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US Politics & Gov't

The Case of the High-Flying [Alleged] Pedophile | Observer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Monica Lewinsky, Alan Dershowitz, Prince Andrew, Lolita express, private island, sex with children, sexual assault, sex crimes, wealthy & powerful getting away with it )

BMutiny
- 8 hours ago - observer.com
Exactly how tight is the friendship between former President and potential future first gentleman Bill Clinton and Mr. Epstein, who owns a private island in Florida, is now accused of having sex with girls as young as 12, procuring young girls for sex
Make Bernie Sanders The Democratic Nominee PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, democratic nominee, petition )

Animae
- 4 hours ago - change.org
We the people will never vote for Hillary Clinton. We are not afraid of Donald Trump. Make Bernie Sanders the democratic nominee.
The Fact-Checker's Guide to Viral Graphics Contrasting Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, news, media, lies, government, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, democrats, constitution, congress, americans, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, candidates )

Darren
- 1 day ago - politifact.com
Viral charts have emerged to show how much more progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders is than Hillary Clinton. Sometimes, the difference isn't as stark as they say.
MoveOn Petitions - Platform Committee: Oppose TPP & West Bank Settlement Expansion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic platform, TPP, Israel, West-Bank )

Kathryn
- 9 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
Vote to oppose the TPP agreement and settlement expansion in the West Bank when the Platform Committee meets in Orlando July 8-9.
Clinton's Likely Secretary of 'Defense' Wants to Send More U.S. Troops to Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, war, usa, u.s., troops, terrorism, republicans, propaganda, politics, military, media, lies, government, freedoms, ethics, elections, dishonesty, democrats, Hillary Clinton, Michele Flournoy, Secretary of Defense )

Darren
- 1 day ago - deathandtaxesmag.com
Those who disliked Obama administration's use of drones and targeted bombings to avoid sending ground troops overseas are in for a treat: Hillary Clinton's likely pick for Secretary of Defense has already advocated for a greater U.S. presence in Syria.
Friday Fun - Let's Meet the Newest National Park
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Christopher Park, Edith Windsor, GLBT, National Monument, National Park Service, Stonewall Inn )

Joanne
- 12 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog, celebrating the making of a National Monument
Major Political News Outlets Offer Interviews for Sale at DNC and RNC Conventions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNC and RNC Conventions, media, journalism, ethics, political news outlets, special interests, lobbyists )

Judy
- 9 hours ago - theintercept.com
"Journalists should be covering conventions. Selling access to their leadership strikes me as an invitation to corruption."
Pentagon Ends Transgender Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, troops, military, usa, u.s. )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
It's about time. But on the minus side, it no longer will serve as an excuse to avoid the draft if it ever returns.
3 Reasons We Can't Believe President Obama's Dramatically Low Figures on Drone Deaths @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, iraq, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, crime, abuse, media, politics, military )

Wilde
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
New report charges Obama consistently lies and misleads when disclosing information about covert drone wars.
New Poll Finds That Hillary Supporters Are Pretty Racist Too
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, americans, candidates, Clinton, Trump, democrats, republicans, elections, government, dishonesty, politics, usa )

Frank
- 6 hours ago - slate.com
A significant slice of Americans expressed racist views against blacks, and those who identify as Donald Trump supporters are more likely to fall into that group, though Hillary Clinton supporters are definitely there too.
Never Trump Plots Its Last Stand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, republicans )

Rob
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
Republicans opposed to Donald Trump are plotting a last-ditch effort to deny him their partys nomination at the convention in Cleveland.
Attorney General Announces She's Taking a Step Back From Hillary Clinton Email Probe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AG Loretta Lynch, Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation, Bill Clinton, smell test fail )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - yahoo.com
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Friday that she will take a step back from the decision whether to charge anyone in the Hillary Clinton private email server probe but is not fully recusing herself from the case.
Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch Just Made HillaryâEUR(TM)s Email Problems Even Worse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, elections, ethics, government, news, politics, usa )

Frank
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
And it's why Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch should have known better when they huddled privately at the Phoenix airport earlier this week.
Will Senate Vote Nullify VermontâEUR(TM)s Historic GMO Labeling Law?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO Labelling )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The Senate will vote next week on a federal bill that would nullify VermontâEUR(TM)s law and other state labeling efforts percolating, thanks to the heavy hand the ag-biotech industry wields over our congressional representatives.
Democratic Party Platform: Lots of Hot Air on Climate Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic Party Hot Air )

Michael
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft's shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction
Free Trade, DNC Platform and the Climate Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Suit )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The same day TransCanada sued the U.S. government for $15 billion, the Democratic PartyâEUR(TM)s platform drafting committee met in Missouri. Between the two, there is a lesson to be learned about free trade and the climate crisis.
Navy Builds Underground Nuclear Weapons Storage Facility; Seattle Busses Carry Warning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, media, ethics, dishonesty, abuse )

Wilde
- 3 hours ago - fas.org
The US Navy has quietly built a new $294 million underground nuclear weapons storage complex at the Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC), a high-security base in Washington that stores and maintains the Trident II ballistic missiles and their nucle
   

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