More On Elitism
It sounds very much like there is a storm a-brewin' designed to start cutting into Social Security. I helped fight this off back in 2005, and it's a real pity to see the same basic bullpucky return under Prez. Obama. Cutting Social Security is both unnecessary and cruel.
For the reasoned economic analysis, keep up with Dr. Krugman.
For a more colorful take, you can't do much better than George Carlin: