Obama says he cannot guarantee SSI checks to be delivered. What happened to the $2.6 Trillion dollar trust?

"I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it." -Barack Obama --------------------------------------- That's strange, according to the Social Security Press Office website it says... show more "I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it." -Barack Obama
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That's strange, according to the Social Security Press Office website it says their current trustee's report outlines shortfalls in the trust.
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“The current Trustees Report again reflects what we have long known to be true -- we need changes to ensure the long-term solvency of Social Security and to restore younger workers' confidence in the program,” said Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security. “The report also highlights the more near-term shortfall in the Disability Insurance Trust Fund."

The report goes on to say:

•The assets of the combined OASDI Trust Funds increased by $69 billion in 2010 to a total of $2.6 trillion.

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Oops. Yahtzee. This ponzi scheme has been going on for decades and no one is held accountable.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20078789-503544.html

http://www.ssa.gov/pressoffice/pr/trustee11-pr.htm
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