It would be difficult to overstate the importance of Social Security. I don’t say this as a blind loyalist of our largest social program. I’m simply awestruck by how large it looms for all but the wealthiest Americans.
Without this program, America as we know it would not exist. We’re not talking about “security” here. We’re talking about sustenance and survival. We’re talking about the real deal in things that are “too big to fail.”
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