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US Politics & Gov't

Pentagon "Slush Fund" Pays for ISIS Airstrikes, Irking Some in Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Overseas Contingency Operations, OCO, Deputy Defense Sec. Robert Work, Pentagon Budget, "slush fund", Congress, Sequestration, ISIS strikes, war funding )

Judy
- 21 days ago - cbsnews.com
So far, that effort has been funded through a war budget that's not subject to the same budget caps as the Defense Department's base budget. Sequestration? No worries. Use the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds.
White House Losing Ground in Bid to Keep Guantanamo Bay Abuse Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, U.S., Guantanamo, Reprieve, US Military )

Judy
- 21 days ago - commondreams.org
Federal judge rejects Obama administration request for secret trial and demands partial public release of videos showing force-feeding abuse of Guantanamo captive
Iraqi Air Force Accidentally Delivers Food And Ammunition To ISIS Militants (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, war, Iraqi Air Force, supplies, Daesh, ISIS, ethics, government, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraqi pilots mistakenly delivered food, water and ammunition to Islamic State militants on a recent mission that was meant to supply their own service members with the supplies, NBC News reported.
No One Knew These Famous People Were Spies (TEXT and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: celebrities, spies, government, politics, war, Europe, Nazis, freedoms )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - allday.com
Espionage is all about secrets and playing a part, so its no surprise some of the greatest actors and celebrities of the classic age of Hollywood were in on the spy game. Without these famous faces lulling the other side into spilling its secrets, we...
The Iraq War Was A Smashing Success -- William Rivers Pitt -
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 57 days ago - truth-out.org
The beginning of this week saw bombs ring out all over Iraq, leaving 212 dead and 184 wounded. Three bombs exploded in a commercial district in Kirkuk, killing 31.
Rick Perry Selling His Mugshot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rick perry mugshot )

Ashley
- 58 days ago - cbsnews.com
There are now tee-shirts with Rick Perry's mugshot available. But the thing is, these tee-shirts are PRO RICK perry. The shirts are $25 each. Anyone else find it disgusting that he is finding a way to profit off of being accused of violating the law?
'The Congress Shall Have Power ... to Declare War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, government, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 58 days ago - theatlantic.com
Absent a declaration of war or a statutory authorization from Congress, the president can't introduce the U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities save in "a national emergency created by attack upon the United States."
Court Approves FERC Action That Helps ALTernate Energy Generation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy, court, FERC, ALTernate energy, grid of the future, power generation )

Anne
- 60 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"facilitating the coordinated construction of ... new and updated electric transmission lines needed as fossil fuel and renewable energy projects come online ...making it easier for large-scale renewable energy projects to connect to the grid.
Why Are 10 & 13 Year Old Brothers in Detention?? ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, asylum seekers, family, violence, human rights )

Nancy
- 60 days ago - action.dreamactivist.org
Esmeralda, her husband and their five children fled from El Salvador earlier this summer after their 16-year old son was threatened after refusing to join a gang. The family was told they had 1 week to live. Esmeralda and her husband made the decision to
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Senate: Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, obama, politics, SupremeCourt, CITIZENS UNITED, CORPORATE RIGHTS VS. PEOPLES RIGHTS )

Cal
- 60 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Right now, there is an epic battle raging over whether America will be a democracy governed by the people or a plutocracy ruled by corporations and the ultra-rich.
 
 
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