During the financial crisis, credit froze and employment plummeted, slamming our economy into a brick wall. While our economy has started to recover little by little with Wall Street demonstrating a resurgence back to pre-crisis highs, lack of...
Economy & Budget
For far too many of the last 50 years, the political debate about poverty has ended in deadlock.
Numerous countries with abundant natural resources suffer from severe poverty, instability and corruption.
For the last 50 years, StarKist has owned and operated a tuna processing and canning plant in American Samoa, which is a United States Territory.
The dairy stabilization program would drive up milk prices to benefit small scale dairy farmers.
Social Security not only muted the impact of a collapsing economy on retirement consumption but also served as an escape valve for older workers who could not find jobs.
Defended as a way to encourage homeownership, one would be hard-pressed to come up with a worse way than the mortgage interest deduction to accomplish this goal.
Slandering Bumble Bee is a cynical attempt to preserve a Korean firm's monopoly of providing tuna to American schools.
Stories of alleged abuse promote the false assumption that fraud is rampant in the SSDI program. Nothing could be farther from the truth.
The issues of major entitlement reforms and revenues are hard enough that most politicians are quite happy to just look the other way.