The Real Crisis Is Not the Government Shutdown

At This Time, Collapse Seems the Most Likely Forecast The inability of the media and politicians to focus on the real issues never ceases to amaze. The real crisis is not the “debt ceiling crisis.” The government shutdown is merely a result of the Republicans using the debt limit ceiling to attempt to block the […]

BFP Independent Perspective: Social Security Math Doesn’t Add Up

The Unanswered Question of “Social Security Surplus” By Linda Lewis As some politicians describe it, the Social Security program is an economic disaster forced upon younger generations by the demands of greedy baby boomers. News media obediently parrot the scare stories, seldom questioning the math in a story that is all about the numbers. A […]