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US Politics & Gov't

'The Congress Shall Have Power ... to Declare War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, government, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 26 minutes ago - theatlantic.com
Absent a declaration of war or a statutory authorization from Congress, the president can't introduce the U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities save in "a national emergency created by attack upon the United States."
Speaker Boehner's Lawyer Is Charging The American Taxpayer $500 An Hour To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, Boehner's lawsuit, corruption, crime, ethics, government, politics, republicans, u.s. )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Last January, a Washington attorney named David Rivkin co-authored an article in Politico Magazine that laid out a legal theory that Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) now plans to use to sue President Obama because the president is not implementing Obamacare fa
Hillary Clinton Just Lost the White House in Gaza -- Same Way She Lost It in Iraq the Last Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Hilary Clinton, Israel, Gaza, elections, politics, government, democrats, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Hillary's done it again. Her pro-war comments in that famous interview two weeks ago have painted her into a right wing neoconservative corner. In 2016, a Democratic candidate will again emerge to run to her left and win the party base, again because...
Protect FDA Drug Safety Laws PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, interesting, humans, health, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, americans, abuse, corporate, corruption, consumers, disease, healthcare, drugs, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks )

Robert
- 4 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
Anti-Occupation Activists in New York Blast United Jewish Appeal for Supporting Attacks on Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BDS, JVP. freedoms, end all US aid to ISRAEL, END THE OCCUPATION-WAR ON gAZA-SIEGE 201, death, children, laws of war violations, BDS, Americans, constitution, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, news, propaganda, war, congress, terrorism )

Jess
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Members of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) gathered outside the offices of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies in New York today, criticizing the group's support for Israel's policy towards Gaza, including the blockade
Innocent Before Proven Guilty? The Bizarre Bipartisan Rush to Clear Rick Perry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Perry, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, congress, americans, politics, usa, media )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theweek.com
Even if Perry gets off scot-free -- which is far from inevitable -- that shouldn't erase a long history of dubious quid pro quos
Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

Lynn
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
U.S. Commandos Tried To Rescue Foley And Other Hostages
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Obama, James Foley, Americans, military, rescue mission, government )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
A United States Special Operations team tried and failed to rescue James Foley and other Americans held hostage in Syria during a secret mission earlier this summer authorized by President Obama, senior administration officials said Wednesday.
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Koch Brothers, elections, congress, ethics, government, politics, tea party, republicans, SupremeCourt, freedoms, corruption, dishonesty, candidates )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.For decades, our democracy was shielded from the corrosive influence of big money.The Supreme Court and Citizen's United has...
HAVE YOU READ: Rick Perry's Guide to Abusing Gubernatorial Power?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, news, media, lies, republicans, usa )

David
- 10 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
The grand jury found Perry on several counts of abuse of power. The first count highlighted Perry's abuse of official capacity; "with intent to harm another, to-wit, Rosemary Lehmberg, and the PUI of Travis County District Attorney's Office" misused gov..
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, government, news, propaganda, politics, money, society, humans )

Robert
- 14 days ago - dccc.org
The Koch brothers spent over $400 million in 2012--and they've pledged to spend over $300 million this year. Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.
CO Republican: Fracking Is Okay, It's Natural for Water to Burn. 'Indians' Used It for Warmth.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, Colorado, fracking, environment, dishonesty, republicans, ethics, lies, politics, politics )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
A Colorado Republican state senator justified the practice of hydraulic fracturing -- commonly known as "fracking" -- by saying that the presence of burnable amounts of methane gas in drinking water is a perfectly natural phenomenon.
Bernie Sanders Says He Has a 'Damn Good Platform' to Run for President in 2016 (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, elections, Americans, democrats, democratic socialism, government, politics, news, economy, freedoms, healthcare )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't afraid to be called a socialist. In fact, the Vermont Independent proudly labels himself a Democratic socialist. Sanders described his credo as a fight to protect America's working class from what he sees as the threat of an...
Senator Udall, STOP the BLM Roundup of WILD Mustangs in Placitas, NM ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BLM, Wild Mustang Roundup, Placitas NM, Americans, due process, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
No DUE PROCESS for PLACITANS - WILD HORSES! WHOA court cases still ON in state AND federal court! Sept. 29. Sign this petition and tell them these horses BELONG on the BLM lands in Placitas. THEIR OVERALL FATE AND THE BLM IS ENTIRELY IN THEIR HANDS...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fix the Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, dishonesty, SupremeCourt, Vtoing Rights Act, elections, corruption, americans )

Cal
- 17 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Last summer, the right-wing ideologues on the United States Supreme Court handed down a shameful decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act, ending 40 years of protection for minorities against discriminatory and unfair attempts to limit voting based on
 

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