According to friends of Donald Trump, the President has said that gutting social safety net programs like Social Security and Medicare will be a “fun project” for his second term in office. If there was a single issue that would make someone vote against this madman, let this be it. Those programs are the backbone of the elderly and the underclass, and without them we can expect a long downward economic trend. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced