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Morning Joe Slams GOP My Party Is Going Straight to Hell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicaid, GOP, Donald Trump, Congress, Morning Joe, austerity, lying )

Sheryl
- 672 days ago - egbertowillies.com
It is very clear you are cutting 850 billion dollars in Medicaid, for the poorest of the poor. If you want to do it, embrace it. Do not lie about it. Stop lying about it. We know you are lying about it. We are not stupid.
The GOP Is Working Stealthily to Shred Health and Financial Protections for Ordinary Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, deregulations, Republicans, removal of safety nets, legislation )

Sheryl
- 702 days ago - commondreams.org
While the media fixates on Trump, Republicans just passed sweeping bank deregulation and are rushing through legislation that will deprive millions of Americans of health insurance coverage and open the way for another Wall Street wilding.
Puerto Rico Files for Bankruptcy the Day After Trump Admin Brags About Blocking Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Puerto Rico, austerity, bankruptcy, Trump Administration, hedge funds, debt, police )

Sheryl
- 737 days ago - motherjones.com
As time goes by and austerity measures start to strike on more and more people, people are going to stand up and respond to what is the government violence against the people who are left in very difficult conditions.
Jeremy Corbyn, Welcome to Europe's Fight Against Austerity | Common Dreams | Breaking News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jeremy Corbyn, austerity, Podemos, Spain, Labour Party, Greece, Europe, Britain, unity, smear campaign, economic policy )

Barbara
- 1338 days ago - commondreams.org
The smear campaign against Corbyn has already begun. Again we hear the kind of insults that the Greek government received and that we in Podemos have received. We hear the same kind of condescension in the warnings that he can't ever govern only oppose
A Socialist Surge in the US? -Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, democrats, freedoms, ethics, americans, Socialism, Capitalism, austerity, rich, poor )

Darren
- 1410 days ago - therealnews.com
Richard Wolff: The Greek election has also factored into the U.S. presidential race. On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said, "I applaud the people of Greece for saying 'no' to more austerity for the poor. . .
Bobby Jindal Broke Louisiana So Badly That Even the GOP Does Not Want Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, GOP, Presidential Candidate, austerity, surplus, deficit )

Sheryl
- 1421 days ago - thenation.com
Jindals experiment in socially conservative pro-corporate governance that wound up wrecking the state. After inheriting a $1 billion budget surplus so badly it can not be ignored Jindal has taken Louisiana to a $1.6 billion deficit.
The Austerity Nightmare In Michigan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michigan, bad politics, austerity, Gov. Rick Snyder )

Sheryl
- 1425 days ago - alternet.org
Something is rotten in the state of Michigan. Take a five stop tour to learn what is happening and could be coming to your State next. Wake up call. This should be concerning to every human being across the USA. This is what Austerity looks like.
Magical Mystery Tour of American Austerity: How One State Is Destroying Democracy and Poisoning Its People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, Michigan, schools, education, pollution, plutocracy )

Freya
- 1433 days ago - alternet.org
One city neglected to inform its residents that its water supply was laced with cancerous chemicals. Another dissolved its public school district and replaced it with a charter school system, only to witness the for-profit management company it hired...
To Cut Or Not To Cut - That Is NOT The Question   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, funding cuts, bloated military budget, defense budget, arms, police, War Machine, Prison Industrial Complex, priorities )

Sheryl
- 1457 days ago - youtube.com
Video only a minute and half long. The USA Government is not broke it is broken.
The South Is America's Poverty Belt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The South, poverty, cutting safety nets, distress, Republicans, austerity, worsening problems )

Sheryl
- 1762 days ago - dailykos.com
The South known for it's poverty and poor health outcomes, but recent years show that there's always room for things to get worse. What's worse is Republicans want to expand the policies that heighten the distress in the South across the entire Nation.
Citing Budget Deficit, Philadelphia Closes 23 Schools But Spends Historic Sum On New Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Austerity, budget cuts, Philadelphia, Prisons, school closings )

Judy
- 2169 days ago - mintpressnews.com
While officials blamed the decision on a $304 million debt, others are questioning the state's decision to simultaneously spend hundreds of millions on corporate tax breaks and a new prison.
The Chutzpah Caucus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Krugman, economy, austerity, stimulus, debt, fiscal crisis, , , unemployment, politics )

Lynn
- 2201 days ago - nytimes.com
At this point the economic case for austerity -- for slashing government spending even in the face of a weak economy -- has collapsed. Claims that spending cuts would actually boost employment by promoting confidence have fallen apart.
No Austerity Has Helped Any Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, Austerity, congress, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, obama, propaganda, republicans, politics, war )

Kit
- 2294 days ago - truth-out.org
In other words, it's certainly true that the baronial class and its servants and administrators listen only to each other, and thus reinforce in each other the comforting cover story that they're only doing what's in our ultimate good.
The Real Job Creators: Everyday Americans, Not the 1%
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, politics, economy, Mitt Romney, austerity, consumers, business, obama, news, propaganda, media, government, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2568 days ago - alternet.org
Consumers, not the wealthy, are the key to an economic rebound, and GOP austerity is shackling them.
 

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