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Alan Blinken on Social Security


Reform needed, but not privatization

I believe that Social Security must be preserved, that benefits must not be reduced, and that any changes to social security must honor the pledges made to seniors. I am against the privatization of Social Security and I oppose the recent use of Social Security surpluses. By the year 2030 the Trust Fund will be under severe strain as the last of the baby boom retires. Therefore it will be necessary to restructure the system.
Source: Campaign website www.AlanBlinkenForSenate.com, "Stands" Sep 30, 2002

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