Alan Simpson Doesn’t Like “the Catfood Commission People”

By: Tuesday May 10, 2011 7:16 am

Alan Simpson doesn’t like “the Catfood Commission people.” In a testy interview with Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim, the chair of Obama’s deficit commission questioned Grim’s stated facts about Social Security, speculating that Grim’s information came from “the Catfood Commission people.”

Ryan Grim and Naomi Klein on MSNBC, Discuss FDL Audit the Fed Letter

By: Thursday November 19, 2009 9:34 am

RYAN GRIM: Just this morning the blog Firedoglake organized a letter that’s signed by the AFL-CIO, the SEIU and other economists saying we need to back the Paul/Grayson amednement and a vote for the Watt amendment is a vote for more secresy at the Fed, more secreat bailouts. But you also have unanimous Republican support for this in the committee, so you have this left/right convergence, kind of a grass roots movement, that is trying to challenge the establishment.

Baucus Keeps Up His End of Secret PhRMA Deal

By: Friday September 18, 2009 12:59 pm

After completing my preliminary reading of the Chairman’s Mark of the Baucus bill, it appears that Baucus has followed the deal outlined in the memo quite faithfully.