Really? This is Tax Reform to Improve the Lives of Middle Class Americans? NOT!

They’re introducing #TaxReform today which will provide massive tax cuts for corporations ….. to a mere 15% …. and guess who’s paying for that … YOU and me!  And just so you understand what I mean, they’re dumping all “Obamacare” subsidies and dumping all “individual” deductions except mortgage and charitable deductions. No more deductions for …

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If You’re Going to Rant About the Federal Budget—Tell the Truth

Before you start believing the drivel Republicans are spreading about rising deficits, maybe you need to understand the difference between two terms that are frequently used in error: overall National Debt and the Federal Budget Deficit.  Republicans are counting on 93% of the population apparently not understanding that there’s a difference between the two. Let me …

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We’re Not Broke — We’ve Been Robbed

Slashing government spending now is just going to make our nation poorer. By Richard Kirsch With the Friday the 13th December deadline for a federal budget deal, the cries of “we’re broke,” and “we can’t afford to keep spending,” are ringing again. But we’re not broke and acting like we are is making us poorer. …

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Ryan-Romney Budget Gives Away the Store

Congressman Paul Ryan has finally endorsed Mitt Romney as his preferred candidate for president.   Yeah, like we didn’t expect that coming.  Thus, it should be no surprise that both Romney and Ryan support the same key budget tenets — massive cuts to programs critical to its economic security of middle class Americans, and ending Medicare …

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