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.
Tom Edsall had a great deal to say yesterday about the cancerous proliferation of 501(c)3's, 501(c)4's, and so forth. They claim tax exempt status (and are shocked, shocked when the IRS questions that) and pour money into political campaigns. We think the American Anti-corruption Act would help clean this up. See www.represent.us. Click the link and read this NY Times Opinionator piece.