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Israel Wants Increase In US Military Aid, to $4.5 Billion a Year.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US military aid to Israel )

Earl
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
Israel reportedly wants the U.S. to increase its annual defense assistance package by half, to an average $4.5 billion. . .
Action Alert! Urge Lawmakers to Attend Briefing on Israel's Mistreatment of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congressional Briefing, Israeli Abuse of Palestinian Children )

Earl
- 20 hours ago - rachelcorriefoundation.org
Every year, hundreds of Palestinian children - some as young as 12 years old - are detained and arrested in an Israeli military detention system where ill treatment and abuse is widespread. Many are taken from their families in the dead of night. . .
US Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Tell Us What You Have Privately Been Telling Wall Street About Fast Track - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, Citigroup, banking giant, bail out )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.demandprogress.org
Mr. Froman a former executive at banking giant Citigroup helped staff the Obama Administration with bank friendly officials while still getting a salary from Citigroup. Citigroup also received history making bail outs he got golden parachute to Govt job
Personal Update - 5/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal, Volunteer Work )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
Tell Congress to Oppose the REINS Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Reins Act, Bad Bills, government, corruption, cover-up, democrats, republicans, obama, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, americans, abuse, constitution, ethics, news, politics, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
the REINS Act Must Be Stopped (Again)! It would delay or block public protections.Under the REINS Act, Congress would second-guess agency expertise and science on food safety, worker safety, air pollution, water contamination, and a host of other issues.
Tell President Obama: Stop Protecting Israel's Nuclear Weapons Monopoly in the Middle East
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israeli Nuclear Weapons, Israel's Samson Option: )

Earl
- 1 day ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tell President Obama it is unacceptable to sacrifice our security and national interest just to shield IsraelâEUR(TM)s nuclear weapons monopoly in the Middle East. He should work instead to eliminate ALL weapons of mass destruction from the Middle East.
Personal Update - 5/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: personal, Volunteer Work )

TomCat
- 20 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
US Only: Reject Patriot Act Renewal | PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Patriot Act, Congress, Reject Renewal, Petition )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - peaceteam.net
A federal court has already ruled conclusively that the Patriot Act in no way authorizes bulk data collection of every American citizen without exception. But certain members of the Senate in particular still don't get it. Million Fax Action Page.
Here's How Much Corporations Paid US Senators to Fast-Track the TPP Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, candidates, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, TPP, trade )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.
Lawsuit: SWAT Broke 81-Year-Old's Hip, Left Him Lying In Own Waste
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, assault, excessive force, federal lawsuit, Georgetown, Herman Crisp, police, SWAT officers )

Judy
- 18 hours ago - copblock.org
The lawsuit asserts that during the encounter, officers handcuffed Crisp and slammed to the ground, leaving the man incapacitated.
No More Expensive Perks for Congress People!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, perks, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - act.gwengraham.com
Members of Congress are spending millions of taxpayer dollars to pay for expensive personal car leases and first class airfare. ThatâEUR(TM)s unacceptable.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Country of Origin Food Labels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, food security, food labeling, cool )

Dogan
- 21 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Consumer and farm advocates fought for more than a decade to get country of origin labels (COOL) for our food. Although we can now see where most of our meat, fruits and vegetables come from,
Why Labor Should Give Sanders Strong Primary Election Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Primary Election, Which Side Are We On, Labor, AFL-CIO )

Dandelion
- 19 hours ago - counterpunch.org
Bernie used his Congressional office to help workers get better organized, in their workplaces and communities, even when the labor movement lagged behind in both areas. Vermont State Labor Council is urging the national AFL-CIO to support him.
How Michael Pollan, Alice Waters, and Slow Food Theorists Got It All Wrong
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rachel Laudan, Food Historian, Michael Pollan, Alice Waters, Slow Food Theorists, Modern Food )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - washingtonian.com
A conversation with food historian---and contrarian---Rachel Laudan.
TAKE ACTION! - Ask Your Representative to Help Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. representatives, Citizens United, constitutional amendment, petition )

