Today The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports, “United Parcel Service Inc. plans to remove thousands of spouses from its medical plan because they are eligible for coverage elsewhere. The Atlanta-based logistics company points to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, as a big reason for the decision …”
Wait, spending cuts will lead to … a surplus?! That’s what Time says helped the U.S. in June to post its largest monthly surplus since the recession. According to the magazine, “Spending in June declined to a level not seen in nearly a decade, falling to $170 billion — the lowest since a $161 billion month in November 2004.”
Upon first taking office in 2009, the president established a “middle class task force” headed by Vice President Joe Biden that was aimed at raising middle-class living standards. The last report released by the group was released three years ago in May of 2010. Where did they go?
While some will point to shrinking deficits as a sign that our fiscal future is looking up, coming in below a trillion dollars is hardly reason to celebrate. Unless we address these long-term drivers of our debt, we'll continue to see massive deficits.
Once Obamcare kicks in, could working overtime cause you to actually make less money AND pay more? Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, joins Bill LuMaye to discuss how the healthcare law is backfiring on both the American public and the administration.
Starting this week, we’re revamping our weekly Public Pulse blog. We still want to know what your reactions are to pollsters’ top questions from last week, but we’re going to narrow down the questions and give them more context. We hope you like the change …