‘Unprecedented, Wasteful, and Obscene’: House Approves $1.48 Trillion Pentagon Budget

July 26, 2019 by Common Dreams “Wanna know how broken and captured Washington is by the Pentagon and the corruption of our nation’s ‘defense’ budget? Well, look no further than the soon to be enacted budget ‘deal.’” by Jake Johnson, staff writer President Donald Trump arrives to speak after touring… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions ~ Events for Fri. 7/26 – Wed, 7/31 + In August – 30 Days of Action to Close the Camps @ ICE – SF (from Adrienne Fong)

A few upcoming events Please encourage groups you are involved in to post their events on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12    Thank you to all who are posting there! Check Indybay for other postings. ARTICLES: A. Mediterranean shipwreck takes 2019 migrant death toll past 600 – July 26, 2019 https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN1UL0V2-OZATP B. Israel begins deportation… Continue reading

Nadler: We’re Pursuing a De Facto Impeachment Inquiry

The Judiciary Committee chairman resisted using the actual word. But he said his oversight efforts were, in effect, an effort to determine whether Trump should go. Sam Brodey Congressional Reporter Published 07.26.19 (thedailybeast.com) House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said on Friday that his committee was “in effect” conducting an impeachment… Continue reading

Pelosi Concerned Outspoken Progressive Flank Of Party Could Harm Democrats’ Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards

July 25, 2019 (theonion.com) WASHINGTON—Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, but if they continue to aggressively push their agenda… Continue reading