Saturday, June 12, 2010

Harry Reid Takes Axe to Angle's Real Position

Senator Reid’s newest ad has misrepresented Sharron Angle’s position on Social Security. Here’s her position:

Social Security and its attendant Medicare are broken and bankrupt systems because we, as voting citizens, have allowed congress to transform these systems from insurance programs to and entitlement programs. The government must continue to keep its contract with seniors, who entered into the system on good faith and now are depending on that contract.

Free market alternatives, which offer retirement choices to employees and employers, must be developed and offered to those still in their wage earning years, as the Social Security system is transitioned out. Young workers must be encouraged to investigate personal retirement account options.

Here’s the report on the TV ad that Senator Reid is putting out:

“Shockingly, Sharron Angle wants to wipe out Social Security,” a narrator says ominously in the commercial. “She’d cut benefits for everyone.”
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