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BREAKING: NYTimes: Snowden Deserves Clemency, Clapper Lied to Congress
Society & Culture  (tags: NYT, Edward Snowden, Daily Kos, whistleblowers, clemency, Congress, NSA )

Angelika
- 103 days ago - dailykos.com
I almost forgive the New York Times (not quite) for all the horrific editorials over the past years. For this one: Under the headline, "Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blower", the Times calls for either outright clemency or a reduced sentence...
Congressman Wants to Outlaw Abortion, Does Not Know Why   video
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Congress, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, society, women )

Kit
- 104 days ago - youtube.com
This Ohio Congressman wants all abortions outlawed, with the exception of death for the mother. When asked why a woman might need an abortion, he is dumbfounded.
Now Is the Time to Expand Social Security. PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, democrats, republicans, socialsecurity, politics, news, government, ethics, americans, society, safety, politics, law, humans, interesting )

Robert
- 154 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
We need every single member of Congress to hear from their constituents. Tell them you are sick and tired of these conversations about how much to cut from our earned benefits, tell them now is the time to expand Social Security.
Ranking the Best Newspaper Front Pages on the Government Shutdown - PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, government shutdown, newspapers, GOP/TP, congress, corruption, ethics, lies, government, politics, media )

Carrie
- 196 days ago - theatlanticwire.com
On this, the first day of October, the United States's elected officials refused to act like adults and shut down the government instead. The good news is that in doing so, they gave every newspaper editor in the country the opportunity to...
Jon Stewart Skewers Ted Cruz's Crusade: 'Obamacare Is Your Springtime for Hitler' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, tv, Jon Stewart, humor, healthcare, government, congress, society, dishonesty, ethics, family, humans )

Carrie
- 202 days ago - rawstory.com
Jon Stewart mocked the Republican Party's threat to shut the federal government down before allowing the Affordable Care Act to be implemented come October 1 on The Daily Show on Monday, arguing that it was par for the course for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)...
Back To School Season Reveals Education Policy Disconnect
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, usa, politics, child, children, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, society, rights, sadness, safety, law )

JL
- 231 days ago - educationopportunitynetwork.org
One story is a continuation of promises coming from prominent individuals claiming to know what will fix the nation's schools and make them more "accountable," while the other is a much more troubling tale about schools that is plainly visible to most
Video: A Grandstanding Senator Decided To Tell A Cop How To Do His Job. Big Mistake.
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, crime, ethics, government, lies, media, politics, dishonesty, propaganda, republicans, usa, freedoms, abuse, americans, cover-up, police, violence, usa )

JL
- 392 days ago - upworthy.com
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) dropped one talking point too many for Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn's liking during a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, so the good officer decided to set the record straight.
Video:Watch An Awesome Feminist Senator Teach A U.S. General How To Do His Job
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, crime, cover-up, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, military, lies, propaganda, politics, usa, troops, violence, women, crime, culture, americans, freedoms, society, rights, sadness, safety, police )

JL
- 392 days ago - upworthy.com
In 2011, there were 3,191 reports of sexual assault in the military. Only 240 moved to trial. In this clip, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the military brass about a case at Aviano Air Base where a general reversed the decision of a military jury
An Alternative Budget Exists   video
Society & Culture  (tags: government, economy, republicans, congress, media, ethics, politics, americans )

Bryan
- 397 days ago - youtube.com
To help our economy we need to start helping people. At least stop hurting them! We cannot cut our way to prosperity. Growth and support of each other is the only solution. Europe provides the example that austerity in a depressed economy doesn't work.
Senators Agree on Path to Legal Status for Illegal Immigrants
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, americans, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, GoodNews, media, republicans, democrats, propaganda, politics, lies, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, world, society, freedoms, conflict )

JL
- 398 days ago - latimes.com
Senators crafting a bipartisan overhaul of immigration laws agree on a path to legal status, aides say, but other hurdles remain.
How We Got MLK Day and Who Stood in the Way
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, MLK Day, politics, humans, ethics, congress, freedoms, americans, activists )

Cal
- 449 days ago - motherjones.com
Here are some of MLK Day's most prominent champions and adversaries--including John McCain, Stevie Wonder, and Ronald Reagan.
Republicans Apologize to Top 1.5 Per Cent -- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Congress, Fiscal Cliff, Humor, government, news, politics, society )

Kit
- 467 days ago - newyorker.com
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) assailed the fiscal-cliff legislation today, calling it "a classic example of putting 98.5 per cent of the American people ahead of the rest of the country."
**TAKE ACTION** Tell Your Member of Congress to Support Common-Sense Reforms to Help Stop the Violence!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, ban, assault rifles, children, Congress, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, Petition, politics )

Kit
- 483 days ago - secure3.convio.net
I urge you to support three concrete steps to help stop the violence: Ban military-style assault weapons Ban high-capacity magazines Require criminal and mental health background checks for gun buyers Please sign and share.
Tell Congress: Protect Federal Nutrition Programs ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: health, children, family, food, hunger, snap, program cuts, congress, humans )

Nancy
- 646 days ago - secure.strength.org
Will you speak up for children right now, asking your Representative to protect SNAP from devastating cuts? Please contact your Representative -- they need to hear from you loud and clear, since the children who rely on SNAP can't speak out for themselves.
 

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