Hartmann: The Republican plan to end Social Security?

How Republicans are cleverly turning social security into a soon to be phased out welfare program!


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douglaslee 8 years 8 weeks ago

Barney Frank has also laid out the problems of means testing. One likelihood will be the legislative sausage that is called healthcare reform. The simplest way to enact the spirit of means testing, is count social security payments as earned income taxed at the highest marginal rate, thus the payout is only 61% to those with the means to not need it.