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US Politics & Gov't

Was It Politics or Greed Brought Into VA Facilities{?}
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, government, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, housing, americans, politics, republicans, congress )

James
- 39 minutes ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Where politics nor greed should ever cross those thresholds!! Gen Shinseki had a target on him after speaking Military truth and the bushco fired him, with cheers from their supporters, the Congressional conservatives had sought his ouster since the app
My Party Has Lost It's Soul: Clinton, Obama and the Victory of the Wall Street Democrats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Populism, populist movement, Ralph Nader )

Linda
- 1 hour ago - globalpossibilities.org
A former Clinton aide on how Democrats lost their way chasing Wall Street cash, and the new populism the party needs. What old school populists, like Ralph Nader, can teach us, as we search for a progressive road forward.
Former U.S. POW Bergdahl Soon to Be Questioned By Army General
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bergdahl, usa, military, interrogation, army, Taliban prisoners )

Nancy
- 2 hours ago - news.msn.com
Bergdahl was released in May in exchange for five Taliban prisoners who were transferred to Qatar from the Guantanamo Bay U.S. prison in Cuba.
Projected to Cost America More Than $2 Trillion - The Country Is Once Again in Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, corruption, Govtfearmongering, republicans, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, dishonesty, ethics )

James
- 4 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
FRONTLINE presents Losing Iraq -- a 90-minute special report that The Baltimore Sun calls "stunning," adding that "no one on TV has done better investigative and long-form journalism on Iraq than FRONTLINE. Period."
'Poser Patriots': While Sending Military to Wars, Predatory Lenders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, crime, ethics, government, dishonesty, lies, politics, abuse )

James
- 5 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general obtained about $92 million in debt relief from Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, also collectively known as "Rome Finance," for about 17,000 U.S. service members and oth
TRNN: Who's Profiting From Israel's Offensive in Gaza? - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Palestine, Israel, USA, Gaza, massacres, war, crimes, military, industry, finance, complex )

David
- 5 hours ago - youtube.com
Shir Hever: Israel continues to reject Hamas' offer of a ten-year ceasefire because it would undermine Israeli arms sales, which reached $7 billion in 2012.
Some Really BIG Boobs!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns, humor, Teabuggery, video games )

TomCat
- 8 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 7/30/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 8 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Hamas Demands End to Siege Before Truce
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, crime, news, politics )

Nell
- 9 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Qassam Brigades chief says Israel must lift blockade of Gaza, hours after PLO attempt to agree 24-hour ceasefire stalls. Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 03:39 The leader of the military wing of Hamas has said there will be no truce in Gaza unless Israel lifts
United States Lacks Ambassadors in 25% of the World's Countries
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Amabassdors )

Ashley
- 10 hours ago - choicebolls.net
Congress attempted to confirm badly needed ambassadors. Naturally, it didn't go so well. We lack an ambassador in a quarter of the world's countries, including Russia!
Kentucky State Government May Fund Noah's Ark Theme Park
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Noah's Ark Theme Park )

Ashley
- 12 hours ago - nytimes.com
Should a state government be funding a park that is religious in nature? Well I guess it will create some jobs. But my question, when are we going to have theme parks that represent other religions? You know like Islam, Paganism, Buddhism, or FSM?
Satanic Temple Takes Advantage of Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, freedoms, ethics, government, media, law, politics, religion, rights, society, congress, news, healthcare, healthcare, usa, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

David
- 12 hours ago - occupycorporatism.com
ST website: "In the coming months, we will be initiating a number of other campaigns to assert our religious protection for women with health needs that are being complicated by unreasonable laws. In order to spread the word about this campaign to those..
Chris Christie Broken Promises About Pensions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chris christie )

Ashley
- 12 hours ago - dailykos.com
This is a VERY brief article about how Chris Christie broke his promises about pensions. I urge those interested to look further into this. "Welcome to the real world", says Christie. Don't expect him to keep his promises.
Church Invaded By Anti Abortion Activists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti abortion protestors )

Ashley
- 13 hours ago - latimes.com
This is ahot topic, but this had to be posted. This group of anti abortion protesters invaded a church and to put it mildly their conduct was not befitting of a civil society. You can be Pro Life, Pro Choice or somewhere in the middle and not act this!
Israel in Urgent Need of More US Money for War on Gaza: Harry Reid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel-state-terrorism, Palestinians, Gaza Siege )

Ellyn
- 13 hours ago - presstv.ir
US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Israel urgently needs more financial aid from the United States for its offensive against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. More than 1,050 Palestinians have been killed and thousands wounded, including women...
VIDEO: John Oliver's Hilarious and Terrifying Rant About America's Inept Nuclear Arms Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, safety, risks, protection, prevention, military, ethics, economy )

