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The Sad And Hilarious Story Of America's Most Incompetent Deficit Hacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Earlier this week, Politico's Byron Tau reported on the sad state of The Can Kicks Back, a deficit-hack outfit spun off of Fix The Debt, whose unique strategy in the "OMG TEH DEFICITZ" Wars was to attempt the enlistment of millenials in the effort to impoverish their grandparents.

Anti-Debt Group Happens To Be Nearly Broke

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

An advocacy group that encourages young people to "fix" the national debt happens to be nearly broke itself, Politico reported Wednesday. The Can K...

Astroturf Group Caught Ghostwriting For College Students

PR Watch | Posted 11.17.2013 | College

Say it ain’t so Jon. Our friend Jon Romano, press secretary for the inside-the-beltway PR campaign “Fix the Debt” and its pet youth group, Th...

It's Time for Results

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Zachary K. Pearce

Millennials are a generation which believe in getting things done. We are tired of having our figurative future farm mortgaged by politicians who are not thinking of our future, or of us. The struggle is not about ideology, it's about the elusive thing so central in life: time.

Alan Simpson Proud Of Making 'Perfect Ass' Of Himself

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson (R) knows when he's made an ass of himself, and on Thursday he admitted that he doesn't do so infrequently. In an ...

Andover Uprising: Hedge Fund Children Fighting to Liberate the Masses

David Karpf | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
David Karpf

The leaders of Concerned Youth of America are likely all wonderful, well-meaning people. They may vote for Democrats and Republicans both, but that does not make them the political middle. What unites this supposed "center" is its haughty elitism.

Third Way's Jon Cowan: Once Again, Ginning Up Faux Youth Outrage

Eric Laursen | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Eric Laursen

A new pressure group called "The Can Kicks Back," which aims to turn younger Americans into an anti-deficit avenging army. This offensive bears a slight odor of deja vu, however.