fix articles 2470, house republicans
The Forgotten History of the Financial Crisis (tags)
In the United States between late 2008 and early 2009, 800,000 people were losing their jobs every month. By 2015, over nine million American families would lose their homes to foreclosure—the largest forced population movement in the United States since the Dust Bowl.
Trump: A Disaster For Animals As Well As People (tags)
126 Of Many Ways Donald Trump Harms Animals People Birds Fishes Butterflies Bees The Watershed and Mother Earth
Voiceless Animals: 2018 Candidates They Oppose (tags)
The animal abusing Repubican senators up for reelection are listed. This year's house races are easy to determine. 220 of the 235 Republicans in the House voted to bring aerial hunting and bear cub murder to our national park in Alaska. 220 Republicans voted to allow the murder of nearly 1000 sea lions because they eat salmon that fishermen want.
The Republican 'Prolife' Party Is the Party of War, Execution, and Bear Cub Murder (tags)
51 Republican senators and 220 House Republicans voted to murder bear cubs in their dens, to import ivory from elephant massacres, etc.
Republicans Again Fail to Block Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
Senate Fails to Block Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
Dirty Fast Track Politics (tags)
Anti-Assad Extremists and Obama Plan Coordinated Attacks on Syria (tags)
Dreaming War, Threatening Humanity (tags)
America's Hidden Hunger Crisis (tags)
Congressional Budget Deal Betrayal (tags)
Debt Ceiling Hype (tags)
Escalating Tyranny in America (tags)
Impeach Obama: A National Imperative (tags)
Cliff Notes (tags)
Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Grows, as Norway Sets New Carbon Tax (tags)
Ignored in the Presidential debates -- climate change policies in the USA and Europe are diverting - wildly. Norway just set a new national carbon tax, while the US House of Representatives recently voted to ban CO2 regulations. Like we live on different planets.
Money Power Runs America (tags)
The Business of America Is War (tags)
Queer Democrats Warned About Threats to Reproductive Choice (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club heard two presentations at its June 23 meeting: a report on the likely strike by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) against southern California?s three largest grocery chains ? Ralph?s, Albertson?s and Vons ? and a warning about the potentially devastating effects of Republican and radical-Right policies against women?s rights to reproductive choice. Though the struggles of women to maintain safe and legal access to contraception and abortion may seem to have little in common with those of workers for decent pay, access to health care and other benefits, speakers on both issues noted how the radical Right has effectively linked them in the service of a paternalistic agenda that regards workers as mere cogs in a capitalist economy, and women as mere vessels for giving birth to the next generation.
McCain/Kerry Support Imperial War on Libya (tags)
"We will not abandon our committment to Social Security" (tags)
"This is my vision for America-a vision where we live within our means while still investing in our future; where everyone makes sacrifices but no one bears all the burden; where we provide a basic measure of security for our citizens and we provide rising opportunity for our children.."
Waging War on American Workers (tags)
targeting the middle class
A Posthumous Concern, Another kind of Racism (tags)
VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES in the Far East (Usaffe) here at home and in America thought that, at long last, the US Congress was poised to pass legislation addressing their generations-old claim for benefits. But as the American economy unraveled, politicians began sniping at the bills (pending before the US Congress) aimed at increasing the benefits of Filipino veterans. Filipino-American veterans groups and lobbyists began to fear that the promise to bring the bill to a vote in the US House of Representatives would fall by the wayside. No one, of course, predicted that the US Congress would be plunged into a crisis atmosphere by US President George W. Bush’s proposed bailout, which the US Senate and House Democrats have agreed to, but whose approval has been delayed and, possibly, foiled by a group of House Republicans anxious they will be defeated in November if they vote for a bailout.
Democrats push for quick adoption of Bush plan to bail out Wall Street (tags)
Where is the common ground between the libertarian and socialist perspective in opposing the GW Bush 700 billion for billionaires bailout? Why did Democrats bite into GW's fishhook by accepting this theft of taxpayer dollars to support irresponsible and criminal banking corporations??
HR 6304 Sets New Referendum; Fire all the Traitors! (tags)
Our representatives have turned on us. It is very clear, with the passage of HR6304 in the House of Representatives, that it will be up to us to make a difference in this country.
