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.
I got word through the Olympia grapevine that Bix, Father William Bichsel, is being moved to Tennessee now to face prosecution for one of his earlier peace actions. Bix is one of the Plowshares defendants who are being jailed for their peace action against the nuclear weapons stored at Bangor. Here’s a short message from […]
Everyone should know by now that Republicans serve the 1%. But one weekend in Olympia I caught on video Democratic leaders doing something inappropriate with Tim Eyman. (From the left to the right in the video: Larry Springer, Jim Kastama, Tim Eyman, Christine Gregoire, Frank Chopp, Steve Hobbs, Brian Hatfield) As reported here, the Road […]