Republicans want you to believe that Social Security is “broke” and “a fraud.” Nothing could be farther from the truth.
Does it surprise you at all that the novelist Ayn Rand accepted Social Security benefits? (Above–Ayn Rand looking on as Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act in 1935. Ms. Rand is glad about what she is seeing because she is going to take the money.) Ms. Rand talked about rugged individualism in her novels, but she took […]
We’ve all heard the condescending retort to the proposal of any government program. The scariest words anyone can hear are, “Hi, I’m here from the government, and I’m here to help. ” Thanks, Reagan. We’ve heard this so often that it’s become kind of a “known” thing. Everyone knows the government screws up everything, right? […]