Articles in Category: 'Pension'

By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: February 18, 2013 3:55 AM
A nation's choice between spending on military defense and spending on civilian goods has often been posed as "guns versus butter." But understanding the choices of many nations' political leaders might be helped by examining the contrast between their runaway spending on pensions while skimping on military defense.
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 29, 2011 3:55 AM

Some of society's most intractable problems come not from its failures but from its successes. Often you can't get a good thing without paying a bad price.

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By: Lane Wright | Posted: December 15, 2010 4:05 AM

Rick Scott is giving every state legislator in Florida the chance to weigh in on his or her 2011 priorities. And while he's getting plenty of thoughts on the top issues and how to approach them, he's getting almost nothing when he asks how they plan to pay for it.

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