Statements about Social Security
"In his book, (Ken) Cuccinelli questions whether Medicare and Social Security should exist."
"In Galveston, Texas, they have allowed people to privatize part of their Social Security. And people are building wealth."
"In 1950, the average American lived for 68 years and 16 workers supported one retiree. Today, the average life expectancy is 78 and three workers support one retiree."
"The (national) debt really added up $75 trillion in 2010 and is on track to hit $99 trillion this year."
"You’ve got each day 10,000 new seniors, baby boomers, becoming eligible for the entitlement programs."
Says "Congressman Eric Cantor wants to eliminate Social Security."
The United states is "borrowing more than 40 cents of every dollar we spend."
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