Entitlements: Face the Truth or Face the Consequences

By Ray Pinard | June 25, 2013

An interesting article published on the freeenterprise.com web site.

It’s a challenge that impacts every single citizen, the health of the nation’s economy, and the country’s ability to maintain its leadership role in the world. That challenge is the urgent need to reform and modernize entitlement programs—primarily Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.

In a landmark speech before the U.S. Chamber’s Board of Directors, Chamber Executive Vice President Bruce Josten laid out “ten truths” about entitlements (see below) and called for a national conversation and swift action on the reforms needed to strengthen and improve the nation’s core social insurance programs.

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