Says Mitt Romney wrote that if Social Security was done "in the private sector, it would be called criminal."
Rec: Read his book
Rick Perry "has advocated abandoning Social Security, scuttling Medicaid and ending the federal income tax."
Didn't for years, does now
Alliance for Retired Americans
"Social Security doesn’t contribute a penny to the deficit."
Happy history, but employees also had a safety net
"In 1981, Matagorda, Brazoria, and Galveston Counties all opted out of the Social Security program for their employees. Today, their program is very, very well-funded and there is no question about whether it’s going to be funded in" years to come.
Pssst, not fraudulent nor get-rich-quick
"Social Security is indeed a Ponzi scheme."
And not just because he had a headache
On possibly raising the Social Security retirement age.
But it is coming up short in payroll taxes
"Social Security, like I told you, is out of money. This year it is borrowing from the general treasury."
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