This is part three in our series on the National Defense Authorization Act vote that concluded Friday morning. We’ve covered the Afghanistan vote, and some of the other issues addressed in the [...]
- A House Divided « Groundswell Blog, from Peace Action West[...] the Cold War never ended. If you rememb...
For decades, we have pointed out that bloated military spending takes money away from programs that have a much more positive impact on society–health care, education, the social safety [...]
On August 7th Mark O. Hatfield, former Senator from Oregon, passed away at the age of 89. Exactly 66 years and 1 day earlier, when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Hatfield was stationed [...]
Republicans are making a big show about cutting foreign aid in their quest to rein in spending and cut the deficit. And it appears that the show has an impact on how the public views the budget, [...]
- DC update: USAID head says Republican budget would kill 70,000 children « Groundswell Blog, from Peace Action West[...] Capitol Hill. Politicians have spent so...
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsqZOJdjdYE&feature=uploademail] Last week, the House engaged in a budget free-for-all, debating hundreds of amendments on the continuing resolution [...]
The Republican House leadership took a meat cleaver to the continuing resolution that would fund the government through the rest of the 2011 fiscal year (ending October 1st). The Republicans on [...]