Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Party Rooster, Sep 20, 2011.
I applaud him for approaching a very politically nuclear position, but it's nowhere near enough.
If he had gone 4% total over the next 5 years beginning in 2012, I would be fully supportive. 4% is still well below private sector today, and that stands to grow over the next few years as well.
Like it or not Bush had a smart thing going with privatizing Social Security. Without doing that we're going to need to make it a norm to privatize your actual retirement. (like most intelligent people do anyway)
Obama, more of the same?
The increase in contributions is needed, but will be spun as another tax on the middle class while the wealthy elite contribute less than the office secretary.