Social Security alone can’t fix our retirement crisis. Here are some solutions that can.
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Democrats can peel away Trump supporters by making retirement more affordable, and they can pay for it with a carbon tax.
He says his biggest failure was not to address the ‘entitlement issue’ and the growing deficit when he had the chance.
Did undocumented immigrants steal 39 million Social Security numbers? Of course not.
Now we know who was listening. Next Saturday, January 20, marks the first anniversary of You Know What, and there’s no need to trigger people with that dark memory. Next Saturday also marks the fifth anniversary of the beginning of Barack Obama’s second term as president. Obama was sworn in for a second term in… Read more »
The biggest impact will come in response to what this bill does to the federal deficit.
He said that the new economic challenge for America is people.
Remember when Republicans used to make fun of Barack Obama for supposedly going on an “apology tour” of foreign countries? This argument was profoundly silly to rational people, which is why it was so popular among right-wingers. The “apology tour” nonsense was little more than an effort to gin up as much hatred as possible… Read more »
I agree with Scott Lemieux’s take on how the Obama administration handled negotiations over Social Security during the heyday of the Grand Bargain negotiations, although I am not so sure that I concur with his assessment of the political downside: Until 2014, Obama’s budget proposals included an offer to reduce the growth of Social Security… Read more »
11 million Americans receiving Social Security disability insurance could face painful benefit cuts as early as 2016.