START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

US Politics & Gov't

The Pleasant Fiction of "No Boots on the Ground"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, President Obama, Toxic Capitalist, War Monger, Endless War, War Profiteering, Air Strikes, Boots On the Ground, Military Industrial Complex, American Imperialism, Militarism, Foreign Policy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"If you support the air strikes plan proposed by the president, because we have to do "something," understand full well what it is you are supporting."
12 Hrs to Stop the Internet Slowdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, governmet, FCC, media, politics, propaganda, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - bigtelecomvstheworld.org
Big Telecom conglomerates are about to force many of your favourite websites into an Internet slow lane, making them buffer sporadically, and return errors. The clock is ticking: Key decision-makers are about to make a landmark ruling on this Internet slo
TEN REPUBLICAN LIES
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies )

Jan
- 1 day ago - thedailybanter.com
Debunking various myths, slogans and lies can be full time work.
GOP State Senator: Islam "Is a Cancer in Our Nation That Needs to Be Cut Out" (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Oklahoma, John Bennett, Islamophobia, government, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, propaganda, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - salon.com
Oklahoma Republican and state senator John Bennett -- who seems nice, by the way -- refused to apologize for telling his followers on Facebook to be "wary" of Muslim-Americans, opting instead to reassert them. He did so, he said, "because I'm right and...
In Two Words, Hillary Clinton Just Revealed What's Wrong With Her 2016 Candidacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Toxic Capitalist, War Monger, Corporate Agenda, Democrat, Two Party Sham, Economic Injustice )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
"For the rest of us, quoting a cyborg is yet another sign (like her disingenuous comments about her wealth) that she'd make a poor candidate who can't help but step on her own feet."
Occupy The Tea Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, Occupy Movement, United We Stand Divided We Fall, Similarities, Differences )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
We do not face a choice between protecting our environment or protecting our economy. We face a choice between protecting our economy by protecting our environment; or allowing environmental havoc to create economic havoc. Divided we fall; united we stand
Katrina Vanden Heuvel - Obama Reneges On His Foreign-Policy Promises - The Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, military, propaganda, lies, iraq, ethics, abuse, dishonesty, elections, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, congress, media )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Pres. Obama's commitment to go into Iraq and Syria to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State, the brutal terrorist group that vows to carve a "caliphate" out of Iraq and Syria, should be seen for what it is: a capitulation to bellicose folly
Sanders Talks "Political Revolution" in Iowa as Clinton Declares: "I'M Baaack"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Toxic Capitalist, War Monger, Corporate Agenda, Democrat, Bernie Sanders, Independent, Progressive, Left, Economic Justice, Jobs Program )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"Calling for a new jobs program, investment in education and the public funding of elections, Sanders highlights that economic disparity in America has never been greater."
WP David Ignatius: U.S. Boots Are Already On The Ground Against The Islamic State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, constitution, democrats, economy, dishonesty, crime, ethics, government, obama, military, media, lies, iraq, republicans, war, usa, propaganda )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Here's a national-security riddle: How can President Obama provide limited military support on the ground to help "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State without formally violating his pledge not to send U.S. combat troops? The answer may lie i
ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Attack U.S. Troops In Iraq (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, war, violence, military, troops, terrorism, government, politics, media )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
The Coronation That Wants to Be a Movement: Scenes From Hillary's Iowa Steak Fry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Corporate Tool, War Monger, Toxic Capitalist, Coronation, Tom Harkin, Steak Fry, Iowa, Movement, Campaign, Unease, Disingenuous )

Brian
- 27 minutes ago - thedailybeast.com
"The real advisers to the Ready for Hillary organization are almost comically precise in their avoidance of the term "campaign." They prefer to call it a "movement." There are legal reasons for the distinction, to be sure..."
Nancy Pelosi Had A Pretty Simple Response To Ted Cruz's Bizarre 'SNL' Claim (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, Nancy Pelosi, Ted Cruz, Seth Meyers, politics, government, ethics, republicans, democrats, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 17 minutes ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I don't know if he didn't know what he was talking about, or if he intentionally wanted to use a scare tactic, but that is as far from the truth as it could be," Pelosi told Meyers, who said he "can't do time" in jail.
From the Very Start, the CIA Has Engaged In Covert Terrorism to Give Government Plausible Deniability
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 17 minutes ago - washingtonsblog.com
Everyone knows that the CIA spies ... But - from the beginning - the CIA has also carried out black hat covert operations. Specifically, the CIA was formed in September 1947. A mere 9 months later, the National Security Council issued a directive to the...
New Emergency Drills Simulate Nuclear Explosion In Nebraska: The Role of Drills in False Flag Operations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: emergency drill, nuclear explosion simulation, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA, false flag operations )

Judy
- 23 hours ago - globalresearch.ca
On numerous occasions, a false flag attack has occurred at or around the same time as a military drill or a civilian emergency preparation drill.
Senate Confirms Nuclear Regulatory Nominees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Yucca Mountain, nuclear waste, NRC, Jeff Baran, Steve Burns )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - thehill.com
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has a vested interest in the composition of the NRC since he has fought the Yucca Mountain project that would dump nuclear waste in his home state. Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), who also opposes Yucca Mountain...
Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
Jon Stewart Mocks Joe Scarborough's Hypocritical Rant About Hillary Clinton (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, humor, TV, Jon Stewart, Hilary Clinton, Joe Scarborough, elections, democrats, news, government, politics )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
Amid all of the speculation surrounding a possible presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Daily Show host Jon Stewart singled out MSNBC's Joe Scarborough for hypocritically criticizing Clinton's silence on the issue.
Fox News: Real 'Poor' People Don't Have Air Conditioners and Computers (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war on poverty, fox news, economy, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
Fox News suggested this week that Americans who had access to computers and air conditioning could not really be considered poor. "The war, this war against poverty was plotted to continue indefinitely," Fox News host Greg Gutfeld opined.
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in US Politics & Gov't

1. Rose NoFWDSPLZ   7 notes,
  100% popular

2. Carole K.   43 notes,
  98% popular

3. charles mclachlan   40 notes,
  98% popular

4. ROBERT S.   22 notes,
  86% popular

5. David Petrosky   7 notes,
  86% popular

6. tasunka m.   22 notes,
  82% popular

7. Joanne Dixon   16 notes,
  81% popular

8. TomCat S.   31 notes,
  81% popular

9. Jan Simon   5 notes,
  80% popular

10. Beth S.   5 notes,
  80% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
Natasha Salgado 801
AniMae Chi 561
Ana MESNER 460
Nancy Wiley 373
Maria Teresa Schollhorn 319

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.