Tag Archives: Federal Budget

Ted McLaughlin : The Military ‘Entitlement’

Political cartoon by Steve Sack / StarTribune.Elephant in the room:The defense budget ‘entitlement’ By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 11, 2011 There is little doubt that the American economy is in the dumps right now. Bush used … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Military ‘Entitlement’

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Sherman DeBrosse : The Republican Bait and Switch

Bait and switch:The Republican assault on Medicare By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / April 21, 2011 The Republicans used the election of 2010 to pull off an impressive bait-and-switch operation. They campaigned against health care reform because it … finish reading Sherman DeBrosse : The Republican Bait and Switch

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Lamar W. Hankins : The Republicans and ‘Medicare As We Know It’

Rep. Paul Ryan and ‘medicare as we know it.’ Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / AP.(but should be made ineffective…)Republicans agree that Medicare is essentialBy Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / April 13, 2011 This past week, House … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : The Republicans and ‘Medicare As We Know It’

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Ted McLaughlin : Lies, Damned Lies, and Republicans

You lie. Graffiti art by Banksy.Our ‘true and false’ test:Exposing more Republican liesBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2011 Since the heyday of the Reagan administration the Republican Party has been making the rules for the … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Lies, Damned Lies, and Republicans

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Donna Cooper : Infographic Reveals Safety Net for the Wealthy

Chart from Center for American Progress.Infographic worth a thousand words!Tax entitlements rip the safety net By Donna Cooper / Center for American Progress / March 8, 2011 House leaders are unfortunately restricting their proposed budget cuts for the remainder of … finish reading Donna Cooper : Infographic Reveals Safety Net for the Wealthy

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