Google, the company that makes its money by assembling digital dossiers about its users and selling them to advertisers for the highest bid, reported earnings Thursday. Revenue increased 31 percent to $13.97 billion and net income in the first quarter rose 16 percent to $3.35 billion, or $9.94 a share.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday December 18, 2012 12:20 pm|
The extension of unemployment benefits and a small amount of infrastructure spending are the only things Obama would have gotten in his recent deal offer that he probably couldn’t force the GOP to agree to by simply waiting them out. Those are both relatively small items compared to a large and deeply unpopular Social Security benefit cut.
|By: Jim White Thursday July 7, 2011 8:00 pm|
So Mr. 0 wants to cut Social Security. He knows this will hurt old and poor people when he does it. Why does Mr. 0 hate old and poor people? I think maybe it’s because when he cuts Social Security, he will make corporations and rich people happy. Since it’s the corporations and rich people who will give Mr. 0 the money he needs for his re-election campaign, he needs to keep them happy. It looks like getting re-elected means more to Mr. 0 than taking care of old and poor people does. And that is very sad and goes against the moral and religious teachings Mr. 0 had as a child.
|By: Dean Baker 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.