But one of Trump’s campaign advisers suggested Wednesday that Trump might indeed change Social Security and Medicare — but only after he has been in office for a while. “After the administration has been in place, then we will start to take a look at all of the programs, including entitlement programs like Social Security […]
Some of AB’s regular readers might have picked up on the fact that I’m obsessed with animal rescue. (Dan Crawford sure has!) And since AB is mostly an economics/fiscal-policy blog, it probably has readers who buy art and antiques. Soooo …. I thought I’d pass this along. The key sentence is near the end of the article: […]
Chris Christie Says We Should Not Treat Ebola Patients, Because No One Wants Their Kids to Get Ebola, and Anyway We’re Trying to Develop an Ebola Vaccine.
Okay, here’s what Christie actually said: I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am. I don’t think there’s a mother or father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ‘You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God all of our dreams would be […]
Okay, so most of you who don’t live in Iowa (and most of you don’t live in Iowa, since it’s not a populous state) probably are unaware that the outcome of the election to replace retiring progressive Iowa senator Tom Harkin—which in turn may determine party control of the Senate—may turn on a dispute between […]
From an interview of North Carolina Republican Senate Candidate Thom Tillis by NBC’s Chuck Todd today: Todd: Do you think [the minimum wage] should be raised in North Carolina? Tillis: I think that’s a decision that the legislature needs to make with businesses. Todd: Well, you’re the speaker. Would you make that decision? Tillis: Right now what […]