60,000 Border and Customs Agents Told to Take Furloughs
If our suggestions over past years about mining the borders had been taken seriously, we wouldn't need the 60,000 Border Patrol agents in the first place.
Think of how much money for payroll, health care, retirement benefits, vacations, uniform allowances, overtime, off-road vehicles, and taxpayer subsidized emergency room and education services, etc. could have been saved. Politicians, and voters have allowed, Social Security to be turned into a welfare program.
Go into any Social Security office and you will see mostly people who have paid nothing into the system who are nowhere near retirement age. Politicians who have passed legislation to sign them up for all sorts of unearned benefits have bought their votes. This "theft" of producer money has most certainly led to a reduction in the funds available for those who paid into the fund for all of their working lives.
Under the current Administration the producers will pay more taxes to support a huge, self-inflicted government expense that is forcing cuts on the LEGAL population for their EARNED Social Security and health care benefits! The fund is running out of money and the politicians are equating those who have produced with those who have not produced and, thanks to long time political hacks like Simpson and Boles, the producers will take the cuts because they are "less noisy," more "docile" and (it is thought by politicians) easier to manipulate! If that's the case, then seniors deserve what they are handed!
All because politicians want to use the money to buy votes and don't have the guts and foresight to choose an effective and AFFORDABLE way to seal the border!
The those deserving individuals and the producers who have paid into the system for all of their lives will now pay through the nose for rotten, lousy political decision making on the part of politicians like Obama, Simpson and Boles... not only in the illegal immigrant area but in a LOT of other areas as well! We wonder when the Middle Class majority will stop being confused about what's happening and wake up to stop the ongoing annihilation of their way of life!