Thursday, August 19, 2010

Op-Ed Columnist - Attacking Social Security -

Seal of the United States Social Security Admi...Image via WikipediaOp-Ed Columnist - Attacking Social Security - "So where do claims of crisis come from? To a large extent they rely on bad-faith accounting. In particular, they rely on an exercise in three-card monte in which the surpluses Social Security has been running for a quarter-century don’t count — because hey, the program doesn’t have any independent existence; it’s just part of the general federal budget — while future Social Security deficits are unacceptable — because hey, the program has to stand on its own."
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