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US Politics & Gov't

"How America's Police Became An Army"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 3 days ago - newsweek.com
This "Newsweek" story describes how our Federal Government, in the 1990's, paved the way for the police in Ferguson, Mo., to present like an armed forces division.
EXCLUSIVE: Michael Brown Shooting Witness Releases Photo of Scene
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #Ferguson, Ferguson Shooting, Shooter Face, Shooter Image, Close-Up, News, Riotts )

David
- 3 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
800x image of police shooter - In response to the refusal of the SLCPD and FPD to cooperate with transparency with the public in keeping the identity of the officer who shot Brown withheld from the residents of Ferguson, the hacktivist group Anonymous vow
Tell Congress: Pass the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stop the Militarizing Law Enforcement Ac, Section 1033, NDAA, war zone, police )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
Section 1033 of a military spending bill passed in 1996 allows the Pentagon to give "surplus war material" to local police departments. As a direct result, we see situations like what we saw in Ferguson. Please sign Petition.
Disgusting, Hating Limbaugh/Republicans!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stupid, republicans, treason, coup, Nazi, corruption, cover-up, propaganda, dishonesty, crime, abuse, ethics, lies, goodnews, news, usa )

Jason
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
What the hell is the end game with these stupid animals? There's no front line, other than their media.
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
- 4 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.
Open Thread - 8/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 4 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Poll Results - 8/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, polls )

TomCat
- 4 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Censoring Ads in Airports That Simply Tell the Truth About Statistics That Affect Women in America.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, freedoms, ads, women's rights, censorship, women's rights issues, airport restrictions, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 4 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
In certain states--airports are saying these ads are too political--if these airports and states don't like their record when it comes to women and equality, they should change their policies--not censor ads that are purely factual.
Open Thread - 8/15/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 5 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Who's Running Our Country?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, US, AIPAC, control, unauthorized, ammunition, weapons, Gaza, war, crimes, espionage, double, citizenship, loyalty, infiltrated, president, in, the, dark )

Sam
- 5 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israel secured supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon last month without the approval of the White House or the State Department according to the Wall Street Journal.
Open Thread - 8/14/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, Patriots on Parade )

TomCat
- 6 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Police Racism in Ferguson
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hate, maddow, public safety, racism, videos )

TomCat
- 6 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.

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