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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
- 1 day 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Obstruct the Right to Vote in Ferguson
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, ethics, voting rights, Ferguson MO, voter registration, news, politics, usa )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Bringing underrepresented communities into the political process is one effective way to make government and police more sensitive and responsive to the needs of those communities.
US Top Brass: Striking Syria Back on the Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS militants, Syria, Iraq, middle-east, US, military, government, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - commondreams.org
At a press briefing at the Pentagon on Thursday, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said his determination is that the only way to adequately defeat the ISIS militants in Iraq is by expanding military operations--including...
Justice Ginsburg: Ferguson Exposes Lingering Racial Tensions the Supreme Court Has Ignored
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Justice Ginsburg, racism, Supreme Court, sadness, politics, government, ethics, corruption, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
The 81-year-old justice spoke to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about her disappointment in the lack of racial progress in the U.S. and that the Court -- which was "once a leader in the world at rooting out racial injustice" -- struck down key...
US Accuses Israel of Targeting Relatives of Kidnapped and Murdered Palestinian 16-Year-Old
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel, Palestine, war, ethics, crime, politics, government, abuse, freedoms, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
The United States on Wednesday charged Israel had targeted members of a Palestinian family whose teenaged son was kidnapped and killed in July along with two cousins, who are US citizens.
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
- 11 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...
"How America's Police Became An Army"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 13 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Censoring Ads in Airports That Simply Tell the Truth About Statistics That Affect Women in America.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, freedoms, ads, women's rights, censorship, women's rights issues, airport restrictions, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 13 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
In certain states--airports are saying these ads are too political--if these airports and states don't like their record when it comes to women and equality, they should change their policies--not censor ads that are purely factual.
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
- 17 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...
Iraq Accuses IS of Yazidi Atrocity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Yazidi, IS, Muslims, murdr, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, freedoms, obama, terrorism, usa, war, troops )

Ge
- 18 days ago - news24.com
Islamic State militants have killed hundreds of Iraq's minority Yazidis, burying some alive and taking women as slaves, an Iraqi government minister said on Sunday, as US warplanes again bombed the insurgents.
The US Bombing Its Own Guns Perfectly Sums Up America's Total Failure in Iraq (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, terrorists, US bombing, ISIS, Al Qeada, military, war, news, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - vox.com
WE'RE BOMBING THE GUNS THAT WE DIDN'T MEAN TO GIVE ISIS BECAUSE WE DIDN'T GIVE GUNS TO THEIR ENEMIES BECAUSE THEN ISIS MIGHT GET GUNS
Laura Ingraham Discovers Bush Is to Blame for ISIS: 'Iraq Is Worse Than Before We Went in' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Obama, Iraq, US, media, government, ethics, politics, war, freedoms, terrorism, military )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - rawstory.com
During a panel segment on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace asked Ingraham if President Barack Obama had made the correct decision by ordering airstrikes against ISIS, a group of Islamic radicals who are taking advantage of a power vacuum in Iraq to...
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
- 20 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
- 23 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...
TalkingStickTV - Alison Weir - If Americans Only Knew   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Americans, Alison Weir, truth, government, ethics, dishonesty, war, corruption, politics, news, freedoms, media )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - youtu.be
"Ms. Weir presents a powerful, well documented view of the Middle East today. She is intelligent, careful, and critical. American policy makers would benefit greatly from hearing her first-hand observations and attempting to answer the questions she...
 

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