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Tom Cotton Wants To Punish Countries That Take Guantanamo Prisoners -- Including U.S. Allies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Tom Cotton (R-Ark), Guantanamo Prison, Guantanamo Bay Recidivism Prevention Act, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, republicans, terrorism )

Lynn
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Cotton's Guantanamo Bay Recidivism Prevention Act of 2015 âEUR¦ an amendment to a bill aimed at restricting detainee transfers out of Guantanamo. The amendment would have cut funds to any country that accepted detainee transfers.
Some Disturbingly Relevant Legacies of Anticommunism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, republicans, democrats, ethics, government, healthcare, military, politics, socialsecurity, propaganda, J Edgar Hoover, Sen Joe McCarthy, mccarthyism, Robert F Kennedy, John O'Dell, communism, socialism )

Lynn
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
The impact of Cold War anticommunism on our national life has been so profound that we no longer recognize how much weâEUR(TM)ve lost.
Watch: 'Obama Is Out of Control'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel, obama, foreign policy, Hikind )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - israelnationalnews.com
Democratic assemblyman slams Obama who is 'desperate' for a foreign policy accomplishment at Israel's expense. VIDEO
American Bill Aims to Stymie Israel Boycotters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel, BDS, punitive treatment, palestinian influence )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
Legislation introduced by Republican congressmen would bar companies sanctioning Israel from doing business with feds
Congress Must End Unconstitutional Government Spying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PATRIOT Act, spying, unconstitutional, petitions )

Freya
- 4 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In the wake of the traumatic attacks on 9/11, Congress rushed to pass the PATRIOT Act, which greatly expanded the ability of the U.S. government to spy on American citizens.
Obama: Sign Executive Order Requiring Contractors to Disclose Political Spending!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: campaign spending, disclosures, political contributions, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
Did you know that our current election law does not require federal contractors to disclose their political contributions? That means shady military companies, in secret, can essentially bribe politicians in exchange for lucrative government contracts.
Indiana Might Have Just Legalized Discrimination Against Gay People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, religious freedom act, discrimination, bigotry, governor Pence, wolf in sheep's clothing )

Freya
- 2 days ago - popsugar.com
It's not a good sign when you have to sign a bill during a closed ceremony. But that's what Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did today, when he made a controversial bill law with the stroke of his pen. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act appears to make it OK...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress Must End Unconstitutional Government Spying.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PRIVACY, PATRIOT ACT, LAWS, repeal thepatriot Act, politics, government, dishonesty, usa )

Cal
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Representatives Mark Pocan and Thomas Massie just introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act, which would to repeal the PATRIOT Act and restore our constitutionally protected civil liberties.
 
 
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