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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Veneration of the commandments as the source of all laws is a modern-day affectation of the Religious Right.
The Cost of Stupidity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, election theft, GOP Crimes )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st Comment.
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
- 1 day 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.
Poll Results - 9/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, polls )

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

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
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
- 1 day 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!!!
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
- 14 hours 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
- 15 hours 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.
US Congressman Danny Davis Calls for Lifting the Blockade of Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Danny K. Davis, democrats, congress, Israel, Gaza Blockade, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Davis' move is the result of a sustained effort by the Committee for Just Peace in Israel and Palestine (CJPIP), urging the Congressman to advocate for an end to the Israeli occupation and to stop military aid to Israel.
Top US General Won't Rule Out Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State Militants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, U.S., military, troops, ISIL, government, ethics, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - rawstory.com
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission for U.S....
Take Action for Safer Sunscreen Ingredients!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, safety, government )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - action.ewg.org
If you agree that consumers in the United States deserve access to the same ingredients used in sunscreens in the EU, Canada, Japan, and Australia, please tell your senator to support the Sunscreen Innovation Act today.
   

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