Second, if that fantastic figure you quote is accurate, then 73% of Americans are DENYING REALITY. We cannot continue to make promises without the ability to pay them. You could tax any income over $250k at 100% and you can't make the numbers match.
It's important to note that when people discuss our $15 trillion debt they are conveniently failing to mention the $40 trillion in unfunded entitlements that we are also on the hook for.
Our house of cards is about to collapse. Failing to radically alter Social Security and Medicare will simply speed up the process....and then, no one gets ANYTHING.
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