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Fiscal Cliff Compromise

BOTH SIDES NOW: Q: Why Can't the U.S. Reduce Deficits and Gun Violence? A: Voters

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgEliot Spitzer & Torie Clarke debate the Cliff deal and guns after Newtown. Should blame fall on Washington or on voters who want to spend 24 percent of GDP while only paying 16 percent in taxes and since many also "cling" to a two century near-religious belief in their muskets?

Four Bad Liberal Arguments for Raising the Medicare Age

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's tempting to decide that, all things considered, liberals should at least consider raising the Medicare age to 67 as part of a budget compromise. They shouldn't. Medicare works. It should be strengthened, not "compromised" on the altar of lower expenditures.