Are Medicare and Social Security Dying?

It seems that since the days they were invented, Social Security and Medicare have been both “the third rail of politics” and “on the verge of failing”. With the recent news on the lack of a COLA increases for 2016, the pundits are out in force. The group we mentioned a few weeks ago — the AMA, affectionately known as “the conservative AARP” — at a tribute for tribute to Reps. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), are bewailing that ‘The Pot is Going to Go Empty…’.

Empty Pot