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Hermain Cain Is Right

Why the candidate's reliance on the Chilean model makes sense.

4:00 PM, Sep 8, 2011 • By VICTORINO MATUS
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I care about Social Security (even if I don't expect ever to collect it) and perked up during last night's debate when business entrepreneur Herman Cain offered his opinion on how to fix it: "I believe in the Chilean model, where you give a personal retirement account option so we can move this society from an entitlement society to an empowerment society." Sounds great, but how does it look on a chart or graph? So I took the next logical step and did a Google image search for "Chilean Model."

Hermain Cain Is Right

It turns out there are an impressive number of Chilean models out there, all of which seem to emphasize dramatic growth curves and a tendency toward inflation. Some of the models do have a competitive advantage over others but all seem to provide mounds of useful information. (That last link may not be safe for work!)

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