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US Politics & Gov't

No, We Can't Trust Rand Paul on Race Issues, Says Civil Right's Pioneer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, ethics, healthcare, housing, politics, propaganda, republicans, Georgia Davis Powers, Rand Paul, Martin Luther King Jr, Civil Rights Act, SupremeCourt, racism, African American community )

Lynn
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
Georgia Davis Powers, 91, has spent her life in the civil rights movement. She was a friend and confidante of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr... Powers wrote an op-ed ... "Don't Be Fooled By Rand Paul," in response [his] ... efforts to cultivate black voters.
U.S., U.N. Slam Israel Over Gaza School Attack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: assault on Gaza-siege 2014, school bombings, children, death, U.N. Ban, Obama, end all US military aid to Israel, HUMAN RIGHTS!, end the siege-occupation!, BDS, war crimes-massacres, obama, news, usa, media, republicans, congress, democrats, americans, ter )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - english.alarabiya.net
"This morning a U.N. school sheltering thousands of Palestinian families suffered a reprehensible attack," Ban said during a visit to Costa Rica.
Virgina's Gay Marriage Ban Appeal Struck Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: virginia gay marriage )

Ashley
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Another one bites the dust. This time the appeal was struck down. Virginia is now one step closer to marriage equality, as the case is likely on its way to the Supreme Court. Now Virginia has a Governor and Attorney General who support it. Let's do this!
Republicans Vote to Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lawsuit against obama )

Ashley
- 1 hour ago - nytimes.com
House Republicans have decided to file a lawsuit that has almost no chance of getting standing and likely wouldn't even be finished until after Obama is out of office. Democrats are making out like bandits, with fundraising off this.
WORLD CONDEMNS ISRAEL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, politics, military )

Nils Ande
- 16 hours ago - workers.org
The crimes are staggering, the destruction massive. Israel is creating a 3-kilometer strip of scorched earth around Gaza City that eats up about 44 percent of the Gaza Strip, already the most densely populated place on earth. (U.N. Office for the Coordin)
Open Thread - 7/30/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 17 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Some Really BIG Boobs!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, humor, Teabuggery, video games )

TomCat
- 17 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
'Poser Patriots': While Sending Military to Wars, Predatory Lenders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, crime, ethics, government, dishonesty, lies, politics, abuse )

James
- 23 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general obtained about $92 million in debt relief from Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, also collectively known as "Rome Finance," for about 17,000 U.S. service members and oth
Projected to Cost America More Than $2 Trillion - The Country Is Once Again in Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, corruption, Govtfearmongering, republicans, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, dishonesty, ethics )

James
- 22 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
FRONTLINE presents Losing Iraq -- a 90-minute special report that The Baltimore Sun calls "stunning," adding that "no one on TV has done better investigative and long-form journalism on Iraq than FRONTLINE. Period."
Former U.S. POW Bergdahl Soon to Be Questioned By Army General
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bergdahl, usa, military, interrogation, army, Taliban prisoners )

Nancy
- 21 hours ago - news.msn.com
Bergdahl was released in May in exchange for five Taliban prisoners who were transferred to Qatar from the Guantanamo Bay U.S. prison in Cuba.
 
 
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