Originally Posted by Jakarta Expat
No I never said that nor thought that, I am saying that I feel you probably have the same attitude about SS as I have had for the past 10 years. I have managed my finanaces to never expect or depend on a fat or any SS check inmy old age. Yes I desreve it as I made the contribution and if it comes fine, icing on the cake but if it does not I will not go hungry. IIf the SS check does not come I will be in the same boat a lot more people are in that are much worse off than I will be.
YOU don't pay taxes. How are you going to receive SS???
You have no real right to complain about the government because you DON'T fund it and you shouldn't expect $hit.