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Last week Barack Obama tried to force a budget deal with Congress he'd find favorable. If the debt ceiling wasn't raised, his way he threatened to stop all Social Security and Federal Retirement Checks from going to to people who paid into those funds all there lives. Unfortunately he has that authority. I noticed he didn't mention stopping funding for his pet agenda programs or Air Force one. Obama care, to which no one has yet been forced to contribute to, would it seems
still be funded as would his Race to the Top agenda.. Once upon a time, he would have not have had that power.
When Franklin Roosevelt started the Social Security Program, he swore to the American people the fund would never be used to fund anything except Social Security and under no circumstances would it ever be used to fund other government operations or programs. FDR died, it took a while, but so did his promise
In the mid 1960's, Lyndon Johnson had a problem, actually he had a lot of problems, come to think of it he, himself was a problem, but that's another topic. He'd started a war, a big very, very expensive war. He'd also initiated his "Great Society" the largest social program the United States had ever undertaken and it wasn't cheap. He needed money, and a lot of it, he also needed it quick