Du cote de chez les Democrates

January 1978
National Review;1/6/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p17
This article reports on developments related to the political conditions in the U.S. There is a debate going on in the U.S. House on the new Social Security bill. The largest peacetime tax bite in history, the bill will swallow $227 billion between now and 1987. And by the end of that period, the Social Security tax rate will have breasted 7 per cent. To make matter worse to those from whom the tax will be lifted, the House conferees rejected a proposal by Senator William Roth to throw a $250 sop to parents of college students.


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