fix articles 134922, senate appropriations
NO TO LUMP SUM WITHOUT FULL RECOGNITION,JUSTICE AND EQUITY, NOW! (tags)
The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) expresses grave concern on the fate of the Stimulus Bill on which the Filipino veterans benefits bill is now hangs by a thread. While the US Senate passed the Stimulus bill, it will still go on a bicameral conference to settle its differences and the veterans befits bill is in danger of being dropped again. Senator Inouye inserted the benefits bill and promised to resign as Senate Appropriations chair if the Filipino veterans bill does not pass. On February 18, 2009 is the 63rd anniversary of the Rescission Act that took away the rights of the Filipinos to get equal benefits. The Congress did this to the Filipinos out of around 60 nationalities who served the US Armed Forces.
‘Plan Mexico’ (tags)
The Bush administration is close to sealing a major, multiyear aid deal to combat drug cartels in Mexico that would be the biggest U.S. anti-narcotics effort abroad since a seven-year, $5 billion program in Colombia, according to U.S. lawmakers, congressional aides and Mexican authorities.
Crucial vote for drug safety next week: Take Action, send a letter to your rep (tags)
Consumers and doctors aren't getting the full story about the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical products. Please support this drug safety bill which would require that all drug safety study data, for drugs sold in CA, be made available to the public. Right now we are NOT getting all of the information! People can not make informed decisions without all of the info.!
N.M. vets bash Bush's record on benefits (tags)
"I see firsthand the lack of support associated with (Bush) budget cuts. I've had two supervisors leave and neither has been replaced. They just consolidate the positions and absorb the budget. And those people over there are not taking coffee breaks. They're backed up."
Police State: SWAT Teams and Toy Soldiers (tags)
"...I just have a low tolerance for cowards who brutalize and terrorize people and pretend that it makes them some sort of hero."