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Romney Ryan Budget

Ryan and Romney's Secret Plan to Cut the Deficit -- and Why Romney Opposes It

William K. Black | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
William K. Black

It's a good thing that Ryan doesn't really have a secret plan to reduce the budget deficit, because it would cost millions of Americans their jobs by throwing us into a recession or depression.

Biden Leads Sterling Goal Line Defense. Now Obama Needs to Go on Offense

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Given the pre-debate dynamics of the campaign, who did what they needed to do? The answer to that question is Joltin' Joe Biden.

IMF Agrees: Austerity Bites

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The bastion of high finance, the IMF, has come out against austerity. Can Mitt be far behind? Look forward to the next debate, when Romney's new "etching" will no doubt have him denouncing the president for his jobs program, while suddenly offering up his own version to get the economy going.

Moms, Grandmothers, and Math

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

When Paul Ryan sits down to debate Joe Biden this week, he'll have some explaining to do. Why does his budget go after so many programs that have helped to grow and strengthen the middle class, including his own family?

The Moral Test of Government

Joe Hansen | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Joe Hansen

This Labor Day, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will pay lip service to America's workers and talk about their plans to strengthen the middle class. But instead of offering any serious solutions, they have made it clear that they are planning to balance the budget on the backs of America's workers and the poor.

Cut the Pentagon Budget, Not Social Security and Veterans' Benefits

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Robert Naiman

It's not only on the tax side that Romney-Ryan budget policies favor the 1%, but also on the spending side. The majority of federal discretionary spending is now eaten up by the Pentagon budget.

Mandatory Trickle-Down: Tax Breaks for the Rich in the Form of Job Vouchers for the Poor

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

Let's put the premise of Ryan's libertarian economics to a test he can believe in: let's offer tax breaks to the wealthy in the form of jobs vouchers

Alex Becker

Religious Group Slams Romney For Comments Toward The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Becker | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- The Franciscan Action Network (FAN), a Catholic faith-based advocacy and civic engagement organization, is strongly criticizing Mitt Romn...