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US Politics & Gov't

HAVE YOU HEARD: The U.S. Navy Just Announced The End Of Big Oil And No One Noticed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fuel, seawater, government, US Navy, NRL, science, research, environment, CO2, H2, gas-to-liquids, liquid hydrocarbon )

Julie
- 1 day ago - proudtobeafilthyliberalscum.com
Surf's up! The Navy appears to have achieved the Holy Grail of energy independence - turning seawater into fue!: After decades of experiments, Navy scientists believe they may have solved one of the world's great challenges: how to turn seawater into fuel
A Resounding Vote Against Koch Brothers Dollarocracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brothers Dollarocracy, US voters, congress, corruption, government, SupremeCourt, americans, politics )

Jess
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Even as the US Supreme Court attempts to expand the scope and reach of the already dangerous dominance of our politics by billionaires and their willing servants, Americans are voting in overwhelming numbers against the new politics of dollarocracy.
5 Protests Blooming in Washington This Spring
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Washington DC, Government, Activists, Direct Action, Protests, Marches, Climate Change, Corruption, Economic Policy, Labor, Resistance, Immigration )

Brian
- 3 days ago - wagingnonviolence.org
"It's not just the cherry blossoms busting out across Washington, D.C., but protests of all varieties. As the snow melts in our collective memory, creative acts of resistance are taking hold on the wet ground of Washington. Here's a look at five of them."
The Government Listens To Lobbyists And The Wealthy, Not You And Me
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Government, Politics, Corruption, Two Party Sham, Corporate Agenda, Lobbyists, Wealthy Elites, Class War, Oligarchy )

Brian
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"When organized interest groups or economic elites want a particular policy passed, there's a strongly likelihood their wishes will come true. But when average citizens support something, they have next to no influence."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MINIMUM WAGE, law, laws, congress, economy, ethics, news, obama, politics, usa, government )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Raising the minimum wage would not only improve the lives of millions of hardworking Americans and their families but also build a stronger economy and decrease the need for government assistance.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Members of Congress: Pass the Government By The People Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CITIZENS UNITED, Citizens United Decision, Govenrment by the Poeple act, politics, obama, propaganda, government, dishonesty, corruption, americans, usa, ethics, congress )

Cal
- 10 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The Government By the People Act increases the power of the small contributions that ordinary citizens can afford to give, providing incentives for congressional candidates to reach out to average constituents, not just dial for dollars from wealthy donor
Sign the Petition to Delaware Legislature: Hold Hearings on How a Wealthy, Admitted Child Rapist Avoided a Single Day of Jail Ti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, politics, society, safety, rights, child, culture, crime, americans, ethics, family, dishonesty, government, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness )

Robert
- 15 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to the Delaware legislature, urging them to convene hearings on how a wealthy, admitted child rapist avoided a single day of jail time.
OUTRAGEOUS! Not One Home Fully Rebuilt Under City-Run Sandy Program: Officials
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: red tape, Sandy relief, boondoggle, lack of political will, bureaucratic bungling, usa, news, government, corruption, dishonesty )

Cal
- 15 days ago - nbcnewyork.com
New York City politicians and victims of Sandy are attacking a city-run program that's supposed to rebuild homes destroyed by the storm but that officials admit has yet to complete a single project.
Why the 30,000 Remaining Palestinian Refugees From '48 Morph Into 5 Million
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: America, Obama, Abbas, Palestinians, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, Palestinians, politics, propaganda, terrorism, usa, terrorist )

Ge
- 23 days ago - cifwatch.com
The Times of Israel reported today that, during his meeting with Barack Obama last Monday, Mahmoud Abbas not only refused to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, but reiterated his refusal to abandon the so-called "right of return" for Palestinian "refu
Exposed: Are Senator Feinstein and Her Cronies Looting the U.S. Post Office? -
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, usa, Dianne Feinstein, dishonesty, ethics, government )

Cal
- 25 days ago - occupy.com
Through her aides, Senator Feinstein allegedly used her office to get inside information for the benefit of her husband's company. -
Georgia Activists Confront GOP Rejection of Medicaid as Moral Mondays Spread Across South
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, healthcare, u.s., politics, news, government, ethics, americans )

Cal
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
"Medicaid expansion now!" was the rallying cry this week of a rising grassroots movement spreading across the South.
OP-ED: Conservatives Defend Inequality Out of Self-Interest -- Nothing More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ECONOMIC INEQUALITYu.s., republicans, propaganda, lies, media, news, politics, government, ethics )

Cal
- 29 days ago - theweek.com
Don't believe this nonsense about "trickle down economics." There is no trickling
12 Facts You Need to Know About Our Retirement Crisis as the Battle Over Social Security Is Far From Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, socialsecurity, obama, usa, politics, news, u.s. )

Cal
- 31 days ago - alternet.org
Obama's reversal on Social Security cutbacks isn't the major victory it appears to be. Here's why.
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
- 31 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
- 31 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
 

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