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US Politics & Gov't

Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Europe, U.S., ISIL, terrorism, military, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, troops, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of their own nations taking the same action, a new YouGov poll finds.
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
Poll Results - 9/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, polls )

TomCat
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
The Cost of Stupidity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, election theft, GOP Crimes )

TomCat
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st Comment.
Open Thread - 9/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 15 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
OP-ED: 5 Things the Religious Right Needs to Learn About the 10 Commandments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, ReligiousRight, usa, ethics, government, corruption )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
Veneration of the commandments as the source of all laws is a modern-day affectation of the Religious Right.
Republicans Caught in A Colossal Lie About Unemployment Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, republicans, unemployment benefits, congress, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, corruption, economy, lies )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - dailykos.com
Extending benefits to unemployed workers beyond the 26 weeks provided by most states has little effect on the unemployment rate and essentially no impact on labor force participation, a recent working paper released by the Federal Reserve Board found.
I Know You'Ve Been Waiting for Details on the Palin Brawl
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, Sarah Palin, John McCain, crime, brawl, Americans, embarrassing, news )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - dailykos.com
Admit it -- your attempt to ignore the Palin brawl was but a facade -- you're just DYING to know the juicy details of the Thrilla in Wasilla (acutally, it was in Anchorage). Thank you, John McCain, for providing us with this gift that keeps on giving!!!
BRUTAL! With Winter Fast Approaching, Three Governors Slash Funding for Heat and Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: heating assitance, ChrisChristie, GOP, fiscal conservatives, lack of compassion, eniors, helping the greediest, heating assitance, welfare, food stamps, ethics, crime, republicans, usa, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - takepart.com
A COLD WIND BLOWS FOR THE DISADVANTAGED THIS WINTER: Three Republican governors--Chris Christie in New Jersey, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan--are cutting heating assistance programs and thereby blocking residents from receiving inc
Bernie Sanders in Iowa: Soldiers Didn't Die 'So Billionaires Could Buy Elections' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, news, Iowa, Bernie Sanders, politics, Citizen's United, Supreme Court, economy, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said over the weekend that his top priority was overturning the Supreme Court's Citizen's United decision because he did not believe that U.S. armed forces had "fought and died for democracy so that billionaires can buy election
Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: think tanks, USA, NYT, Arab money )

David
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Over 12 prominent Washington think tanks have received tens of millions of dollars from foreign governments while pushing US government officials to adopt policies that often reflect the donors' priorities, an investigation by the NYT has found.
Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders: I'M 'Thinking About Running' in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elections, americans, 2016, Bernie Sanders, usa )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - newsmax.com
"One of the reasons I'm going to Iowa is to get a sense of how people feel about it," he said of his candidacy. "Look, the truth is (there is) profound anger at both political parties, more and more people are becoming independent."
Last Week's Republican Doozies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: InsaniTEA, women's rights )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 9/15/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Terrorist Training Camps in the US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Terrorists, terrorism, Islam, Muslims, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, usa )

Ge
- 1 day ago - military.com
The Spread of Homegrown Terrorists - Islamic training camps in America's back yard. Why are these communities left to flourish in the US?
 

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