The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

As Long As We’re Viewing ObamaCare With Integrity, What About Social Security?

by Smitty The main reason I figured the SCOTUS was going to find ObamaCare Constitutional was that punting it could open up challenges to the rest of the Progressive project, e.g. Social Security. Progressivism is antithetical to liberty as we know it. The silver lining crew is attempting to find something good in the Thursday’s whuppin’. […]

Head ‘Sploding Idiocy

by Smitty Wait, the oldest, least functional entitlement is now the arbiter for what counts as work? Flog me senseless and call me Jethro, that’s stupid! If Social Security is the measure of ‘work’. . . the Chevy Volt is the measure of vehicles! Wisconsin’s civil servants are the measure of civility and service! French […]

FreedomWorks On SSPICE FTW!

by Smitty The GOP needs to be pushing common-sense approaches like SSPICE. Follow that link. FW provides a very easy interface to research you Congresscritter’s phone number and give them a call. I had blogged the SSPICE conference call a couple of weeks back, to a chorus of crickets. While I think that the Social […]

Keep Plunging the Stake Into the Heart of the Social Security Vampire, McCarthy

by Smitty The Great Tea Party Awakening continues apace, thanks to this sort of truth telling: As a great admirer of your work, I’m very surprised by your claim that Social Security’s designers and perpetuators have not attempted to perpetrate a fraud. The program was hatched in fraud. As I pointed out yesterday, FDR pretended […]

Obama Declares Moral Bankruptcy: ‘No Social Security Checks Next Month!’

A political limbo dance: How low can he go? President Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3 if Democrats and Republicans in Washington do not reach an agreement on reducing the deficit in the coming weeks. (Via Memeorandum.) Doug Powers: “Hopefully Social Security recipients are […]

America, the Doomed

Thank you, Democrats, for creating the Ponzi scheme that will bankrupt our nation: Sick and getting sicker, Social Security will run at a deficit this year and keep on running in the red until its trust funds are drained by about 2037, congressional budget experts said Wednesday in bleaker-than-previous estimates. The massive retirement program has […]