Betsy DeVos is Simply Unqualified

If you’re on this site, chances are you are deeply opposed to the philosophical positions of Betsy DeVos, nominee for Secretary of Education. This short missive is directed solely at her objective lack of any experience or education that would qualify her for the position. Call or write your U.S. Senators. I am calling to ask you to vote against confirming Betsy DeVos as my Secretary of Education due to […]

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OneWest Consent Order

Let’s Hear From Steve Mnuchin’s OneWest Customers

On Thursday, January 19, the Senate Finance Committee will hold its hearing on the nomination of Steve Mnuchin for Secretary of our Treasury Department. Here are two paragraphs from the letter sent by Senators Menendez, Warren, Stabenow, Blumenthal, Franken, Markey, Van Hollen, Durbin, Hirono, Casey, Merkley, Gillibrand, Cardin, Brown, Sanders, Booker, Duckworth, Feinstein, Murphy, Peters, Hassan, Murray, Whitehouse, Baldwin, and Shaheen. to Orrin Hatch asking for outside witnesses to testify at […]

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Jeff Sessions

Push Back on Jeff Sessions

Call or write today-here are names and numbers for the Senate Judiciary Committee, and what to say. This New York Times editorial lays out the case against a quick confirmation of Jeff Sessions, Mr. Trump’s nominee for Attorney General. Here is a link to the Alliance for Justice site detailing what’s missing from Mr. Sessions’ submissions to the Office of Government Ethics. The Times article has some additional links to reliable sources […]

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Objecting to Scott Pruitt as Head of EPA

President-elect Trump plans to nominate Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. I have very strong objections to this appointment. Mr. Pruitt has proudly fought for six years against the Clean Power Plan. His understanding of the world is informed more by faith than by science, which is fine by me until it impacts my air, water and sea level. He will do everything he can to gut the […]

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