Category Archives: Social Security

They told me if I voted for Mitt Romney that Social Security would get cut . . .

. . . and they were right! Joan McCarter at Cheetoville: President Obama considering putting social insurance cuts in his budget The New York Times and Wall Street Journal are reporting that President Obama is “strongly considering” including cuts to … Continue reading

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They warned me if I voted for Mitt Romney that Social Security would get cut.

They were right: As part of the fiscal showdown negotiations, President Obama has proposed cutting Social Security for almost all current and future beneficiaries. Damn you Mitt Romney!

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I really don’t want to eat cat food

There is a lot of misinformation about Social Security out there. I know this is true because at least half of what I read is inconsistent with the other half of what’s out there. Here is a paragraph from Kim/Riverdaughter/Goldberry’s … Continue reading

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Late Night is for Night Owls

About to head to bed here in a bit, but thought I’d share this beautiful manufacturing job by TPTB: 04.2012 Social Security is rushing even faster toward insolvency, driven by retiring baby boomers, a weak economy and politicians’ reluctance to … Continue reading

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Jobs Czar Crony #1 Immelt Blames Businesses for Unemployment

Question of the day: What do you call someone who donates bunches of money to get Obama elected, then gets exclusive no-bid government contracts,  then moves jobs to China, and then on top of that gets the job of recommending … Continue reading

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Obama’s “bad negotiating” is Neither

Glenn Greewald has a good article out today on Obama’s “bad negotiating”. Glenn get’s it right, mostly. Of course we all know his blind side, like many liberal purists, that the Clinton’s are even worse than most in the GOP. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Catfood Comission, Democratic Party, Disingenuous Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Media Zombies, Politics, Ronald Reagan, Social Security | Tagged | 64 Comments

Compare and Contrast

Two different views of last night’s SOTU response by Rep. Paul Ryan: Paul Krugman: The Ryan Response … was as bad as you might expect. Lots of breast-beating about deficits; you’d never know that no leading Republican, Ryan very much … Continue reading

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