Posts Tagged ‘ social security concerns ’

One More Time – MYTHS About Social Security

Jul 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Fear-Mongering Myths We’ve said this before, but sometimes people need a second (or third) rap on the head to understand reality.  So let’s look at Social Security Mythology again… there are two big ones out there that need to be exposed. Some in this world still believe Social Security is going broke.  That – just […]

The (Simple) Payroll Tax Cap Issue: Keep Social Security Solvent

Dec 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Social Security & Medicare

We’ve said it before and we will say it again, the best fix for Social Security is easy.  It’s simple arithmetic.  Social Security is not contributing to the deficit.  In fact, the Social Security Trust Fund has loaned billions of dollars to the Federal Government, and has Treasury Notes to prove it.  Social Security is […]

Social Security… some just don’t get it!

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

There were several posts with links to news articles over the past few days on my Facebook page that caught my attention. They were all about Social Security being eliminated, or at the least, privatized. (My friends post this stuff on my page because they know I’m going to have a response!) Well, here it is folks…

Social Security is not socialism. Socialism is an economic and political theory advocating public or common ownership and cooperative management of the means of production and allocation of resources (Wikipedia). You and I learned about this in 8th grade, for heavens sake. You can’t take a concept out of context and expect it to make any sense. So for all you political candidates who want to destroy Social Security because it’s socialism, go back to 8th grade; you flunked.