Tag Archives: Barbara Lee

Rep. Barbara Lee, Who Cast Sole Vote After 9/11 Against “Forever Wars,” on Need for Afghan War Inquiry

“Let us not become the evil we deplore.” And with those words, Oakland Congressmember Barbara Lee rocked the House, the Capitol, this country, the world, the lone voice of more than 400 congressmembers.

Polly Mann: Yes, There Is A Woman Opposed to War in Washington, D.C.

Mann: For years now, we have seen a handful of powerful women in Washington proving that they are as aggressive as any man and sometimes even more aggressive as players on the world stage pushing the U.S. to go to war. Isn’t it time to listen to a woman like Barbara Lee who advocates against going to war?

Evergreene Digest: Emergency — Another Iraq War Vote Coming! and The Fall of Iraq: What You’re Not Being Told

We need to say NO. American combat forces didn’t help last time and they won’t help this time. What is happening in Iraq is tragic and awful, but we should use the Hippocratic oath for foreign policy — first do no harm. Please join us. Alan Grayson <alangrayson@graysonforcongress.com> Evergreene Digest Editor’s Note: Even though you […]

Congress: End Endless War and Stop Becoming “the Evil That We Deplore”

Congress: End Endless War and Stop Becoming “the Evil That We Deplore” by Norman Solomon  Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by Common Dreams Congress waited six years to repeal the Tonkin Gulf Resolution after it opened the bloody floodgates for the Vietnam War in August 1964. If that seems slow, consider the continuing failure of Congress to repeal the […]

Alice Walker> Democratic Womanism

Democratic Womanism: By Alice Walker January 2, 2012 – from her official website: http://alicewalkersgarden.com/2012/01/ Wangari Maathai: who remembered the beautiful bountifulness of her land before the colonial invaders laid waste to it and resolved to bring it back to health by planting trees.  Rest in Well Done; beloved sister of our clan. “Traditionally capable, as in: […]