The sequester isn’t even a cut. If anything goes wrong economically over the next 12 months the President will blame sequester.
Every time I write about the need to reform Social Security people freak out. Suddenly supposedly small government folks fly into a rage at the idea that Social Security must be curtailed for the good of the country.
It’s not me saying it. It’s the Senate Finance Committee headed by Max Baucus, a Democrat.
Should generally poor young people be subsidizing often wealthy old people? That’s what happens in our present crony capitalist system.
I have to say that for all the despair that one can feel as more and more of our economy and society is usurped by the government it is refreshing to hear this college student ask the Vice President if killing the free market in college tuition has created a bubble.
Even nicer- Biden admits that government subsides have contributed to such a bubble.
I have watched Ron Paul for a very long time and one trend I see over and over is the split that emerges between people of roughly under the age of 40 and those who are older when his name is mentioned. I have no polling data to back this up, but young people seem to like Ron Paul and older people seem not to.
We don’t know enough of the methodology used in the PEW study described to be sure of the facts. Studies of economic inequality are notoriously skewed according to the biases of the researchers.
The government has driven college tuition and fees higher and higher with federal loan subsidies. The first story below reveals that college costs have risen 8.3% on average this fall, a stunning figure.