Obama Team Again Tries to Revive the Grand Bargain

By: Thursday July 18, 2013 12:10 pm

The so called “grand bargain” is never going to truly be defeated as long as Barack Obama is president, because for whatever reason, it is a top personal goal of his. Like the monster in a profitable Hollywood horror franchise it is only stopped temporarily until the administration sees a way to revive it.

 

How AARP Can REALLY Help Seniors and Retirees

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 3:30 pm

In response to AARP’s narrow questionnaire and possible leanings toward supporting benefit cuts, Firedoglake has teamed up with CREDO Action, National Organization for Women, Social Security Works and other organizations to launch our own version of the AARP’s “You’ve Earned a Say” survey, slightly modified to be more precise and more inclusive of all views on the future of Social Security and Medicare. Please take a moment to take the survey.

Super Committee Dems Again Offer to Cut Medicare Benefits

By: Thursday November 10, 2011 12:20 pm

The Democrats on the Super Committee, in their efforts to reach an deal with Republicans, have offered a new deficit reduction package and just like their last offer this one also contains cuts to Medicare benefits.

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