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Last Week's Republican Doozies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: InsaniTEA, women's rights )

- 2 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 9/15/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 2 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
5 Reasons to Expect Police Brutality to Get Worse Before It Gets Better
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
Few things are more disturbing than looking at the news each day to find yet another shocking case of American police officers using excessive brutality and belligerence against the public. There is no justification for this, and as the list of egregious
U.S. Senate Kills 'Citizen United' Reform - 'Our Democracy Is Beyond Broken'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
"Today's vote once again shows that deep-pocketed special interests have a death grip on Washington," said campaign director Victoria Kaplan. "Our politicians, our elections and our democracy should not be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Y
Frankenpolitics: The Left's Defence of GMOs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMOs, genetic modification, agriculture, biotechnology, politics, economics, science, health, environment )

- 5 hours ago -
"Let's uproot an unjust political economy, not GM crops."
Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders: I'M 'Thinking About Running' in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elections, americans, 2016, Bernie Sanders, usa )

- 5 hours ago -
"One of the reasons I'm going to Iowa is to get a sense of how people feel about it," he said of his candidacy. "Look, the truth is (there is) profound anger at both political parties, more and more people are becoming independent."
Public School Police Receive Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, government, freedoms )

- 6 hours ago -
The police department for San Diego's public schools recently revealed that they have acquired a large armored combat vehicle from the U.S. military. A $700,000 mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP).
Follow the Money: War Hawks and the Military Industrial Complex
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
There is an unholy alliance between pro-war pundits and the producers of war materiel.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, Congress, petitions )

- 8 hours ago -
Last fall, Republicans recklessly shut down the government -- costing our economy billions. A year later, some Republicans haven't learned their lesson. Many Tea Partiers are determined to shut down the government again.
NPR - Retired Gen. Hayden Compares U.S. ISIS Strategy To 'Casual Sex'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, economy, media, lies, iraq, military, politics, propaganda, war, usa, obama, democrats, republicans )

- 9 hours ago -
"The reliance on air power has all of the attraction of casual sex: It seems to offer gratification but with very little commitment. We need to be wary of a strategy that puts emphasis on air power and air power alone."
NY Times Finds Conclusions Where None Exist in Dutch Flight 17 Downing Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
NY Times skews Dutch report on Flight 17 shoot-down claiming falsely that it points to Russian SA-11 missile as the weapon, and to separatists as the ones who fired it.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice: We Are In That Brave New World, and We Are Capable of Being In That Orwellian World, Too
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
The loonies are in charge of the insane asylum ... but people are so distracted, afraid and hamster-on-a-treadmill-busy that we can't shake of the stupor enough to reclaim our freedom.
The War for Regime-Change in Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago -
The new war represents a massive escalation of US imperialist aggression in the entire Middle East and beyond.
Rethinking Conspiracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago -
Rethinking Conspiracy posits that too many citizens have been indoctrinated with illogical and inappropriate attitudes regarding "conspiracy theories" and suggests it's time we reconsider our habitual thinking about the subject and adopt a new paradigm.
The ISIS Speech: Obama and the Dogs of War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago -
Obama has to present the ISIS problem in accurate terms. It's now a threat to the region and US interests there, not an existential threat to the so-called homeland. Yet neocons and other hawks--John McCain, Dick Cheney, etc.--have gone full war, declarin
We'Ll Never Learn
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago -
Making a video of a person having his head severed is very dramatic. I wonder what IS has to gain from exposing this to the World? I mean when America bombs the crap out of a wedding party in Yemen or Somalia, they don't show the limbless dead babies and
James Foley On The Dehumanization Of War:Acclaimed Filmmaker Haskel Wexler Shares 2012 Interview - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, crime, corruption, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, lies, media, military, obama, politics, war, economy, usa, troops, dishonesty )

- 13 hours ago -
Democracy Now -For the President to use Jim's name and other journalists as reason to pursue the stated military policy to 'degrade and destroy the Islamic State so that it is no longer a threat' is an insult to the memory of James Foley and to the intell
Lindsey Graham Unhinged: We Will 'All Get Killed Back Here' If Obama Lets ISIS Open 'the Gates of Hell' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, Sen.Lindey Graham, government, ethics, propaganda, republicans, congress, military, media )

- 13 hours ago -
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) did not hold back on Sunday in expressing his outrage at President Barack Obama's refusal to send ground troops to confront ISIS, warning that the "gates of hell" would "spill out onto the world."
Terrorist Training Camps in the US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Terrorists, terrorism, Islam, Muslims, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, usa )

- 16 hours ago -
The Spread of Homegrown Terrorists - Islamic training camps in America's back yard. Why are these communities left to flourish in the US?
The Day the World Fell Down...Another Theory - 9/11 Was a Nuclear Attack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, politics, usa, war, news, media, military, dishonesty, bush, cheney, crime )

Nils Ande
- 22 hours ago -
What makes our material so incredible is the IAEA investigators confirmed the nuclear bombing history and our own Sandia labs had designed the bombs that were supposed to be used to defend us. They are very angry people.
Federal Spending Watchdog Pulls the Plug on DUNS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CT, NJ, NY, Hurricane Sandy spending, RAT board, Dun & Bradstreet, )

- 1 day ago -
The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board--a.k.a. the RAT Board, the agency overseeing stimulus and Hurricane Sandy spending--is not renewing its contract with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)You have just three weeks to enjoy the maps, charts, and graphs on

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