10/25/2004: Sadly, this is too true....
From Ironic Times:
Social Security: The Evolution of an Idea
1. Millions lose everything gambling on stock market when 1929 crash leads to Great Depression.
2. Social Security introduced to guarantee retired workers monthly income in their old age based on lifelong earnings.
3. Bush proposes to improve system by eliminating guaranteed monthly income in favor of gambling on stock market.
Len on 10.25.04 @ 10:28 AM CST