October 24, 2017

C is for Comeback America by David Walker

Sometimes, I’m a cynic. For example, I don’t trust that Democrats care as much about the Second Amendment and gun regulation, immigration reform, or gay marriage as they say (heck, I’m not even sure Republicans care as much as they say, either, but that’s another post). I think they’re, largely, cherry picking issues that they […]

Fiscal IQ: Got it?

I found an interesting little quiz online today, put out by the Comeback America Foundation. It tests “Fiscal IQ” and fiscal knowledge. Click here to take the test.  It only takes about five minutes, and I think you should take it. After completing the five minute and 30-question quiz, participants are provided two scores (Fiscal Knowledge and Fiscal […]

Entitlement Reform: Start with Social Security

It is almost cliché for my generation to joke that  Social Security will be gone before we retire.  It may be a stretch, but it really is no joking matter. Social Security is in a bad way, and it is getting worse. The number of Social Security recipients is  growing faster than the number of people paying […]

Book Review: “Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility” by David M. Walker

As the former comptroller general of the United States, David Walker knows a little about the fiscal workings of the modern federal government. For fifteen years, he served under both Republican and Democratic presidents from Reagan to Clinton to the Bushes), and had a unique opportunity to call into question the decisions that have lead […]

Have you read “Comeback America” by David Walker?

America is a great country–the greatest, as far as Americans are concerned. But its future is threatened, and we same Americans are the threat. I am talking about our nation’s deteriorating financial condition, perpetrated by all of us, and especially by the government that represents us. It is easy to ignore this national decline. Even in these […]