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US Politics & Gov't

As Iraq Unravels, US Repeats Mistakes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Quagmire, US, War of Terror, Invasion, Occupation, Chaos, Resistance, Civil War, American Imperialism, Obama, War Monger, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - truth-out.org
"Airstrikes will not mold Iraq into a stable or inclusive state. At the root of this laziness is ignorance of history. Yet, by declaring his support for the new Iraqi prime minister, Obama may have replicated the conditions that produced Maliki..."
McConnell's Plan to Shut Down Obama (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, elections, ethics, dishonesty, Obama, obstructionism, government shutdown, corruption, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - politico.com
Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown.
U.S. Commandos Tried To Rescue Foley And Other Hostages
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Obama, James Foley, Americans, military, rescue mission, government )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - nytimes.com
A United States Special Operations team tried and failed to rescue James Foley and other Americans held hostage in Syria during a secret mission earlier this summer authorized by President Obama, senior administration officials said Wednesday.
Koch Brothers Spending Big on State Supreme Court Races
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: koch Brothers, Citizens United, wanton spending on elections, corruption, SupremeCourt, obama, news, abuse, usa, media, ethics, government, dishonesty )

Cal
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
Big-money groups in Washington are spending big on nonpartisan judicial elections in order to protect state legislatures' agendas from legal challenges.
Terrifying: What ISIS Just Said Could Make Obama Decide To Completely Wipe Them Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, Islamic State, Obama, White House, airstrikes, persecution, religious minorities, jihadists )

Beatrice
- 10 days ago - westernjournalism.com
The group ISIS (aka the Islamic State) recently declared that "we will raise the flag of Allah in the White House." This happened before President Barack Obama ordered airstrikes against ISIS because of its brutal persecution of religious minorities
Iraq Accuses IS of Yazidi Atrocity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Yazidi, IS, Muslims, murdr, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, freedoms, obama, terrorism, usa, war, troops )

Ge
- 10 days ago - news24.com
Islamic State militants have killed hundreds of Iraq's minority Yazidis, burying some alive and taking women as slaves, an Iraqi government minister said on Sunday, as US warplanes again bombed the insurgents.
Laura Ingraham Discovers Bush Is to Blame for ISIS: 'Iraq Is Worse Than Before We Went in' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Obama, Iraq, US, media, government, ethics, politics, war, freedoms, terrorism, military )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
During a panel segment on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace asked Ingraham if President Barack Obama had made the correct decision by ordering airstrikes against ISIS, a group of Islamic radicals who are taking advantage of a power vacuum in Iraq to...
Republican Agrees With ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hate, GOP lies, iraq, obama, pseudo-Christians, video )

TomCat
- 11 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Responding to a Republican Mess
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Incompetence, iraq, obama, video )

TomCat
- 12 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Rights Groups Sue US Government Over Deportation of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, immigration, congress, ethics, politics, Guatemala, El Salvador, ACLU, legal representation, Eric Holder, obama )

Lynn
- 18 days ago - commondreams.org
The lawsuit, J.E.F.M. v. Holder, was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Wash. It charges the U.S. Department of Justice ... with violating the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment ... and ... requiring a "full and fair hearing" before an immigration judge.
House Republicans Vote To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, republicans, obama, politics, government, dishonesty, democrats, congress, americans, usa )

Cal
- 21 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225 to 201 on Wednesday to authorize Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) to sue President Barack Obama and others in his administration for failure to fully implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Pope Francis Sounds Too Much Like Obama to Be Honored By Congress, Republican Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, House Resolution 440, Pope Francis, Obama, liberal, freedoms, congress, government, ethics, politics, news, republicans )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - rawstory.com
House Resolution 440 aims to "congratulate Pope Francis on his election and recognize his inspirational statements and actions," but according to one Republican backer of the legislation, the resolution is dead because Pope Francis is "sounding like Obama
New Legislation Could Stop Some of NSA's Creepy Big Brother Behaviors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, BIg Brother, NSA, spying on citizens, privacy rights )

Cal
- 22 days ago - takepart.com
Senators argue the NSA shouldn't be allowed to stockpile everyone's telephone records without authorization to investigate.
Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, republicans, impeachment, ethics, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, news, congress, corruption, politics, government )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Over the past several weeks, Republicans have increasingly insisted that something has to be done about President Barack Obama's tyrannical abuse of power. According to a new poll, the rest of the country completely disagrees.
7 Ways U.S. Foreign Policy Would Be Even More Disastrous If There Were a Republican in the White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world crises, Obama, republicans, government, propaganda, ethics, news, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
It's hard to recall a time when the world presented more crises with fewer easy solutions. For the Republicans, all of these woes have a common genesis: American weakness projected by Barack Obama. Really? It's instructive to ask: What exactly would...
 

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