After a trip to the Senate where much of the domestic spending was stripped, the House passed the Afghan Supplemental on July 27, 2010. More Democrats and Republicans voted against it this time, showing increased opposition to the war. All MA Congressmen, except for Lynch, […]
Senator Kerry, who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, put the New START treaty on his panel’s schedule for next week. The vote is still very uncertain!! Call your senators, especially Scott Brown to encourage them to vote for START! Scott Brown’s office: […]
See the Wikileaks Afghanistan news just in time for votes on Supplemental funding. Wikileaks writes, “The Afghan War Diary is the most significant archive about the reality of war to have ever been released during the course of a war. The deaths of tens of […]
Will the rise of a new class of Cold Warriors doom Obama’s nuke treaty? BY JAMES TRAUB | JULY 16, 2010 | Foreign Policy Earlier this week, I was invited to a screening of Nuclear Tipping Point, which makes the case for eliminating nuclear weapons. […]
We have two new PSA’s, one advertising the Countdown to Zero premiere and the other calling on Scott Brown to ratify the New START treaty. (Updated versions, July 22) Enjoy!
Unlikely allies Barney Frank and Ron Paul joined forces yesterday on WBUR’s On Point to make the case for major cuts in the military budget. They argued for ending the U.S. role as world policeman, closing military bases in Europe and Okinawa, and avoiding wars […]
On Thursday, July 1, the House of Representatives approved an $80 billion supplemental appropriation including $33 billion to fund the escalation of the Afghanistan war. 100 representatives voted to fund only withdrawal of troops, and 162 voted to require an exit timeline. The […]