“rad mennonite” at Daily Kos, noticing with chagrin that the new Democratic Congress can’t even get a non-binding resolution about Iraq right, reminds anti-war liberals that “the power of the purse” doesn’t begin and end with Congress.
As Feingold reminded his colleagues, “The power of the government rests with the people.” He was referring to the powerful statement made by the people and for the people on . The fact is, though, we have more than the power of the vote. We have the power of the purse: our own purses.
“rad mennonite” goes on to give a good overview of war tax resistance to the Kos crowd.