US. Representative Pete Stark, who has served in congress since 1973, will hold a town meeting in Alameda, from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, in council chambers at City Hall. Stark, who holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business and made his fortune in banking before turning to public service, regularly tours through the towns in his district to hear from voters like us.
Stark was an early opponent of the Iraq War, speaking on the House floor against the resolution authorizing military force in Iraq on October 10, 2002. He said, in part (my source here is Wikipedia):
Well then, who will pay? School kids will pay. There’ll Continue Reading