September 5, 2007
What's not being said

Social Security is a government-run Ponzi scheme. It depends on an ever-increasing number of workers to pay the retirement benefits of an ever-increasing number retirees. Like a Ponzi scheme, it works at first, but then the math starts to work against it. We'll reach that point in 2017 or thereabouts, when the amount of money […]

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September 5, 2007
Lessons not learned

You'd think that whole First Amendment thing about freedom of speech and the press and the whole "shall make no law abridging" the aforementioned would've gotten into the political class sometime in the past 200+ years. You can cut them a little slack however, after the Supreme Court upheld McCain-Feingold's restrictions on politcal ads by […]

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September 5, 2007
Advice and consent

You'd think they would've learned it in high school civics, but the people who are sent to the Senate for confirmation to staff the executive branch are people who are expected to follow the directives of the President, not the priorities of Senators of an opposing party. Today, former Rep. Jim Nussle was confirmed 69-24 […]

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