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Report: Social Security Plan To Delay Payments To Seniors Revealed

Social Security is the only income many individuals rely on the retirement.

And politicians are coming up with new plans to mess with it.

And delay many individual’s payouts.

The politicians are great at finding projects to spend money on. It is the easiest way to buy voters and power. But these projects often suffer from terrible deficiencies. Either they are short-sighted or they generate unintended consequences that negate any program benefit. And they always blow their budget.

According to our source, American Conservative Herald, Sen. Marco Rubio and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump, are reportedly collaborating on a paid leave plan. Even though no official policy has been rolled out, Rubio supports a so-called “conservative” version of paid family leave: giving new parents the option to delay their Social Security payments and draw benefits while at home with a newborn.

But this plan is not conservative. Instead, it expands an overburdened entitlement program that desperately needs to be reformed. It is similar to the private practice of  “taking money out of your house.” Rubio would like to create a maternity leave program in the same way. In effect, participants would be “taking money out” of their Social Security benefits to help fund time off to care for a newborn.

Harvard economist Martin Feldstein found in 1996 that each dollar of expected Social Security benefit reduces retirement savings by 60 cents. Social Security itself has disincentivized private savings, and it’s expansion into paid leave would only exacerbate this unfortunate trend. Rep. Tom Garrett recently proposed a plan that would allow individuals to delay retirement in exchange for some student loan forgiveness.

But Social Security was not created to pay for family leave or student debt forgiveness. It was created to eliminate poverty among the elderly, a goal it may not accomplish if the fund is constantly raided. Rubio and Garret are both wrong for the reason explained. They are both Republicans, but there will be Democrats who will be ready with their own plans to use Social Security funds.

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  1. JOAN MORRIS

    February 10, 2018 at 1:28 am

    Keep your hands off of Social Security period, they last times money was borrowed from the SS fund, you asses don’t pay it back. No More Loans or New Prograns get paid from SS!

    • Jane Preston

      February 10, 2018 at 1:46 am

      Joan, Lets email Rubio and Ivanka and OUR Senators and Reps on this subject. Need to spread the word about this and FLOOD the emails. Email Trump TOO! He does get the message.

    • Shirley Wesson

      February 10, 2018 at 3:08 am

      I agree. Keep your hands off Social security

  2. Barbara Moffitt

    February 10, 2018 at 1:29 am

    Please leave our ss alone. I’ve worked to hard & long for it. I should soon be able to collect and will need it desperately.

  3. Ronald Wimber

    February 10, 2018 at 1:30 am

    If they cut my ssi i will be going to washington with my guns i will shoot as many of these bastards as i can get to and i will wate one my law makers to come home and shoot on sight DO NOT FUCK WITH MY INCOME ASS HOLES

    • George DeVirgilio

      February 10, 2018 at 1:35 am

      I think many of us seniors feel the same way. Let’s mess with the poloiticians pay instead.

    • Jane Preston

      February 10, 2018 at 1:45 am

      Ronald: I’m with you! It’s all I have because of them I lost 20 years of Stock Retirement in 2002, then invested in a beautiful home later and Obama Killed my Industry so I lost the (investment) House. I’m happy with my little SS money but God help me if someone messes with it.

  4. Brenda Crawford

    February 10, 2018 at 1:30 am

    i’ve paid into social security since i was very young and now that it’s all i have to live on from month to month….I DO NOT WANT TO HEAR ABOUT LOSING IT FOR SCHOOL DEBTS OR PAID LEAVE FOR HAVING BABIES….. IT’S JUST NOT RIGHT SO PLEASE, DON’T MESS WITH OUR ONLY SURVIVAL , SOCIAL SECURITY….

    • Jane Preston

      February 10, 2018 at 1:50 am

      Brenda, Lets EMAIL Rubio, Ivanka, Pres. Trump, and OUR Senators and Reps.
      We need to FLOOD their Email Box NOW. Spread the Word.

  5. David 0512

    February 10, 2018 at 1:33 am

    Leave your freakin hands off Social Sécurity

  6. david bucher

    February 10, 2018 at 1:33 am

    This idea, though has merits, SHOULD NEVER DRAW ITS FUNDING SOURCE FROM SOCIAL SECURITY. Tax baby products like cigarettes or ask those businesses who benefit from the family and baby business to pay for it. Just saying

  7. Sheila Bliesath

    February 10, 2018 at 1:33 am

    Is this article call SS an entitlement? If so that is BS. It is a fund that every working person and their employer has paid into. Smarten up!

  8. ROBERT MALLORY

    February 10, 2018 at 1:35 am

    TELL THOSE BRAINDEAD SCUMBAG POLITICIANS TO KEEP THEIR FUCKING FINGERS OUT OF OUR SOCIAL SECURITY !!!!!! THESE DUMBASS POLITICIANS ARE ALWAYS COMING UP WITH SOME COCK-A-MAYME IDEA TO ROB OUR SOCIAL SECURITY !!!!!!

