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How about that we extend the eligibilty age out to a nice round number? Say about one hundered years of age. That would eliminate the majority of the users of these Programs; except for a very, very small number. Which Medicare and Social Security could easily accomodate. Financial problem solved!

This scenario is intended to elucidate the problem of simply extending the eligibilty age to solve a financial problem. Which clearly shows that, "The true mark of any Civilization is the way in which it treats its young and old". The real solution to the Financial problem? A tough question. The answer? One that will require an inordinate amount of close analysis and soul searching on our part. Remember, History is watching and waiting to judge our Civilization...

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