Obama Exposes Social Security’s Big Lie

IBD: In trying to score political points against the GOP by warning that retirement checks were in jeopardy if the debt ceiling isn’t raised, President Obama exposed the fraud at the heart of Social Security. The closer the self-imposed Aug. 2 deadline for...

how to fix social security

The average middle class earner will get about $20,000 from Social Security — not a lot to live on. But it could be better. Martin Feldstein: …The leading Medicare reform plan is a bipartisan initiative proposed initially by House Budget Committee Chairman...

special talent

Noel Sheppard: …Totenberg said the electorate is not serious about trimming the budget. She later commented that the cuts being discussed are trivial because discretionary spending is a small part of the budget, and no one wants to talk about reducing...

tale of two dictators

Senatorial candidate Sharon Angle riled the left by noting that sometimes dictators have good ideas, citing Chile’s switch to a sustainable pension system. Eric at Classical Values, clarifies how that reform came about. Angle is of course a convenient target of...