(Insert Something Here) is Bankrupting Our Country

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Written by CEPR   
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:15
Thomas Friedman is warning his readers that Social Security is bankrupting the country. As Dean Baker points out over at Beat the Press, you could make the same claim about the Commerce Department. Sure, Commerce's budget is less than 0.3 percent of total spending, but it's fun to point at any government spending and make that claim without backing up your argument with evidence. Try it!