Give the U.S. a voice for persons with disabilities of the world

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Blog, Global Affairs | 0 comments

Give the U.S. a voice for persons with disabilities of the world It is time for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee to re-open negotiations on the U. N. Disability Treaty, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), so the treaty can come to the Senate floor for a ratification vote.    Parties, meaning countries ratifying the CRPD, to the Convention promote, protect, and ensure the full enjoyment of human, equal...

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We don’t need Ernst’s Palin-esque rhetoric

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Blog, Elections | 0 comments

    The Iowa US Senate race is shaping up to be a choice between a uniter, Rep Bruce Braley and a divider, Joni Ernst. Ernst is using the Sarah Palin divisive hyper partisan playbook in her call for the President’s impeachment in a video during the GOP primary. Rep Bruce Braley’s commitment to ending gridlock and finding common ground has just been confirmed with his award by the bipartisan group No Labels with their Problem Solver...

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