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US Politics & Gov't

Obama Denounces Killing of Journalist James Foley and Pledges 'Justice'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, iraq, military, war, usa, obama, politics, media )

Wild
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
President Obama said Wednesday that the United States "will be vigilant and we will be relentless" against Islamic State militants and would "do what's necessary to see that justice is done" following the videotaped execution of an American journalist.
The Jihadist Militant Group Kills US Journalist James Foley
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, terrorism, military, politics )

Olga
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
James Foley was drawn to the drama of the conflict in Syria and trying to expose untold stories. "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people." Foley´s mother said.
Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

Lynn
- 21 hours ago - alternet.org
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
JIM GARROW SAYS MUSLIM TERRORISTS TO UNLEASH 9/11 SHOPPING MALL BOMBING ATTACKS ON AMERICA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS terrorists, violence, threats, bombing, USA )

Beatrice
- 11 hours ago - nowtheendbegins.com
2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Jim Garrow is a man that doesn't shy away from controversy. He leapt in to the public consciousness in 2013 when he shockingly claimed he was told by a top military veteran that the Obama administration's "litmus test"
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Turns Himself in for Grand Jury Indictment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, elections, government, crime, politics )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in to local law enforcement on Tuesday, where he was booked and had his mug shot taken following a grand jury indictment accusing him of abusing power while in office.
Colorado Voters to Weigh in on Labeling Genetically Modified Ingredients
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, voters, economy, elections, democrats, republicans, politics )

Heidi
- 8 hours ago - rawstory.com
We in Colorado get to decide on labels! We get to do what politicians could not do.
The Government Program That's Equipping Police Like An Occupying Military Force
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, campaign contributions, congress, defense industry, department of defense, Georgia, militarism, mississippi, north carolina, police, police violence, south carolina, texas, us house )

Judy
- 1 day ago - southernstudies.org
Year in which Congress initially authorized the Defense Department to give excess arms and ammunition to law enforcement agencies for counter-drug activities, leading to the creation of what's come to be known as the 1033 program: 1990
U.S. Military Bans The Intercept
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Military, The Intercept, censorship )

Judy
- 9 hours ago - firstlook.org
The U.S. military is banning and blocking employees from visiting The Intercept in an apparent effort to censor news reports that contain leaked government secrets.
90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Hedy Epstein, Arrested in Ferguson Protest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tikkun, Human Rights, Hedy Epstein, Ferguson, protests, arrested )

Evelyn
- 19 hours ago - dailykos.com
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others.
Behind Obama's 'Chaotic' Foreign Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama administration, foreign policy, neoconservatives, liberal interventionists, partisan politics, ethics )

Rodney
- 7 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
President Barack Obama's foreign policy has been disjointed and even incoherent because he has - since taking office in 2009 - pursued conflicting strategies
White House Confirms Authenticity of Beheading Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: beheading, US Journalist, ISIS, murder, White House )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - washingtonexaminer.com
The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic. "The U.S. intelligence community has analyzed the recently released video showing U.S. citizens James Foley and
Foreign Policy - Voice: Is Barack Obama More of a Realist Than I Am?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, usa, foreign policy, US interests, Ukraine, ISIS, China, Iran, Israel, Gaza, Kurds, Iraq, Syria )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - foreignpolicy.com
This president isn't weak and waffling. He's calculating, coldhearted, and decisive when it counts.... He's not running an especially noble foreign policy, but from a purely selfish U.S. perspective, it may be more effective than I used to think.
Texas Governor Perry Pleads Not Guilty to Abusing Power
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Republican, Abuse, USA )

Ray
- 20 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry has pleaded not guilty to charges he abused his power in an attempt to pressure a Democratic political adversary to resign.
Israeli Ship Prevented From Entering California Port By Activists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israeli ship, California activists, AMERICAN TAXPAYERS, END THE OCCUPATION OF pALESTINE-SIEGE-WA, NOW!, USA, END ALL AID TO ISRAEL, BDS, goodnews, congress, lies, media, news, obama, terrorism, war, cover-up, Govtfearmongering, elections, propag )

Jess
- 3 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
Five thousand demonstrators at the seaport of Oakland in California in the USA prevented "Israeli" ship ,for the second consecutive day, from unloading its cargo
Sheriffs Across US Drawing on Right-Wing Fringe Ideas to Decide Which Laws to Enforce (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-government. US sheriffs, law, ethics, corruption, government, abuse, politics, news )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
The anti-government "Posse Comitatus" movement, which gave birth to sovereign citizens, believes government is illegitimate above the county, so county sheriffs are the highest legal authority in the U.S.
VIDEO - Oxfam Urges World to Suspend Arms Sales to Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: end all US arms transfers-military aid t, human rights, freedoms, suffering, lift the blockade, HumanRights, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, Obama, news, military, media, usa, congress, economy, corruption, freedoms, terrorism, politics )

Jess
- 3 hours ago - presstv.ir
Thursday, Oxfam called for the suspension of transferring arms to Israel as they could be used to violate international humanitarian law.
US Accuses Israel of Targeting Relatives of Kidnapped and Murdered Palestinian 16-Year-Old
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel, Palestine, war, ethics, crime, politics, government, abuse, freedoms, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - rawstory.com
The United States on Wednesday charged Israel had targeted members of a Palestinian family whose teenaged son was kidnapped and killed in July along with two cousins, who are US citizens.
   

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