Category Archives: Social Security

Killing The “Public” Entity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” the old political saying goes. Lord knows we have a huge crisis in front of us. Had we had any kind of even substandard leadership, the US may have been able to … Continue reading

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“When You Fail To Plan……”

Perhaps most everyone has heard that little saying from Ben Franklin – “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Never has this been illustrated so graphically as it is being now. The Covid-19 virus outbreak has been been … Continue reading

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Fumbling The Corona Virus Crisis In A Big Way

Reynolds Gives Heartless Response To Coronavirus For Immediate Release: March 2, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 STATEMENT: Reynolds Gives Heartless Response To Coronavirus Governor calls for sick workers to stay home while Iowa law does not require paid sick … Continue reading

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Sunday Economics With Robert Reich

Sometimes I feel I should apologize for posting so much Robert Reich, but his videos just make so damned much sense. They are also usually fairly short and always very understandable. Plus they are true, which can sometimes be an … Continue reading

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Social Security And Medicare On The Block If Trump Wins In 2020

With the behemoth news story of the impeachment sucking up almost all the TV and radio air, there is very little other news getting out or getting a proper amount of air time. Hopefully, the story out of Davos, Switzerland … Continue reading

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While Your Attention Was Diverted

Merry Christmas from the Republican Party. In the past two weeks while our eyes and ears were focused on seeing justice brought to the lawless president through impeachment the Republican Party has continued its full on assault against Americans and … Continue reading

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Paying For Tax Cuts May Take Down Social Security

Government To Borrow ONE TRILLION Dollars To Pay For Tax Cuts From Ring of Fire:  (3 minutes) Imagine that – paying for the Republican tax cuts for the rich may eventually take down the safety net programs, especially the most … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Back To Work Tomorrow: Buckle Up

Tomorrow is the first Monday of October. In the US this year this means that we will be looking at the new Supreme Court session. This time around for the first time in a long time there will be a … Continue reading

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Joni Says: Don’t Tell Them That SS Cuts Are Coming

This should come as little surprise to anyone who follows Iowa’s junior senator. Since Ernst is someone who has been bankrolled by the Koch brothers and the NRA, it is hardly surprising that she is more than willing to make … Continue reading

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Administration Quietly Attacks Social Security

  As readers of this column know I have been doing what I can to try to let people know that the Trumpublican Party is doing all they can to severely cut SS benefits and if possible hand the money … Continue reading

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