That little footnote in the CBO report spells doom for all the prognostications about the health of Social Security.
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Americans are addicted to government goodies. They think they can get someone else to pay for them. Not.
This isn’t just theory. Less government does mean more freedom for individuals to create a higher standard of living for themselves and others.
This won’t happen, of course. But it does provide a glimpse into the size of the abyss, and what it would take to get us across safely.
Reynolds has a blind spot, and as a result promotes a myth.
There’s no way this guy was a libertarian, despite some people who suggested he was. He was a statist through and through. Anyone who served as a “fellow” at the Institute for Policy Studies knows its agenda: destroy the capitalist system and replace it with a totalitarian one. But he was right on the Vietnam War.
It’s all about how you frame the question, isn’t it? The issue appears to be tax cuts for the rich: should we or shouldn’t we? By framing the question that way, discussion is limited. By re-framing the question, it changes the answers. Thanks to Investors Business Daily for pointing this out. President Obama warned that [...]
WaPo: FACT CHECK: Social Security adds to budget deficit “Over 77 years and now through 13 recessions, Social Security has not added one penny to our deficit or our debt,” Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., said at a recent hearing by the House Ways and Means Social Security subcommittee. Becerra is the top Democrat on the panel. [...]
The conscious decision by the state government to stay out of the way of the free market is now being rewarded in many different ways, including budget surpluses, investments in “infrastructure” and best of all, a great step forward in energy independence for the country. Mr. Obama, are you watching this?
Just when we thought that both California and US manufacturing were dead and buried comes the news that neither perception is correct. What’s amazing is how US manufacturing is thriving given the anti-capitalist ideologue sitting in the White House doing everything he can to keep this from happening.