Because that system is supposed to be a safety net!is Social Security don't add one dime to our dept.it the only thing in gov. that pays its way .why would this even be a issue in trying cut debt?unless its just a way try rob the old folks of their retirement.
Politicians have robbed from it and misappropriated those funds for stupid $#IT. If it isn't locked so they cannot continue to robbed from it old folks and handicapped Americans will have to eat cat food! Ignoring the truth has not worked yet, we are now within 10 or 20 years of bankrupting that system!