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OMG! Republicans Have a Change of Heart!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, elections, propaganda, politics, supremecourt, terrorism )

Jason
- 1 hour ago - jimhightower.com
an official document of the National Republican Party. And âEUR" wow! âEUR" the policy positions it contains show that party leaders really are serious about coming to their senses and rejecting the plutocratic extremism and far-right
Punk Band to Scott Walker: Stop Using Our Music. We Literally Hate You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dropkick Murphys, pro union, Shipping Up To Boston, Gov Scott Walker )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - dailykos.com
Apparently Walker hasnt done enough research to realize that Dropkick Murphys music is blatantly pro-union. In 2011, the band released an advanced stream song in support of the thousands of Wisconsin union workers who are protesting the governors policies
The Shame of the Holy Orb
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ellipsoid Orb, humor, maddow, satire, scandal, video )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 1/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Menendez Bags on Iran Sanctions, and Congressman Says AIPAC Demands Deference to Israel Over US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AIPAC, congress, abuse, Americans, Iran, Israel, ethics, government, republicans, democrats, corruption, politics, news, freedoms, dishonesty, lies, war )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
John Yarmuth describes the power of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, in Congress: Unfortunately, I think, some of the demands that are made of members by AIPAC and some strong Jewish supporters are that we pay more attention ...
Sarah Palin Complains That 'Quasi-Right' Fox News Thinks She's a Joke: 'This Is War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Fox News, Sarah Palin, government, 2016 elections, candidates, news, republicans, politics )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - rawstory.com
Sarah Palin complained that "quasi-right" media figures weren't uniting behind conservative potential presidential candidates like herself after Bill OâEUR(TM)Reilly joked about her during a promo.
Tell Congress: Drop the Forced Ultrasound Bill ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abuse, health care, forced ultrasounds, government, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, news, congress )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last Thursday, House Republicans introduced legislation to require forced vaginal ultrasounds before receiving an abortion--or what many consider to be state-sponsored rape.This unacceptable intrusion into a woman's health decisions is offensive and ...
Huckabee Couldn't Deal With Women At Fox News Who Swore In The Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, politics, republicans, women, Mike Huckabee, elections, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Mike Huckabee channeled his internal Ned Flanders last week, lamenting the fact that he doesn't just hear cuss words in the office these days, but he even hears them coming from women.
Congressman Attacks GOP CongresswomenâEUR(TM)s Stand On Abortion: âEUR~It Sent The Entirely Wrong MessageâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abortion rights, rape victims, congress, government, women, republicans, politics, ethics, news, healthcare, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Last week, a proposed 20-week abortion ban didnâEUR(TM)t get a vote in the House after a group of Republican women expressed concerns about its narrow exception for rape victims.
ISIS: We Will Cut Off Obama's Head, Turn US Into Caliphate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, propaganda, obama, politics, news, military, media, government, freedoms, ethics, crime, economy, elections, corruption, constitution, congress, americans, abuse, troops, SupremeCourt, housing, lies, healthcare )

O O
- 6 hours ago - newsmax.com
ISIS: We Will Cut Off Obama's Head, Turn US Into Caliphate video from the Islamic State (ISIS), the terror group has vowed "Know, oh Obama, that we will reach America. Know also that we will cut off your head in the White House and transform America
Seed Exchanges Are Illegal Under the Laws of Many U.S. States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farming, seeds, gardening, constitution )

Earths
- 7 hours ago - naturalnews.com
The inverted dynamic of agricultural government regulation actually protects corporate interests while hampering smaller individual efforts to produce better food.
Republican Darling Ayn Rand Became a Big Admirer of Serial Killer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi republicans, Karl Rove, abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, media, propaganda, SupremeCourt, terrorism )

Jason
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
right-wing attack-dog pundits and the Teabagger mobs fighting to kill health care reform and eviscerate "entitlement programs" increasingly hold up Ayn Rand as their guru
Seattle Tunnel - in Hole By $2 Billion Could Be Scrapped
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: seattle, washington, tunnel, bertha, construction delays )

Angela
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A bill to scrap a $3.1 billion roadway overhaul and expressway tunnel excavation in Seattle has been introduced by two Washington state lawmakers who have branded the project a failure beset by cost overruns, construction mishaps and delays.
Jon Stewart: Republicans Are Using the âEUR~Exact Same F**KingâEUR(TM) Rhetoric Romney Did
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi republicans, lies, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, ethics, government, dishonesty, crime, cover-up, corruption, constitution, abuse, americans, bushadministration, healthcare, media, republicans, SupremeCourt, terrorism )

