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Social Security Announcement Rocks Washington – They Said This Would Never Happen

Social Security still remains one of the biggest problem in the United states.

All attempts for it’s reforming have failed.

Take a look what happened now.

According to Patriot Journal:

Social Security as a program was first created back in 1935 from president Roosevelt. It was originaly meant to alleviate the problems most Americans face when they reach retirement age. All attempts for it’s reforming in the past have failed and meanwhile more and more Americans are retiring which makes big problem to the program.

CNS News reporeted:

In fiscal 2017, real Social Security Administration spending topped $1 trillion for the first time, according data published in the Monthly Treasury Statement.

The Social Security Administration spent a total $1,000,812,000,000 in fiscal 2017, according to the Treasury.

That was about 37 times as much as the Department of State spent during the year ($27,061,000,000), 32 times as much as the Department of Justice ($30,977,000,000), and 20 times as much as the Department of Homeland Security ($50,502,000,000)…

In a statement to CNSNews.com, the Social Security Administration acknowledged that the combined spending for the Social Security program (Old Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance) and the Supplemental Security Income program did exceed $1 trillion in fiscal 2017, but that spending for the Social Security program alone did not reach that level during the year. SSA noted that its latest trustees report projects that spending on the Social Security program alone will top $1 trillion in fiscal 2019.

Under Obama’s Administration the payout increases slowed a lot, which makes us wonder what was happening then.

Many Americans payed on this program just to ensure their life when they retire. Kind of security for the old age. The Government is actually really good when spending money that belongs to someone else, and that leads many people to consider whether they get what they paid for.

Remains to see will the Social Security get their money back.

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55 Comments

55 Comments

  1. LeeAnna Crookshanks

    November 29, 2017 at 1:04 am

    I think they need to take it from obama who was skimming it from us instead of increasing it each year.The dirty crook is filthy rich now while we are struggling.I think his income and houses should be garnished and taken and he should be put in an israeli prison😆.

    • Barbara Walsh

      December 16, 2017 at 5:46 am

      I agree and well stated LeeAnna

    • h. kerchofer

      January 7, 2018 at 1:10 am

      Agree, Obama took as much as he could get away with from our SS . The greedy asshole should be fined!

    • Ralph Kneale

      January 9, 2018 at 1:15 am

      Amen!!

    • Helen Trepanier

      January 9, 2018 at 2:19 am

      i COULDN’T AGREE WITH YOU MORE. SOCIAL SECURITY WAS TO BE USED FOR THOSE RETIRING, BUT IT GOT USED FOR EVERYTHING ELSE. THAT IS OUR MONEY, fIGURE OUT THE NUMBER OF YEARS YOU WORKED AND HOW MUCH WAS TAKEN OUT OF THOSE CHECKS FOR SOCIAL SECURITY, AND THEY ARE TRYING TO TAKE IT AWAY FROM US NOW. SHAME ON THIS ROTTEN GOVERNMENT TRICK AGAIN.

  2. Jim

    November 29, 2017 at 2:00 am

    It’s our money and the Congress has stolen most of it on their crap programs. How about we take the money congress men and women get for their retirement, insurance, and other breaks away from them and put the money back into our Social Security fund!

    • Carol Gibson

      December 19, 2017 at 5:01 pm

      yep

    • h. kerchofer

      January 7, 2018 at 1:11 am

      agree

    • Cheryl

      January 9, 2018 at 2:59 am

      Amen!

  3. Betty Dudley

    November 29, 2017 at 2:10 am

    Stop giving Social Security money to those who have never contributed and stop giving it to illegals!!!!

  4. barry fanning

    November 29, 2017 at 2:26 am

    if the federal gov. paid back all of the I.O.U.s s.s. would be more than solvent

  5. Rico

    November 29, 2017 at 2:28 am

    Whoever is thinking about that is going to run into that bullet that was planned for Trump.

  6. barry fanning

    November 29, 2017 at 2:30 am

    if the federal gov. paid back all of the IOUs S.S. would be more than solvent

    • brenda steed

      January 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

      Your exactly right plus they have a lot of money they are lying because

      Americans pass away in their 60s and they never collect it or just collect it for a couple of years.

  7. Peggy

    November 29, 2017 at 3:16 am

    I know for a fact that illegals with no SS number have been receiving payments from SS, even income tax refunds they have not earned. In the meantime, Americans are being denied access to it when they need it!! How is that right or fair??!!

  8. B Crawford

    November 29, 2017 at 4:08 am

    Take bit out of Obama’s Hide! He wasted so much of the Taxpayers Money on his vacations, make him pay back that money with Interest fromall his Speaking engagements, and cancel his Pension & Presidential Library! Voila, that should cover Social Security for quite awhile!

