While millions of Americans are out of work, losing their homes, losing their savings, their pensions, and their retirement security, we are literally sending pallets of cash overseas to benefit warlords and corrupt politicians.
In its violent commando raid on the Mavi Marmara, the government of Israel showed no concern as to how its conduct may affect the lives of defenseless, innocent people, its friends and allies, and in particular the US.
Seeing the House pass the health care reform bill felt like a moment of triumph. The legislation offers significant improvements for health coverage for many, while ducking the most far-reaching controls on costs. But there are bitter disappointments.
To Dennis Kucinich: You know as well as any one else that this current bill will save millions and that your voting against it will kill millions. Don't slit the throat of health care reform with your pen.