entitlement reform

Bob Woodward: Obama Needs To Get On With 'Entitlement' And Tax 'Reform'
Bob Woodward says Obama Needs to Get on With 'Entitlement' and Tax 'Reform' and cave to GOP hostage takers because Americans need cuts in benefits. Read more...
Here we go again with the Grand Bargain. Read more...
Jay Carney told Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC that entitlement cuts are good for the American people. Really? Good for who? Read more...
Conservatives are touting entitlement reform as a solution to looming deficits. But, as the title of this video suggests, this is not the route to take. Entitlement reform is a distraction. Changing social security and medicare doesn't Read more...
I've really had it with the Obama Administration making the case that we must include entitlement reforms (cutting Social Security & Medicare benefits) to solve our fiscal problems -- especially when they begin equating realistic concerns Read more...

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(Chuck Todd: Republicans will give Democrats all the revenue they want, if they just agree to raise the retirement age. Trust them.) I don't know about anyone else, but as someone who has actually worked at one of those jobs where you take a Read more...
After we saw Harold Ford Jr. (D-Wall Street) step all over the Obama campaign's criticism of Bain Capital along with some of his fellow surrogates like Cory Booker last month, it's not surprising to see Ford continuing to give bad advice to the Read more...
Here we go with more projection from Liz Cheney. When asked about President Obama's speech in Kansas last week where he talked about the Republican's being the party that is just looking out for the rich, the viewers of Fox News Sunday were treated Read more...
Another Sunday, another week where Bloody Bill Kristol proves himself to be wrong about everything. After some discussion on whether President Obama is going to have trouble being reelected and The Hill's A.B. Stoddard pointing out that he might unless he ends up being fortunate enough to run against someone who voted for Paul Ryan's budget plan, Bret Baier asks Kristol if the GOP would make make "reforming" "entitlements" into an asset. Kristol of course thinks that would be a winning issue for them. Read more...
Let's take a little stroll down memory lane. Back in January 2009, the very prescient Digby wrote this post after learning that Obama was going to hold a fiscal responsibility summit as one of his first priorities. See if it rings any bells. Is Read more...