I don’t think our founding fathers when they were putting the term “general welfare” in there were thinking about a federally operated program of pensions nor a federally operated program of health care. What they clearly said was that those were issues that the states need to address. Not the federal government. I stand very clear on that. From my perspective, the states could substantially better operate those programs if that’s what those states decided to do.It would be helpful if the media would cease being enamored of another purportedly macho straight talker with a Texas twang, and realize that Perry is another dangerous case of All Hat and No Cattle.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Perry's Scheme Is Far Worse Than Ponzi's
Ponzi scheme." What is missed by focusing on this provocative soundbite is that Perry's point is not that Social Security must be fixed, but that it should be scrapped. Perry believes that states should be permitted to opt out of Social Security and supports the radical, legally unsupportable and highly unpopular notion that Social Security, as well as Medicaid, is unconstitutional.