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US Politics & Gov't

The Jihadist Militant Group Kills US Journalist James Foley
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, terrorism, military, politics )

Olga
- 10 days ago - bbc.com
James Foley was drawn to the drama of the conflict in Syria and trying to expose untold stories. "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people." Foley´s mother said.
As Iraq Unravels, US Repeats Mistakes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Quagmire, US, War of Terror, Invasion, Occupation, Chaos, Resistance, Civil War, American Imperialism, Obama, War Monger, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 9 days ago - truth-out.org
"Airstrikes will not mold Iraq into a stable or inclusive state. At the root of this laziness is ignorance of history. Yet, by declaring his support for the new Iraqi prime minister, Obama may have replicated the conditions that produced Maliki..."
America's Dirty Hands Behind Crisis in Ukraine: Analyst
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, war, obama, Ukrainian Junta )

Elderberr
- 91 days ago - presstv.com
Press TV has conducted an interview with Stephen Lendman, author and radio host from Chicago, about reports that Western-backed militants in Syria are now fighting in Ukraine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand a Vote on Immigration Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, dishonesty, ethics, government, IMMIGRATION REFORM, Immigration reform )

Cal
- 109 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Eleven hundred farmworkers and their supporters marked the 21st anniversary of Cesar Chavez's passing by rallying outside the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to demand a vote on immigration reform.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Open Internet -- Send a Message!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, saving the internet, congress, government )

Cal
- 107 days ago - avaaz.org
In hours, the US communications regulator will decide whether to move forward with a proposal that could kill the Internet as we know it. It could go either way -- but if we act fast we can win the votes we need to tip the balance.
Thank Jimmy Carter for Exposing the Climate Denial Machine. - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pres. Jimmy Carter, thank-you card, climate change deniers, KXL )

Angelika
- 126 days ago - act.forecastthefacts.org
President Jimmy Carter recently became the first U.S. president to publicly oppose Keystone XL -- and now he has come out swinging at the kings of climate denial: the Koch brothers.
Legalize Marijuana Nationwide in the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Legalize Marijuana in US )

Ashley
- 126 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Marijuana should be legalized in the U.S. It causes far less damage than alcohol and tobacco smoking. Please sign my petition. And, if you want, you can check out this informative article. http://www.drugpolicy.org/drug-facts/1 0-facts-about-marijuana
Spokane Spokesman-Review: Field Reports: US Lawmakers Back Wolf Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, government, ethics, congress, environment, wolves, wildlife, endangered species )

Michael
- 154 days ago - spokesman.com
Unfortunately only 79 House members signed onto this letter to Sally Jewell Sec. of Interior. It is up to citizens and people of the world to prevent what is happening in US states where the wolf is not protected.
6 Signs of Psychosis From GOP Fringe This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, republicans, media, ethics, u.s. )

Cal
- 187 days ago - alternet.org
The party of bullies, bigots and blowhards prays for a new Jim Crow.
 
 
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