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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION NOW! 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: Keep New Orleans Moving Forward
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Orleans, Katrina recovery, government, economy, usa, news )

- 6 hours ago -
To pretend New Orleans is safe, sustained and headed in the right direction would be a disservice to those who love New Orleans, and want the city and all her residents to achieve their full potential.
TAKE ACTION: Stop Monsanto's Dream Bill in the Senate!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: House of Representatives, senate, monsanto's dream bill )

- 1 day ago -
Monsanto's Dream Bill (H.R. 1599) has passed the House of Representatives and will prohibit any state efforts to require labeling of genetically engineered foods (GMOs). We have to stop this effort in the Senate!
Bernie Drawing Massive Crowds....."No Big Deal"....Comment From Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, politics, election 2016, democrats, americans, government, usa )

- 1 day ago -
In Phoenix, Arizona, on July 18, he drew 11,000 people, in Seattle 15,000, in Portland 28,000, in LA 27,500. Washington Post....doesn't matter. More "feeling the Bern".. it does matter.
Last Week's Republican Nutjobs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hate, InsaniTEA, women's rights )

- 1 hour ago -
See 1st comment.
Young Black Man Jailed Since April for Alleged $5 Theft Found Dead in Cell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: injustice, crime, incarceration, racism, Virginia )

- 1 day ago -
Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, had been held in Virginia jail without bail for nearly four months, accused of stealing a Mountain Dew, a Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake.
Senate Republicans Are Working With Corporate America to Screw Over the Working Poor, Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, bills, wages, jobs, taxes, Earned Income Tax Credit, poverty )

- 7 hours ago -
There's a ton of crap in the Senate Republicans' funding bill for financial services, including trying to gut the Dodd-Frank Wall Street, slash IRS funding, and prevent enforcement of net neutrality rules. Here's another: H&R Block lobbied...
Open Thread - 8/30/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 1 hour ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Oppose the Schumer-Portman Corporate Tax Giveaway
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax cuts, tax dodgers, corporate, job creators )

- 1 day ago -
"Oppose the Schumer-Portman international tax proposal, a massive giveaway to corporate tax dodgers that would permanently disadvantage companies that create jobs in the U.S.A."
BarakâEUR(TM)s Tales of Israel's Near War With Iran Conceal the Real Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, news, Israel, media, lies, Iran, propaganda, usa, Govtfearmongering, republicans, congress, americans )

- 1 day ago -
New evidence has now surfaced from former Israeli defence minister Ehud Barak that Israel came close to attacking Iran three times over the past few years - if you believe what major news media reported about the story
People Are Still Living in FEMA's Toxic Katrina Trailers - and They Likely Have No Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Katrina, FEMA, housing, dangers, health risks, disasters )

- 1 day ago -
FEMA did know that the trailers were dangerous, though that would not emerge until the congressional hearings on the issue in 2008. FEMA appears to have stopped testing trailers in early 2006, after a field agent discovered that one trailer...
To Solidify His Legacy, Obama Moves World Closer To War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, treaty, Muslims, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, government, lies, obama, propaganda, terrorism, war, usa )

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Why the Islamic Republic is readying for war not despite the Iran nuclear accord ~ but because of it.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates---democrats----health, children defense fund )

- 1 day ago -
Washington, DC -The Childrens=Defense= Fund (CDF) celebrated forty years of changing the odds for children and honored Former Secretary of State and CDF alumna Hillary Rodham Clinton for her dedication and contributions to child advocacy. -
 OP-ED: Elizabeth Warren Is a More Interesting Late-Entry Prospect Than Joe Biden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Joe biden, presidential race, usa, candidates, government, media, politics, u.s. )

- 5 hours ago -
 If there is a space for another candidate, why limit the speculation to the vice president?
Antiestablishmentarianism: Sanders, Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, republicans, elections, government, news, politics, usa )

- 2 hours ago -
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump âEUR" the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Democratic and Republican presidential primary fields, respectively âEUR" have seen their support surge,
10 Disgraced Iraq War Architects Who Are Desperately Trying to Undo Obama's Iran Deal @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, propaganda, lies, iraq, government, dishonesty, congress, corruption, democrats, crime, economy, republicans, ethics, obama, media )

- 25 minutes ago -
The nuclear deal is simply an attempt to clean up the mess the Iraq war architects made.
Declassified CIA Documents Reveal How Disastrous AmericaâEUR(TM)s Post-9/11 Plans Really Were
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Post 9/11 )

- 1 day ago -
US insistence to reshape Iraq was made law in 1998, when President Bill Clinton signed the Iraq Liberation Act, It became the formal âEURoepolicy of the United States to support efforts to remove the regime headed by Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq.
Cormorant Slaughter Reflects Need to Change Feds' Kill-First Mentality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, government, corruption, congress, politics, abuse, crime, ethics )

- 2 hours ago -
Ad Idaho's and Montana's and Washington's and New Mexico's, and Arizona's,and Alaska's. But this article is about USDA Wildlife Services. Alberta and British Columbia also kill wildlife instead of rationally leaving a place undeveloped, unexploited

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