Medicare

A Fiscal Deal Is Emerging—But Is It Any Good?
December 17, 2012

Obama and Boehner may be near agreement on the fiscal cliff. Should liberals be satisfied?

Five People Politico Should Have Called for Its Terrible Article on Fixing the Economy
December 11, 2012

When Politico declared a consensus on how to fix the economy, they forgot to call some folks—say, economists. So, we made the calls for them.

Yank the Chain: Washington's Terrible New Social Security Fix
December 11, 2012

Why the latest bipartisan idea to cut the deficit--"chaining" Consumer Price Index increases for Social Security--is a loser.

No, Don't Raise the Retirement Age
December 10, 2012

Raising the eligibility age for Medicare is still a lousy idea. Here's a better one.

GOPocalypse: A Guide to Republican Purges
December 06, 2012

Who's trashing whom on the right? Here's a handy guide to post-election GOP recrimination.

The Fiscal Cliff Is Better than Boehner's Lousy Offer
December 03, 2012

Why the country would be better off going over the cliff than accepting Boehner's offer.

Republicans Conveniently Forget All the Cuts Obama's Already Made
November 29, 2012

Republicans want more spending cuts, ignores all the cuts already made.

We'll Always Have Denver
November 29, 2012

Romney's chief strategist tries to argue that the Romney campaign was about something. Nice try.

Patience: Just What the Doctor Ordered (For Deficit Reduction)
November 28, 2012

Republicans want to cut Medicare and Medicaid to help reduce the deficit. Why not wait and see if Obamacare accomplishes exactly that?

Calling B.S. on the Next Big 'Fiscal Cliff' Bluff
November 20, 2012

Heed the moderate Democrats, says Politico. Don't heed Politico, says Noam Scheiber.

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