Trump appears to have just promised to cut Social Security and/or similar programs

You know, those things he said he would never, ever cut: x 🚨 Trump says “we’ll be cutting” entitlements like Medicare and Social Security 🚨 pic.twitter.com/6XRKE9joYz— Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) March 6, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> TRUMP: When these trade deals kick in, and when all — you know, the economy is the best economy…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 160)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. Sens. Grassley and Johnson start investigating Hunter Biden and Alexandra Chalupa; Treasury Dept. hand…

Economist validates Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All tax-question answer.

For too long the mainstream media has been given a pass for being the patsy of the plutocracy. Many times they ask loaded questions with an intent to mislead and in doing so placate their masters, the pharmaceutical industrial complex, the healthcare industrial complex, the energy industrial complex, and every other monopolistic consortium in between. It…

Why Bloomberg and that Other Billionaire Are Such Punching Bags Now.

Looks like it is beat on billionaire time!  And it is easy enough to do when you have billionaire Michael Bloomberg say this about Medicare for All: “I think we could never afford that,” Bloomberg said, addressing pin factory employees in Nashua, New Hampshire. “We are talking about trillions of dollars.” “I think you could…

The difference between 2018 and the 2010 midterms? The truth

As 2017 winds to a close, press, pundits and politicians alike are saying 2018 could be the year of the “blue wave.” Led by a historically unpopular first-year president and still smarting from embarrassing losses in Virginia and Alabama, many Republicans are talking out loud about “bloodbath” in next November’s midterm elections. While Democrats are…

Clinton's Lie Shows She's Afraid of Losing Her Strongest Supporters

Why would Hillary Clinton risk lying when lack of honesty and conviction is her biggest perceived weakness among voters? Looking at who she’s lying to answers the question. Hillary Clinton claimed in Iowa: “His plan would take Medicare and Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Affordable Care Act health-care insurance and private employer…