Health policy experts have long contended that one of the key reasons the Medicare program will eventually run out of money is because of the outsized influence lobbyists for health special interests have in Washington.
At a time when we should be investing in these children because they will be our future workers and leaders, Senator Sessions is showing the Hispanic community just how much he cares about our younger generations by doing the exact opposite.
The higher Barack Obama soars with his populist rhetoric, the more he calls attention to the enormous gap between the promise of hope and change that he campaigned on in 2008 and the actions he has taken as president -- especially regarding the economy.
Suggesting that America's savings problem be solved by establishing an Eva Peron-style lottery incentivizing those with little to save doesn't understand the dynamics at play in the American economy today.
Mainstream economists claim that your income reflects the economic value you produce -- at least in free and open markets. So why do people in the financial sector make so much more money than the rest of us?
Orszag brings a lot of government connections to the table at Citigroup. It's stuff that Citigroup totally wants, and Citi has already come to realize some of the value of what Orszag has in his pocket.