Archive for January, 2015

Look out, Republicans are coming for your Social Security

Monday, January 26th, 2015

While I do not like writing about the same topic twice in a row, I cannot resist today. Since last week’s edition the Republicans have stepped up the assault on Social Security. U.S. Rep. Tom Price, R-Roswell, told an audience of Big Time Washington Lobbyists that he was focused on cutting what he called “big-ticket entitlement programs,” which include Social Security. (more…)

Tom Graves attacks Social Security

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Well folks, it did not take long for the new Republican House majority to show it true colors on YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY. On Day One, your 14th District congressman, Rep. Tom Graves, joined with his Republican Caucus in adopting a rule change that threatens the continuation of Social Security benefits. (more…)

S. Broad bridge, need for a New Deal

Monday, January 12th, 2015

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Congress adopted the New Deal legislation in the 1930s and 40s they acted to bring this nation from the woes of a financial catastrophe the world had not previously seen. Americans were saved from food lines, homelessness, and unemployment by the country’s leaders decision to invest in public works and in the general welfare, in a measure never before seen. (more…)

Solve student loan crisis – make college tuition­free

Monday, January 5th, 2015

I’m sure that there are many who will read this and think that I have gone beyond even my extremes. Even so, let’s look at the facts and consider the question “Why can’t college be free?” (more…)

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