    • faye

      January 6, 2018 at 8:41 pm

      I a 100% in agree met with that plan

  9. B Crawford

    November 29, 2017 at 4:08 am

    It out of Obama’s Hide! He wasted so much of the Taxpayers Money on his vacations, make him pay back that money with Interest fromall his Speaking engagements, and cancel his Pension & Presidential Library! Voila, that should cover Social Security for quite awhile!

  10. Marilyn polk

    November 29, 2017 at 4:38 pm

    Cut wages to congress amd let them put back what they took out of it…would be a start in the right direction…stop their perks and stop paying for their charges that are brought against them..start putting back for a change….stop all payments to refugees…any illegals should not be drawing any money from soc.sec.

    • Bev

      December 28, 2017 at 10:30 pm

      They just got a $20,000 a yr pay increase. I got $0, was hoping for the $2, but that didnt happen.

  11. sandy jones

    November 29, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    IN MY OPINION SOCIAL SECURITIES MONEY PUT IN BY EMPOYEES WHO WANT TO HAVE MONEY WHEN THEY RETIRE SHOULD NOT BE USED BY OTHERS AS WE THE PEOPLE PUT THAT MONEY IN SAVINGS FOR WHEN WE RETIRE ITS NOT PUT IN SAVINGS FOR OTHER TO TAKE FROM TO USE AS YHEY WANT IT IS TAKEN FROM OUR PAY CHECKS FOR THE YEARS WE WORKED SO WE CAN CLAIM IT AT AN RETIREMENT AGE !OTHER THAT BORROW FRM THAT MONEY SHOULD BE MADE TO PAY WHAT THEY BORROWED BACK !ITS THE ONES PUTTING IN TO ITS MONEY NOT THE ONES THAT DONT CONTRIBUTE TO ITS MONEY ,ONLY THE ONES THAT PAY INTO IT THRU THIER EMPLOYMENT !! SO MY ADVISE LEAVE ALL THE ONES THAT PAID INTO IT FOR YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT MONEY THE HECK ALONE .THAT IS OUR RETIREMENT WHEN WE REACH RETIREMENT AGE !SO HANDS OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Pamela Brown

    November 29, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    If they get rid of the fraud, the “disabled” benefits being abused, and the illegals collecting, it would probably be cut in half. Save some for the hard-working Americans, who actually worked & paid into it their whole life!- But that’s just common sense, which plays no role here!

  13. Nancy Uhlers

    November 30, 2017 at 3:18 am

    If the government would have kept their hands out of it we probably would be ok!

  14. Linda Jackson

    November 30, 2017 at 4:36 am

    They are trying to do AWAY with what I PAID in is bad ENOUGH but give it to some ILLEGAL ALIEN better NOT HAPPEN!!!

  15. MaryAnn33

    November 30, 2017 at 5:54 am

    Just take it from Obama and Clinton and all the reps that stole our money to give themselves a turn on easy street on our backs.

  16. J. Coleman

    November 30, 2017 at 8:03 am

    It would be no problem if Congress had not stole from it several times. Make them pay it back, problem solved.

  17. Terry

    November 30, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Only US CITIZENS, not illegals, should be allowed to collect any Social Security benefits.

  18. Steven Vermillion

    December 1, 2017 at 12:36 am

    Two things here being ignored, Social Security has been ROBBED… NO attempt to pay it back and many never make it to retirement aged do to accident, illness, military death and so on… All their money paid in is not accounted for… Then add the burdan of illegals and other collecting SS without EVER paying into it… The Problem is NOT with the Number of Retirees, it is with Gready politicians who can’t stand to see un-spent money and padding their voter base with SS handouts to those who didn’t every pay into it…

    • Pamela Benson

      January 9, 2018 at 2:42 am

      You are right on! Our fine leaders need to keep their mitts off our money! Pay back what they’ve borrowed too!!

  19. William Melton

    December 1, 2017 at 12:51 am

    This is a part of Killary’s plan to kill off the old and the sick .

  20. Patricia Walstad

    December 1, 2017 at 12:59 am

    If congress hadn’t stole a huge chunk of social security, and given it to illegal aliens and refugees it would be solvent. You had better rectify this situation, the only people who should collect it are working citizens.

  21. James Lyon

    December 1, 2017 at 1:48 am

    MAKE THE GOVERNMENT PAY BACK WHAT THEY TOOK FROM US AND S.S. WILL BE OKAY IF NOT FIRE ALL OF THEM WE CAN DO BETTER THEN WHAT WE HAVE NOW WE ARE DOING BETTER THEN WHAT WE HAD THANK GOD

  22. Bonnie Shearer

    December 1, 2017 at 4:23 am

    Social Security is a Ponzi Scheme. They take our money, spend it their way and then tax us and tell us we only get a portion of what we should get. Anytime we do get a raise, mine goes down because the benefits go up more than the raise.

