The "Grand Bargain" is about showing the world that we can hurt people, so they will know we are "serious."
The president wants to cut Social Security and Medicare to protect the investor class.
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Ran across this today via Question Everything and wanted to share it:
The quote is from a column he wrote for the Washington Post in June 2012, which is well worth reading in ...
#HandsOffMySocialSecurity Well a crap load of you Kossacks and Democrats in Washington DC are talking about SS as if there is something wrong with it, and it needs to be fixed. If you advocate for ...
Appearing on TODAY with Matt Lauer , Bob Woodward continued to make a complete ass of himself. His laughable attempts to walk back his trumped up lie and try to salvage his bruised ego are just ...
In an opinion piece in the Financial Times, Obama Has Always Planned To Slash Spending , Jeffrey Sachs argues that President Obama will get the result he has asked for when the sequester kicks in ...
Tomorrow, voters in the 2nd District in Illinois will go to the polls to vote for their new representative. The day before Election Day is a busy day for candidates, but I want to take some time ...
Congressional Budget Office charts forecast the growth of real GDP and the unemployment rate for 2013-2023.
The Congressional Budget Office released its 10-year forecast for the economy Tuesday. ...
In advance of Obama counterterrorism chief John Brennan's confirmation hearing (Thursday) to head the CIA, eleven senators are seeking--demanding--access to the secret legal memo(s) giving the legal ...
Ezra Klein has big news .
That’s the bottom line of the statement that Anthony Coley, a spokesman for the Treasury Department, gave me today. ”Neither the Treasury Department nor the Federal ...