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US Politics & Gov't

After Snowden, The NSA Faces Recruitment Challenge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: diversity in recruitment, cyber espionage, National Security Agency, cybersecurity, Facebook )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - npr.org
The NSA's tactics, which include retaining data from American citizens, raise too many questions in the mind of cybersecurity experts. Says one: "I can't see myself working there, partially because of these moral reasons."
Senator Bernie Sanders Against the Billionaire Class
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, Sanders, Vermont, Las Vegas, union, billionaire, class, class, economy, dishonesty, congress, corruption, republicans )

Roger
- 6 hours ago - reviewjournal.com
US Senator Bernie Sanders said Tuesday in Las Vegas that if he runs it will be to take on the "billionaire class" that is getting richer while America's middle class is in decline
Amy Goodman on Moving From Assessment to Accountability for "The Bush Doctrine" on Terrorism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, iraq, corruption, dishonesty, abuse, congress, crime, bush, cheney, media, democrats, republicans )

Wilde
- 10 hours ago - democracynow.org
"If we really care about national security and being a model for the world of justice," Goodman says of the George W. Bush administrationâEUR(TM)s actions after 9/11, we have "to move from assessment to an accounting and to accountability."
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges | Fox News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, democrats, government, ethics, abuse, crime, indictment, politics )

MJ
- 10 hours ago - foxnews.com
The Senator is the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee. He is accused to improperly using his office to benefit a donor.
Republican White House Hopefuls Attack Obamacare But Take Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, corruption, healthcare )

Ruby
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Backstabbing liars, and thieves, and may I add cheaters..
Everyone Has A Story. There Is a Common Thread Among Victims of Bullying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bullying, abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, cover-up, dishonesty, parental concerns healthcare, government, economy, crime constitution )

Carol
- 12 hours ago - texasbar.com
Three Articles Texas Bar Journal: The Law According to Mark Twain/The Great Charter, the Magna Carta The importance of legal principles, fair procedures, proportional punishment, official accountability, and respect for human dignity
The Dream Team for 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holidays, Care2 Upload Stinks )

TomCat
- 12 hours ago - politicsplus.org
The entire article is an animated graphic that C2NN cannot display. Please click through.
Poll Results - 4/1/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, polls )

TomCat
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 4/1/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Obama Commutes Sentences of 22 People in Federal Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, GoodNews, government, freedoms )

Phyllis
- 14 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
The effort could lead Obama to grant clemency more often as his second and final term in office winds down.
Obama's Iran Adviser Worked for Pro-Tehran Regime Lobby?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, Nowrouzzadeh, iran, nuclear deal, NIAC )

Barbara
- 15 hours ago - israelnationalnews.com
Investigative report reveals NSC Iran Director who briefed Obama on talks used to work for NIAC, thought to be Iranian mouthpiece.
Who's Pushing the "Religious Freedom" Legislation in States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, ethics, government, dishonesty, congress, propaganda )

Tammy
- 16 hours ago - csmonitor.com
ALEC grooming legislators resulting in discriminatory laws
The University of Texas Debuts Its Latino Leadership Award
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, candidates, government, politics, u.s., usa, latino )

MJ
- 16 hours ago - latino.foxnews.com
First recipient is George P. Bush (yes, the nephew of the former President, and the son of Jeb Bush)
TAKE ACTION: CFPB: Close the Loopholes for Preyday Lenders!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, payday lenders )

Dogan
- 17 hours ago - bit.ly
the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) laid out a plan to put rules in place regulating the predatory payday lending industry. While the agencyâEUR(TM)s proposal takes a step forward in protecting working families from their toxic loans,
Poll: How Excited Are You About Ted Cruz's Announcement?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, Ted Who, Unpopular, Republican, Teabagger, Unlikeable, Odd, Poll, Take the poll )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - mrctv.org
I don't know about you, but given the choices available... Bernie Sanders 2016! Take the Poll.
Tell the DSCC: Refuse to Accept Money From Wall Street Banks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, petitions, banks, political contributions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The big banks want Democrats to stop listening to Elizabeth Warren and start doing what Wall Street demands, no matter how damaging it is to the American people.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the DSCC: Refuse to Accept Money From Wall Street Banks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Wall Street banks )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The big banks want Democrats to stop listening to Elizabeth Warren and start doing what Wall Street demands, no matter how damaging it is to the American people. As Reuters reported in an exclusive story:
Sign the Petition: Demand Justice for Burned McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Workers rights, working conditions, fast food workers )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
But these lawsuits are just the first step to get justice for these workers. An investigation by the Department of Labor could pave the way for better working conditions and union representation for all fast food workers across the country.
GOP Congresswoman Gets Surprise on Facebook After Asking Constituents for Obamacare Horror Stories
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Affordable Care Act, ACA, Obamacare, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Facebook, seeking condemnation, finds praise for ACA )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
She didn't get many of the answers she wanted - but hundreds of her constituents appreciating the Affordable Care Act! A sample is shared. She then cherrypicked answers that suited her and made a video with them. Her constituents slammed her for this!
Personal Update - 3/31/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
   

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