Pensions Underfunded by $5 Trillion

Yep, you read the number right — five trillion dollars.  Evidently, somebody is asking the “Pension Pirates” to be more accountable… If the Actuarial Standards Board enacts recommendations from its Pension Task Force, actuarial valuations for state and local government

The Economy and Labor Statistics

Even the political manipulation of reality is getting more difficult…  The Obama administration can twist the numbers all they like, but it’s becoming more obvious that it’s all one big ruse: 180,000 more Americans left the workforce, bringing the total to

The Slow Economic Death from Obamacare

A good summary over at American Thinker: Obamacare…  the road to hell is paved with good intentions. The first major bump in the road is the concept of essential benefits. According to the Obamacare website, “Ten essential health benefits must

Jury Duty Humor

A man was chosen for jury duty who very much wanted to be dismissed from serving. He tried every excuse he could think of but none of them worked. On the day of the trial he decided to give it

Are Government Pensions Forever?

An interesting analysis of the impact of public sector unions: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said in the 1930s that allowing government workers to unionize would be a bad idea. That it would institutionalize their influence over elections and public policy. 

Current Crazy Conundrums

The definition of the word Conundrum is: something that is puzzling or confusing.  Think about this: “A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don’t have one, you’ll probably never need one again.”…  Here are six Conundrums about socialism