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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Ida May Fuller
The Social Security System is widely regarded as an untouchable "third rail" in electoral politics. Since I am not running for public office, I'll tell you about the dark side of this granddaddy of all federal entitlement programs.
Ida May Fuller worked as a schoolteacher and secretary during her long life - a life without marriage, children, political power or business influence yet a life that achieved one of the greatest returns on investment in American history.
We spend the first part of our lives trying to grow up, and, apparently, millions of us spend the rest of our lives hoping to live like children. How else to explain the desire to "save" Social Security and Medicare?