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US Politics & Gov't

Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Europe, U.S., ISIL, terrorism, military, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, troops, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of their own nations taking the same action, a new YouGov poll finds.
Top US General Won't Rule Out Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State Militants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, U.S., military, troops, ISIL, government, ethics, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - rawstory.com
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission for U.S....
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
New Emergency Drills Simulate Nuclear Explosion In Nebraska: The Role of Drills in False Flag Operations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: emergency drill, nuclear explosion simulation, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA, false flag operations )

Judy
- 6 hours ago - globalresearch.ca
On numerous occasions, a false flag attack has occurred at or around the same time as a military drill or a civilian emergency preparation drill.
US Congressman Danny Davis Calls for Lifting the Blockade of Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Danny K. Davis, democrats, congress, Israel, Gaza Blockade, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Davis' move is the result of a sustained effort by the Committee for Just Peace in Israel and Palestine (CJPIP), urging the Congressman to advocate for an end to the Israeli occupation and to stop military aid to Israel.
Take Action for Safer Sunscreen Ingredients!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, safety, government )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - action.ewg.org
If you agree that consumers in the United States deserve access to the same ingredients used in sunscreens in the EU, Canada, Japan, and Australia, please tell your senator to support the Sunscreen Innovation Act today.
Perpetual Fear Under Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - fff.org
This is the way of life under an empire, especially one whose foreign policy is based on hundreds of military bases in foreign countries, meddling in the political and economic affairs of other countries, support of and partnerships with foreign dictators
The War on ISIS Already Has a Winner: The Defense Industry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - fortune.com
New fights mean new stuff, after all. And following the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan--and the belt-tightening at the Pentagon imposed by steep budget cuts--military suppliers are lining up to meet a suddenly restored need for their wares.
Convenient Genocide: Another Failed War to re-Arrange the Middle East
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - middleeasteye.net
Experience has taught us that not all "acts of genocide" are created equal: Some are fabricated, and others are exaggerated.
Watch Each of the Last Four U.S. Presidents Announce That We're Bombing Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - reason.com
Did the primetime presidential speech announcing expanding authorization for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria feel kind of familiar? Like you've heard it before? That's probably because you have.
WP - Dempsey Raises Possibility of Involving U.S. Combat Troops in Fight Against Islamic State (the Military Has Spoken!)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, military, war, usa, constitution, congress )

Wild
- 10 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff raised the possibility Tuesday that U.S. troops could become involved in ground attacks against the Islamic State, despite repeated pledges to the contrary from President Obama.(They are the deciders)
TEN REPUBLICAN LIES
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies )

Jan
- 12 hours ago - thedailybanter.com
Debunking various myths, slogans and lies can be full time work.
In Two Words, Hillary Clinton Just Revealed What's Wrong With Her 2016 Candidacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Toxic Capitalist, War Monger, Corporate Agenda, Democrat, Two Party Sham, Economic Injustice )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - thenation.com
"For the rest of us, quoting a cyborg is yet another sign (like her disingenuous comments about her wealth) that she'd make a poor candidate who can't help but step on her own feet."
Sanders Talks "Political Revolution" in Iowa as Clinton Declares: "I'M Baaack"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Toxic Capitalist, War Monger, Corporate Agenda, Democrat, Bernie Sanders, Independent, Progressive, Left, Economic Justice, Jobs Program )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"Calling for a new jobs program, investment in education and the public funding of elections, Sanders highlights that economic disparity in America has never been greater."
The Pleasant Fiction of "No Boots on the Ground"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, President Obama, Toxic Capitalist, War Monger, Endless War, War Profiteering, Air Strikes, Boots On the Ground, Military Industrial Complex, American Imperialism, Militarism, Foreign Policy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"If you support the air strikes plan proposed by the president, because we have to do "something," understand full well what it is you are supporting."
12 Hrs to Stop the Internet Slowdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, governmet, FCC, media, politics, propaganda, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - bigtelecomvstheworld.org
Big Telecom conglomerates are about to force many of your favourite websites into an Internet slow lane, making them buffer sporadically, and return errors. The clock is ticking: Key decision-makers are about to make a landmark ruling on this Internet slo
Russia Sending Suicide Dogs With Hand Grenades Into Battle.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, corruption, society, war, troops, terrorism, abuse )

Ray
- 1 day ago - mintpressnews.com
A Pro-Russian rebel holds a dog named Devka with hand grenade attached to the leash in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine.
Frankenpolitics: The Left's Defence of GMOs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMOs, genetic modification, agriculture, biotechnology, politics, economics, science, health, environment )

Brian
- 1 day ago - euobserver.com
"Let's uproot an unjust political economy, not GM crops."
   

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