War Supplemental Vote Early Next Week

Here is status of the Iraq-Afghanistan-Pakistan war supplemental bill for the remainder of 2009. According to a report I received from a constituent who talked with Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree's Military Legislative Assistant, Eric Hansen, the bill is in the House Appropriations Committee now and that it would likely be voted on in the House … Continue reading War Supplemental Vote Early Next Week

Where is everyone?

Where is the rage? "Hundreds" of demonstrators? It seems as though since Obama has been elected people have let down their guard. At our regular vigil in Salt Lake City not long ago a bus driver pulled up and shouted out "Obama won, why are you still out here?" There's still a war, there are … Continue reading Where is everyone?

Iraq

There is an interesting conversation happening over on Facebook about the article I posted, The Emperor’s New ClothesI have hidden the names of all the commentors, but here are the contents of the response thus far:Respondent 1:  Are there actually people dumb or gullible enough to believe the absurdly blatant lies upon which this left wing loon … Continue reading Iraq

Shoes for Bush action

It warms my heart when people take an event in the news and turn it into action: http://www.shoebush.orgJOIN US IN WASHINGTON,DCJanuary,19th SHOES FOR BUSH action "For the widows, the orphans, and those killed in Iraq." send me your old shoes to take to DC. ALL SHOES DONATED to the needy in the DC/Baltimore area and … Continue reading Shoes for Bush action

You too can take a swipe!

From the rawstoryThe aim of "Sock and Awe" (www.sockandawe.com), launched by Britain's Alex Tew, is to knock Bush out with a shoe, a feat already attained by 1.4 million players, according to the website Tuesday.Aptly named after the US "Shock and Awe" military campaign to knock out Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, the game gives players … Continue reading You too can take a swipe!

Why Impeachment Should Still be on the Table

The Emperor’s New Clothes(or Bil Kundara* America) *a threatening remark involving the potential use of a shoe By Vi Ransel 12/18/08 Our strutting, imperial president paid his farewell visit to Iraq where he appeared with puppet, Nouri al-Maliki, not expecting to find himself under attack. He stood in front of the world’s TV cameras and … Continue reading Why Impeachment Should Still be on the Table

It’s the wars, silly

Tonight at our weekly sidewalk peace vigil (ongoing weekly since 2001), a bus driver stopped in front of us, opened the door, and said "Obama won, so why are you still out here?".  I answered:  "Because there are still wars going on."  He nodded his head in agreement and then stated, "I'm afraid it's going to … Continue reading It’s the wars, silly

Cynthia McKinney’s TV ads on the Issues

Single Payer Health Care View the rest of Cynthia's tv ads: Sustainable Investment instead of Corporate Bailouts Green Values - Grassroots Democracy, Peace Social Justice, Environmental Wisdom Green Party Seat At The Table will invite the Public Constrained by the Two Party Paradigm Restore Our Constitutional Rights Rebuild the Economy with Energy Efficient Cars Bring … Continue reading Cynthia McKinney’s TV ads on the Issues

Order 81: Mutant Seeds for Mesopotamia

Thanks to Paul Bremer, this is what "democracy" looks like in Iraq: Mutant Seeds for Mesopotamia By Andrew Bosworth, Ph.D.Uruknet, One would think that Iraqi farmers, now prospering under "freedom" and "democracy," would be able to plant the seeds of their choosing, but that choice, under little-known Order 81, would be illegal. But first, it … Continue reading Order 81: Mutant Seeds for Mesopotamia