Social Security, Medicare, and Unemployment are INSURANCE programs and while we are "entitled" to them, it's because we paid into them. If "entitlements" must continue to be a nasty word, then it should be applied to what are truly nasty things.....the tax credit "entitlements " the ultra wealthy THINK they're entitled to. Every time I hear the word entitlements, I wish someone would respond that we SHOULD be looking at the tax cuts the rich feel they're entitled to.
Children, children! Your house is on fire and all I hear is "i want my candy!"
Candy, too, burns.
You were at last year's Green Festival. Amy Goodman is coming this year, so you should too!
Hey Barac! Thanks for protecting us against ALL Domestic Enemies (e.g. Koch Bros, Whirlpool, Wall Street, ad naseum,....)
Benton Harbor!?! Oh no you don't!
June 20th on Current TV.
Watch the video. Imagine a newscast not edited by Corporate/Republican interests.
I was watching a program on the History Channel the other night and it was showing the fall of the Third Reich and the unconditional surrender of Germany in May 1945. As I watched the American Soldiers forcing the local villagers to file past the heaps of dead Concentration Camp prisoners it gave me an uncomfortable feeling different than that I'd felt on the other hundred times I'd seen such footage. The local townspeople acted shocked and horrified with what they
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DEMOCRATIC SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES--listen to the polls and listen to the most helpless among us!
The American people know what it is to slice the safety net that protects them. They vote overwhelmingly to support Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and raise taxes on the richest Americans, as well as cut taxes to support the military.
Ben Nelson and Blue Dogs -- this is aimed at you!
Reject the Republican plan to cut the safety net, as 70+ percent of Americans do. Have national health care plan, if this is what Americans want (and we do!) to reduce costs in the immediate and long run.