All Further Articles for 2009-02-26

Thursday, February 26, 2009
The World Has High Hopes...
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With Winners Like These, Who Needs Losers?
Republicans firing up for new electoral triumphs at a Conservative Political Action Conference have assembled an impressive roster of speakers. They include Rush Limbaugh, Joe the Plumber, former U.N. Ambassador John "There is no such thing as the United Nations" Bolton, RNC chair Michael "open to everything, baby" Steele, and Rep. Michelle – "We're running out of rich people in this country," but God is still on our side as long as we don't harbor un-Americans – Bachmann. Should be, umm, rich.
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To The Women Of Gaza
In honor of the upcoming International Women's Day, CODEPINK is highlighting the plight of women in Gaza and seeking donations to an international delegation's delivery of humanitarian aid there. For as little as $10 per person, they will be giving out packages of everything from food and first-aid materials to soaps and sweets. Their campaign will distribute goods through four Gaza-based groups. To donate or get more information go here.
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Unprecedented: Government Does Something Profoundly Sensible!
In a budget announcement today, word has it that President Obama will ask Congress to raise taxes on the rich and cut Medicare costs – and thus profits to insurance and drug companies, among others – to help provide health care for the uninsured. Redistribute wealth and care for those in need? Amazing. More later.
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