I started posting on HowieinSeattle in 11/04, following progressive American politics in the spirit of Howard Dean's effort to "Take Our Country Back." I decided to follow my heart and posted on seattleforbarackobama from 2/07 to 11/08.--"Howie Martin is the Abe Linkin' of progressive Seattle."--Michael Hood.
Friday, June 12, 2009
"House, Senate Reach Deal On War Spending Bill" (audio)
House and Senate negotiators reached agreement on a $100 billion bill to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through September. Lawmakers also dropped their outright opposition to letting Guantanamo detainees enter the United States.