Tag Archives: Social Security

That Demographic Crisis? It’s Here

USA Today reports new census data showing that there were fewer people aged 0-18 in the United States in 2010 than there were in 2000. So let’s see: more older people and fewer younger people. Nah, we don’t need to … Continue reading

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The Welfare State: A Sinking Ship

Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson has laid out some uncomfortable facts that need to sink in with our policymakers before they do anything else stupid. In “The Welfare State’s Reckoning,” Samuelson points out that Americans who are currently scoffing at … Continue reading

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