A recent transportation bill, also changed how pensions calculate their liabilities so that everyone can pretend like pensions are more solvent.
Look no further than that luscious stash of cash that is just sitting there in people’s retirement accounts.
"I do think at a certain point you've made enough money," he told a Quincy, Illinois audience. It was only "fair," Obama continued to argue, that government should confiscate the rest by raising taxes.
Were a rational person given the assignment to search this planet to find the best place for human beings to live and build wealth, he might well settle on San Joaquin County, Calif.
Is the Washington Post so biased and/or clueless that reporters really think that a 1.2 percent reduction in overall spending for the current fiscal year (which means the federal budget would still be larger than it was last year) represents a “sledgehammer of budget cuts”?
A nation's choice between spending on military defense and spending on civilian goods has often been posed as "guns versus butter."
It pays to work for the government. Just ask the teachers in the Westerly, Rhode Island school district. The school committee just agreed to a new union collective bargaining agreement that doubles teachers’ pay in nine years.
When it rains it pours for the Michigan Education Association
The theater of the absurd that is our presidential election keeps chugging along with all the vigor our economy doesn’t. One can’t blame Democrats for attempting distraction upon distraction, given the alternative of talking about President Obama’s record.
By and large, politicians are not willing to tackle the unsustainable costs they’ve created. Consider Illinois public employee pensions.