Category Archives: social security

Can I Have The Money Quote Please?

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review characterizes the remarks of House Minority Leader John Boehner thusly: “Ensuring there’s enough money to pay for the war will require reforming the country’s entitlement system.” But it’s not in his words, it’s in their words. The … Continue reading

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McCain Needs a History Lesson

Here’s one interesting fact lost in the hullabaloo over the trillion-dollar bailout: To prevent this meltdown, all we had to do was NOT repeal the Glass-Steagall Act. It really is that simple. Just keep a law passed in 1933, and … Continue reading

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