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US Politics & Gov't

Oh Oh! Hillarygate?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hillary, O'Donnell, scandal, video )

- 4 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Elizabeth Warren: Reject ISDS and Fast Track Authority For The TPP - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, TPP, Trans Pacific Partnership, ISDS, U.S. sovereignty, multinational corporations )

- 12 hours ago -
Any deal that undermines U.S. sovereignty by giving multinational corporations the power to challenge our laws in an unaccountable tribunal is unacceptable. NO on any trade deal that tilts the playing field in favor of corporations by including ISDS.
Israel's Netanyahu Warns Obama Against Iran Nuclear Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Israel, iran, nuclear arms deal, speech )

- 5 hours ago -
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a "countdown to a potential nuclear nightmare" by a country that "will always be an enemy of America".
British M.P's Condemn The Dog Meat Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: British Parliament MP's and Prime Minis, to end inhumane dog and cat meat trade, petition to sign )

- 1 day ago -
1. Sign this petition now, asking the Prime Minister for immediate action, to use his influence to end the trade. 2. Write your MP (postal better than e-mail) re coming debate. 3. Share with friends on Facebook.( and other social media sites).
Social Security Must Be Expanded, Not Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security cuts, benefit cuts, social security benefits, usa, republicans, americans, Expand Social Security )

- 9 hours ago -
Republicans in Congress are in the midst of an all-out attack on Social Security pushing the specious argument that we need to cut benefits now so we won't have to cut them later. benefits. But the fact is, Social Security works...
Tell West Virginia Gov. Tomblin to Veto the 20-Week Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: West Virginia, women, reproductive rights, abortion, bans, laws, vetos )

- 23 hours ago -
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is deciding whether to veto a cruel and unconstitutional 20-week abortion ban. Make sure he prioritizes womenâEUR(TM)s health above politics. Send him an urgent veto request today.
Netanyahu, Obama and the Geopolitics of Speeches
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Netanyahu, Netanyahu speech, Israel, US, Obama, geopolitics, strategies, relationships, history, ME, Russia, Iran, Nuclear Powers )

- 7 hours ago -
This isn't about Bibi and Obama, and both know it. It's about the essence of great power strategy, reconfiguration of a region the US cannot subdue and cannot leave. But geopolitics is indifferent to wishes. It understands only imperatives and constraint
Open Thread - 3/3/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 4 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Boehner Makes Republicans 'Tools and Dupes' of Netanyahu's Election Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, Boehner, Netanyahu, George Washington, SCOTUS, United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export C, Madison, AIPAC, Iran )

- 2 hours ago -
One of the defining precepts of the American Republic from its earliest days to today has been that the president of the United States represents the country in its dealings with the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign the Petition to Congress to Say No to Fast Track and No TPP!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, corporate control, TPP, bad trade deal, dishonesty, congress, americans, media, lies, government, usa, news, obama )

- 2 hours ago -
U.S. lawmakers are about to introduce a shady piece of legislation called Fast Track to help ram through a massive trade pact designed in secret with multinational corporations.
Abolish Indiana Felony Murder Rule That Puts Teen Burglars in Prison for 45 to 55 Years: Petition & Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, injustice, Felony Murder, “Elkhart 4”, teenagers, burglary, non-violent, Levi Sparks, Blake Layman, Anthony Sharp, mothers, petition, homeowner, armed, homicide, death, CNN Legal Analyst, defense lawyer, Dr. Phil, videos )

- 10 hours ago -
4 boys broke into home they thought empty. Owner shot, wounding 1 & killing 1, as 4 tried to flee. Now 3 sentenced as adult murderers! Felony murder carries the same sentence as 1st degree murder, but none of them killed anyone- they weren't even armed!
Michelle Obama Plans Trip With Daughters to Cambodia and Japan for Spring Break - a Year on From Her Last Asia Trip and That $22
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michelle Obama, expense trips )

- 5 hours ago -
There were so far no details on the cost of the trip but the First Lady's group spent $222,000 over two days in hotel expenses during the 2014 China visit, the Washington Examiner reported.
Christie Settles $9 Billion NJ Pollution Case Against Exxon for $250 Million
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, americans, ethics, dishonesty, government, media, lies, propaganda, constitution, corruption, crime, abuse, americans, ethics, society )

