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US Politics & Gov't

Why Do Tea Partiers Get to Parade Around Armed, While Peaceful Protests Are Met With Tanks?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, police, activism, tea party, society, usa, ethics, media, u.s. )

Cal
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
Police militarization in Ferguson highlights a disturbing trend in America.
Watch What Happens When Police Confront a White 'Open Carry' Gun Nut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, crime, americans, culture, law, police, safety, crime, death, dishonesty, violence )

Wild
- 25 days ago - alternet.org
Police show great patience with possibly drunk, very agitated, gun-waving armed white man. What if he were black?
Tell Congress: Pass the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stop the Militarizing Law Enforcement Ac, Section 1033, NDAA, war zone, police )

Dandelion
- 46 days ago - dailykos.com
Section 1033 of a military spending bill passed in 1996 allows the Pentagon to give "surplus war material" to local police departments. As a direct result, we see situations like what we saw in Ferguson. Please sign Petition.
Sign the Petition to Delaware Legislature: Hold Hearings on How a Wealthy, Admitted Child Rapist Avoided a Single Day of Jail Ti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, politics, society, safety, rights, child, culture, crime, americans, ethics, family, dishonesty, government, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness )

Robert
- 182 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to the Delaware legislature, urging them to convene hearings on how a wealthy, admitted child rapist avoided a single day of jail time.
Drop the Charges Against Darrin Manning ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police abuse of power, police, Philadelphia, violencesurgery, government )

Nancy
- 249 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Earlier this month, 16-year old Darrin Manning, a straight-A student and star athlete was forced to undergo emergency surgery to repair his ruptured testicle after a violent Stop and Frisk encounter with Philadelphia police.
Wisc!: Walker Republicans Have a Fascination With Secrecy : Media Kept Out of Politicos' Meeting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, Governor Walker, Secrets, Media black-out, terrorism, republicans, ethics, crime, cover-up, congress, lies, media, propaganda, usa, war, SupremeCourt, healthcare, dishonesty, law, gayrights, ethics, internet, police, politics, sadness, safety, soci )

Roxy
- 292 days ago - political-capital.blogspot.com
Blinky Kleefisch, prancing around at a round table discussion about Wisconsin's tax code and possible changes by controversial GOP Gov. Scott Walker, closed the meeting to the press. " The world is watching the Republicans look really stupid.!!"
US Arrests Son of Mexican Cartel Boss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, US, Mexico, drug cartel, police, law, crime )

Dee
- 311 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Serafin Zambada-Ortiz, 23, was detained after being stopped Wednesday as he tried to enter America at Arizona's Nogales border crossing, said the US Attorney's Office for southern California.
OP-ED: NSA: Where the Debate Breaks Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: surveilliance, police, ethics, whistle blowing, NSA, usa, news, media, government, dishonesty, americans, abuse )

Cal
- 403 days ago - theweek.com
NSA claims that it protects civil liberties. But its definition of protection is not the same as those who aren't part of the initiate. It never has been.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Calls 911 to Pressure Police to Release Jailed Relative (TEXT, VIDEO, and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, government, ethics, republicans, police, law, politics, news )

Carrie
- 404 days ago - rawstory.com
"This is David Dewhurst, the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Texas, and I want to talk to your senior officer who is there at your department right now," Dewhurst said at the beginning of the call.
Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower Behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: surveilliance, police, ethics, whistle blowing, NSA, usa, news, media, government, dishonesty, americans, abuse )

Cal
- 477 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows
Supreme Court Okays Warrantless DNA Sampling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rights, crime, police, politics, usa, usa, government, ethics, crime, news, SupremeCourt )

Cal
- 484 days ago - motherjones.com
Police can force suspects arrested for serious crimes to give DNA samples, a divided Supreme Court ruled, 5 votes to 4, on Monday
Will the Boston Bombings Kill the Public Police Scanner?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, law, police, technology, Boston bombings, usa, politics )

Cal
- 524 days ago - motherjones.com
Law enforcement freaked out when their reports--and misreports--ended up in the press in Boston. That's bad news for transparency.
ACLU Accuses Detroit Police of Removing Homeless People From City
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: City of Detroit, police, homeless persons, ACLU, complaint to U.S. Department of Justice )

Judy
- 528 days ago - freep.com
Detroit police are accused of removing homeless people from a popular tourist spot and dropping them off miles away, sometimes beyond the city limits, according to a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice.
How High Is Too High to Drive?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Marijuna, DUI, legal limit, crime, safety, accidents, police )

Dee
- 590 days ago - motherjones.com
On the evening of February 23, 2010, Rodney Koon was pulled over for doing 83 in a 55 zone outside Traverse City, Michigan. The deputy who stopped Koon noticed that the inside of his Toyota RAV4 smelled funny, and the middle-aged carpenter admitted that
Take Action: Support President Obama's Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform With a Path to Citizenship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, abuse, culture, family, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, police, sadness, society, safety, rights, usa, children, dishonesty, education, congress, economy, freedoms, lies, propaganda, media, usa )

JL
- 608 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
With President Obama's big speech today, and with the announcement of a bipartisan framework in the Senate, it's clear that comprehensive immigration reform is finally within reach.
 

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