The One Who Searches and Destroys: Clocking Out

Cheap-but-funny shot of the day: Paul Ryan accidentally says “we’re not going to give up on destroying the health care system.”

Austerity basically never works.

So why is it such a resilient idea?

The five biggest lies about “entitlement” programs.

Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about his plans to fight benefit cuts to Social Security and Medicare.

Congressional Republicans refuse to “negotiate” with Obama until he gives them everything they want first.

The “Arkansas model” for Medicaid could spread–and that’s problematic.

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks about breaking up big banks.

A new NELP study shows ALEC’s influence on pushing down wages.

The myth of the “overpaid” public employee.

Cartoon of the day.