Trump's commitment to saving Social Security was solely a sales pitch to his marks. It’s simply another one of the cons he was very proficient at during his business career.
By Richard Eskow Campaign for America’s Future I’ll say this for them: The Wall Street billionaires and corporate CEOs behind the “Campaign to Fix the Debt” have a lot of nerve. Once again they’re using cheap scare tactics, along with some manipulative “nudging,” to drum up support for cutting Social...
If the Republicans win all three branches of government, Social Security will be in immediate mortal danger.
This could truly change a debate that up until now has been dominated by advocates whose mission is to scale back the most successful social programs America ever created.
Any conversation about tackling poverty in the United States should include protecting and expanding Social Security.
The new Congress decided that its first order of business should be to go after workers who are no longer able to hold jobs due to injury or illness.
They’re closing field offices, downsizing their workforce, and trying to force everyone through an inadequate Internet portal. That’s all in an effort to reduce Social Security services at a time when the need is about to grow dramatically.
Paul Krugman The New York Times For many years there has been one overwhelming rule for people who wanted to be considered serious inside the Beltway. It was this: You must declare your willingness to cut Social Security in the name of “entitlement reform.” It wasn’t really about the numbers,...