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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 11/26/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 20 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). That's all today.
PLEASE SIGN - Tell John Kerry: Peace in Jerusalem Requires Freedom & Equality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: KERRY-OBAMA, JVP. freedoms, FRIENDS OF SABEEL, NORTH AMERICA, petition, racism-discrimination, Israel, Palestinian human rights violations, END ALL us aid to israel, now!, equal rights, democrats, congress, americans, news, terrorism, usa )

Jess
- 9 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
As Muslims, Christians, and Jews, we stand together against the Israeli policies that have brought Jerusalem to the brink. Join us in telling Secretary of State John Kerry that peace will only come to a Jerusalem where all people are free and equal.
7 Ways You Can Help People in Ferguson Now | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, news, police, people, pain, sorrow )

Jean
- 11 hours ago - takepart.com
You don't need to be local to assist the Missouri community's healing.
Protests Flare After Ferguson Officer Is Not Indicted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, society, politics, humans, humanrights, freedoms, ethics, death, crime, conflict, Darren Wilson, Michael Brown, african-american, racism, tension )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
CLAYTON, Mo. -- A St. Louis County grand jury has brought no criminal charges against Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, more than three months ago in nearby Ferguson.
Black Man Killed By Police? McCulloch Does It Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michael Brown, grand jury case, corruption, Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, justice?, dishonesty )

Nancy
- 14 hours ago - nationofchange.org
So, a self-convicted liar. A manipulator of grand juries. A man utterly compromised in presenting the Michael Brown case to the grand jury.
Bob McCulloch's Pathetic Prosecution of Darren Wilson - Dana Milbank - The Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, police, law, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, corruption, abuse, rights, media, propaganda, lies, government )

Wild
- 8 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
What causes the outrage, and the despair, is the joke of a grand-jury proceeding run under the auspices of McCulloch, the St. Louis County prosecutor. In September, I wrote that it appeared he wasn't even trying to get an indictment; he had a long record
The 9 Most Fascinating Numbers From National Exit Polls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, republicans, democrats, politics, news, media, elections, candidates, voters, national exit polls, ELIGIBLE, ballots, numbers )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
The best thing about elections -- if you are a numbers nerd like me -- is the massive amount of raw data about the American public and what they think, as well as the how and why of it. Yes, only about 36 percent of eligible voters cast ballots three weeks
Logest Serving U.S. Prisoner in Solitary Ordered Free Again, But Obstruction Bars His Release - Democracy Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, lies, cover-up, government )

Wild
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling ordering Louisiana to release Albert Woodfox, a former Black Panther who has spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement, longer than any prisoner in the United States. Woodfox and the late Herm
Activist Post: The Federal Reserve Is At The Heart Of The Debt Enslavement System That Dominates Our Lives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, government, politics, u.s., abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, lies, news )

Earths
- 10 hours ago - activistpost.com
Today, some forms of slavery have been outlawed, but one of the most insidious forms is more pervasive than ever. It is called debt, and virtually every major decision of our lives involves more of it. For example, at the very beginning of our adult
Israeli Officials Mock US Criticism of "Jewish State" Bill, While PA Warns of Growing Racist Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, racism-discrimination, end all US aid to Israel, CIVIL RIGHTS, democracy, occupation, Obama administration, news, usa, freedoms, americans )

Jess
- 18 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
The Israeli criticism of the U.S. stand was voiced through Israeli lawmaker Zeev Elkin, who rebuked U.S. spokeswoman Jen Psaki's statement that demanded Israel remain democratic and just to all of its citizens.
Why Chuck Hagel's Departure Really Matters | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, propaganda, lies, abuse, dishonesty, crime, ethics, usa, politics, obama, military, democrats, cover-up )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - thenation.com
Defense Sec Chuck Hagel's surprise resignation--reportedly at the strong urging of the White House--will dominate Beltway news in the coming days. the much more significant foreign-policy news came early Sat The NYTimes reported that the US will expand
The Real Reason Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Got Booted | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, obama, usa, war, dishonesty, democrats, crime, abuse, troops )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - thenation.com
His resignation has to be seen against the growing war fever in Washington--which is now reflected in White House policy.
Hagel Resigns Under Pressure as Global Crises Test Pentagon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, news, government, ethics, obama, conflict, Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, pentagon, crisis, Capitol Hill, republicans, democrats )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned under pressure on Monday after President Obama determined that he had to shake up his national security team in the face of escalating conflicts overseas and hawkish Republicans reasserting themselves
New Documents Connect White House To IRS Scandal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, news, politics, usa, government, cover-up, corruption, congress, crime, dishonesty, economy, lies )

Earths
- 11 hours ago - westernjournalism.com
However, it now appears the corrupt and cozy relationship between the Internal Revenue Service and the Obama White House may have been even more extensive than anyone suspected
More Republican "Election Fraud"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, republicans, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, americans, congress, cover-up, lies, media, propaganda )

Jason
- 9 hours ago - bradblog.com
'Phantom' Ballots in Maine State Senate Recount Reverse Result From Democratic to Republican 11-vote edge given to GOPer after 21 unexplained ballots - all for her - mysteriously appear in tiny Town of Long Island...
   

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