fff.org | The Social Security program is a perfect example of how people can deceive and delude themselves when it comes to socialist programs. Advocates of Social Security have long convinced themselves that Social Security is a savings-retirement program rather than a welfare program.
It is a classic case of the life of the lie — the life of self-deception. In reality, Social Security is a welfare program, just like food stamps. Like food stamps, it is nothing more than a program in which the federal government forcibly seizes the money of one group of people and gives the money to another group of people, after deducting a certain amount to cover the government’s expenses for conducting this “service.”
That’s the way it’s been from the very beginning. Ever since Social Security was enacted in 1935, the federal government took money from one group of people and gave it to another group of people. That’s the way it’s been ever since.
In fact, the law that established Social Security was clear from the get-go: It’s nothing more than a welfare program. And when cases challenging Social Security reached the U.S. Supreme Court, the Court made it clear that this was nothing more than a welfare program, not a savings-retirement program. Read Entire Article
By Jacob G. Hornberger