Wednesday, January 12

INTERESTING OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THE "RIGHT TO CHOOSE"

Leave it to George Will to glean from the contempoary landscape what others miss, particularly Democrats still holding on firmly, like white-knuckle fliers, to what the rushing political jet stream is wresting from their grip -- the notion that government not only knows best, but must control every facet of American life.

As a practical matter, the pragmatics of Social Security reform ought to involve a red-lining of the current system at a certain age threshold, while allowing those younger wage earners below that threshold to put a portion of their Social Security taxes into tax-personal retirement accounts. Such a segue from a Social Secuirty System rooted in Roosevelt-age liberalism is needed or everyone will eventually come up empty.