    • vet

      January 9, 2018 at 3:04 am

      Amen the med care goes up and eats the raise , sorry bastards !!

  23. Alice

    December 2, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Government IOU’s are only good for TOILET PAPER. Get OUR money back by taking it out of the raises the gov politicians keep voting for themselves

  24. Candace Poste

    December 5, 2017 at 3:32 am

    Perhaps if the government were not giving Social Security to people who had never paid a dime into it there would be enough for those of us who have been paying all these years. This should come to an end NOW

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    • h. kerchofer

      January 7, 2018 at 1:13 am

      agree

  25. Danny Anson (@1Anson1)

    December 22, 2017 at 11:46 pm

    The zionist servants will turn us on each other because their globalized scheme off shored the SS tax base. We suffer so rich men can screw us.

  26. BARBARA N LYNDS

    January 6, 2018 at 4:13 am

    I THOUGHT WE THE PEOPLE RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY WERE TO RECEIVE A 2.2% INCREASE. OH, MINE WENT TO MEDICARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I DIDN’T RECEIVE ONE PENNY ON MY MONTHYLY CHECK. WHEN CONGRESS, THE SENATE AND THE REST OF GOV. RECEIVE A RAISE THEY GET A LARGE AMOUNT ON THER CHECK. THAT’S PURE BALONEY. THEY TAKE FROM SOCIAL SECURITY…..HOW DARE ANYONE TAKE FROM WHAT WE THE PEOPLE HAVE PUT IN.

    IF ANYONE WANTS MY VOTE AGAIN I BETTER HEAR FROM SOMEONE!!!!!!!!! BARBARA N LYNDS (bnlynds53@comcast.net).

  27. philip labosky

    January 6, 2018 at 6:21 am

    WHEN THE DEMOCRATS GIVE S S MONEY FOR VOTES , IT IS WRONG ! ! ! ANOTHER REASON FOR VOTER I. D.

  28. John Godwin

    January 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Why not list where the money was used? I mean how many illegals received funds that they never paid into? How much did the administrators get as wages and benefits? Why has the government failed to remove the cap from the amount paid into Social Security? These are questions that everyone of the politicians should have to answer for. In fact everyone involved in doling out our funds to people that are not entitled to it should be fired, arrested, put in jail, and made to repay the Social Security System. If it was handled as it was set up, the Social Security Recipients would have been getting COLA increases all along, instead of our corrupt government removing things from the equation that to figure the COLA. Now they want the Senior Citizens to pay for their corrupt mishandling of the funds and wait longer to retire. Surely to goodness voters will not re-elect these lowlife mishandlers to our Congress and Senate.

  29. DebC

    January 6, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    Those of us who have worked hard to earn this money should be the ones who receive. Find another way to supplement the sanctuary cities and illegals who come here to suck us dry of funds. Perhaps those in Washington wouldn’t mind a 20% (or more) pay cut to help out the illegals? I’m sure that would be just fine, since they seem to want programs for these people. Let the Americans who WORK FOR THEIR MONEY be the ones who receive

  30. Mary

    January 6, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    In my opinion Obama should have his retirement money taken away and put back in the social security fund our government before Trump stole our money not just Obama at the state level also there all corrupt bandits thought they would never get cought we have a leader now that is draining the swamp !!! Hopefully he will get it back for us. No more stealing from our hard earned money. Theft is a jail sentence they should all get time and stop their pay checks. I’m so angry we got a raise part of it gores to Medicare so when it’s done a whopping maybe $7.00 that’s a gallon of milk and a loaf of bread if your lucky and get it on sale. I’m working to be able to have extra I’m 72 still paying into Medicare and social security on what I earn when you get my age we shouldn’t have to pay into them at all. I would like to retire but I can’t if I want to eat and have gas for my car. When my husband passed there was no life Insurence we never purchased that was a mistake.

  31. SJONES

    January 6, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    YOU SOB BETTER LEAVE OUR MONEY ALONE AS WE PAID IT IN BOCCA YEARS IT BETTER BE THERE WHEN I RETIRE OR YOULL BE PAYING IT BACK TO ALL OF US YOU STOLE IT FROM YOURE NOTHING BUT GREEDY SOB THAT NEED TO LEAVE OUR MONEY ALONE!

  32. Glenn Spain

    January 6, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Social Security was not meant for the government to take money for its use, when its the peoples funding at retirement age. The government owes that fund a trillion or more dollars, and it has not paid it back. The government has committed its own embezzlement on the backs of the taxpayers of this country. Until the government gets its house in order and stops stealing the peoples money, we the people should not support government run programs that use the taxpayers money at all. I hope Trump will see to it that the people are more important than the government agencies we support as Americans.

