Report: Half of new HIV cases in Greece from 2009-2011 self-inflicted to get benefits

World | Caroline May
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‘HIV infections…enable people to receive benefits of 700 Euros per month’

Why I'm voting for Mitt Romney

Opinion | Anthony Rek LeCounte

Liberalism and its standard-bearer, Barack Obama, have failed.

Greece and the national moral hazard problem

Opinion | Alberto Mingardi

Moral hazard isn’t just an issue for banks.

The unraveling of a Ponzi scheme

Opinion | Wayne Allyn Root

The greatest Ponzi scheme in world history is coming to an end, leaving America on the precipice of economic Armageddon.

California, Detroit, and the unintended consequences of progressive government

Opinion | Tim Daniel

Will the entire country follow the Golden State and the Motor City into decline?

Ernie the electrician understands Social Security

Opinion | William Shipman

Would we all be better off without Social Security?

Suicide by Wonk

KausFiles | Mickey Kaus

Did Ryan just take the GOP off a cliff?

Willie Sutton Never Met a Payroll

KausFiles | Mickey Kaus

Get lost, Willie Sutton …

Rand Paul's party of one - TheDC

Politics | Mike Riggs

Rand Paul’s bold deficit reduction plans set him apart in a Congress looking for a compromise

Welfare handouts make up one-third of U.S. wages - CNBC

Business | Chad Brady (admin)

Social Security, Medicare and unemployment insurance—make up more than a third of total wages and salaries of the U.S. population

Americans deserve the truth about the U.S. budget crisis

Feature:Opinion | David Meyers

Politicians think that if they tell Americans the truth, they’ll be voted out of office. The opposite is true.

$100 billion in spending cuts this year? How about this week! - TheDC Opinion

Opinion | Gary Johnson

It’s time that Congress and the American people faced the truth.

Cooking the books

Opinion | Rep. Joe Pitts

How Obamacare is like a Ponzi scheme.

Does Obamacare have a Medicare problem?

Opinion | Derek Hunter

Another reason for the courts to strike down Obamacare.

Poll: Americans want all for nothing - Bloomberg

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Americans in poll say cut deficit with entitlements secured as rich pay up

U.S. debt proposal results in program cuts - Bloomberg

US | interns

President Obama released his deficit-cutting plan, which includes cuts to Medicare, Social Security and taxes

Reducing government benefits unpopular with recipients - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

While Americans are unhappy with the level of government spending, a new poll shows that recipients of popular and expensive programs don’t want their benefits cut

Social Security reform: the new radicalism

Opinion | Joseph Phillips

There is no better testament to how far this nation has drifted from its founding principles than that proponents of Social Security reform are seen as radicals.

The insecurity of Social Security

Opinion | Pamela Villarreal

The Social Security Trustees recently released their annual report on the state of the Social Security program, and it’s not pretty

A mid-year update on the president's plan to spend, and then tax, in epic proportions - E21

| interns

The budget deficit in 2010 is expected to set a record at $1.471 trillion – or 10 percent of GDP. In 2011, the administration projects the deficit will again top $1.4 trillion. From 2010 to 2020, the Obama budget plan would run up a cumulative deficit of nearly $10 trillion