If Bush had managed to put a social security privatization bill before Congress, our numbers would be different.
Chained CPI would initially yield about $2 less a month in the average social security check.
Would we have a grand bargain to raise some taxes and rein in the growth of Medicare and social security?
Followed by painful cuts in social security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
social security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old.
Over the past 12 years we have erected a sound framework of social security legislation.
You can't help but believe this, and it gives you a sense of social security!
You could take those who have social security cards and references.
And we should eliminate the limits on what seniors on social security can earn.
And the last thing we need to do is mess around with social security.