Wild
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
"That is some weapons grade bullsh*t!" (how we relate to our WMD's that we are so afraid of others getting(they might treat them like we do?)
News Analysis: U.S. Unlikely to Deploy Military to Libya After Embassy Evacuation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, media, military, news, obama, politics, lies )

Nell
- 16 hours ago - xinhuanet.com
In my opinion this is a mark to attack to Libya, Nell! English.news.cn 2014-07-30 06:00:24 by Matthew Rusling WASHINGTON, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. is unlikely to dive headlong into another major military operation in Libya despite the weekend's U.S.
'Political Intrusion on Exam Rooms' Must Stop, Op-Ed States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, cover-up, freedoms, politics, media, lies, propaganda, healthcare, crime, congress, constitution, abuse, health, risks, safety, protection, prevention, warning, treatment )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
There is a trend across the country that deeply concerns us and our fellow health-care advocates and providers: political intrusion on exam rooms," Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, and Charles Cutler, former chair of
Delinda Hanley at First American National Summit Reassessing US-Israel Relations   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, middle-east, israel, palestine, aid, military aid, americans )

Evelyn
- 17 hours ago - youtu.be
Israel tries to give Americans the impression that they are in grave danger. They face annihilation. Their urgent appeals bring in significant charitable contributions, both from well-meaning evangelical Christians and American Jews.
Corporate Vulture Deserters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, republicans, corruption, crime, cover-up, media, propaganda, dishonesty, military, freedoms, ethics )

Jason
- 19 hours ago - sanders.senate.gov
Leaving theirs and our country to rot. You and me. Us against the greedy. Are you in? progressives don't take their money.
CIA Prisons in Europe, Russia Urges EU to Investigate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, republicans, ethics, crime, Govtfearmongering, government, politics, war )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Konstantin Dolgov, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Special Representative for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, has urged the EU countries to investigate the alleged operation of CIA-run torture facilities in Europe, often referred to as "blac
VIDEO - Freedom for Palestine: #GazaNames Project   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: youtube, assault on Gaza-siege 2014, war crimes, civilianschildren, death, humanitarian crisis, OBAMA-CONGRESS, BDS, activists, JVP. freedoms, usa, americans, congress, democrats, ethics, elections, media, propaganda, republicans, politics, terrorism )

Jess
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Published on Jul 28, 2014 - Prominent Jews and Palestinians and others stand for Palestine in this heartbreaking video
Why People Are Organizing to End U.S. Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, economy, ethics, military, politics, propaganda, Manifest Destiny, trade agreements, TPP, NAFTA, sovereignty of nations, imperialism, American permanent war ecomy )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
World history is filled with empires, e.g. the Roman and Byzantine empires, the European colonial empires, ... the Arab Caliphate and Ottoman Empire, the Soviet Union ... These historic empires have one thing in common: they no longer exist.
The Chilling Reason Our Government Wants to Erase These Americans From History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, politics, propaganda, ethics, crime, Shifa Sadequee, Mehanna, Edward Snowden, Shahawar Matin Siraj, Ghassan Elashi, Islamophobia, human rights, civil rights, Communications Management Unit )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
CMUs exist to cut off prisoners from the outside world. The prisoners' every word is recorded. They are strip-searched before and after each visit from loved ones (in case they write messages on their body). Letters are severely restricted; ...
The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, politics, propaganda, war, usa, marijuana, prison industrial complex, injustice system )

David
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
America's four-decade war on drugs is responsible for many casualties, but the criminalization of marijuana has been perhaps the most destructive part of that war. The toll can be measured in dollars -- billions of which are thrown away each year...
Children Killed in Gaza Playground Shelling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, cover-up, crime, elections, lies, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, usa, war )

Nell
- 1 day ago - aljazeera.com
Israel denies striking Gaza's main hospital and a playground, where seven children have been killed. Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 20:01 Missiles have struck several sites in Gaza, including a park inside a refugee camp and an outpatient building of the stri
Netanyahu Calls for Continuation of Gaza Aggression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: netanyahu, aggression on Gaza, assault-siege on Gaza Strip 2014, end the occupation-siege, war crimes, END ALL us military aid to israel, now!, news, media, terrorism, healthcare, congress, americans, abuse, usa, obama, propaganda, Govtfearmongering )

Jess
- 1 day ago - presstv.ir
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the continuation of aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip despite international calls for the termination of Israeli "massacre" in the blockaded enclave.
   

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