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Paul Ryan Attacks Obama Budget As 'Raising White Flag' For Not Gutting Social Safety Nets
Rep. Paul Ryan continues to find refuge with friendly media outlets like Fox to pretend that the majority of Americans agree with his cruel budget proposals. Read more...
Bob Schieffer Calls Americans Who Don't Want Cuts To Our Social Safety Nets Extremists
CBS host Bob Schieffer compared those on the left who don't want cuts to our social safety nets to the so-called "tea party" Republicans and their continued obstruction. Read more...
Nothing like watching a bunch of overpaid, millionaire pundits yucking it up and having a grand old time discussing whether the administration has happily thrown their base under the bus with -- no regard for the lives of those who would be affected by these policy changes. Read more...
David Axelrod may not have been too happy with Rachel Maddow for saying what she did in response to President Obama putting Social Security cuts on the table. Read more...
Who didn't see this cynical move coming? President Obama offers up cuts to Social Security benefits that Republicans want and they immediately turn around and attack him for it. They've done it before, so there's no reason to believe they weren't going to do it again. Read more...

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From this Monday's Democracy Now, economist Richard Wolff is asked about Bill O'Reilly's remarks last week where he told his audience on Fox that Cyprus and other European countries are facing economic hardships because they’re so-called "nanny states." Wolff responded with a lesson in economics 101 for Bill-O. Read more...
The media is now in a full court press to get the super committee and the Congress to along with austerity measures in the name of reducing the debt and deficit "for the grandchildren." CNN's John King, Republican Saxby Chambliss and Blue Dog Read more...