Archive for Social Security


==> The latest Contra Krugmans: Episode 140 on fascism in Europe, and Episode 141 on the Swiss “sovereign money” referendum (i.e. 100% reserve banking). ==> OK in this David Roberts column for Vox, he is reviewing Infinity War. (Caution: Major spoilers in the review.) I can’t quote him here since I don’t want to spoil […]

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Opting Out of Social Security

My new EconLib article. An excerpt: My suggestion is that the government, before making any major changes to the Social Security formulas, first allow Americans to opt out of the system, thereby avoiding any future payroll taxes but also forfeiting any accrued benefits. However, if the person represents a net asset to the Social Security […]

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