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Mnuchin Admits Trump's Budget Cuts Social Security Even as President Claims He Is 'Not Touching' the Program

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/02/13/mnuchin-admits-trumps-budget-cuts-social-security-even-president-claims-he-not

Mnuchin said, “I believe it’s not a cut, it’s a reduction in the rate of increase. And it’s not to the benefits of people on Social Security.”

Time to make another donation and canvas for Bernie. Time to put an end to the mendacious use of language from the smug Mnuchin. Time to FIRE Trump!


Better watch-out there Munchkin, you might wind-up on trumps enemies list and be fired or smeared in the tweets and lap-dog corporate media!

The fact that trump is lying about cuts to SS and Medicare/Medicaid are par for his course; the number of verified lies topping 16.000 as I recall!

The pathology of any person in a position of (supposed) public trust, especially the president, lying about and instating via executive fiat such imperial power and unilateral acts,should cause anyone/everyone with a shred of intelligence or wisdom to realize trump & co are not there for the Common Good or 99%, our fragile environment, or the most vulnerable - families, seniors, minorities, - anyone struggling to survive in trumps malignant destructive, opportunistic, usurious parasitic, world view!

trumps Vulture capitalism Uber Alles! The Golden Rule and Common Good replaced by Do Unto Others, Then Split!

Bernie Sanders for equality, truth, honesty, justice, and integity in governance!


Steve Mnuchin: Voted “Most Punchable Smug Rich Guy Face 2020”


Yuppers folks - vocabulary builder moments. Today’s word is
KAKISTOCRACY and yup … theres a wikipedia page on that …(thanks wikipedia)
“… a system of government that is run by the worst, least qualified, and/or most unscrupulous citizens. The word was coined as early as the seventeenth century, but gained significant use in the first decades of the 20th century to criticize populist governments emerging in different democracies around the world.”

And lets have some fun with its etymology …
The word is derived from two Greek words, kakistos (κάκιστος; worst) and kratos (κράτος; rule), with a literal meaning of government by the worst people

Just imagine the possibilities …


Republicans should be losing a lot of voters over this. Hopefully Democrats will point to it again and again, unless, of course, they’re just DINOs.


And where are the democrats to return fire? And water pistols don’t count.

Beuller, Beuller, Beuller?


This will be given over to Trump with absolutely no fight whatsoever. The millionaires and billionaires behind Pelosi and Schumer will be thrilled. Do not expect them to do one fu$king thing to stop it. If the democrats get caught giving it away, they will tell us there just wasn’t anything they could do about it. Like the Obama people who proclaimed that “elections have consequences” when the Republicans took over the house and senate and Obama started coming up with grand bargains.



Too many scorpions in the brain to know the truth.

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Ok Trump now you’re treading on thin ice. Cutting benefits of programs that help the poor is downright despicable especially when the cuts are used to boost the net worth of those parasites who are already filthy rich such as yourself. (A quick question…why is it you rich motherfuckers who inherited or were given your millions and billions and didn’t earn a penny of your wealth look down on the poor and middle class when you and people like you have done nothing but take from society? It seems if anyone it to be looked down on as scum it’s you and those like you. Fucking parasitic worms.) But when you “cut” Social Security and Medicare you are flat out stealing money we have earned and paid into the program our entire working career with the promise we would have a pittance to retire on or have some sort of protection against becoming disabled. We have been paying into an insurance plan our entire working lives that is now reniging on the benefits promised after collecting the premiums. Is that something you would put up with Mr. Trump? We the people don’t appreciate rich pigs stealing our hard earned benefits while you sit on your dead ass and suck off the teat of your rich family contributing nothing. You really can push the people too far and if you do that believe me you won’t like the backlash.


Another of the endless examples of capitalism breeding inequality. The wealthy make the rules that screw the remaining 99 percent.


Mnuchin owns many reverse mortgages done for Seniors. His management is brutal foreclosing and kicking them out of their homes promised to be there for them for their lifetime. Social security is usually small and keeps seniors alive including me. These billionaires could care less. Trump and his crew are major criminals in history.


So MANY smug faces, so little time!


Hello Jake Johnson and Everyone,
They’ve done this before using other techniques including totally fucking up the COL Cost Of Living COL statistics. There isn’t anything that they won’t do to get Wall Street involved by taking all of the monies for Social Security and putting into the CASINO in which every time that they wager on any number but zero or double zero comes up either zero or double zero. They will also take the largest fees while the decreasing amounts of money still exist!


Hello DavidCarson,
Why stop at punchable? Surely there are many more ways to make sure that TWO CHIN EAT SHIT can double face/farce the planet?

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No need to imagine…as I sat, head cocked, chin in hand, brow furrowed listening to Pelosi and others dem or glop, I said to myself, what a bizarre and insane system to pledge a vote for one of two sides. One of those attrocities actually believing you are limited to choosing between two and then choosing a candidate who more often than not lacks intellect and will be in over their head for the slot. And yet Americans dont know credentials or what these voted jobs actually entail, and yet we hire them. This is why the truly successful entrepreneur is a rare bird. He could never succeed hiring blindly. He requires the best of the best surround him. Why dont we?


Since the Trump party of sycophants, traitors, and cowards exonerated Trump from being fired from his job as President, it looks to me like Amerika has a dictator that like any dictator is now impossible to fire. We are now living in a Mafiaocracy.


This is what the French Revolution was about



I’m reminded of the scene in the second Jack Reacher film, where the badass lady cop braces the shady former general now heading up his own mercenary outfit:

“Now open up those crates before I grab you by your hairplugs and bitch-slap that smug look off your face!”

If it were really Mnuchin, I’d buy front row tickets.


He wants the ruling class to know that Trump is actually delivering!

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