President Rick Santorum

By Saul Landau The media’s ability to confuse celebrity “news” with war and economic disaster grows stronger. “As North Korea ramped up its threats to attack South Korea, CNN reassured its viewers that a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula would have “no effect whatsoever” on its Whitney Houston coverage.  (The Borowitz Report) Whitney even […]

S S & Medicare Are Part of the Solution, Not the Problem

Let me try to make this very simple.  Social Security and Medicare are not part of the problem.  They are part of the solution.  They are NOT part of the deficit.  Cutting them will not make the deficit less.  Cutting them will reduce the revenue side of the equation and make the deficit bigger.  Everyone […]

THE BIG LIE

The GOP claims that Social Security and Medicare are out of control and are major contributors to our National Debt.  This is simply not true.  Social Security and Medicare will need tweaking later to meet their goals of providing healthcare and a minimal retirement program for seniors and our disabled.  However, as you can see […]

Really, How Much Longer?

I despair for this country.  The rich keep getting richer and things like Arizona refusing to pass on Federal money to the unemployed through extended benefits keep happening to the poor.  The republicans keep going after the old people because even if some old guy swings a rake or something, he won’t hurt anybody.  Take […]

What this country needs is a socially conscious Sarah Palin.

With all her talk of not retreating but reloading, her cross-hairs, etc., the socially conscious in this country need a “Sarah Palin” behind whom they can unite.  I can hear Brando crying out, “S T E l l A a a a a a!”  We need a leader. David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist for the N […]

Republicans are out for blood- Yours.

The Republicans want to kill the health care bill.  They want to strip kids from their parent’s coverage.  They want to eliminate affordable coverage for people who have lost insurance along with their jobs.  They want to put a cap back on the amount of coverage your health insurance will have to pay.  AND, they […]