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US Politics & Gov't

Take the Poll on Netanyahu's Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Netanyahu, Bernie Sanders, US congress, protocol, Boehner, speech, POLL )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - sanders.senate.gov
Bernie Sanders is asking all of you: Do you think congressional leaders did the right thing or the wrong thing by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without first notifying the president that they would do so?
Tell the State Department: Drop Your Plans to Export Armed Drones.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: armed drones, war, military, obama, politics, dealmaking, death machines, ethics, protests, protection )

Sabine
- 16 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
The U.S. State Department just announced plans to allow the sale of armed drones to allies of the United States. Killing by remote control has become a centerpiece of the Obama administrationâEUR(TM)s foreign policy. But the use of armed drones raises...
Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, colorado, schools )

Angela
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Neville, a Republican, has proposed legislation in Colorado that would give anyone with a concealed weapons permit, any law-abiding citizen, the right to carry firearms in public schools. Similar legislation has been proposed in Wyoming and North Dakota.
Meet The Forces That Are Pushing Obama Toward A New Cold War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense contractors, war, Ukraine, weapons industry, MICgovernment, military, media, republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, neocons )

Angelika
- 16 hours ago - medium.com
Obama hasnâEUR(TM)t ruled out sending weapons to Kiev if the latest ceasefire breaks down. WhatâEUR(TM)s actually driving the hard line against Russia? Who are the stateside policy wonks so insistent on reviving the Cold War over Ukraine?
Boehner Says Demand for Participation in Netanyahu s Congress Speech Is Unprecedented
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Netanyahu speech, politics, Iran, Nuclear weapons )

Hilary
- 6 hours ago - algemeiner.com
The office of House Speaker John Boehner revealed that demand for tickets to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuâEUR(TM)s upcoming speech to a joint session of Congress is sky high.
In Leaked Tape Mitch McConnell Admits The Koch Brothers Are Running The Republican Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption )

Darren
- 1 day ago - politicususa.com
fundamentalists will just ignore that they have heard about it
Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, Israel, Iran )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - israelnationalnews.com
"..... Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against Iran's nuclear facilities in 2014 by threatening to shoot down Israeli jets before they could reach their targets in Iran."
Obamacare Prices to Skyrocket If High Court Kills Subsidies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ObamaCare, healthcare.gov )

Angela
- 1 day ago - cnbc.com
Nearly 7.5 million people who get financial help to buy HealthCare.gov insurance would face average premium price hikes of a whopping 255 percent if that aid is ruled illegal in a pending Supreme Court case.
Top Jewish Senator Feinstein: Netanyahu's Claim He Represents All Jews Is 'Arrogant'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, congress, netanyahu, Senator Feinstein )

Evelyn
- 17 hours ago - ynetnews.com
As Netanyahu makes way to US to address Congress on Iranian deal, leading Jewish senator slams Netanyahu: 'He doesnâEUR(TM)t speak for me on this... I think itâEUR(TM)s a rather arrogant statement.' Likud says: "We hope that the speech will bring us seats"
Chris Hedges: Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: alexis tsipras, boston marathon, capitalism, chris hedges, citizenfour, corporatism, education, edward said, edward snowden, ferguson, greece, hillary clinton, hugo chavez, identity politics, marx, occupy, revolution, syriza, vietnam war, tariq ali )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - truthdig.com
The cost of open defiance, which, Ali pointed out, is our only escape route from corporate tyranny, will at least at first be painful. Our corporate masters do not intend to release their death grip without a brutal fight.
Must Reform the Entire System to Achieve Racial Justice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: justice, racism, police, law enforcement )

Freya
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
In the wake of demands for action, the Obama administration has begun making important changes to end racial profiling, emphasize community-oriented policing and de-militarize police forces. However, much more needs to be done.
Solar Energy Delivers Too Little Bang For Billions Invested
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Gov't Subsidies, Boondoggle, Renewable Energy, Wind, Solar, Share, Electricity Produced, Insignificant Contribution )

Brian
- 17 hours ago - forbes.com
Last year, two tirelessly-touted workhorses of the "renewables revolution," wind and solar, combined generated roughly 2.2% of AmericaâEUR(TM)s electricity. Wind accounted for just over 1.6% of that share...and solar just 0.6%.
This Is Why Scott Walker Is Not Presidential Material | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, elections, government, politics, usa, media, war, terrorism, propaganda )

Wild
- 16 hours ago - thenation.com
I have known Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker since he was a young state legislator. We used to talk a good deal about our differing views on how to reform things...But that was long ago. Scott Walker has changed a great deal-and not,I fear,for the better
This Week in God, 2.28.15
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., constitution, freedoms, rights, religion, republicans )

Glenn
- 7 hours ago - msnbc.com
Republicans clearly no nothing about the Constitution. It will never get by the courts.
Private Prison Companies Foresee Increased Profits as Ruling Limits Immigrant Detentions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, incarceration, privatization, immigration, profits, greed, injustice, Prison Industrial Complex )

Freya
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Just before a federal court in Washington granted a preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the Obama administration's policy of incarcerating asylum-seeking mothers and children as a deterrent to other potential migrants, two major private prison...
Congress Averts Homeland Security Disaster -- for Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, politics, usa )

Anne
- 1 day ago - pe.com
final vote of a long day and night was a bipartisan 357-60 in the House provides funding for one week. Signed by President just before funding ended. Democrats hope to pass bill to fund department (with no add-ons).
PayPal Pressured Into Blocking Mega Payments - GeekSnack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, government, lies, media, news, politics, propaganda, socialsecurity, usa )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - geeksnack.com
Kim Dotcom is banned from trying to get his assets back. US court ruled. There about $40 million in Hong Kong. The US government is trying to extradite him from New Zealand.
Protesters Denounce Detainment and Abuse at Alleged Chicago Police 'Black Site'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americas, crime & drugs, homan square, chicago, chicago police, gitmo2chicago, guantanamo bay, black site )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - news.vice.com
"We're trying to make policy demands as well as just rally," protester Billy Joe Mills, a Chicago attorney, told the Chicago Tribune. "I don't want this happening in my backyard."
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 )

James
- 1 hour ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
One of the worst days of Douglas Dendinger's life began with him handing an envelope to a police officer.
The Explosion in Kharkov 02.22.2015 - Witnesses Made a Video at the Time of the Explosion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ukraine Crisis )

Dmitryi
- 23 minutes ago - instiks.com
The explosion in Kharkov 02.22.2015 - witnesses made a video at the time of the explosion
   

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