To Reduce Deficit, Government Can Destroy Medicare – or Expand It

By: Tuesday April 5, 2011 5:05 pm

There are two very simple, straight forward things you can do with Medicare if you want to make a big reduction in the deficit: you can either destroy Medicare, or vastly expand it. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has stepped forward for the Republican Party to endorse the “destroy Medicare” solution as the best way to [...]

Alan Simpson: Cutting Social Security Benefits to “Take Care of the Lesser People in Society”

By: Thursday June 17, 2010 4:02 pm

Each time the Catfood Commission holds its secret meetings, Alex Lawson of Social Security Works has been outside with his camera, shooting video of the closed front door as FDL runs a live stream on our front page. The Washington Post wrote it up recently.  As committee members go in and out of the room [...]

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