December 2, 2012

Daily Kos: Raising the Social Security Retirement Age

Laura Clawson, writing for Daily Kos:

“Many people who work behind desks and think raising the Social Security eligibility age would be a reasonable solution to the crisis they’re told exists in the program are just suffering from a lack of imagination.”

Adjustments must be made to the Social Security program, of that there is no question. What changes will be made is up for grabs. Here's a thought-provoking, fact-backed piece on why raising the SS eligibility age isn't the right choice.

It made me re-think my convictions, because raising the eligibility age is among those ideas I'd get behind. And yes, I work a desk job.

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