Michael Sanera

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  • 5 charts that show just how much trouble Social Security is in

    AEIs James Pethokoukis charts the problems with Social Security here. This chart should be enough to scare people to action, but I am not holding my breath.  …
    Michael Sanera, December 7, 2011
  • Interesting comment from Charles Murray

    Charles Murray is an avid viewer of the TV series “The Big C.” The Big C is a television series starring Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison, a Minneapolis high school teacher and housewife who is diagnosed with terminal melanoma. I’m a big fan of the show. Linney is flat-out…
    Michael Sanera, December 7, 2011
  • The Medicare train wreck

    AEI’s James Pethokoukis 7 eye-popping charts that show what a terrible mess Medicare is. Scary, very scary!  …
    Michael Sanera, December 7, 2011
  • Obama and Romney

    Here is a tweet from DrewM posted on NROnline: Obama is worried about robots taking people’s jobs? I guess he’s predicting he’s going to lose to Romney next year.
    Michael Sanera, December 7, 2011
  • George Will demolishes racial preferences

    In his latest Washington Post column, George Will analyzes the latest racial preference case that is being considered by the Supreme Court. Here is a sample. The Supreme Court faces a discomfiting decision. If it chooses, as it should, to hear a case concerning racial preferences in admissions at…
    Michael Sanera, December 2, 2011
  • We need to do more of this

    Don Boudreaux rewrites this first sentence to accurately reflect economic science. Here’s the opening sentence of a new Congressional Quarterly report (HT Andy Roth): House Democrats are pushing new legislation that would aim to steer more federal dollars toward American manufacturers by extending “Buy America” requirements for infrastructure projects…
    Michael Sanera, December 2, 2011
  • Climategate 2.0

    A second batch of emails to and from leading alarmist global warming scientists shows that the politicization of climate science continues.  Here is AEI’s Ken Green on the emails: Had the scientists involved in Climategate 1.0 really given things a good airing and taken some transparent steps to distance…
    Michael Sanera, November 28, 2011
  • Progressives please decide, more democracy or less

    It seems that progressives cannot decide if they want more democracy or less.  In the early 1900s they wanted more.  With the 1913 17th Amendment, they demanded and got popular election of US senators. Other democratic “reforms” included the recall, referendum and the initiative at the state level. Now former…
    Michael Sanera, November 22, 2011