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US Politics & Gov't

What Is The Robin Hood Tax?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, budget, congress, constitution, elections, Robin hood Tax )

Kit
- 164 days ago - robinhoodtax.org
This small tax of less than ½ of 1% on Wall Street transactions can generate hundreds of billions of dollars each year in the US alone. It's not a tax on the people, but a tax for the people.
Citing Public's Right to Know, News Agencies File Suit Over Secret Execution Drugs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, constitution, death penalty, first amendment, government, media, transparancy )

Kit
- 164 days ago - commondreams.org
Citing First Amendment principles, newspapers argue Oklahoma must tell public about origin, ingredients of lethal injection "cocktail".
Arkansas Voter ID Law Struck Down ByJudge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, arkansas, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, voter ID laws )

Kit
- 183 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Ruling states new law violates state constitution by placing requirements on voters prior to voting
How Does the US Treat Its Homeless? - Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, news )

David
- 224 days ago - aljazeera.com
So what should be done to improve the lives of the homeless in the US?
Money in Hyping the Generational War Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, elderly, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, Medicare, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity )

Kit
- 225 days ago - truth-out.org
At the same time that we are seeing growing support for proposals to increase Social Security benefits it appears that we are witnessing another set of calls for generational warfare.
Probe Sought of CIA Conduct in Senate Study of Secret Detention Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, CIA, congress, dishonesty, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, investigation, media )

Kit
- 238 days ago - mcclatchydc.com
The CIA Inspector General's Office has asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations of malfeasance at the spy agency in connection with a yet-to-be released Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA's secret detention and [....]
Obama to Raise Minimum Wage Under Federal Contractors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, executive order, fair wages, government, healthcare, housing, lies, media, obama, politics, state of the union )

Kit
- 273 days ago - nytimes.com
President Obama plans to sign an executive order requiring that janitors, construction workers and others working for federal contractors be paid at least $10.10 an hour, using his own power to enact a more limited version of a policy that [....]
When Protesting Bush's Wars Was a Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, arrests, bush, cheney, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, government, Govtfearmongering, iraq, lies, media, politics, propaganda, protests, republicans )

Kit
- 280 days ago - consortiumnews.com
In 2004, at the height - or depths - of George W. Bush's presidency, the very idea of protesting his "war on terror" or invasion of Iraq was deemed worthy of repressing, the backdrop for mass arrests outside the Republican National Convention [....]
People Pressure Is Making Fast-Tracking the TPP Politically Toxic
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, Internet, lies, media, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, TPP )

Kit
- 280 days ago - truth-out.org
In the House there was only one sponsor, Republican David Camp (MI). The Republicans demanded the Democrats add a sponsor before it was introduced, but due to public pressure, they could not find one.
*Take Action* Sign the Petition: Denounce Congress for Planning to Cut $9 Billion From Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, crime, dishonesty, economy, ethics, Food deprivation, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 286 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
?#@*&%! But this fight is not over, not by a long-shot. Here is how we plan to stop food stamp cuts: (read and sign)
 
 
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