When the Social Security Administration announced that for 2016, 2017, 2018, there would be NO “cost of living adjustment” (COLA) to retirement payments, many considered inflation was under control. The reason for no COLA is simple, and Congress sets the COLA based on the performance of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The CPI failed to grow [...]
America was built on free enterprise and the drive for profit, but at what cost does that profit cost, not in bottom line numbers but in human sacrifice? This is not a liberal communist criticism of our system; it is merely a reflection of the changes we have seen these past 20 years.