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Entitlements represent one of the largest and fastest-growing portions of the federal budget. They are regarded as sacrosanct by lawmakers, yet many people see them as one of the greatest threats to the American Dream. T
his volume argues that by sacrificing the future in order to pay ever-larger federal benefits through programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and federal pensions, entitlement spending has become a crushing burden to American workers. Peterson and Howe destroy myths surrounding entitlement spending. They show that the bulk of it does not go to the poor. The majority of the elderly are not needy and dependent. Entitlement programs, not defense spending, consume the largest share of the federal budget. In short, we cannot balance the budget without reducing entitlement spending. In a country that demands critical investments--improving public education, alleviating poverty, increasing professional opportunity--growth in entitlement spending is unaffordable.
On Borrowed Time is an important and timely book that will be mandatory reading for policymakers, politicians, economists, and a general public concerned with its financial future.
Titel: On Borrowed Time: How the Growth in ...
Verlag: Ics Pr
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Buchbeschreibung Ics Pr, 1989. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP34700430
Buchbeschreibung Ics Pr, 1989. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP7712509
Buchbeschreibung Ics Pr. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G155815003XI3N10
Buchbeschreibung Ics Pr, 1989. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP88508539
Buchbeschreibung Ics Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG155815003X
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97815581500344.0
Buchbeschreibung ICS Press [Institute for Contemporary Studies, San Francisco, 1988. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. First Edition. 430 pp. Pages clean & tight. Fine hardcover in very good Dustjacket. Fine in very good dustjacket (a few knicks on edge of DJ) Digital image available upon request. Summary: The current federal welfare programs,retirement and medical care, will become a crushing burden to future generations. This written in 1988!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 16739
Buchbeschreibung hardcover. 430pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. San Francisco: ICS Press, (1988). vg Presentation copy from Peter Peterson to George W. Ball. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 150675
Buchbeschreibung Institute for Contemporary Studies, San Francisco, 1988. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in very good dustwrapper with edgewear and single large tear on spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 281276
Buchbeschreibung ICS Press, Place_Pub: San Francisco, CA, 1988. Buchzustand: good, good. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 430, figures, tables, footnotes, notes, index, some wear and soiling to DJ. Describes, in great detail and with compelling logic, how America finances our enormous entitlement programs through deficits instead of paying for them as we go and saving for the future. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 34234