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.
The UK has a parliamentary system that would likely make short work of the Obama government. In this country we have something called "lame duck." Here's how the Guardian views the convulsed Washington scene.