Green Party to Obama: No ‘Grand Bargain’ cuts in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid Needed

Reduce the bloated military budget, end the wars, eliminate Bush’s tax cuts for the rich

Prez hopeful Stein (G): Stop the Cuts after supercommittee failure

In Wake of Supercommittee Failure, Automatic Cuts to Domestic Spending Should be Scrapped, says Presidential Candidate Stein, Calls Entire Deficit Reduction Process Unjust and Undemocratic.  In the wake of the failed Supercommittee effort to cut the deficit, the Budget Control Act of 2011 is now slated to impose automatic cuts that are unjust and undemocratic, according to presidential candidate […]

Obama Speaking on Economy & Deaths Now

IW:   Just got a call that Obama is making a speech about the economy (and maybe the 30 Americans who died in Afghanistan.)  He is singing the same song.  He continually refuses to address that our economy is going down the toilet because he has expanded the bad wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to […]

Green Party urges national protest & voters’ revolt over deal by Obama & GOP to cut Social Security & Medicare

Green Party leaders warned that President Obama and Democratic leaders will betray the American people if they agree with Republicans to cut Social Security and Medicare, and demanded that such cuts be taken off the table. The Green Party has challenged bipartisan claims that the deficit, rather than the recession and job crisis, is the […]

Green Party: US Budget Deal Dismantles Govt & Destroys Safety Net

Obama’s retreat from promises of change led to the Democrats’ sell-out and a battle to save Social Security, Medicare, collective bargaining, public broadcasting, the EPA, scientific research, and Planned Parenthood Green Party blasts Obama’s proposed $1 trillion cut in Medicare and Medicaid and the budget deal’s ‘tyrannical’ policies imposed on the District of Columbia, including […]

Death by Superbug by Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

Reading a recent issue of Public Citizen’s excellent Health Letter titled “Know When Antibiotics Work,” I recalled the recent tragic loss of a healthy history professor who was rushed to a fine urban hospital, with a leading infectious disease specialist by his side. No antibiotics could treat his mysterious “superbug.” He died in 36 hours. […]

Open Letter to President Obama: For justice and jobs by Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

Dear President Obama: The sentiments expressed in this letter may have more meaning more for you now that the results of the mid-term elections are clear. You have seen what can happen when a number of your supporters lose their enthusiasm and stay home or do not actively participate as volunteers. In your first two […]

Tweeting Away the time by Ralph Nader

Tweeting Away the Time: #socialnetworking #facebook #twitter #socialmedia #advertising #marketing #consumerism #p2 — Ralph Nader (@Ralph_Nader) January 4, 2011

Letter to Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo regarding A Stock Transfer Tax by Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

Dear Governor-Elect Cuomo: The conditions where many regular New Yorkers live are grim. Poverty, unemployment, home foreclosures, and small business bankruptcies keep growing. On the other side of the tracks, the top twenty-five hedge fund managers recorded an average of $1 billion each, or over $80 million each a month in 2009. Quite a quick […]

Pharmaceutical Industry Fraud By Ralph Nader (via Dandelion Salad)

The corporate defrauding of taxpayers (eg. Medicaid and Medicare) and prescription drugs with skyrocketing prices was the subject of a report by Public Citizen‘s Dr. Sidney Wolfe and his associates (see Citizen.Org). Dr. Wolfe’s team compiled a total of 165 federal and state settlements since 1991 totaling $19.8 billion in penalties. A key finding is […]

Green Party Rejects Obama’s “Catfood” Commission Cuts to Social Security & Medicare

h/t Owen Broadhurst Green Party urges rejection of proposal by Obama’s Fiscal Responsibility Commission to scale back Social Security and Medicare Green Party: Commission’s linking of Social Security and the budget deficit is deceptive; deficit crisis can solved by withdrawal of all troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, cutting the military budget, and canceling tax breaks […]

Green Party (NY) Celebrates Medicare’s 45th Bday by Calling for Expansion to all Americans

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

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