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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 )

Kit
- 30 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

Kit
- 30 days ago - thenation.com
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 )

Kit
- 32 days ago - truth-out.org
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.
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
- 34 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
1942: LBJ Wins Silver Star for "Coolness"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Silver Star, military, war, politics, abuse, dishonesty )

Barry
- 40 days ago - historyweird.com
In 1942 future United States president Lyndon Johnson was awarded a Silver Star, the nation's third-highest military decoration - for showing "coolness" during a plane ride.
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 )

Kit
- 42 days ago - truth-out.org
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, [....]
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
- 44 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.
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 )

Kit
- 45 days ago - mcclatchydc.com
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 [....]
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 )

Kit
- 62 days ago - thrivemovement.com
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.
Stop Wall Street From Driving Up the Cost of Food and Fuel PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Goldman Sachs, money, news, politics, finance, ethics, economy, energy, corporate, society, safety, rights, government, politics, freedoms, congress, americans, abuse )

Robert
- 70 days ago - action.civilrights.org
according to studies by Princeton, MIT, the Petersen Institute, the University of London, and the U.S. Senate, among other highly credible sources. Goldman Sachs suggested that speculation in the energy market increases the price of a gallon of gas by 65
TAKE ACTION: Repeal Stand Your Ground Laws Across America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, abuse, americans, crime, ethics, freedoms, constitution, government, propaganda, politics )

Beverly
- 76 days ago - credomobilize.com
Time and time again, "Stand Your Ground" laws have led to unnecessary gun violence under the guise of self defense. Repeal this needless and dangerous law immediately.
Sign the Petition: Denounce the U.S. House for Cutting Food Stamps, and Urge the Senate to Hold the Line on Cuts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, congress, constitution, government, politics, republicans )

Beverly
- 76 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
By a vote of 251-166, the U.S. House passed a Farm Bill that was made behind closed doors, gave huge subsidies to agribusiness--and cut food stamps by over $8 billion.
Take Action:Stop Dark Money Non-Profits From Hiding Their Funders!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, cover-up, elections, ethics, lies, media, propaganda, abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty )

JL
- 78 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Thankfully there is a bill in the in the Assembly (SB 27) that will reveal these dark money sources. This bill will be voted on any day, so assembly members need to hear from us now.
The Sugar Makes the Poison Taste Sweet -- William Rivers Pitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, media, military, obama, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

Kit
- 79 days ago - truth-out.org
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) stormed out of the chamber before the speech was finished. Rep. Randy Weber (R-Also TX) sent out a Tweet calling Mr. Obama the "Kommandant-In-Chef" before the speech even began.
 

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