Posts Tagged ‘entitlements’

Taxes, debt, spending, bankruptcy, high unemployment — these are some of the top problems the United States faces. Are there easy solutions? No. But are there solutions that make common sense, which can be considered “fair” by a sizable number of people, and which could be implemented in an acceptable way to various interest groups? […]

What should be done about income inequality? That basic question underlies the arguments hashed out in the supercommittee and promises to be a central issue in the presidential campaign. Supercommittee Democrats argue that income inequality has been increasing and can be at least partially reversed by higher tax rates on high earners. They refused to […]