Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Just how badly does Corporate America need a tax cut right now?
Republican leaders support tax cuts adding trillions to the national debt now, but had dire warnings about it under the Obama administration.
It chose tax cuts for millionaires over insurance for millions.
I'll say this for them: The Wall Street billionaires and corporate CEOs behind the "Campaign to Fix that Debt" have a lot of nerve. Once again they're using cheap scare tactics, along with some manipulative "nudging," to drum up support for cutting Social Security benefits.
WASHINGTON -- Late in 2012, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB), the leading organization promoting a grand
Is it courageous to camouflage hundreds of billions in cuts for the poor and disadvantaged in broad budget categories without identifying the programmatic cuts, so that analysts, journalists, and other policymakers can't identify the specific cuts and assess their impacts?
The organization was used in the early 1990s to create a front group for tobacco companies during the battle over President
The magazine is at it again with an economically illiterate and deceptive piece about "generational conflict" called "The War on Youth." Meanwhile the real war on youth is an assault on their employment prospects, education costs, and, yes, their future Social Security benefits.
The national debt is likely to balloon under tax policies championed by three of the four major Republican candidates for
"Even a short suspension of payments on principal or interest on the Treasury's debt obligations could cause severe disruptions
Every Orwellian campaign needs a compliant press, and the Social Security Slashers led by Pete Peterson have been particularly lucky (or effective) in this area.
The chairman of President Obama's Presidential Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Paul Volcker, is an official of a think