We spend almost a trillion dollars per year on war and wasteful weapons systems, and the people who work in the army live in slums.Major problems include mold, lead in the water, asbestos, leaking ceilings, roaches, mice and rats
“Starting in 2014, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia flooded the market with cheap oil. This is not a mere business decision, but a calculated move coordinated with U.S. and Israeli foreign policy goals. Despite not just losing money, but even falling deep into debt, the Saudi monarchy continues to expand its oil production apparatus. The result has been driving the price of oil down from $110 per barrel, to $28 in the early months of this year. The goal is to weaken these opponents of Wall Street, London, and Tel Aviv, whose economies are centered around oil and natural gas exports.”
Americans have been trained by decades of Cold War propaganda to look for any confirmation that ‘socialism means poverty.’ But in the case of Venezuela and other states not governed by the free market, this cliche simply doesn’t ring true., Bolivarian, Nicolas Maduro, Oil Prices, socialism, Un…
“Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines to try and prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins.”
Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines to try and prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new…
Apparently talking about a congressperson’s public voting record is “going to war” with them. Comparing and debating peoples stances on issues is what we’re supped to do as informed citizens.
As the Texas congressman’s star rises, Sanders supporters turn up the heat: “Reading Karl Marx is cool. Doing a livestream while you’re doing your laundry is a gimmick.”
In rebuke to Trump, Senate votes to halt US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen, names crown prince as responsible for Khashoggi death
Good start. Now let’s end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, cut the defense budget, and take the power to declare war unilaterally away from the presidency and place it back in Congress where it belongs.
“Proponents of the Yemen resolution said America’s involvement in the war was unauthorized, unconstitutional and immoral. They argued that Congress has abdicated its responsibility for decades, fearing the responsibility that comes with sending American troops into harm’s way.”
Thursday’s vote marks the first time the Senate invoked Congress’ war powers to challenge U.S. military involvement abroad. Trump opposed withdrawal.
A good read. We need someone to unite this nation. Someone with vision to bring people together and improve everyone’s lives. We need #TheNextDeal
After the worst-ever attack on Jews in America, it’s time to be afraid.