TELL YOUR SENATOR TO FILIBUSTER ANY BILL THAT FUNDS THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ

That's what we've been asking people to say at our Phone-A-Thons recently. It's not easy. We stand on a busy sidewalk and ask passersby to call Congress on the spot using our cell phones. (You can find a Phone-A-Thon recipe here.) The amazing thing is that some people actually do stop and make the call. … Continue reading TELL YOUR SENATOR TO FILIBUSTER ANY BILL THAT FUNDS THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ

Signing Statements: What Happened To Our Constitution?

Hey, this January Congress passed a law with a section that said there should be no permanent bases in Iraq and the Iraqis should control the oil. Yes, they tucked this lovely section (1222*) into the defense appropriation bill. Maybe our senators and representatives noticed our "No Blood for Oil" signs. So how's this law … Continue reading Signing Statements: What Happened To Our Constitution?