Remember Paul Ryan? Cartoon #1


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“Obama to propose entitlement cuts, tax hikes”


CBS NEWS

By Major Garrett

A senior administration official confirms President Obama’s budget, to be delivered to Congress on April 10, will include a formal request to reduce cost-of-living increases to Social Security recipients if congressional Republicans agree to raise additional tax revenue.

Mr. Obama’s proposal is part of a broader strategy to alleviate some of the pain linked to sequestration spending cuts as well as tackle some difficult politics on entitlement cuts. The linchpin, as it has been throughout budget talks in the Obama era of divided government, is whether Republicans will acquiesce to higher taxes. The prospects for this, based on recent GOP rhetoric, appear bleak.

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” Oh. Guess the Paul Ryan Bubble Finally Has Burst. So Sorry For Your Loss, Paul.”


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In subtle ways, Ryan’s budget acknowledges the results of November’s election. He isn’t seeking to do away with tax increases that have already been approved, and he accepts that tax revenue will be 19.1 percent of the economy in a decade, up from the 18.7 percent he assumed last year.

But otherwise, he continues to peddle the same ideas: the partial privatization of Medicare; a 10 percent reduction in the federal workforce; and cuts to Medicaid, food stamps, education, job training and farm programs.

Public Radio International’s Todd Zwillich pointed out that Republicans lost the presidency, House seats and the combined popular vote in House races. “People outside this process might wonder if elections have consequences,” Zwillich said.

“Paul Ryan Announces 2014 Budget Proposal and Calls for No New Taxes”


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No Austerity for America!

Paul Ryan’s Budget Is Like He’s Continuing to Hit His Head Against a Rock, Expecting a Different Result


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Heee’s Back! “Back to the Future with Paul Ryan’s Budget”


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Mitch McConnell: Political Jekyll and Hyde


Good Mitch McConnell

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Bad Mitch McConnell

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“Seniors Living With Dignity? The Greatest Threat to US Deficit!”


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Full Disclosure:  I am a senior.  —GoodOleWoody  🙂

Cartoon: Mirth & Sorrow #1


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SAY NO TO RACISTS! VOTE TEAM OBAMA-BIDEN 2012!


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