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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, July 15, 2024

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Social Security Gets More Politically Secure

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BY FROMA HARROP Proposals to raise Social Security benefits are a refreshing antidote to portrayals of the program as a mere drain on the Treasury. Details of some such plans are troubling – for reasons I’ll go into – but the change in tone is most welcome. Democratic Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa and Sherrod […]

Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.