LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Medicare and Social Security are sustainable

Thursday, February 23, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 2:12 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Columbia Missourian printed on the opinion page on Feb. 16 an article that said copyright The Kansas City Star. The third paragraph states: "But, once again, the president has failed the American people by refusing to tread into Social Security reform, and by offering only token reform in Medicare. They are the largest and fastest growing drivers of our national debt."