Beyond you being intentionally or not being oblivious about this:
Why didn't you vote for "lock box" Gore if this is such a concern for you?The principal difference is that under accrual accounting the government would book immediately the costs of promises made to pay future benefits to government workers and Social Security and Medicare beneficiaries.
FactCheck.org : The Budget and Deficit Under Clinton
There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke