Congress has two choices. It can approve the air strikes and some Americans will still
believe that the United States has a functioning democracy, or congress can deny authorization for war, and Obama, will most likely launch air strikes anyway.
For most, this will once and for all, removing any preconceptions that America has a functioning democracy.
On December 7th, 2008, A vigil was held in Chattanooga, TN for Troy Anthony Davis. Troy faces the death penalty and was convicted purely on eye witness testimony. Seven of the nine eye witnesses have since recanted their statements claiming they were coerced into testifying.
On November 8th 2008, Sequatchie Valley Institute, a group dedicated to sustainable living, organized a benefit concert at JJ's Bohemia in Chattanooga, TN to help raise money for the Beehive Collective and to raise awareness about Mountain Top Removal.