Here are the whole-number ratios if you can’t eyeball the relationships above.
The total MEP unfunded liability is 8 times that of the bailout bill amount
The total public pension unfunded liability is 22 times that of the bailout bill amount (this happens to be the same as the total American Rescue Plan Act of 2021)
The total Social Security shortfall is almost 200 times that of the MEP bailout bill
Author(s): Mary Pat Campbell
Publication Date: 8 March 2021
Publication Site: STUMP on Substack