Your World Beyond The Sound Bytes

  We are all citizens of the world...stay informed!
Look to this blog to bring you occasional, eclectic news, videos and viewpoints you might not otherwise be exposed to.

Showing Tag: " social security" (Show all posts)

The War On Social Security & Medicare Exposed

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013,
Sign this Petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/stop-dismantling-social-1 from Senator Bernie Sanders to stop dismantling Social Security and Medicare.

Continue reading ...

The Koch Brother's War On America

Posted by on Sunday, October 20, 2013,
Over the past 30-some years, the Koch Brothers have poured more than 100 million dollars into a sprawling network of foundations, think tanks, front groups, advocacy organizations, lobbyists and Republican lawmakers, all to the glory of their hard-core libertarian/hard right agenda. They oppose not just so-called "big" government, but government, period. This includes taxes, environmental protections, safety-net programs, social security, healthcare, worker protections, public education, basi...
Continue reading ...

Romney's Agenda is Revealed in the GOP Congress

Posted by on Thursday, October 18, 2012,
If you want to understand Romney's game plan, just look at what Republicans have been doing in Congress.

It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election ā€“ as one of his top advisers famously suggested ā€“ Romney would simply shake the old Etch A Sketch and recast himself as the centrist who governed Massachusetts. But with the selection of vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, the shape-shifting Romney has lock...

Continue reading ...

Mitt Romney's Blind Eyes

Posted by on Thursday, September 20, 2012,

Is Mitt simply so blinded by his own well-born existence and personal ambition that he cannot or chooses not to see or know 47 percent of America?

As Iā€™m sure you know by now, Romney said (during a private fund-raiser which was secretly taped) that the 47 percent of Americans who pay no federal income taxes are people who are "dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled...

Continue reading ...

The Truth About the Deficit, Social Security, Medicare, and the Middle Class

Posted by on Tuesday, July 24, 2012,

Continue reading ...


Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2011,
See who's on board with the Occupy Wall Street protests! He's a charismatic, revolutionary leader who is hated by the banks and Republicans.

Continue reading ...


Posted by on Wednesday, October 5, 2011,
Below are the key points of the "Contract for the American Dream" created from the ideas of over 125,000 Americans who gathered online and in their communities. Who better to present those ideas than the people whose future depends on them?

Critical Steps to Get Our Economy Back on Track

1.  Invest in America's Infrastructure
2.  Create 21st Century Energy Jobs
3.  Invest in Public Education
4.  Offer Medicare for All
5.  Make Work Pay
6.  Secure Social Security
7.  Return to Fairer Tax Rates
8.  End ...
Continue reading ...