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US Politics & Gov't

How Does the US Treat Its Homeless? - Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, news )

David
- 34 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
- 35 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
- 48 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
- 83 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
- 90 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
- 90 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
- 96 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)
Don't Hide Farm Subsidies to Rich
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, crime, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, Farmers, Food, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republican, subsidies )

Kit
- 96 days ago - host.madison.com
Billionaires who haven't farmed a day in their lives don't deserve government checks from the Department of Agriculture just for owning rural land or buying crop insurance.
In Defeat for Tea Party, House Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, economy, government, finance, obama, politics, republicans )

Kit
- 96 days ago - nytimes.com
The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday, 359 to 67, to approve a $1.1 trillion spending bill for the current fiscal year, shrugging off the angry threats of Tea Party [....]
'Transparent' Detention at GuantáNamo Torture Center? - Not Anymore
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, guantanamo bay, indefinite detention, torture, crime, military, constitution, government, ethics )

David
- 102 days ago - miamiherald.com
13th year at the war-OF-terror detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba -- where the U.S. military's motto is "Safe, Humane, Legal, Transparent" -- Operations are cloaked in secrecy. -- No longer discloses what was once routinely released information...
 
 
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