Tagged: social security
The Great Depression taught Americans that the costs of unemployment and poverty are shared by all of us.
Likening Social Security to a Ponzi scheme was the least crazy thing Perry said during the recent debate among Republican presidential candidates.
Can we really trust for-profit corporations to provide us cost effective health care for those who can't afford it?
Under the guise of debt reduction, the chairman of the House Budget Committee's budget proposal would take from the already poor, give to the already rich.
Great lumps of cash and property will now pass tax-free from expired rich geezers, who may or may not have earned them, to their kids--who surely didn't.
The protests in Egypt will produce a democracy, not a theocracy.
The freeze on the funding of discretionary domestic programs would choke off vital assistance to a shrinking middle class and growing numbers of poor and low-income families.
It could spell trouble for Social Security.
Video cameras keep candidates honest on campaign trail.
No sane politician would vote for any of the changes the commission headed by Bowles and Simpson is recommending, unless he or she is planning to retire early.