Monthly Archives: April 2005

The $4.7 Trillion Pyramid: Why Social Security won't be enough to save Wall Street

April 24, 2005

Harpers Magazine, April 2005 They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something. — J.R. “Yellow Kid” Weil Social Security, formerly the “third rail” of American politics, has now been trod upon, in rather dramatic fashion, by George W. Bush. Given that the maneuver is both stupid and unnecessary, one must ask...

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