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Could Individuals Eventually Sue To Escape Social Security?

Posted on | March 23, 2012 | 3 Comments

by Smitty

Making clear that the courts remain open for citizens who believe they are being “strong-armed” by the government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday gave property owners a right to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make an immediate challenge to an EPA order to stop a development that the agency says threatens the nation’s waters.

It is almost as though some theoretical notion of liberty remains in the U.S., despite the best efforts of the Progressive Universal Knowledge Enterprise. My hope is that we may eventually build upon this case to take on the bankrupt illusion of a safety net that grows, cancerously, within the federal government. I really don’t care about the return of what has been taken from me under those false promises: the more important thing is to protect the World’s Youngest Blogger from further damage to his future from them. As with any bad relationship, the answer is to cut ties, walk away, and club any emotional attachment like a baby seal.

Like the Heller case, it seems that it takes far too long for common sense to work its way through the Byzantine wreck that our courts have become. But, as I’ve been trying to tell Stacy, despair is not a strategy: we are going to have to work to recover some notion of America in an incremental way, over time. Victory belongs to those who show up, those who demonstrate stamina, and those that pass the ideas to a new generation.

Don’t give up the ship!

via SCOTUSblog via FedSoc Blog


3 Responses to “Could Individuals Eventually Sue To Escape Social Security?”

  1. Edward Royce
    March 23rd, 2012 @ 11:55 am

    So.  You guys going to address that whole Santorum “Obama better than Romney” thing?

  2. smitty
    March 23rd, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    See next post.

  3. Charles
    March 23rd, 2012 @ 3:25 pm

    The problem with eventually suing to escape social security is that is too late. There comes a point when you’ve paid in enough taxes and the day of drawing benefits is closer when you wouldn’t want to escape, unless they give you your money back.