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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Detroit to Turn the Taps Back on: Water Is a Human Right!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, politics, safety, health, safety, news, humanrights, ethics, dishonesty, business, corporate, corruption, consumers, politics, society )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - credomobilize.com
Residents who owe as little as $40 are having their water shut off with no warning. People are given no warning and no time to fill buckets, sinks or tubs. Families, seniors, sick and injured people and those with special needs are left without running wa
The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, political influence, reforming marijuana laws, marijuana legalization, big business, obama, politics, usa, congress, corruption, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous--but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
The Most Partisan Supreme Court Justice Of All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Supreme Court, Alito, politics, government, ethics, corruption, republicans, constitution, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
If Alito's Hobby Lobby opinion -- the second of the two decisions he handed down on Monday -- proves anything, it is that Alito has mastered the art of reading legal authorities that cut sharply against his position, and then authoring a legal opinion...
Ben Carson: 'Sad' That Stoners Vote After Obama Distracts Them From Benghazi With Pot (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ben Carson, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, politics, republicans, propaganda, lies, media, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Dr. Ben Carson lamented in a recent interview that marijuana users and other people who didn't know about Benghazi were allowed to vote. He argued that people who engaged in "conversations" with conservatives would realize that President Barack Obama...
Larry Lessig's Super PAC to End Corruption On Track To Next $5 Million By Midnight, July 4
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, corruption, congress, republicans, democrats, ethics, campaign finance reform, Super PAC to End Corruption )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
... Harvard Law Professor Larry Lessig sent shockwaves through the democracy reform movement by creating a SuperPAC and raising $2 million...to be spent on making political corruption a decisive issue in five 2014 U.S. House races.
Tell Chris Christie: Our Children's Lives Are NOT Trivial ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, corruption, NJ, gun policy, ammo rounds )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - action.sandyhookpromise.org
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called a common sense bill limiting ammunition magazines to ten rounds "trivial" - a change we know would have saved more lives at Sandy Hook Elementary, possibly even the lives of our own children.
Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court's Most Pro-Corporate Member, Makes Good on Right-Wing Investments in Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, politics, government, constitution, healthcare, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito ended this Supreme Court session with a bang, writing the majority opinion in two cases that gave for-profit corporations the right to make religious liberty claims to evade government regulation and set the stage for...
The Founding Fathers Backed Thomas Piketty--And Feared a Powerful 1 Percent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S.A., Founding Fathers, warning, wealth, government, corruption, politics, ethics, freedoms, congress )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
On this patriotic holiday weekend, remember the founding fathers' warnings about inequality Many of America's Founders believed that excessive wealth inequality would be incompatible with having a representative republic.
Impeach The Supreme Court Citizens United, McCutcheon And Hobby Lobby 5 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hobby Lobby, corruption, SupremeCourt, corporate, religous dogma )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - peaceteam.net
Another day, another breathtakingly corrupt Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Now they say that corporations, the most amoral legal entities ever contrived, can impose on their employees the religious dogma of their owners.
Law Professor: Ted Cruz Is Knowingly Lying About Bill to 'Repeal' the First Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, dishonesty, lies, Tea Party Republicans, constitution, ethics, corruption, politics )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
The dean of the University of California, Irvine's law school wrote that Texas Senator Ted Cruz should be "ashamed" of his repeated claim that a Senate bill designed to regulate campaign spending would "repeal the free speech protections of the...
This Is How The Right Wins Every Policy Debate - The 'Liberal' Media Lets Them Cheat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Americans, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, republicans, corruption )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Recently, Chris Hayes opened a segment about raising the minimum wage by explaining that the GOP does not want to discuss it at all because as far as they're concerned, just having one in the first place is a concession on their part.
Lone Star Crazy: How Right-Wing Extremists Took Over Texas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Texas, Right Wing Extremists, tea party republicans, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, propaganda, politics, government )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rollingstone.com
In today's Texas, which is falling into the hands of gun nuts, border-sealers and talk-radio charlatans, George W. Bush would practically be considered a communist.
U.S. Senator Agrees With Supreme Court Decision Because Women Use Birth Control 'Largely For Recreational Behavior'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, republicans, tea party, dishonesty, lies, government, politics, news, ethics, corruption )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) agreed on Monday that women use birth control to protect themselves from "recreational behavior," just hours after the Supreme Court ruled that some companies can refuse to provide health insurance coverage that includes contraceptive
The Poor Have It Easy? Yup, Conservatives Are Giant Jerks. Who Is Surprised?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, propaganda, republicans, poverty, economy, congress, corruption, lies, politics )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - addictinginfo.org
In Republicanland there is a village of hyper-lazy people, aka The Lazies. They live in someone else's house, eat their food, sleep until noon and lay around the rest of the day taking drugs or indulging in some other form of entertainment.
I Support Repeal of the Death Penalty ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, death penalty, mistakes, human rights )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Since 1973, at least 144 people have been freed after evidence revealed that they were wrongfully sentenced to die. That's almost one innocent person exonerated for every ten who've been executed.
 

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