Where the state of the American economy is concerned, there are the official unemployment figures, and there are the real figures. Guess which are higher.

An underfunded pension plan can be compared to the welfare state in America: Beneficiaries are going to be sorely disappointed.

If Congress does not address the growing national debt, Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall warned, it will soon reach a "tipping point."

Progressives in Seattle suffer from a blind spot — economic reality — that is causing exactly the opposite reaction to their new minimum-wage policy than anticipated. 

The Social Security and Medicare Board of Trustees stated that “Social Security’s Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund now faces an urgent threat of reserve depletion, requiring prompt corrective action by lawmakers if sudden reductions or interruptions in benefit payments are to be avoided.”

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