In his budget proposal for fiscal year 1969, President Lyndon Johnson put social security on budget. This made it possible for Congress to " borrow " bilions of dollars from the Social Security fund to the point that there were insufficient funds to grant social security recipients a cost of living adjustment for the years 2010 and 2011. Also, there is talk of reducing benefits in the future.
Therefore, it is important that every one who pays Social Security taxes to send a message to President Obama to take Social Security off budget in his budget proposal presentation to Congress for the next fiscal year.
This and more in my recently published book, For A Better America:Observations, Insights and a Plan for Action by A Ninety Five Year Old American, available at Barnes and Noble . com