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Donald Trump Does Away With the GOP’s 9/11 Fantasy

“Surely this time,” the Republican establishment chorus cries with joy, “Donald Trump has gone too far!” Don’t bet on it.

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Sen. Sanders Lays Into Obama for Attacking Social Security

The senator stood before a crowd of retirees, veterans and their supporters Thursday to point out that the president’s proposal for a “Chained CPI” adjustment to the calculation of retirement benefits would wreak destruction on the lives of elderly and disabled Americans.

Posted on Apr 13, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN


Eat Your Cat Food, Mrs. Robinson

The new cost-of-living index proposed in Obama’s latest budget is really a means to push lower living standards on people who need Social Security, University of Missouri economist Michael Hudson says.

Posted on Apr 12, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN



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Obama Submits Destructive, Unnecessary Budget Plan

The president is following through on his intention to abandon the welfare of elderly and disabled Americans in a budget deal that would cut $130 billion from programs like Social Security over the next 10 years, and that could starve the system in the long run.

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Budget Watchdog Blames Debt Crisis on Bush Policy

The nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has updated research that projects nearly half of public debt in 2019 will be attributable to President George W. Bush’s tax cuts plus the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Posted on May 25, 2011 READ MORE


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