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US Politics & Gov't

Stop Justifying Cluster Bomb Sales to Saudi Arabia - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cluster bombs, weapons, war, House of Representatives, petition, Saudi Arabia, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment that would have halted the sale of U.S. made cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, which has used the munitions as part of their devastating military campaign against Yemen.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control laws, violence, terrorism, republicans, government, politics, ethics, constitution )

- 1 day ago -
Assault weapons have no place in our cities and towns. No place on our streets.
Elizabeth Warren Tells It Straight About Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, ethics, dishonesty, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, republicans, candidates, corruption, politics )

- 1 day ago -
This is a piece Elizabeth filmed for MoveOn, just a few minutes but in it she lays bare all that Donald Trump is and is not. This is the kind of character our politicians should have. Donald Trump does not. But Elizabeth certainly does.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, ethics, government, politics, Gun Control Hypocrisy )

- 1 day ago -
In voting against universal background checks, Senator Tester defied the will of his constituents
Friday Fun - A Week to Be Proud for Being a Democrat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, Rep. John Lewis, Rep. Katherine Clark, Sit-in )

- 10 hours ago -
This past week is one for the books - a week Democrats proudly asserted themselves by focusing attention on the travesty of our lax (virtually non-existent?) gun regulations (Thanks, NRA) with their sit-in in the House Chamber.
Gasland: HBO Documentary Key Driver of Opposition to Fracking, Study Finds | Environment | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fracking, Gasland, award-winning documentary, local opposition, earthquakes, health issues, pollution, water supplies, Pennsylvania )

- 53 minutes ago -
"Local screenings of Gasland contributed to anti-fracking mobilizations, which, in turn, affected the passage of local fracking moratoria," according to the study, which was authored by University of Iowa associate professor Ion Bogdan Vasi.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, gun control laws, americans, congress, constitution, ethics, government, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Republicans think they can go home and avoid this historic push for gun reform.
Here Is What We Want
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: we want, Bernie Sanders, economic justice, end greed, end monopolistic practices, illegal behavior )

- 1 day ago -
We want an economy that is not based on uncontrollable greed, monopolistic practices and illegal behavior. We want an economy that protects the human needs and dignity of all people children, the elderly, the sick, working people and the poor. We want -
President Obama Designates First National LGBT Monument at the Site of Stonewall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, LGBT, monument )

- 10 hours ago -
The new Stonewall National Monument will protect the area where, on June 28, 1969, a communityâEUR(TM)s uprising in response to a police raid sparked the modern LGBT civil rights movement in the United State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control laws, congress, usa, terrorism, republicans, politics, government, ethics, corruption, constitution )

- 9 hours ago -
Every day without reform of our gun laws is another day people are killed by guns. Let lawmakers know that if they don't support gun control now, then come November, we will find someone new who does.
Mark Ruffalo 'Added to Terrorism Watchlist' Over Gasland | Film | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fracking, natural gas drilling, Mark Ruffalo, Gasland movie, US terror advisory list, POWER OF ENERGY CORPORATIONS IN GOVERNME, water supplies, pollution )

- 1 hour ago -
Actor Mark Ruffalo has reportedly been placed on a US terror advisory list after campaigning in support of a documentary highlighting the alleged dangers of natural gas drilling. FRACKING!
The Empire Files Puerto Rico's Debt to It's Oppressors (Part 1) #AbbyMartin   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Abby Martin, journalism, Latin America, Puerto RIco, colonialism )

- 1 day ago -
Puerto RicoâEUR(TM)s massive debt has been discussed at length in Congress and the media, all omitting the most important fact: the history of being a colonial subject for over 500 years, still owned and controlled by the United States.
Personal Update âEUR"-6/24/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 10 hours ago -
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.
Millions Of Bernie Supporters To Storm DNC Over Election Fraud | Press24
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Convention, non-violent Civil Disobedience, protests, Occupy, superdelegates, guccifer, Election FRAUD, media complicity )

- 2 hours ago -
Millions of Bernie Sanders supporters are going to storm the upcoming Democratic convention in protest to the recent election fraud scandal. A non-violent Occupy type protest is planned, with perhaps millions, or at least tens of thousands, involved
Bernie Sanders Says He Will Vote For Clinton (Still No Endorsement, Though)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, democrats, politics )

- 10 hours ago -
Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Clinton, but still wont endorse her. He wants her to back a $15 minimum wage and tuition free state college.
States Are Stepping Up for WomenâEUR(TM)s Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, reproductive rights, reproductive health, contraception, family planning and health services )

- 1 day ago -
It's easy to think that the U.S. is taking many steps backwards on women's reproductive rights and health, but several states are making great strides in supporting women. From Maryland to California, take a peek at the progress taking place.
Thomas Frank on Clinton & Democratic Establishment: What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, lies, war, media, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, elections, congress, democrats, propaganda )

- 7 hours ago -
Welcome to DN!, Thomas Frank. You write that, well, it's-the problem with establishment Democrats is not that they have been bribed by Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and others,but that long ago they determined to supplant the GOP as the party of Wall St.

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