Do you think the "BP oil fund" will be as safe and secure as the social security trust fund?

I sure hope so, we need that social security money and government is just the thing we need to protect it!

Asked By: User Deleted - 6/22/2010
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I do not think the "BP oil fund" will be as safe and secure. Social security was robbed by Congress to pay for their pet projects... More
Answered By: Who you calling a Black Hole! - 6/22/2010
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That's sarcasm, right? The Social Security fund is empty, and will be propped up by more and more taxes till we make nothing. BP Oil fund? please. I think they should be able to sue BP directly.
Answered By: Zev - 6/22/2010
well maybe the tobacco trust fund
Answered By: The Ingenious Hidalgo DonQuixote - 6/22/2010
I hope so too. Social Security has benefitted so many people, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. An example of everybody benefitting from government programs.
Answered By: yutsnark - 6/22/2010
as long as the Republicans can't get their greedy sticky fists on it, it will be as safe as the 9/11 trust fund still is
Answered By: Glorchiniel - 6/22/2010
In my view 10% of this fund will actually go to help the people its meant to. The rest will end up in the treasury for whatever the President and his friends in congress want to spend it on. Oh and it isn't the republicans you have to worry about, they are not in power.
Answered By: smsmith500 - 6/22/2010
Not if their Republican pawns keep apologizing.
Answered By: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - 6/22/2010
yea.......soon Obama will create a disturbance somewhere else and people will forget all about the gulf coast, as soon as democrats stop using the media coverage for it for campaign purposes
Answered By: Ron R - 6/22/2010
It would be safer than Socialist Security, it they keep it away from Congress.
Answered By: stupidcaucasian - 6/22/2010
No the BP oil fund has a limited amount of funds given to it and those that oversee it will be distributing it according to the most politically advantageous responses not according to verified need. To give you an example the people of the USA needed far more bail outs and yet it is the big banks who received the big... More
Answered By: chris w - 6/22/2010
Right on , also medicare. Funny how money disappears when the fox is watching the hen house.
Answered By: Liz - 6/22/2010
The BP fund is private money and protected. I do hope some one is smart enough to invest it. Even if they just stick it in a saving account. It is safer that Social Security. Social security was robbed by Congress to pay for their pet projects. Congress claims it will repay that money. Of course they have already... More
Answered By: BlackhawksRule! - 6/22/2010
Ha, ha, ha, ha,. Run that one by the indians & get back to me.
Answered By: Boriquen - 6/24/2010
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