With a little creativity, we can easily balance the budget without cutting Social Security.
Your Social Security or the fiscal cliff?
Lawmakers have long underinvested in young people, and sequestration would make matters even worse.
New Report: CEOs Pushing Social Security Cuts are Sitting on Massive Retirement Funds While Underfunding Worker Pensions
A new report by IPS shows that “Fix the Debt” CEOs hold an average of $9 million each to put toward retirement, but are running deficits in pension funds for their own employees.
Fact Sheet: $440 billion Can be Trimmed from Military Budget Over a 10-year Period Without Compromising National Security
“We can make cuts to the military budget without compromising our national security. The Unified Security Budget shows how to cut Pentagon spending to the levels required by sequestration, but still invest in programs that strengthen national security.” – Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies
Fact Sheet: “Rebalancing our National Security: The Benefits of Implementing a Unified Security Budget”
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
Guest columnist Mattea Kramer makes the case for deep, yet targeted military spending cuts.
The Pentagon’s budget has plenty of fat, but cuts need to be targeted.
Dozens of CEOs are running a misleading campaign that would just make matters worse.
Our lawmakers have an opportunity to negotiate a better budget deal for this country.
Behind this Trojan Horse is a plot to slash corporate taxes.
“The ‘Fix the Debt’ CEOs are trying to pass themselves off as noble leaders who are willing to compromise in order the save America from financial ruin,” says report co-author Scott Klinger. “In reality, the campaign is a Trojan horse concealing massive corporate tax breaks that would make our debt situation much worse.”
Voters knew just what to do.
If the Dems win big in November, they should use their newfound political capital.
Even House Republicans can’t stomach spending $17,000 on a helicopter drip pan.