AARP Email Admits They’re Open to Cutting Social Security (again)

By: Friday June 24, 2011 9:23 am

Ever since news outlets reported that the AARP will not oppose cuts Social Security, the group has been desperately churning out press releases, blog posts and tweets to try and spin their position as one of ardent defenders of the program. As Jane wrote yesterday, if AARP wants credit for ‘saving’ or ‘protecting’ Social Security, [...]

Majorities Oppose Any Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security

By: Wednesday May 25, 2011 12:22 pm

Americans oppose any cuts to the country’s largest social safety net programs in order to reduce the federal deficit according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll (PDF). Two-thirds of Americans want no reductions in Social Security, 59 percent want no cuts to Medicare, and 53 percent want no reductions in Medicaid spending. On the [...]