It is an axiom in the insurance business that insurance is not bought but sold. In 1935 Franklin Roosevelt sold Congress and Congress sold the U. S. the Social Security Act, the biggest, most comprehensive, most expensive mass insurance policy ever written. Since then its purchasers, the nation's taxpayers, have had occasion to read their policy carefully and, if they have detected no outright jokers, their reaction has been such that practically every politician in the U. S. from Franklin Roosevelt down has put revision of Social Security at the top of his must list.- Pie from the Sky Time Magazine,...
Hey Alive, i don't think anyone could help you (or me) to understand the political deceptions that occur under the rubric of "progressive", other than to highlight the often used leftist tactic of bastardizing words in the English language in order to shield their intentions. (e.g. "Investment in the future" as used by Obama and his Obamunists means "tax and spend with reckless abandon to purchase the loyalty of our favorite unions and crony capitalist campaign bundlers".)
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