The baby boom generation is moving toward retirement with unfinished business. The generation has created more problems than it has solved, and continues to do so. Social security and Medicare are straining under increased pay-outs, global warming seems to be accelerating, the number of poor Americans increases every day, and...
By Paul Light | September 1, 2010; 08:47 AM ET | Comments (11)
Big government has become the big issue on the campaign trail as Republicans look for ways of tying the sluggish economy to the Democrats. Yet, Democrats have yet to answer. Their rhetoric about fixing government is tepid at best, nonexistent at worst. They seem terrified to take on the drumbeat of Republican promises for hiring and pay freezes and wholesale dismantling of government agencies.
By Paul Light | August 25, 2010; 09:23 AM ET | Comments (40)