WATCH: Blackburn Says GOP Will Only Take Social Security Away From Those Who Don’t ‘Deserve’ It

If perhaps you were worried that Republicans, having blown a $1.5 trillion hole in the national debt, would now be looking to cut social safety net programs — Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps — GOP Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (TN) has some good news for you worry warts: She and her colleagues only plan to cut […]

Analyst: GOP Plans To Gut Medicare, Social Security Under The Guise Of ‘Welfare Reform’

Now that House Speaker Paul Ryan and his GOP minions have managed to pass a giant tax cut for the wealthiest Americans, they’re halfway to realizing Ryan’s Ayn Randian dream of eliminating the social safety net that includes Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. On CNN Tuesday morning, two political analysts — David Drucker and A.B. […]

2018 GOP Budget Will Feature Massive Cuts To Programs For the Poor, The Disabled, And Veterans

If there’s one thing Republicans excel at (other than lying and making excuses for their criminal behavior), it’s finding new ways to screw the poorest and most vulnerable among us. If you’re poor, have a disability, or cannot afford decent healthcare, it must be your fault, and you shouldn’t expect any help from the government. House […]

A Top House Republican Just Introduced A Bill That Would Gut Social Security

Well, that sure didn’t take long, did it? Donald Trump has not even been in office for a month, but Republicans already have their long knives out, and they’re going after Social Security. Thursday, Texas GOP Congressman Sam Johnson, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Social Security, unveiled a plan that […]