"Mission acomplished" or "Mission Over." (tags)
Can someone tell the President?
Bad back Boehner (tags)
Is barve today, like Cheney and Bush.
The elephant has spoken (tags)
And he said Hoyer
The elephant says... (tags)
Let Hoyer rule
Bush points fingers at everybody but himself, Iraq (tags)
We are winning the war in Iraq!!! It's not my fault we lost the elections! I''m a winner not a loser. I'm a uniter, not a divider! Blah blah blah
GOP ad says vote Republican for more war and a bigger police state (tags)
If you want four more years of a war in Iraq and a war on the Bill of Rights vote Republican. At least that’s the message this GOP ad wants to put out.
Labor must take the road of class struggle! (tags)
A Working Class Emancipation labor bulletin
Cheney and Bush knew (tags)
And they covered it up
Ron Paul the only congressman who gets it! (tags)
In his legislative fantasies, the amiable Texas congressman would do away with the CIA and Federal Reserve. He would reinstate the gold standard. He would get rid of the Education Department and leave schooling to local governments because he believes that's what the Constitution intended.
CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: WEEK IN REVIEW (tags)
Commentaries and news from Cheryl Seal Reports, June 23-29
US Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35): End War in Iraq! Bring The Troops Home! (tags)
PRESS RELEASE: Waters is Chair of the Out of Iraq Caucus. The group explains its plans to end the war and to bring the troops home.
CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: Weekend edition (tags)
US Mainstream Media goes into propaganda overdrive....GOP hate crimes against blacks in 2004 election revealed by BBC and Greg Palast....
Enabling Fascism: John Conyers is "Not Out To Impeach President" (tags)
While Conyers backs away from impeachment indicating that the allegations of misconduct are not proven, he is also trying to pass a law to stop Bush from illegal wiretapping...a law to force Bush to obey the law. Why is he making it seem as if the case for impeachment over illegal wiretapping has not been made when he knows that Bush has broken the law?
New Book Lays Out Impeachment Crimes and Impeachment Roadmap (tags)
Here are excerpts from our new book, `The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office,' just released by St. Martin's Press.
CREATE-A-CRISIS: Anti-Immigrant Bill Flap Created by Bush & Co (tags)
I would stake next year's morning coffee supply on that !he sudden big flap over the so called "anti-immigrant" bill ( Border Protection, Anti-Terrorism, and Illega Immigration Control Act of 2005) is yet another manufactured crisis, designed to pull Bush's quickly charring fat out of the fire.
The Best Housing & Poverty Review of 2005 (tags)
The Nation's Housing Policies Are A Complete Disaster!
Special Call-In Day - Urgent Budget Cuts Updfate (tags)
Call 1-800-828-0498 and urge your senators to reject any budget reconciliation that includes cuts to Medicaid.
Housing News-Feds Withold Disaster Assistance (tags)
As of yet, HUD has not even offered any temporary Section 8 vouchers to Katrina's victims.
Republican Abuse of Power: With This Congress, Democracy is dead (tags)
Even Newt Gingrinch says they have gone too far. "The House has become a place where trivial issues are debated passionately and important issues not at all."
First the Back-Door Draft, Next the Foot-in-the-Door Draft (tags)
Beware presidents asking for a few good women to tend the troops. If they push the door open a little way, the draft will come right on through.
“Asteroid Hits Earth, Millions Die—GOP Says Clinton Responsible” (tags)
Bill Clinton has been blamed by his detractors for just about everything from curdled milk to genetic mutations. But might there be a more recent president whose own record of misdeeds puts Clinton's to shame? Read the following for why it just may be time for Clinton critics to quit caterwauling.
Hey, They're Taking Slash-and-Burn to Extremes! (tags)
Republican leaders are deploying scorched-earth tactics, as if they ruled the nation 80-20, not 51-49, because cooperating with Democrats would cost even more votes from the conservatives.
''They want to ram their agenda down America's collective throat'' (tags)
With an extremist, dominating Republican party in control, we have lost our system of checks and balances, and ANY functional national forum for the meaningful public debate.
