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US Politics & Gov't

Meet The Forces That Are Pushing Obama Toward A New Cold War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense contractors, war, Ukraine, weapons industry, MICgovernment, military, media, republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, neocons )

- 20 hours ago -
Obama hasnâEUR(TM)t ruled out sending weapons to Kiev if the latest ceasefire breaks down. WhatâEUR(TM)s actually driving the hard line against Russia? Who are the stateside policy wonks so insistent on reviving the Cold War over Ukraine?
In Leaked Tape Mitch McConnell Admits The Koch Brothers Are Running The Republican Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption )

- 1 day ago -
fundamentalists will just ignore that they have heard about it
British M.P's Condemn The Dog Meat Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: British Parliament MP's and Prime Minis, to end inhumane dog and cat meat trade, petition to sign )

- 2 hours ago -
1. Sign this petition now, asking the Prime Minister for immediate action, to use his influence to end the trade. 2. Write your MP (postal better than e-mail) re coming debate. 3. Share with friends on Facebook.( and other social media sites).
Top Jewish Senator Feinstein: Netanyahu's Claim He Represents All Jews Is 'Arrogant'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, congress, netanyahu, Senator Feinstein )

- 20 hours ago -
As Netanyahu makes way to US to address Congress on Iranian deal, leading Jewish senator slams Netanyahu: 'He doesnâEUR(TM)t speak for me on this... I think itâEUR(TM)s a rather arrogant statement.' Likud says: "We hope that the speech will bring us seats"
Chris Hedges: Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: alexis tsipras, boston marathon, capitalism, chris hedges, citizenfour, corporatism, education, edward said, edward snowden, ferguson, greece, hillary clinton, hugo chavez, identity politics, marx, occupy, revolution, syriza, vietnam war, tariq ali )

- 7 hours ago -
The cost of open defiance, which, Ali pointed out, is our only escape route from corporate tyranny, will at least at first be painful. Our corporate masters do not intend to release their death grip without a brutal fight.
The Explosion in Kharkov 02.22.2015 - Witnesses Made a Video at the Time of the Explosion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ukraine Crisis )

- 3 hours ago -
The explosion in Kharkov 02.22.2015 - witnesses made a video at the time of the explosion
Must Reform the Entire System to Achieve Racial Justice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: justice, racism, police, law enforcement )

- 1 day ago -
In the wake of demands for action, the Obama administration has begun making important changes to end racial profiling, emphasize community-oriented policing and de-militarize police forces. However, much more needs to be done.
Solar Energy Delivers Too Little Bang For Billions Invested
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Gov't Subsidies, Boondoggle, Renewable Energy, Wind, Solar, Share, Electricity Produced, Insignificant Contribution )

- 20 hours ago -
Last year, two tirelessly-touted workhorses of the "renewables revolution," wind and solar, combined generated roughly 2.2% of AmericaâEUR(TM)s electricity. Wind accounted for just over 1.6% of that share...and solar just 0.6%.
This Week in God, 2.28.15
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., constitution, freedoms, rights, religion, republicans )

- 10 hours ago -
Republicans clearly no nothing about the Constitution. It will never get by the courts.
Protesters Denounce Detainment and Abuse at Alleged Chicago Police 'Black Site'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americas, crime & drugs, homan square, chicago, chicago police, gitmo2chicago, guantanamo bay, black site )

- 8 hours ago -
"We're trying to make policy demands as well as just rally," protester Billy Joe Mills, a Chicago attorney, told the Chicago Tribune. "I don't want this happening in my backyard."
VIDEO: Banksy Beautifies Gaza By Reminding Us of Its Devastation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Video, massacre-assault on Gaza 2014, end all US aid to Israel, Israel-Palestine, Banksy, usa, news, obama, military, media, Govtfearmongering, lies, politics, propaganda, congress, americans, abuse, freedoms, democrats, terrorism )

- 24 minutes ago -
Thanks to the elusive street artist, the world is once again looking at the carnage of Israel's 50-day offensive VIDEO
Private Prison Companies Foresee Increased Profits as Ruling Limits Immigrant Detentions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, incarceration, privatization, immigration, profits, greed, injustice, Prison Industrial Complex )

- 1 day ago -
Just before a federal court in Washington granted a preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the Obama administration's policy of incarcerating asylum-seeking mothers and children as a deterrent to other potential migrants, two major private prison...
Congress Averts Homeland Security Disaster -- for Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, politics, usa )

- 1 day ago -
final vote of a long day and night was a bipartisan 357-60 in the House provides funding for one week. Signed by President just before funding ended. Democrats hope to pass bill to fund department (with no add-ons).
PayPal Pressured Into Blocking Mega Payments - GeekSnack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, government, lies, media, news, politics, propaganda, socialsecurity, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Kim Dotcom is banned from trying to get his assets back. US court ruled. There about $40 million in Hong Kong. The US government is trying to extradite him from New Zealand.
Louisiana Cops And Prosecutors Railroad 47-Year-Old Disabled Veteran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, government, republicans, ethics, crime, corruption, dishonesty, americans )

- 4 hours ago -
One of the worst days of Douglas Dendinger's life began with him handing an envelope to a police officer.
If Passengers Have to Go Through Tight Security, Why DonâEUR(TM)t Airport Employees?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: destruction, protection, politics, corruption, crime )

- 48 minutes ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s somewhat shocking to learn how lax security is for hundreds of thousands of airport employeesâEUR"employees who have access to an airportâEUR(TM)s most sensitive areas, like the tarmac and your plane.

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