News for Greens

Stop $8.3 Billion Taxpayer Loan for New Nuclear Reactors

Posted by in Environment, politics

Big news on Vogtle loan–your actions now can stop it ACT NOW:  HELP STOP $8.3 BILLION TAXPAYER LOAN ENTIRELY. March 30, 2012 Dear Friends, This is big. The $8.3 Billion taxpayer loan for construction of two new reactors at the Vogtle site in Georgia, the centerpiece of the Obama Administration’s support for the “nuclear renaissance,” may be blocked–by the Obama Administration. Please act now and tell President Obama and Energy Secretary Steven Chu to stop these loans for good. And please help us spread the word–in this case, our numbers really matter….read more

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Obama double-crosses Hispanics, then denies it

Posted by in Rights

[From: MySA]  In 2008, Barack Obama promised Hispanics that, if elected, he would make immigration reform a top priority. He broke that promise and went to the other extreme by deporting more than 1.2 million illegal immigrants and breaking up hundreds of thousands of families. Or did he? Despite dozens of newspaper articles and television reports indicating otherwise, apparently Obama never really broke his campaign promise to Hispanics. Says who? Obama. He’s done making excuses; his new strategy is to deny that he has anything to excuse. The president tried out this jaw-dropping argument…read more

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NYT Lets Nameless Official Smear Drone Researchers as Al-Qaeda Fans

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Via Scoop.it – News for GreensNot even a week after Barack Obama declared that not too many civilians die in the CIA’s drone strikes in Pakistan, a new report from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds that “at least 50 civilians” have been killed in rescues attempts, 20 in strikes on funerals, with at least 282 total civilians killed since Obama took office.Via www.fair.org

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