The very wealthy on Wall Street and their political arm, the Neoconservative Republican Party got us into this horrific Recession. Teachers didn’t do it. Nurses didn’t do it. The poor who wanted to own homes and were sold fake mortgages by unscrupulous real estate mortgage brokers didn’t do it. Wall Street, with the active participation [...]
Entries Tagged as 'cutting the military budget'
June 25th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, jobs, Politics, Populism, taxes, Wall Street
Tags: cutting government·cutting government spending·cutting the military budget·improving Medicare·increasing taxes on corporations·increasing taxes on the rich·Right Wing Neocon policies·saving Medicare and Medicaid·saving Social Security·tax breaks for the rich·taxing the rich
June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Capitalism, Corporations and Industry, Economics, Politics, Populism, taxes, Wall Street, wars and militarism
“Houston, we have a problem….” “We’re out of money.” Our fiscal problems have at last reached emergency status. The Republicans, yes, the Republicans–in a purely partisan way–over the last 30 years finally put us so deeply in debt that we must now address the situation before it it too late. The President, no FDR or [...]
Tags: budget deficits·budgets and spending·cutting back on Social Security·cutting government spending·cutting Medicare·cutting the military budget·government austerity programs·national debt·national debt crisis·tax increases