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US Politics & Gov't

Obama May Reverse Bush Policies on Stem Cells, Drilling, Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Bush, Obama, transition, new policies, Obama administration, reverse Bush policies )

- 2901 days ago -
Oh, I hope so! Reversing executive orders would allow Barack Obama to put stamp on presidency; lift President Bush's restrictions on stem cell research; "gag order" on family planning groups; exec. authority to reverse Bush's orders.
"Occupy" Crackdowns Coordinated With Federal Law Enforcement Officials
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Homeland Security, FBI, Justice Official, Obama Administration, crackdown on OWS, First Amendment Rights )

- 1804 days ago -
According to one Justice official, each of those actions was coordinated with help from Homeland Security, the FBI and other federal police agencies.
Michael Froman, Top U.S. Trade Official, Lobbies For Tar Sands Oil In EU Negotiations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tar sands oil, KXL, EU, diesel fuel, Obama administration, lobbying, carbon emissions, environment, European Commission, TTIP, US trade )

- 1125 days ago -
"Obama says he's serious about tackling climate change, but he's got his chief trade official running around Europe trying to gut their climate laws," PETITION INCLUDED IN 1st COMMENT
How the TPP Trade Deal Is Being Pushed Down Our Throats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Congress, Obama Administration, 90 day, secret negotiations )

- 346 days ago -
Under an agreement struck with Congress earlier this year, Obamas notification that he intends to sign the agreement is followed by a 90-day period in which the text of the deal, which was negotiated in secret, is publicly available.
PETITION - President Obama: FIGHT Bush Tax Cuts for Millionaires!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TAX CUT, republicans, congress, economy, obama administration )

- 2173 days ago -
Take a deep breath. The Huffington Post and CNN reported this morning that President Obama is ready to cave again to Republicans -- this time on the Bush tax cuts he campaigned against in 2008. Make no mistake, this petition is a rallying cry.
US Jails Al-Qaeda Sleeper Agent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Government, Obama administration, al-Qaeda, terrorism, crime, corruption )

- 2549 days ago -
An al-Qaeda sleeper agent has been jailed in the US for plotting to provide material support for terrorism.
Saving Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan War, Foreign Policy Failure Afghanistan, Foreign Policy Failure Pakistan, Obama Administration, Obama Hope, Obama Middle East Policy, Peace, Propaganda, Taliban )

- 2760 days ago -
I was numb to the lies and simplistic rhetoric of George W. Bush. But when Barack Obama tries to fill those incredibly small shoes, to rev up the same constituency of true believers (the constituency that didn't vote for him) and sell the same war --
Tell the Obama Administration: Suspend Deportations Now ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Immigrants Rights, deportation, Obama Administration, congress, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, politics, government )

- 819 days ago -
The Obama Administration should use all legal means available to suspend deportations and expand deferred action to immigrants who would have qualified for legalization under the Senate's immigration bill blocked by House Republicans.
How the White House Abandoned American Hostages
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama administration, State Department hostility, Hostages, Families' plea for help, ISIL, IS )

- 488 days ago -
Family members of hostages recall how both the White House and State Department reacted with apathy and/or hostility as they tried to obtain help in freeing the hostages. Would the US have intervened in a similar situation when captors were not Muslim?
Why The Vatican's Recognition Of A Palestinian State Comes As No Great Surprise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Vatican, Palestinian State, freedoms, news, ethics, government, Obama Administration, politics )

- 527 days ago -
The Holy See established diplomatic relations with the organization officially representing Palestinians, the Palestine Liberation Organization, in 1994. Pope John Paul II, who met with then-PLO leader Yasser Arafat 12 times, made an emotional appeal ...
Palestine Has Joined the International Criminal Court. Will Israel Face War-Crime Charges?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Israeli war crimes, UNSC, peace talks, government, Obama administration, politics, freedoms, congress, Netanyahu )

- 662 days ago -
On Wednesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivered on a two-year-old threat to join the International Criminal Court (ICC). The move was a direct response to the UNSC's rejection of a resolution to set a one-year deadline for peace talks with ...
Woman Seized in Anti-Isis Raid Poses Policy Problems for US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama Administration, ISIS/ISIL, Syrian raid, Umm Sayyat, government, ethics, freedoms, terrorism, news, military )

- 524 days ago -
Human rights advocates, recalling the legacy of legal and physical abuse in US wartime detention facilities, are starting to press the Obama administration to charge Umm Sayyaf with a crime in federal court or release her.
The US, Saudi Arabia, and The Destruction of Libya By Western Forces
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Libya, Hillary Clinton, UK, France, Obama Administration, regime change, Saudi Arabia )

- 226 days ago -
As the US is bombing Libya again who got us in there in the first place? Hillary Clinton played a very important role. She essentially carried the baton of the French and the British and convinced the Obama administration to join regime change operation.
Obama Drowns in Red Ink
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, Unsustainable spending, irresponsiblility, Debt, Barack Obama, Obama, Obama Administration, Democrats, Broken Promises, Profligacy, Unsustainability, Budget )

- 1466 days ago -
His stunning lack of leadership fuels our fiscal catastrophe.
Obama to Financial Cliff -- Bring It On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, Unsustainable spending, irresponsiblility, Debt, Barack Obama, Obama, Obama Administration, Democrats, Broken Promises, Profligacy, Unsustainability, Budget )

- 1466 days ago -
This by itself should cost him the election. The guy is perfectly willing to kick off a new recession (not that we're truly out of the last one) because the Republican House will only give him 98% of the tax policy he wants instead of 100%.

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