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US Politics & Gov't

BP Wins Big in the Offshore Drilling Lease Auction
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil, BP Auction Wins, BIG OIL COPANIES, Pollution, Offshore, Gulf of Mexico, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, news, obama, propaganda )

Betsy
- 5 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For all of his administration's tough talk on protecting our environment, President Obama doesn't seem to have any problem increasing the nation's dependence on dirty energy.
TAKE ACTION: Join The Coalition to End Citizens United!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Corporate Money, coalition, finance system, democracy )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - citizens-against-citizens-united.com
Sign the petition demanding Congress restore transparency and accountability to our campaign finance system.
Arrest and Try House GOP Leadership for Sedition - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Hastert Rule, H. Res 368, Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Affordable Care Act, government shut down, sedition )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The House GOP leadership's use of the Hastert Rule and H. Res 368 to shut down Govt. threaten the U.S. economy with default is an attempt to extort US Govt. into altering or abolishing the Affordable Care Act. Thus a seditious conspiracy.
New Mexico Voter Purge Info
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter purge, New Mexico, voting, what to do, info, government, ethics, corruption, elections )

Nancy
- 24 days ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Now they are at it again - just weeks before the election. And just like last time, legally registered voters who receive these notices can be confused into thinking they can't vote this November. What you can do...
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
- 19 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.
State Senator To Ferguson Police: 'Will I Get Tear-Gassed Again?'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Missouri, Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson, tear gas, non violent protest )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal confronted Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson during a press conference Wednesday, asking why she was tear-gassed during a nonviolent protest.
New York Times Opinion on Michael Brown Is Outrageous in My Opinion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: new york times michael brown )

Ashley
- 6 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The New York times says he was no angel. So what is the implication that he deserved to die because he MIGHT have stolen cigars, might have drank, and might have used marijuana? Continued in comment down below.
Michele Bachmann: Tax Immigrants at 100% to Stop Them From Sending Money to Families (TEXT and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michele Bachmann, Tea Party Republicans, immigration law, ethics, corruption, congress, government, propaganda, politics, freedoms, Americans, abuse )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - rawstory.com
Bachmann opined that the solution to the crisis was to "deport right on the border," and to confiscate Americans' land if needed to "build a real fence." "What I believe we should do is have a 100 percent tax on remittances, the money that illegal...
SIGN ON: Government By The People Act - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government By The People Act, H.R.20, stop big money, voice of the people, petition )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
We demand a government that is accountable to all of us, not just wealthy donors. I support the Government By The People Act (H.R. 20), which reduces the influence of big-money campaign donors by amplifying the voices of all Americans.
OP-ED: Paul Ryan's Welfare Reform Ideas Are Even Worse Than You Think
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: welfare reform, Paul Ryan's plan, politics, government, dishonesty, ethics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thenation.com
New research shows us that the plan would deepen the damage already inflicted by eighteen years of reforming welfare out of existence.
Corporate Lobbyists Should Have NO Say in Who OUR Lawmakers Hire - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate lobbyists, job interviews, House Majority Whip, U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - action.citizen.org
News reports revealed that the House Majority Whip, U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, was using a corporate lobbyist to help conduct job interviews for staff positions. What's obvious to you and me is beyond the understanding to some representatives and senators.
Stop These Corporate Deserters - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, Corporate Deserters, President Obama, Executive Order, taxes )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - dontdesertamerica.com
More than a dozen corporations are plotting to change their addresses to tax haven countries to dodge paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. If they succeed, the rest of us will be stuck picking up the tab.
Bernie Sanders Says He Has a 'Damn Good Platform' to Run for President in 2016 (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, elections, Americans, democrats, democratic socialism, government, politics, news, economy, freedoms, healthcare )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't afraid to be called a socialist. In fact, the Vermont Independent proudly labels himself a Democratic socialist. Sanders described his credo as a fight to protect America's working class from what he sees as the threat of an...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Obstruct the Right to Vote in Ferguson
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, ethics, voting rights, Ferguson MO, voter registration, news, politics, usa )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Bringing underrepresented communities into the political process is one effective way to make government and police more sensitive and responsive to the needs of those communities.
 

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