After years of abuse by Congress, Americans now face a looming problem. Our country’s social security system is insolvent. That means the money will run out within a few years. Social Security is one of the most popular and important programs in our country, so we have to find a way to fund it permanently.
What about levying a tax on goods we import into the United States? American consumers buy trillions of dollars worth of imported goods every day. Even if we only charge a fraction of what we import, I think we’d have enough money to get by. Our seniors would be better off, as would other American citizens who depend on them.
What does $5,500 a month sound like for a Social Security check? We could. Don’t older Americans deserve a raise?
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