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Why It's Time to Repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, constitution, ethics, freedoms, politics, SupremeCourt, media, dishonesty, healthcare, propaganda, elections, abuse )

Wild
- 2 hours ago - thenation.com
The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.
With Confirmation of CIA Spying on Senate, It Is Time for Serious Oversight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, congress, propaganda, iraq, lies, ethics, politics, media, constitution, abuse, war, freedoms, military )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - thenation.com
With due respect to congressional Republicans who want to hold President Obama to account for supposedly exceeding his executive authority, and to congressional Democrats who want to hold House Republicans to account for failing to live up to their legisl
New York City Conducts Largest Ever No-Notice Health Emergency Response Drill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, news, usa, war )

Nell
- 5 hours ago - news.xinhuanet.com
English.news.cn 2014-08-02 03:36:02 NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- New York City on Friday is conducting the largest ever no-notice emergency response exercise in the city's history that will test its ability to respond to the release of a biological agen
Well, Well. Satanists to Use Hobby Lobby to Block Pro-Life Propaganda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby, pro choice, Satanic Temple, pro life, ethics, healthcare, usa )

Lynn
- 6 hours ago - dailykos.com
In a statement, the Satanic Temple said that it will use the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision to exempt its believers from state-mandated informed consent laws that require women considering abortions to read pro-life material.
Kerry Tries to Repair Damage in U.S.-India Relations(Damaged By Our Urge to Control)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, economy, corruption, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, military, media, war, usa, iraq, abuse )

Wild
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Kerry is the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit India since the landslide election in May of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The U.S. government had denied Modi a visitor's visa for almost 10 years because of his inability to stop deadly religious rioti
Obama Does Not Accept War for What It Is
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: State terrorism, abuse, ethics, crime, corruption, Govtfearmongering, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, iraq, military, media, politics, obama, war, usa, troops, freedoms, constitution, economy )

Wild
- 7 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Eliot A. Cohen was counselor of the Department of State from 2007 to 2009. Abraham Lincoln hated war as much as Barack Obama does. He saw so much more of it firsthand, lost friends in it and waged it on an immensely vaster scale than Obama has.
Concerns Over 'in-the-Air' Ebola
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, CDC )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
"In their experiments, the pigs carrying the virus were housed in pens with the monkeys in close proximity but separated by a wire barrier. After eight days, some of the macaques were showing clinical signs typical of ebola and were euthanised. "
State Dept: 'No American Is Proud' of CIA Tactics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, war on terror, spying, torture )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - news.msn.com
The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading...
Tea Party Debris: How Michele Bachmann Has Made the GOP America's Spoof Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, republicans, obama, GOP )

Abe
- 11 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
If the Republicans have lost credibility among voters, they have only themselves to blame. Republicans should start asking why the Tea Party leaders like Michele Bachmann was allowed to make such a joke of their party? Where was the leadership?
GOP Disarray Hands Democrats a Big Midterm Gift
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, democrats, republicans, ethics, politics, elections )

Teresa
- 13 hours ago - nbcnews.com
Another stunning legislative embarrassment for House Republicans has handed Democrats a mighty big talking point over the next three months until the midterm elections: The GOP is incapable -- if not unwilling -- to govern, they will argue.
Illegals and Gangsters and Ebola, Oh My! 5 Conservative Immigration Myths of the Moment, Made Sane
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, elections, ethics, government, media, news, obama, politics, propaganda, usa, immigration )

Frank
- 13 hours ago - theguardian.com
"As lawmakers seek a solution to the border crisis, the hysterics have reached a new level. We separate punditry from reality"-theguardian.com
Homeless Veterans': "Stain on the Soul of the Nation" - AMEN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, housing, healthcare, healthcare, government, americans, ethics, congress )

James
- 14 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
First lady calls homeless vets a 'stain on the soul of the nation' July 31, 2014 - First lady Michelle Obama stressed the administration's commitment to end homelessness among veterans Thursday and predicted that the country is on "the verge of making
US Private Militias Organize to Scare Central American Child Migrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child migrants, Border Patrol, militias, US, Mexico )

Judy
- 1 day ago - telesurtv.net
Groups of far-right Republicans on the Mexican-U.S. border are organizing independent vigilante patrols armed with semiautomatic rifles, in a bid to address the issue of undocumented children crossing the border.
After 'Nation' Investigation, DOJ May Investigate Shadow Lobbyists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: investigative journalism, investigative reporting, lobbying, money in politics, shadow lobbying )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
For the thousands of influence peddlers in Washington, DC who go about their trade without registration and disclosure, law enforcement has turned a blind eye. That may be changing.
Chicken Pox Outbreak Puts Illegal Immigrant Facility on Lockdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Illegal immigrants, open borders, Ebola, amnesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtontimes.com
Chikungunya virus MRSA staph infections, Chicken Pox, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis.... will Ebola be next? Secure U.S. borders, now!
Iraq: False Statements Made By Top Bush Administration Officials
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, ethics, Govtfearmongering, propaganda, iraq, lies, war, republicans, dishonesty, corruption )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
As part of its investigation into the false statements made by top Bush administration officials leading up to the Iraq war, the Center for Public Integrity has just released an interactive database where you can search who said what, when.
VIDEO: Video: Mark Regev, Deciphered
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN school bombed by Israel forces, Mark REgev, BBC interview, Obama, ethnic cleansing of Palestine-GAZA, war crimes, civilian deaths, Alex Nunns, youtube, subtitles, americans, congress, obama, news, terrorism, usa, media, lies, propaganda, cover-up )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
This is good. The video above was created by Alex Nunns, who subtitled a BBC interview with Israeli spokesperson Mark Regev.
   

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