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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the President: Don't Renominate Banker as Treasury Official
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, obama, ElizabethWarren, Dodd-FrankAct, enforcement, usa, news, ethics, government, congress )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell the president: Listen to your base. Don't renominate an investment banker as a Treasury official.
'The Interview' Gets Nationwide Theatrical Release
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, propaganda, war, usa, politics, military, media, freedoms, ethics, crime, obama, troops )

Wild
- 1 day ago - npr.org
The Interview, the comedy that centers on a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will open today in nearly 300 independent theaters nationwide.
Open Thread - 12/27/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 12 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). Today's only article.
The Mysterious Case of Prisoner 212
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, CIA, Senate Torture Report, Prisoner 212, Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi, detainees, secret black sites )

Judy
- 22 hours ago - firstlook.org
The Senate intelligence committee's report on CIA torture revealed that there was one more previously unknown detainee: Prisoner 212.
The Nation - Dickens Was Right: The Real War on Christmas Is the War on the Poor -John Nichols
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, crime, abuse, corruption, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, politics, freedoms, usa )

Wild
- 18 hours ago - thenation.com
These are Dickensian times, when charity is rationed by politicians and pundits callously dismiss the poor as a burden best forced by hunger to grab at bootstraps and pull themselves upward. Charles Dickens wrote of such times in 1843.
Saul Landau on the Cuban Revolution and How the U.S. Directly Aided Anti-Castro Militants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, war, usa, media, military, politics, obama, freedoms, abuse, cover-up, terrorism )

Wild
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
As the United States moves to normalize relations with Cuba, we rebroadcast our 2012 interview with the late filmmaker Saul Landau, who made more than 45 films and wrote 14 books, many about Cuba. We spoke to him about his film "Will the Real Terrorist Pl
Increasingly Dangerous Guns Endanger US Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics )

Jan
- 5 hours ago - truth-out.org
The NRA, in concert with gun manufacturers and conservative advocates of law and order, has successfully stoked fear of crime and terrorism to ramp up domestic weapons sales
No, North Korea Didn't Hack Sony
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sony )

Michael
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
The FBI and the President may claim that the Hermit Kingdom is to blame for the most high-profile network breach in forever. But almost all signs point in another direction.
Apache Grounds Seized By Congress, Others at Risk
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agenda 21, land, cover-up, corruption, congress, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, obama, politics, u.s., usa )

Earths
- 1 day ago - anonhq.com
In a more recent move by Congress, chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, Terry Rambler, has witnessed an attempt to land grab sacred Apache grounds. The Apache burial and ceremonial grounds surrounding the renowned Apache Leap area, will cover a massiv
How New York Times Conceals Israeli Violence Against Palestinians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The New York Times, Isabel Kershner, IDF, occupation, U.S., violence against Palestinian children, media biasnews, lies, cover-up, media )

Jess
- 8 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Two recent stories in The New York Times involve violence against Palestinian and Israeli children.
New Study Adds to Skepticism Among Security Experts That North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sony hack in doubt )

Michael
- 1 day ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
A number of private security researchers are increasingly voicing doubts that the hack of Sony's computer systems was the work of North Korea.
200 Volunteers Needed to Help Survey the Homeless Population in Broward | New Times Broward-Palm Beach
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, government, housing, lies, media, news, propaganda, socialsecurity, usa )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - blogs.browardpalmbeach.com
Florida, volunteers to get facts on the homeless. It may be the only way, the government pays people to lie and calls it work. Volunteering is apparently not work, maybe they dont like truth and real facts.
U.S. Government Preparing for Collapse (and Not in a Nice Way)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, military, war, usa, u.s., troops, congress, americans )

Earths
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
The Economy isn't going to recover. The government knows this and is getting ready, but in ways that are very disturbing. The guy in this video is very reputable in his sources. he has countless videos on various topics.
5 More Surprises Hiding in the CRomnibus Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget, war, Iraq, Afghanistan, Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, military spending, congress, military pay, ACORN )

Kathryn
- 2 hours ago - msn.com
Congress rushed out of town this month, leaving in its wake a 1,603-page monstrosity of a spending bill that combined what ought to have been 11 separate appropriations bills into a single piece of legislation.
Hundreds Turn Their Back on De Blasio at NYPD Officer's Funeral - ABC News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, Police, De Blasio, Mayor, disrespect, protests, funeral )

Kathryn
- 1 hour ago - abcnews.go.com
Hundreds of police officers turned their backs on a screen showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke at the funeral of one of two officers killed last week in what has been called an "assassination."
   

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