Via The Daily Bell
Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile A few weeks ago the Board of Trustees of Social Security sent a formal letter to the United States Senate and House of Representatives to issue a dire warning: Social Security is running out of money. Given that tens of millions of Americans depend on this public pension program as their sole source of retirement income, you’d think this would have been front page news… … and that every newspaper in the country would have reprinted this ominous projection out of a basic journalistic duty to keep the public informed about an issue that will affect nearly everyone.
A week ago, the United States House of Representatives sent a bipartisan measure to the United States Senate where it fell five votes short of a majority. Today, John Boehner sent over legislation that couldn’t even get all the Repu...
A week ago today, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew informed House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that the United States would no longer have the ability to pay its bills as of Oct. 17. Last night, Lew sent another dire missive. “I … Conti...
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Gov. Tom Wolf is warning House Republican leaders that failing to fund the state budget will put Pennsylvania in "a much more dire financial situation" in the coming weeks. The … Click to Continue »