As we’ve reported here many, many times conservatives in Congress continue to demand cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to reduce the deficit. There are a myriad of bad ideas that they’ve proposed to do this.
Here are some (hopefully) easy to understand infographics on some of the proposals currently being debated in closed-door Congressional deficit talks. You’ll note that many are based on the Bowles-Simpson (BS) report, which is the bible for corporate CEO’s and the well-funded fiscal hawk lobby. You can also find all of these on the National Committee’s Lame Duck website.
We’re also asking you to sign the online version of our “No Cuts” petition here. We will have more than 65,000 petitions to deliver to the Senate soon…please add your voice to the debate.