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The Post-Truth Era and Social Security Jan. 11, 2017

Social Security and You

They say we are living in the "post-truth" era — a time when discussion and debate is framed b... Read More

Kids Who Hate Reading and Avoiding College Talk Dec. 31, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My wife and I are constantly encouraging our children, who are 7 and 11 years old... Read More

Mailbag Miscellany Dec. 07, 2016

Social Security and You

I'm drawing a blank. And I'm blaming it on my bad cold. My head is all stuffed up and I can't think ... Read More

When Seniors Become Disabled Nov. 30, 2016

Social Security and You

Q: I was going to file for my Social Security retirement in a few years. But I'm wondering if I shou... Read More

The New Non-Working Class Oct. 07, 2016

Mona Charen

"He that will not work shall not eat (except by sickness he be disabled). For the labors of 30 or 40... Read More

The Original Social Security Law Was Not So Great Sep. 14, 2016

Social Security and You

Q: I think there are far too many people getting Social Security benefits. So I have a plan. I belie... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Sep. 11, 2016

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Welfare Is the New Work Aug. 02, 2016

Stephen Moore

Two recent news stories highlight how pernicious the welfare state has become in America today. The ... Read More

Cure to Some VA Waits Creates New Ills Jul. 21, 2016

Froma Harrop

We who oppose calls to privatize the work of the Veterans Affairs Department are sorely tested at ti... Read More

Social Security Disability Is NOT Welfare Jun. 29, 2016

Social Security and You

Q: I am 60 years old and have had to stop work because of various medical problems. I would like to ... Read More

Questions About Disability Benefits Jun. 15, 2016

Social Security and You

Q: I am 60 years old. I have had some major health issues and I have had to stop working. About 6 mo... Read More

No Room for More Commitment Apr. 10, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a young lady in my 20s, and I think I've found the man I want to spend the rest of ... Read More

More Disability Controversy Mar. 02, 2016

Social Security and You

Two weeks ago, I wrote a column discussing the Social Security disability program. I wrote about how... Read More

Disability Program Under Constant Review Feb. 17, 2016

Social Security and You

I recently saw about two dozen pending proposals from legislation supposedly intended to improve the... Read More

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability Benefits? Dec. 23, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I'm 59 and recently suffered a severe injury that prevents me from working, possibly f... Read More

Mailbag Miscellany Nov. 11, 2015

Social Security and You

This week, instead of concentrating on just one topic, I'm going to dig into my mailbag and answer r... Read More

The Cult of Victims Sep. 30, 2015

John Stossel

The world has enough real problems without declaring everyone a "victim." Bill Clinton says Hillary... Read More

Mr. Will Rogers Goes to Washington Apr. 10, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

The cowboy philosopher Will Rogers once said, "If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging." Unfort... Read More

Injured Worker Uncovers Creative Talent as a Career Apr. 02, 2015

At Work

Q: I had a serious accident and permanently injured my back. I had to go on disability, but as many ... Read More

Disability or Different Ability? Aug. 13, 2014

Classic Zig Ziglar

Forty-eight year old mentally challenged Hank Nichols has found a warm welcome at St. Francis Episco... Read More