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Army Apologizes to Troops Exposed to US-Designed Chemical Weapons in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chemicalweapon exposure, american chemicals, army, purple heart, government )

- 194 days ago -
After being exposed to potentially lethal amounts of sulfur mustard and sarin gas, US troops often received inadequate medical treatment, gag orders, and found themselves ineligible for Purple Heart medals.
Register To Vote ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: register to vote, voting registration form, US politics, party affiliation, politics, americans )

- 191 days ago -
Register or make changes to your info and/or affiliation...I did!
Demand That Congress Reject Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, congress, americans, fast track, jobs, environment, food safety, trade, world market, fair trade )

- 193 days ago -
Fast track authority would allow the President to sign the TPP before Congress has voted to approve it, and then railroad the deal through Congress in only 90 days with limited debate and no amendments allowed.
Full Employment Is Possible
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Caterpillar Inc., Robert Pollin, United States, University of Massachusetts )

- 1159 days ago -
"When world leader companies like Caterpillar Inc. are putting the squeeze on their workers despite accruing record-setting profits; when banks are hoarding $1.6 trillion, money is cheap and government borrowing costs are at their lowest in history...
High Court Produces a Politics Of, By and For Corporations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, lies, media, politics, propaganda, SupremeCourt )

- 1202 days ago -
Though all political eyes and ears await an upcoming decision by the US Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act, likely to be handed down next week, a new study released on Thursday suggests that many Americans, while awaiting one decision or another,->
Project On Government Oversight ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FOIA, US, government tranparency, politics, constitution )

- 1403 days ago -
POGO believes in improving transparency and accountability throughout the federal government. We work with whistleblowers and other inside sources, and access information through the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), to shed light on the government's...
No Help for the Jobless? No Vacation for Congress! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: jobless, Congress, economy, employment, government, business )

- 1399 days ago -
We can't assume Congress will renew unemployment in time for the millions who are hanging by a thread before extended benefits expire Dec. 31.
Congress: Stand Up for Civil Liberties! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, congress, US, war spending, war )

- 1399 days ago -
Last week the U.S. Senate passed 93-7 a version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) awarding $662 billion for war spending and granting power to the military to arrest and detain U.S. citizens without legal counsel and trial.
Palestinian Unity - A Threat Says Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, lies, terrorism, war, usa, military, media )

- 1402 days ago -
Peaceful protesters are assaulted violently. Settlement expansions continue on stolen land. Dispossessed Palestinians have no redress. Police state repression terrorizes millions of people. World leaders yawn and do nothing.
Are Dems Foolish to Overlook the Gingrich Threat?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Newt Gingrich, obama, politics, government, child labor, ethics, lies, republicans, media, elections, dishonesty, usa, news, congress, elections, ethics, usa, republicans, democrats, politics, news, obama, u.s. )

- 1407 days ago -
President Obama's supporters are focusing their attacks on Mitt Romney -- even though Newt leads in many GOP primary polls
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