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Those on both sides of the false left-right paradigm claim that Social Security benefits are an entitlement.

Those on the left claim they are entitlements in order to resist any cuts and attempts to privatize Social Security.

Those on the right claim they are to justify those cuts and privatization attempts.

However, both sides are wrong, thanks to the 1960 5-4 split decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Flemming v. Nestor.

From the Social Security Administration itself, which says:

In this 1960 Supreme Court decision Nestor’s denial of benefits was upheld even though he had contributed to the program for 19 years and was already receiving benefits. Under a 1954 law, Social Security benefits were denied to persons deported for, among other things, having been a member of the Communist party. Accordingly, Mr. Nestor’s benefits were terminated. He appealed the termination arguing, among other claims, that promised Social Security benefits were a contract and that Congress could not renege on that contract. In its ruling, the Court rejected this argument and established the principle that entitlement to Social Security benefits is not contractual right.

Notice the doublespeak by the SSA, as Merriam-Webster defines an entitlement as “a right to benefits specified especially by law or contract.” It’s admitted Social Security benefits are not a contractual right, and they also aren’t by law, therefore, they are not an entitlement.

For more on Social Security, see my articles, John Stormer, author of None Dare Call it Treason, Admits to being dependent on Social Security, and U.S. Social Security deficit starting in 2010, Canada’s solvent until 2075.

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Social Security Poster: old man

Or so they promised!

On the September 1, 2011 episode of Radio Liberty with Dr. Stan Monteith, John Stormer, author of None Dare Call it Treason, who exposed a communist conspiracy in the United States in the 1960s, admitted to being dependent on the socialist program of Social Security (starting at 41:18 and edited to remove pause words).

What we’re going to see, if some conservatives should get control of government in 2012 and even start to try and deal with things like entitlements, and part of that — of course I’m on Social Security, so I want to keep that (chuckles) — I’m livin’ on it.

Social Security is the unconstitutional and unlawful program passed by Congress in 1935, of which the first payment was made in 1940, which predictably made millions of American seniors dependent on government for a major source of their income, instead of their own savings and the help of their family, as used to be the case, and was the case for the first 159 years in the United States.

Dr. Stan has said that he feels it his patriotic duty to collect all of his Social Security benefits in order to bring the system down as soon as possible. I can certainly see the justification for taking all the money you’ve put into it at least, even if the program is unconstitutional.

Dr. Stan isn’t dependent on Social Security, however, since he runs a half-a-million dollar a year radio operation since 1993, after over 30 years as an orthopedic surgeon, and he said he doesn’t take a salary for his work, which I find to be very admirable.

I think that John Stormer’s admission that he is dependent on Social Security for his livelihood is a fitting indication of how the program predictably went beyond its promised intention of simply being a safety net for those seniors who would otherwise live in destitute poverty, as opposed to it being a primary source of income. I also note the irony of an author who exposed a communist conspiracy in the United States back in the 1960s later being dependent on a socialist program designed to take away the freedoms of American seniors.

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