“Andrew Biggs, resident scholar with the conservative-leaning American Enterprise Institute, argues that another option would be to dial down benefits for middle- and high-income people while maintaining the current system for the poorest Americans.”
That sounds like a good option. Gazillionaires like Barbra Streisand and Michael Moore dont’t need it as much.
That sounds like a good option. Gazillionaires like Barbra Streisand and Michael Moore dontt need it as much.
Means testing at any "high" level will become bastardized and abused within no time until only the "poor" qualify.
Let me also say this ... anyone who's put money into the system - even BS - deserves to get a payout.
posted on 12/25/2012 9:28:07 AM PST
Actually, we already tax SS benefits.
That does, pretty much, the same thing.
posted on 12/25/2012 9:49:19 AM PST
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