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US Politics & Gov't

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 )

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

- 3 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Pledge to Protect WomenâEUR(TM)s Rights From the GOP Agenda ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, healthcare, human rights, prevention, protection, research, risks, treatment, medicine, ethics, politics, propaganda, republicans, congress, abuse )

- 1 day ago -
Preserving access and affordability is crucial for women to continue making their own health care decisions.
Tell Speaker Boehner to Vote on the Not Your Boss' Business Act ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, treatment, protection, prevention, safety, healthcare, ethics, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, congress )

- 1 day ago -
Tell Speaker Boehner to bring the Not Your BossâEUR(TM) Business Act to a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Cop Runs Stop Sign, Hits Sober Driver, Dept Covers It Up By Framing the Man For DUI @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, rights, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, safety, government, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, war, usa, dishonesty )

- 1 day ago -
In typical police fashion, the officer, instead of apologizing, treated the driver as if it were his fault.
Under Obama, Blacks Are Worse Off ~ Far Worse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Blacks, abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies, obama, usa )

- 1 day ago -
After six years, the report card is in. The grades are not pretty. By every key economic measurement, blacks are worse off under Obama. In some cases, far worse off.
Stop McConnell's Attempt to Further Gut Campaign Finance Law!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, campaign finances, corruption, spending, contributions, reform )

- 19 hours ago -
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.
Republican Congress Attacks Public Lands Forests Again - But More Logging WonâEUR(TM)t Stop Wildfires
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, republicans, government, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, abuse, cover-up, lies )

- 1 day ago -
Hanson and DellaSalla, two renowned ecologists, explain fire ecology and why logging of national forests should not happen. The science is now a couple decades old, but greed and puppet politicians keep the deforestation going.
When YouâEUR(TM)re in a Hole, the US and Britain Have Only One Answer: Keep Bombing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stop the War Coalition, David Cameron, Yugoslavia, Middle East, Afghanistan, Africa, Syria, Yemen, U.K., war, usa, war, terrorism, media, news, government, americans, lies, congress, troops, u.s. )

- 14 hours ago -
Every time America and its allies try to solve the problems which they created with their previous interventions, they just create more.
Open Thread - 7/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 3 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
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 )

- 1 hour ago -
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.
Technology Fuels Bernie Sanders' Rapid Rise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Presidential election, candidates, Democrats, Internet, social media )

- 1 day ago -
Bernie Sanders is more likely to sport a rumpled suit than a hoodie, has no affinity for geeking out on the gadgets of Silicon Valley, and may prefer the company of protesters over programmers - yet no candidate running for president is more...
ALEC Conference Funding Dominated By Big Polluters | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: evil ALEC )

- 15 hours ago -
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Duke Energy-- -
Florida Cop Placed on Leave After Video of Him Treating a Homeless Man Like An Animal Emerges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, news, police abuse )

- 22 minutes ago -
An officer in Sarasota, Florida has been placed on administrative leave after police were alerted to the existence of a video in which he can be seen treating a homeless man as if he were an animal at the zoo.
Meet ALECâEUR(TM)s Little Brother, ACCE | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: vile ALEC )

- 15 hours ago -
ALEC has baby and it is out to devour our towns and cities
Under a Shroud of Secrecy and Security, ALEC Conference Gets Underway | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC BS )

- 14 hours ago -
Shrouded in security and secrecy ALEC one must wonder why they must hide. Oh yeah, the peasants would rise up and throw them to the wolves if they knew the true plans rather than the prepackaged BS
The Disappearance of John Doe | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, corrupt, Walker, supreme court )

- 14 hours ago -
Did the Wisconsin Supreme Court shoot down John Doe?

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