The release of a supplemental poverty measure by the Census Bureau is being touted as the government is not doing enough to ameliorate poverty in the country… But the real problem is that the government is already doing too much.
Tagged: social security
We are living in times of both rapid and slow change, and America has the mechanism—the Constitution—to make the changes needed to adjust and the strength to protect itself from enemies, domestic and foreign, in a global economy. It won’t be easy and it will not be fast enough for most, but America will remain a dominant agent for change.
…Farming and agriculture have been around for tens of thousands of years. For the vast majority of that time, we grew stuff just fine without a Farm Bill (let alone an entire Cabinet-level Department).
President Barack Obama released his 2014 budget proposal, which would spend $3.8 trillion. The budget contains a tax hike of some $800 billion, including a requirement that “millionaires” pay at[…]
President Obama said at his increasingly notorious press conference on Monday, “America cannot afford another debate with this Congress about whether or not they should pay the bills they have[…]
Fundamental, structural, entitlement reforms, proven to work in the real world, would provide far better benefits for seniors and the poor, while slashing future entitlement spending. Indeed, over the long[…]
[First posted at Forbes.] Steve Moore begins his brilliant new book, Who’s the Fairest of Them All? The Truth About Opportunity, Taxes and Wealth In America, quoting President Obama saying: We’ve sought[…]
My initial reactions to Obama’s speech: 1) Dull, dull, dull! Nothing inspiring or even interesting. 2) He spent more time and gave more detail attacking the opposing plan than he[…]
Here is a letter to the editor I submitted to USA Today the other day and was recently published. If Jacob Lew, director of the White House’s Office of Management[…]
Over at Heartland’s FIRE Policy News, Eli Lehrer has gone through some of the recommendations from the deficit panel. If you haven’t been following this piece of the news cycle,[…]