by | Jul 11, 2019

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies challenges the notion, popular in Washington and among pro-immigration activists, that large-scale immigration is useful for offsetting America’s aging society.  The study finds that the popular image of immigrants as young…

by and | Jul 5, 2019

Moderate Democrats in Congress are finally showing some backbone. A “Blue Dog” coalition of 27 Democrats is supporting a joint resolution proposing a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution. Rep. Ben McAdams (D-Utah) introduced the legislation, H.J. Resolution 55. In the…

by | Jun 19, 2019

Despite the legislative gridlock and Washington’s political fixations, legislation is advancing through Congress with bipartisan support that would make it easier for Americans to enjoy financial security when they retire. Presently, too many Americans rely on Social Security for most…

by | Apr 24, 2019

Monday’s release of the annual report from the trustees of Social Security and Medicare reminds us, this time all the more urgently, that Congress and the president are derelict in their duty. Without concerted action of the sort Ronald Reagan,…

by | Nov 13, 2018

Spending on America’s debt service is about to see a big jump, according to projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). In fact, the amount of money needed to pay down the national debt in the next two years is…

by | Jun 21, 2016

And they’re off and running! Duh-duh-dump-duh-duh-dump… and so on: The presidential horse race so beloved by media types. Who’s ahead? Who’s behind? What do the polls say? Which polls? Hey — Donald Trump fired his campaign manager! How will the…

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