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Libertarian Party on Social Security

Party Platform


Replace the Social Security system with a private system

Retirement planning is the responsibility of the individual, not the government. We favor replacing the current government-sponsored Social Security system with a private voluntary system. The proper source of help for the poor is the voluntary efforts of private groups and individuals.
Source: National platform adopted at Denver L.P. convention , May 30, 2008

Privatize Social Security

We favor replacing the current fraudulent, virtually bankrupt, government sponsored Social Security system with a private voluntary system. Pending that replacement, participation in Social Security should be made voluntary. Victims of the Social Security tax should have a claim against government property.
Source: National Platform of the Libertarian Party , Jul 2, 2000

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