Economist Stephanie Kelton

To guarantee a living wage, make government the employer of last resort

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Economist Kelton’s fix for employment: “Create competition” between gov’t and the private sector for employees.
Oklahoma-tornado-featured

Oklah. GOP Senator takes own constituents hostage, demands budget cuts or no tornado aid

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Sen. Tom Coburn is using his own Oklahoma constituents as budget-cutting human shields.
deficit-is-shrinking

Honey, I shrunk the deficit! (video)

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Rachel Maddow on how the deficit is shrinking just fine, all on its own.
Fix the Debt logo

The Democratic turncoats behind the “Fix the Debt” attack on Medicare & Social Security

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Most people focus on the corporate side of Fix the Debt and ignore its bipartisan, its Democratic, side.
Screen Shot 2013-02-12 at 7.01.47 PM

FLASHBACK: “Obama presided over the slowest growth in spending of any president”

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Politifact: “Obama has indeed presided over the slowest growth in spending of any president using raw dollars.”
fiscal cliff

What is the “fiscal cliff” everyone keeps talking about?

Facebook Tweet Reddit
The fiscal cliff is a big-monied effort to gut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Tammany_Ring,_Nast

Obama to twist Dem, progressive arms in “fiscal-cliff bargain” meetings this week

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Obama will meet all week with Dem and progressive leaders to sell his plan to cut Social Security and Medicare.
Woodward_GrandBargain_memo_2_markup

Leaked deal memo for last year’s Grand Bargain: “Obama willing to go quite far”

Facebook Tweet Reddit
Cuts to Social Security, Medicare & top tax rates. Does 28% top rate sound good to you? It sounds good to .001%.
Romney debates self

Mitt Romney debates himself, part II (video)

Facebook Tweet Reddit
A video of Mitt Romney debating himself on the issues of the day. He pretty much disagrees with himself on everything.
© 2014 AMERICAblog News. All rights reserved. · Entries RSS