Judy
- 1 day ago - action.citizen.org
Make sure your representative knows that the American people deserve and demand a constitutional amendment to restore OUR voices in OUR democracy.
What Bernie Sanders Thinks About Economic Growth | Al Jazeera America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic growth, inequality, poverty, Bernie Sanders, policies )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
You can not just continue growth for the sake of growth in a world in which we are struggling with climate change and all kinds of environmental problems, he told CNBCs John Harwood.
URGE STOP US SOLDIERS ABUSE IN WARS AND PUT INTO TRASH AFTER; ACT NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, government, cover-up, lies, military, obama, politics, troops, war )

Lei
- 21 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Read the whole petition! How many soldiers have PTSD (=PostTraumaStressDisorder)? At the time of war they get medication that they can act but when they are not anymore useful you send them home without any support! WHAT RIGHT PENTAGON HAS TO USE THE SO
USA FULL OF POOR DENTAL CONDITIONS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, americans, dishonesty, politics )

Jan
- 39 minutes ago - mylifetime.com
Expensive dental leaves Americans with teeth so damaged it hampers leading a normal life.
These 13 Democrats Are Helping Rush Fast Track Through the Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Fast Track Senate vote, traitors, democrats )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
Do you know what Democratic Senators voted in favor to rush fast track through Congress? Here are the names of the 13 "corporate, job-killing, billionaire-enriching, future lobbyist Democrats."
At Least 18 Labs Received Army Anthrax From Batch With Live Sample
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anthrax, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Live Virus, 18 Labs, US Army )

Brian
- 17 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
At least 18 laboratories and an Air Force base in South Korea received anthrax samples from a batch in which live bacteria was discovered after it was distributed by the U.S. Army, and recovery of them is still ongoing...
Critics Blast Compromises as the Patriot Act Barrels Toward Sunset
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, democrats, corruption, freedoms, propaganda, politics, obama, news, media, elections )

Cheryl A.
- 13 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Privacy and internet freedom groups are dialing up the pressure on Congress to end mass surveillance as we know it." Peace.
Swarms of Tiny, Silent Cicada Drones to Be Deployed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones )

Earths
- 11 hours ago - thenewamerican.com
The Department of Defense is well on its way to developing various iterations of tiny drones that will give the federal government "squad level intel" on every man, woman, and child in the United States, even inside their homes.
Lets Get Rid of Gang Member Criminal Suspect From Our Governments!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, dishonesty, government, cover-up, media, corruption, abuse, bush, terrorism, ethics, americans, lies )

Joseph
- 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bush Patriot act are KKKs policy supporting their right to commit tyrant violent acts, crimes and cover ups on humans which is in their custom, tradition, and practice for over two hundred years.
BERNIE Voting Record Is Also Not So Very Left Wing or Progressive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, democrats, elections, politics )

Jan
- 17 minutes ago - dailykos.com
Bernie has lost many elections before winning and is determined to win the BIG ONE now ..... but was un-successful in changing congress' votes plus his � voting record is also not so very democratic party at all.
TPP Is About Americans Losing Jobs, Not Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Asia, business, corporations, investors, jobs, unemployment, outsourcing, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, usa )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Elizabeth Warren is championing the drive to open this up tp public review
Stop Trapping Endangered Wildlife in National Park
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, protection, sadness, cruelty, ethics )

Julie
- 16 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop trapping endangered wildlife in National Park.
Ask Your Senator to Support Our Troops and the Brave Animals That Serve Alongside Them.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, animalrights, animalwelfare, dogs, cats, animals, politics, obama, government )

Julie
- 15 hours ago - capwiz.com
Ask your Senator to support our troops and the brave animals that serve alongside them.
Democrat Martin O'Malley Launches Improbable 2016 White House Bid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, elections, Martin O'MlLEY, PROGRESSIVE POLITICS, usa )

Cal
- 47 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
Former Maryland governor Martin OâEUR(TM)Malley launched his long-shot bid for the presidency on Saturday, offering himself to Democrats as a younger and more progressive alternative to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.
 

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