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US Politics & Gov't

Unconditional Support for Israel?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupation of Palestine, social justice and equal opportunity, human rights, judaism, israel lobby, AIPAC, USA, Americans, world opinion, US Aid to Israel, fearmongering, lies, cover-up, freedoms, congress, constitution, terrorism )

Jess
- 18 hours ago - counterpunch.org
I am a journalist based in Toronto Canada. I was born in Iran to Iraqi Jewish parents who immigrated to Israel in the mid 1950s. I emigrated from Israel.
"Barbaric Beyond Measure," NY Times Ediorial About Albert Woodfox's Four Decades in Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, news, politics, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, u.s., usa, war )

Angola
- 21 hours ago - nytimes.com
NYT: "Even comparatively brief solitary confinement can cause severe mental and emotional trauma; a United Nations expert has said that more than 15 days may amount to torture. When it is imposed for more than 40 years, it is barbaric beyond measure."
Two Parting Shots From Bill Maher
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, videos )

TomCat
- 4 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Release the Torture Report Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Chrissy
- 1 day ago - releasethetorturereport.com
Release the Torture Report Now! please sign and share
Officer's Errant Shot Kills Unarmed Brooklyn Man
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, usa, news, interesting, humans, freedoms, ethics, killed, unnarmed, brooklyn, accidental, Louis H. Pink Houses )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
The officer and his partner were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York when the man was shot, and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the shooting was accidental.
Parents Mourning After Mentally Ill Son Is Shot to Death By Police, Son Was Decorated Veteran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - filmingcops.com
Police shot and killed a disoriented Iraq veteran who briefly mistook a neighboring apartment for his own, a federal complaint alleges.
In Secret, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Pres. Obama, Afghanistan, Pentagon, Taliban, Pres. Hamid Karzai, Pres. Ashraf Ghani, Afgan combat 2015, Operation Resolute Support, NATO Allies )

Judy
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
A senior military officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military's role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.
Boehner: House GOP Files Obamacare Suit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, humans, ethics, republicans, democrats, healthcare, politics, John Boehner, ObamaCare, GOP, unconstitutional, lawsuit )

Darren
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.
Death Wears Bunny Slippers - Mother Jones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, war, usa, military, ethics )

Wild
- 16 hours ago - motherjones.com
Hanging out with the disgruntled guys who babysit our aging nuclear missiles--and hate every second of it.
In a Shift, Obama Extends US Role In Afghan Combat - NYTimes.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, crime, propaganda, lies, usa, war, military, politics, obama )

Wild
- 11 hours ago - nytimes.com
President Obama decided in recent weeks to authorize a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, a move that ensures American troops will have a direct role in fighting in the warravaged country for at least
U.S. House Intel Committee Report Finds BENGHAZI! 'Scandal' Not Actually a Scandal At All Who Knew?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi coup, republicans, lies, corruption, bushadministration, cheney, crime, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, americans, government, propaganda, goodnews )

Jason
- 19 hours ago - bradblog.com
..CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack...no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees
Majority of Americans Against the Government Providing Healthcare: Gallup Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, government, obama, ObamaCare )

Angela
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
The majority of Americans do not believe that it is the United States government's duty to provide healthcare for all of its citizenry, according to a Gallup poll report on Thursday. It is the third year straight that Gallup has come up with these results
Republicans Confront Own Worst Enemy on Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, obama, media, freedoms, immigration, republicans, democrats, congress )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Just two weeks ago, Republicans handed President Obama a humiliating defeat at the polls, winning full control of Congress. But already, party leaders fear that the conservative uproar over the president's immigration actions will doom any hopes for a. .
The Pentagon's Slush Fund Continues to Raise Eyebrows - Nukes of Hazard Blog
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, military, media, politics, obama, troops, war, usa, dishonesty, congress, abuse )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - nukesofhazardblog.com
It was a strong start earlier this year, when President Obama made a budget request for the Pentagon that was finally in line with the law of the land--the Budget Control Act (BCA). But that's ancient history The President's original request came in just
Open Thread - 11/23/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 4 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Colbert Makes Us Laugh Bo Deedel Makes Us Go WTF!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fox, Nazi's, Treason, insane, republicans, abuse, americans )

Jason
- 19 hours ago - bradblog.com
Fox is just treasonously insane!
   

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