March 10, 2015

100 Words -- Fixing Social Security

Politicians love to talk about how Social Security is going broke. It's all because of those darn baby boomers, who will be collecting more and more benefits even as there are fewer and fewer workers to pay into the fund. Lucky for us, America has a way out of the demographic crunch zone: millions of immigrants who work and pay into Social Security, often without claiming any benefits. So naturally, many of the same politicians fretting over Social Security are working hard to send those immigrants back to where they came from. Hey, nobody said it had to make sense.

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