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US Politics & Gov't

Money Koch Bros. Stole From Tribes Could Swing Mid-Term Elections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Borthers, ethics, cheating the native americans, usa )

Cal
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Some of the Koch fortune (Forbes puts Charles and David Koch's net worth at about $40 billion each) that makes possible the brothers' hefty contributions to conservative causes came from cheating American Indian tribes out of oil royalties 30 years ago.
Endorse This: All Of The Groups That Fox News Wants To Stop From Voting ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voting rights, republicans, ethics, corruption, media, elections, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The right-wing media usually talks a good game about how strict new voting restrictions are needed to keep elections safe from fraud. But, like Republican politicians, they occasionally slip up and admit their real goal: stopping Democrats from voting.
40,000 Voter Registrations Have Mysteriously Vanished, Could Determine Control Of The Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter registration, elections, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, republicans, government, politics, news, corruption, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A court could decide any day now whether tens of thousands of Georgia voters can cast a ballot this November, a choice that could sway the outcome of the state's neck-and-neck races for Governor and Senator.
You Can Still Eat This Corgi In Pennsylvania, Thanks To The NRA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, Pennsylvania, Americans, laws, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
It is currently legal to slaughter and eat dogs or cats in Pennsylvania, and, thanks in large part to lobbying from the National Rifle Association, it will remain so. Although the animal cruelty bill passed the state senate by a 36-12 margin -- and even...
Publicly Condemn Conservative's Violent Threats - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, politics, republicans, lies, media, ethics, government, violence )

Beverly
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that the NRA remove Ted Nugent from its Board of Directors and publicly condemn his remarks.
There Are Some Things About Gaza That I Still Can't Wrap My Head Around
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Israel, Gaza, aid to Israel, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
What's the difference between 212 million in aid to rebuild a man made disaster and 3.1 billion in aid that goes annually to Israel so it can continue creating man made disasters?
Challenge Chris Christie: "You're 'Tired' of Hearing About the Minimum Wage? Then Try Living on It" ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, government, NJ, USA, republicans, ethics, elections, family, americans, economy, money )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - leftaction.com
Governor Christie is apparently bored by the topic, but millions of Americans working for the minimum wage don't have that luxury. Maybe Governor Christie needs to experience that first hand.
Tell Congress: Oppose the Republican Handout to Payday Lenders ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, loan industry bail-out, government, money-laundering, USA, ethics, crime )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Only House Republicans would be OK with making illegal money-laundering easier in order to bail out a predatory loan industry, but that's exactly what they will do if we don't speak up.
IRS Whistleblowers: Agency Executives Behind Multibillion-Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, tax giveaways to corporations, corruption, news, government, ethics, crime, cover-up, obama, economy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - truth-out.org
A veteran Internal Revenue Service attorney demands a congressional audit of the IRS to investigate the agency's alleged role in allowing US corporations to illegally avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes even as it cracks down on individuals and smal
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker Based 'Living Wage' Ruling on Restaurant Industry Study
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker, restaurant industry, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, government, lies, freedoms, economy, republicans )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Under pressure to raise the state's minimum wage, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confidently declared that there was no need. Low-wage workers had filed a complaint charging that the state's minimum wage -- $7.25 -- did not constitute a "living wage" as...
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
A Hispanic Man Delivers Absentee Ballots, and Now Conservatives Want Him Dead (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Arizona, elections, government, republicans, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives are outraged over what they claim, mistakenly, to be evidence of massive voter fraud being perpetrated in Arizona, The Daily Dot reports.Despite the outrage from conservative sites, Marine was not behaving illegally when he delivered the...
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - ibtimes.com
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
We're Doing Almost Nothing To Protect Local Translators In Iraq And Afghanistan ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, Afghanistan, Iraq, translators, interpreters, military, immigration red tape, protection, government, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - digg.com
Translators who have aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.
 

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