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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.
What is the Minnesota Connection? “This isn’t a case of a few isolated billionaires backing one extremist politician. It’s a case of an entire industry filling the campaign coffers of politicians who’ve waged war on our democracy. In the 2020 election cycle alone, the oil and gas industries gave some $9.3 million to lawmakers who refused to certify the 2020 election results.”
The “democracy” that ten years of US war and occupation left behind in Iraq. Phyllis Bennis Institute for Policy Studies May 3, 2013 Posted by Portside on May 4, 2013 Phyllis Bennis Facebook News from the Middle East is growing more dire by the day. And unfortunately, most of the news from our own officials and influential […]