Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Trump budget

Trump’s rollback of civil rights

Trump has made clear his priorities: Benefit the most comfortable Americans and stick it to the most vulnerable.

How not to make the budget balance on the backs of...

Limiting deductions and exclusions would be rational, fiscally responsible, and fair.

Trump’s epic budget swindle

Only a politician who thinks his supporters will never figure out how he scammed them would attempt such an epic betrayal. And perhaps that is the worst insult of all.

Trump’s budget delivers big oil’s wish: Reducing strategic petroleum reserve

Trump's budget plan would not only reduce the SPR storage to a level of 260 million barrels, it would shut down two of the four SPR sites.

Promises to coal country aside, Trump’s budget cuts will end an...

The Appalachian Regional Commission helps to create jobs and improve economic fortunes of “distressed counties” in West Virginia and Kentucky.

Bernie Sanders: Trump budget is ‘cruelest in American history’ and ‘must...

“This is not the end of our work. It is the beginning.”

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”