Tag Archives: government programs

How To Pay For Social Security Is The Wrong Question


How to pay for Social Security is the wrong question.  The real question we should be asking ourselves is should the federal government even be in the retirement fund business.  The same thing applies to health care.  Is it the federal government’s purview to be supplying public health insurance. Continue reading

Obama, Take Your High Speed Rail Money And…


The federal government is offering $8B as start up and improvement capital for various high speed rail systems throughout the US, allotting $1B over each of the next five years.  California and Florida would receive the lion’s share of the funding.  So what’s wrong with that?  High speed rail is good, right? Continue reading