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US Politics & Gov't

Fours After Deepwater Horizon Blowout, BP May Be Fined $18 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil Spill, BP oil spill disaster, New Orleans, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Oil Spill, Deepwater Horizon explosion, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, obama, usa )

Betsy
- 24 days ago - nytimes.com
New Orleans....On Thursday, a federal judge here for the first time bluntly rejected those arguments, finding that BP was indeed the primary culprit. He added that BP's "conduct was reckless."
TAKE ACTION NOW! SOME COMPASSION PLEASE: I'Ll Die If I Am Warehoused In a Nursing Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, government, compassion, health care cuts, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell Tennessee lawmakers to reverse recent cuts to the state's Medicaid program so that disabled citizens like me can continue to receive care in our homes!
Register to Vote Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: register to vote )

Ashley
- 22 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this to say you are going to vote in the American midterm elections, this Nov.. The first Tuesdays of Nov. Remember, many states have registration deadlines. The most common seems to be thirty days before the election. Time is running out!
LIAR Pants on Fire: Fake Pictures of Officer Wilson Injuries DISPROVED.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FAKE photos, Officer Wilson, Ferguson )

Ashley
- 24 days ago - urbanlegends.about.com
Someone found pictures of some beat up Motocross driver, Jim McNeil from 2006 and is trying to pass them off as Officer Wilson. Wilson is the police officer who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. DO NOT BE FOOLED.
Tell Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, September 8, Senate, vote, urgent, Supreme Court, unlimited political spending )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On September 8, the Senate is scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and other toxic Supreme Court decisions that have opened the floodgates to unlimited political spending by corporations.
Gay Bans Struck Down in Wisconsin and Indiana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay marriage )

Ashley
- 24 days ago - politico.com
Two more states had their gay marriage bans struck down. That brings our total to 21 states that actually live in the 21st century. But don't worry, soon it will be fifty :)
Congress Just Delayed New Funding to Help Rape Victims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, government, rapists, ethics, republicans, democrats, usa, politics, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
The spending bill lawmakers just approved leaves out new grant money to help localities go after rapists.
Scott Brown (R) Says Out-of-State Voters Should Come to N.H. Anyway to Vote for Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Scott Brown, Republican, N.H., Howie Carr, voter, Boston, Senator Jeanne Shaheen )

Dandelion
- 26 days ago - boston.com
"He was clearly joking," Elizabeth Guyton, a spokesperson for Brown, told Boston.com in an email. Oh ha ha ha, after making if difficult for citizens to vote around this Country. Another hypocrite and Republican full of chutzpah.
Bernie Sanders: Presidential Run Is Not About Hillary, It's About the 'Collapsing' Middle Class (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Bernie Sanders, good news, middle class, democrats, republicans, candidates, elections, freedoms, politics, government )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) indicated on Meet the Press today that he would seriously consider running for president in 2016, even if that required him to switch his party affiliation to Democrat.
Heavily Armed Officials Raid Voter Registration Group At Direction Of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, voting rights, voter registration, Greg Abbott, candidates, corruption, abuse, republicans, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, politics, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - samuel-warde.com
Texas AG and current Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott ordered a raid on a Houston voter registration drive held by an organization called Houston Votes. The previously unreported raid didn't yield arrests, but did shut down the drive.
BREAKING: PA Caves To Medicaid Expansion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, Medicaid, Pennsylvania, politics )

Judith
- 31 days ago - dailykos.com
I cannot claim PA as my own, but am thrilled to hear this news! Go, Pennsylvania! These days, when I hear the word "cave", it gets me kinda excited. Funny how America has to "cave" to help the less fortunate these days.
The Privacy Versus Security Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privacy rights )

Ashley
- 3 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Law enforcement is now getting upset at Google and Apple, for making it harder for them to search their products. Do you think it is better to allow the police such access to such information to catch bad guys or more important to protect privacy?
BAD SCIENCE: Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid By Painkiller Drug Companies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bad science, rigged studies, marijuana, policy, public opinion, healthcare, usa, politics, propaganda )

Cal
- 21 days ago - news.vice.com
As Americans continue to embrace pot--as medicine and for recreational use--opponents are turning to a set of academic researchers to claim that policymakers should avoid relaxing restrictions around marijuana. It's too dangerous, risky, and untested, they
Is Blackwater Finally Going to Be Held Accountable for Civilian Deaths?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, crime, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, lies, media )

Jason
- 31 days ago - alternet.org
Can justice be any slower or non existent? I hope the evidence puts these killer bone heads away for a long time.
Send Message to Congress - Do Not Listen To The Army Of Cable Lobbyists - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Net Neutrality, cable industry, lobbyists, talking points )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Cable industry lobbyists have their full army of lobbyists who are "slinging tight one-pagers" and "repeating carefully crafted and plausible-sounding talking points" in order to prevent real net neutrality rules. Don't let them win.
 

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