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US Politics & Gov't

Why the Bernie Sanders Revolution Must End The Permanent War State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, Sanders Revolution, War State, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanstan, Hillary War Hawk )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Americans know that the wars the war-state agencies have wrought over the past half century -- from the Vietnam War to the war in Afghanistan -- were worse than useless. Please note, comment, and forward.
Bernie Sanders and the Hall of Heroes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hall of Heroes, Democratic machine, political revolution, movement, end neoliberalism )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Sanders can march into the convention hall a hero, triumphant even in defeat, full in the knowledge that he became the change he wished to see in the world and left this joint a little better than he found it.
Clinton Forces Dominate DNC Platform Demolishing Key Sanders Issues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate machine, DNC platform, Clinton, Sanders, Green Party, Black Lives Matter )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Dr. Cornel West, the noted black public intellectual, said that he in good conscience could not vote for this platform, so he abstained. This duopoly path is bankrupt this election season has taught people that. The Democratic Party is a Corporate machine
American Political Women Who Oppose Hillary Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Ware Hawk, Neocon, Third Wave Phony Feminism, Banker's Darling, Wants Wars for More Profittroops, usa, war )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
A Conversation With Liza Featherstone New York University journalism professor Liza Featherstone is the editor of False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton My own opinion is that Hillary is a reactionary neocon war hawk. Fiona
Personal Update - 6/29/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 10 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. Today's only article.
Villas, Flat-Screens, and Mercenaries: How the Pentagon Wasted Money in Afghanistan | Mother Jones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, war contractors, CORRUPTION, cleaning up from war, 'war is a racket', boondoggle, security, Defense Department )

BMutiny
- 3 hours ago - motherjones.com
govt watchdogs question what they consider to be excessive costs for housing and accommodations in Afghanistan for contractors who were there to create businesses in the shattered economy. The organization spent nearly $150 million on rented villas and
Hillary Clinton Hints at Giant, Trump-Like Giveaway to Corporate America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Republican and Democratic elite, Corporate tax-dodging )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - theintercept.com
That phrase - bringing corporate money 'off the sidelines' - is a favorite of both Democratic and Republican elites to describe slashing the tax rate on overseas profits. MORE TAX CUTS FOR THE CORPORATIONS, in other words... They're COUNTING ON Hillary
This Concealed Carrier Just Stopped A Mass Shooting At A Night Club, And The Media Remained Silent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - bearingarms.com
This past Sunday, exactly two weeks to the day after the Pulse attack, there was a mass shooting outside a night club in South Carolina. Im sure you havent heard about it, and for two good reasons. The first reason is that the attempted murderer was uns
FBI, Cleveland Police 'Door Knock' Activists Expected to Protest RNC - RT America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, intimidation, Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention, ACLU, activists, don't answer the door when it's FBI, right to not talk, police 'community outreach' )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Cleveland police are teaming up with FBI agents to conduct so-called 'community outreach.' The activists they're visiting, however, call it 'intimidation'. To ensure a 'safe and secure' Republican National Convention, scheduled for July 18th
Empire FIles Episode 30: Imperial Japan, the Bomb & Pacific Powder Keg   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Japan, Imperialism, Hiroshima, war, suffering, Abby Martin, journalism )

Yusuf
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
Another great and informative episode by Journalist Abby Martin. Video description in comment section
High Court Will Hear Dispute Over Service Dog at School
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: supreme court, 6 yr, old, cerebral palsy, school dispute )

Stephen
- 22 hours ago - beloitdailynews.com
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from a 12-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who wasn't allowed to bring her service dog to school.
Congress Has a New Plan to Rein In Military Spending. Soldiers Are Going to Hate It.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, housing vouchers, budget, politics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - motherjones.com
Senate lawmakers have targeted troops' housing allowances, against the wishes of the Pentagon.
All That Glitters Is Feardom: Whatever Happens, Don't Blame Jill Stein
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jill Stein, third parties, Green Party, spoilers, Ralph Nader, Hillary Clinton, drones, wars, assassinations, Israel, blame )

BMutiny
- 3 hours ago - counterpunch.org
If a large section of our movement is able to resist the growing pressure to fall into line behind Clinton, and instead put its energies into Stein's campaign, it will spur the development of a much bigger fightback, lay the groundwork for building a new
Immigration Officials Making Secret Deals With Private Prisons to Lock Up More Mothers and Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: INS, Immigration, incarceration, injustice )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - alternet.org
New report sheds light on how local contracts are boosting private profits from family detention.
$25,000 Reward For Information Leading To Exposure Of False Flag
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago - hpub.org
The attack fits the same pattern observed dozens of times over the last several years; in particulars, the summary execution of the suspect and disbelief of those who knew him best, including his family. Yet again, the timing of the attack combined with t
Top 13 Holes in the Official Orlando Narrative
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - intellihub.com
The official Orlando narrative spun by the MSM (Mainstream Media) on behalf of the US Government is yet another brazen piece of propaganda designed to fool casual onlookers who have not investigated the matter fully. Now that it has been over 2 weeks
Open Letter to Mr. James Comey, FBI Director, on Indicting Hillary Clinton and Telling the Truth About Orlando
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - phibetaiota.net
Below is the full text of my letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Comeys past includes distinguished service as US Attorney for the Southern District of New York (Wall Street); United States Deputy Attorney General
7 Out of 10 Americans Agree That Economy Is Rigged Against Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rigged economy )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - commondreams.org
Recent poll finds 71 percent of Americans believe U.S. economy is rigged
'Let's Move on': Hillary's Blithe Response After Devastating Congress Report Reveals She Lied and Lied Again About What Caused U
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, Hillary Clinton, government, elections, democrats, obama, news, republicans, usa, war )

Frank
- 59 minutes ago - dailymail.co.uk
The blistering 800-page report excoriates the Obama administration, finding that it lied about what caused the attacks which claimed the lives.
   

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