Comment: "It is so much fun to spend other people's money!" - Government

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"It is so much fun to spend other people's money!" - Government

[Washington DC: Phones Ring in massive maze of cubicles]
Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) Tax Collector: Hello. Social Security Administration. May I help you?

go213mph: [You now] call Social Security and Medicare an entitlement even though most of us have been paying for it all our working lives... and now when it’s time for us to collect...

FICA Tax Collector: "go213mph? I'm sorry, I see no record of your payments. Perhaps you have a wrong number?

go213mph: "Entitlement my [redacted], I paid cash for my social security insurance!!!! ..."

FICA Tax Collector: You want Social Security Insurance? I'm sorry, due to running out of funds, they no longer exist. Would you like me to connect you to the new "Federal Benefit Payment Entitlement"?

go213mph: Entitlement my [redacted]! I paid cash...

FICA Tax Collector: One moment please...

go213mph: [Dial tone...]

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul