As long as FedGov can borrow more to pay them. Obama and Geithner have both admitted that we need to use debt to cover SS payouts. There's no real "trust fund," Catawba. It's time to accept the reality of the situation.enough for full payments through 2036.
That doesn't provide us with extra cash. We're already running trillion dollar deficits. There is no money left to pay back borrowed money just by cutting the couple things you dislike and hiking taxes. You have to cut deeper than that.Now its time to pay back the money borrowed from SS by cutting our excessive military spending and eliminating the tax cuts for the rich.