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Entries by Rep. Mike Honda from 03/2011

Rep. King's 2011 House Un-American Activities Committee Targets Muslim Americans

| Posted 03.01.2011 | Politics

My father proudly served in the Military Intelligence Service. Yet when I was a child, we were confined at an internment camp simply because of our Japanese ancestry. Decades later, something similarly sinister is returning to our country.

Amidst Congressional Cuts, the Bipartisan Case for the Peace Corps

| Posted 03.02.2011 | Politics

Through war and conflict, Peace Corps volunteers have delivered to the world an inspiring, uplifting side of humanity that reflects Americans' better nature -- service to others in the common cause of global peace and development.

Republican Education Cuts Killing America's Economic Competitiveness

| Posted 03.09.2011 | Politics

We must make every school as good as the schools in our wealthiest communities. That is exactly why the Department of Education recently launched the Equity and Excellence Commission.

War Internment Lessons: Peter King's Muslim Hearings Will Not Make America Safer

| Posted 03.10.2011 | Politics

The King hearings do little to keep our country secure and do plenty to increase prejudice, discrimination and hate. I thought we learned a lesson or two from my internment camp experience in Colorado. I hope I am not proven wrong.

Our House of Reps Resolution in Response to Japan Earthquake

| Posted 03.15.2011 | World

On March 15, 2011, as a Japanese-American Member of Congress and Chairman Emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, I introduced the following House resolution.

Petraeus' Propaganda War on Congress: The Truth Behind His Testimony

| Posted 03.16.2011 | Politics

Twenty million dollars was spent on the war in Afghanistan just during Gen. David Petraeus's testimony to Congress this morning. This month, we are on track to spend more than $10 billion in Afghanistan. And for what?

President's Libya Speech Does Little to Allay Concerns in Congress

| Posted 03.29.2011 | Politics

If the U.S. wants to lead and inspire the world in setting the standard for good governance, getting the executive-legislative relationship right on matters of war is critical.