"Love your neighbor as yourself.”-- Jesus
We all know that there are some folks out there who picked up the phone today and called a few of their friends and were able to send tens of thousands of dollars or more into the coffers of some right wing candidate or PAC. A few others walked into a congressional office and had conversations today that protected or increased their corporate welfare subsidies to the tune of millions.
Meanwhile, countless other Americans are going hungry or homeless.
The refusal of the House Republican leadership to even allow another vote to extend unemployment benefits to 2 million Americans whose benefits expired in December has caught the attention of many of us. Being caring people and good progressives, many of us have dutifully let our voices be heard through petitions and calls to Congress. Although this is certainly a good thing, there is more we can do.
Recently, that got clearer to me. I found out that one of my friends Maure, a passionate activist and
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