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US Politics & Gov't

The New York Times Calls For Marijuana Legalization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, marijuana, legalization, congress, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, media )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great harm on society just to prohibit a substance far less dangerous than alcohol.
Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, republicans, impeachment, ethics, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, news, congress, corruption, politics, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - nationalmemo.com
Over the past several weeks, Republicans have increasingly insisted that something has to be done about President Barack Obama's tyrannical abuse of power. According to a new poll, the rest of the country completely disagrees.
TELL CONGRESS: Don't Send Children Back Into a War-Zone ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, The Humane Act, children, violence, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
The HUMANE Act seeks to overturn life-saving refugee protections -- passed during the Bush administration -- that require the U.S. to assist child refugees seeking sanctuary from countries torn with violence.
New Mexico Congressman Steve Pearce Accidentally Tells The Truth About Immigration (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Steven Colbert, congress, immigration, immigrant children, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, media, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - thecolbertreport.cc.com
Congressman Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) said Wednesday that most immigrants from Central America who are crossing illegally into the United States are driven by economic reasons, not fear of physical danger in their homeland.
Ted Cruz Bares Fangs at 'Misogynist' True Blood Episode Mocking Him (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, media, HBO, True Blood, politics, republicans, news, congress, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday attacked the HBO vampire series True Blood -- calling it "misogynist and profanity-ridden" -- after the show featured him on Sunday's episode.
House Speaker John Boehner Unsure Congress Can Do Anything on Border Crisis This Month
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Border Crisis, congress, corruption, government, politics, ethics, news, lies, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed doubts Congress would agree by the end of this month on an emergency response to the crisis involving an influx of thousands of child migrants at the U.S. southern border.
U.S. Senate Panel Boosts Funding for Israel's Iron Dome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, congress, Obama, government, ethics, politics, military, war, news, economy )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - rawstory.com
The funding is part of the administration's request of $3.1 billion for military assistance to Israel, the world's largest beneficiary of US foreign aid. The measure still has to be approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and the full Senate.
House GOPer: No Grounds To Impeach Obama; We Should Just Sue Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, constitution, articles of impeachment, Obama, republicans, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - talkingpointsmemo.com
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, on Sunday said the House doesn't have grounds to impeach President Obama. "We are not working on or drawing up articles of impeachment.
Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder Goes to DC in Support of GMO Labeling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gmos, GMO Labeling, congress )

Marty
- 12 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Jerry's co-founder Jerry Greenfield brought a newly-labeled ice cream flavor to Capitol Hill: "Food Fight Fudge Brownie"."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Black Members of Congress: Stop Attacking Internet Freedom
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Color of Cahnge, net neutrlaity, internet freedom, politics, law, black members of congress, congress, government, ethics, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 13 days ago - colorofchange.org
Big phone and cable companies are doing everything they can to destroy net neutrality, the principle that prevents Internet service providers from discriminating online. Maddeningly enough, their efforts are being aided by ten members of the Congressional
John Boehner's Lawsuit Is A Political Dud
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Boehner lawsuit, congress, constitution, corruption, ethics, politics, propaganda, government, republicans, tea party )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - nationalmemo.com
On Thursday evening, House Speaker John Boehner finally revealed the details of his long-awaited plan to sue President Barack Obama, and they come as something of a surprise. In essence, the Speaker is asking the House to sue the president for not...
The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Pharma, political influence, reforming marijuana laws, marijuana legalization, big business, obama, politics, usa, congress, corruption, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 17 days ago - thenation.com
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous--but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
Tell the Senate: Pass the Bill to Reverse Supreme Court's Birth Control Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Supreme Court, bills, Congress, birth control )

Freya
- 18 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last week's Supreme Court decision gutting access to birth control was devastating -- but the good news is that something can be done.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS: STAND UP TO FEDERAL CONTRACTORS WHO STEAL FROM THEIR EMPLOYEES
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, government, dishonesty, congress, law, labor rights )

Cal
- 18 days ago - credomobilize.com
Federal contract workers regularly face "wage theft" perpetrated by their employers, including being forced to work "off the clock" or without overtime pay.
 

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