Social Security Is Irrelevant to the Deficit – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

But even if they were, it is difficult to see how cutting Social Security could to be part of the solution. Under the law Social Security is not supposed to be part of the budget. It is an entirely separate program financed on its own. This is not just a rhetorical point. We can talk about Social Security facing a financing shortfall in the future precisely because it is solely financed by its own revenue stream.

via Social Security Is Irrelevant to the Deficit – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com.

 

Nice article that hits the points in regards to talking about Social Security, the budget, and the deficit

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