Aborting the Golden Goose: Roe vs. Wade Killed Social Security
The Real Demographical Time Bomb.
by N. Beaujon
February 20, 2005
Abortion killed not only the viability of the fetus, it killed the viability of our social security, both literally and figuratively. Social security depends on the viability of future generations coming up from behind to support aging populations. Our Social Security system depends on the same.
When Social Security was created there were 16.5 persons employed per each retiree [/font] and the majority of them were never expected to live beyond retirement age! (That was the subtle “beauty” of Roosevelt’s system.) Today that ratio has dwindled down to 3. By 2030, when the last of the baby boomers are expected to retire, there will be 2 employees carrying each retiree. [/font]Where do you suppose all those “future employees” went? Down the drain, literally.
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