Tag Archives: Medicare

The Budget Man Cometh

Ryan’s budget reminds me of groundhog day, every budget looks the same, with a different date, regardless of the fact that the President will never sign it and the people dont want it.

The Incredible Growing Government

The Republican response to the State of the Union was tepid at best, insipid at worst, either way, it was irrelevant to the problems facing the nation.

Suffocate the Middle Class

Conservatives are playing the austerity song once more, using the sequester and debt ceiling to hold the country to ransom. Lets hope they fail.

What About the People

Conservatives care very little for the Middle Class or the poor. They far prefer to cosy up to the wealthy and powerful corporations.

Government Spending is the Solution

Austerity measures in Europe have succeeded only in creating unemployment of 11.6%. Republicans in Congress want the same in the United States. It would be disastrous.

Republican Attacks On The Vulnerable

Once more into the breach, the conservative onslaught against the vulnerable, the weak, continues, by threatening to take away essential social programs. Conservative values: honored more in the breach than in the observance.

Rise of the American Aristocracy

The increasing disconnect between the wealthy and the poor is only exacerbated by the rising dissent in Congress, the fiscal cliff and the debt ceiling debacles. It is time to come together and do the right thing.

Why The Wealthy Should Pay More

The wealthy ought to pay more more in tax to support the nation that allowed them to become wealthy. Putting that burden on the poor is not moral.

Blackmailing a nation

Republicans continue to blackmail the nation with extreme positions on social spending cuts and taxes.

Petulant Children in Congress

The current Congress is the single most obstructionist Congress in history with perhaps the exception of the Southern Democrats in 1877 during Reconstruction. Then too, they attempted to roll back essential civil rights legislation.