It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.
The Koch Brothers have funneled $60 million to organizations supporting the denial of climate change, and that only covers 1997 to 2010.
Peter Alduino, the author of The Citizen Leader, promotes the core belief that we are “co-creators of the world we live in,” thereby contributing to the character of the society around us.
The documentary makes it clear that the people pushing back are up against very heavy hitters. This includes representatives from both political parties, lobbyists for varied interests, as well as the coal industry.
“Attacks on clean air and the federal agency charged with protecting the environment and the health of Americans is an unpopular position with most Americans, including those in nine key 2012 battleground states.”
Boxer zoned in on the TRAIN Act”. She didn’t mince words. “Let me be clear,” she pronounced. “This is a dangerous train. It is a train wreck, and it has to be stopped.”
I think in the currency of cycles: time passed, changes that have occurred, looking back, shifting forward.
Yacoobi sees education as the portal to rebuilding her country. In the mid-1990s, she created and implemented a network of eighty underground home schools after the Taliban outlawed education for girls.
There were enough hyperlinks from correspondence and listservs to keep me on the periphery of the stressful world I had vowed to put aside for a week.
Lorin Walker, Alternate Delegate from Washington state who is on the Veterans policy team for Obama, had stronger words to characterize McCain’s voting record on the needs of those in the country’s armed forces. “His service to those who serve has been deplorable. His voting record stands at 20% pro-veteran.”