Column: Biden needs to clean house at the Social Security Administration, and fast

Image: Nick Youngson via Blue Diamond Gallery/Creative Commons 3, http://thebluediamondgallery.com/legal/social-security.html Donald Trump’s obnoxious effort to plant a fifth column of administrative vandals inside federal agencies just before President Biden’s inauguration has been widely reported. The situation at the Social Security Administration is a little different. There, the vandals weren’t installed just lately, but back in …

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Biden’s platform calls for big changes to Social Security — and he’s not the only one with ideas

President-elect Biden and several Democratic lawmakers all have strong proposals to expand Social Security benefits and raise taxes on the wealthy. The presidential transition may also trigger changes at the top of the Social Security Administration. [Via CNBC] Biden’s Social Security platform includes key benefit increases. Eligible workers would get a guaranteed minimum benefit equal …

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Raise The Social Security Cap – Now The Rich Pay Through New Year Day’s Brunch!

Image via Flickr Creative Commons: https://flic.kr/p/2cqQTSu [Teresa Ghilharducci | Forbes.com] Most likely you will pay your Social Security taxes all year round. But some high earners will stop paying before their hangover headache hits in the wee hours of New Year’s Day.  Social Security benefits are paid by the FICA tax, which is 12.4% of …

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