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US Politics & Gov't

Former U.N. Official Dies Before Testifying in Bribe Scandal With Clinton Donor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., propaganda, politics, news, lies, government, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, crime, cover-up, corruption, abuse, candidates, John Ashe, Hillary Clinton, Ng Lap Seng, Clinton Foundation, testify )

- 12 hours ago -
He was arrested in October 2015 in a massive bribery case, accused of accepting $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese billionaire real estate developer Ng Lap Seng, a major Clinton Foundation donor. Ashe had been in plea talks as recently as May, and repor
Open Thread - 6/27/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 8 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Jan Brewer Goes Berserk on CNN: 'I'M Fed Up' With Being Treated Like a 'Bigot' for Backing Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, bigotry, abuse, Americans, republicans, government, ethics, dishonesty, politics, media, elections, corruption, news )

- 1 day ago -
During an explosive CNN segment on Sunday, former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) lashed out at President Obama because she said she was tired of being called a "bigot" for supporting presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
The Supreme Court Just Ruled Officers Can Break the Law to Enforce the Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fourth Amendment, Constitution, search & seizure, Police searches, Warrants, due cause, Drug Wars, ILLEGAL searches, Police State )

- 8 hours ago -
Now, police need not understand the law, or even abide by the law -- to enforce the law. In what world is this considered acceptable? CONSTITUTIONAL FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS VIOLATED. 3 female Supreme Court Justices DISSENTED. Thot that was interesting
Apparently Bernie IS Registered as a Write-in in Nearly All States: Jim McCall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, write-in votes, Independents, third parties, ALL 50 STATES, paperwork, Attorney Generals, Democratic party )

- 4 hours ago -
as independents we knew the laws in many states prohibit write-ins or have paperwork that must be filed ahead of time. So we researched it and made sure we turned our petitions in directly to the state house, to the Attorney General for review
Miranda, Obama, and Hamilton: An Orwellian Menage a Trois for the Neoliberal Age
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: "Hamilton", Alexander Hamilton, Barack Obama, elitism, classism, slavery, U.S. politics, neoliberalism, critique )

- 1 day ago -
Alexander Hamilton was no people's champion. This is a blistering critique of Obama's neoliberal presidency and the fakery of celebrating Hamilton, a man of "arch-classist sentiments" who was about as elitist as they come.
Donald Trump Would Push Debt To Highest Level In U.S. History, Report Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: donald trump, debt, taxes, debt, GDP, fraud, liar, con man, dictator )

- 1 day ago -
Please read and SHARE SHARE SHARE!!!!!!!!!!!
Dan Rather Slams Media for Acting Like a 'Business Partner of Donald Trump' to Boost Their Ratings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, republicans, dishonesty, abuse, politics, ethics, government, elections, corruption )

- 1 day ago -
Appearing on CNN's Reliable Sources on Sunday morning, legendary newsman Dan Rather took a few shots at the political coverage of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, accusing reporters of failing to ask follow-up questions and ...
The CIA Tortured Mustafa Al Hawsawi âEUR" Give Him Medical Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, abuse, government )

- 13 hours ago -
Act now to tell the Department of Defense to immediately provide Mr. al-Hawsawi adequate medical assessment and care.
Military Women Who Speak Out About Sexual Assault Are Being Branded With 'Personality Disorder' and Pushed Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, human rights, women's rights, violence, terrorism, rape, ethics, crime, constitution )

- 1 day ago -
Noxious stereotypes about women being nuts and liars are being used to silence military women who report rape.
Naturally, Members of the House GOP Tried to Block Putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: discrimination, women, racism, sexism, congress, government, ethics, republicans, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Despite the efforts of some of its members, the House GOP will not vote to keep antislavery activist Harriet Tubman off of the $20 bill.
Wall Street Threatens Clinton Over Warren   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, elections, campaign finance, influence, Wall Street, investment in power, Hilary Clinton, vice presidential candidate, Banks, Wall Street choice, NOT Warren )

