Women would have to register for the draft under an amendment added to an annual defense bill Wednesday.
“If we want equality in this country, if we want women to be treated precisely like men are treated and that they should not be discriminated against, then we should support a universal conscription,” Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said.
With the defeat of Donna Edwards, Margaret Flowers is the only pro-single payer healthcare candidate in the race. If you live in Maryland, I suggest you take a look at her.
Watching the evening news I caught a report by Andrea Mitchell on the Nuclear Security Conference that is now being held, appropriately enough, on April Fools Day. It is obviously part of a PR effort to build international support for our shiny new war on ISIS. Read more about Andrea Mitchell's April Fools Joke
“There’s definitely an elevated concern expressed in the cloakroom and members-only elevators, and other places, about the impact of a Sanders nomination on congressional candidates,” Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said.
It is no longer on his campaign website, but through the magic of the wayback machine,. we can publish Bernie Sanders' plan to create worker cooperatives Read more about Bernie Sanders plan to create worker cooperatives
I think that this comment at Slashdot sums up my feeling:
From what the news stories are saying, this firewall-dropping was happening repeatedly. So:
I just despair listening to Sam Seder and reading Matt Taibbi's Twitter feed. Neither one can bring themselves to admit the obvious, Trump is in it to win it. He should be taken at his word. Trump wants to be president. If he wins he will follow through on his promise to create a data base of Muslims, close their mosques, and force them to wear insignia. He will also round up all the Hispanics and deport them. He will also ramp up the wars in the Middle East and South Asia. Read more about Trump means it
expert complaining about Sander's economic proposals:
If public college were to be tuition-free, private universities may be forced to cut tuition rates as well
no kidding, that is the general idea. Read more about feature not a bug