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US Politics & Gov't

American Bill Aims to Stymie Israel Boycotters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel, BDS, punitive treatment, palestinian influence )

Barbara
- 16 hours ago - timesofisrael.com
Legislation introduced by Republican congressmen would bar companies sanctioning Israel from doing business with feds
Watch: 'Obama Is Out of Control'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel, obama, foreign policy, Hikind )

Barbara
- 16 hours ago - israelnationalnews.com
Democratic assemblyman slams Obama who is 'desperate' for a foreign policy accomplishment at Israel's expense. VIDEO
Personal Update - 3/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the U.S. Government to Free Slahi
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mohamedou Slahi, Guantánamo Diary, U.S., government, unlawful imprisonment, torture, justice, freedom, petition, ACLU, Guantánamo Bay )

Jess
- 6 hours ago - aclu.org
Mohamedou Slahi has been unlawfully imprisoned for 13 years by the U.S. government. Twelve of those years have been at Guantánamo Bay prison, where he was subjected to gruesome torture.
The Orwellian Obama Presidency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, policies )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - wsj.com
Under Mr. Obama, friends are enemies, denial is wisdom, capitulation is victory.
Obama: Sign Executive Order Requiring Contractors to Disclose Political Spending!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: campaign spending, disclosures, political contributions, petitions )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
Did you know that our current election law does not require federal contractors to disclose their political contributions? That means shady military companies, in secret, can essentially bribe politicians in exchange for lucrative government contracts.
When Truth Becomes the Greatest Enemy .
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israeli apartheid, elections, lies, Racism/Bigotry, discrimnation, Israeli laws against Palestinian citizen, Israeli Arab citizens, news, obama, media, congress, americans, usa )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Ethical standards have dropped so much that we now live in an age where few of us expect politicians to be truthful; when their lies are exposed, even fewer of us are really surprised.
Urge President Obama to Sign An Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending By Federal Contractors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, usa, obama, political spending )

Dogan
- 15 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Corporate behemoths âEUR" from Chevron and Lockheed Martin to AT&T, Verizon and even companies affiliated with the Koch brothers âEUR" make vast amounts of money off of federal government contracts
Child Molestation Convictions Thrown Out, More at Risk Because of Loophole
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child molestation, overturned convictions, victims, children, ruling, prosecution, Hawaii )

Jessica
- 1 day ago - hawaiinewsnow.com
HONOLULU(HawaiiNewsNow)Bryan Muller was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year old when he was 19. But the State Court of Appeals ruled last year that court documents lacked one key line, which stated that Muller and the young victim were not married.
Ag-Gag Campaign Website Just Went Live
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ag gag, animalcruelty, animalrights, humanrights, humanity, dishonesty, democracy, ethics, americans, bad laws, sustainability )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - stopthegag.org
Unfortunately, Wyoming's ag-gag bill has become law. Please join our campaign in an effort to stop such laws from being passed in Wisconsin, Washington and Colorado.
Indiana Might Have Just Legalized Discrimination Against Gay People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, religious freedom act, discrimination, bigotry, governor Pence, wolf in sheep's clothing )

Freya
- 1 day ago - popsugar.com
It's not a good sign when you have to sign a bill during a closed ceremony. But that's what Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did today, when he made a controversial bill law with the stroke of his pen. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act appears to make it OK...
Climate Change Progress: Obama Administration Quietly Seeks Extra Boost for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Reductions, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Next Generation Nuclear, Science, Technology )

Brian
- 1 day ago - greentechmedia.com
President Obama is using his executive authority to encourage the government to invest in next-generation nuclear technologies.
Congress Is About to Take Food Away From Hungry Children!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, food stamps, poverty, hunger, petitions )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Overnight, the U.S. Senate voted for a budget that literally takes food away from hungry children. The budgets that have now passed both the House and Senate make deep, painful cuts to the food stamps program
DEA Agents Had 'Sex Parties' With Prostitutes, Watchdog Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drug Enforcement Administration, Colombia, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms, Sexual Misconduct )

Judy
- 1 day ago - politico.com
Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had "sex parties" with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a new inspector general report released by the Justice Department on Thursday.
The Top Laughably Wrong Military and Veterans Talking Points From GOP Candidates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, Iraq, ISIS/ISIL, Obama, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, lies, government fear mongering, ethics, politics, republicans, candidates, news, propaganda, elections, freedoms, government, military )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This past week Ted Cruz tossed his hat into the presidential race. If you eventually got past TedCruz.com, which supports President Obama, and TedCruzForAmerica.com, which takes you to the Obamacare website, and even TedCruz.ca, which points out ...
The Remarkable And Complex Legacy Of One Harry Reid ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Harry Reid, progressive, retirement, democrats, congress, Americans, government, politics, news, freedoms, media, economy )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Harry Reid is a shit-stirrer. In some respects, you have to be one to get as far as he has. On Friday, he announced he would retire from the Senate rather than campaign for a sixth term, bringing an end to a run that saw him rise from ...
Seniors Cannot Afford the House Majority Budget!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, healthcare, socialsecurity, republicans, politics )

Alice
- 1 day ago - cqrcengage.com
For too long, the focus in Washington has been on cutting seniorsâEUR(TM) earned benefits to pay for deficit reduction and tax breaks for wealthy Americans. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Army Apologizes to Troops Exposed to US-Designed Chemical Weapons in Iraq - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, military, war, usa, propaganda, media, dishonesty, ethics, lies, abuse, healthcare, pollution, ecosystems, environment, iraq )

Wild
- 8 hours ago - nationofchange.org
After it was reported that more than 600 service members suffered from chemical exposure in Iraq, the undersecretary of the Army issued an apology this week. The scandal goes deeper with its lack of proper medical treatment for these service members.
Veteran Unemployment Falls To 7-Year Low
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: labor, GoodNews, goodnews, troops, military, usa )

Glenn
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
it's good to see them find life after the battlefield.
   

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