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Unquestioning Support for Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse of power, public safety )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
We Want Equality: Pass This Bill to Give the ERA a Chance! ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, equal rights amendment, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, congress, constitution )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - change.org
With at least 100,000 signatures in favor of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment, we can begin to put more pressure on Congress, after 239 years, to finally pass it.
Pledge to Protect WomenâEUR(TM)s Rights From the GOP Agenda ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, healthcare, human rights, prevention, protection, research, risks, treatment, medicine, ethics, politics, propaganda, republicans, congress, abuse )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Preserving access and affordability is crucial for women to continue making their own health care decisions.
Cop Runs Stop Sign, Hits Sober Driver, Dept Covers It Up By Framing the Man For DUI @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, rights, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, safety, government, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, war, usa, dishonesty )

Milde
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In typical police fashion, the officer, instead of apologizing, treated the driver as if it were his fault.
Open Thread - 7/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Donald Trump and Liberal Media: The Joke's On You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, news, media, government, freedoms, ethics, elections, democrats, congress, candidates, americans, Donald Trump, liberal, media )

Darren
- 1 hour ago - therealnews.com
Celebrity candidates and the liberal media have created a clown show that viewers can laugh at, but it's at your expense. - July 28, 2015
Stop McConnell's Attempt to Further Gut Campaign Finance Law!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, campaign finances, corruption, spending, contributions, reform )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - secure.pfaw.org
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has blocked every attempt to moderate the influence of big money in elections and now heâEUR(TM)s snuck a provision into a spending bill to eviscerate coordination limits between candidates and political party groups.
When YouâEUR(TM)re in a Hole, the US and Britain Have Only One Answer: Keep Bombing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stop the War Coalition, David Cameron, Yugoslavia, Middle East, Afghanistan, Africa, Syria, Yemen, U.K., war, usa, war, terrorism, media, news, government, americans, lies, congress, troops, u.s. )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - stopwar.org.uk
Every time America and its allies try to solve the problems which they created with their previous interventions, they just create more.
Survey Says: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Protecting Endangered Animals, Natural Resources
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, ethics, republicans, abuse, politics, lies, propaganda, government, crime, elections, usa )

Michael
- 4 hours ago - foreffectivegov.org
Worth reading, but the question remains: WHY does congress attempt to defund, crush, and destroy such protections? Perhaps too high a percentage fail to vote. This would be the # 1 answer to Walkers, Inhofes, et al.
Florida Cop Placed on Leave After Video of Him Treating a Homeless Man Like An Animal Emerges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, news, police abuse )

John
- 3 hours ago - salon.com
An officer in Sarasota, Florida has been placed on administrative leave after police were alerted to the existence of a video in which he can be seen treating a homeless man as if he were an animal at the zoo.
Clinton Won't Take Sides on Keystone But Says It Shouldn't Be a Litmus Test
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, ethics, cover-up, crime, elections, propaganda, lies, abuse, environment, global warming, mass extinctions, usa )

Michael
- 2 hours ago - latimes.com
Well,, then, Hil, What SHOULD be the litmus test? Maybe the campaign $ rec'd from oil or large institutional investors? maybe the banks that finance international corps? Maybe it should be done by a general contrast to Bernie. And Bernie to Jill Stein
CISA: The Dirty Deal Between Government and Corporate Giants.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: private data, internet privacy, NSA spying, automatic data transfer, data sensitivity, computers, government, security )

Sabine
- 2 hours ago - faxbigbrother.com
It's the dirty deal that lets much of government from the NSA to local police get your private data from your favorite websites and lets them use it without due process. The government is proposing a massive bribe...
County Cracks Down on Wafting BBQ Smoke
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, troops, usa, war, SupremeCourt, media, news, obama, politics, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, ethics, freedoms, crime, democrats, dishonesty, elections, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, abuse, candidates )

O O
- 1 hour ago - wnd.com
Pinellas County,Florida,permitting official has sparked nationwide discussion about the powers of local government after it was caught on video chastising a couple of residents for the code crime of letting their barbeque smoke leave their property.
Report: Lawmakers Take Aim at Endangered Species Act After Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, corruption, ethics, crime, dishonesty, republicans, abuse, congress, politics )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - america.aljazeera.com
Republicans account for 93% of the bills & riders introduced since 1996, with 5 Congressmembers responsible for nearly a 1/4 ESA-related legislative efforts since 2011.Ken Calvert, R-CA,John Cornyn, R-TX #s 1 and 1: MASSIVE big ag and oil/gas graft
Technology Fuels Bernie Sanders' Rapid Rise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Presidential election, candidates, Democrats, Internet, social media )

Freya
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Bernie Sanders is more likely to sport a rumpled suit than a hoodie, has no affinity for geeking out on the gadgets of Silicon Valley, and may prefer the company of protesters over programmers - yet no candidate running for president is more...
ALEC Conference Funding Dominated By Big Polluters | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: evil ALEC )

Deborah
- 17 hours ago - prwatch.org
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Duke Energy-- -
Meet ALECâEUR(TM)s Little Brother, ACCE | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: vile ALEC )

Deborah
- 17 hours ago - thenation.com
ALEC has baby and it is out to devour our towns and cities
Under a Shroud of Secrecy and Security, ALEC Conference Gets Underway | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC BS )

Deborah
- 17 hours ago - prwatch.org
Shrouded in security and secrecy ALEC one must wonder why they must hide. Oh yeah, the peasants would rise up and throw them to the wolves if they knew the true plans rather than the prepackaged BS
The Disappearance of John Doe | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, corrupt, Walker, supreme court )

Deborah
- 17 hours ago - prwatch.org
Did the Wisconsin Supreme Court shoot down John Doe?
The Human Origins of the Katrina Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, Katrina, disaster, tragedy, suffering, violence, death, weather, ethics, cover-up, crime, usa )

Angelus
- 1 hour ago - readersupportednews.org
What is not being discussed were all the racial/personal motivated murders, rampant rape, and renting out of FEMA provided trailers by people who were given them to the desperate survivors trying to escape alligators, poisonous snakes and more
This Is What Happens When You Protest in America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, protest, police, violence, constitution, ethics, freedoms, politics, usa, SupremeCourt, government, troops, military )

Angelus
- 39 minutes ago - readersupportednews.org
You are automatically assumed a bad person if you protest
How the Trump Attorney's Blunder Undermines the Central Tenet of His Candidacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, Trump, Michael Cohen, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, politics, news, media, freedoms, abuse, republicans )

Carrie
- 29 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
"I will make sure that you and I meet one day while we're in the courthouse," he told the site's Tim Mak and Brandy Zadrozny. "And I will take you for every penny you still donâEUR(TM)t have.And I will come after your Daily Beast and everybody else ...
   

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