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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.
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.
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.
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.
GOP Senate Campaign Defends Using Image Of James Foley's Execution In Ad (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Allen Weh, James Foley, elections, candidates, corruption, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The campaign of Allen Weh, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in New Mexico is defending an ad it released Monday that uses an image of the gruesome execution of James Foley, an American journalist.
BREAKING: PA Caves To Medicaid Expansion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, Medicaid, Pennsylvania, politics )

Jude
- 2 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.
Why Are 10 & 13 Year Old Brothers in Detention?? ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, asylum seekers, family, violence, human rights )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - action.dreamactivist.org
Esmeralda, her husband and their five children fled from El Salvador earlier this summer after their 16-year old son was threatened after refusing to join a gang. The family was told they had 1 week to live. Esmeralda and her husband made the decision to
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
- 2 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.
Rick Perry Selling His Mugshot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rick perry mugshot )

Ashley
- 4 days ago - cbsnews.com
There are now tee-shirts with Rick Perry's mugshot available. But the thing is, these tee-shirts are PRO RICK perry. The shirts are $25 each. Anyone else find it disgusting that he is finding a way to profit off of being accused of violating the law?
Bring Them Home Now From Afghanistan - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, Matthew Hoh, Afghanistan, Bring our Soldiers Home )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - credomobilize.com
Continuing the war for more than 2 more years, these plans ignore a simple truth; there is no military solution to the challenges that remain in Afghanistan. I resigned from the State Dept over America's failing war in Afghanistan, please sign my petition
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, obama, politics, SupremeCourt, CITIZENS UNITED, CORPORATE RIGHTS VS. PEOPLES RIGHTS )

Cal
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Right now, there is an epic battle raging over whether America will be a democracy governed by the people or a plutocracy ruled by corporations and the ultra-rich.
Bernie Sanders: I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are Ready to Stand and Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Politics, Bernie Sanders, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton )

Judy
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
"I want confirmation of what I believe is true.... that all over this country--in so-called Red States and in so-called Blue States--people are profoundly disgusted about what is happening and that they want real change."
Bombshell: WI Gov Walker Illegally Rerouted Donations to, Then Coordinated With, Club for Growth
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, propaganda, media, lies )

Jason
- 5 days ago - dailykos.com
More unspoken corruption by the right wing, nazi's. He's as dumb as he looks. Close your mouth, Scott.
Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: whistle blowing, Border patrol, usa, politics, news, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
Use of force by law enforcement agents along the Southwest border has drawn attention and criticism recently, after reports that Border Patrol agents shot and killed unarmed migrants and faced no consequences.
 

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