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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION NOW! Support the Paycheck Fairness Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, wage equality, women's rights, labor, economy, dishonesty, politics, news, usa, government, ethics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - action.momsrising.org
It's past time to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. It's been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was enacted, but women still earn, on average, 23 percent less than men earn.
Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, 56-40
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, congress, media, news, republicans, politics )

Nils Ande
- 7 days ago - marketwatch.com
WASHINGTON--The Senate on Saturday night passed and sent to President Barack Obama a $1.1 trillion government spending bill in a rare weekend session triggered by a conservative revolt against the measure over immigration.
DISHONEST! The New Federal Budget Is Chock-Full of Goodies for Pollutocrats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, congress, budget bill, damaging riders, politics, news, government, dishonesty, corruption, obama, media, usa, republicans )

Cal
- 10 days ago - grist.org
The bill undermines some environmental policies while giving big banks and big political donors more freedom to run roughshod over the American public.
Homelessness Is Not a Crime -- and Neither Is Feeding the Hungry! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, homelessness, law, crime, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, news, economy )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thirty-three cities now ban or are considering banning giving food to homeless people -- and some are threatening to throw people in jail in they're caught feeding the hungry.
This Map Helps Explain Why America's Reaction to Ferguson Is Divided Along Racial Lines | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, news )

Jean
- 18 days ago - takepart.com
One week after a grand jury refused to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Americans who are outraged about the decision show no signs of ending their protests.
Anti-Defamation League Creates Blacklist of Groups That Link Ferguson to Palestine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Human Rights, ADL, Israel, Palestine, Ferguson, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - muzzlewatch.com
File this under "You can't make this up."Abe Foxman, whose $688,000 annual salary makes him one of the most over-paid pro-Israel lobbyists in the country, recently embarrassed himself (again) by actually releasing a press statement lecturing NFL star...
What Democrats Must Do Now to Fill Judicial Vacancies Before Republicans Take Over the Senate ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Federal Judges, republicans, democrats, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, news, congress )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Besides ensuring the government doesn't shut down, there's no Senate business more important between now and January than leaving a long-term legacy of highly-qualified judges on the federal bench.
Citing Security Concerns, Darren Wilson Resigns From Ferguson Police Force
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, politics, news, interesting, humans, freedoms, ethics, death, security, Darren Wilson, Ferguson police, police, unarmed )

Darren
- 21 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in August, has resigned from the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, his attorney, Neil Bruntrager, confirmed to CNN Saturday night.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Senator Mark Udall: Release the Torture Report Now! Add Your Name
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: use of torture, bushadministration, crime, ethics, cover-up, dishonesty, congress, politics, news, usa )

Cal
- 25 days ago - releasethetorturereport.com
The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" is expected to detail shocking abuse of prisoners at the hands of the CIA during the Bush administration, and even possible CIA lying to Congress.
7 Ways You Can Help People in Ferguson Now | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, news, police, people, pain, sorrow )

Jean
- 25 days ago - takepart.com
You don't need to be local to assist the Missouri community's healing.
Conservatives Want to Take People's Food Stamps Away--Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food stamps, social programs, conservatives, heartless, heartless scorn for the working classes, politics, news, republicans, lies, government )

Cal
- 28 days ago - takepart.com
Meanwhile, a new report shows why low-income Americans need the program now more than ever.
Why the Democrats Are Stupid to Allow a Senate Vote on Keystone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, democrats, republicans, Keystone XL vote )

Cal
- 34 days ago - grist.org
Sen. Mary Landrieu, an oil-loving Democrat from the oil-loving state of Louisiana, is poised to lose her runoff race next month and therefore her seat
House Passes Bill Approving Keystone XL Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, environment, usa, news )

Nils Ande
- 37 days ago - marketwatch.com
The House of Representatives passed a bill Friday approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Bill Cassidy, the Louisiana Republican who is facing Democrat Mary Landrieu in their state's Dec. 6 Senate runoff elec
Elephants Are in Danger: A Tusky Business (Jon Stewart Show Aired 11/12/2014)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, conservation, endangered, ethics, extinction, habitat, investigation, protection, slaughter, suffering, wildlife, dishonesty, cover-up, government, lies, news, terrorism, crime )

Lidia
- 38 days ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Tusky Business Aired: 11/12/14 | Views: 12,590 The United States government seeks to curb its contributions to the illegal ivory trade, which is endangering elephants and funding terrorists groups in Africa. (9:03)
 

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