Social Security: Tax-Based Welfare Program, Not Insurance

... turns out [Social Security] really is a tax-based welfare program, not a dedicated, contribution-based retirement program ...

Remember that line when you hear someone say "I just want to get from it what I paid into it." Buddy, you didn't "pay into it," you were taxed to pay for someone else. Via Re: The Payroll Tax Mess - By Michael Walsh - The Corner - National Review Online.