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US Politics & Gov't

Amnesty International: US Super-Max Security Prisons Must Be Opened Up for UN Scrutiny!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, Convention Against Torture, CAT, longterm, indefinite, solitary confinement, Amnesty International, Amnesty report, Entombed: Isolation, US Prison System, access, scrutiny, Special Rapporteur on Torture, human rights groups )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
UN Committee Against Torture to review US govt under the Convention Against Torture. External scrutiny essential 1st step to ending cruel & inhumane practice of long-term isolation of prisoners in breach of internat'l law, but access denied UN & hr orgs
Chris Christie's Position on the Minimum Wage and Governor Races
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chris christie 2016, minimum wage, governor races )

Ashley
- 10 hours ago - dailykos.com
He's tired of hearing about the minimum wage! He also wants the GOP to win Gov races in 2014, so they can control voting mechanisms. Hmm... does that sound like he thinks GOP Governors should tinker with "voting mechanisms" to increase their odds in 2016?
New Jersey Interfaith Statement Against Solitary Confinement ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: solitary confinemnent, torture, government, prison system, US, human rights )

Nancy
- 19 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
New Jersey has a deeply problematic history with its reliance on solitary confinement. Our state was among the first to intentionally develop "Management Control Units" (prolonged prisoner isolation) as instruments of enhanced interrogation and sensory...
Why Conservatives Opt for Propaganda Over Reality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lazy, republicans, propaganda, media, lies, ethics, corruption, crime, dishonesty, abuse, americans, bushadministration, economy, elections, freedoms )

Jason
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Because they are this country's LAZY. Conservatives are consuming a right-wing media full of lies and misinformation, whereas liberals are more interested in media that puts facts before ideology.
Publicly Condemn Conservatives Violent Threats - ForceChange -PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Conservatives, Threats of Violence )

Jean
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ted Nugent, musician and very vocal conservative, has been a strong supporter of the National Rifle Association (NRA) for many years and has served on its Board of Directors since 1995. He recently urged his followers to join the NRA, calling for 'freedom
Repeal the Blank Checks for War - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: endless war, Authorization for the Use of Military Fo, AUMF, 2001 and 2002 AUMF's, Congress, petition )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell your elected officials to oppose U.S. military action in Iraq and Syria and repeal the 2001 and 2002 AUMF's, (i.e. Authorization for the Use of Military Force).
Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, Economy, U.S., Pentagon )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you."
Illegals Now Bringing in Leprosy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, amnesty, immigration, CDC )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - teaparty.org
Leprosy, also known as Hansen's Disease, can cause severe skin sores and weaken or paralyze muscles in the hands and feet, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
4 Former Blackwater Guards Guilty in 2007 Baghdad Killings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, republicans, Govtfearmongering, crime, ethics, iraq, lies, dishonesty, usa )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad.
Whistleblowers: IRS Officials Behind "Fraudulent" Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, Tax Fraud, Corporate Tax Giveaway, Billions of Dollars, Whistleblower, Jane J. Kim )

Brian
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
" Jane J. Kim, an attorney in the IRS Office of the Chief Counsel in New York, accused IRS executives of "deliberately" facilitating multi-billion dollar tax giveaways. "
Vote All You Want. The Secret Government Won't Change.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting, Democracy, Election 2014, Oligarchs, Toxic Capitalism, Corporate Agenda, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
"The people we elect aren't the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University's Michael Glennon."
The Bales of Cash to Iraq Sent By the Bushco and Republican Congresses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, corruption, crime, ethics, Govtfearmongering, republicans, iraq, politics, government, dishonesty )

James
- 15 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Who took billions from the Development Fund of Iraq? October 22, 2014 - In 2004, Stuart Bowen of Texas was asked by a friend to take on a difficult and important job, which he did.
Missouri Doctor: Suspected Ebola Patient Witnessed ~Bleeding Out of All Orifices"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, CDC, DHS )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - infowars.com
Ebola Like Cases Being Covered Up Patients Bleeding From Every Orifice Being Disappeared
"You Don't Own Me": Sia, Lena Dunham and Other Famous Ladies Sing in Mash-Up Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, elections, ethics, freedoms, republicans, usa )

John
- 8 hours ago - vancouverobserver.com
The more things change the more they stay the same.GOP and womens' rights.
A Left-Wing Alternative for Oakland Mayor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elections 2014, Oakland, California, Mayorial Election, Dan Siegel, Progressive, Left, People's Candidate )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"Dan Siegel deserves the support of voters in Oakland who want a radical choice to the left of the Democratic Party for mayor"
Open Thread - 10/24/2014
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).
   

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