  33. Mort

    January 9, 2018 at 1:34 am

    Used to be Social Security payments were not taxed! It’s time to return to that idea!

  34. Helen Trepanier

    January 9, 2018 at 2:24 am

    WE NEED VOTER ID IN THE WORST OF WAYS. WHO IS GOING TO STEP UP AND PUT IT THROUGH???

  35. vet

    January 9, 2018 at 3:02 am

    Yes when LBJ started stealing the SS money the government got use to stealing and leaving IOU’s so now they want to call it an entitlement , which is BS and think we don’t know whAt the real problem is , GOVERNMENT SPENDING !!! you always hear cut SS, but never hear cut he damn WELFARE !!!

  36. Dorothy Hendrickson

    January 10, 2018 at 4:00 am

    All the money that was taken out to use for others things must be returned. Start with the money Obama took to support the Muslim refugees brought into the Country by Obama. Well I think you senators and congressmen better give up any money you have in your pension accounts. All the money being payed for your health care to can go I to the SS fund. No more payouts for people who did not pay in either.

  37. jan courtney

    January 10, 2018 at 5:19 am

    This is why we can’t take anymore people because S.S.I. is the last place in fact forget about it.It’s for the people who are getting it now. When we die off money should be there for the next retired Tax Payer. I know for a fact people are running around on Disability getting 2,ooo a month and they have not one thing wrong with them.Barak Obama took 224 billion out of our S.S.I. he was in charge of it.Trump found out it was gone the keepers of the money point to Obama. What President has bought an airplane after their term was up? Obama that’s who and a Mansion 2 miles from the white house.Like he’s going to take it over again with gun Power.

  38. Diana

    January 10, 2018 at 9:36 am

    Social Security Fund was possible through FICA deductions from the working classes taxpayers, but Congress & other politicians have borrowed from it & not paying back the Funds! Other issues like refugee & immigrants are receiving these funds that they didn’t pay into & never will pay into it. Obama gave taxpayer money to indigents that will never put into the SSF but will only drain these funds paid into by working middle Class people in essence rob fro the middle class & give to the poor!

    We work our fingers to the bones in hopes someday we can receive benefits to help us retire with some Security! Politicans have robbed us blind to cover their asses! Then Obama the socialist took our SSF & gave it to the refugees!

  39. Helen Proffitt

    January 11, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    If we knew how much of our money has been given to the illegals we would probably be livid. I read when they come in here the government gives them food, Housing, furniture and clothing – and this just keep going on because why would they go to work when they are living off of us for free!

  40. Phillip Dale

    January 30, 2018 at 3:59 am

    The Current Administration needs to get the money from Obama and put it back in Social Security where it belongs. That POS and all the predesessors have taken from SS and used the money for everything other thank SS. Get it back from Obama !!

  41. STEVE SCHOMMER

    January 31, 2018 at 11:01 pm

    THE ONLY THING THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY THESE CORRUPT POLITICIANS STEAL FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IS A REVOLUTION AND THAT’S COMING SOON!!!!!🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕☠☠☠☠

  42. Sandra Ward

    February 17, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    CUT OFF ALL ILLEGALS AND STOP OUR MONEY LEAVING THIS OUR COUNTRY WITH DIRECT DEPOSITS TO OUTSIDE OUR COUNTRY I HAVE GONE TO DIFFERENT SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICES AND I SEE A LOT OF NON AMERICANS GETTING SOCIAL SECURITY EVEN THEIR TV SCREENS HAVE DIFFERANT LANGUAGES PURE TRASH CUT THEM ALL OFF, ALL THE LAZY MOOCHERS OBUMA GAVE OUR MONEY TO CUT THEM ALL OFF NOW AMERICANS ARE NOT PAID BABY SITTERS ……… WE DEMAND OUR MONEY BACK NOW NO MORE FREE . MONEY CUT THEM OFF NOW … WHAT IS THE NAME FOR THAT NUMBER 1….THAT IS ALL THE MONEY OBUMA SPENT ON ALL THOSE ILLEGALS TO PAY FOR THERE VOTES SO HILLARY WOULD WIN THE ELECTION PLUS ALL MOOCHELL DESIGNER DRESSES AND ALL THERE VACATIONS AND THEIR 600 MILLION DOLLAR BOMB SHELTER. WHERE WERE ALL THE SOCIAL SECURITY PROFESIONALS.WHY DID THEY NOT STOP THIS ARE THEY ALL ILLEGALS WORKING THERE AND HELPING THEMSELVES AS WELL FIRE THEM ALL AND PUT HARD CORE AMERICANS AND FIRE EVERY ONE ONLY HARD CORE AMERICANS…CAN WORK HERE..NO MORE BLEEDING HEART LIBERALS ..

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