Best Use of Tax Dollars – Education? War?

A week of grim news.  The terrible carnage wrought by a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan.  Syria in shambles.  And here at home, conservative wing-nuts are waging war on us women.  How do we combat this onslaught of negativity?  Maybe getting ourselves out in the public arena will help, and what better location than Union Square.  … Continue reading Best Use of Tax Dollars – Education? War?

New Yorkers Suggest Revisions to the Federal Budget

On a lovely midsummer day we took Ms. Gizmo to the streets with her eight categories for allocating federal tax dollars. (See the chart below.) After voters distributed 20 pennies into the eight categories we gave them a War Resisters League flyer to show how discretionary funds are spent in the federal budget. As usual … Continue reading New Yorkers Suggest Revisions to the Federal Budget