- Jul 29, 2001
Uh, Social Security wasn't supposed to go negative for 20 more yrs?
http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/144939/group/Opinion/Those who insist there is no crisis in Social Security and Medicare are undermining the very programs they seek to protect. Social Security and Medicare both are currently cash negative and headed for insolvency.
http://rr.com/news/economy/article/rr/9004/9789448/House_approves_290_billion_increase_in_debt_limitRepublicans - who helped supply votes to increase the debt ceiling just last year - unanimously opposed the legislation, which is required to issue new debt to pay for federal operations and deposit up to $50 billion into the Social Security trust funds.