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A few months ago I re-tweeted an image that illustrated where the country was economically in Jan 2009 vs. the end of Q4 2013. So I decided to update that same chart using Q2 2014 numbers. Wait to ...
by dcherry17
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 07:02 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Democrats have bought the Republican lie that they were the big spenders. But recent statistics show it’s been the Republicans since 1980 that created the most government jobs since 1980—4,289,...
by PopularEconomics
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 07:05 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Chained CPI will hurt Seniors, Vets, retired women, and working class families will see an income tax increase. Yup, Chained CPI used to adjust income tax brackets will slow that adjustment to less ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 08:50 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Of the 76 million births in the US between 1946 and 1964, by the end of 1955, half, 38 million Boomers had been born. The Economic Opportunity Institute citing data from 2006 tells us that at age ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 03:29 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Tell the GOP and the Nation, No cuts to Social Security benefits, No Chained CPI, no Superlative CPI will be tolerated. Cutting Social Security benefits via Chained CPI or Superlative CPI is ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Each year the Social Security Trustees issue a report that contains 4 scenarios, Intermediate Cost, High Cost, Low Cost, and a Stochastic Model. In 1998 Economist Dean Baker wrote an article ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 69 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Friday a majority of the Senate voted for no Social Security cuts. But we need a louder voice. Tell the GOP and the Nation, No cuts to Social Security benefits, No Chained CPI, no Superlative CPI ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I've been preparing for nearly a month, right after the Climate Change SOS blogathon I started organizing the DK SSD blogathon. And well its not been going together like clockwork, it is coming ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 07:08 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I'm going to use the results of this poll in a diary during the Social Security Defenders blogathon March 25th thru the 29th. There are 4 major components that hinder or propel GDP growth, Resources,
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 09:15 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
If you haven't heard the Social Security Defenders (SSD) group at DK is hosting a blogathon March 25-29. In an ideal world every Kossak would help me out promoting the blogathon, even Kos. Heres ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 04:57 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
If you haven't hear us folks at the Social Security Defenders group are organizing a tiny little #HandsOffSocialSecurity blogathon, March 25th thru the 29th. IF you like doing the Twitter and ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 05:28 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I'm going to use the results of this poll in a diary during the Social Security Defenders blogathon March 25th thru the 29th. There are 4 major components that hinder or propel GDP growth, Resources,
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 04:26 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
If I recall correctly in 2011 the CBO scored the Social Security shortfall over 75 years as .6% of GDP. To illustrate this point, I'm going to do a little math on my droid calculator. In a 15 ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 03:08 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I'm going to use the results of this poll in a diary during the Social Security Defenders blogathon March 25th thru the 29th. There are 4 major components that hinder or propel GDP growth, Resources,
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 06:56 PM PST with 2 Recommends
#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 ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 333 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 01:55 PM PST with 406 Recommends
Assuming job creation, raising the minimum wage occasionally, and moderate slowdown of workforce growth, Social Security is good thru 2090 . Most of the country understands that in one form or ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:16 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Original post at AddictingInfo.org . On the heels of the news ...
by Liberal Gal Blog
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 07:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Financial FAQs There will be no double-dip recession, in spite of the wild rumors and S&P downgrade of U.S. debt to AA+. So what are the markets worried about? It is the lack of political ...
by PopularEconomics
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Aug 13, 2011 at 08:15 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
GDP grew at an annual rate of just 1.8% in the first quarter of 2011, much slower than the 3.1% in the fourth quarter of 2010 or the 2.6% growth in the quarter before that. At the same time, ...
by PaulMunison
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 30, 2011 at 05:38 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
High taxes = high economic ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Aug 07, 2010 at 11:54 AM PDT with 11 Recommends