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US Politics & Gov't

Dept. of Justice: Investigate Alabama Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Discrimination, Racism, Corruption )

- 1 day ago -
Alabama closed 31 drivers license bureaus in minority areas, including all bureaus in the 8 counties where 75% are African-American. Because Alabama requires voters to have photo ID in order to vote, this is a civil rights violation. Please investigate...
Donald Trump Is Heading to Court to Fight the Wind Farm Ruining His View
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, angry Americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies, republicans, Trump )

- 13 hours ago -
n case you were worried that Donald Trump was too busy with his presidential run to be concerned about the view on his mega-luxury golf course in Scotland, fear not. The Donald is heading to the UK to battle it out...
Sanders Denounces TPP, Vows to Stop It From Passing in Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, news, TPP, trade, u.s. )

- 1 day ago -
Sanders, who issued a statement on Monday, said that while he was "disappointed" with the decision to move forward with the TPP, he was "not surprised."
Tell President Obama: Ban Golden Parachutes for Wall Street Executives for the Rest of Your Term
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: greed, corruption, executives, corporations, petitions )

- 14 hours ago -
Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls golden parachutes for Wall Street executives who enter public service "paying people off to remember their Wall Street friends while they run our government" - and it is a huge problem in the Obama administration.
GOP's Case Against Planned Parenthood Collapses: Jason Chaffetz Admits He Uncovered No Wrongdoing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Planned Parenthood, health care, women, abortion, lies, propaganda, GOP, Republicans )

- 1 day ago -
As if truth-telling worked out so well for his colleague Kevin McCarthy, Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz has just admitted that the GOPâEUR(TM)s investigation into Planned ParenthoodâEUR(TM)s misuse of federal funds turned out to be a dud.
TAKE ACTION: US Congress: Stop the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, TPP Trade Deal, democracy, public interest )

- 1 day ago -
As concerned global citizens, we call on you to vote no on the the Trans-Pacific Partnership and to reject any plans that limit our governments' power to regulate in the public interest. The TPP is a threat to democracy
The 'US Way of War' From Columbus to Kunduz - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, crime, cover-up, abuse, military )

- 15 hours ago -
The confluence of Columbus Day Weekend and the Kunduz hospital bombing has us thinking about the deep levels of cultural violence in the United States and what can be done to change it. How does the US move from a country dominated by war culture to one d
Tamir Rice Shooting Justified, Say Expert Reports, as Grand Jury Process Continues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tamir Rice. US policing, Ohio, Cleveland )

- 1 day ago -
Two outside experts have said a policeman was justified in shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who had a pellet gun, because he legitimately believed the boy posed a threat.
5 Depressing Things To Expect If A GOP President And Congress Win in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans, elections )

- 1 day ago -
If Republicans win in 2016, expect the worst. And if we let this happen after seeing what they did the last time we had a GOP president and Congress, 2001-2006, know that we deserve it.
Afghan Troop Deadline Extended Again: Guess Why?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, troops, special interests, defense, corporation bottom line, lies, war )

- 17 hours ago -
When these troops are drawn, as they inevitably will be, into deadly combat, what exactly will they be sacrificing their lives for: the defense of liberty in the name of US security or the fattening of some corporationâEUR(TM)s bottom line? Link to map inside.
How Obama Ushered in the New Age of Christian Martyrdom
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Islam, Muslims, interference, Middle East, abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, military, obama, terrorism, usa, war )

- 1 day ago -
Everywhere that U.S. leadership helped Islamic jihadis topple secular autocrats in the name of democracy and freedom, indigenous Christian minorities are forced either to convert to Islam or die.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, ethics, government, interesting, society, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, propaganda, political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, Amnesty International )

- 7 hours ago -
On Monday, at the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and Defense of Life, Bolivian President Evo MoralesâEUR"joined by Vice President Linera, Chancellor Choquehuanca, and Ambassador CaceresâEUR"acknowledged Leonard Peltier as a defender of Indigenous
The GOP Congress Is a Raging Dumpster Fire With No End In Sight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Congress, Republicans, Benghazi, government shutdown )

- 1 day ago -
With a government shutdown and a debt-ceiling breach potentially on the horizon, here's where the GOP takes us next.
Robert Reich: 'Wall Street Is on the Road to Another Crisis' - Bernie Knows It, Why Doesn't Hillary?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street, banks, banking, economic crisis, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, regulation )

- 1 day ago -
Giant Wall Street banks continue to threaten the wellbeing of millions of Americans, but what to do?
HaâEUR(TM)Aretz and New York Times Whitewash Deadly Airstrike on Sleeping Gaza Family
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, new york times whitewash, Gaza City, Gaza, Hassan family, Israeli missile, ICC, world, end U.S. aid to Israel, end the siege of Gaza-occupation, news, world, media, usa )

- 5 hours ago -
Israeli missile struck meters away from the Hassan family home south of Gaza City, destroying the shoddy structure and crushing the sleeping family inside.
10 Immigration Questions for the Democratic Debate, Part I
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, SupremeCourt, congress, economy, elections, ethics, government, news, obama, politics, usa, immigration )

- 2 hours ago -
It is well understood that the candidates largely support legalizing illegal immigrants, so spending too much time on that question is unwarranted when their opinions on the topics below remain unclear.
America's Newest Political Curse: Ben Carson, the Neurosurgeon Who Can't Think
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Presidential candidates, Republicans, GOP, evolution, ignorance, climate change denial, guns, firearms )

- 1 day ago -
What does it say about higher education, that you can graduate from Yale and still believe that the devil made Darwin do it?
VegFest UK London 2015: Some Thoughts On The Debate About Single-Issue Campaigns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VegFest UK London, Veganism, debate, Francione, abolitionist approach ethics, activists, animalrights )

- 34 minutes ago -
I share some thoughts about one debate presentation at VegFest UK London.
Guns In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, GOP Lies, Gun Control, InsaniTEA, mass shootings, Obama )

- 4 minutes ago -
On 02/10/2015, I did a piece called Under the Gun in which I didn't even scratch the surface of mass shootings, in the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting. I also looked at some of the reactions of Congress members.

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