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NETWORK thanks all the members of Congress who voted in support of the McGovern-Jones amendment. We hope that the president receives this as a message that the country knows we need to change course in Afghanistan. Read more
Fr. John S. Rausch reminds us that, "with wealth comes power. Translated into politics, the super-rich can inordinately influence legislation and special interest tax breaks." Meanwhile, people of less means are forced "to face their own financial tsunami." Read more
Yesterday, the Senate made a terrible decision! They disallowed a bill which would eliminate the giving away $20 billion from the taxes we all pay. This $20 billion goes to the big five oil companies (not affecting the smaller local oil companies), which raked in over $10 billion in profits (not total revenue) in just the first three months of this year. Read more