“As long as I’m president, no one will lay a hand on your Medicare benefits,” President Donald Trump told the seniors at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center. He was celebrating the October, 2019 signing of his executive order to allegedly “protect and improve” the program. Most of the audience clapped, but some had … Continue reading Medicare destruction initiated by Trump, sounds like Paul Ryan. Mr. President feeds us “fake news” to enrich healthcare industry
Those April showers have drowned the media this year with reports of a petulant, prosthetic protuberant princess, also know as "What's Her Name" or "Smarmy Scandals." Meanwhile, back in Congress, 233 members - 54% of that angst body - voted to destroy the Social Security system by not allowing the use of its $2.9 trillion … Continue reading Congress votes to destroy Social Security, 233-184
Washington Post writers and reporters began the New Year with a major problem: their owner was offering a lump sum $12 a week raise in the first year of a new contract, and $8 a week in the second year. Plus, unlike the New York Times staff, they had to pay for their own coffee. … Continue reading Richest man in world ($115,000,000,000) offers only $8 a week raise to some of America’s top journalists, meanwhile spending $42,000,000 for a cuckoo clock
House Speaker Paul Ryan's new tax law will save less than $9 a week for most working Americans, and many may receive cuts as little as $2.70. Meanwhile, a $1 million filer will gain $628 a week. The GOP plan smells like a few peanuts for the middle class and the elephant's share of the … Continue reading If Trump had kept his campaign promise, a $50k couple would save an extra $2,739 in 2018 taxes
Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged, begins with a simple question: Who is John Galt? The answer comes in the last third of that 1957 book, where Galt emerges as the champion of capitalism and defender of Rand's Objectivism philosophy, which has opposed: Child and Adult Care Food Program Federal Housing Assistance Food Stamps Head Start … Continue reading Ryan thinks he is John Galt – defender of the rich, enemy of the poor, not a denizen of the swamp?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SKXQeD_nOs Time after time, Mr. Donald Trump promised no cuts to Medicare and Social Security, but the current leader of the nation and Republican Party now seems to have a change of heart - to put it very kindly - or he has just wandered even deeper into the swamp. It could be the President … Continue reading GOP House passes plan to raise Medicare eligibility age to 67, then turn it over to insurance companies
It's budget season time again. The Washington Post and NYT have already published their obligatory stories on why we need to "reform" Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, because if not, we won't have hardly any money left to spend on military and discretionary programs. Fox and NBC stations this week said we must "deal" with … Continue reading Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a boon for corporations, blatant welfare for companies that underpay their workers
The mistake - that so-called "liberal" progressives almost always make - is to ascribe good intentions to evil persons. They don't realize that not everyone is kind and reasonable at heart, and yet many of us too often apologize for our zeal, excuse our desire for factual discussion, and basically try to sell our positions … Continue reading Did you ever wonder why you never heard of wolf chops?