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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
- 1 day 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
- 2 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 6 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
- 10 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
- 13 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
- 14 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.
Rights Groups Sue US Government Over Deportation of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, immigration, congress, ethics, politics, Guatemala, El Salvador, ACLU, legal representation, Eric Holder, obama )

Lynn
- 16 days ago - commondreams.org
The lawsuit, J.E.F.M. v. Holder, was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Wash. It charges the U.S. Department of Justice ... with violating the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment ... and ... requiring a "full and fair hearing" before an immigration judge.
'He's Pulling the Palin': John Fugelsang and Ed Schultz Rip Eric Cantor's 'Special Election' Idea (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Cantor, congress, republicans, ethics, government, politics, news, dishonesty, elections, candidates )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - rawstory.com
Comedian John Fugelsang and MSNBC host Ed Schultz mocked outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on Friday for planning to leave office on Aug. 18, rather than finish his term. "He's pulling the Palin," Schultz said, a dig at Sarah Palin's abrup
House Republicans Vote To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, republicans, obama, politics, government, dishonesty, democrats, congress, americans, usa )

Cal
- 19 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225 to 201 on Wednesday to authorize Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) to sue President Barack Obama and others in his administration for failure to fully implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Satanic Temple Takes Advantage of Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, freedoms, ethics, government, media, law, politics, religion, rights, society, congress, news, healthcare, healthcare, usa, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

David
- 20 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
ST website: "In the coming months, we will be initiating a number of other campaigns to assert our religious protection for women with health needs that are being complicated by unreasonable laws. In order to spread the word about this campaign to those..
Pope Francis Sounds Too Much Like Obama to Be Honored By Congress, Republican Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, House Resolution 440, Pope Francis, Obama, liberal, freedoms, congress, government, ethics, politics, news, republicans )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - rawstory.com
House Resolution 440 aims to "congratulate Pope Francis on his election and recognize his inspirational statements and actions," but according to one Republican backer of the legislation, the resolution is dead because Pope Francis is "sounding like Obama
New Legislation Could Stop Some of NSA's Creepy Big Brother Behaviors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, BIg Brother, NSA, spying on citizens, privacy rights )

Cal
- 20 days ago - takepart.com
Senators argue the NSA shouldn't be allowed to stockpile everyone's telephone records without authorization to investigate.
 

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