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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
- 34 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.
These States Still Ban Cohabitation, Sex Toys... And Gay Marriage (INFOGRAPHIC)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, laws, society, gay marriage, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, crime, politics )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying.
Stand Against 'Shoot First' Laws ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Stand your Ground, usa, crime, Trayvon, Jordan )

Nancy
- 52 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
As we accelerate our efforts demanding that state governments oppose and repeal "Shoot First", we'll also urge federal officials to investigate how these laws protect and embolden those who commit hate crimes.
PETITION - Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Contamination!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, fracking, crime, government, ethics? )

David
- 54 days ago - leftaction.com
Send a message to the EPA: Tell them it's time to reopen their fracking investigations and provide residents with safe drinking water. It's time for the EPA to do its job and protect the drinking water of the American people. --- Sign the petition?
US Military's New Tactic to Curtail Sexual Assaults: Nab Serial 'Predators'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexual assaults in the US military, crime and punishment, u.s., politics, government, ethics, military, crime )

Cal
- 57 days ago - csmonitor.com
To combat sexual assaults, military officials shift tactics to focus on ferreting out serial predators. Here's why they're increasingly convinced that relatively few people in the ranks commit the bulk of such crimes.
Louisiana Congressional Candidate Said Viagra Is Made From His Blood (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Louisiana, Edwin Edwards, corruption, government, politics, democrats, republicans, ethics, elections, crime )

Carrie
- 62 days ago - motherjones.com
He's back. On Wednesday, less than three years after being released from federal prison, Louisiana Democrat Edwin Edwards told Bloomberg's Al Hunt he intends to run for the House seat being vacated by Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is running for Senate.
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
- 66 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.
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
- 80 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.
Chris Christie's Office Refuses to Release Personal Emails of Aides Involved in Bridge Scandal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, cover-up, New Jersey, American Bridge, democrats, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, lies, ethics, government, crime, politics )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - rawstory.com
American Bridge, a pro-Democratic group that conducts opposition research on Republicans, said today that it filed a request under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act for the emails. Christie's office denied it in a letter dated Thursday, the group said.
When Protesting Bush's Wars Was a Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, arrests, bush, cheney, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, government, Govtfearmongering, iraq, lies, media, politics, propaganda, protests, republicans )

Kit
- 91 days ago - consortiumnews.com
In 2004, at the height - or depths - of George W. Bush's presidency, the very idea of protesting his "war on terror" or invasion of Iraq was deemed worthy of repressing, the backdrop for mass arrests outside the Republican National Convention [....]
Four Years After Citizens United: Is Campaign Cash Buying Justice in State Courts?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, judicial races, state politics, usa, elections, crime, corruption, americans, news, government, ethics )

Cal
- 91 days ago - truth-out.org
New research shows that outside spending has had a big impact on judicial races , raising concerns about state judges' ability to remain impartial in a political world where hefty chunks of campaign cash can make or break elections.
GOP Florida House Candidate on Obama: 'It's Time to Arrest and Hang Him High'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Joshua Black, republicans, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, lies, crime, politics, news )

Carrie
- 92 days ago - rawstory.com
Joshua Black, a candidate for Florida House District 68, said on Monday that the time had come to "hang" President Barack Obama. "It's time to arrest and hang him high," he added.
Take Action: Join Our Call to Investigate Rep. Joel Kleefisch.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, crime, elections, ethics, government, politics, usa, money )

JL
- 93 days ago - act.onewisconsinnow.org
It wasn't right when Rep. Joel Kleefisch wrote legislation to help his wealthy campaign contributor who wanted to pay less in child support. But was it illegal?
Senate Probers: Stevens Didn't Have to Die in Benghazi
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Benghazi, Ambassador Stevens, report, terrorism, u.s., Obama, Clinton, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, murder, lies )

Ge
- 93 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A rare bipartisan report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released Wednesday attempted to put to rest conspiracy theories and politically-driven allegations about the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks that killed four American officials.
Report and VIDEO From January 11th Protest Against Guantanamo in DC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Prison, World Can't Wait, Guantanamo, government, politics, crime, constitution ) )

Angelika
- 95 days ago - worldcantwait.net
Over 200 people gathered in pouring rain at the White House on the beginning of the 13th year of operation of the Guantanamo prison to demand Close Guantanamo Now. (Follow up posting )
 

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