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US Politics & Gov't

House Republicans Vote To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, republicans, obama, politics, government, dishonesty, democrats, congress, americans, usa )

Cal
- 2 hours 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
WORLD CONDEMNS ISRAEL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, politics, military )

Nils Ande
- 11 hours ago - workers.org
The crimes are staggering, the destruction massive. Israel is creating a 3-kilometer strip of scorched earth around Gaza City that eats up about 44 percent of the Gaza Strip, already the most densely populated place on earth. (U.N. Office for the Coordin)
Satanic Temple Takes Advantage of Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, freedoms, ethics, government, media, law, politics, religion, rights, society, congress, news, healthcare, healthcare, usa, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

David
- 21 hours ago - occupycorporatism.com
ST website: "In the coming months, we will be initiating a number of other campaigns to assert our religious protection for women with health needs that are being complicated by unreasonable laws. In order to spread the word about this campaign to those..
Elizabeth Warren's Biggest Donors Warn Her Not to Run for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, democrats, Elizabeth Warren, Hilary Clinton, ethics, elections, candidates, politics, news )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
If Elizabeth Warren does in fact reverse her repeated denials of interest and decides to run for president, she will have to do so virtually alone. Almost to a person, her earliest and most devoted backers do not want her to challenge Hillary Clinton.
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
- 23 hours 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
PETITION: Demand Politicians! Get Out of the Exam Room. ACT NOW
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, women's reproductive rights, keep your laws of my body, politics, standing up for women, government, politicians must not make decisions abou )

Ruth Ann
- 1 day ago - badmedicine.org
Stand with the National Partnership for Women & Families against political interference in women's health care!
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
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Senators argue the NSA shouldn't be allowed to stockpile everyone's telephone records without authorization to investigate.
Tell the Obama Administration: Suspend Deportations Now ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Immigrants Rights, deportation, Obama Administration, congress, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - credomobilize.com
The Obama Administration should use all legal means available to suspend deportations and expand deferred action to immigrants who would have qualified for legalization under the Senate's immigration bill blocked by House Republicans.
The Absurd Impeachment Feedback Loop
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fundraising, Americans, democrats, republicans, impeachment, politics, propaganda, government, elections, media, news, ethics, congress )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Impeachment is the final fantasy for obsessive hyper-partisans. But some Democrats are exploiting the craziness as a fundraising call to arms. Silly season has started--and both parties are trying to fund-raise off the fringe.
Right Wing's Worst Nightmare: The Master Stroke That Turns Red States Blue
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Americans, 2016, republicans, democrats, government, politics, elections, candidates, economy )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - salon.com
Elizabeth Warren's rock star reception at Netroots Nation came as a surprise to absolutely no one, but not so her popularity as a draw for red state Democrats running for Senate, like West Virginia's Natalie Tennant or Kentucky's Alison Lundergan Grimes.
AIPAC Is the Only Explanation for America's Morally Bankrupt Israel Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, AIPAC, lobby, guilt, bias, fear, politics, middle-east, israel, palestine )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
U.S. politicians and policymakers continue to back a brutal military campaign whose primary purpose is not to defend Israel but rather to protect its longstanding effort to colonize the West Bank. A tragedy for all concerned, not least for Israel itself.
Kerry Is Off the Israel Bandwagon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Kerry, Israel, Netanyahu, Palestine, war, government, ethics, politics, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Epiphany or not, John Kerry has begun distancing himself from Israeli leadership and discovering that he has some autonomy to do so. That's the news in the coverage of his ceasefire discussions.
The New York Times Calls For Marijuana Legalization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, marijuana, legalization, congress, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, media )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - nytimes.com
It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great harm on society just to prohibit a substance far less dangerous than alcohol.
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
- 4 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
- 7 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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