-President Barack Obama. Over the next month, the President and Congress face a tough road toward positive resolve for the fiscal cliff, sequestration, the deficit, and other budget challenges. Your voice matters today just as much as it did on Tuesday — and NPP has all the information you need to understand and participate in [...]Continue Reading "“The role of citizen in our democracy does not end with your vote.”"
After the President’s speech last evening we sent the following members of congress this FAX. Please support the Administration in a balanced approach to solving the debt ceiling. You can help. Just cut and paste this example or add your own statement and FAX. FAX To: Member of Congress, FAX # From: Your name, address and zip code We must compromise on the debt ceiling & pass a balanced approach [...]Continue Reading "FAX to Members of Congress"
New York (CNN) — Let me get this straight. The people who have been preaching the most about the dangers of American decline are right now helping to hasten American decline. Because if America defaults on its debt, not only will we find ourselves in a far deeper fiscal hole, but the full faith and [...]Continue Reading "Our stupid self-inflicted debt crisis"
The real greed lies with those who call us “greedy geezers.”The Greed Over Principle” (GOP) crowd & a corporate run government with unprecedented economic greed, fueled by corruption in politics. The Greedy Geezer story line is really a smokescreen to obscure the role of the really greedy elites who championed unsustainable tax breaks for the rich. Nest [...]Continue Reading "I may be a Geezer but I am not Greedy"
When Congressman Ralph Hall voted to end Medicaid; that was an attack on Texas families like mine. My sister-in-law had a horrid genetic disease called Huntington’s actually she had the Juvenile onset of the disease diagnosed at 18 years old. Her parents took care of her themselves until she was 30 years old and at [...]Continue Reading "What Ralph Hall from Rockwall has done to Us All."
Watch PCCC member Wanda Moser tell her story on MSNBC. Then share your Social Security story! WATCH Video: Representatives read PCCC member stories. When the Republicans tried to cut health care last month, bold members of Congress used the real stories of real people to fight back. Over half the stories read on the House [...]Continue Reading "Progressive Change Campaign Committee"
Rather than focus on creating jobs, House Republicans have begun a comprehensive and radical assault on a woman’s right to choose.
One bill would punish women and businesses with a massive tax increase for insurance that covers the full range of reproductive health care. Another would cut off federal dollars to woman’s health care clinics that offer reproductive health services. Plus, Republicans are refusing to drop their attempt to redefine rape.
Help to stop the GOP plan to redefine rapeContinue Reading "Stop the GOP plan to redefine rape"
Not to interrupt any punch-ups, but the call has gone out across America for a toning down of violent and/or harsh political rhetoric. This is easier said than done.
Still, thanks must go to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., for setting a fine example.
Appearing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” he was asked about the “birther” movement, which seeks President Barack Obama’s birth certificate as the knights of Camelot sought the Holy Grail — except the birthers have a more medieval defiance of logic.Continue Reading "It’s time to play nice, but it’s hard work"
Tonight I addressed the American people on the future we face together. Though at times it may seem uncertain, it is a future that is ours to decide, ours to define, and ours to win. I know we will. Because, after the worst recession in decades, we see an economy growing again. Because, after two years of job losses, we’ve added private-sector jobs for 12 straight months — more than 1 million in all. Because, time after time, when our resolve has been tested, we, as a nation, have always prevailed.Continue Reading "“Will you stand with me as we strive to win the future?” President Barack Obama."