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US Politics & Gov't

Tell The Justice Department To Investigate The Koch Brothers - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brother, voting fraud, misleading voters, North Carolina, Wisconsin, register to vote, felony )

- 17 hours ago -
The Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity has mailed thousands fraudulent voter registration forms to North Carolina voters. The Koch brothers sent similar faulty mailers in Wisconsin in 2011. Deliberately misleading voters on how to register is a felony.
Personal Update - 3/26/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 14 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
Child Molestation Convictions Thrown Out, More at Risk Because of Loophole
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child molestation, overturned convictions, victims, children, ruling, prosecution, Hawaii )

- 18 hours ago -
HONOLULU(HawaiiNewsNow)Bryan Muller was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year old when he was 19. But the State Court of Appeals ruled last year that court documents lacked one key line, which stated that Muller and the young victim were not married.
Ag-Gag Campaign Website Just Went Live
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ag gag, animalcruelty, animalrights, humanrights, humanity, dishonesty, democracy, ethics, americans, bad laws, sustainability )

- 15 hours ago -
Unfortunately, Wyoming's ag-gag bill has become law. Please join our campaign in an effort to stop such laws from being passed in Wisconsin, Washington and Colorado.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, anti-israel, hatred )

- 9 hours ago -
On Thursday, the press announced that the Obama administration would fully consider abandoning Israel in international bodies like the United Nations.
Indiana Might Have Just Legalized Discrimination Against Gay People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, religious freedom act, discrimination, bigotry, governor Pence, wolf in sheep's clothing )

- 12 hours ago -
It's not a good sign when you have to sign a bill during a closed ceremony. But that's what Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did today, when he made a controversial bill law with the stroke of his pen. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act appears to make it OK...
Climate Change Progress: Obama Administration Quietly Seeks Extra Boost for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Reductions, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Next Generation Nuclear, Science, Technology )

- 7 hours ago -
President Obama is using his executive authority to encourage the government to invest in next-generation nuclear technologies.
Gitmo Detainee's Life An "Endless Horror Movie"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi, American Prison at Guantanamo, Guantanamo detainee, torture, injustice, imprisoned without charges )

- 1 day ago -
Al-Alwi says that American interrogators tortured him until he made false confessions about his involvement in terrorism. Despite having now spent over a decade in custody, with no foreseeable prospect of release, he has not been charged with any crime.
Latinos Fare the Worst in U.S. Prison, Wrongfully Convicted Man Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: latinos, U.S. Prisons, convicted, illinois prison, american penitentiaries, abuse, usa )

- 1 day ago -
"In the United States, the minority that is abused the most in prisons are Hispanics," González said. "Nobody helps them; I tried to assist them with the English language," the 41-year-old man added.
DEA Agents Had 'Sex Parties' With Prostitutes, Watchdog Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drug Enforcement Administration, Colombia, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms, Sexual Misconduct )

- 16 hours ago -
Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had "sex parties" with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a new inspector general report released by the Justice Department on Thursday.
Court Accepts DOJ's 'State Secrets' Claim to Protect Shadowy Neocons: A New Low
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., neocon front group, United Against Nuclear Iran, UANI, Obama Justice Dept., Judge Edgardo Ramos, state secrets privilege, Bush-era secrecy )

- 16 hours ago -
A truly stunning debasement of the U.S. justice system just occurred through the joint efforts of the Obama Justice Department and a meek and frightened Obama-appointed federal judge, Edgardo Ramos, all in order to protect an extremist neocon front group.
Latest Assault on Net Neutrality Launched at Telecom Industry-Funded Think Tank
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, internet, privacy, neutrality )

- 1 day ago -
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., last week addressed the Free State Foundation to announce his new plan to undermine recently enacted net neutrality rules by going after the funding of the Federal Communications Commission, the agency behind the decision.
Headlines Not Working, Check the Story!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, politics, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, surveillance state )

- 13 hours ago -
Last week a major revelation on the police state-allied practices of banks went largely unnoticed; the Department of Justice is advising banks to inform the police when a customer withdraws over $5,000.
Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided By Aggressive Lobbying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, Govtfearmongering, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, surveillance state, Orwellian agendausa )

- 13 hours ago -
ShotSpotter sensors use microphone and satellite technology to detect, locate and report gunshots to police. Critics worry that the microphones are prone to false alarms, and more troubling, appear to vacuum up street-level conversations in the...
Seniors Cannot Afford the House Majority Budget!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, healthcare, socialsecurity, republicans, politics )

- 8 hours ago -
For too long, the focus in Washington has been on cutting seniorsâEUR(TM) earned benefits to pay for deficit reduction and tax breaks for wealthy Americans. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Senator Harry Reid Announces His Retirement From the Senate   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, government, democrats, u.s. )

- 34 seconds ago -
"Published on Mar 27, 2015 A message from Senator Harry Reid announcing he will retire from the Senate at the end of his term. For more, visit:"

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