All posts tagged "Social Security"

  • Government
    Don’t Tinker With Our Medicare

    (Jim Clark) – In last week’s column, I described some of the happenings at the Senator Dean Heller fundraiser hosted by Bruce and Nora James at their historic Crystal Bay home overlooking the lake.  There’s more. To reset the scene, the event began with cocktails and appetizers in the front yard with...

  • Politics
    Heller: President Has Damaged The Economy

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – “Let me start on a positive note—my wife and I will become...

  • Opinion
    Obama And Reid Opt To Burden Our Grandchildren

    (Sara Michele Crusade/Examiner.com) – The debate rages on about whether or not to raise the debt ceiling. Nevada’s own Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) is siding with President Obama in his desire to increase the debt ceiling just a couple trillion more. The Republicans in Congress are pretending to hold the line for...

  • Government
    Reid Finally Admits He’s Clueless On Social Security

    (Mike Chamberlain/The Cranky Hermit) – Well, sort of. Echoing President Barack Obama’s warning, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Social Security payments would stop if there is no deal to raise the government’s borrowing limit by Aug. 2. So much for the “guarantee” from doing nothing. If the money were their own,...

  • Government
    National Debt Ceiling: Are We There Yet?

    (Jim Clark) – Democrats have drafted a sweeping debt-reduction plan that would slice $4 trillion from projected borrowing over the next decade, but leave untouched the expensive health and retirement programs.  The proposal would stabilize borrowing through sharp cuts at the Pentagon and other government agencies as well as $1 trillion in...