Weekly Address: Honoring Social Security, Not Privatizing It

President Obama Promises to Protect Social Security from Republican Plans to Privatize It

(Video) One thing we can’t afford to do though is privatize Social Security – an ill-conceived idea that would add trillions of dollars to our budget deficit while tying your benefits to the whims of Wall Street traders and the ups and downs of the stock market.

A few years ago, we had a debate about privatizing Social Security. And I’d have thought that debate would’ve been put to rest once and for all by the financial crisis we’ve just ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - Aug 16, 2010 - 12:18 PM PDT
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Kristin Gorski
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by Kristin Gorski - Aug. 17, 2010

I recommend it because it presents the White House's official stance on this issue. However, it is full of opinion and talking points with few facts to back up what it alleges (i.e., "...add trillions of dollars to our budget deficit..."); therefore, it is not that informative.

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Aug. 16, 2010
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