Fear Factor

Chait, Jonathan
October 2007
New Republic;10/22/2007, Vol. 237 Issue 8, p7
The article discusses so-called political entitlement programs within the United States government. The author focuses on Medicare and Social Security programs and states that politicians, such as Fred Thompson, are sounding warning of a need for reform to maintain the solvency of such programs. The author cites a certain hysteria concerning these programs that obscures the facts.


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