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US Politics & Gov't

GOP Leader Calls Anti-Fracking Congressman a Terrorist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, terrorism, jihad, Jared Polls, terrorist, fracking )

Roseann
- 86 days ago - grist.org
Democrat Jared Polls (D-Colo) thinks local communities should have control over fracking and Republicans say that makes him a "terrorist" on a "jihad."
GOP Congressman: Wives Should "Voluntarily Submit" to Their Husbands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: STEVE PEARCE, SEXISM, MISOGYNY, VOLUNTARY SUBMISSION, GOP, REPUBLICAN PARTY, WAR ON WOMEN, CONSERVATIVES, CHRISTIANS, FUNDAMENTALISM )

Carrie
- 189 days ago - salon.com
Well, here's some unsolicited advice to the GOP on how it could perhaps have more success convincing women that they, too, care about their freedom and autonomy -- tell New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce to go far, far away.
Requiring An ID to Eat?! The Right-Wing's Next Crazy Plot Against Low-Income Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, poor, poverty, GOP, republicans, americans, politics )

Roseann
- 193 days ago - alternet.org
Senator wants to force low-income Americans to show ID for their food.
Republican Says Poor Children Should Be Required to Work for Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, republicans, GOP, corruption, dishonesty )

Roseann
- 223 days ago - dailykos.com
[On Saturday,Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston came out against free lunches, saying that children should have to pay at least a nominal amount or do some work like sweeping cafeteria floors.
The Tea Party Hits a New Low With Attack on Endangered Species
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Govtfearmongering, GOP, Endangered species act, animals, Koch Brothers, usa, war, propaganda, lies, ethics )

Roxy
- 239 days ago - care2.com
Hopefully this bill and the Tea Party's efforts to gut the ESA will be the next to go extinct. Meanwhile, please contact your representative and ask them to oppose the Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act
GOP Trying to WIPE OUT the Endangered Species Act!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Teaparty, republicans, government, ethics, crime, congress, lies, animals, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, trees, nature, politics, pollution, water, science, government, destruction, climate, forests, ecosystems, endangered, environ )

Roxy
- 249 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Tea Party senators introduced a bill this week that would effectively end the protection of most endangered species in the United States! Senate Bill 1731, introduced by Tea Party Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Dean Heller, would end protections
Alienating Big Business: Lack of Money for Conservative Republicans a Trend Across the Country
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Tea Party, money, big business, elections, economy, americans, government, politics )

Carrie
- 267 days ago - rawstory.com
A clutch of disparate local elections on Tuesday were threatening to turn conventions on their heads across the US and force a revaluation of a Republican national strategy that has alienated big business.
The Republicans' War on the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, GOP, poor, poverty, class war, nutrition, healthcare, congress, corruption, ethics, abuse, americans, healthcare, crime )

Roseann
- 278 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"The way the program to provide the poor with the bare minimum of daily nutrition has been handled is a metaphor for how the far right in the House is systematically trying to take down the federal government."
Apocalyptic Christian Theology's Role in Gov Shutdown | Religion Dispatches
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, RepublicanParty, teabaggers, fundamentalistreligion, apocalypse, armageddon, newreligion, Dominionism, affordablehealthcare, Obamacare, govtshutdown, fundamentalism )

BMutiny
- 282 days ago - religiondispatches.org
Republican Party is a new religious movement: A religion that relies on a Jesus that says affordable health care is wrong, being poor is your own fault, and that anyone who says otherwise doesn't believe in Freedom, the founders, or the American People
Congress Did Something So Spectacularly Creepy That It's Too Unbelievable To Make Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, GOP, Teabaggers, HouseRules, Congress, USCongress, EricCantor, HouseMajorityLeader, HouseSpeaker, JohnBoehner )

BMutiny
- 289 days ago - upworthy.com
the GOP quietly passed a measure that said only the House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, can call for the shutdown to end (unless he gives a designee permission). Not even the most senior GOP congressperson, Speaker of the House John Boehner, is allowed to
Noam Chomsky: Democrats Are Really Moderate Republicans   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Noam Chomsky, republicans, hysteria, gop, gov't shutdown, politics, teabaggers, extremists, one party, one faction, democrats, rightward shift, two party sham, two right wings )

Brian
- 292 days ago - youtube.com
Noam Chomsky: "There used to be a kind of a quip that the United States was a one-party state, with a Business Party that had two factions: the Democrats and the Republicans." But now, he says, there is still one party, but with only one faction."
A Federal Budget Crisis Months in the Planning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget, crisis, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, republicans, teabaggers, hysteria, gop, Congress, gov't shutdown )

Brian
- 295 days ago - nytimes.com
Shortly after Pres. Obama started his second term, a loose-knit coalition of conservative activists led by former Atty Gen Edwin Meese III gathered in the capital to plot strategy. Their push to repeal Mr. Obama's health care law was going nowhere, and...
Poll Results - 8/16/2013
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Polls, GOP )

TomCat
- 349 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
The President: The Income Gap Is Fraying U.S. Social Fabric
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., poverty, joblessness, assistance, Wall Street, bankers, bailout, recession, economic crisis, home foreclosures, President Obama, GOP, Dems, #GreenNewDeal, #GreenParty )

Brian
- 366 days ago - nytimes.com
The growing wealth inequity in the US has gotten sufficiently extreme for even the wealthy elites to notice. Can an end to the class war that the 1% has been waging against the rest of us be coming soon? Hardly. Not unless we get a Green New Deal.
Demand Rep. Paul Ryan Apologize for His Offensive Slur Against US Citizens - Please Sign!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rep. Paul Ryan, GOP, slur, immigration reform, illegal citizens, immigrants, children, constitution, right wing )

Angelika
- 449 days ago - signon.org
While attempting to pitch immigration reform to conservative constituents in his home state of Wisconsin, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan astonishingly referred to the US-born children of undocumented immigrants using an ugly slur -- "anchor babies."
 

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