Monthly Archives: February 2013

THE MORNING AFTER PART 2


How the Sequester Will Hit Women & Children The damaging across the board cuts set to go into effect in just two days will harm the economy, kill 750,000 jobs, and cause pain to people in communities across the country. … Continue reading

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Yes, Vulture Funds are still Legal. Stop Them Now!!!!


Dear Kevin,     This Wednesday, two holdout vulture funds, including Paul Singer’s NML Capital, are in a New York Federal court verses Argentina. Because this proceeding will have vast international repercussions, the Financial Times has dubbed the hearing “‘the trial of the … Continue reading

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Giving you an important update on the Violence Against Women Act.


Dear Kevin, I wanted to give you an important update on the Violence Against Women Act.  When Congress adjourned last year, they broke a simple promise: to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Instead, they let partisan gridlock get in the way … Continue reading

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Your Medical Records Are Part of a $19 Billion Experiment Fraudulent billing. Identity theft. Greater expense and inefficiency. Loss of privacy. And campaign donations from the companies benefiting most.


  Dietitians Using Medicare Reform to Monopolize Hospital Nutrition ServicesIt won’t help hospital food, already notoriously bad, to outlaw advice from the most qualified nutritionists. Action Alert! Your Medical Records Are Part of a $19 Billion ExperimentFraudulent billing. Identity theft. … Continue reading

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The only reason that the damaging sequester cuts exist is because Republicans took the entire economy hostage in 2011. That’s it. Period. End of Story.


5 GOP Myths About the Sequester by THINKPROGRESS The only reason that the damaging sequester cuts exist is because Republicans took the entire economy hostage in 2011. That’s it. Period. End of Story. Now that these painful, indiscriminate cuts are … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: AN Energy Firm Closes 3 Coal Plants as Part of Landmark Settlement


A U.S. energy firm has agreed to retire three coal-fired power plants in a move environmentalists say will save more than 200 lives each year. American Electric Power also agreed to reduce emissions and make new investments in wind and … Continue reading

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Is your congressman ignoring your calls for gun reform?


I observed that John McCain is too lazy on gun control. (See his lackidaisical attitude here:  At a recent public event in Arizona, Republican Senator John McCain was asked about an assault weapons ban by a mother whose son was murdered … Continue reading

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Afghans Claim 9 Disappearances at Hands of U.S. Forces in Wardak


from: http://www.democracynow.org/2013/2/26/headlines Details are slowly emerging on the allegations against U.S. special operations forces that prompted Afghan President Hamid Karzai to order their removal from Wardak province. Afghan officials say they have received complaints for the past three months that U.S. … Continue reading

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Austerity Agenda Is Losing, AND YET THOSE MONSTERS KEEP COMING BACK


The story is the same one as 2011, 2012, 2013–when will America say no to these Austerity Losers.( I came across the article below after hearing the discussion on austerity losers on DN.)–kas   Scott Walker’s Austerity Agenda Is Losing, … Continue reading

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How Peterson is Spinning Your and My World off its Trajectory


Italo Calvino said: The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts.  http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Portal:Fix_the_Debt

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