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Entries by Rep. Alan Grayson from 07/2011

I'm In. Are You?

| Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

A dying man wants me to run for Congress. What exactly could I say? I promised that I would run.

No "Compromise" Between Life and Death

| Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

Here I am, telling it like it is, talking about Social Security and Medicare and announcing my candidacy on national TV last night: Ed Schultz: Let'...

Devil Take the Hindmost

| Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

Medicare helps to heal people who are old and sick. Medicaid helps to heal people who are poor and sick. These are not things that I want to cut. But some people do.

How to Save $2 Trillion

| Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

I have an idea about how to how to cut $2 trillion. It's a very simple idea. In fact, I can sum it up in one word, with five letters: PEACE.

How Would You Save $2 Trillion?

| Posted 07.22.2011 | Politics

If you did feel compelled to save $2 trillion over the next decade, there's an easy, painless way to do it: peace. Here are a few other things, each one of which would save up to $1 trillion, or more, over the next ten years.

Why Boehner Cries

| Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Somewhere between a third and a half of all of the Republicans in the House of Representatives are going to vote against increasing the debt ceiling, no matter what Boehner puts in front of them. Boehner is a general with no troops.