Peace Action reports: “The House has voted to cut $36 billion from nutrition assistance programs, which would kick 2 million people off of food aid, cut benefits for 44 million more, and drop 280,000 low-income children from the free school lunch program. All part of an effort to increase the over 50% of discretionary spending going into the Pentagon’s coffers.” They encourage you to phone your representatives. See Washington in the 112th Congress for phone numbers.
A couple of quotes and some thoughts. “[The founding fathers] conferred, as against the Government, the right to be left alone — the right most valued by civilized men.” — Justice Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice, 1928 Indeed, the right to be left alone. That’s a profound thought in a new era […]
(From: Gini Paulsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>) The Bradley Manning Legal Team is gearing up for the start of Court Proceedings beginning probably at the end of this October. What did Bradley Manning reveal by leaking information? 1. There is an official policy to ignore torture in Iraq. 2. US officials were told to cover up evidence of child abuse […]
We are the 1%. We stand with the 99%. (Well-to-do people who want higher taxes.) The GOP are adamantly opposed to raising taxes. They’ve so corrupted elections, deceived the people, and stacked the Supreme Court that it may be impossible to dislodge them from office in the near future. Comments comments