Only Big Government Makes Increased Longevity into Bad News

Because human longevity is improving in the United States, the Social Security Trust Fund is going to run out of money sooner than expected. Why should it be a financial and economic disaster for the United States that people are living longer? One word: pensions.  Our nation’s pension is known as “Social Security.” CNBC reports, “Social Security’s in worse shape than you thought: Study.” The Social Security Administration projects that its trust funds will be depleted by 2033—not Read more […]

Lying Propaganda: You Are Better Off Dead

The headline says it all: “A sick world: We live longer, with more pain and illness.” Yes, poor, poor, better-fed, longer-living us. Let’s all have a pity party and then figure out how to return to the good old days. What is initially obvious simply from reading this story is that it doesn’t prove or even address the headline. There is no attempt made to prove that, in the past, we lived shorter lives with less pain and illness. There is good reason for the writer to ignore such a claim, Read more […]