MainLine Peace Action/DelMont PDA

March 22, 2011

Why Congress Votes The Way It Does

Filed under: New Priorities — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 3:46 pm

Read all about the kinds of investments congressmen have in defense contractors.  No wonder they have trouble voting again $1000 toilet seats and the   F-35.

http://www.alternet.org/world/81915/

March 17, 2011

Call Your Congressman About Ending the War

Filed under: New Priorities — Tags: , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 5:44 am

Call 202-224-3121 and tell yourcongressman to vote with Dennis Kucinich to end the war. Or click here for details.

http://www.pdamerica.org/m/bclqyv4q/html

January 27, 2011

Republicans Split on Cutting Military Spending

Filed under: 25% solution, New Priorities — Tags: , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:34 am

It’s one thing to campaign on cutting spending (as the Tea Party candidates did), but it’s another to actually make some cuts, especially in the Pentagon budget (where the money is).  And if a Republican congressman has a big military base in his district, or if he got buckets of campaign money from defense contractors, what’s he to do?

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/27/us/politics/27pentagon.html?hp