Jason
- 8 hours ago - truthdig.com
Here we go again with the elitist Nazi liars. Not one of them will tell you their plans because they don't want you to know the hell they'll unleash on us.
Alabama's First Openly Gay Lawmaker Threatens to 'Out' Officials Having Extramarital Affairs | AL.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty )

Rebecca
- 10 hours ago - al.com
Alabama's first openly gay state legislator fired back on Facebook over the weekend, including a threat to expose the affairs of state officials, to comments made by Republican Party officials in the wake of a federal judge declaring the state ban on same
STATE LEGISLATOR POLLS JUDGE CANDIDATES WITH OUTRAGEOUS âEUR" AND VERY UNETHICAL âEUR" QUESTIONS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: south carolina, tea party, ethics, elections )

Rob
- 10 hours ago - ifyouonlynews.com
In South Carolina, only state legislators get to elect judges. And one new Tea Party rep just tried to poll all judge candidates with strange questions they can't answer.
'American Sniper': Lies and Propaganda to Divide a Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Military, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - activistpost.com
The truth is that Chris Kyle was not a hero. Chris Kyle was a murderer. He was also a war profiteer and a liar.
Michelle Obama Forgoes a Headscarf and Sparks a Backlash in Saudi Arabia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: michelle oama, headscarf, saudi arabia, niqabs )

Angela
- 11 hours ago - msn.com
Michelle Obama did not wear a headscarf or veil Tuesday. In Saudi Arabia, that's unusual: The country is one of the few on Earth where women are expected to cover their heads, and most Saudi women wear niqabs.
The FBI Plan to Collect Everyones DNA Just Got a Huge Boost From Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dna Warehousing )

Stephen
- 13 hours ago - privacysos.org
In 2011, 1 in 25 Americans was arrested. In a few years, if the FBI has its way, the federal government will possess the DNA of all of those people and more. Under the radar of most lawmakers and journalists, the Bureau
Remembering The Vietnam War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, deployment, troops, Vietnam War )

Rosie
- 14 hours ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
To mark the 50th Anniversary of the official deployment of American troops to Vietnam, a small number of survivors made a video of a well-known song and put it out on YouTube two weeks ago. Those aged 60+ will remember well.
Bill Would Ban Gas Chambers for Euthanizing Pets in Kansas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Kansas, bill, ban, gas chambers )

Stephen
- 14 hours ago - kansas.com
A bill banning the use of gas chambers to kill pets is making its way through a state House committee. House Bill 2030 would amend the Kansas Pet Animal Act to prohibit animal control officers and shelters from using carbon monoxide gas chambers to...
A Staggeringly Lopsided Economic Recovery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi republicans, republicans, abuse, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, bushadministration, economy, healthcare, housing, lies, propaganda, media, SupremeCourt, terrorism, abuse, americans, ethics )

Jason
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
In the vast majority of US states, the top 1 percent of earners captured at least half of the income gains during the first three years of the economic recovery. In seventeen states, the 1 percent raked in all of the income growth.
Chris Hedges: 'American Sniper' Caters to a Deep Sickness Rippling Through Society
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, media, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, usa, dishonesty, abuse, crime, ethics, freedoms )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
$200 million in box office receipts is a measure of how messed up this country is.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R)to Launch 'State-Run News Outlet'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, media, propaganda, Nazi republicans, bushadministration, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, constitution, supremecourt, terrorism, abuse, activists, americans, crime, culture, government, freedoms, media )

Jason
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Just as Reaganomics moved to destroy the people's economy via propaganda. Fox has moved people to believe dishonesty, manipulation and control is good for the people.
Former CIA Officer Convicted of Leaking Classified Information
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, United States, usa, u.s., politics, news, military, media, lies, ethics, elections, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, abuse, CIA, leaked files, Jeffrey Sterling, nuclear plans, Iran, New York Times )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Jeffrey Sterling, who was involved in a highly secretive operation to give faulty nuclear plans to Iran, was convicted of giving classified information about his work to a New York Times reporter and author.
Koch-Backed Groups Plan to Spend Nearly $1 Billion on 2016 Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, news, media, government, ethics, elections, democrats, congress, candidates, americans, Koch Brothers, $1 billion, 2016 Election )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. âEUR" A network of conservative advocacy groups backed by Charles and David Koch aims to spend a staggering $889 million in advance of the next White House election, part of an expansive strategy to build on its 2014 victories. . .
 

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