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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
- 1078 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Bernie Sanders: "I Am Prepared To Run for President of the United States"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, freedoms, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, Independent candidate, goodnews, politics, Senator Bernie Sanders )

Kit
- 1087 days ago - truth-out.org
Bernie Sanders says he is "prepared to run for president of the United States." That's not a formal announcement. A lot can change between now and 2016, and the populist senator from Vermont bristles at the whole notion of a permanent campaign.
Obama to Raise Minimum Wage Under Federal Contractors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, executive order, fair wages, government, healthcare, housing, lies, media, obama, politics, state of the union )

Kit
- 1125 days ago - nytimes.com
President Obama plans to sign an executive order requiring that janitors, construction workers and others working for federal contractors be paid at least $10.10 an hour, using his own power to enact a more limited version of a policy that [....]
Bill Moyers Essay: The United States of Inequality - With Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt )

Kit
- 1125 days ago - billmoyers.com
The unprecedented level of economic inequality in America is undeniable. In an extended essay, Bill shares examples of the striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country, including a video report on California's Silicon Valley, [....]
Nine Welfare Myths Exploded
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, welfare myths )

Kit
- 1147 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Every so often Facebook is covered with the little "ecards" and other items that complain about "lazy people on welfare" who have an iPhone, a new car, are buying cigarettes, and are just generally living the good life off of the rest [....]
JP MORGAN CHASE: DON'T EVICT 78-YEAR OLD DISABLED GRANDMA SUSIE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, constitution, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, economy, housing, lies, news, propaganda, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, terrorism, usa, u.s., politics, americans )

Cynthia
- 1162 days ago - start2.occupyourhomes.org
Mrs, Johnson has been the victim of one of the most egregious crimes during this housing crisis.The originator of her loan, John Stolaranko, was convicted of mortgage fraud, served time in jail and paid 5m in fines yet Chase is intent on throwing her...
Decisions Are Made By Those Who Show Up -- William Rivers Pitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, VOTE )

Kit
- 1190 days ago - truth-out.org
One year from today, every single seat in the House of Representatives will be up for a vote, as will a third of the Senate, a pile of Governor's offices, and hundreds of legislative offices in every state.
Congress Critters Kiss Wall Street Butt for Cash
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 1202 days ago - jimhightower.com
On the day before Halloween, the ethically-challenged members of our lobbyist-haunted House of Representatives did a perverse imitation of "Profiles in Courage," turning that body into "Profiles in Spinelessness."
Citing Herman Wallace, Amnesty Intl Launches Campaign to Free Albert Woodfox (TAKE ACTION)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, GoodNews, goodnews, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, housing, lies, media, news, obama, politics, u.s., usa, war, supreme )

Angola
- 1235 days ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
Today Amnesty Intl declared: "Herman died a free man. Let's help Albert live as one." Before he died, Herman said: "I want the world to know that I am an innocent man and that Albert Woofox is innocent as well...The state may have stolen my life, but..."
Free At Last! Herman Wallace Has Finally Been Released (Watch Democracy Now! and More)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, healthcare, news, media, politics, u.s., usa, SupremeCourt )

Angola
- 1243 days ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
After a long, dramatic day, we are humbled to report that last nite, the indomitable, irrepressible Herman Wallace has just been released after spending over 4 decades in solitary confinement. Herman was driven away from the prison a free man, awake and..
BREAKING: Guardian Reports That LA Authorities Will Not Release Herman Wallace Despite Court Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, u.s. )

Angola
- 1244 days ago - theguardian.com
A gruesome legal battle over the fate of a dying man is being played out at the Hunt correctional center in St Gabriel, LA, as state authorities refuse to release a former member of the Black Panther movement despite a federal court ordering they do so.
BREAKING: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 Has Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, housing, news, politics, SupremeCourt, u.s., usa )

Angola
- 1244 days ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
Herman Wallace's conviction has been overturned today, based on the systematic exclusion of women from the jury in violation of the 14th Amendment. Furthermore, the Judge clearly orders that "the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Purchase Wounded Knee, SD to Return to the Sioux Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government, world, WOUNDED KNEE, native rights )

AWAY AWHI
- 1265 days ago - change.org
The Wounded Knee Massacre site is up for sale by a private owner, James Czywczynski, who is non-Native. Ownership of this land was stripped from the people of Pine Ridge by the Dawes Act of 1887.
*Take Action* Social Security Works - Build It, Don't Cut It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, dishonesty, ethics, government, healthcare, housing, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity )

Kit
- 1278 days ago - action.ourfuture.org
Join Senators Harkin and Begich and over 300,000 people in demanding that Congress expand, not cut, Social Security. With corporations cutting worker pensions, Americans rely on Social Security more than ever. Congress should expand Social Security --
 

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