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US Politics & Gov't

Georgia Activists Confront GOP Rejection of Medicaid as Moral Mondays Spread Across South
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, healthcare, u.s., politics, news, government, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
"Medicaid expansion now!" was the rallying cry this week of a rising grassroots movement spreading across the South.
New Report: Fortune 100 Companies Have Received $1.2 Trillion in Corporate Welfare Recently
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, Corporate Welfare, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military )

Kit
- 28 days ago - truth-out.org
Military contractors, oil companies and banks are the biggest 'welfare queens' around.
Eleven Years Ago: The Questions the Media Didn't Ask Before We Went to War in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 28 days ago - thenation.com
Just over eleven years ago, President George W. Bush held a widely watched televised press conference, as his self-imposed deadline for launching an invasion of Iraq neared.
Money in Hyping the Generational War Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, elderly, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, Medicare, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity )

Kit
- 30 days ago - truth-out.org
At the same time that we are seeing growing support for proposals to increase Social Security benefits it appears that we are witnessing another set of calls for generational warfare.
When Hope Turns Rancid: LBJ and Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

Kit
- 32 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 35 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
ONE MILLION STRONG REJECTING PAUL RYAN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Paul Ryan, budget, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, republicans, politics, congress )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to help us reach ONE MILLION STRONG rejecting any Paul Ryan budget that pushes tax breaks for the top 1% while slashing vital services for middle class Americans.
Headline Writers Must Have Worked Overtime On New ABC News/Washington Post Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, polls, media, elections, candidates, congress, government, propaganda, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, economy, politics, democrats )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - nationalmemo.com
James Carville called me early this morning to talk about the new ABC News/Washington Post poll, reported under the banner, "Poll: Democrats' advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge."
Michele Bachmann: 'Thank God' for Putting the Koch Brothers 'on Our Side' (TEXT and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brothers, Michele Bachmann, dishonesty, lies, ethics, americans, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - rawstory.com
"I just thank God that there's a billionaire or two on our side," Bachmann told conservative radio host Lars Larson during an interview at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference. "All the billionaires seem to be on the radical left, so...
Ann Coulter: Cruel for Rich People Not to Shame Poor People for Having Too Much Sex (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ann Coulter, ethics, politics, republicans, dishonesty, propaganda, freedoms, lies )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - rawstory.com
"No, shaming is good. It's almost a cruel and insensitive thing for the upper classes, the educated, the college graduates, to refuse to tell poor people 'keep your knees together before you get married.'"
Conservative Leader Caught on Live Mic: 'The Jews Are the Problem' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, conservative leader, Southern Poverty Law Center, bigotry, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, lies, propaganda, republicans, news, ethics )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - rawstory.com
Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin (retired), the executive vice president of the conservative Family Research Council, was caught on a "hot mic" on Thursday joking that "the Jews are the problem" to an Israeli reporter and pitching his theory about...
ABC Reporter Grills Ted Cruz: 'Bizarre' to Keep Saying Obama Will Repeal Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ted Cruz, Obamacare, government, republicans, propaganda, politics, healthcare, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, congress, lies, media )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) dumbfounded ABC's Jonathan Karl in a recent interview by sticking to his claim that President Barack Obama will be forced to repeal his signature health care reform law.
Peabody Energy Lobbyist Schools Legislators on Getting More ALEC Travel Perks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, Lobbies, media, propaganda )

Kit
- 39 days ago - truth-out.org
The presentation by Peabody lobbyist Wendy Lowe, recipient of the ALEC "State Chair of the Year" award in 2012, happened during a closed-door session for ALEC state chairs, during the organization's annual meeting in Chicago in August 2013, [....]
Bernie Sanders: "I Am Prepared To Run for President of the United States"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, freedoms, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, Independent candidate, goodnews, politics, Senator Bernie Sanders )

Kit
- 41 days ago - truth-out.org
Bernie Sanders says he is "prepared to run for president of the United States." That's not a formal announcement. A lot can change between now and 2016, and the populist senator from Vermont bristles at the whole notion of a permanent campaign.
These States Still Ban Cohabitation, Sex Toys... And Gay Marriage (INFOGRAPHIC)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, laws, society, gay marriage, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, crime, politics )

Carrie
- 41 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying.
 

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