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US Politics & Gov't

Judge Dismisses Case Over Obama's Assassination Of American Citizens - Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, crime )

David
- 1 minute ago - election.democraticunderground.com
I don't like the fact the U.S. uses drones for killing anyone....anywhere.
Petition | No Jail Time for Stanley Cohen | Change.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stanley cohen, usa )

Elderberr
- 4 hours ago - change.org
Stanley L. Cohen is long-time social justice attorney and activist. For ten years he has been subjected to aggressive investigation and harassment by various agencies of the United States federal government,
Stupid Rises, Nation Declines
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Policians, Dumbassery, Idiotville )

Marg
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
What's gotten us where we are is the rise of dumbassery. Basically, as voters, we've given our elected leaders pretty much an open road to Idiotville.
British Activists Condemn US Support for Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, end all us miltary aid to israel, BDS, US Government, US congress, AMERICAN TAXPAYERS, finding Israel apartheid regime, RACISM, ETHNIC CLEANSING, Palestinian human rights, LANDTHEFTS, ILLEGAL OCCUPATION, Int'l Laws, violations, israel state terrorism )

Jess
- 4 hours ago - presstv.ir
Pro-Palestinian activists have staged a protest outside the US Embassy in London, calling for an end to Washington's financial support for Israel.
Conservative Activist Claims Women Paid The Same As Men Won't Find Husbands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: equal pay for equal work, GOP, Phyliss Schlafly )

Marg
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Schlafly concluded that the best way to empower women "is to improve job prospects for the men in their lives, even if that means increasing the so-called pay gap."
WINDFALL For BANKS--NIGHTMARE FOR TAXPAYERS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, dishonesty )

Janice
- 6 hours ago - truth-out.org
Derivatives . . . have turned into a windfall for banks and a nightmare for taxpayers. . . . While banks are still collecting fixed rates of 3 to 6 percent, they a now regularly paying public entities as little as a tenth of one percent
America's Top Young Scientists Warn Of Systemic Brain Drain: Colleagues 'Sort Of Disappear'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Science, Innovation, Education, Government, Funding )

Marg
- 6 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Indeed, in conferences past, the Department of Energy has sent three representatives to the International Conference of Gas Hydrates. This year, however, they will only be sending one.
Fox News Outraged That All the People It Told Not to Buy Insurance Can't Get Insurance Until Fall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Faux News, Fauxrage, healthcare, Obamacare, ACA, health insurance, Affordable Care Act, media )

Roseann
- 6 hours ago - dailykos.com
Brian Beutler catches the latest Obamacare fauxrage from Fox News: millions of people won't be able to sign up for health insurance until November. So all those young people who Republicans, and Fox News, told that they shouldn't be signing up because fre
New CBO Report on Obamacare Giving Republicans Heartburn
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Wayne
- 7 hours ago - dailykos.com
[The report] makes the lies that are continuously spewed about Obamacare even more incredulous and morally reprehensible.
Remote-Control Machine Gun Installed on Top of Wall Near Bethlehem -- Ma'An
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, Bethlehem, israeli regime fearmongering, incitement, freedom of movement-religion, illegal occupation, violation of human rights, terror tactics, Israeli apartheid, racism, etmachine gun-cameras harassment of wors, Christian, Muslim )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Israeli forces provided each machine gun cameras from large high-capacity and possibility of photography relatively long distances and to Bethlehem in the direction of the education of the old junction.
Class Mobility: Why Moving Up Is Just a Dream for Many American Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government )

Abe
- 12 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.co.uk
Recent studies about class mobility in America reveal some interesting findings on upward mobility- the core principle of the American Dream. They suggest one key factor between making that dream a reality or not could just be where you happen to live
TELL CONGRESS: DON'T PROHIBIT GMO LABELING *** Please Sign ***
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ethics, government, Food )

Frans
- 14 hours ago - credomobilize.com
Consumers have a fundamental right to know what they're eating. We urge you to reject legislation that would prohibit states and the federal government from requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled....
Bloomberg Launches Anti-NRA Group
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, gun control, guns, NRA )

Rob
- 14 hours ago - liberalamerica.org
The former New York City mayor announced on April 15 he was devoting $50 million to fund Everytown for Gun Safety, a grass-roots organization calling for stronger gun control, and to counter consistent lobbying efforts of the National Rifle Association.
Feds Can Hide Rationale for Killing U.S. Citizen, Judge Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Drone War, Drone Strikes, President, Obama, Obama Administration, American citizens, Yemen, US Dist Judge, Claudia Wilken, Government Secrecy, Lack of Transparency )

Brian
- 1 day ago - sfgate.com
"The administration claims and insists it is being transparent about this program," Burke said, but "all that is happening now is the proverbial "Trust us." "
Why Are They Waging a War on Science?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Republicans, House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Climate Deniers, War On Science, Corporate Agenda )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"Of 22 Republicans on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, 17 are climate change deniers."
Why Ordinary Citizens Have No Say
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Government, Two Party Sham, Corporate Agenda, Toxic Capitalism, Oligarchy, Climate Change, Climate Inaction, SCOTUS, Citizens United, McCutcheon v.FEC )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"If our politics and democratic process weren't owned by corporate interests and the wealthy elite, if we had an real democracy instead of an oligarchy, we could be leading the world when it comes to phasing out fossil fuels,and creating a green economy."
Study: US Is Not A Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Government, Capitalism, Two Party Sham, Corporate Agenda, Wealthy Elites, Class War )

Brian
- 1 day ago - popularresistance.org
"To put it short: The United States is no democracy, but actually an oligarchy."
Republican Bill Cuts Funding For Climate, Social, Economic Research By $160 Million
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Budget, Funding, Science, Climate Science, Social, Economic Research, Republicans, Teabags, Bill, Gutting Science, Democrats, Still Cuts )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
"It would also shift money out of the geoscience areas that cover oceanic and climate studies. Democrats have managed to amend the bill to lessen the cuts to 26 percent. But even that would leave spending levels well below their previous path."
Unsuspecting Victims of Israel's 'Non-Lethal' Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stop US military aid to Israel, Israel's 'Non-Lethal' Weapons, rubber-coated metal bullets, The United Nations, Palestinian-rights, Jalazoun camp, children, safety, occupation, illegal Israeli settlement, Bet El, abuse, terrorism )

Jess
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Ahmad S.* was on his way to a wedding when he was shot in the head. It was the afternoon of April 5, 2013 and Ahmad, then 16, was making his way through the streets in the Jalazoun refugee camp where he lives.
Help Avaaz to Break Corporate Stranglehold on Our Governments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporate Government, corporate control, corporate influence )

P.S.
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Avaaz' survey revealed their members biggest wish is to break corporate stranglehold on our governments. Maybe it's yours too? Avaaz never takes money from governments or corporations; they rely 100% on small donations. Pledge to donate a few $ or EUR or £
Rich People Rule
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democracy, oligarchy )

Edo
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Two political scientists analyzed 1,779 policy outcomes and concluded that economic elites have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence.
   

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