I have been paying on my Social Security since 1960, when I landed my first job. I'm still working, and paying into my SS. I don't mind that. What I do mind, is our politicians fooling around with the Social Security program, which might damage it beyond practical use. At one time, SS had an abundance of funds, stored up for future use. Our esteemed politicians decided to tap the till, and draw much of that money out, to pay for other debts they incurred. They were supposed to pay that back, but they didn't. Now, there is a new disaster looming on the horizon, and for some reason, nobody seems to be paying attention to it. So many of the illegal aliens, sneaking into our country, with little opposition, are stealing our Social Security numbers, but using an alias name - as long as it's not ours - and bypassing the laws that used to protect us.
All my life, I have carefully guarded my SS#, making sure I didn't have anything in my wallet to display that number. I started avoiding writing it in doctor's offices, dentists, etc., so it wouldn't be left laying around, for some janitor to help themselves to it, and sell it on the black market. Now, it doesn't matter, because there are American citizens, with scores of illegals attached to their Social Security number, using it daily. Do we really think THEY are going to be careful with OUR Social Security number? They're using it the same way we do, but they have no reason to guard it, so it's probably being left laying around, on all kinds of documents - new or used car loans, bank loans, doctor's offices, realtors offices, etc. Our government is so obsessed with making sure homosexuals can get married, protecting "minorities" rights, environmental issues, they've completely forgotton what their duties are - to oversee and protect the MAJORITY of Americans. I'm not saying those things are not important, but there should be priorities. Protecting ALL Americans from fraud, theft, and securing their retirement years should be a priority, not on some back burner.
And then, where is all the money going, that the Social Security Office is taking in, from all these undocumented illegals? I haven't yet, but I AM going to my local SS Office, and ask to see a record of the money they take in that actually doesn't go to anybodys account. One person recently, did a check on his SS#, and found fifty other people using his SS#. That's FIFTY people putting in taxes, that will never see a dollar of it when they retire, or can no longer work. It won't go into the actual account owner's file.That could be a lot of money. And if that's the case, why are our politicians telling us the SS is broke, and people will have to depend on smaller benefits in the future? SOMEBODY is getting that money, and I want to know who it is.