Block Grants

Robert Reich Gives Credence To Ryan's So-Called Anti-Poverty Proposal

Robert Reich Gives Credence To Ryan's So-Called Anti-Poverty Proposal

ABC, This Week, July 27, 2014. Former Labor Sec. Robert Reich says he's "impressed" with Paul Ryan's flimflam of a supposed anti-poverty proposal where he wants to block grant the money back to the states. Read more: http://crooksandliars.com/2014/07/was-robert-reichs-evil-twin-week

Ryan Claims Cutting $800B From Medicaid Will Be Just Fine

This week on This Week, George Stephanopoulos did a slightly less awful job this week. Not good - but not as bad as usually, pointing out the effect of Medicaid block grants (still using the fig leaf of "President Clinton said," which is why I won't

"It's The Romney-Ryan Plan"

When the Romney campaign alerted users of its mobile VP app on Tuesday to "turn on your push notifications," the GOP vice presidential frenzy went to 11. But while New York Times statistician extraordinaire Nate Silver responded by running