Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
February 1981
National Review;2/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p182
The article ponders on the status of social security in the U.S. in 1981. It mentions the portion of federal budget that was intended for social security. It ponders on social security as a symbol for welfare programs. The impact of welfare programs on inflation is also analyzed. It also analyzes the outcome if the U.S. Congress were to repeal the indexing law. It offers information on the purchasing power social security beneficiaries. It also cites a reason why politicians tend to run against inflation.


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