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US Politics & Gov't

Paul Ryan: Poor Kids Should Go Hungry So They Know They're Loved
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, republicans, idiots, hunger )

Arielle
- 6 hours ago - dailykos.com
Hunger = love???? Only in his world...
Open Thread - 4/19/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
US Campaign to End Occupation: Take Action on PrisonersâEUR(TM) Day ~ TEXT and PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, Fourth Geneva Convention, Israeli occupation, U.S., Israel, Palestine, political prisoners, government, crime, ethics, corruption, news, freedoms, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - samidoun.net
"As of March 2015 ~ 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners, including women and children, are being held in prisons located inside Israel, in contravention of the Fourth Geneva Convention. IsraelâEUR(TM)s policies of detention and imprisonment are used ...
Paul Ryan: Poor Kids Should Go Hungry So They Know They're Loved
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, propaganda, hypocrisy )

Teresa
- 22 hours ago - dailykos.com
Rep. Paul Ryan waxed eloquent at CPAC Thursday on how completely Republicans understand the American people, in stark contrast to how "the left" is offering people "a full stomach and an empty soul." Offering children a stomach full of school lunch, to be
Addressing Mortgage Banker Lobbyists, GOP Senator Mocks Elizabeth Warren
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE), Mortgage Bankers Association, lobby group )

Judy
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
The Republicans, big bankers, and lobbyists are threatened by Warren, so they try to trivialize and ridicule her.
Joint Statement on Palestinian Prisoners' Day: Torture in Israeli Prisons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, abuse, crime, freedoms, Human Rights, Israeli torture, Israeli prisons, Israel, Palestine, Arabs, ethics, government, politics, dishonesty, corruption, news )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - samidoun.net
The following statement on Palestinian PrisonersâEUR(TM) Day was issued jointly by Adalah ~ The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-I), and the Public Committee Against ...
Mike Huckabee Says You Should Wait Until Obama Leaves Office To Join The Military
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Huckabee, Christians, republicans, military, propaganda, government, corruption, dishonesty, lies, politics, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) suggested Friday that young Americans planning to join the military should wait until President Barack Obama leaves office to do so because his administration has an "open hostility toward the Christian faith."
Addameer: ICC Must Investigate Violations of Palestinian Prisoners' Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ICC, Addameer, world, Israel, Palestine, political prisoners, Human Rights, government, news, ethics, freedoms, abuse, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - samidoun.net
Addameer, the Palestinian Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, issued the following statement, marking Palestinian Prisoners' Day: On Prisoners Day, Addameer calls the ICC to investigate the grave violations against Palestinian political ...
On Palestinian Prisoner Day Stand in Solidarity for the Freedom of All Indigenous Peoples
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: israel, colonialism, zionism, ethnic cleansing-racism, USA, Palestinian human rights, occupation, dispossession-land theft, Palestinian Prisoner DaY, freedoms, Nakba, Int'l law violations, news, media, propaganda, obama, usa, terrorism, americans, abuse )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Almost one month before the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, or the ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Palestinians are also remembering the prisoners and the overwhelming incarceration rates that they face by the State of Israel
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Science Museums to Kick David Koch Off of Their Board
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: KochBrothers, politically based philantropy, climate chnge denial, museum board status, activism, usa, news, politics, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
The Smithsonian is allowing climate denial mega-funder David Koch to co-opt the science presented in its museums.
Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Gas as Backup Execution Method
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Oklahoma, Governor, Mary Fallin, Nitrogen Gas )

Brian
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Friday that would allow the state to perform executions with nitrogen gas if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable.
Environmental Group Seeks Greater Protection for USDA Scientists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics, propaganda, whistleblowers, science, USDA )

Kathy
- 6 hours ago - reuters.com
An environmental activist group has filed a legal petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking new rules that would enhance job protection for government scientists whose research questions the safety of farm chemicals.
Obamacare Repeal Falls Off Republicans' to-Do List as Law Takes Hold
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, ACA, GOP/TP, Americans, elections, government, politics, news, ethics, healthcare, propaganda, SupremeCourt )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - latimes.com
GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains in office and unwilling to again threaten a government shutdown to pressure him, are focused on other issues, including trade and tax reform.
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Christianity, Christian Right, conservatives, corporations, right-wing, libertarians )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - patheos.com
Princeton history professor Kevin Kruse's new book, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America, engagingly traces the rise of the Christian Right as a political force in America.
The Other Face of Terrorism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, terrorists, abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, usa )

Penny
- 3 hours ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
We live in a country where we embrace liberal democracy, gender equality, freedom of speech and individual freedoms, so we naïvely think that everyone who comes here has the same values. Wrong. Those are the very values that the terrorists abhor.
President Obama's Passover Seder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, propaganda, terrorism, war, Israel )

Penny
- 1 hour ago - investigativeproject.org
As president of the United States, his first commitment is to the welfare of his country, but it would not have been out of place for him to demand that Iran publicly declare it would not destroy Israel, one of America's closest allies.
Famous GOP A-Hole Charged With Criminal Domestic Violence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Todd Kincannon, republican criminal, domestic violence )

Laura
- 16 minutes ago - dailykos.com
Todd Kincannon has been charged with criminal domestic violence.
By One Measure, Hillary Earned More Than America's Top 10 CEOs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Michael
- 4 hours ago - washingtonexaminer.com
"I think it's fair to say that if you look across the country, the deck is stacked in favor of those already at the top. There's something wrong when CEOs make 300 times more than the American worker...," Clinton said.
John Hinckley, Jr., Reagan Shooter Finds Rejection, Indifference in Future Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Hinckley )

Angie
- 35 minutes ago - msn.com
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, usa, obama, $$$ )

Monka
- 26 minutes ago - credomobilize.com
PETITION
The Worst of Our Corrupt Congress Was on Display This Past Week In Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, corruption, ethics, government, dishonesty, republicans, democrats, politics, abuse, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 2 minutes ago - alternet.org
One day, historians might discover that what unfolded this past week in Washington was a surreal snapshot of the slow-but-steady death of American democracy.
   

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