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Understanding Different Views of Social Security Reform: Questions

What does President Bush see as the problem for Social Security?

How does his plan propose to address the problem with the creation of private/personal accounts?

What, according to the AARP Web site, are the four pillars of retirement?

What are the AARP's misgivings about diverting some of individuals' Social Security to personal/private accounts?

What, according to the two Web sites noted, is the Democratic Party's view of President Bush's plan?

What, according to the Web sites noted, is the down side of President Bush's plan for African Americans in particular as opposed to for all Americans?

Explain the effects of the proposal to remove the $90,000 cap on taxable earnings:

For the Social Security deficit

For wealthier Americans

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