Friday, November 02, 2007

First U.S. baby boomer applies for Social Security

Retired school teacher Kathleen Casey-Kirschling on Monday became the first ripple in a "silver tsunami" of retiring baby boomers to apply for pension benefits, threatening to overwhelm U.S. government finances.

Isn't it already overwhelmed at 9 trillion in debt and growing by the second?

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