Tagged: entitlements


Cutting Jobs Instead of Bombs

I don’t understand our political leaders. They’re so interested in cutting spending on healthcare and retirement – even the Democratic president is eager to start hacking away at entitlements – yet almost none of...


the things people say

Riffing off my last post, I’d like to take on two thoughts.  First, here’s Yglesias:


turn on, tune in, opt out

Writes Andrew Sullivan: Andrew Biggs highlights an interesting new study on social security finding that 48 percent of American workers would opt out if they had the choice. I sure would. [emphasis added] Okay,...


quote of the day

The only thing that is not settled, as far as I can tell, is how much damage we will do moving to the system. It will be a joy to behold, especially listening to...