Wishing We Were Wrong

We see little chance that the next president and congressional leaders will take sensible steps to improve the economy for all Americans. We may not be Nostradamus, but we’ve been compiling an impressive track record of accurate predictions over the past year.  We correctly predicted that ISIS would adopt a “far enemy” strategy before the Paris ...

Grading the Candidates on Social Security Reform

Only one gets a passing grade. The remaining presidential candidates’ positions on Social Security reform can be grouped into three camps: (1) status quo – Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, and Donald Trump (politics does indeed make strange bedfellows); (2) massive expansion – Bernie Sanders; and (3) nonspecific reform – John Kasich.  Beyond enjoying the wry smile that may have been induced by ...