Category Archives: nuclear disarmament

How to save $100 billion per year (via IPPNW peace and health blog)

The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War offer a way to save $100 billion per year. It is time to cut spending on nuclear weapons development. Nuclear weapons should be outlawed. Bruce Blair of Global Zero has just … Continue reading

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President Obama Highlights Importance of Education to Win the Future of America

President Obama gave his State of the Union Speech Tonight, 1/25/11 and urged Americans to Win the Future “We do big things. From the earliest days of our founding, America has been the story of ordinary people who dare to … Continue reading

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The Most Productive Lame-Duck Session since 1960s

Senate Republicans break with their Minority Leader and Vote to Ratify the New START Treaty President Barack Obama said on Dec. 22, 2010: “This has been a Season of Progress for the American People.” Presidential Press Conference on a Historic … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts for 1-2% will Certainly Create Huge Deficit

Why do Republicans insist that Tax Cuts for the Top 1-2% Earners in the U.S. will create jobs? This is a myth. Tax Cuts for TOP 1-2% and Certainty Myth of Jobs The Bush tax cuts have been in place … Continue reading

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Obama Compromise with Republicans a Decision to Benefit All Americans

President Obama explained in his press conference today that he made a decision to work with Republicans in a compromise in order to help all Americans. He refused to allow the Republicans to hold the American people hostage for unemployment … Continue reading

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Time to Pass the New START Treaty in December 2010

According to former Republican arms control negotiator Richard Burt, Republicans may be stalling on passage of the New START because they have never passed an arms control treaty under a Democratic Congress and/or a Democratic President. It has nothing to do with the merits of the Treaty and it’s all about partisan politics. Burt and 5 former Republican Secretaries of State urge passage of the New START Treaty for the sake of improved national security. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Senator Kyl to Ratify the START Treaty Now

An Open Letter to Senator Jon Kyl: Dear Senator Kyl please join together with Republican Senator Lugar and ratify the New START Treaty as soon as possible in this current session of Congress. This Treaty has broad bipartisan support amongst military leaders and foreign policy experts of both parties. This Treaty will make the U.S. safer and promote peaceful relations between the U.S. and Russia in reducing the threat of nuclear weapons that affects all people around the world. Do the right thing by putting aside petty partisan politics and fearmongering and pass this treaty now. Continue reading

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Senator Lugar Urges Republicans and Democrats to Do Their Duty and Pass the New START Treaty Now

Elder Statesman, Senator Lugar, Stands up to Republican Leadership on the New START Treaty and calls for Immediate Passage of the Treaty before 2011 On Wednesday, 11/17/2010, Senator Lugar at a press conference with Senator Kerry and Secretary of State … Continue reading

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“Fair Game” a Must-See Film about the Outing of Valerie Plame and Abuse of Power

Valerie Plame, True-Life Jane Bond in Stopping Nuclear Proliferation Valerie Plame risked her life for her country for over 20 years while working for the CIA as a covert counter-proliferation operative. She moved throughout the middle east as a non-official … Continue reading

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Historic Middle East Peace Process Begins

Historic Mideast talks began in Washington D.C. on September 1, 2010 between Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. President Obama said: “It is the path of resolve and determination, where compromise is possible, and old conflicts, at long last, can end.” Continue reading

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