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US Politics & Gov't

Rep. Ryan Propose Cuts to Disabled Veterans' Benefits, AGAIN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, republicans, healthcare, healthcare, housing, elections )

James
- 15 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today strongly disagreed with a proposal by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to cut Social Security and disabled veterans' benefits to pay for more defense spending.
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
DWP Please End Unfair ATOS Medical Assessments. 'Please Read & Sign'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, healthcare, dishonesty, society, law, government, risks, food, investigation, housing )

Borg
- 122 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2014 alone, over 2000 people with disabilities have been summoned to these medical assessments with a mere 18 people declared unfit for work. The assessments continue as the claims discontinue. We call for an end to these bogus medicals and base...
Families Living in FEMA-Funded Housing After Hurricane Sandy Must Now Pay Rent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Hurricane Sandy, FEMA, ethics, dishonesty, government, housing, news, economy )

Carrie
- 176 days ago - rawstory.com
Rent will be charged starting Thursday to more than 1,300 families displaced from their East Coast homes by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 and sheltered since then in apartments and bungalows largely paid for by the federal government.
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
- 221 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
- 230 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
- 268 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
- 268 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
- 290 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
- 305 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...
Sen. Warren and 6 Others Introduce Bill Barring Employers From Rejecting Job Seekers for Bad Credit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, Economy Recession, food, hunger, poverty )

Frank
- 308 days ago - dailykos.com
"It is, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says in an email, a small issue. But the Equal Employment for All Act would make a big difference for job-seeking Americans with poor credit ratings."- dailykos.com
TAKE ACTION: Support the Strengthen Social Security Act (S.567)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', congress, constitution, ethics, government, housing, politics, socialsecurity )

Beverly
- 333 days ago - afl.salsalabs.com
Add your name to this petition to urge your Senator to cosponsor this important legislation.
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
- 333 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
- 345 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."
 

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