- 1 day ago -
Exxon had contributed $500,000 to the Republican Governors Association when Christie was chairman.
Parts of NY Looking to Secede Due to Fracking Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, government, news, politics, New York, Fracking, Pennsylvania, Cuomo )

- 1 day ago -
Land owners and energy businesses who were hoping to make money through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York State were recently crushed when NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announced its banishment.
Petraeus Reaches Deal to Plead Guilty to Misdemeanor; Likely WonâEUR(TM)t Face Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, crime, ethics, government, terrorism, war, usa, propaganda, lies, media, military, iraq, cover-up )

- 3 hours ago -
David H. Petraeus, the retired general and former CIA director, has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge for mishandling classified materials, a deal that brings an end to a lengthy investigation that kept
Chomsky on Cuba: After Decades of U.S. Meddling & "Terrorism," Restoring Ties Is Least We Could Do!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, propaganda, lies, government, dishonesty, crime, abuse, ethics, politics, obama, usa, war, terrorism )

- 1 hour ago -
As we continue our conversation with Noam Chomsky, we turn now to Latin America. Democracy Now!'s Aaron Mate sat down with Noam Chomsky yesterday on Democracy Now!, the MIT professor . We asked him to talk about the thawing of U.S.-Cuba relations
Federal Judge Blocks Nebraska Gay Marriage Ban - The Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Federal judge, gay marriage, Nebraska )

- 1 day ago -
A federal district court judge has blocked Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage, setting a 38th state on the likely path to recognizing unions between gay couples.
The Catastrophe Bibi Is Courting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, usa, congress, warmongering )

- 1 day ago -
Bibi and his Republican backers lead us down a potentially catastrophic path: If this path someday reaches its logical end point, it would not be only liberal Democrats in America who will conclude that we should just let Israel fight its own battles.
Feds Raid California Maternity Hotels for Birth Tourists Seeking Child With U.S. Citizenship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, usa, politics, americans, chinese )

- 4 hours ago -
The organizers, Chao Chen and Dong Li, used a website to drum up business, touting the benefits of a child with U.S. citizenship: 13 years of free education, low-cost college financial aid, less pollution, and a path for the entire family to emigrate when
Mainstream Media Has Become a Shocking Exhibit of Intellectual Bigotry and Thought Coercion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, propaganda, vaccines, Big Pharma Agendas )

- 1 hour ago -
What we are now witnessing with all this is an escalating witch hunt similar to what occurred in Nazi Germany prior to the Holocaust.
Louisiana Cops And Prosecutors Railroad 47-Year-Old Disabled Veteran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, government, republicans, ethics, crime, corruption, dishonesty, americans )

- 1 day ago -
One of the worst days of Douglas Dendinger's life began with him handing an envelope to a police officer.
JFK's Reply to Netanyahu: War Need Not Be Inevitable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, propaganda, republicans, Israel )

- 10 hours ago -
In June 1963, President Kennedy gave one of the finest speeches of his presidency. It is known as his American University speech. His thoughts provide us with a good response to Netanyahu's fear mongering.
LAPD Officers Caught on Video Killing Unarmed Homeless Man
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago -
LAPD officers were caught on tape on Sunday fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man who scuffled with police as they attempted to remove him from the tent in which he had been living.
Court Rips EPA Over FOIA Dodge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago -
After months of hoop-jumping that extended beyond Election Day 2012, Landmark finally went to court and asked a judge to levy sanctions against the EPA for failing to comply with the request. Now, more than thirty months after LandmarkâEUR(TM)s initial request
Political Agenda Over Reality: Guns Labeled 'Health Crisis'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
The conveniently timed announcements and editorials have arrived suspiciously in concert with the announcement of the ATFâEUR(TM)s ammo ban. On the back of a forced vaccination debate currently in full swing, the US medical establishment is running dangerously
Fifty Years of Imperial Wars: Results and Perspectives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
Over the past 50 years the US and European powers have engaged in countless imperial wars throughout the world. The drive for world supremacy has been clothed in the rhetoric of world leadership, the consequences have been devastating for the peoples

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