In this February 16, 2005 column, readers got an explanation of why President George W. Bush's privatization plan deserved to go nowhere.
Many of America's CEOs don't think we're "entitled" to a secure retirement.
The loudest calls for Social Security cuts are coming from CEOs who will never have to worry about their own retirement security.
Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty's edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.
The richest Americans are raking in about 1,000 times as much money as the bottom 90 percent, not counting their secret stashes.
That should do it.
Congress must ensure that the promise of Social Security and Medicare remains fully funded.
The rest of us are being left out of the "entitlement reform" story.