Paul Ryan Holds Tightly to His White Male Privilege
In a stunning display of hypocrisy and white male privilege, Congressman Paul Ryan said that if he gets the nod for Speaker of the US House, he wants to make … Continue reading
Arizona Dems Split on ‘Back to Work’ Budget Vote
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, the US House of Representatives voted on a series of amendments to the Republican Majority Budget, penned by Rep. Paul Ryan. The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) amendment, dubbed … Continue reading
Tucson Progressives & Democrats Back the ‘Back to Work’ Budget
The following commentary about the current budget battles in DC was submitted to the Arizona Daily Star for publication. Since the Star chooses to primarily publicize Republican budget plans– and no other ideas, including … Continue reading
Budget Battle: Can the Rich Afford to Pay Higher Taxes?
Since the Tea Party took over the House of Representatives after the disastrous 2010 election, you’d think the most pressing job facing the Congress was to lower taxes on the … Continue reading
Paul Ryan: Why Propose Stale Budget Policies We Voted Against in November?
Does Congressman Paul Ryan not realize that the Romney-Ryan ticket lost in November? And that President Barack Obama (who sounded like a progressive in the last days of the campaign) won … Continue reading
AZ Legislature: The biggest reason why Medicaid should not be a block grant
Rep. Paul Ryan’s Road to Ruin budget plan (which was passed without one Democratic vote by the US House of Representatives recently) would change both Medicare and Medicaid so much … Continue reading
Would Paul Ryan’s Medicare voucher plan increase the medical bankruptcy rate? It could happen.
Rep. Paul Ryan’s extreme cost-cutting budget passed the US House of Representatives last Friday on a straight party line vote– all Republicans voting for it, all Democrats against it. Although … Continue reading