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Simpson: That AARP ad is ‘the most disgusting thing I’ve ever seen’

Former Wyoming Republican senator Alan Simpson has never been a fan of the American Association for Retired People (AARP). And the co-chair to last year White House’s “Fiscal Reform Commission” continued his assault on the organization and Social Security Tuesday afternoon. At the Deficit Reduction Committee hearing, Simpson voiced his…

Kucinich: Don’t ask the poor to take cuts

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) appeared on Countdown Monday evening to talk about President Barack Obama’s debt reduction plan and the steps he would take to protect the middle and lower classes. “I like what President Obama said today about more taxes about those who are making more, but that’s only…

Kucinich: Don’t ask the poor to take cuts

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) appeared on Countdown Monday evening to talk about President Barack Obama’s debt reduction plan and the steps he would take to protect the middle and lower classes. “I like what President Obama said today about more taxes about those who are making more, but that’s only…

Blackwater sued for allegedly failing to pay benefits

WASHINGTON — Four former employees of Blackwater, the scandal-plagued security firm now called Xe, have filed a $60 million class action lawsuit claiming the firm failed to pay health and pension benefits to its employees. Their lawyer, Scott Bloch, said Wednesday that Xe improperly classified thousands of its employees as…

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