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Fri 12/11 is Don’t Nuke the Climate Call-In Day

Posted by in Environment

REMINDER: TOMORROW (FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11) IS DON’T NUKE THE CLIMATE CALL-IN DAY CALL BOTH YOUR SENATORS: 202-224-3121 December 10, 2009 Dear Friends, Just a reminder: in solidarity with activists in Copenhagen working to keep nuclear power out of any climate agreement–just as nuclear was rejected in 2000–tomorrow is Don’t Nuke the Climate Call-In Day. Please take a few moments to call both your Senators at 202-224-3121 and demand that they oppose any effort to add nuclear subsidies to the Senate climate bill. Just a couple hours ago, Sens. Kerry, Graham…read more


Obama Steals Bush’s Speechwriters

Posted by in Commentary

[From The Progressive] Obama Steals Bush’ Speechwriters By Matthew Rothschild, December 2, 2009 If you closed your eyes during much of the President’ speech on Afghanistan Tuesday night and just listened to the words, you easily could have concluded that George W. Bush was still in the Oval Office. Or, at the very least, that Obama had stolen his speechwriters. Because, like Bush, Obama had barely cleared his throat when out came the first mention of September 11, along with the Bushian line: “We did not ask for this fight.”…read more