Bush War On Social Security

            Bush Watch

A Gut Punch to the Middle
by By PAUL KRUGMAN
The attempt to turn Social Security into a program for the poor is not driven by budget cuts but ideology: President Bush comes to bury Social Security, not to save it.

The Undiscovered Country: The High Tide of the Neo-Con Confederacy, Croft
A Fresh Voice Sees the Downside of Bush's 'Ownership Society', Ronald Brownstein
Bush Watch

A Gut Punch to the Middle
by By PAUL KRUGMAN
The attempt to turn Social Security into a program for the poor is not driven by budget cuts but ideology: President Bush comes to bury Social Security, not to save it.

The Undiscovered Country: The High Tide of the Neo-Con Confederacy, Croft
A Fresh Voice Sees the Downside of Bush's 'Ownership Society', Ronald Brownstein
Salesman Snow: Far From the Treasury, Warren Vieth

 

Impolite Observations From the White House Correspondents' Dinner         David Corn

No mention of the US troops being killed in Iraq but a horse jerk-off joke--that is one way to sum up the First Couple's appearance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday evening.

This black-tie shindig is an annual ritual. Over two thousand DC media people and government officials mingle with imported Hollywood celebrities--hey there goes Richard Gere!--and the president of the moment shows up and entertains the feeling-good-about-themselves attendees with humorous (often self-deprecating) remarks. Last year, Bush made a crack about my book, The Lies of George W. Bush. Read it all
Salesman Snow: Far From the Treasury, Warren Vieth


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