At least I know to look at the true census numbers instead of believing a partisan organization.<quoted text>
Yes, let's return to the "good old days" before Social Security, when more than half of senior citizens lived in poverty.
"Today, Social Security is the nation’s single most important anti-poverty tool – lifting about 21.4 million people of all ages out of poverty. Social Security lifts about 35 percent of older Americans (almost 14.5 million) out of poverty by providing a regular, guaranteed retirement income. Thanks to Social Security, only about 8.7 percent of Americans aged 65 and over—and many of these are not beneficiaries—fall below the Census Bureau’s poverty thresholds ."
Yes, and the choice to enact Social Security had the consequence of lifting million out of poverty.
Those who have been here for a while know that I almost always document my statements with links to nonpartisan sources.
You, on the other hand, seem to have a lot of strong opinions, but little evidence for what you say.