The fiscal scolds at Fix The Debt are again demanding 'reforms' to Social Security and Medicare. Their entire argument is based on a myth.
Americans can hardly take much more economic abuse from Republicans and Wall Street CEOs, panting to cut spending under the guise of debt or deficit reduction just to enrich wealthy industrialists.
The Democratic Party is a big tent. However, the party needs to refocus on its progressive values, not get led in a rightward direction
Budget negotiation drama is getting more intense as the fiscal cliff or 'austerity bomb' approaches. The stakes for the poor couldn't be higher