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wcfenton: "Have you seen the report of President Bush's 2001 Social Security Commission entitled "Strengthening Social Security and Creating Personal Wealth for All Americans" dated December 21, 2001?

Here's a link to the 256 page report if you would like to wade through it: "

Yes, but I have not read it closely. It was a 2001 report, and it discussed three potential reforms:

Reform Model 1: Voluntary Personal Account and Offset, Combined with No Change to Traditional Social Security System . . . page 109

Reform Model 2: Voluntary Progressive Personal Accounts Combined with an Inflation-Indexed but More Progressive Traditional System . . . 119

Reform Model 3: Voluntary Add-On Accounts with Matches from Payroll Taxes Overlaying a Traditional System Balanced with a Blend of Revenue and Outlay Changes . . . . . . 131

As best as I can tell, it is not clear that GWB is proposing any of these three different reform models.

Regards, JAFO
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