Conservatives weaponized the debt deal to consolidate power. Let’s use the budget to create new power structures.
Lawmakers need to advance policies that reduce deficits without undermining expenditures that provide us with a safety net and public services.
An absurd issue demands an absurd solution: Let’s mint a bazillion-dollar coin to bring the curtain down forever on the Republicans’ farcical debt-ceiling theater
Congressional Republicans don’t want fiscal responsibility. They want to destroy the government’s ability to improve the lives of American citizens.
Obama’s second State of the Union address sandwiched crummy policies between slices of inspiration.
The freeze on the funding of discretionary domestic programs would choke off vital assistance to a shrinking middle class and growing numbers of poor and low-income families.
The Iraq War isn’t wrapping up, the Afghanistan War is failing, and we can’t afford either one. If we are ever going to find 15 million jobs, we need to end the wars and cut military spending.