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US Politics & Gov't

1942: LBJ Wins Silver Star for "Coolness"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Silver Star, military, war, politics, abuse, dishonesty )

Barry
- 40 days ago - historyweird.com
In 1942 future United States president Lyndon Johnson was awarded a Silver Star, the nation's third-highest military decoration - for showing "coolness" during a plane ride.
Tell the White House: End the War in Afghanistan ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Afghanistan, war, government, americans, world, violence )

Nancy
- 67 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Our government is negotiating a pact with Afghanistan that could keep U.S. soldiers on the ground there through 2024. It's beyond time to bring our troops home and finally end the war in Afghanistan.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Transparency From the NSA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, surveillance, privacy rights, politics, news, obama, government, ethics, media, usa, war )

Cal
- 68 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The USA Freedom Act, introduced by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., would limit the NSA's ability to collect data on individuals unless they're involved in a criminal enterprise.
War Hero Cory Remsburg Gets Standing Ovation At State Of The Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, military, heroes, Obama, Sgt. Cory Remsburg, war )

Carrie
- 81 days ago - buzzfeed.com
President Obama ended his State of the Union address Tuesday by honoring Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, whom he first met in 2009. Remsburg was injured in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan during his 10th deployment.
Tell Harry Reid to Stand Strong Against Pro-War Senators ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Reid, pro war senators, war, congress, humanrights )

Nancy
- 91 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Right now, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is stopping this bill from passing. As majority leader, he has prevented this bill from coming to a vote on the floor of the Senate--effectively keeping negotiations alive and keeping war off the table for now.
People Who Brought Us Iraq War Want a New War ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, S. 1881, politics, Iran, sanctions, diplomacy? )

Nancy
- 93 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
In a bill that would impose new sanctions and subvert the already-existing agreement with Iran, Republican and Democratic sponsors of S.1881 would also commit the United States to joining in any war Israel should choose to launch against Iran.
This Is Why Snowden Can't Be Blamed!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Snowden, edward, susan, lindauer, cis, iraq, 911, cia, nsa, iraq, bush, war, cheney, secret, unchecked, power, government, privacy, rights, civil, constitution )

Sam
- 96 days ago - youtube.com
We all have heard of Edward Snowden, but have you ever heard of Susan Lindauer? Please listen to her interview and be prepared to be SHOCKED! She did what they say Edward Snowden should have done. Good thing Snowden DID NOT listen!
TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Senators: Give Diplomacy a Chance. Oppose the Menendez Sanctions on Iran.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, congress, government, war, republicans, politics, military )

Beverly
- 98 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Sen. Bob Menendez is pushing forward with legislation to impose new economic sanctions on Iran, a move that could kill the Obama administration's negotiations to strictly limit Iran's nuclear program and verify those limits with international inspections.
5 Takeaways From Robert Gates' Explosive New Memoir
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, military, politics, government, ethics, usa, war )

Cal
- 102 days ago - theweek.com
Harsh words for Obama -- and some harsh words for Clinton and Biden, too
Senate Democrats: Don't Help the Republicans Start Another War.--Rep. Sandy Levin: Oppose Fast Track
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, fast-track, Senate, Michigan, NY, Ch.Schumer, Rep. S.Levin, Iran, war )

Angelika
- 120 days ago - act.credoaction.com
TAKE ACTION PLEASE! PHONE CALLS TO MAKE! (alternatively e-mail them) FURTHER INFO IN COMMENTS:
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
- 128 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.!!"
The Tea Party Hits a New Low With Attack on Endangered Species
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Govtfearmongering, GOP, Endangered species act, animals, Koch Brothers, usa, war, propaganda, lies, ethics )

Roxy
- 137 days ago - care2.com
Hopefully this bill and the Tea Party's efforts to gut the ESA will be the next to go extinct. Meanwhile, please contact your representative and ask them to oppose the Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act
TAKE ACTION: Senator Harry Reid: Before Another Decade of War in Afghanistan, Let Congress Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, war, world, troops, ethics, government, politics, military )

Beverly
- 145 days ago - activism.thenation.com
President Obama is working with the government of Afghanistan to formulate a new security deal that would leave US troops in the country for at least a decade more--without the approval of Congress.
Seven Things Veterans Need More Than a Holiday
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, troops, military, human rights, ethics, government, healthcare, housing, politics, war )

Beverly
- 159 days ago - truth-out.org
If the United States were really committed to its troops after they complete their tours of duty, why are veterans facing so many hardships back at home?
 

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