Poor Design Will Be The Death of Us All

Opinion | John Conlin
The U.S. Capitol Building is seen shortly before sunset in Washington, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Zach Gibson - RTX36B6A

‘Can the light of individual freedom and liberty, to say nothing of a functioning society, survive such poorly designed systems? ‘

Trump Proposes $3.6 Trillion Cut To Welfare State

Business | Robert Donachie
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. President Donald Trump's budget in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Measure compassion and success by the number of people we help’

Private Social Security Accounts Won't Work

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Social Security cards

Trump promised not to change Social Security. He would be wise to keep that promise.

Senate Passes Resolution Rolling Back Obama-Era Gun Control Rule

Guns and Gear | Kerry Picket
Seized handguns are pictured at the police headquarters in New York, New York August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

‘Repealing this regulation will ensure that disabled citizen’s Second Amendment rights are protected’

Social Security Withheld From 114,000 Seniors Because Of Student Loans

Education | Ethan Barton
Students protest the rising costs of student loans for higher education. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

‘This number is expected to continue to grow.’

NRA Celebrates Victory Against Obama Gun Ban Policy

Guns and Gear | Jordan Fox
NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre speaks during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits on April 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘We are pleased that Congress is moving swiftly’

Dave Brat On Obamacare: The Repeal Vote Is Bigger Than Health Care

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Rep. Dave Brat, a Republican from Virginia, said American voters need a chance to rethink America's immigration policy. Credit: Grae Stafford/Daily Caller

‘We have a once in a century opportunity to fix this thing’

Social Security Needs This Reform

Opinion | Dan Weber
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President Trump should consider a payroll reduction IRA.

Man Notices $600 Hanging From 93-Year-Old Cleavage, Swipes Like A Boss

US | Amber Randall
The handcuffs of a suspected member of the Broadway Gangster Crips street gang (REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn)

‘They’re stealing my money!’

Soldiers, Seniors, And Trade

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump smiles as he meets with local labor leaders and union members during a campaign stop in Brook Park, Ohio, U.S. September 5, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

If Mr. Trump wants to distinguish himself as the candidate with a better grip on reality, he must step away from the buffet and take a hard look at our national priorities.

Rep. Dave Brat Weighs In On Trump, America's Unsustainable Debt Problem

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Rep. Dave Brat, a Republican from Virginia, said American voters need a chance to rethink America's immigration policy. Credit: Grae Stafford/Daily Caller

‘It looks to me like we are in total denial’

Disability Benefits As An Economic Escape Hatch

Opinion | Joanne Butler

These disability numbers seem to indicate that aging low skilled workers have left the employment pool for good.

Man Fabricated Twin, Doubled Government Goodies For Decades

US | Kathryn Watson
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‘Illegally collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in benefits’

House Pushing Change To Public Servants' Social Security Benefits

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
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‘Public employees who are eligible for Social Security should be treated just like everyone else – no better and no worse’

Economists Weigh In On Sanders' Social Security Tax

Elections | Juliegrace Brufke
Bernie Sanders, Screen shot CNN Dem Debate

Raising payroll taxes on higher earners will induce them to reduce work and avoid the tax man more

Cash Spent On Entitlements Spikes In First Three Months Of 2016 Fiscal Year

Business | Juliegrace Brufke

The CBO said the country’s deficit increased to an estimated $11 billion in December

CBO REMINDER: Federal Debt Is Still Soaring

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington December 11, 2014. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

77 percent of GDP by 2025

CBO: Budget Deal Falls Short By $14B To Offset Costs

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a luncheon for bi-partisan Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2014. From L-R are Speaker of the House John Boehner, Obama, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DAR5

‘It represents the very worst of Washington’