The Pentagon just won another small skirmish in its long war with Social Security and Medicare. President Obama and Congress are making sure the Pentagon gets what it wants next year. Continue reading
- November 8, 2015
- October 22, 2015
Journalists are fond of saying what a “budget wonk” Ryan is, but they never talk about what he actually says about the budget. Continue reading
- February 10, 2015
We should be using government resources to meet newer and broader challenges, not downsizing them to ease the tax burdens of the wealthy and corporations. Continue reading
- December 19, 2013 | BlogLong-term unemployed workers will lose federal benefits shortly after Christmas. What’s happened in North Carolina since July is an indication of what will happen nationwide, and it's not pretty.