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Social Security was never supposed to be a part of the general Federal Budget. Unlike most other federal programs, Social Security is self-funding. Read morePublished on October 22, 2010 by Yours truly,
Social Security is not in a crises and never has been, and this book presents that case solidly. The poor ratings here are almost certainly from conservatives, who probably have... Read morePublished on July 7, 2010 by Chess Maniac
Well, it's now 2007, and there's very little doubt by anyone (even left-wing nut jobs like these guys) that if something is not done, the Social Security system WILL FAIL. Read morePublished on April 25, 2007 by HAD2
I have often heard the jeremiads about social security that through shear repetition hope to gain acceptance. Read morePublished on November 22, 2006 by Bill Murphy
This book is more of a left-wing diatribe then real, intelligent economic analysis.Published on July 16, 2005 by JoshK
The authors do a wonderful job of ignoring one vital fact - how Social Security actually works.
Social Security is an intergenerational welfare program. Read more
Baker and Wesibrot do a yeoman's job of making the issues confront Social Security and the trust fund understandable and accessible to the average reader. Read morePublished on February 5, 2005 by AS Atwood
Social Security has benefited tens of millions during its first sixty years. It provides security in an otherwise insecure economy. This is why it has enormous public support. Read morePublished on November 30, 2004 by Acute Observer
The authors claim that just because average real return (after inflation) on the stock market has averaged 7% this does not mean you can count on this in the future. Read morePublished on March 23, 2001