Betrayed by Bush, GOP's anger is moot (tags)
Small-government Republicans have been stirred up by conservative talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. But when the election comes, the libertarian faction's anger will be "almost irrelevant... Are they going to vote for Howard Dean?"
Republicans Strip 'No War Profiteering' Section (tags)
The White House and the House Republicans took out a section of a bill that would have imposed stiff penalties for war profiteering. With one-party rule in Washington, there will be no oversight (and no penalties) if anyone steals any (or all) of the $87 billion dollars President George Bush wants to spend on the US - Iraq War
Democrat Eyes Potential Grounds for Bush Impeachment (tags)
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bob Graham said on Thursday there were grounds to impeach President Bush if he was found to have led America to war under false pretenses.
D.C. rally targets 2004 elections: ‘Take back America’ (tags)
WASHINGTON – Wearing plastic top hats and chanting, “Who needs Medicare? I’m a millionaire!” over 1,000 mock-capitalists marched to Vice President Dick Cheney’s residence, June 6, to thank him for pushing through another trillion dollar tax cut for the rich while slashing Medicaid and education.
Make Peace with SYria (tags)
Iraq War Quiz (tags)
A quiz for the neo-con thugs
Action Alert: Bush push to pass welfare bill without debate (tags)
CONTACT YOUR MEMBER OF CONGRESS TODAY AND URGE THEM TO VOTE NO ON FINAL PASSAGE OF THE REPUBLICAN WELFARE REFORM BILL
Congress skips town, snubs kids and jobless (tags)
The 107th Congress adjourned on Nov. 22 after refusing to provide extended unemployment benefits to nearly a million unemployed workers, cutting the availability of Section 8 housing vouchers, denying health care to more than 900,000 children and refusing to provided federal aid to states facing the worst fiscal crisis since World War II. It did, however, find the money for a $2 billion Election Day pay off to drug companies and a promised $100 billion to insurance companies.
House Republicans move to kill Operation TIPS (tags)
The right-wing Washington Times is reporting that House Republicans are taking action to kill Operation TIPS. Apparently the growing public outcry over this program has made them queasy about supporting the Bush adminstration on this issue.
Women gear up for 2002 elections (tags)
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The nearly 1,000 delegates and guests to the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) annual conference, held here June 21-23, are united to make a difference in the 2002 elections, at the ballot box and in the streets.
AP: House Rejects Airport Security Plan (tags)
By a 214-218 vote, House Republicans lined up with Jefferson Davis Ossama bin Laden against the great Satan of the US government. They rejected the unanimous bipartisan Senate bill that would have federalized 28,000 airport security positions. Florida Republican. John Mica, said he was determined "not to create the biggest bureaucracy in the history of a generation." Democratic leader Dick Gephardt asked, "Do you want to contract out the Capitol olice?" Gephardt asked his colleagues. Do you want to contract out the U.S. Marines? If it is good enough for us, it is good enough for the American people."
White House Silent on Airline Bill (tags)
After a bipartisan Senate passed an airline security bill 100-0 that would federalize 28,000 airport security workers, House Republicans decided that "Big Government" was a bigger threat than another terrorist attack. On Saturday, Bush praised the Republican plan in his weekly radio address, but the next day his chief of staff, Andrew Card, went on NBC's "Meet the Press" to say that Bush wouldn't veto the Senate plan. [This is leadership?]
WP: Airline-Security Vote in House Is Expected To Be Close (tags)
By 100-0 the Senate passed a bipartisan bill federalizing 28,000 airport security screeners in an effort to thwart future terrorist attacks, but House Republicans, putting partisanship and ideology above all else, have another bill that will block this common-sense move. The coming vote is too close to call.
PLAN Conference for Progressive Activists Draws 350+ From Over 160 Groups (tags)
LA, October 21. Saturday, hundreds of activists from over 160 different organizations came together for the first comprehensive political gathering since the terrorist attacks on September 11th. Originally, a 6-month progress report on how those commitments were faring was a major rationale for the planning of this conference, but the planners and presenters did an admirable job of reorienting their focus to deal with the radically changed and highly fluid circumstances in the wake of the terrorist attacks.