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US Politics & Gov't

Alabama Birthplace of the Voting Rights Act Is Once Again Gutting Voting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voter ID, voter restrictions, gutting voter rights, highest black voters, poor voters )

- 7 days ago -
Alabama passed a strict voter-ID law and then closed 31 DMV offices in the state. The state is shuttering DMV offices in eight of the 10 counties with the highest concentration of black voters.
UN Statement: US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, illegally seized Native American land, indigenous rights, UN special rapporteur, James Anaya )

- 4 days ago -
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has concluded that there is no way justice will ever be possible in the United States, as long as the government continues to hold illegally-seized Native American land.
Please Act!! Tell the Sec Def to Stop Killing Animals in Military Training
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Animal Cruelty, medical training, live animals use, US MILITARY, US Air Force, Air Force Academy )

- 4 days ago -
DoD has sidestepped a ban stopping animals for use in military training.5 of the 6 medical facilities now use simulators, but one, USAF is continuing to use animals in one of the training installations. Ask them to follow through and stop using animals!
The Fall of King Coal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, coal mining, Corporate Criminals, Courts, Donald Leon Blankenship, Environment, Injustice, InsaniTEA, Kentucky, Massey Energy Co, mountain top removal, West Virginia )

- 5 days ago -
As the former CEO of Massey Energy Co., Blankenship is charged with conspiracy to violate safety laws, defrauding the federal government, securities fraud and making false statements to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
5 Right-Wing Idiocies This Week: OâEUR(TM)ReillyâEUR(TM)s Dangerous Gun Violence Delusion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: "Stuff Happens", Ben Carson, Bill O’Reilly, Class Warfare, Faux Noise, GOP Hypocrites, gravity, gun violence, InsaniTEA, Jeb Bush, Oregon mass shooting, Planned Parenthood, Republican Congressman Glenn Grothman, Sean Hannity, TEAbuggery, Women's Righ )

- 5 days ago -
It must be the weekend because the summary of the ravings of the lunatic fringe, aka Republicans and their media cohorts, are "rolling off the presses" so to speak. But nothing the rabid right says or does is cogent, nor truthful.
Tell Congress to Take Action to End Gun Violence ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, guns, society, politics, crime, murder, death, ethics, congress )

- 6 days ago -
Your member of Congress needs to hear that you care about this.
Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, African Americans, police brutality, prison industrial complex, Cornel West, Black voter, Bernie Sanders )

- 2 days ago -
The Vermont senator isn't that familiar to African Americans but he makes the case to EBONY why he should be.
OUTRAGEOUS! Ben Carson Suggests Jewish People Could Have Stopped Nazis If They Had Gun Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ben Carson, propaganda, dishonesty, elections, candidates, usa, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has said that Adolf Hitler's mass murder of Jews "would have been greatly diminished" if German citizens had not been disarmed by the Nazi regime.
Bernie Sanders Holds Bostons Largest Democratic Primary Rally Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Boston, MA, event history, Bill McKibben, huge event, largest political event in Boston )

- 4 days ago -
The event made history topping the size of the Bostons biggest Obama rally and his second stop that day within the same State. He had cancelled an earlier date in Boston as the campaign could not find a large enough space at affordable cost.
TennesseeâEUR(TM)s First Year Of Drug Testing Welfare Applicants DidnâEUR(TM)t Go Very Well
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Class Warfare, drug testing, GOP Lies, Human Rights, InsaniTEA, temporary assistance for needy families )

- 1 day ago -
TennesseeâEUR(TM)s first year of drug testing welfare recipients uncovered drug use by less than 0.2 percent of all applicants for the stateâEUR(TM)s public assistance system.

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