Tumulty, Karen; Roston, Eric; Bacon Jr., Perry; Calabresi, Massimo; Cooper, Matthew; Fonda, Daren
January 2005
Time;1/24/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 4, p22
Focuses on the state of the United States Social Security program and discusses the reasons why President George W. Bush is attempting to reform the system. View that Social Security reform is traditionally a taboo subject for Republican legislators; Emphasis of Bush on a program which provides private investment accounts; Discussion about the status of Social Security. INSET: The Drumbeat Begins.


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