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US Politics & Gov't

Bernie Sanders Talks About Hungry Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, constitution, elections, ethics, GoodNews, republicans, usa )

Betsy
- 3 hours ago - nytimes.com
Bernie talks about fixing the gap in incomes that causes "hungry children." Who can doubt his sincerity and his determination?
TAKE ACTION: NIGERIA: JUSTICE FOR MOSES, FACING EXECUTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: execution, nigeria, moses )

Dogan
- 20 hours ago - amnesty.org.uk
Call on the Governor of Delta State to: Commute Moses AkatugbaâEUR(TM)s death sentence. Institute an independent investigation into his allegations of torture.
Say Thank You!... To All Who Served~ ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Memorial Day Thanks, veterans, service members, military dogs )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - cci.org
Our veterans and service members sacrifice so much in service to our nation. Join us in showing our appreciation by sending a special message of thanks today.
TAKE ACTION: Allow Veterans to Discuss Medical Marijuana With VA Doctors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, americans, congress, medical marijuana )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - change.org
Everyday, 22 veterans take their own lives. In 2011, I was almost one of them. Like many veterans, I was diagnosed with post-traumatic-stress-disorder (PTSD) after serving with the Army where I witnessed violence and had friends lose their lives.
Secret Pentagon Report Reveals US Created ISIS As A Tool To Overthrow Syrias President Assad
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Islamic State, Obama, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, lies, military, terrorism, troops, usa, war, Islam, Muslims, Syria, Assad )

Penny
- 1 day ago - zerohedge.com
If the West bombs Islamic State militants in Syria without consulting Damascus, LiveLeak reports that the anti-ISIS alliance may use the occasion to launch airstrikes against President Bashar AssadâEUR(TM)s forces, according to Russian Foreign Minister Ser
Cruz: Cant Win War Against Our Enemies If Obama Unwilling to Say the Words Radical Islamic Terrorism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, cruz, Islam, Muslims, terrorism, obama, crime, ethics, government, lies )

Penny
- 1 day ago - cnsnews.com
ISIS is the face of evil, Cruz said at the Family Research CouncilâEUR(TM)s Watchmen on the Wall pastors retreat in Washington, D.C. They are crucifying Christians - not figuratively, literally. They are beheading children, and I ll tell you, you cannot win
Joe Arpaio Asks Public to Pay Legal Fees, Laments: I Have to Pay for My Own Lawyers!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, abuse, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - rawstory.com
"In some instances I have to personally pay for attorneys to represent me in these cases," Arpaio said in an email to fans late last week. "I do not have the personal wealth or the wherewithal to keep up with the costly demands of paying for ...
Matt Taibbi: Media "Shamelessly Trumpeted and Cheerleaded" for Iraq War --Democracy Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, ethics, crime, dishonesty, democrats, media, republicans, bush, iraq )

Wilde
- 17 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
In this web-only conversation with journalist Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone, we turn to Iraq. He recently wrote a piece for Rolling Stone titled "Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then Iraq War Was a Joke." Taibbi wrote the piece after Jeb Bush's infamous i
ISIS Suggests It Can Smuggle a Nuke Into US Through Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, terrorism, usa, Islam, Muslims, Islamic State, nuclear weapons )

Penny
- 1 day ago - newsmax.com
The Islamic State is using the latest issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq to pose the far-fetched hypothetical of purchasing its first nuclear weapon from Pakistan within a year and getting it into the United States through the porous Southern bor
Veterans Hospital Dubbed 'Biggest Construction Failure' Gets $100 Million Bailout
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Veterans' Hospital, Denver Replacement Medical Center, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, "biggest VA construction failure", bailout, waste of tax money )

Judy
- 20 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
A project dubbed the "biggest construction failure" in the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs -- already $1 billion over budget and more than a year behind schedule -- is getting another $100 million taxpayer bailout.
No More Gambling With Vets' Health Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, health care, petitions )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Stop President Obama from slashing funding for an important veteran health care policy
Former Rep. Pat Schroeder: The Peace Movement Made "Huge Difference" in Ending Vietnam War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, usa, war, politics, congress )

Wilde
- 15 hours ago - democracynow.org
In 1972,Pat Schroeder of Colorado was elected to Congress,becoming the second-youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives. She ran on an antiwar platform.Once elected, she pushed to cut off funding for the war Vietnam:The Power of Protest
Wrongful Conviction of Peter Wlasiuk, Nys County of Chenango
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, abuse, SupremeCourt )

Randi
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/271/264/ 092/#sign
Open Thread - 4/26/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 43 minutes ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
The Killer That Does Not Exist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate Change, video )

TomCat
- 40 minutes ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
No TTIP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TTIP, TTP, americans, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, freedoms, government, lies, u.s., usa, education, interesting, world )

Sen
- 47 minutes ago - change.org
Sign this petition if you don't want the UK and the EU as a whole to become another outpost of American corprate greed.
Senate Passes Bill Granting Obama "Fast-Track" TPP Authority
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, U.S. Senate, Fast Track, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership )

Brian
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The bill will now head to the House of Representatives for a vote early next month, where it is expected to face a tougher showdown
Segregation Is Here, Just Look at Israel's Legal System
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sgregation, israel, discrimination-intimidation, racism, occupation, Palestinian human rights abuses-violatio, bus segregation, apartheid Israel agenda, news, obama, usa, americans, congress, abuse, media )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
While there is no serious dispute as to the legal status of the settlements, there is also no lawful justification upon which Israel can discriminate between persons over whom it exercises penal jurisdiction.
Dem Pushes Back Against Obama: Clearly ISIS Has Gained Momentum
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tulsi Gabbard, Representative, Democrat, Hawaii, US Foreign Policy, President Obama, Middle East, ISIS )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said Sunday that she disagrees with President Obama's assessment that the United States-led coalition is not losing to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Middle East.
Texas City Will Still Enforce Fracking Regulations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Denton, Texas )

Michael
- 1 day ago - oilgasdaily.com
Can they win this fight?
   

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