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To the Editor:—
Permit me to extend my views on an article in the Washington News of the July 10, 1954, issue of The Journal.The disciples of Oscar Ewing are again attempting to strangle the medical men of the nation. They could not get in the front door, so now they are trying to sneak in through the cellar door. The Socialist planners are the only ones, so they think, who know: (1) how you should live, and (2) earn your living, and (3) spend your money, and now even (4) save your money for your old age!Social Security is neither social nor is it security. It is another form of income tax, and concealed behind its deceptive label is one of the most nauseating schemes forced down the throats of the American public. It has already enslaved millions of our people and is insidiously changing them into
Chieffo F. SOCIAL SECURITY FOR PHYSICIANS. JAMA. 1954;156(2):194. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02950020100022