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US Politics & Gov't

Agreeing to Remove the Confederate Flag Isn't Courageous ~ It's Just Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, Confederate flag, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, propaganda, politics, news )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
For all the congratulation Haley will doubtless garner, she still tooted the whistle of southern Lost Cause rhetoric loud and hard enough to send a few terriers home with burst eardrums. After meaningless puffery about South Carolina being ...
Just A Few Important Words About The 'Declaration Of Independence'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: history, luly 4. Independence Day, politics, news )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics to think about the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
Remove the Confederate Flag From All Government Places PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, murder, law, interesting, humans, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, americans, abuse, women, terrorism, republicans, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, crime, corruption )

Robert
- 17 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Confederate flag is not a symbol of southern pride but rather a symbol of rebellion and racism. On the heels of the brutal killing of nine Black people in a South Carolina church by a racist terrorist, it's time to put that symbol of rebellion and rac
'Obama Coffee' Is Black and Weak' ~ Racist Tweet From Wife of Israel's Vice Premier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Israel, Judy Mozes, racist tweet, ethics, government, politics, news, dishonesty, corruption )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Mozes is a journalist and radio host. Silvan Shalom is Israel's vice prime minister and minister of the interior. The Independent says Mozes has since removed the tweet and apologized.
Supreme Court Strikes Down 'Born In Israel' Passport Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOOD NEWS, Supreme Court, Israel, Jerusalem, Palestine, ethics, justice, presidential authority, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Supreme Court struck down a disputed law Monday that would have allowed Americans born in Jerusalem to list their birthplace as Israel on their U.S. passports in an important ruling that underscores the president's authority in foreign affairs.
Struggles With Finances Track Marco Rubio's Career ~ He Loves Speedboats, Audis, and Debt!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, candidates, Marco Rubio, finances, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, republicans, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - nytimes.com
Last week, he sold a second home at a $18,000 loss, the latest in a series of financial missteps that include everything from appointing his wife as a political action committee treasurer to using party money for a family reunion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Universal, Automatic Voter Registration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, voter registration, usa, news, goodnews )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Presidential contender and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a revolutionary idea: automatic, universal voter registration at age 18.
A Chris Christie Presidency Would Be 'Very Disturbing', New Jerseyans Warn
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, elections, republicans, news, politics, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, media, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
The problem for Christie is that New Jersey's reputation for sharp speech cuts both ways - and it is a big state with, currently, a lot of Christie detractors. The "tell it like it is" campaign, it appears, could turn into an extended razzing of the ...
Obamacare Enrollees Anxiously Await Supreme Court Decision That Threatens Their Coverage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACA, health care, Americans, ethics, Supreme Court, government, politics, news, freedoms, republicans, abuse )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Karen Hines is worried about getting two pieces of very bad news this June. The first would be her cancer returning. The second would be her health insurance becoming abruptly unaffordable.
Huckabee: Confederate Flag-Waving South Carolina Can't Be Racist Because It Has An 'Indian' Governor ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, ethics, racism, South Carolina, Confederate Flag, government, elections, politics, republicans, freedoms, news, media )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
Appearing on Meet The Press, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee refused to condemn the state of South Carolina for flying the Confederate flag, instead saying the state can't possibly be racist because they elected an 'Indian' governor.
KKK Plans SC Statehouse Rally, Says Dylann Roof 'Was Heading in the Right Direction'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, KKK, North Carolina, South Carolina, ethics, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, government, news, politics, crime, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
A North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group announced plans to hold a rally in front of the South Carolina Statehouse on July 18. "This is our state, and they are not welcome," Gov. Nikki Haley said in a statement.
WATCH: MSNBC Host Goes Berserk When Ex-Cheney Aide Says It's Too Soon to Talk About Guns ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, gun control, gun violence, gun laws, government, ethics, democrats, republicans, politics, dishonesty, news, elections, freedoms, congress )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
After a years-long pattern of mass shootings followed by conservatives who always say that it's too soon after the tragedy to talk about gun control, MSNBC Alex Witt finally hit her breaking point on Saturday.
D.C. Cardinal Destroys Rush Limbaugh With a Smile: America's 'BlessingâEUR(TM) Is Freedom to Rant Without âEUR~Facts' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pope Francis, climate-change, Papal Encyclical, religions, politics, government, democrats, republicans, ethics, news, freedoms, media )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
The Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl on Sunday rebuked conservatives who claimed that Pope Francis had no business speaking out on climate change.
5 GOP Presidential Hopefuls Who Seem Perfectly Happy to Let Confederate Flag Fly
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, republicans, Americans, Confederate flag, racism, ethics, politics, news, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - alternet.org
In the wake of the Charleston shootings, the Confederate flag has become a political issue once again. Prominent Republicans like Mitt Romney have taken stands against the flag. However, not all well-known GOP members have taken a definitive stand.
 

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