Tag Archives: Social Security

The Seven Biggest Economic Lies

by Robert Reich October 17, 2011 The president’s jobs bill doesn’t have a chance in Congress — and the Occupiers on Wall Street and elsewhere can’t become a national movement for a more equitable society – unless more Americans know … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: Democrats, Stop Caving In

Bernie Sanders Commentary, Nov. 18, 2011: Here is something we all can agree on: Federal deficits are a serious problem. Here is something no one seriously disputes: Today’s big deficits were caused mainly by big tax cuts for the wealthy, … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: Meanies and Weenies

“Washington is now divided between the ‘Meanies’ and the ‘Weenies.’ That’s the real two-party system today in Washington, the Meanies and the Weenies. The Meanies want to take Social Security and Medicare away from Grandma and Grandpa, and the Weenies … Continue reading

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I FEAR IT’S COMING: THE GREAT CAPITULATION OF 2011

In a recent speech, President Obama telegraphed his next move. He told a town hall gathering Friday, “Whether I like it or not, I’ve got to get the debt ceiling limit raised.”  (Obama Town Hall Video)  And that’s when the Republicans knew … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: Enslave Workers

“Never in the history of the world has any measure been brought in here so insidiously designed so as to prevent business recovery, to enslave workers, and to prevent any possibility of the employers providing work for the people.” Representative … Continue reading

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