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US Politics & Gov't

The New York Times Calls for the Legalization of Marijuana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: culture, crime, americans, news, law, marijuana laws, reformmedia, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
The New York Times called for the legalization of marijuana on Saturday, comparing the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.
Obama Signs $11 Billion Arms Deal With Hamas's Greatest Ally   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, lies, military, obama, terrorism, usa, war, Qatar, Hamas, weapons, Middle East )

Ge
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his counterpart from Qatar signed letters of offers and acceptance of a defense package including helicopters and air defense systems.
Urge the U.S. Government to Stop Arming Israel ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, human rights, international law, ethics, crime, dishonesty, war, death, civilians, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, politics, military, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Indiscriminate targeting of civilian areas is against international law. And yet the U.S. and other countries are supplying weapons to Israel, knowing that they risk fuelling the current crisis. This has to stop.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, crime, healthcare, freedoms, politics, drugs, diet, exercise, women, warning, protection, abuse, babies, risks, safety, war )

Wild
- 16 days ago - nationofchange.org
Is Tennessee's new legislation--which allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs--stripping women of their fundamental rights once they become pregnant?
10 Big Fat Lies and the Liars Who Told Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Obama, healthcare, GW Bush, WMDs, Cheney, RJ Reynolds, cigarette health hazards, Reagan, Iran-Contra, El Salvador, Nixon, watergate, Chile, Johnson, Vietnam war, Sen J McCarthy, communism, cover-up, crime, ethics, lies, politics, propaganda )

Lynn
- 24 days ago - alternet.org
...935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity, that looks at the history of government officials and media pundits speaking and repeating (and repeating and repeating) untruths to shape public opinion and policy.
TAKE ACTION - State Dept: Aid Teenage US Citizen Beaten By Israeli Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: action alert, congress, americans, crime, children's rights violations, Int'l Laws, ISRAEL, Israeli-state-terrorism, media, lies )

Jess
- 24 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tarek, who sustained serious injuries to the face and head was arrested and held without charge by Israeli police, who denied him access to medical care for five hours.
Taliban, Meet Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Taliban, Hobby Lobby, religion, ethics, crime, government, politics )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - newyorker.com
Tehrik-e-Taliban, the Pakistani Taliban, is a closely held, profit-making enterprise organized on religious principles. So sincere are the Taliban's religious beliefs that its followers have assassinated scores of public-health workers who...
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, women, abortion politics, safety, freedoms, rights, ethics, crime )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - msnbc.com
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law Thursday that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it violates the First Amendment. Massachusetts had argued that the buffer zone, which anti-abortion ...
The Great California Genocide(and Bounty for Indian Skins)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, war, usa, military, media, lies, dishonesty, crime )

Wild
- 38 days ago - dailykos.com
What do you think of when someone says "California"? Beaches? Sunshine? Hollywood? How about the largest act of genocide in American history? "The idea, strange as it may appear, never occurred to them (the Indians) that they were suffering for the
Mixed Reaction to Bergdahl's Recovery By Service Members Who Consider Him a Deserter (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, military, POW, ethics, Americans, hero, traitor, government, ethics, crime, news )

Carrie
- 56 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's recovery after five years in captivity has rekindled anger among some of his military peers over how he came to fall into enemy hands and the price the United States has paid to get him back.
Judge Who Ended Probe of Koch Activities in WI Regularly Attends Koch-Funded Junkets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Koch Brothers, government, ethics, crime, Wisconsin, dishonesty, politics, elections, corruption )

Carrie
- 62 days ago - rawstory.com
A federal judge who stopped Wisconsin's criminal investigation of spending during the 2011 and 2012 recall elections regularly attends all-expense paid junkets funded by a Koch brother and other conservative interests.
Sign the Petition Opposing Investor-State Dispute Settlement in Trade Agreements PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, money, news, government, world, abuse, crime, dishonesty, abuse )

Robert
- 69 days ago - action.citizen.org
Multinational corporations are scheming for new rights to sue governments -- in clandestine, foreign tribunals -- demanding taxpayer compensation for profits they allegedly lose over health and safety, environmental, financial and worker protections we all
The Epitome of a Republican Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, abuse, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, crime, news, politics, lies )

Jason
- 70 days ago - northjersey.com
Christie to cut $2.4 billion from planned pension payments - Money set aside for his rich, fat cat supporters off limits. No new taxes on the rich. 6 credit down grades since he took over.
Save the Internet!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, FCC, internet, government, media, u.s. )

Kathy
- 79 days ago - cms.fightforthefuture.org
The FCC is proposing new rules that will be great for Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, but terrible for the rest of us. This agency has been surrounded by corporate lobbyists for too long. Help us surround FCC headquarters with people who love the Internet and
Texas Says It Will Ignore Rules Designed to Prevent Rape of Minors in Prisons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, dishonesty, ethics, crime, republicans, politics, news )

Cal
- 79 days ago - takepart.com
Linda Bruntmyer went to her grave thinking she'd won reform in honor of her son, who was repeatedly assaulted in a Texas prison. But Rick Perry has decided he won't follow those rules.
 

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