We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
Senator Rubio says the theologians haven't decided yet how old the earth is. Theologians? What about geologists? The Republican party is very leery of scientists because they may teach children things contrary to their parents' religion-based prejudices. This is no way to operate in the 21st century. Our favorite economist, Paul Krugman, has a few interesting things to say.