Debunking Social Security myths
There is probably no other American program which suffers from as many myths as the Social Security program. From using the word “entitlement”, to politicians “stealing” Social Security’s money, to how suggested actions might “fix” the program’s finances, the purveyors of urban legend sow the seeds of discontent which, in reality, harm the chances of enacting legislation to resolve Social Security’s issues. “E21” is an online portal of the non-profit Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and in this commentary by Charles Blahaus takes on and debunks seven of the most widely circulated myths about Social Security. Click here to read more.