Obama White House Still Backs Catfood Co-Chair Alan Simpson After Vietnam Vets Slur

By: Thursday September 2, 2010 6:00 am

The Obama White House signaled Alan Simpson today that he can say whatever damn-fool thing he wants, and since he’s the GOP co-chair of Obama’s Catfood Commission, it’s to be expected that Simpson will say some things Obama will disagree with.

White House Accepts Simpson Apology. D’oh!

By: Thursday August 26, 2010 6:00 am

This whole “I never intended” Alan Simpson apology has gotten entirely out of hand: the person to whom the insult was directed still wants Simpson to resign from the Catfood Commission, while the White House, an unrelated party to the insult or the apology, accepts Simpson’s apology. D’oh!

Don’t Fire Alan Simpson – Dissolve the Whole Damn Catfood Commission

By: Wednesday August 25, 2010 4:15 pm

Now that we’ve had a peek into the mind of Alan Simpson — several sordid and tawdry peeks, actually — we know the kind of talk that’s gone on in secret during the closed door meetings of the Obama’s Catfood Commission that is contemplating Sovereign Default on the bonds held by the Social Security Trust Fund.

Simpson Ducks Comment as More Letters Emerge

By: Wednesday August 25, 2010 9:46 am

Simpson has not only been writing letters to OWL. He earlier penned a note to Dean Baker, economist and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, apparently unaware that Baker is recognized in his field.

I’m really writing this in the hopes that I’ll get the next letter.

Obama Appointed Deficit Commission Co-Chair Alan Simpson: Social Security Is Like “A Milk Cow With 310 Million Tits”

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 5:00 pm

Nobody really thought Alan Simpson could top his video appearance with Alex Lawson where he talked about “the lesser people” on Social Security. But once again, President Obama’s hand-picked Co-Chair of the Catfood Commission tasked with “tweaking” Social Security has proven us all wrong.

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