Social Security Trust

Social Security Could Decide Who Controls Congress
July 30, 2014

By attacking Social Security Disability Insurance specifically, Republicans seem to think they can start dismantling the whole of Social Security without openly targeting it.

The Bad Faith of Mandate Critics, Part 2
February 04, 2011

Read part 1 of this argument here. The conservative legal brief against the Affordable Care Act rests heavily on a simple proposition. Government can’t make us obtain private insurance because, as the argument goes, that would be forcing us to buy a private product. Politically and constitutionally, it may be an effective argument. But do the law's harshest critics, the ones screaming about tyranny, actually believe that?