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US Politics & Gov't

Former Rep. Pat Schroeder: The Peace Movement Made "Huge Difference" in Ending Vietnam War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, usa, war, politics, congress )

Wilde
- 2 hours ago - democracynow.org
In 1972,Pat Schroeder of Colorado was elected to Congress,becoming the second-youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives. She ran on an antiwar platform.Once elected, she pushed to cut off funding for the war Vietnam:The Power of Protest
Matt Taibbi: Media "Shamelessly Trumpeted and Cheerleaded" for Iraq War --Democracy Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, ethics, crime, dishonesty, democrats, media, republicans, bush, iraq )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
In this web-only conversation with journalist Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone, we turn to Iraq. He recently wrote a piece for Rolling Stone titled "Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then Iraq War Was a Joke." Taibbi wrote the piece after Jeb Bush's infamous i
Eric Holder-Heavy Hand of Police INJUSTICE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, government, usa, propaganda, media, u.s. )

Angelus
- 4 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
DOJ favored police brutality
Congress Stingy Towards Its Low Level Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congressjobs, workers, employees, poverty, wages, government, ethics, cover-up, dishonesty, usa, propaganda, lies )

Angelus
- 4 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
The average Congressperson has about as much compassion for the low paid worker as most people have for mosquitoes
Soldiers Don't Just Serve,They Exploit All Over the World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, usa, war, lies, media, military, u.s., troops )

Angelus
- 4 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
How many half-American babies were abandoned in Europe in WWII? Vietnam?Iraq?Afghanistan?How much money do politicians and military brass make off prostitution offered to their troops?
The House Just Passed a Bill About Space Mining. The Future Is Here. - The Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, military, propaganda, lies, dishonesty )

Wilde
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
So it only makes sense that American lawmakers would seek to guarantee property rights for U.S. space corporations. Under the SPACE Act, which just passed the House, businesses that do asteroid mining will be able to keep whatever they dig up:
It's Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At - NPR
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, iraq, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, politics, crime )

Wilde
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
Its impolite to stare. But when it comes to severely injured soldiers, maybe we don't look enough; or maybe we'd rather not see wounded veterans at all. That's the message you get from photographer David Jay's Unknown Soldier series.
SDS Leader Tom Hayden on Vietnam: We Must Challenge the Pentagon on the Battlefield of Memory - Democracy Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, military, propaganda, politics, lies, iraq, vietnam, dishonesty, congress, crime, war, usa )

Wilde
- 8 hours ago - democracynow.org
As the nation celebrates Memorial Day, we look back at the Vietnam War. Fifty years ago, on March 7,1965, 3,500 U.S. marines landed in South Vietnam, marking the start of the U.S. ground war in Vietnam. That same day, in Alabama, state troopers beat back
ISIS Suggests It Can Smuggle a Nuke Into US Through Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, terrorism, usa, Islam, Muslims, Islamic State, nuclear weapons )

Penny
- 13 hours ago - newsmax.com
The Islamic State is using the latest issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq to pose the far-fetched hypothetical of purchasing its first nuclear weapon from Pakistan within a year and getting it into the United States through the porous Southern bor
Secret Pentagon Report Reveals US Created ISIS As A Tool To Overthrow Syrias President Assad
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Islamic State, Obama, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, lies, military, terrorism, troops, usa, war, Islam, Muslims, Syria, Assad )

Penny
- 14 hours ago - zerohedge.com
If the West bombs Islamic State militants in Syria without consulting Damascus, LiveLeak reports that the anti-ISIS alliance may use the occasion to launch airstrikes against President Bashar AssadâEUR(TM)s forces, according to Russian Foreign Minister Ser
Segregation Is Here, Just Look at Israel's Legal System
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sgregation, israel, discrimination-intimidation, racism, occupation, Palestinian human rights abuses-violatio, bus segregation, apartheid Israel agenda, news, obama, usa, americans, congress, abuse, media )

Jess
- 19 hours ago - 972mag.com
While there is no serious dispute as to the legal status of the settlements, there is also no lawful justification upon which Israel can discriminate between persons over whom it exercises penal jurisdiction.
   

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