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US Politics & Gov't

Idaho Begins 2015 With 3-Day Wolf and Coyote Hunt ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, environment, wildlife, wolf and coyote killing contest, congress, government, ethics, politics, corporate interests, polluters )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - takepart.com
Two days from now, $1,000 prizes will be awarded to the two people who kill the most wolves and the most coyotes in an Idaho hunting competition. TAKE ACTION : Tell Congress: Protect wildlife not Corporate Interests and Polluters!
Tell Congress: No More Hospital Cuts ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, ethics, government, republicans, politics, healthcare, hospital funding, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - nomorehospitalcuts.com
America's hospitals are already reeling from billions of dollars in slashed funding. Now Congress is considering deeper cuts. With Americans living longer than ever and a third of all doctors expected to retire in the next decade, the timing couldn't be
House Votes to Replace 30-Hr Workweek With 40-Hr
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, health care, government, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, politics, news, economy )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The legislation - which has been at the center of a heavy corporate lobbying campaign - only received 12 Democratic votes. Eighteen Democrats backed the bill during a House vote on the same issue last spring. No Republicans opposed the measure.
Shep Smith: States Fighting Marriage Equality Are the Same Ones That Opposed Integration (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, media, Fox News, ethics, Human Rights, same sex marriage, politics, government, Supreme Court )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - rawstory.com
With the Supreme Court seemingly poised to settle the legal question regarding same-sex marriages once and for all, Fox News host Shepherd Smith argued on Friday that the issue parallels that of civil rights for communities of color.
Stop What You're Doing and Watch Elizabeth Warren Rip Apart Keystone ~ (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Canada, money, Americans, Keystone XL, congress, republicans, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, government, news, freedoms, democrats )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - grist.org
Every time Sen. Elizabeth Warren opens her mouth, I want to stand up and slow clap. She didn't let me down at the first Energy Committee hearing of the year,at which Warren cranked open a can of her secret-recipe whoop-ass on the new GOP congress.
Newt Gingrich: Giuliani 'Saved' More Black Lives Than Anyone By Ordering NYPD to Target Blacks (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, Newt Gingrich, racism, police brutality, ethics, politics, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday suggested that President Barack Obama had fueled racial tension in the country, and that New York City Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg had "saved" more African-American lives ...
Pop the Popcorn: Pope Francis to Address Republican-Controlled Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, religion, Pope Francis, good news, republicans, news, media, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
Before Pope Francis holds Mass on the Ben Franklin Parkway in September, in front of an expected crowd of 2 million, he'll have a few other places to visit, according to reports.
Maryland Governor Commutes Sentences for Remaining Death Row Inmates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, good news, death penalty, Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley, crime, ethics, government, news, elections, democrats, freedoms )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - rawstory.com
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Wednesday commuted the death sentences of the last four inmates remaining on death row, effectively ending capital punishment in the state.
Unskilled Workers Report for New Jobs ~ THE BOROWITZ REPORT ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, humor, satire, ethics, democrats, republicans, government, news, politics, media )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - newyorker.com
(The Borowitz Report)--Sixty-four unskilled workers will report to new jobs in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday as part of a federal jobs program that provides employment for people unable to find productive work elsewhere.
Obama Recommends Extended Wilderness Zone in Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, obama, goodnews, extended wilderness, Alaska, environment, nature )

Giana
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
US President Barack Obama said Sunday he would recommend a large swath of Alaska be designated as wilderness, the highest level of federal protection, in a move angering state oil proponents.
Investigate Settler Attack on U.S. Diplomatic Officials ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, diplomats, U.S. Embassy, Jerusalem, Israel, illegal Israeli settlements, terrorism, Americans, violence, government, ethics, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
On Fri',Jan.2nd, Israeli far-right settlers from the illegal Adei Ad outpost in the West Bank stoned two cars belonging to the staff of the U.S. consulate.The U.S. consulate has video documenting the settlers' attack.Urge President Obama and your rep ...
Michele Bachmann Takes Credit on Twitter for America's Low Gas Prices
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Michele Bachmann, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, politics, government, gas prices, economy )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - rawstory.com
Outgoing Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R) took to social media late this week to congratulate herself for bringing the price of gas down under two dollars per gallon.
Will Chris Christie Regret His Cowboy Hug?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Chris Christie, elections, government, republicans, propaganda, politics, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Images are important and memes matter--which is why the viral screen capture of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hugging Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is worth noting today.
Our Media Gurus Do Not Approve of a Strong President Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SOTU, Obama, Americans, media, GOP/TP, congress, government, news, politics, democrats, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
Voters seemed to love President Obama's State of the Union address. Republican members of Congress did not. In fact, it was kind of amazing to see the breadth of things they were opposed to in the speech, if their refusal to applaud was an indication.
Forget Congress, These US States Raised the Minimum Wage on Their Own
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, good news, economy, minimum wage, 'Do Nothing Congress', government, ethics, news, politics )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - theguardian.com
Tired of waiting for Congress to move on the issue of minimum wage, a number of US states have taken matters into their own hands. In 21 states and the District of Columbia, the new year brings with it a pay raise for those earning a minimum wage.

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