Yup. It is around 12.5% for SS.
Government pays a maximum of 5% a year. Not always 5%. If it is more, the government keeps it. If it is less, too bad for you!
Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:
Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a