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US Politics & Gov't

Justice Stevens: The Five Extra Words That Can Fix the Second Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, constitution, ethics, abuse, violence, gun abuse, government, politics, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, crime )

Michael
- 28 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
essay is excerpted from Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' new book, "Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution." It is unlikely in the NRA -owned US legislature, that such a simple clarification will happen.
Statement From Director of the BLM Neil Kornze on the Bundy Cattle Gather in Nevada
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, abuse, crime, dishonesty, defrauding the USA, environmental abuse, government )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - blm.gov
The media have falsely characterized the cattle grazer defrauding the USA and the public, for his refusal to pay over $1 million owed for use of our lands, and for conspiring to violently oppose law enforcement of court orders to remove his cattle.
Nader Backs Laws Aimed at Ending "Corporate Carnage"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ralph Nader, Corporatism, Corporate Crime, Safety, GM, deadly ignition switch, Dangerous Products Warning Act, Corporate Crime Database Act, Center for Corporate Policy )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - popularresistance.org
"Consumer advocate Ralph Nader announced last week he is supporting two corporate accountability bills aimed at warning the public about dangerous and deadly products and tracking corporate crimes."
Month Of Resistance To Stop Mass Incarceration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, direct action, month of resistance, prison industrial complex, #massincarceration, #incarcerationnation, popular resistance, criminal injustice system, police abuse )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - popularresistance.org
"2.2 million people in prison, more than 80,000 of them held in the torture of solitary confinement, more than 5 million formerly incarcerated people are denied basic rights even after they've served their sentences. All of this disproportionately..."
First of a Series on BLM & Other Agency Failures to Protect Public Lands or Collect Proper Value for Takings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, usa, ethics, government, politics )

Michael
- 2 hours ago - doi.gov
BLM's Mineral Materials Program Failure to obtain adequate compensation15 recommendations by OIG on updating program & collaborating with Interior's Office of Valuation Services to ensure program operates more efficiently& charges for sales from Fed Lands
Obama: Russia Doesn't Want 'Any Kind of Military Confrontation With Us'(But We Do?)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, lies, iraq, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, corruption, abuse, economy, military, politics, propaganda, media, crime, obama )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Russia doesn't want a military confrontation with the United States, President Obama said Wednesday In an interview with Major Garrett of CBS News, Obama said Russia must recognize that Ukraine, part of which it annexed last month, is a sovereign nation
"If You Will Not Show Up ... When Women Will Stand," He Told Such Men, "Then You Ought to Get a Pair of Scissors and Cut Off Your
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, troops, usa, war, SupremeCourt, news, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, lies, ethics, freedoms, government, crime, dishonesty, economy, elections, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, abuse, americans, ca )

O O
- 3 hours ago - westernjournalism.com
The purpose of this effort, Rhodes explained, is to give the federal government added incentive to reconsider any plans for a violent raid. "f they do a raid like that," he continued, "we want them to know that our elected folks - sheriffs and represent
Edward Snowden Asks Vladi­Mir Putin If Russia Spies on Its Citizens(a Loaded Question Given Our One World Superpoweredness?)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, ethics, freedoms, abuse, constitution, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, war, usa, propaganda, lies, iraq, media, military, politics, terrorism )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
American fugitive Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance during Russian President Vladi­mir Putin's annual call-in meeting with the nation on Thursday, submitting what critics considered a softball question about domestic surveillance in the country
Haunting Instagrams Show What Drone Operators Would See If They Targeted Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drones, UAV, unmanned aerial vehicles, US, targets, instagram, funerals, weddings, terror weapon, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia )

Brian
- 3 hours ago - policymic.com
"What would drone-strike footage look like if one of those heavily armed UAVs took aim at the West? What would it look if those missiles and cameras were pointed at your house, your car, your family and friends? Frankly, it's bone-chilling."
GMO Labeling in Vermont
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Vermont GMO Monsanto )

Ashley
- 4 hours ago - burlingtonfreepress.com
GMO's will now be labeled in Vermont. Congrats to Vermont for being the first state (that I know of anyway), to do this! This battle took twenty years. But the war has just begun. Look out for the evil Monsanto Dragon! This is my first submission.
Government Confiscating Tax Refunds Of Children Over Parents' Debts - UPDATED | MyFDL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, activists, child, children, crime, ethics, social, security, debt, 14219, farm, bill, healthcare, healthcare, healthcare, lies, socialsecurity, obama )

Michael
- 7 hours ago - my.firedoglake.com
Got plans for your refund? Better hope your parents didn't die owing the government money then, because if they did, you might have to change your plans.
Judge Dismisses Case Over Obama's Assassination Of American Citizens - Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, crime )

David
- 16 hours ago - election.democraticunderground.com
I don't like the fact the U.S. uses drones for killing anyone....anywhere.
Petition | No Jail Time for Stanley Cohen | Change.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stanley cohen, usa )

Elderberr
- 21 hours ago - change.org
Stanley L. Cohen is long-time social justice attorney and activist. For ten years he has been subjected to aggressive investigation and harassment by various agencies of the United States federal government,
British Activists Condemn US Support for Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, end all us miltary aid to israel, BDS, US Government, US congress, AMERICAN TAXPAYERS, finding Israel apartheid regime, RACISM, ETHNIC CLEANSING, Palestinian human rights, LANDTHEFTS, ILLEGAL OCCUPATION, Int'l Laws, violations, israel state terrorism )

Jess
- 21 hours ago - presstv.ir
Pro-Palestinian activists have staged a protest outside the US Embassy in London, calling for an end to Washington's financial support for Israel.
Conservative Activist Claims Women Paid The Same As Men Won't Find Husbands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: equal pay for equal work, GOP, Phyliss Schlafly )

Marg
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Schlafly concluded that the best way to empower women "is to improve job prospects for the men in their lives, even if that means increasing the so-called pay gap."
Fox News Outraged That All the People It Told Not to Buy Insurance Can't Get Insurance Until Fall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Faux News, Fauxrage, healthcare, Obamacare, ACA, health insurance, Affordable Care Act, media )

Roseann
- 23 hours ago - dailykos.com
Brian Beutler catches the latest Obamacare fauxrage from Fox News: millions of people won't be able to sign up for health insurance until November. So all those young people who Republicans, and Fox News, told that they shouldn't be signing up because fre
New CBO Report on Obamacare Giving Republicans Heartburn
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Wayne
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
[The report] makes the lies that are continuously spewed about Obamacare even more incredulous and morally reprehensible.
Remote-Control Machine Gun Installed on Top of Wall Near Bethlehem -- Ma'An
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, Bethlehem, israeli regime fearmongering, incitement, freedom of movement-religion, illegal occupation, violation of human rights, terror tactics, Israeli apartheid, racism, etmachine gun-cameras harassment of wors, Christian, Muslim )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Israeli forces provided each machine gun cameras from large high-capacity and possibility of photography relatively long distances and to Bethlehem in the direction of the education of the old junction.
Class Mobility: Why Moving Up Is Just a Dream for Many American Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government )

Abe
- 1 day ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.co.uk
Recent studies about class mobility in America reveal some interesting findings on upward mobility- the core principle of the American Dream. They suggest one key factor between making that dream a reality or not could just be where you happen to live
TELL CONGRESS: DON'T PROHIBIT GMO LABELING *** Please Sign ***
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ethics, government, Food )

Frans
- 1 day ago - credomobilize.com
Consumers have a fundamental right to know what they're eating. We urge you to reject legislation that would prohibit states and the federal government from requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled....
   

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