Secular Stagnation and Social Security

By: Sunday November 24, 2013 10:30 am

It would be easy to finance a big increase in Social Security by applying FICA taxes to income over $750K for Human Persons, and $10 million for Corporate Persons, Endowments, Trusts and other forms of hiding wealth.

 

Unemployed Are Not the Reason Unemployment Funds Are Broke

By: Sunday May 8, 2011 1:00 pm

OK. I guess technically the title is not true. If folks hadn’t been laid off and collected Unemployment Compensation, the funds would just be sitting in the various state coffers, unused. But the unemployed are not the reason the economy tanked; the unemployed are not the ones sending jobs overseas; the unemployed are not the ultimate root cause of the problem.

Washington Post Notices It Is a McJobs Recovery

By: Sunday April 24, 2011 4:00 pm

For what it’s worth, I’m fairly certain that McDonalds goes through a hiring exercise of this nature most every spring; they just consolidated it all to one day this year and apparently received the hoped for public relations splash.

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