Category Archives: History Of Social Security

The Cost Of Government Shutdowns

On February 19, 2011, I wrote in a post here entitled The Effect Of The Upcoming Government Shutdown On Social Security the following: Figures provided by the Clinton Administration for the first, six day, shutdown show how much it cost, … Continue reading

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Cuts To Social Security — It’s Been Done Before

February 6, 2011 would have been President Reagan’s 100th birthday.  I would like to remember Reagan in my own way, as the biggest cutter of Social Security benefits we’ve seen to date. Everyone has been talking about cutting Social Security … Continue reading

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