Wisconsin, a state that has been bitterly divided for the past two years, due in part to Governor Scott Walker’s budget reforms, is once again at the epicenter of American politics. Today, former Massachusetts governor and the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, announced that seven-term Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan is his choice for Vice [...]
Issue Highlights In January 2010, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, released version 2.0 of his seminal plan for American economic revitalization, A Roadmap For America’s Future. This detailed document outlines an ambitious, conservative solution for improving America’s economic situation and plainly rebuts the Left’s accusation that conservatives have [...]
Issue Highlights Section 1 The annual report by the Social Security Trustees/Actuaries predicted massive and permanent deficits if Congress fails to reform this dilapidated and outmoded entitlement program. In 1950, there were fifty workers for every one recipient of Social Security, whereas, today, there are three workers for every one beneficiary. By 2040, the Social [...]
Hundreds of federal employees have reportedly pocketed millions of dollars in fraudulent Social Security disability payments spread over several major agencies. Additionally, some 1,500 employees have wrongly been receiving $1.7 million per month in benefits, according to the Government Accountability Office. WHAT!? To read the full article, click here.