  9. tracy mcpherson

    February 10, 2018 at 1:36 am

    NO NO MORE “BORROWING FROM SOCIAL SECURITY” If they haven paid in for 50= years unless there is a medical reason they do not get a dime.

  10. Jane Preston

    February 10, 2018 at 1:41 am

    I hope they don’t mess with these benefits. I could NOT live without my SS. I certainly paid into it over the years making 50K to 100K, per year. I can’t work due to the fact, I can’t Stand for long or walk much due to severe arthritis.
    I guess I will have to Email Rubio and Ivanka to try and stop their way of thinking. Besides it has been said for years 70% of people have NO Retirement plans other than SS. I had stocks of 20 years for retirement and Loss all of it in the 2002 Bust in the Stock Market and it was Payne and Weber’s FAULT. Never invested again. My choice, maybe a bad one, but hey what can you build up in 14 years left of work? No much to speak of. So I invested in a home, then Obama came along and KILLEd my Industry of work, so then I lost the house. I had very bad luck, got over it, and very happy sharing rent with a brother. I’m sure hard days are ahead again, but I offer my pain and suffering to GOD for my sins. I only live for him now.

    • James Hubbard

      February 10, 2018 at 3:43 am

      Thanks for expressing many of my thoughts!!!

      • James Hubbard

        February 10, 2018 at 3:45 am

        “Awaiting moderation”???? wth!

  11. J. Coleman

    February 10, 2018 at 1:57 am

    Hands off ass holes. Pay back what you already stole.

  12. eramthgin

    February 10, 2018 at 2:57 am

    The heck with that stuff! Social security above welfare. If your on SS your payments are no where near what welfare recipients get.

  13. Linda Mangels

    February 10, 2018 at 2:59 am

    First, I’m sure we all realize this, but it always bears repeating. Social Security is ‘Not’ an entitlement! For that reason, and including so many other reasons, it is ‘not’ monies that are available for those who would like to, just ‘borrow’ and do with as ‘they’ see fit. It is playing with our money that we have all payed in over our many working years. It is just not theirs to take.

  14. James Hubbard

    February 10, 2018 at 3:51 am

    In case you’re not aware … the Social Security Fund has been robbed over the years to pay for other things – most not nearly as important as the money collected for senior’s retirement … money taken out of their earlier pay checks!

    I’m guessing there are other funds that have been robbed to pay for immediate needs as well:-(

  15. Elijah

    February 10, 2018 at 4:07 am

    This is about the biggest bunch of crap. I hope Rubio can get a primary opp. nest time who will be a real conservative.

  16. TIMOTHY R. JONES

    February 10, 2018 at 4:38 am

    LEAVE OUR SS ALONE. YOU HAVE STOLEN ENOUGH FROM AMERICANS!

  17. deborahf.maness

    February 10, 2018 at 4:50 am

    I am 67 years old Congress needs to keep their hands off of my social Security!!!!!!!!!

  18. Fran Nichols

    February 10, 2018 at 4:51 am

    Take from your pay of $175,000 , not from money that we worked for of $1300 from which we have to pay health insurance.
    You have “borrowed and borrowed” from our retirement fund, and have never paid it back. Now you are giving it to illegal aliens who didn’t pay a Penney into it. And now, use it for family leave??? You are killing us.
    You are stealing from the group of citizens who get the least, after working their whole lives. Most get no other income.

  19. peggyanncolton

    February 10, 2018 at 5:53 am

    MARCO RUBIO AND TOM GARRET ARE MAKING A TRAGIC MISTAKE..MARCO RUBIO HAD BETTER HAVE A CARE..THE STATE OF FLORIDA HAS MANY SENIOR CITIZENS….AND ALL ACROSS AMERICA..AND TOM GARRET SOUNDS LIKE A LOONY BERNIE SANDERS..WHY SHOULD ANYONE OTHER THAN THE BORROWERS PAY BACK THEIR STUDENT LOANS?.EVERYDAY THAT I WAKE UP THEIR IS SOMETHING ELSE SOME DAMN FOOL IN POLITICS IS TRYING TO SHOVE DOWN OUR THROATS..PRESIDENT TRUMP IS HAVING A HARD TIME WITH WITH THE DANGEROUS COMMUNIST DEMOCRATIC PARTY,THAT ARE GOING TO DESTROY THIS WONDERFUL COUNTRY OF OURS IF WE WAIT TO LONG..MARCO RUBIO IS STARTING TO SOUND LIKE A LIBERAL..AND GARRET IS STARTING TO SOUND LIKE A FOOL..I SAY AGAIN,THAT WE CAN MAKE A START BY VOTING IN NOVEMBER TO KICK THE LOONY LEFT OUT OF OFFICE AND START TAKING OUR COUNTRY BACK..

