You Cut Social Security, You Should Leave Congress
|A Grand Bargain is in the air again, and it smells familiar after all these years of fighting it off. Here's our new message to House members and senators:
If you agree to any cuts in Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid benefits, we will begin looking for your replacement.
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Richard Eskow: 8 Reasons to Refuse a Shutdown "Grand Bargain"
The Grand Bargain, like the grand shutdown, is grand larceny. The "essential" military and NSA and CIA are up and running, while "inessential" programs of social uplift are closed, likely costing us $12 million per hour in pure waste.