Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Costumed Parties” Redux: The Grand Bargainers

(I’ve linked my cartoon to Robert Kuttner’s latest blog regarding the alleged grand bargain, “The Fiscal Myth” — BRILLIANT.  Kuttner explains why cutting entitlements is both unnecessary and increasingly likely, with President Obama poised to hand the right a historic … Continue reading

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NO BARGAIN: America’s “fiscal lemmings” are about to effectively reverse the election result and grant HUGE victories to the right (for no good reason)

“The deficit hawks… see a crisis over this fiscal stand-off as providing an excellent opportunity to cut Social Security and Medicare. For this reason, the deficit hawks are doing everything they can to convince the public that waiting until after … Continue reading

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STOP the “GRAND BARGAIN” NOW! (Pretty please?)

I’ve linked my poster art (below) to an article about the statement recently issued by nearly 350 prominent economists, warning against the so-called “Grand Bargain” that’s about to be passed in the lame duck session of Congress (the negotiations are … Continue reading

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HOW TO STOP THE “GRAND BARGAIN” (or RAW DEAL) NOW: SPEAK UP!

This is the proverbial “hill to die on,” my friends.  And NOW is the time to act.  All reports indicate that the establishment left, led by President Obama, is poised to once again snatch defeat from the jaws of victory … Continue reading

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DEFEAT AUSTERITY NOW — CENK UYGUR SAYS IT BEST

[I’ll take a brief moment on this Veteran’s Day to acknowledge the sacrifices of America’s servicemen and women, which have been great indeed in recent years.  To be clear (and consistent): I see very little morality or intelligence in the … Continue reading

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COMMON SENSE: How to Save Social Security and Medicare from Wall Street’s Washington Lackeys (act NOW)

[Briefly: Hooray for an Election Day that delivered some genuine victories for liberals and progressives, with: 1) a lot of very important local issues breaking the way I hoped they would (California propositions, local races, etc.); 2) some defining cultural/social … Continue reading

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Election Day Angst

This blog is unplanned… and possibly ill-considered.  The planned blog was a simple call to “VOTE” and not much else.  But I haven’t been able to post that blog — since I haven’t been able to convince myself that I … Continue reading

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