Not only are we aging as a society, which by itself means larger government expenditures for entitlement programs, the population of eventual retirees isn’t saving enough to retire. The Wall Street Journal reports:
Continue reading Social Security Might Not Be Enough
As a result of the changing dispute between parties over Medicare, President Obama’s ability to deliver a bipartisan compromise on entitlement spending may be waning.
Continue reading Political Memo: Medicare Is at the Heart of the Fiscal Fight
The GOP’s real target is entitlements, and the chance of agreement on that is zero.
Continue reading The Real End Game: Entitlements
Jeb Golinkin, in a broader look at how avoiding reforms to domestic entitlement programs means we are doing little to combat our spending problem, notes the foolishness of chopping the defense budget on the grounds of fiscal restraint.
Continue reading Defense Cuts Won’t Solve our Spending Problem