Tuesday, December 14, 2004

End Social Security

I've blogged in the past about raising the retirement age in order to reform Social Security. However, Star Parker thinks that we should end Social Security altogether. A compelling question that she asks:
If this seems radical, I'll ask one question. If Social Security did not exist, and we attempted to enact today a system like we currently have, would it pass?
Her own answer is obviously "no." Her stance is based on her desire for greater economic liberty, and she calls out politicians who are afraid of searching for a real solution and instead are simply looking for yet another way to shift the federal government's obligations onto us.

The entire article is available here.