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US Politics & Gov't

Tell the White House: End the War in Afghanistan ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Afghanistan, war, government, americans, world, violence )

Nancy
- 69 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Our government is negotiating a pact with Afghanistan that could keep U.S. soldiers on the ground there through 2024. It's beyond time to bring our troops home and finally end the war in Afghanistan.
US-Funded Hospital in Afghanistan Has 3 Light Bulbs, Forces Staff to Wash Newborns in River Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Afghanistan, corruption, dishonesty, Children at risk, foreign assistance, taxpayers' money )

Kit
- 81 days ago - motherjones.com
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction finds shocking conditions at a facility built with US taxpayer money.
Scarborough Shouts Down Peter King: 'It's Not Our Job to Be the World's Policeman!'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Peter King, Joe Scarborough, Afghanistan, republicans, government, media, news, war, military, troops, elections )

Carrie
- 277 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough yelled at Rep. Peter King (R-NY) because he said that the congressman wanted to continue a war in Afghanistan that started when the soldiers dying today were only children.
The Same Motive for Anti-US 'Terrorism' Is Cited Over and Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, politics, drones, deaths of non combattants, iraq, afghanistan, Muslims, Al Quaeda, American imperialism, Manifest Destiny )

Lynn
- 355 days ago - commondreams.org
... four other serious attempted or successful attacks on US soil by Muslims, and in every case, they emphatically all say the same thing: that they were motivated by the continuous, horrific violence brought by the US and its allies to the Muslim world ...
The Green Party Opposes The New Drone Command Center at Horsham
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, drone command center, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pennsylvania, Green Party of Pennsylvania )

Brian
- 382 days ago - gp.org
Horsham Air Guard Station in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is set to become the nation's new drone command center. In Pakistan alone, drone attacks have killed over 176 children since 2004.
U.S. Air Force Stops Reporting Data on Afghan Drone Strikes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, terror weapons, President Obama, US Air Force, data removal, monthly summaries )

Brian
- 407 days ago - reuters.com
(Reuters) - "With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about air strikes carried out by unmanned planes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries."
Military Industrial Complex, Drones, & Torture   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, endless war, predator drones, terror weapons )

Brian
- 440 days ago - youtube.com
"Are we in perpetual war? It seems like the War on Terror has no end in sight, which brings about the question of who is profiting from the fighting, and whether or not the reasons are ethical. See 1st comment."
Can a People's Movement Ground U.S. Drones?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, terror weapons )

Brian
- 488 days ago - yesmagazine.org
"We know that drones kill civilians and inflame hatred against the United States--but can we stop them?"
Draft US Army Handbook Tells Soldier to Avoid Criticizing Taliban & 'Pedophilia' Or Advocating for Women's Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Army, US Soldiers, Taboo, Taliban, Homosexuality, Pedophilia, Women's Rights, Islamtroops, war, terrorism, corruption )

Rob and J
- 494 days ago - judicialwatch.org
Taboo topics include: "making derogatory comments about the Taliban," "advocating women's rights," "any criticism of pedophilia," "directing any criticism towards Afghans," "mentioning homosexuality and homosexual conduct" or "anything related to Islam."
How Did Your Senators Vote?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, afghanistan, government, withdrawal, troops, politics, americans )

Nancy
- 499 days ago - capwiz.com
The Senate approved legislation this week that asks the president to speed up the U.S. transfer of power to the Afghan government and draw down troops at a faster pace. The amendment to the military authorization bill passed the Senate by a vote of 62-33.
Don't Slow Walk Afghanistan Withdrawal ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, afghanistan, government, withdrawal, troops, politics, americans )

Nancy
- 588 days ago - capwiz.com
We might not see any more votes on Afghanistan in 2012. When the media talks about our troops coming home this month, politicians need to be out there reminding the president and the Pentagon that this war isn't over yet.
Blackwater: The Shadow Army   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Blackwater, Shadow Army, Bush, Iraq, Afghanistan, Katrina )

Dandelion
- 623 days ago - youtube.com
I realize this video was made in 2007, but there are still a lot of people who do not know of Blackwater or what role they play. This is a video that gives background, facts, in hopes the viewer will learn more about this agency and what they are doing.
The Secret Pact With Afghanistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, military bases, President Obama, President Hamid Karzai, decades, War Machine )

Dandelion
- 705 days ago - answercoalition.org
The fine print of the so-called agreement between President Obama and President Hamid Karzai allows for troops and de-facto military bases to remain in Afghanistan well beyond 2014--in fact, for decades to come. The bases will be paid for by U.S. dollars.
Take Action: End U.S. Taxpayer-Financed Human Trafficking ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, Iraq, Afghanistan, Human Trafficking )

Nancy
- 711 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Imagine being in a war zone, confined to a dank, filthy, windowless warehouse for months. You're cut off from communicating with your family and friends back home and unable to leave because your passport has been taken away by a company that had promise
Afghanistan: Will Sarko Bail?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, GOP, Military, Obama, Peace, World )

TomCat
- 821 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
 

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