Archive: 02/2011

Valentine's Day News Conference to Call for Cutting the Military Budget in Half

This coming Monday, February 14, Nebraskans for Peace is holding a Valentine’s Day news conference at the State Capitol in Lincoln calling on Congress to cut the military budget in half. 

Just as the GOP-led House of Representatives is scheduled to begin debate on slashing government spending to reduce the federal deficit, four NFP spokespeople will make the case that Congressional deficit hawks need look no further than the U.S. military’s trillion-dollar annual budget.

Join us at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 14, on the West Plaza of the State Capitol.

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We Are Poor

Paul Olson
UNL Emeritus Professor

Speaking Our Peace Graphic

We are poor. We now see the wreckage of Nebraska the Good Life… of America the Good Life. Too many of us cannot feed ourselves good food, educate ourselves well, or provide ourselves decent housing. The census says that one in six Americans are poor. 

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