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Dear Mr Simpson It is with sincere humility and a heart full of shame I offer you this sincere apology. Please hear me out. I am so sorry for sucking too hard on the SS cow udder back when my ...
by scribe
Comment Count 208 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 12:22 AM PDT with 453 Recommends
The Captains of Catfood are getting ready for another big push to steal your Social Security. Simpson and Bowles are getting into high gear again : Fifty-eight million Americans saw President ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 05:32 AM PDT with 57 Recommends
Fix the Debt joins the illustrious Club for Growth in trying to tamp down the repercussions of Republican Rep. Greg Walden's statement Tuesday on CNN that President Obama's proposal to adopt what's ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 12:37 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
I serve as a blank screen on which people of vastly different political stripes project their own views. ~Barack Obama On February 18, 2010, the ...
by ThisIsMyTime
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 12:20 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
We have a problem. Bowles and Simpson--flush with millions of dollars from who knows where--are campaigning to bring us more Catfood; meeting scheduled with Gang of Eight. And the new Catfood they ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
This is a hastily written diary, spread the news Senate Democrats’ top political and policy-making strategist is imploring members of his party to abandon a tax reform principle members of both ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 09:32 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
(Author's note: I wrote this back in December, but think it deserves republication to this group because it underlines the importance of the MMT view that Government spending should be evaluated in ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 10:16 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Like many of others, I receive forwarded emails from friends and acquaintances. And as we all probably know, the right fringe rabble, the teabaggers, those folks who vote against their own economic ...
by RustyCannon
Comment Count 84 comments on Sat Jan 01, 2011 at 10:08 AM PST with 15 Recommends
"The way is now clear for a just contribution from the banking and financial sector for financing the burdens of the crisis." Writing in hopes the President supports incremental steps including a ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 03:59 PM PST with 13 Recommends
In an unprecedented move, Democratic Senator John Tester along with Rep. Simpson have placed a rider in the budget bill that would remove wolves in the Northern Rockies from the endangered species ...
by Gallatin
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 12, 2011 at 01:21 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Add Stan Druckenmiller, "the legendary investor who made a fortune predicting the subprime bust," to those who believe there's no reason to tax capital gains at a lower rate than wages--and powerful ...
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 08:06 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Fix the Debt using Frank Luntz. The campaign's website reveals that the Bowles-Simpson multi-million dollar promotion--supported by the Wall Streeters that drove the world economy over the cliff in ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 12:47 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Oh men! Not another election. Why do we have to choose our leaders? Isn't that what we have the supreme court for?
by kriskos
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 08:07 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Let me share with you my thoughts on this useless exercise.
by NJ elitist
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 07:55 AM PST with 11 Recommends
On Wednesday, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of Obama’s deficit reduction commission, released their own recommendations for balancing the budget. It’s being treated as a ...
by Joshua Holland
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 12:56 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Concerned about the fiscal cliff negotiations screwing with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, etcetera... I am, the following list is why? It's the one percent! The Campaign to Fix the ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 12:59 PM PST with 8 Recommends
"Brace yourself for one of the most aggressive corporate lobbying campaigns of all time. And one of the most hypocritical," Sarah Anderson, Global Economy Project. Listen up White House and ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 05:07 PM PST with 7 Recommends
“We intend to create a ground swell of local, state and national support that persuades Congress to pass, and the President to sign, a comprehensive debt deal,” said Fix the Debt spokesman Jon ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 06:55 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I believe that many at DailyKos might believe that the Presidents speech of yesterday is where the final deficit reduction plan will end up. I'm afraid I must strongly disagree. In no negotiation ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 07:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is not an Obama bashing diary, although I am frustrated to be sure. But I am also dismayed by the growing number of diaries and comments that focus on what the President and the Dems "are up ...
by canoedog
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 07:32 AM PDT with 6 Recommends