"I have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American Dream." –Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963 March on Washington We, the American people, promise to defend and advance a simple ideal: liberty and justice… for all. Americans who are willing to work hard and play by the rules should be able to find […]

Tim Walberg votes to shrink Medicare, Social Security

Seriously. I bet if we could get a look at Tim Walberg‘s living room, we’d see the heads of seniors mounted all over his walls, along with the ballpoint pens he used to take them out. This time the Teabagger favorite voted for the “cut, cap, and balance” bill, which will cut, cap, and end […]

Social Security at 75: Don’t Mess Success

This post was originally published by Rep. Sandy Levin Originally appeared in Sunday’s Macomb Daily. In the mid-1980s, someone at the Coca-Cola Company had the bright idea of changing the formula of the nation’s most popular soft drink. In one of the biggest public relations debacles of all time, the company’s effort to convince Americans […]