Posts Tagged ‘entitlements’


Hero of the empire for shutting his mouth about material aid to terrorists.


This video should end his career as a Democrat, anyway. Watch the short video.


Hey, Trump voters! Paul Ryan is already coming for your Medicare.

Medicare has got some serious problems because of ObamaCare. Those things are part of our plan to replace ObamaCare. [Fox News]

These are lies. Medicare already has price controls, and in fact ObamaCare probably improved the fiscal position of Medicare and Medicaid. Health care price inflation has been unprecedentedly low since its passage, likely because it contained many cost control measures which appear to be working pretty well. Therefore, repealing it would massively increase the fiscal problems with government health insurance, and bring back the predictions of long-term explosions in deficits.

Jon Stewart finally takes off the gloves:

Romney’s foot in mouth disease worsens:


If you’re not one of the multi-millionaire (and higher) financial industry CEOs who would be in that room, then you have no business voting for this plutocratic asshole.  Simple as that.  He won’t represent you, but will screw you over for the next X years.  He is not your leader.   He is unabashedly not on your side but will take government services away and give the money to the military and to his billionaire cronies.  That’s his plan.  If that’s a good idea to you, then you should have your head examined (or maybe your morality).

LA TIMES steps up:

Most people who ‘pay no income tax’ are working or have worked in the past, including seniors living on Social Security and Medicare benefits they paid for during their working lives.

Debunking Romney’s attack on Americans who don’t pay income taxes

(Romney would have been better advised to say 47% aren’t paying income taxes now, rather than that 47% “don’t pay taxes,” as if that’s a permanent condition.)

The worst flaw of this figure is that it ignores the burden of other federal taxes shouldered by many in the zero-income-tax group.

Principally, these are payroll taxes… (more)