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US Politics & Gov't

The Fake Abortion Clinics of America: Misconception
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, health care, women's reproductive rights, deception, dishonesty, lies )

Bruce C
- 6 days ago - news.vice.com
Women across America who are seeking abortions are accidentally booking appointments at crisis pregnancy centers -- pro-life, government-funded religious centers that don't provide abortions, but instead try to talk women out of terminating their pregnacy
Challenge Chris Christie: "You're 'Tired' of Hearing About the Minimum Wage? Then Try Living on It" ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, government, NJ, USA, republicans, ethics, elections, family, americans, economy, money )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - leftaction.com
Governor Christie is apparently bored by the topic, but millions of Americans working for the minimum wage don't have that luxury. Maybe Governor Christie needs to experience that first hand.
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker Based 'Living Wage' Ruling on Restaurant Industry Study
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker, restaurant industry, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, government, lies, freedoms, economy, republicans )

CarrieSIC
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Under pressure to raise the state's minimum wage, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confidently declared that there was no need. Low-wage workers had filed a complaint charging that the state's minimum wage -- $7.25 -- did not constitute a "living wage" as...
Ask Congress to Support the Responsible Estate Tax Act, S.2899.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, taxes, economic inequality, fairness, super-rich )

Bruce C
- 6 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Bernie Sanders' Responsible Estate Tax Act will require the super-wealthy to pay more in taxes, impose a 10% surtax on billionaire estates and close a major loophole. Even with these changes, 99.7% of Americans will NOT pay a nickel in the estate tax.
Last Week's Craziest Republican Moments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ammosexuals, Campaign 2014, InsaniTEA )

TomCat
- 2 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment. 3rd attempt to upload. :-(
Publicly Condemn Conservative's Violent Threats - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, politics, republicans, lies, media, ethics, government, violence )

Beverly
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that the NRA remove Ted Nugent from its Board of Directors and publicly condemn his remarks.
Boycott the GOP!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, GOP Crimes )

TomCat
- 2 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Shareholders United: Ask Your State Legislature to Rein in Corporate Election Dollars ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shareholders, elections, Shareholders United, election funding, corporate funding )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
The majority of shares of Fortune 500 companies are held by institutional investors, meaning that under this law, some of the nation's most powerful corporations would no longer be able to spend millions of dollars exerting massive influence over our...
Sticking Texas-Sized Hurdles on the Path to Polls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, minorities, politics, government, court decisions, dishonesty, usa )

Cal
- 3 days ago - truth-out.org
Texas has required voters to present a photo ID for years. This most recent law dramatically narrowed the range of acceptable documentation, so only a small number of documents are now permissible at the polls
IRS Whistleblowers: Agency Executives Behind Multibillion-Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, tax giveaways to corporations, corruption, news, government, ethics, crime, cover-up, obama, economy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
A veteran Internal Revenue Service attorney demands a congressional audit of the IRS to investigate the agency's alleged role in allowing US corporations to illegally avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes even as it cracks down on individuals and smal
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
Facts About US Presidents You Never Heard.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., presidents, history, politics, democrats, republicans, interesting, little know facts )

CarrieSIC
- 7 days ago - ba-bamail.com
The presidents of the United States of America are all famous parts of the history of this world. But let's not forget, they were all people. Did you know, for example, that...
Tell Congress: Oppose the Republican Handout to Payday Lenders ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, loan industry bail-out, government, money-laundering, USA, ethics, crime )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Only House Republicans would be OK with making illegal money-laundering easier in order to bail out a predatory loan industry, but that's exactly what they will do if we don't speak up.
 

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