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US Politics & Gov't

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Habeas Corpus?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, habeas corous, McCain, Supreme Court )

RC
- 2134 days ago - washingtonpost.com
McCain't, for one, along with a number of other Repugnicans. Now that the Supreme Court has afforded the right of habeas corpus to Guantanamo prisoners, right-wing fanatics are crying that the Supremes' decision will lead to the closure of the prison.
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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
- 1018 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>
The Supremes Protect Medical Device Manufacturers - Another Bush Victory
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Bush, corporate protections, law, lawsuits, liability, health, FDA )

RC
- 2248 days ago - nytimes.com
In a decision renderted yesteray, "the makers of medical devices...are immune from liability for personal injuries as long as the Food and Drug Administration approved the device before it was marketed and it meets the agency's specifications." THE FDA???
The Great Divide on the Supreme Court - And Who Will Be Next?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, justice, Supreme Court appointments, Guananmo, liberal, conservative, vote, president )

RC
- 2133 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Good coverage of the Supreme Court's vote to allow Guantanamo prisoners to challenge the US government in court - and why your vote in September is meaningful, even if it mean choosing the lesser of two evils.
Another Federal Boondoggle Is Disenfranchising Thousands of Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Help America Vote Act, voter identificaton, voter disenfranchisement, Supreme Court, felons, political chaos )

RC
- 2008 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Help America Vote Act was supposed to help states upgrade voting equipment & centralize electronic record-keeping in an effort to streamline voter eligibility verification. But like so many government initiatives, this one has gone horribly awry.
Bill Moyers: Our Politicians Are Money Launderers Not Too Different From Tony Soprano
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill Moyers, Public Citizen, Chambers of Commerce, Political Corruption, Media Corruption, Fake News, Propaganda Wars, Supreme Court, Citizens United, Oligarchy United )

Wind
- 896 days ago - alternet.org
Bill Moyers speech at the 40th anniversary celebration of Public Citizen: "[In] 1971, a corporate lawyer named Lewis Powell . . . future Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court sent a confidential memorandum to his friends at the U. S. Chamber of Commerce."
Loose Change - Patriots Day or American Coup?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Loose Change, coup, Patriots Day, 9-11, fraudulent elections, Supreme Court )

Dandelion
- 219 days ago - youtube.com
9/11 should have been a wake up call although not for the reasons we are spoon fed by the gigantic propaganda machine of our new corporate government. The previous year 2000 election fraud with Supreme Court interference was just the start.
Tell the Supreme Court: "Judge Health Care By the Constitution, Not Your Political Opinions"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health care, Supreme Court, government, ethics, republicans )

Nancy
- 742 days ago - leftaction.com
The role of the Supreme Court is not to make law, but to interpret the nation's laws, including judging whether they are Constitutional. Thus, legal experts across the spectrum had assumed that the health-care case would be a no brainer, and that the law
Supreme Court Says Police May Search Even If Arrest Invalid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Supreme Court, Supreme Court rulings, police, search and seize, evidence, arrests, state laws )

K. A.
- 2186 days ago - hosted.ap.org
The Supreme Court affirmed Wednesday that police have the power to conduct searches and seize evidence, even when done during an arrest that turns out to have violated state law.
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
- 745 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-->
URGENT: Georgia Reschedules Execution of Warren Hill ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Warren Hill, Supreme Court, execution, July 19, urgent )

Nancy
- 275 days ago - ejusa.org
Despite the brief stay of execution, the United States Supreme Court remains the best hope for preventing Hill's execution. Executing people with intellectual disabilities is constitutionally banned in the United States. But the state of Georgia has...
Excuse Me, But We Shouldn't Be Moving on From West Virginia's Chemical Spill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, West Virginia, coal industry, Supreme Court, ethics, health conditions, politics, media, lies, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 74 days ago - rawstory.com
Authorities in West Virginia declared the water of 300,000 residents affected by last month's chemical spill safe to drink on 14 January, just five days after the incident. Since then, a few things have happened.
   

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