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Lockboxes and Lunchboxes: Krauthammer vs. Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Charles Krauthammer wants you to know two things: There's no "lockbox" for Social Security and there's no such thing as a free lunch. He's wrong about Social Security, but first things first: Let's do lunch.

Fixing Social Security: Ted Nugent Speaks Truth to Power

Eric Laursen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Laursen

Ted Nugent, the "Motor City Madman" of '70s hard rock, has a plan to fix Social Security: eliminate it. And make workers under 45 pay to wind it up. With enemies like this, does Social Security even need friends?

Obama's "Tax Holiday": A Poison Pill for Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

You know what they always say: Pay now or pay later. Middle-class Americans may pay very dearly for the president's tax deal, and at the stage of life when they can least afford it.