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US Politics & Gov't

Donald Trump Is Heading to Court to Fight the Wind Farm Ruining His View
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, angry Americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies, republicans, Trump )

- 20 hours ago -
n case you were worried that Donald Trump was too busy with his presidential run to be concerned about the view on his mega-luxury golf course in Scotland, fear not. The Donald is heading to the UK to battle it out...
Guns In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, GOP Lies, Gun Control, InsaniTEA, mass shootings, Obama )

- 7 hours ago -
On 02/10/2015, I did a piece called Under the Gun in which I didn't even scratch the surface of mass shootings, in the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting. I also looked at some of the reactions of Congress members.
TAKE ACTION: US Congress: Stop the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, TPP Trade Deal, democracy, public interest )

- 1 day ago -
As concerned global citizens, we call on you to vote no on the the Trans-Pacific Partnership and to reject any plans that limit our governments' power to regulate in the public interest. The TPP is a threat to democracy
Afghan Troop Deadline Extended Again: Guess Why?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, troops, special interests, defense, corporation bottom line, lies, war )

- 1 day ago -
When these troops are drawn, as they inevitably will be, into deadly combat, what exactly will they be sacrificing their lives for: the defense of liberty in the name of US security or the fattening of some corporationâEUR(TM)s bottom line? Link to map inside.
Tamir Rice Shooting Justified, Say Expert Reports, as Grand Jury Process Continues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tamir Rice. US policing, Ohio, Cleveland )

- 1 day ago -
Two outside experts have said a policeman was justified in shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who had a pellet gun, because he legitimately believed the boy posed a threat.
5 Depressing Things To Expect If A GOP President And Congress Win in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans, elections )

- 1 day ago -
If Republicans win in 2016, expect the worst. And if we let this happen after seeing what they did the last time we had a GOP president and Congress, 2001-2006, know that we deserve it.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, ethics, government, interesting, society, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, propaganda, political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, Amnesty International )

- 15 hours ago -
On Monday, at the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and Defense of Life, Bolivian President Evo MoralesâEUR"joined by Vice President Linera, Chancellor Choquehuanca, and Ambassador CaceresâEUR"acknowledged Leonard Peltier as a defender of Indigenous
10 Immigration Questions for the Democratic Debate, Part I
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, SupremeCourt, congress, economy, elections, ethics, government, news, obama, politics, usa, immigration )

- 9 hours ago -
It is well understood that the candidates largely support legalizing illegal immigrants, so spending too much time on that question is unwarranted when their opinions on the topics below remain unclear.
The Rise of America's Secret Government: The Deadly Legacy of Ex-CIA Director Allen Dulles - Democracy NOW
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, military, republicans, lies, propaganda, politics, corruption, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, iran, iraq, middle-east, freedoms, death, violence, Refugees&Relief, HumanRights )

- 1 hour ago -
t's been more than 50 years since Allen Dulles resigned as director of the CIA, but his legacy lives on. Between 1953 and 1961, under his watch, the CIA overthrew the governments of Iran and Guatemala, invaded Cuba, and was tied to the killing of Patrice
HaâEUR(TM)Aretz and New York Times Whitewash Deadly Airstrike on Sleeping Gaza Family
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, new york times whitewash, Gaza City, Gaza, Hassan family, Israeli missile, ICC, world, end U.S. aid to Israel, end the siege of Gaza-occupation, news, world, media, usa )

- 13 hours ago -
Israeli missile struck meters away from the Hassan family home south of Gaza City, destroying the shoddy structure and crushing the sleeping family inside.
Science in Action - Gambling With Natural Gas: Will Your State Play Its Cards Right? - ONLY FOR US-RESIDENTS!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Clean Energy Future, renewable energy, green power, Sustainabililty, Climate Change, CO2emissions, global warming, politics, changing the system, ecofriendly technologies, environmental protections )

- 1 hour ago -
The decisions your governor makes over the next few years could impact your state's energy future for decades to come-and your pocketbook as well. While natural gas has a potential role to play in our energy transition, too much natural gas-itself...
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Vietnamization 2.0
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Afganistan, Libya, Syria, Vietnam, abuse, usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, bush, obama, dishonesty, democrats, republicans )

- 43 minutes ago -
On Building Armies (and Watching Them Fail) Why Washington Can't "Stand Up" Foreign Militaries By Andrew J. Bacevich
How Do You Prepare a Child for Life in the American Police State?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
In an age dominated with news of school shootings, school lockdowns, police shootings of unarmed citizens (including children), SWAT team raids gone awry (leaving children devastated and damaged), reports of school resource officers tasering and shackling

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