Social Security: 'Ponzi Scheme' or 'Monstrous Lie?'

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Rick Perry has made Social Security a "white hot" political issue once again. We hear about the financial and political security of the New Deal's most popular legacy.  Also, President Obama lays out his plan to cut the deficit by over $3 trillion, and the bankruptcy of high-tech solar-panel maker Solyndra. Was it caused by low-tech competition from China? 

Banner image: People line up outside of the Social Security Administration office in San Francisco, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images