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US Politics & Gov't

Caught on Tape: What Mitch McConnell Complained About to a Roomful of Billionaires(Exclusive) - The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, americans, constitution, candidates, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, politics, media, republicans, democrats, freedoms )

Wild
- 19 hours ago - thenation.com
At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.
'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
- 1 day 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."
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
- 6 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
Do Your Job Congress - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Petition, Do Your Job, hurt economy, do nothing, work for the people )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Republican Congress has vowed to do nothing every since President Obama was elected. Their tactics have shut down the government, delayed the return of a strong economy, and hurt the American people.
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
- 6 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
McConnell's Plan to Shut Down Obama (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, elections, ethics, dishonesty, Obama, obstructionism, government shutdown, corruption, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - politico.com
Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown.
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
- 10 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
- 12 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..
"How America's Police Became An Army"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 12 days ago - newsweek.com
This "Newsweek" story describes how our Federal Government, in the 1990's, paved the way for the police in Ferguson, Mo., to present like an armed forces division.
OP-ED: Paul Ryan's Welfare Reform Ideas Are Even Worse Than You Think
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: welfare reform, Paul Ryan's plan, politics, government, dishonesty, ethics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 12 days ago - thenation.com
New research shows us that the plan would deepen the damage already inflicted by eighteen years of reforming welfare out of existence.
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
- 15 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.
Despite Potential Groundswell, Congress Reluctant to Recognize Palestinian Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Palestine, IDF, Americans, human rights, world, war, politics, government, ethics, congress, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - mondoweiss.net
If the polls are to be believed, the days of unconditional US support for Israel are numbered. Younger American voters are increasingly blaming the IDF for the wanton havoc it wreaks in occupied Palestine.
Michele Bachmann: Tax Immigrants at 100% to Stop Them From Sending Money to Families (TEXT and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michele Bachmann, Tea Party Republicans, immigration law, ethics, corruption, congress, government, propaganda, politics, freedoms, Americans, abuse )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - rawstory.com
Bachmann opined that the solution to the crisis was to "deport right on the border," and to confiscate Americans' land if needed to "build a real fence." "What I believe we should do is have a 100 percent tax on remittances, the money that illegal...
Why the Latino Vote Matters in 2014 Midterms: Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Latno vote, immigration issue, government, congress, elections, news, media )

Cal
- 23 days ago - csmonitor.com
In the battle for control of the US Senate, only one key state in 2014 has a significant Latino population. But the midterms are a dress rehearsal for 2016, and both parties see immigration as a defining issue for their voters.
 

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