Lawrence McQuillan | Tuesday November 6, 2018 at 8:56 AM PST | Comments Off on Why America Is Increasingly Divided (and James Madison Would Have Predicted It)
More than half of Americans receive more money from gov. transfer programs than they pay in federal taxes.
Tags: federal taxes, Franklin Roosevelt, James Madison, personal property rights, redistribution, social spending, Taxes, transfer payments, transfers, Welfare
Randall Holcombe | Wednesday July 14, 2010 at 11:56 AM PST | 20 Comments
Unemployment benefits normally can be collected for 26 weeks, but currently they can be collected for up to 99 weeks in certain hard-hit areas. The House of Representatives has approved the continuation of extended benefits, but Senate Republicans have, so far, kept the extension from passing the Senate. One can argue the merits of...
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Tags: Economics, Elections, Employment, entitlements, joblessness, Obamanomics, Politics, recession, transfer payments, unemployment insurance