Tag Archives: Social Security

Question #7: If we ‘privatize’ Social Security, what would happen to people that recklessly invest their retirement and lose it?

The following question comes from Reddit: If we ‘privatize’ Social Security, what would happen to people that recklessly invest their retirement and lose it? First, in the question, there is an unfounded premise about risk as in:  government control of … Continue reading

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Social Security: Drafting Other People’s Children for Support

What is Social Security really?  Different people, without dishonest intent, will give multiple and contradictory answers. Is Social Security a Ponzi scheme, an investment, insurance, or the arbitrary grant from government that can be changed at the Congress’ whim?  Which … Continue reading

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My State of the Union Address

With President Obama about to deliver another State of the Union address, I offer a three year old correction to the legislative priorities of our President and Congress.  Unlike President Obama’s long long long boring and uninspired utterances, this superior … Continue reading

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Question #1: Why haven’t Libertarians been electorally successful in face of growth in government?

The following question was in response to the Selfish Citizenship post Open Letter to Gary Johnson: Going back to the Reagan Administration through today, why is it that the Republicans and Democrats have been able to grow government without an … Continue reading

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