I personally lack the nerve and freedom to go to D.C. and join such a protest, but by analogy with the situation in Egypt and other countries, I can see why people feel forced to engage in such resistance.
As the odds of a first-time-in-history federal default grow larger, it is worth considering the economic consequences of a default. A default would place at risk up to $160 billion in federal payments just for the month of August. As each billion dollars lost per month translates into jobs for up to 20,000 people, a […]
It’s up to us, we the people, if we want to save life on earth and build a better world for all. The 1% cannot and will not save us. They are afflicted with the deadly greed disease. The two major parties will not save us, the police and military will not save us; they […]
According to Peace Action’s Congressional Voting Record for last year’s session of Congress, only Senators Maria Cantwell (78%), Patty Murray (78%), Representatives Jim McDermott (74%), and Jay Inslee (57%) had respectable scores on issues related to war and military spending. Rep. Dave Reichert had the worst record, scoring just 9%. In the following chart, the […]