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Congress: Stop Rape in the Military Now ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rape, military, sexual assault, laws, corruption, cover-up, americans )

Nancy
- 337 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
These bills would fundamentally change the way the military handles rape cases and would be an enormous improvement over the current system. They would increase accountability and transparency by giving prosecutors and judges, not commanders, power over..
Stand With Victims of Military Sexual Assault ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, sexual assault, laws, corruption, cover-up, americans )

Nancy
- 339 days ago - barbaraboxer.com
We learned last week that the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is more pervasive than we even knew, and we knew it was bad. In the last two years, sexual assaults are up 30%, to 26,000 instances. The news also broke that the officer in charge...
TAKE ACTION: END RAPE IN THE MILITARY
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, ethics, government, constitution, troops )

Beverly
- 357 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
Add your name as a co-sponsor of the STOP Act and tell your representatives in Congress to support it.
New Report: Fortune 100 Companies Have Received $1.2 Trillion in Corporate Welfare Recently
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, Corporate Welfare, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military )

Kit
- 30 days ago - truth-out.org
Military contractors, oil companies and banks are the biggest 'welfare queens' around.
Veterans Jobs Bill Dies in Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, military, budget, veterans issues, helping jobless veterans, congress, corruption, usa, news, media, troops )

Cal
- 50 days ago - wltx.com
Partisan gridlock is to blame for a veterans bill that failed in the Senate Thursday.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Bring An End to Sexual Assault in the Military
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, politics, SEXUAL ASAULTS, ACCOUNTABILITY, VIOLENCE, usa, news, ethics )

Cal
- 117 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Pentagon recently estimated 26,000 male and female services members were sexually assaulted between 2011 and 2012, documenting a 37 percent increase from the previous year
Dick Cheney Rips Obama for Defense Cuts: Spend on Military, Not Food Stamps (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dick Cheney, dishonesty, lies, media, ethics, republicans, military, government, politics )

Carrie
- 53 days ago - rawstory.com
ormer Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday accused President Barack Obama of cutting the defense budget because "he would rather spend money on food stamps."
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
- 146 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.
GOOD NEWS! Zero U.S. Troops Died In Combat In March, The First Time In More Than A Decade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, goodnews, troops, usa, war )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thinkprogress.org
March 2014 marked the first time in more than a decade that there were zero U.S. fatalities among American troops engaging in combat, according to numbers from the Department of Defense.
The Ghost of Authoritarianism .... Presented By Members of the US Congress for Halloween
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascism, authoriitarianism, fascism, Nazi, americans, congress, corruption, freedoms, government, military, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Betsy
- 186 days ago - truth-out.org
In the aftermath of the reign of Nazi terror in the 1940s, the philosopher Theodor Adorno wrote: National Socialism lives on
With War Off the Table, It's Time for Syria Cease-Fire, Negotiations and Talking to Iran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, constitution, ethics, government, media, military, negotiations, Obama, politics, policy )

Kit
- 220 days ago - truth-out.org
It's time for a fundamental change in U.S. policy toward Syria and Iran. ***Petition attached ***
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
- 30 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.
The Sugar Makes the Poison Taste Sweet -- William Rivers Pitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, media, military, obama, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

Kit
- 79 days ago - truth-out.org
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) stormed out of the chamber before the speech was finished. Rep. Randy Weber (R-Also TX) sent out a Tweet calling Mr. Obama the "Kommandant-In-Chef" before the speech even began.
The Budget Deal Is a Big Win for the Pentagon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, obama, politics, usa, new budget, congress )

Cal
- 127 days ago - motherjones.com
The Pentagon has once more gotten a reprieve from the budget ax: Under Murray and Ryan's congressional budget deal, the Pentagon will get an additional $32 billion, or 4.4 percent, in 2014, leaving its base budget at a higher level than in 2005 and 2006.
 

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