The TRUTH About Who Really Owns All Of America’s Debt

By Vincent Trivett Business Insider, Jul. 20, 2011 If you ever try comparing the debt situation in the US and Japan, someone will invariably say: Well, Japan can afford a lot more debt because it’s all domestically owned, whereas US debt is owned by the Chinese.It turns out this ... Read more

Less Taxes Will Mean More Money Out of Your Pocket

No new taxes doesn’t mean no new fees Carla Marinucci, Joe Garofoli,Natalie Orenstein, Chronicle Staff Writers San Francisco, Chronicle, July 17, 2011 Brant Ward / The Chronicle A gallery called California People at the Oakland Museum of California lets visitors draw their own likeness to ... Read more

The Case for Defined Benefits and Retirement Security

Wednesday 20 July 2011 July 20, 2011, Truthou (Photo: itspaulkelly) In America, anybody who works for a living should be able to afford to retire. That’s why shunting newly hired and/or existing civil servants into defined contribution or 401(k)-style plans to save taxpayers money, as ... Read more