Sunday, October 17, 2010

Faux News asks 7 Times, but Fiorina Fails To Give One Solution To Cut Spending

Via ThinkProgress:

Today on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace gave Fiorina a chance to lay out her actual plan. Touting her “tough, bottom-line business executive” motto, Wallace pointed out that Fiorina also wants “to extend all, all the Bush tax cuts which would add $4 trillion dollars to the deficit…where are you going to find $4 trillion dollars to cut?” But when Fiorina retreated to recycled response of government waste and an earmarks ban, a frustrated Wallace begged Fiorina seven times to “name one single entitlement expenditure you’re willing to cut” because “that’s where the money is.” Fiorina’s only response? “You’re asking a typical political question”.

Video here.

Amnesty International USA in SF for 50th Anniversary Conference

You can register online for the 50th Anniversary Annual Conference of Amnesty International USA. It will be held in San Francisco on March 18-20, 2011. If you register by January 15, 2011, the regular rate is $90 member, $100 non-member.

March 18 - 20, 2011
The Fairmont Hotel
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
The conference promises amazing speakers, prominent human rights leaders, and special celebrity guests, as well as panel discussions of AIUSA's core human rights campaigns and new strategies for mobilizing the human rights movement on both local and national levels. It's an opportunity to gain skills in human rights advocacy, volunteering and community organizing.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Quote of the Week

It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.

--Robert F. Kennedy