Friedman on Social Security Reform

by Chidem Kurdas

This may be a good time to revisit Milton Friedman’s proposal for reforming all entitlement programs and social security, in one fell swoop. His idea goes back several decades but is no less powerful in its simplicity. A serious discussion on reform may now start with the Roadmap put forth by Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, the next chairman of the House Budget Committee.   Continue reading

Anniversary of Social Security

by Mario Rizzo  

Today is the seventy-fifth anniversary of Social Security.  

Only an unreconstructed reactionary (that is, a classical liberal) would, at this late date, be opposed to Social Security Act of 1935.  

My purpose here is not to go over that issue, however. It is to comment on a recent Washington Post article on Social Security.   Continue reading