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Social Security Insurance

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 07-08-2009

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I may be one of the lucky ones….I am drawing some of the money that I have paid into Federal Old Age Retirement….I paid all my working life and now I am reaping benefits from some of those labors…I hope my children will be as fortunate as me, that there will be money left to assist them in their old age, but I can’t help but wonder about it….Just how many dollars are a trillion?…How long does it take to accumulate a trillion dollars?…If there are 300 million Americans and we each donated 1,000 dollars, what is that?, 300 billion and my calculator will not go that high and all ten fingers and toes don’t help…Do our congressmen have calculators that will register that many zeros?….You know folks, that may be the problem…They don’t know how much a trillion dollars are either….

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