- 18 hours ago -
Wall Street is talking, and Hillary Clinton is listening. The big banks don't want Clinton to choose Elizabeth Warren as her VP, and they are threatening to stop funding her campaign. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.
POLITICAL SATIRE FROM THE ONION: Cash-Strapped Trump Forced To Replace Eric Trump With Cheap Migrant Son
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: satire, The Onion, Donald Trump, hijinx, campaign politics, usa, news )

- 5 hours ago -
With his presidential campaign facing a historic funding shortfall that has left it with only $1.3 million on hand, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump was forced to reduce costs this week by replacing Eric Trump with a cheap migrant son
Proposed Law Inspired By Brock Turner Case Would Require Prison Time For More Rapists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, rape, women's rights, human rights, crime, constitution, ethics, justice )

- 1 day ago -
California law lets rapists who sexually assault unconscious people avoid jail. A district attorney wants to change that.
A Look at the Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court, By the Numbers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: reproductive rights, women's rights, human rights, SupremeCourt, politics, constitution, congress, ethics, government )

- 1 day ago -
This month, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in the first landmark abortion case in decades, Whole WomanâEUR(TM)s Health vs. Hellerstedt.
Media Critic Scorches CNN: Try 'Reporting' News Without 'Paying Weasels' to Shill for Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, media, ethics, dishonesty, CNN, Lewandowski, news, republicans, propaganda, corruption )

- 1 day ago -
During a panel discussion on CNN's Reliable Sources, host Brian Stelter noted that CNN had faced a backlash after hiring Lewandowski because the political operative was known for manhandling reporters and had likely signed an agreement preventing ...
Trump Trashes 'Overrated' Conservative Pundit George Will for Calling for His Defeat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, media, Americans, George Will, Trump, elections, politics, government )

- 1 day ago -
Never one to let a slight go by without firing back, Donald Trump lashed out at conservative stalwart George Will for calling for his defeat after the pundit announced he was leaving the Republican Party specifically because of the candidate.
Just Stand: Our Video Interview With Albert Woodfox of the Angola, Following His Release
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, healthcare )

- 2 hours ago -
This trio of video-interviews with Albert recorded recently, during a visit to Sacramento, will give you a glimpse of just how well Albert is doing.
Politicians Go Quiet As the U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Corruption
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court ruling, political corruption, graft )

- 1 hour ago -
They had plenty to say about the justices' decision on abortion, but went silent on the major ruling that could affect them the most.
The RNC Plans To Turn Bernie Backers Against Hillary ClintonâEUR(TM)s VP Pick
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, democrats, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, media, news, republicans, war )

- 1 day ago -
The RNC apparently plans a Brexit of their own. In a strategy memo provided to The Huffington Post, the committee outlines how it will attack the top candidates.
Will New Toxic Chemical Safety Law Actually Protect Us?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EPA hazardous chemical law )

- 4 hours ago -
While the new bill clearly gives the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) more authority to test and restrict hazardous chemicals, it may not actually protect the public more effectively than current law.
Nina Turner: The Oligarchy Must Be Challenged By Everyday People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Oligarchy )

- 4 hours ago -
At the People's Summit, former Ohio Senator Nina Turner tells Paul Jay that the Sanders campaign fought for policies that have mass support, but the Democratic Party will adopt them only if ordinary people hold its feet to the fire
CIA Ties To Hollywood On Verge Of Being Exposed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, lies, military, politics, propaganda, CIA, hollywood )

- 2 hours ago -
According to VICE News, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC), included an amendment to S. 3017 that would require the Director of National Intelligence...
The Black Knight Satellite Finally Under Surveillance? The Military Launches Top-Secret Satellite Into Orbit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military, propaganda, NRO, shadow government, UFO disclosure, surveillance, spying on telecommunications )

- 2 hours ago -
The top-secret satellite is believed to carry one of the largest space antennas that will intercept electronic signals from ships, aircraft, ground stations, and other satellites. However, the most controversial thing about the mission is the mission..

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