Hoo boy, Social Security is back in the news with the MSM trying to whip up the idea that Obama is going to prove Bush right by going after Social Security (similar narratives are floating around about Iraq and torture all in an effort to prove that Bush was never, never actually wrong about anything). I do some push back.
Social Security Monthly Balances: Nov update
Social Security 'Reform': the Undead Return
Bruce Webb and Barkley Rosser and Social Security Not actually by me, but if you think I am going to pass that title up you are nuts. My Mom reads the site.
Obama and Social Security: why NOT to worry
2008 Social Security Balances: Projections vs. Actual
Recalculating 'Nothing': Social Security in a Time of Recession
Social Security?: It's Stochastic!!
Social Security: Goldilocks curves, Not too hot, not too cold
Is Obama echoing Bush on Social Security?
Orszag (and Diamond) Flunk Reading & 'Rithmetic: SS Legacy Debt
Unleash Your Inner FDR: Social Security as Political Opportunity