Archive for the ‘Entitlements’ Category

Comments Off on A Deceptive and Inaccurate Call for Higher Taxes

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – Five former Democratic appointees to the Council of Economic Advisers have a column in today’s Washington Post asserting that we should not blame entitlements for America’s future fiscal problems. The good news is that they at least recognize that there’s a future problem. The bad news is that their analysis is sloppy, […]

Comments Off on Reforms to Sweden’s Retirement System and Lessons for the United States

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – Given Social Security’s enormous long-run financial problems, the program eventually will need reform. But what should be done? Some folks on the left, such as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, support huge tax increases to prop up the program. Such an approach would have a very negative impact on the economy and, […]