What's the fairest way to calculate wage increase rates? The math is a muddle.
Is adopting the CPI-E, the CPI for the Elderly, a no-brainer? It's not that simple.
Even on a wholly-arbitrary day 39 years ago, retirement policy issues aren't that much different than now.
What happens when we start printing money, or when Americans expect money-printing to solve our problems? Nothing good.
Social Security's finances are far more fragile than the usual deterministic forecast suggests.