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US Politics & Gov't

2012 Summary of Voting Law Changes -- Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govt Fear Mongering, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, Voter Suppression )

Kit
- 715 days ago - brennancenter.org
The Brennan Center's Voting Law Changes in 2012 report analyzed how a series of laws imposing new restrictions on who can vote and how could significantly change the electoral landscape.
Pink Slime Economics - Thoughts on The Republican Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, Budget, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, Govt Fear Mongering, healthcare, housing, lies, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, social security, Supreme Court )

Kit
- 845 days ago - nytimes.com
The trouble with the budget devised by Paul Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, isn't just its almost inconceivably cruel priorities, the way it slashes taxes for corporations and the rich while drastically cutting food and medical aid to-->
Democratic Senators Issue Strong Warning About Use of the Patriot Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, cover-up, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, Govt Fear Mongering, lies, media, Patriot Act, propaganda )

Kit
- 862 days ago - truth-out.org
Washington - For more than two years, a handful of Democrats on the Senate intelligence committee have warned that the government is secretly interpreting its surveillance powers under the Patriot Act in a way that would be alarming if the public -->
How Conservative Elites Stoke Racist Anxieties to Gain Power and Split Blacks and Whites
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bigotry, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, Govt Fear Mongering, racism )

Kit
- 898 days ago - alternet.org
Conservatives have created a story of white victimhood, because it is easier than critically engaging the real problems facing America.
How Many Drug War Prisoners Were Convicted on Faulty Evidence?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, Govt Fear Mongering, lies, justice, media, politics, Privatized prisons, propaganda )

Kit
- 977 days ago - alternet.org
On February 18, 2011 the Nassau County Crime Lab was closed down because of grave concerns about the integrity of testing evidence. A multitude of errors were found to be committed that jeopardized thousands of cases.
The FOIA Wars: Just How Open Is Our "Open Government?"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, Freedom of Information, Govt Fear Mongering, lies, media, propaganda )

Kit
- 1008 days ago - surveillanceinthehomeland.org
The latest changes to FOIA sought to remedy what basically amounts to bureaucratic bullying - ignored requests, snail-paced responses, and litigious game-playing - by government agencies. But FOIA is still an imperfect cure for the US's secrecy-->
**Take Action**-- Shared Sacrifice -- **Please Sign**
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, afghanistan, americans, budget cuts, congress, corruption, dishonesty, Govt Fear Mongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, libya lies, media, medicare/medicaid, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, social security, Supreme Court, tax cuts for rich, war )

Kit
- 1118 days ago - sanders.senate.gov
A letter to President Obama from Senator Bernie Sanders on the need to share the sacrifice of all budget cuts. ...."wealthiest people in our country and the largest corporations are doing phenomenally well while the middle class is collapsing and poverty>
Grover Norquist/AARP and the Elections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govt Fear Mongering, healthcare, housing, media, No Tax, Norquist, politics, propaganda, republicans, social security )

Kit
- 1155 days ago - bloomberg.com
"Until Republicans are more afraid of the deficit than they are of Grover Norquist, we're going to have a problem," said Representative Christopher Van Hollen of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Budget Committee.
Government Shutdown: How Obama Rose Above
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, budget battles, congress, corruption, Cuts, democrats, dishonesty, Govt Fear Mongering, healthcare, lies, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, social security, Temporary Fix )

Kit
- 1205 days ago - thedailybeast.com
By positioning himself as the grownup on the playground, he would have escaped most of the blame had the government shut down. And John Boehner knew it. He brings the warring kids into the Oval to negotiate a deal."
**TAKE ACTION** Issa: Return Your Earmarks! ***PLEASE SIGN***
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethical behavior, Govt Fear Mongering, Issa, lies, media, news, politics, propaganda )

Kit
- 1209 days ago - couragecampaign.org
Should the richest person in the House of Representatives use his position for personal profit? Of course not. But as a new report from ThinkProgress 1 reveals, despite his rhetoric against lining his pockets, that's exactly what Darrell Issa did ---->
Beware the Military-Industrial Complex
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, constitution, corruption, democrats, dishonesty, Eisenhower, Govt Fear Mongering, Ike, media, military, military industrial complex, politics, propaganda, republicans, troops )

Kit
- 1290 days ago - slate.com
In our time, fulminations against the military-industrial complex have become a lazy, hackneyed, histrionic reflex, while Ike has implausibly morphed from martial hero and hard-line anti-Communist into a prophet of peace, a cousin of Norman Cousins.
The Terror Card: Fear Is the Key to Obedience
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on Terror, US Government, propaganda, intimidation, govt fear mongering )

Just
- 1638 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
This is an official congressional definition of terrorism that applies only to other nations. However, the psychological end results of terror, is always fear that eventually leads to resignation and submission. Fear and terrorism are interconnected...
   

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