Archive for November 2012

The Grand Bargain is a Grand Lie

Why the scheme being negotiated in Washington is one-sided and totally unfair By Cenk Uygur for Common Dreams – First of all, let’s establish that no one in Washington actually cares about balancing the budget. If they did, they would love this so-called Fiscal Cliff. It raises taxes and cuts spending, so it would massively…

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My Life Under Medicare For All

By Adam Chimienti for Counterpunch – Now that the astronomically expensive corporate election of 2012 is behind us and we are grappling with the devastating reality of a post-Hurricane Sandy United States, maybe it’s time to focus on Medicare for All. That is, maybe it’s time for renewed action on a national health insurance program…

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Obama/GOP “Grand Bargain” Threatens Medicare

Medicare-for-All is the Solution! Go here to email Congress asking them NOT to cut Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security. Dear Single-Payer Healthcare Supporter: The Presidential election is over but the fight to save Medicare intensifies. While Romney and Ryan campaigned for turning Medicare into a private voucher system, support for privatization comes from both sides…

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What will liberals do with their big election victory?

With fights over social security, Medicare, ongoing war, and other key progressive priorities looming, what will they do with their new power? By Glenn Greenwald for the Guardian – The greatest and most enduring significance of Tuesday night’s election results will likely not be the re-election of Barack Obama, but rather what the outcome reflects…

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