Monthly Archives: September 2009

Avaaz.org Organized a Great Awareness Day About Climate Change Issues

Avaaz.org helped organize a worldwide effort to bring greater awareness to the issue of global climate change through creative events that urged world leaders meeting in New York at the UN Summit on Climate Change to step up and take appropriate action to save the planet. Yugratna Srivastav, a thirteen year old passionate Indian girl, addressed world leaders at the Summit and urged them to work together and act now to protect the earth from the ravages of climate change and pollution. Continue reading

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Stop the Hate Polls about President Obama

It’s time to completely end the hate speech and hate polls about President Obama. Political dissent is one thing and hate speech is another. It’s possible to have a different opinion without resulting to verbal and psychological abuse through hate speech that could lead to much more. Continue reading

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Celebrate the International Day of Peace: It’s Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

The International Day of Peace celebrated yearly on September 21st is a perfect day to renew the call for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons and an end to war as a means of settling conflict. Continue reading

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Sen. Baucus Health Care Reform Bill Needs More Reform to Work!

77% of all Americans want the public option along side private insurance. So why did Max Baucus fail to include it in the Finance Committee Health Care Reform Bill? Will democrats support the majority of Americans on including the public option? Continue reading

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Civil Discourse Please: Dialogue and Listening

Is there some sort of crazy gene floating around the internet these days? Why else would there be people saying President Obama is the anti-christ or that he is like Hitler? I do not see the relationship or resemblance. In … Continue reading

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Time to End Racism Against President Obama

Former President Jimmy Carter said the frequently unmentioned thing, “racism” in this country exists and may well have been at the heart of Rep. Joe Wilson’s rude outburst during President Obama’s speech. However, the sad thing is that many people may be unaware of their own racist attachments. Continue reading

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Congress Passed Resolution Against Rep. Joe Wilson’s “You Lie” Breach of House Decorum Rules

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution 240 to 179 disapproving Rep. Joe Wilson’s violation of House Rules Code of Conduct when he unceremoniously shouted “You Lie!” to the President during a national televised speech at a jt. session of congress. Wilson had ample time to apologize to the House for his uncivil behavior towards President Obama during his nationwide speech on Health Care Reform. The resolution admonishing Wilson’s uncivil actions is solely to uphold well-established Rules of Decorum instituted by the House in 1909. Wilson violated those rules and should be properly called out for doing so. Continue reading

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The Non-Apology of Rep. Joe Wilson Shows Hidden Claws of Racism

Does Rep. Joe Wilson’s non-apology to President Obama show hidden claws of racism? Maureen Dowd’s recent op-ed piece, “Boy, Oh, Boy” affirms this concern. It’s time to end the demagoguery clogging our media airwaves and engage in true dialogue on health care reform and other pressing proposals. Continue reading

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Why The Public Option Works

Robert Reich clearly explains in a video on You-Tube why the public option works and why cooperatives may not work as well. Reich encourages us to make our voices heard now and to stop being scared by right wing media and political pundits. Continue reading

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President Obama Says Health Care Reform a Moral Issue for the U.S.

CNN poll shows that 67% support President Obama’s health care reform proposals outlined in the health care speech on September 9, 2009. Continue reading

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