We all know what social security is, so I will be brief with the introduction to highlight the key points. Essentially, it is a required government program that taxes earnings 7.65% (including Medicare) below a cap (currently $113,700) and 1.45% of all earnings above that. They also require your employer to contribute the same amount.
There is a common misconception in the media, politics and the general public. It is the concept of wage discrimination towards women in the workforce. It is a politically manufactured false strife purely to be a partisan ploy to stir up controversy for a problem that doesn't actually exist as it is implied. The implication is that
With the gun control topics being hot in the media lately, I decided take a look at the crime statistics and put them into perspective for people. People tend to overestimate low probability events happening to them especially when the media starts filling the airwaves with the same story for weeks at a time.
There are a lot of arguments for why tactical rifles, incorrectly labeled "assault weapons" in the media, should be banned. Most of the arguments against "assault weapons" are the same arguments used against firearms of any kind.