“Entitlements” and Social Security

Presidencies and Social Security’s Future

Social Security sure delivered mixed punches to our recent Presidents. For those who want to be better informed on this essential government program, here’s a brief squint at the evolution of the program through recent administrations. I’d suggest pursuing your own research into the ground rules, recommendations/reports, and pushback against proposals due to the complexity.…

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Social Security Versus Disability: Obscuring Their Future Through Assumptions

The Social Security and Disability Insurance programs’ Trustees issued their annual report to Congress as expected this month. Their message is even more strongly worded — that the Social Security and Disability Insurance programs face longer-term insolvency of an astounding magnitude. But this year’s modeling utilized aggressive assumptions to hide how quickly the catastrophe is barreling…

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