The truth is that we are the problem. Our benefits are ordinary, even small, to us, but collectively they are large enough to bankrupt our nation.
According to a recent estimate, the combined pension hole of all U.S. states and cities is now equal to the world’s fourth-largest economy, Germany. Also, Medicare has no money in eight years.
When does lavish federal spending get reined in? Not when there’s a Republican Congress, apparently.
The welfare state as currently constituted systematically discriminates against the poorest, sickest, and most vulnerable.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should be reminded that two wrongs don’t make a right.
We need to stop whistling past the graveyard and realize the left is seeking total victory.
AEI Resident Scholar Andrew Biggs joins Federalist Radio to discuss Social Security, paid parental leave, and the economic road blocks in Puerto Rico.
The New Parents Act is a smart proposal. It’s not a tax increase. It’s not a new entitlement. And it may help make America’s bankrupt entitlements solvent if it encourages childbearing.
Sen. Marco Rubio’s proposal to use Social Security to fund family leave would actually hurt families by worsening the program’s already dire financial problems.
Annie Lowrey joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss poverty, the future of work, economics, and the idea of universal basic income.
The trustees who oversee Social Security issued their latest report on the financial health of it and Medicaid, and it is not good.
Republicans ought to embrace the moral arguments about reducing inequality to make a fresh case for limited government on Social Security.
Paul Ryan’s ‘legacy’ on entitlement reform will consist of his role as the first speaker to repeal a cap on entitlement spending.
Democrats and Republicans are working together to burn down the U.S. economy by ignoring our Medicaid- and Medicare-fueled debt tsunami.
Those supporting the Social Security paid leave approach think this could be our best, most realistic option and reshape how the public thinks about government and our public safety net.
A new family leave proposal shows how people on the right have allowed the big government mentality to take up residence inside their heads.
Being unemployed has given me a fresh perspective on how the Social Security disability program may especially hurt those suffering from mood disorders.
The sad irony is that the law creating health savings accounts extended them to everyone in America, except those on Medicare.
If Democrats are so opposed to President Trump’s ‘cruel’ savings proposals, why don’t they put alternative entitlement reforms on the table?
The really radical and dangerous position is the idea that programs like Meals on Wheels are required to be part of the federal budget.
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