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Cliff Notes (tags)
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters (tags)
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks out concerning the war in Iraq, and how President Bush and his friends were trying to "take over the world".
Thousands of vets missing out on better benefits (tags)
oday through news wires that only a fraction of wounded veterans who could get better benefits have applied in the two years since Congress, acting on concerns the military was cutting costs by downplaying injuries, ordered the Pentagon to review disputed claims. The JFAV is planning to sue the DVA for denying more than 17,000 Filipino World War II veterans of their lump sum claims. Out of the 36,000 who filed for the claims only 8,000 were given by the DVA.
Sean Baker on Finance Capitalism (tags)
Education and health care are the new gold. Without massive investments in education and health care, dour country will be under-developed and under-achieving.
War supporters talking draft again! (tags)
In the wake of "happy talk" that Bush's surge is somehow working, supporters of the war are now saying they need to bring back the draft. Audio: 1 min 51 seconds
The Other Hollywood Oscar Ceremony - The "Oscar for Peace" Awards (tags)
At the corner of Hollywood and Vine, just blocks away from where the Hollywood Oscars were to be presented at the Kodak Theater, the "Military Families Speak Out" organization hosted an “Oscar for Peace” awards ceremony and "Bring Our Troops Home Now" peace vigil. "Military Families Speak Out" honored individuals “for their exceptional and tireless commitment to waging peace, rather than war.” The event drew thousands, and featured an 8-foot “Oscar” in military camouflage with the inscription “Bring Me Home!” The "Code Pink Police," members of the antiwar group, Code Pink Women For Peace, arrested a mock President Bush, while the "Billionaires for Bush" comedy troupe conducted a mock counter-protest.
Kucinich Accepts PEACE Award...Military Families Speak Out! (tags)
Military Families Speak Out Presents Congressman Dennis Kucinich a Peace Award. Hollywood & Vine, Hollywood, CA USA February 24, 2007