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US Politics & Gov't

US Airport Tests Facial Recognition Program, Raises Privacy Concerns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government )

- 25 minutes ago -
A pilot program by US Department of Homeland Security which uses facial recognition technology to detect immigration violators at points of entry has privacy advocates concerned.
At Least 18 Labs Received Army Anthrax From Batch With Live Sample
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anthrax, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Live Virus, 18 Labs, US Army )

- 42 minutes ago -
At least 18 laboratories and an Air Force base in South Korea received anthrax samples from a batch in which live bacteria was discovered after it was distributed by the U.S. Army, and recovery of them is still ongoing...
Lawsuit: SWAT Broke 81-Year-Old's Hip, Left Him Lying In Own Waste
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, assault, excessive force, federal lawsuit, Georgetown, Herman Crisp, police, SWAT officers )

- 1 hour ago -
The lawsuit asserts that during the encounter, officers handcuffed Crisp and slammed to the ground, leaving the man incapacitated.
Gaza: Killing Gets Easier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

- 1 hour ago -
The result of recorded interviews with soldiers including officers revealed large number of civilian casualties on the Palestinian side was a consequence of military tactics and order by the IDF.
Bernie Sanders Describes 'Rape Fantasy' in Bizarre 1972 Essay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, democrats, republicans, candidates, media, news, women, government, ethics, elections, politics )

- 1 hour ago -
An essay written by Democratic Vermont presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders from 1972 that discusses rape fantasies has surfaced.
Why Labor Should Give Sanders Strong Primary Election Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Primary Election, Which Side Are We On, Labor, AFL-CIO )

- 1 hour ago -
Bernie used his Congressional office to help workers get better organized, in their workplaces and communities, even when the labor movement lagged behind in both areas. Vermont State Labor Council is urging the national AFL-CIO to support him.
As GOP Candidates Question Climate Change, Texas & Oklahoma Hit By Devastating Floods Killing 23
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, media, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, politics, war, economy )

- 2 hours ago -
Severe storms that began last week in Texas and Oklahoma have killed at least 23 people, and the damage is so extensive that Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared nearly 40 counties disaster areas. In Houston, many highways turned into waterways
Personal Update - 5/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: personal, Volunteer Work )

- 2 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
Action Alert! Urge Lawmakers to Attend Briefing on Israel's Mistreatment of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congressional Briefing, Israeli Abuse of Palestinian Children )

- 3 hours ago -
Every year, hundreds of Palestinian children - some as young as 12 years old - are detained and arrested in an Israeli military detention system where ill treatment and abuse is widespread. Many are taken from their families in the dead of night. . .
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, government, cover-up, lies, military, obama, politics, troops, war )

- 4 hours ago -
Read the whole petition! How many soldiers have PTSD (=PostTraumaStressDisorder)? At the time of war they get medication that they can act but when they are not anymore useful you send them home without any support! WHAT RIGHT PENTAGON HAS TO USE THE SO
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Country of Origin Food Labels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, food security, food labeling, cool )

- 4 hours ago -
Consumer and farm advocates fought for more than a decade to get country of origin labels (COOL) for our food. Although we can now see where most of our meat, fruits and vegetables come from,
As ObamaCare Premiums Spiral, Dems Push Costly New Mandates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, obama, news, Healthcare, obamacare )

- 4 hours ago -
THE SHEEP WERE WARNED. Health Reform: Looks like ObamaCare premiums will skyrocket for many next year. So what do Democrats propose? New insurance mandates that will drive premiums up even higher. Which one is the stupid party again?
Obama the War Monger?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, arms, guns, weapons, corruption, cover-up, military, troops, propaganda, politics, obama, usa, war, ethics )

- 6 hours ago -
Arms exports highest since WWII
Julian Assange On TPP: Only 5 Of 29 Sections Are About âEURoeTraditional Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, cover-up, government )

- 6 hours ago -
Speaking from his 'prison' in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange explains the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty, which would link his home country of Australia with the U.S. economically. "It is mostly not about trade," Assa
TPP Is About Americans Losing Jobs, Not Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Asia, business, corporations, investors, jobs, unemployment, outsourcing, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
Elizabeth Warren is championing the drive to open this up tp public review
US Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Tell Us What You Have Privately Been Telling Wall Street About Fast Track - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, Citigroup, banking giant, bail out )

- 7 hours ago -
Mr. Froman a former executive at banking giant Citigroup helped staff the Obama Administration with bank friendly officials while still getting a salary from Citigroup. Citigroup also received history making bail outs he got golden parachute to Govt job
VA Exec. a Reagan Ideology Devotee Perhaps {?}
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, republicans, ethics, americans, government )

- 7 hours ago -
VA boss pressured employees to attend a psychic reading
Democalypse 2016 - Becoming a Fire Hazard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, Democalypse 2016, candidates, satire, humour )

- 7 hours ago -
Almost enough to make Jon Stewart rethink his decision to retire .... ! :>D (See link to a related article in 1st comment)
Source Claims Military Training for House to House Raids in US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago -
A source has claimed that he was told that military units are training for house to house raids on American soil against gun owners and food hoarders.
Body Cam Video Catches Barstow Cops Slamming Black Pregnant Woman to Ground, Letting White Woman Go Free
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago -
Officials with the city of Barstow, California insisted this week that officers had acted properly when they used force to arrest a pregnant woman who refused to show them her identification, even though the charges were later dismissed.
Video Shows Police Assault 15-Year-Old For Asserting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
A video posted last week to Youtube shows what we assume are UK police questioning and then assaulting a 15-year-old boy after he asserted his right to be free to go and remain silent if he was not being detained.
Connecticut Cop Threatens to Smash ManâEUR(TM)s Phone; Department Responds With Standard Empty Reassurances
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
The problem isnâEUR(TM)t a discourteous officer, itâEUR(TM)s the suppression of civil rights. In this video, there is a clear threat made by Nesta to destroy RamosâEUR(TM)s property. That threat goes far past the point of being unprofessional.
People Call Cops For Help With Disturbed Friends and Relatives, Cops Arrive And Kill Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
Fifty-three year old Florida man Cary Lloyd Martin was going through a difficult time. His girlfriend became concerned for his safety and called the police because he was threatening suicide. The St. Augustine Beach police arrived and shot him dead.
Former House Speaker Hastert Indicted In Probe Into $3.5M In Withdrawals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, Dennis Hastert, politics, law, lies, dishonesty, republicans, usa )

- 11 hours ago -
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Chicago. The Illinois Republican, 73, is charged with trying to evade cash withdrawal requirements, and with lying to the FBI about it.
Galapagos Eruption Threatens Rare Iguanas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pink Iguanas, Isabela Island, Wolf Volcano, Eruption, Endangered Species )

- 17 hours ago -
Wolf volcano on Isabela Island, Galapagos, has erupted for the first time since 1982. The island's unique pink iguanas could be endangered as a result.

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