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US Politics & Gov't

US Lawmakers Quietly Advance Legislation to Penalize Boycott of Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rights, U.S., Israel, Palestine, Human Rights )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Little-noticed amendment was included in controversial Fast Track trade bill that just passed the Senate Finance Committee
Congress Moves to Pressure Europe Against BDS Steps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., BDS, Israel, Congress, EU, WTO, TTIP )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
New amendments in Senate and House to bill on historic US-EU trade deal reject actions targeting Israel
A Plan to Deal With Nuclear Waste
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Waste, Yucca Mountain, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC )

Brian
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
The nation's nuclear waste strategy is...well, actually, the nation doesn't have much of a nuclear waste strategy.
President Obama's Passover Seder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, propaganda, terrorism, war, Israel )

Penny
- 5 days ago - investigativeproject.org
As president of the United States, his first commitment is to the welfare of his country, but it would not have been out of place for him to demand that Iran publicly declare it would not destroy Israel, one of America's closest allies.
The Other Face of Terrorism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, terrorists, abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, usa )

Penny
- 5 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
We live in a country where we embrace liberal democracy, gender equality, freedom of speech and individual freedoms, so we naïvely think that everyone who comes here has the same values. Wrong. Those are the very values that the terrorists abhor.
Nuclear Energy Getting Washington Legislative Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Small Modular Reactors, SMRs, Clean Energy, NuScale Power, Washington State, State Government, Federal )

Brian
- 9 days ago - spokesman.com
The technology, which is being developed by Oregon company NuScale Power, has garnered support from clean energy proponents in state and federal government.
What's the True Cost of Wind Power?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Subsidies, Pork Barrel, Energy, Energy Policy, Wind Energy )

Brian
- 9 days ago - newsweek.com
Over the past 35 years, wind energy...which supplies just 2 percent of U.S. electricity...has received $30 billion in federal subsidies and grants.
Iowa GOP Official Says Christians Should Enjoy Special Rights: 'There's Only One True God' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, religion, ethics, government, dishonesty, corruption, news, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
Tamara Scott, a Republican National Committeewoman, joked to a gathering of religious conservative activists that she had greeted "the witch" Friday with a prayer for severe weather, reported Right Wing Watch.
Police Shoot Man in the Back: Who Was Walter Scott?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police, Law Enforcement, Shooting, Walter Scott, Father, Veteran, Dead, North Charleston, South Carolina, Shot in the Back )

Brian
- 13 days ago - cnn.com
In his life, 50-year-old Walter Scott was also the father of four children and served in the Coast Guard before being honorably discharged.
Washington Post: We Don't Need Labels on Genetically Modified Foods
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Food, Food Policy, Agriculture, Farming, USDA, GM crops, Scientists, Food Safety, Anti-GMO groups, exploitation, manipulation, labeling issue )

Brian
- 18 days ago - washingtonpost.com
88 percent of scientists polled by the Pew Research Center in January said GM food is safe to eat. Only 37 percent of the public shared that view. The movement to require GM food products to be labeled both reflects and exploits this divergence...
 
 
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