Emergency FDL Member Town Hall on Looming Threat to Social Security and Medicare with Nancy Altman and Eric Kingson This Sunday at 7pm ET

By: Friday July 22, 2011 9:37 am

This is an extremely important moment not only in the fight to preserve the social safety net, but for the future of the country. Nancy and Eric are both critical figures in this fight, and have bravely led it in the face of incredible opposition, at tremendous personal sacrifice. I cannot say enough good things about them, their courage and their moral integrity.

If you’re an FDL member, you should have received an email invitation to the webinar. If you didn’t, contact Ryan Cook at (202) 506-3907 and he will make sure you get one.

If you’re not a member and would like to become one, you can join here for as little as $45/year and we’ll send you an invitation.

If Obama Opposes Ryan’s Social Security Plan, Why Did He Appoint Him to the Catfood Commission?

By: Saturday August 14, 2010 8:24 am

The Democrats have decided to once again go on the attack against Republicans for wanting to privatize Social Security. Even Steny Hoyer is banging that gong.  They’ve apparently remembered that they kicked the GOP’s ass in 2006 on the same issue, and thought it might be a good idea to revive it on the eve [...]

Revolt of the Wonks: Former Obama Advisors Want to Know What’s Happening on His Deficit Commission

By: Friday May 21, 2010 9:08 am

There’s a very important an article in the Neiman Watchdog this morning (Harvard’s journalism review, Deputy Editor Dan Froomkin). It’s written by Nancy Altman and Eric Kingson, entitled “Has Obama created a Social Security ‘death panel’? Headlines like that are normally the reserve of DFH bloggers, so it’s notable that the academic world is talking [...]

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