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Washington Doesn’t Spend Enough Money Already

So let’s just mail a bunch of checks to senior citizens:

The House will vote in November to provide $250 payments to Social Security recipients to make up for the presumed lack of a cost-of-living increase for next year, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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