Cleveland, Ohio, has always been rich in arts and culture, but recent developments have helped bring even more life to the city. Until 2009, very few movies were filmed in Cleveland. “We’ve created over 1,700 full-time-equivalent jobs and over $400 million of economic impact,” said Ivan Schwarz, president of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission.
When Collin Brown went off to study engineering at the University of Minnesota four years ago, he didn’t realize his whole life would change in a matter of months. After his father, Ken Brown, 54, was diagnosed with ALS in February 2014, Ken’s one wish was to see both his children graduate from college. After Collin’s mother, Patti Brown, posted the devastating news online, a family friend reached out to the university’s president, Eric Kaler.
“It wouldn’t take much of an annual wealth tax to rescue the retirement system.”
“Privatizing Social Security — or at least letting individuals opt-out so they can escape the sinking ship — would be a huge win.”
“Congress could save hundreds of billions of dollars by modestly paring back the benefit formula for future wealthy retirees.”
“Raising the retirement age reduces the number of beneficiaries, thereby reducing the costs of the program.”
“Social Security as we know it needs to be abolished and replaced with a better system.”