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US Politics & Gov't

Unquestioning Support for Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse of power, public safety )

TomCat
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
We Want Equality: Pass This Bill to Give the ERA a Chance! ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, equal rights amendment, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, congress, constitution )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - change.org
With at least 100,000 signatures in favor of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment, we can begin to put more pressure on Congress, after 239 years, to finally pass it.
Donald Trump and Liberal Media: The Joke's On You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, news, media, government, freedoms, ethics, elections, democrats, congress, candidates, americans, Donald Trump, liberal, media )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - therealnews.com
Celebrity candidates and the liberal media have created a clown show that viewers can laugh at, but it's at your expense. - July 28, 2015
Open Thread - 7/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Stop McConnell's Attempt to Further Gut Campaign Finance Law!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, campaign finances, corruption, spending, contributions, reform )

Freya
- 1 day ago - secure.pfaw.org
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has blocked every attempt to moderate the influence of big money in elections and now heâEUR(TM)s snuck a provision into a spending bill to eviscerate coordination limits between candidates and political party groups.
Memo To Donald Trump: Here's What The Law Actually Says About Raping Your Spouse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, rape, Trump, Michael Cohen, law, crime, dishonesty, corruption, candidates, elections, ethics, politics, republicans, news, media )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Donald Trump may want to use some of his multi-billion dollar fortune to hire a better lawyer, as The DonaldâEUR(TM)s special counsel appears to have a very dated understanding of what constitutes rape. "You cannot rape your spouse," Trump lieutenant told ...
CISA: The Dirty Deal Between Government and Corporate Giants.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: private data, internet privacy, NSA spying, automatic data transfer, data sensitivity, computers, government, security )

Sabine
- 7 hours ago - faxbigbrother.com
It's the dirty deal that lets much of government from the NSA to local police get your private data from your favorite websites and lets them use it without due process. The government is proposing a massive bribe...
Report: Lawmakers Take Aim at Endangered Species Act After Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, corruption, ethics, crime, dishonesty, republicans, abuse, congress, politics )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Republicans account for 93% of the bills & riders introduced since 1996, with 5 Congressmembers responsible for nearly a 1/4 ESA-related legislative efforts since 2011.Ken Calvert, R-CA,John Cornyn, R-TX #s 1 and 1: MASSIVE big ag and oil/gas graft
Survey Says: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Protecting Endangered Animals, Natural Resources
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, ethics, republicans, abuse, politics, lies, propaganda, government, crime, elections, usa )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - foreffectivegov.org
Worth reading, but the question remains: WHY does congress attempt to defund, crush, and destroy such protections? Perhaps too high a percentage fail to vote. This would be the # 1 answer to Walkers, Inhofes, et al.
Clinton Won't Take Sides on Keystone But Says It Shouldn't Be a Litmus Test
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, ethics, cover-up, crime, elections, propaganda, lies, abuse, environment, global warming, mass extinctions, usa )

Michael
- 7 hours ago - latimes.com
Well,, then, Hil, What SHOULD be the litmus test? Maybe the campaign $ rec'd from oil or large institutional investors? maybe the banks that finance international corps? Maybe it should be done by a general contrast to Bernie. And Bernie to Jill Stein
How the Trump Attorney's Blunder Undermines the Central Tenet of His Candidacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, Trump, Michael Cohen, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, politics, news, media, freedoms, abuse, republicans )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"I will make sure that you and I meet one day while we're in the courthouse," he told the site's Tim Mak and Brandy Zadrozny. "And I will take you for every penny you still donâEUR(TM)t have.And I will come after your Daily Beast and everybody else ...
Watch Mika Brzezinski's Amazing Emotional Takedown of Mike Huckabee Over His Nazi 'Oven' Comment ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Iran deal, The Holocaust, media, candidates, elections, republicans, Huckabee, MSNBC, Mika Brzezinski, politics, ethics, news, government )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski choked up on Monday as she declared that GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was not fit to run the country because he had compared President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran to ovens that were used by Nazis in ...
Donald Trump's Lawyer Threatens Reporter Over Ex-Wife's Allegations: 'You Cannot Rape Your Spouse''
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, crime, elections, ethics, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - theguardian.com
A lawyer and spokesman for current Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump issued a series of vulgar threats to a reporter on Monday, while falsely claiming that it was legal for a husband to rape his wife in New York.
   

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