Social Security was presented to the Supreme Court in a different way because the government was/is not allowed to do an insurance or pension program. It is allowed to tax and spend, so SS was passed that way.
In practice, however, Social Security has worked exactly like a pension program. Though benefitees are technically owed nothing, they end up getting paid based on what they put in.
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
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