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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 16 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
The Fact-Checker's Guide to Viral Graphics Contrasting Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, news, media, lies, government, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, democrats, constitution, congress, americans, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, candidates )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - politifact.com
Viral charts have emerged to show how much more progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders is than Hillary Clinton. Sometimes, the difference isn't as stark as they say.
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
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Another great and informative episode by Journalist Abby Martin. Video description in comment section
Clinton's Likely Secretary of 'Defense' Wants to Send More U.S. Troops to Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, war, usa, u.s., troops, terrorism, republicans, propaganda, politics, military, media, lies, government, freedoms, ethics, elections, dishonesty, democrats, Hillary Clinton, Michele Flournoy, Secretary of Defense )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - deathandtaxesmag.com
Those who disliked Obama administration's use of drones and targeted bombings to avoid sending ground troops overseas are in for a treat: Hillary Clinton's likely pick for Secretary of Defense has already advocated for a greater U.S. presence in Syria.
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
- 1 day 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.
Monsanto Trojan Horse Bill Threatens GMO Labeling For Good
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, U.S., Monsanto, Torjan Horse, Bill GMO, Labeling, US Senate, risks, health, ethics, disease, diet, abuse, government, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, genetic, engineering, food, health )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - wakingtimes.com
Monsanto puppets in the US Senate are attempting to pass a bill that would not only allow GMO's to remain unlabeled, but undermine honest labeling of genetically engineered products for good.
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
- 16 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
- 16 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
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
New report sheds light on how local contracts are boosting private profits from family detention.
7 Out of 10 Americans Agree That Economy Is Rigged Against Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rigged economy )

Michael
- 15 hours 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
- 14 hours 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.
CIA Chief: Genome-Editing May Be Used for Biological Warfare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics )

Earths
- 10 hours ago - infowars.com
Advances in genome editing pose a threat to national security and may be used to create biological weapons, Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said at the Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday
   

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