March Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls as Job Seekers Give Up
Economy / U.S. Domestic Policy

March Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls as Job Seekers Give Up

February’s job report looked so promising. Unemployment was down by .2% and 236,000 jobs were added to the economy. The economic outlook was great. Then the jobs report for March came out. What happened? In a blog post I wrote last month I predicted that the promising economic outlook was premature and that March’s report … Continue reading

Can Social Security Be Reformed To Improve Work Incentives?
America / U.S. Domestic Policy

Can Social Security Be Reformed To Improve Work Incentives?

It is no secret that large entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare have been putting a huge strain on our nation’s finances. Mandatory spending continues to grow and takeup larger portions of the budget, particularly two of the largest offenders – Social Security and Medicare. In the past, entitlement programs were treated as sacred … Continue reading