Grant legal status to hard-working, tax-paying immigrants;
give up the illusion that law enforcement alone will solve immigration
Insure funding for programs with proven success
rehabilitating violent youths and avoid the failures of the prison
Elect a Democratic Congress in 2006; restore ethics to
Congress; block the appointment of cronies to key
posts; stop the politicization of science.
Establish a first-rate education system to draw on our
greatest untapped human resource: the children of our inner cities.
Give small farmers and ranchers help to compete with global
agricultural giants; enact farmer-friendly solutions to existing
destructive trade policies.
Rein in political and business interests that degrade the
environment; pass the Apollo Energy Act to provide incentives for clean
We need a unified security budget to coherently allocate
dollars to the military, homeland security and peacemaking efforts abroad.
Elect Congressional candidates who promise to end the
occupation of Iraq and bring our soldiers home.
Insure that the federal purse supports a progressive vision of economic
progress that benefits all Americans.
Pass new legislation to insure the best healthcare for
America's military personnel and make the Veterans Administration a
model healthcare system.