I want to express some thoughts about the Social Security system and how I view the issues that are being expressed by our political leaders and their appointed managers. I am getting toward retirement myself, and I feel ‘entitled’ to use the word that is used in a derogotory sense so often. I’ve been contributing my income into this system for about 40 years. Just because someone starts to deride those of us who are coming of age to receive a benefit; that doesn’t mean they are expressing an honest and true thought. Taking away from those of us just now getting ready to retire isn’t leadership, it’s fraud perhaps, but not leadership.
That’s not exactly what I want to say about this subject, but it’s a start on understanding what I believe. I would like to think about options next.