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US Politics & Gov't

New Report: Fortune 100 Companies Have Received $1.2 Trillion in Corporate Welfare Recently
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, Corporate Welfare, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military )

- 618 days ago -
Military contractors, oil companies and banks are the biggest 'welfare queens' around.
Eleven Years Ago: The Questions the Media Didn't Ask Before We Went to War in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 618 days ago -
Just over eleven years ago, President George W. Bush held a widely watched televised press conference, as his self-imposed deadline for launching an invasion of Iraq neared.
Money in Hyping the Generational War Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, elderly, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, Medicare, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity )

- 620 days ago -
At the same time that we are seeing growing support for proposals to increase Social Security benefits it appears that we are witnessing another set of calls for generational warfare.
Peabody Energy Lobbyist Schools Legislators on Getting More ALEC Travel Perks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, Lobbies, media, propaganda )

- 629 days ago -
The presentation by Peabody lobbyist Wendy Lowe, recipient of the ALEC "State Chair of the Year" award in 2012, happened during a closed-door session for ALEC state chairs, during the organization's annual meeting in Chicago in August 2013, [....]
Probe Sought of CIA Conduct in Senate Study of Secret Detention Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, CIA, congress, dishonesty, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, investigation, media )

- 633 days ago -
The CIA Inspector General's Office has asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations of malfeasance at the spy agency in connection with a yet-to-be released Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA's secret detention and [....]
Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut Food Stamp Spending By $4.6 Billion a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, minimum wage, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 633 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would reduce federal food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress.
Conservative Leaders Don't Want You To Even Look At Healthcare.Gov
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, ACA, Govtfearmongering, republicans, propaganda, politics, lies, dishonesty, corruption, ethics )

- 639 days ago -
Despite the fact that conservatives often fancy themselves the kind of people who define political self-interest as strictly a cold, financial matter, the reality is that they're far better than liberals at exploiting things like social stigma, bigotry...
Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., usa, americans, U.S.A., ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, democrats, republicans, dishonesty, elections, corruption, freedoms, healthcare, supremecourt, candidates, cover-up, propaganda, constitution, congress, representatives, president, lies )

- 640 days ago -
"The proposed 875-mile Keystone XL pipeline will bring massive industrial pollution and waste to fragile wildlife habitats from Canada to the Gulf. The majestic Whooping Crane, with fewer than 500 surviving in the wild, is at particular risk."PLEASE SIGN
How Do They Track Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, SupremeCourt, Tracking )

- 650 days ago -
Individual freedoms were initially safeguarded to protect us from an ever-expanding Government because throughout history governments have always expanded to usurp people's individual rights.
NSA Employee Implicated in Snowden Probe Resigned
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, Leaks, NSA Surveillance, resignation )

- 650 days ago -
A National Security Agency employee has resigned from his job after admitting to FBI investigators that he allowed Edward Snowden, then an NSA contractor, to use his personal computer credentials to gain access to classified information, according[....]
Local Reporting Debunks Obamacare Horror Story From Republican SOTU Response
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obamacare, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, republicans, lies, dishonesty, ethics, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, corruption )

- 666 days ago -
During the official Republican Party rebuttal to President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address, House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA) told the story of a woman who claimed her insurance premiums had skyrocketed...
Workers Rally in Support of State's Law Allowing Immigrant Driver's Licenses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gov. Susana Martinez, New Mexico, immigrants, jobs, workers, drivers licenses, government, politics, ethics, Govtfearmongering )

- 667 days ago -
They say they do the hardest jobs, sweaty work in oilfields and dairies that Americans will not touch.That is why Arturo Donlucas and Angel Escarcega want the state Legislature to continue granting New Mexico driver's licenses to people who do not have...
Groups the United States Has Ridiculously Labeled "Terrorists"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, Govtfearmongering, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, ethics, government, candidates, usa, propaganda, media, democrats, republicans, terrorism )

- 669 days ago -
In the United States government's quest to uncover terrorist threats, fingers get pointed in a lot of directions and things that shouldn't be that suspicious are turned into full-blown "warning signs." Here are four groups MisLabled!
Bill Moyers Essay: The United States of Inequality - With Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt )

- 669 days ago -
The unprecedented level of economic inequality in America is undeniable. In an extended essay, Bill shares examples of the striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country, including a video report on California's Silicon Valley, [....]
New York City Pantries Ran Out Of Food After Food Stamps Were Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, elections, Food, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 673 days ago -
After food stamps were reduced at the beginning of November, New York City food pantries and soup kitchens ran out of food, turned people away[....]

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