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US Politics & Gov't

Don't Let Rick Snyder Off the Hook!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Flint, Michigan, water, resources, pollution, Flint water crisis, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Congress held a hearing on Flint's water crisis. Witnesses from Flint brought tainted, brown water and clumps of their hair that fell out because of lead poisoning. It was heartbreaking.
Friday Fun With Flowers in Freezing Weather
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Flower Show, Omaha, St. Cecilia Cathedral )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. Besides taking alliteration to heroic lengths, he has presented a remarkable amount of beauty for us.
See the Elaborate Cake Made for Gov. Rick Snyder's Wife By Ann Arbor Bakery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gov. Rick Snyder, Flint, MI, extravagant birthday cake )

Judy
- 1 day ago - mlive.com
From the "Let Them Eat Cake" Department: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder threw his wife Sue a birthday party at the West End Grill last week, and this cake, designed by Heather Anne Leavitt, was one of the stars of the evening.
Maher Interviews Steinem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, video, women's rights )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
As I have said before, Bill Maker is so funny that I forgive his evangelical atheism, because he's right on virtually everything else. Here he interviews Gloria Steinem.
Teddy Needs a Trus?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans, Idiocy! )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Wow! Who knew that politics could be such fun!
Bernie's Very Big Iowa Victory: Feel the Berm
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, democratic presidential race, GoodNews, usa )

Fiona
- 9 hours ago - inthesetimes.com
There's no other possible interpretation: Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off an unprecedented upset in Iowa last night. He tied with his opponent former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, and the two split the 44 delegates almost evenly between them (23-21).
Open Thread - 2/6/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, Melissa Harris-Perry, Iowa, assault, Tyson, chicken, bodily functions, immigration, prison, privatization )

Joanne
- 17 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A few happenings which seem to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Ireland Helps Corporations Evade Taxes and Shift to U.S. Citizens
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, tax evasion, Ireland, taxpayers, business, greed, corruption, congress, dishonesty, economy, cover-up, crime, government, usa )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Ireland is one of the biggest tax havens for U.S. companies not wanting to pay their share of taxes. This evasion means Ireland is helping make a huge tax burden for American taxpayers.
Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, elections, government, candidates, progressive, u.s. )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - kplu.org
Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wrangled over one big word: progressivism. Which of them was the true progressive? Was Clinton a progressive at all?
Hillary Clinton's Support for GMOs Confirmed By Gates Foundation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, candidates, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, lies, politics, propaganda )

Kathy
- 2 hours ago - sustainablepulse.com
Hillary Clinton, who is currently in a race with anti-GMO Senator Bernie Sanders to be come the Democratic Party's Presidential candidate, is coming under increasing pressure following a series of revelations regarding her ties to Monsanto and the Bio...
Corporations Will Trump Governments Under TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, SupremeCourt, TPP, world, United Nations, greed, jobs, propaganda, politics, government, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, abuse, americans )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Corporations are a series of dictatorships with the leaders completely shielded
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Expand Social Security
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, republicans, democrats, social security )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Pass legislation that expands Social Security benefits and ensures a more secure retirement for all, not just the wealthy few. I hope youâEUR(TM)ll join us in sending a strong message to members of Congress in both parties:
Ted Cruz Left Canada When He Was 4. Calgary Seems Okay With That.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, usa, canada, media, politics, propaganda )

Wilde
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
CALGARY, Alberta - Here in the city where Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was born, many Canadians give less than a hockey puck about whether their native son is eligible to be the U.S. president. Many of them are just glad he's not running for anything in Canada
The Fight Over Hillary Clinton's Speaking Fees Is Ridiculous
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, media, ethics, dishonesty, economy, elections, freedoms, culture, money, marketing, consumers, abuse, finance, farming, debt, investing )

Wilde
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
As speaking fees go, Hillary Clinton's allegedly scandalous $200,000 per engagement is chump change compared with Donald Trump's $1.5 million.
On His 73rd Day of Hunger Strike, New York Protest Calls for Freedom for Mohammed Al-Qeeq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Accountability, Muhammad al-Qiq, end the occupation of Palestine-siege of, Palestinian journalists, hunger strike, MADA, news, Addameer, Palestinian prisoners, administrative detention, attacks on journalists, media, G4S, news, BDS, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 25 minutes ago - samidoun.net
New Yorkers protested outside the offices of G4S on Friday, 5 February, calling for the immediate release of Palestinian hunger-striking journalist Mohameed al-Qeeq
How and Why the U.S. Media Carry Out Propaganda Against Russia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, crime, propaganda, lies )

Marke
- 19 hours ago - globalresearch.ca
What if Mr. Putin as leader of Russia, is not the 'bad guy' the U.S. government would have us believe? Conspiracy theory or what?
The Bernie Sanders Era Is Upon Us: Why Iowa Was a Watershed Moment for American Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BernieSanders, politics, elections, US )

Cal
- 54 minutes ago - alternet.org
The Vermont senator's Iowa showing indicates that something is changing in American politics.
   

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