On Monday, the annual trustees reports for Social Security and Medicare were released. The reports are intended to provide an update on the current state of the Social Security trust fund and the Medicare hospital-insurance program.
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Every week for the past year, The Washington Times has given out a Golden Hammer award for the week’s most wasteful government project. On July 10, the Golden Hammer celebrated its one-year anniversary by compiling all the examples of waste, fraud and abuse over the past year.
Between persistent problems with state exchanges and surprisingly sharp premium hikes, Americans could really use a story that inspires confidence in our government’s ability to run its own programs.