Saving Social Security: Stopping Obama’s Next Bad Deal

By: Monday December 20, 2010 9:45 am

The tax deal has already placed the future of Social Security at serious risk. If President Obama does not clearly stand up for the program, the Republicans will use the debt ceiling legislation as an opportunity to privatize Social Security.

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.

House Democrats: Nancy Pelosi Tricked Us

By: Tuesday July 6, 2010 9:40 am

Nancy Pelosi tricked her own caucus into voting for a bunch of crap they did not know about, and now she’s running some bullshit campaign to blame the Republicans for wanting to do the very thing her own deception made possible: cut Social Security benefits.

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