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US Politics & Gov't

Feds Can Hide Rationale for Killing U.S. Citizen, Judge Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Drone War, Drone Strikes, President, Obama, Obama Administration, American citizens, Yemen, US Dist Judge, Claudia Wilken, Government Secrecy, Lack of Transparency )

Brian
- 7 days ago - sfgate.com
"The administration claims and insists it is being transparent about this program," Burke said, but "all that is happening now is the proverbial "Trust us." "
Republicans Used to Support Voting Rights--What Happened?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 7 days ago - thenation.com
"The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act became law nearly five decades ago," Obama said. "Across the country, Republicans have led efforts to pass laws making it harder, not easier, [....]
Obama on the Civil Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, racism, video )

TomCat
- 11 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MINIMUM WAGE, law, laws, congress, economy, ethics, news, obama, politics, usa, government )

Cal
- 15 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Raising the minimum wage would not only improve the lives of millions of hardworking Americans and their families but also build a stronger economy and decrease the need for government assistance.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Members of Congress: Pass the Government By The People Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CITIZENS UNITED, Citizens United Decision, Govenrment by the Poeple act, politics, obama, propaganda, government, dishonesty, corruption, americans, usa, ethics, congress )

Cal
- 16 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The Government By the People Act increases the power of the small contributions that ordinary citizens can afford to give, providing incentives for congressional candidates to reach out to average constituents, not just dial for dollars from wealthy donor
The Obama Administration's 2 Million Deportations, Explained
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illegal immigrants, deportation, Obama, policies, INS, USA )

Cal
- 18 days ago - motherjones.com
Hardliners say Obama is soft on immigration, but advocates call him the "deporter in chief." Which is it?
Why the 30,000 Remaining Palestinian Refugees From '48 Morph Into 5 Million
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: America, Obama, Abbas, Palestinians, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, Palestinians, politics, propaganda, terrorism, usa, terrorist )

Ge
- 30 days ago - cifwatch.com
The Times of Israel reported today that, during his meeting with Barack Obama last Monday, Mahmoud Abbas not only refused to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, but reiterated his refusal to abandon the so-called "right of return" for Palestinian "refu
Why Are Dozens Of High Ranking Officers Being Purged From The U.S. Military?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anti-Constitutional Activities, Corruption, Obama )

Ms Noting
- 32 days ago - endoftheamericandream.com
'Since Barack Obama has been in the White House, high ranking military officers have been removed from their positions ... So why is this happening? ... Is there a deliberate attempt to "reshape" the military ... after a "military purge" is never good.'
12 Facts You Need to Know About Our Retirement Crisis as the Battle Over Social Security Is Far From Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, socialsecurity, obama, usa, politics, news, u.s. )

Cal
- 37 days ago - alternet.org
Obama's reversal on Social Security cutbacks isn't the major victory it appears to be. Here's why.
House Passes Payment Fix For Medicare Docs, But At What Cost?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, government, congress, republicans, democrats, obama, ethics, healthcare )

Cal
- 38 days ago - npr.org
Bipartisan support dissolved this week for compromise legislation that would have fixed a longstanding problem with the way Medicare pays physicians.
When Hope Turns Rancid: LBJ and Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

Kit
- 38 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 41 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Obama Creates New National Monument
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, Coastal, National Monument, Mendocino, Obama, President )

Brian
- 42 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"On Tuesday, President Obama held a ceremony at the White House to announce his use of executive authority to expand the California Coastal National Monument (CCNM) to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino Coast. "
Inside Alaska's New "War on Women"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, obama, usa, news, ethics, women's rights, u.s. )

Cal
- 44 days ago - motherjones.com
"No one is prohibited from having birth control because of economic reasons," says an Alaska state senator.
Mr. Obama, Tear Down This Wall of Hypocrisy on International Law - SIGN PLEASE!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, international law, international law violation, drone strikes, assassinations, Kill List, killing civilians, invasions, constitution, abuse )

Angelika
- 48 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Mr. Obama, if int'l law is so damn crucial.., then stop violating it. The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let's be clear. The message from the White House is: Do as we say, not as we do.
 

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