Tag Archives: social security

Most Registered Unemployed Greeks Receive No Benefits

The vast majority of Greeks registered with the national unemployment office OAED are not receiving any payments. According to the latest OAED data of the 1,062,509 who have registered with OAED, only 174,178, no more than 16.4%, received unemployment benefits … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity & Bank Bailouts, EU Dictatorship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama Lies Again: Does Not Support Emergency Unemployment Extension

Recent propaganda to the contrary, Obama does not support any extension of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) legislation which expires for 1.3 million Americans on Jan. 1, 2014. EIR has reported the strong opposition to the elimination of EUC from … Continue reading

Posted in Nerobama, Obamacide | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Senate Progressives Getting Louder About the Crises Hitting Americans

Two of the leading progressives of the U.S. Senate have stepped up their calls for addressing the crises hitting the American population. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to the Senate floor yesterday to document what she called The Retirement Crisis, … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity & Bank Bailouts, Glass Steagall, Nerobama, Obamacide | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wall Street and Glass-Steagall Are the Issue for the Democratic Party

The entire environment in Washington, D.C. around the Glass-Steagall issue has been created by the dogged organizing work over years by Lyndon LaRouche personally and by LaRouche PAC. That process continued and escalated this week, with the deployment into Washington … Continue reading

Posted in Glass Steagall | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama Administration Keeps Chiseling Seniors

Obama Administration Keeps Chiseling Seniors: Social Security Cost-of-Living Increase is Only 1.5 Percent Who knew inflation was so low? The Obama Administration announced on Oct. 30 that the annual Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2014 will be a miserly 1.5%, amounting … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity & Bank Bailouts, Economy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama’s Budget Argument for Killing People: Meet the Elephant in the Living Room

If you are fed up with all the arguments for justifying genocidal budget cuts coming from Obama and his Democrats, as well as the Republicans, consider the following. After the orchestrated government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis, the American population … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity & Bank Bailouts, Nerobama | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sanity, or Genocide by Sequestration?

The status quo ante that Congress and the White House are supposedly trying to get the nation back to, is the road to genocide by sequestration. As Walter Pincus put it more politely in today’s Washington Post, “Lurking behind the … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity & Bank Bailouts, Glass Steagall | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Out In The Open: Social Security & Medicare On The Chopping Block For A “Deal”

Just as Obama used the 2011 debt ceiling impasse to created the “Grand Bargain” called the Sequester, so today he is using the shutdown to further the Queen’s death purge of FDR social insurance programs. Today, the administration speaks in … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama and Congress Set to Sell Out American People

After 11 days of government shutdown and panic mongering over the looming debt ceiling deadline, President Obama and Congressional leaders from both parties appear ready to cut a murderous austerity deal, hoping that the vast majority of Americans will be … Continue reading

Posted in Austerity & Bank Bailouts, Nerobama | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bankster Mouthpiece Comes Out as Nazi: We Have A Crisis Because People Are Living Too Long

In a hearing of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee yesterday morning, on the subject of a possible debt default, all sides agreed on two basic points: first, pay the bankers, and second, use this crisis to gut entitlements, namely Social … Continue reading

Posted in Glass Steagall | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment