Axe Wielding Maniac's Members Login
The Best Of Axe
Powered by Squarespace
Technorati
Search Popdex:
Blogarama - The Blogs Directory
Blog Directories
Politics Blog Top Sites Blog Directory & Search engine
Blog Directory
blog search directory

Rate me on Eatonweb Portal Blog Directory
bad enh so so good excellent

Web Blog Pinging 
  Service Blog Flux Directory Listed on BlogShares oye yellow elephant.png
Armory
Upgrade to Firefox 1.5! This site is Optimized for Firefox

myo3.gif

« The Rules of Conservative Correctness | Main | Is the Bush regime is using Terri Schiavo to pay a debt to the far Right »
Thursday
May052005

Social security indexing is a good idea if it is done right


After a 60-day cross-country dog and pony, show for his privatization scheme Mr. Bush is now taking one more whack at dismantling social security however this could be a good idea if the liberals are smart enough to take the ball and run with it. For sometime now, I have maintained that means testing would be an acceptable way to fix social security for the long haul. Multi millionaires’ receiving social security is ludicrous. The program was setup the way it was so it would not be welfare. At the time of its inception, it was rightly believed that many proud Americans would not accept charity therefore by making it an entitlement it would not be seen as a handout by potential recipients. I think the best way to make the program solvent fair and not a welfare program would be to turn it into an insurance. Workers pay into the fund their entire working cycle, and if the workers retirement their retirement income is near or below the poverty level social security would be used to adjust their income. If we get that part right and stop raiding the trust fund to bailout multi million dollar corporations and foreign adventures the plan will be successful

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.