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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Fund War by Changing Social Security Age, GOP Leader Says


“House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review today that he would support raising the Social Security retirement age to 70 to help pay for the war in Afghanistan.” (USA Today, Wednesday)

It’s not a contract, and the politicians can change the rules anytime.

FEE Timely Classic
“Social Security and the Insurance Illusion” by Will Wilkinson