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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 33 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
- 35 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Protect the Future of Renewable Energy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: renewable energy, congress, environment, usa )

Cal
- 35 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stand with organizations such as the Earth Day Network, and urge Congress to protect this sector's growth by renewing the Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit.
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
- 37 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
- 37 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
ONE MILLION STRONG REJECTING PAUL RYAN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Paul Ryan, budget, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, republicans, politics, congress )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to help us reach ONE MILLION STRONG rejecting any Paul Ryan budget that pushes tax breaks for the top 1% while slashing vital services for middle class Americans.
Headline Writers Must Have Worked Overtime On New ABC News/Washington Post Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, polls, media, elections, candidates, congress, government, propaganda, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, economy, politics, democrats )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - nationalmemo.com
James Carville called me early this morning to talk about the new ABC News/Washington Post poll, reported under the banner, "Poll: Democrats' advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge."
ABC Reporter Grills Ted Cruz: 'Bizarre' to Keep Saying Obama Will Repeal Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ted Cruz, Obamacare, government, republicans, propaganda, politics, healthcare, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, congress, lies, media )

Carrie
- 44 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) dumbfounded ABC's Jonathan Karl in a recent interview by sticking to his claim that President Barack Obama will be forced to repeal his signature health care reform law.
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
- 44 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, [....]
Paul Ryan Stuns CNN Host: Keystone Pipeline Will Solve Russia's Ukraine Invasion (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Ryan, propaganda, Keystone XL pipeline, republicans, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, media, military, congress )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - rawstory.com
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shocked CNN host Kate Bolduan on Wednesday when he asserted that Congress and President Barack Obama could solve the crisis in Ukraine by approving the Keystone XL pipeline.
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
- 48 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 [....]
Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut Food Stamp Spending By $4.6 Billion a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, minimum wage, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 48 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would reduce federal food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress.
Duelling U.S. Budgets Herald Showdown Over Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, u.s., poverty, war on poverty, news, elections, ethics )

Cal
- 48 days ago - ipsnews.net
U.S. President Barack Obama released a 3.9-trillion-dollar budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, shaping an ideological battle over the role of government in reducing poverty that will likely define the coming election year.
Veterans Jobs Bill Dies in Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, military, budget, veterans issues, helping jobless veterans, congress, corruption, usa, news, media, troops )

Cal
- 53 days ago - wltx.com
Partisan gridlock is to blame for a veterans bill that failed in the Senate Thursday.
Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., usa, americans, U.S.A., ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, democrats, republicans, dishonesty, elections, corruption, freedoms, healthcare, supremecourt, candidates, cover-up, propaganda, constitution, congress, representatives, president, lies )

Ruth
- 55 days ago - secure3.convio.net
"The proposed 875-mile Keystone XL pipeline will bring massive industrial pollution and waste to fragile wildlife habitats from Canada to the Gulf. The majestic Whooping Crane, with fewer than 500 surviving in the wild, is at particular risk."PLEASE SIGN
 

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