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Social Security When FDR took over the presidency he had to figure out a way to improve the American economy In August of 1935 President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law WhiteHousegov The law was to provide money to the old sick and penniless A certain percentage of the employee and employers wages was to be removed from each paycheck The law passed by a landslide but there were still some against it They said that the working people contributing to this social security program would never see their money again and they were being flat robbed Well today we are starting to see that problem arise for the future The money is estimated to be gone in less than thirty years Sanford and that is the optimistic number With the Baby Boomer generation about to retire the funds will collapse and the people who have given money out of every paycheck they have ever received just might not get the promised return What is needed is a way to stop using the social security fund to pay off other debts and a way to increase the funds without hurting the American people Not enough people pay attention to what goes on in our government nonetheless understand it We all know that the US spends a ton of money on national defense I am not saying that we should not spend a good deal of money but is it entirely too much Could some of this money be used to refill the social security funds If we do not face this problem and find a just and promising solution the fate of economic security and social welfare for the American people will be very grim Many foreseeing problems are starting to arise due to social security neglect One example comes from the
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