Raj Goyle, candidate for U.S. Congress from Kansas, pledges to protect Social Security from changes, including partial privatization and increases in the retirement age. On his campaign website, he says we must work in a "bipartisan, responsible way to adjust Social Security to ensure its long-term stability." Goyle's website doesn't say this, but the only way to make these adjustments is to increases taxes or the deficit -- which pushes taxation off to the future.
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Speaking to an audience in Wichita last Thursday, author and scholar C. Bradley Thompson delivered a lecture that explained the foundation of the greatness of America, and cautioned that this greatness is, and has been, under attack
Social Security and its future have been in the news lately. Supporters promote it as one of the best examples of successful government programs, and denigrate its critics as pessimists.
Raj Goyle, candidate for Congress, has pledged to protect social security. He didn't mention the tax increase that will be required to fulfill this pledge.
A Wall Street Journal column from last year highlights the lack of honesty in government accounting.
Almost overlooked in the news this week is the fact that the Social Security will pay out more in benefits this year than it receives in contributions from payroll taxes. It had been thought that this milestone would not be reached until 2017 or later.