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  • Apr 28, 2005

    Two views of the Bush Social Security plan

    Ten thousand baby boomers turn 55 every day for the next 15 years. Most are enjoying their peak earning power right now and billions of surplus dollars are pouring into the Social Security fund. However, those dollars are flowing into a "pay-as-you-go" system so they're flowing out just as fast as they come in.


  • Apr 20, 2005

    U.S. political atmosphere worst since Nixon, Fox anchor says

    If politics in Washington, D.C., seem especially rancorous to you lately, Fox News anchor Brit Hume would agree, but he also offers this tip: It's about to get much worse.


  • Apr 11, 2005

    Employers probe health care options

    After six years of double-digit rate increases, fewer companies are paying the full bill for insuring their employees as more consider plans that put patients in charge of their medical spending.


  • Apr 06, 2005

    Feed the Beast

    GROWING numbers of policy analysts and politicians are saying that it may finally be time to consider a value-added tax as part of our federal revenue system. In years past, I would have been in the forefront of those denouncing the idea. But now, reluctantly, I have joined the pro-V.A.T. side. Here's why.


  • Mar 27, 2005

    A novel idea: Health insurance you take with you

    John Goodman, the father of health savings accounts, has embarked on another crusade. He wants a new form of corporate medical insurance that goes with employees who leave their jobs or get fired.



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