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Open Thread - 2/7/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 9 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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.
Bernie's Very Big Iowa Victory: Feel the Berm
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, democratic presidential race, GoodNews, usa )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - inthesetimes.com
There's no other possible interpretation: Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off an unprecedented upset in Iowa last night. He tied with his opponent former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, and the two split the 44 delegates almost evenly between them (23-21).
Pentagon Releases Hundreds of Photos Showing Alleged Abuse of Prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan | Americas | News | The Independ
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon releases hundreds of photos sho )

Uhoud
- 22 hours ago - independent.co.uk
The Pentagon has released nearly 200 photographs of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken mostly between 2004 and 2006, involving 56 cases of alleged abuse by US forces.
Homeless Young People of New York, Overlooked and Underserved
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, economy, dishonesty, abuse, media, propaganda, politics )

Wilde
- 8 hours ago - mobile.nytimes.com
On Monday, New York City is scheduled to hold its annual count of homeless people, as part of a nationwide tally coordinated by the federal government. The undertaking involves more than 3,000 volunteers who will fan out across the five boroughs to record
On His 73rd Day of Hunger Strike, New York Protest Calls for Freedom for Mohammed Al-Qeeq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Accountability, Muhammad al-Qiq, end the occupation of Palestine-siege of, Palestinian journalists, hunger strike, MADA, news, Addameer, Palestinian prisoners, administrative detention, attacks on journalists, media, G4S, news, BDS, UnitedNations )

Jess
- 1 day ago - samidoun.net
New Yorkers protested outside the offices of G4S on Friday, 5 February, calling for the immediate release of Palestinian hunger-striking journalist Mohameed al-Qeeq
A New Low, Cop Suing the Family of a Teen HE Killed, Saying It Caused HIM Emotional Trauma
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - chicagotribune.com
A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his neighbor filed a lawsuit against the teenagers estate Friday, arguing the students actions prompted the shooting and caused the officer extreme emotiona
Corporate Media Endorses Clinton to Defend Their Own Interests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Clinton )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - therealnews.com
Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org, says the New York Times' anti-Sanders Bias is rooted in its desire to maintain the status quo
The Empire Files: A Hidden War - The Empire's Border Part II
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Border War Nogales )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - therealnews.com
In the second instalment of this two-part episode, Abby Martin continues her investigation into the hidden war on the U.S.-Mexico
This John Kasich Is Not What He Is in Real Life   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, Kasich, civility, congress, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, propaganda, lies, media, politics, usa, news )

Angelus
- 9 hours ago - youtube.com
At the Barnes and Noble in Manchester, Kasich came in yelling at booksellers for no reason at all. He left a bitter taste with customers and employees at how uncivil he was to potential voters!
75 Ways Socialism Has Improved America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialism, public works, welfare, fire department, police, subsidies, public transit, social security )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - dailykos.com
Socialism. There is nothing more feared and hated in America. The word alone sends shivers down the spine of the American people.
Spectacles Designed to Keep the Police State in Power
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - tenthamendmentcenter.com
Despite what is taught in school and the propaganda that is peddled by the media, the 2016 presidential election is not a populist election for a representative. Rather, its a gathering of shareholders to select the next CEO, a fact reinforced by the nat
Nazi Occupation Storm Troopers Have Taken Over Eastern Oregon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - thecommonsenseshow.com
The phrase, papers please, was the hallmark and poster child phrase of Nazi occupation in the World War II era. In Oregon, the American version of the Gestapo, the Federal government occupation forces have set up its Gestapo practices on state owned an
DHS Ordered Me to Scrub Records of Muslims With Terror Ties
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, terrorism, dishonesty, corruption )

Marty
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
Amid the chaos of the 2009 holiday travel season, jihadists planned to slaughter 290 innocent travelers on a Christmas Day flight from the Netherlands to Detroit, Michigan. Twenty-three-year old Nigerian Muslim Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
As Countries Line Up to Sign Toxic Deal, Warren Leads Call to Reject TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The TPP )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - commondreams.org
Elizabeth Warren warns agreement 'would tilt the playing field even more in favor of big multinational corporations and against working families'
Death in Oregon, the Realities of the American Police State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - journal-neo.org
American police are no better than the communities they serve. Corrupt communities have corrupt police. Racist communities have racist police. Lazy communities, communities that care more about feeling safe than protecting individual rights end up living
Report: Massive Number of Heavily Armed Paramilitary Forces Operating in and Around Burns, Oregon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - intellihub.com
New eyewitness reports have emerged that confirm the existence of a massive amount of heavily armed paramilitary government forces patrolling Burns, Oregon.
Hindered By New Anti~Discrimination Laws, BDS May Increasingly Target U.S. Jews
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-BDS, BDS, anti-Semitism, americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, terrorism )

Gemma
- 6 hours ago - thetower.org
Across the U.S., state legislatures are passing bills that will outlaw state authorities from investing public funds in, and entering into contracts with, companies and other entities that engage in a boycott of Israel.
FBI Arrests Nearly Every Single Elected Official In A Texas Town
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., usa, corruption, crime, politics, dishonesty, government, media )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Political corruption can be a powerful force if it is left unchecked.
Bill Moyers: Ted Cruz Is Americas âEUR~God SquadâEUR(TM) Bully-Boy Goon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans )

Robert
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
Now if you follow politics (as of course you do) you know the other Canadian-born guy in this story is Ted Cruz. He is another kind of enforcer who is always spoiling for a fight.
   

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