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US Politics & Gov't

Abolish Indiana Felony Murder Rule That Puts Teen Burglars in Prison for 45 to 55 Years: Petition & Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, injustice, Felony Murder, “Elkhart 4”, teenagers, burglary, non-violent, Levi Sparks, Blake Layman, Anthony Sharp, mothers, petition, homeowner, armed, homicide, death, CNN Legal Analyst, defense lawyer, Dr. Phil, videos )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - change.org
4 boys broke into home they thought empty. Owner shot, wounding 1 & killing 1, as 4 tried to flee. Now 3 sentenced as adult murderers! Felony murder carries the same sentence as 1st degree murder, but none of them killed anyone- they weren't even armed!
No More Weapons of War for Local Police - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Pentagon, Congressman Hank Johnson, war weapons, local police weapons )

Dandelion
- 14 hours ago - citizen.org
Last year Ferguson, Missouri, made the news. As attention fades, the Pentagon continues to unload war weapons on local police all over the U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson has just reintroduced his bill.
Netanyahu, Obama and the Geopolitics of Speeches
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Netanyahu, Netanyahu speech, Israel, US, Obama, geopolitics, strategies, relationships, history, ME, Russia, Iran, Nuclear Powers )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - stratfor.com
This isn't about Bibi and Obama, and both know it. It's about the essence of great power strategy, reconfiguration of a region the US cannot subdue and cannot leave. But geopolitics is indifferent to wishes. It understands only imperatives and constraint
Israel's Netanyahu Warns Obama Against Iran Nuclear Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Israel, iran, nuclear arms deal, speech )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a "countdown to a potential nuclear nightmare" by a country that "will always be an enemy of America".
Social Security Must Be Expanded, Not Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security cuts, benefit cuts, social security benefits, usa, republicans, americans, Expand Social Security )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Republicans in Congress are in the midst of an all-out attack on Social Security pushing the specious argument that we need to cut benefits now so we won't have to cut them later. benefits. But the fact is, Social Security works...
The Butcher Bibi Show
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: agent orange, GOP Incompetence, Hayes, iran, israel, video )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Petraeus Reaches Deal to Plead Guilty to Misdemeanor; Likely WonâEUR(TM)t Face Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, crime, ethics, government, terrorism, war, usa, propaganda, lies, media, military, iraq, cover-up )

Wild
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
David H. Petraeus, the retired general and former CIA director, has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge for mishandling classified materials, a deal that brings an end to a lengthy investigation that kept
Jewish Voice for Peace: Response to Netanyahu's Speech to Congress 3/3/15   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jewish Voice for Peace, US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupatio, National Iranian American Council, Congress, Iran, Netanyahu )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Panel discussion of Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of US Congress with: Rebecca Vilkomerson, Executive Director JVP; Jamal Abdi, Policy Director, National Iranian American Council; Josh Reubner, Policy Director, US Campaign; Host Ari Wohlfeiler JVP
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks Because He Must
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama., iran, nuclear weapons )

Barbara
- 14 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Why will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speak to Congress on Tuesday to the anger of President Obama? HeâEUR(TM)s speaking because his countryâEUR(TM)s fate hangs in the balance of ObamaâEUR(TM)s nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Netanyahu Accuses Obama of Risking "Nuclear Arms Race" With Iran Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Netanyahu, Barack Obama, Iran, nuclear weapons, nuclear bomb, Congress, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 11 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Benjamin Netanyahu tore apart diplomatic protocol on Tuesday by launching an extraordinary attack on Barack Obama, accusing the president of accepting a nuclear deal "that paves Iran's path to the bomb". In a stinging speech before the US Congress
Open Thread - 3/4/2015
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).
Newly Unveiled Texas School 'Reform' Proposals In Step With Right-Wing Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Education, Children, New Jersey, Texas, ALEC, Diane Ravitch, Chris Christie )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - commondreams.org
The conservative education package proposed this week 'is a grab-bag of failed ideas cribbed from the ALEC playbook,' says Diane Ravitch
Huge Stakes As Supreme Court Takes Third Crack At Obamacare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obamacare, supreme court )

Angela
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Obamacare faces its strangest challenge yet when the Supreme Court takes up the law for the third time Wednesday. The worst consequences would fall on the estimated 9.6 million people who would lose their health insurance.
Bill Gates Calls for âEUR~Global GovernmentâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, dishonesty, freedoms, lies, Iluminatti, fascism )

Ricardo
- 11 hours ago - theeventchronicle.com
The billionaire made headlines last week after introducing a plan to implement a cashless system in multiple third-world countries, a program that would undoubtedly give financial elites total control over monetary systems.
#VaccinesWork: Hillary Clinton Wades Into Vaccinations Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Vaccines, VaccinesWork, Twitter, Vaccinations, Save Lives )

Brian
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
Hillary Clinton waded into the debate over vaccines late Monday, distancing herself from potential Republican presidential candidates by posting a message on Twitter that made clear her stance on the hot-button issue.
Mainstream Media Has Become a Shocking Exhibit of Intellectual Bigotry and Thought Coercion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, propaganda, vaccines, Big Pharma Agendas )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - cultureofawareness.com
What we are now witnessing with all this is an escalating witch hunt similar to what occurred in Nazi Germany prior to the Holocaust.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Republicans Attacking WomenâEUR(TM)s Health Care Coverage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women vs. Republicans, women's rights, women's health, politics, republicans, lies, government, congress, usa, healthcare, healthcare )

Cal
- 43 minutes ago - act.credoaction.com
When Republicans legislate, women lose. From taking away abortion rights to blocking common sense legislation like equal pay and paid sick leave, the Republican party consistently panders to its extremist base at the expense of women and their families.
âEUR(TM)1000 Mile Swath of the U.S. May Be Destroyed Within 2 Weeks From An Extinction Level EventâEUR(TM), Says Park Geologist âEUR" Intell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, government, media, news, obama, socialsecurity, u.s., usa )

Sonya
- 22 hours ago - intellihub.com
The animals are running, it must be true. They know. The Government is hiding facts, and its not the first time.
Halliburton, Baker Hughes to Lay Off Thousands as Oil Slumps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, jobs, unemployment )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - reuters.com
Oilfield service providers Baker Hughes Inc and Halliburton Co plan to cut thousands of jobs....
HP CFO Indicates More Layoffs After It Finishes Cutting 55,000 People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, jobs, unemployment )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - businessinsider.com
HP's massive layoffs will continue beyond 55,000 people...
CIA Whistleblower Face 100 Years for Exposing GovâEUR(TM)t Lies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, constitution, government, propaganda, terrorism, war, congress )

Eric
- 7 hours ago - armstrongeconomics.com
CIA whistleblower, Jeffrey Sterling, now faces up to 100 years in prison and a fine of $2.25 million for blowing the whistle on the CIA planting false evidence of nuclear weapons in Iran. This demonstrates how corrupt the government is.
Freedom Worth Some Level of Risk:Snowden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, government, freedoms, lies, media, news, propaganda, socialsecurity, usa, u.s. )

Sonya
- 2 hours ago - bramptonguardian.com
We need more people like Snowden. But his latest releases may interfere with his desire to return to the US. He, of all people, should know that he is not going to get a 'fair' trial.
US Envoy to S. Korea "Slashed in the Face" in Armed Assault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Ambassador, Mark Lippert, South Korea, Attacked, Terrorism, Unification )

Brian
- 29 minutes ago - rt.com
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked by an armed individual in Seoul, leaving him seriously injured, according to the countryâEUR(TM)s Yonhap news agency.
   

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