Better than Bernie

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September 22, 2011
The American Prospect
by Paul Waldman  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"On January 31, 1940, ... a 65-year-old woman from Rutland, Vermont, named Ida May Fuller ... was the first American to receive a monthly Social Security check. Millions upon millions of those checks have gone out since .... As we enter a new round of debates on the program ... it is critical that we understand what Social Security has accomplished, the philosophy it embodies, and what its actual challenges are." [editor's note: His premise is as far off on this side of the issue as Perry's is on his, but he does raise some valid questions - SAT] (09/22/11)

http://prospect.org/cs/articles?article=better_than_bernie  

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