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Rep. Patrick Kennedy Calls Out Media for Not Covering Afghanistan Debate

From the floor of the House, Rep. Patrick Kennedy shamed the media for ignoring the debate over the war in Afghanistan, calling the Washington Press Corps. “despicable” for only have two representatives present. Kennedy was speaking in regards to Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s resolution that forced a debate on the war in Afghanistan today. Kennedy calls the press out, saying they care more about the ethics scandal surrounding Rep. Eric Massa than a war that has cost nearly a thousand American lives, countless lives of Afghans and has cost billions of dollars. (Source)

Joint statement: Grassroots groups respond to Trump's decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal

  Joint statement by Beyond the Bomb, CREDO, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Indivisible, J Street, MoveOn.org Civic Action, NIAC Action, Peace Action, VoteVets, Win Without War, and Women’s Action for New Directions on Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear agreeme[...]

The Forever War

  Sixteen years ago this weekend, the United States went to war in Afghanistan. After spending trillions of dollars and losing countless lives, more than ten thousand American troops are still fighting in Afghanistan, continuing decades of armed conflict that has no military solution. Thi[...]