  20. Penny Williams

    February 10, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Leave Social Security alone!!! Ivanka Trump already got an increase in child care when her father did the tax overhall. Ivanka needs to stay out of politics because she only helps her pet peeves and doesn’t really care about any other problems in the world. How in the world did people take care of their children and work before Ivanka decided that they need parental leave to take care of their babies. She’s an idiot in my mind and I do not like her at all. She should not be in politics and is very partial to things that suit her needs!!!

  21. micky muxwell

    February 10, 2018 at 7:46 am

    Trump and his fellow billionaire corporate thieves will find themselves unemployed if they start stealing our Social Security–like they are already starving our children and seniors!Trump the filthy lewd pedophile is going to be in prison long before 2020 anyway! He will be going to prison for Treason and Serial-Rape and Pedophilia—and for shining Putin’s knob! Filthiest and most corrupt “president” in our history! BERNIE 2020 “BIRDIE”! For I HAVE SPOKEN!

  22. Wilma Harman

    February 10, 2018 at 7:47 am

    New ways to pay for other welfare programs should come from money that is not ear marked for Social security. What is more important, life or time off? Leave SS Alone Unless You want To pay back what You Borrowed.

  23. Frances Shannon

    February 10, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    I paid into Social Security for 51 yrs and now Paul Ryan is wanting to stop it so he can give to the illegals. What Washington needs to do is cut all the high salaries these asshole in Washington draw in half and give that money back to the government. Let them see how most Americans live.

  24. Donna Thurlow

    February 10, 2018 at 6:51 pm

    What is wrong with you people, all of you have been saying is that SS is not going to last much longer and now you want to take more money out. Does anyone in Washington have a brain. You people are suppose to be fixing SS NOT RUINING IT. I hope Washington starts using some COMMON SENSE and will leave SS alone.

  25. Carrie

    February 10, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    They need to quit funding illegal immigrants instead of taking away our social security. Obama broke many businesses and many have nothing left but social security. However, too many young people on SSI that should not be. I know several just as able to work as I am. Being lazy is not a disability. Some are truly disabled but many are not. Retirement benefits are a different story. Workers paud into this pot and it should not be borrowed against for any other purpose.

  26. Roxy Ashline

    February 10, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    Leave ss alone. Pay it back for all the money already taken from it. It would be in fine shape then. I paid ss for my retirement not to give it up for paid maternity or any other hairbrained scheme. Remember, this is my money, not yours to spend at will.

  27. Fred Taggy

    February 10, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    Am sure proponents of this proposal would never agree, much more propose this proposal if they are presently retired and mostly dependent on their SSS pension! Don’t touch our already shrinking retirement fund!

  28. Fred Chiu

    February 11, 2018 at 12:26 am

    These are not conditions of Social Security. When we had kids you worked two jobs. We didn’t have FMLA. NO WORK NO PAY. What I worked for was not to pay someone to sit on their ass at home, take weeks off because they had a baby. That sounds nasty but that is a pure fact. Keep giving the farm away. These people having kids are going to have to figure it out. You save to get what you want and you don’t borrow what you can’t give back it’s that simple. We DON’T support you Social Security of what we WORKED FOR is not a lending institution. We workers paid our dues and we won’t pay yours as that is your job

  29. TIMOTHY R. JONES

    February 11, 2018 at 1:56 am

    WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE. WE WORKED OUR WHOLKE LIVES TO GET THE MEAGER AMOUNT THAT WE GET FROM SS. ATTN. KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF OF OUR SOCIAL SECURITY. WE EARNED IT AND IT IS OURS! IF YOU MESS WITH IT THIS WILL BE THE BEST WAY TO NOT GET ELECTED AGAIN!!! BE WARNED IF YOU WANT TO KEEP YOUR JOBS LEAVES OUIR SS ALONE!

  30. Keith B. Dauber

    February 11, 2018 at 4:03 am

    Replace the money you in Congress have already looted.No welfare for refugees and illegal aliens, no free medical, no free school for their kids. No more perks for the Senate and Congress. You rape hard working American’s and Pat yourself on the back. The courts are corrupt just like every Politician. Term limits eight years, no retirement, go back to your previous job, no free medical for you and your family’s for life, no security for you once you leave office. Try living like those you Lord over. Greed is what your all about. Enjoy the flames if he’ll for your lies, theft, and disrespectful attitude to those you are supposed to serve.

  31. barbara meints

    February 11, 2018 at 4:28 am

    How about all of the members of Congress taking a pay cut until they earn what they are making and do what they were voted on to do.

  32. Donna Brazel

    February 11, 2018 at 2:54 pm

    If they want to delay anyone’s pay delay all politician s pay for the next 5 years!!! Thoses if us that have to have our money to have our meds our food our life can’t wait for our money!!!! Paid leave and student lines are not our problem!! We paid ours while we were working and paid leave is crap if you take it from us!! They have had time to save up for a leave !its on them not Us ! They just want to have more hand outs at the expense of us!!! I count on every penny of my 654.00 dollars a month !!

  33. Sue

    March 3, 2018 at 1:56 am

    Keep your damn hands off our social security, we paid in, it’s ours!

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