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US Politics & Gov't

McDonnell's Downfall Is Wife's Fault, Children Say
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, ethics )

Phyllis
- 8 hours ago - richmond.com
Two children of former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell say his stunning downfall and conviction on public corruption charges can largely be attributed to the corrosive effects of just one person: Their mother.
Hundreds Turn Their Back on De Blasio at NYPD Officer's Funeral - ABC News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, Police, De Blasio, Mayor, disrespect, protests, funeral )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - abcnews.go.com
Hundreds of police officers turned their backs on a screen showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke at the funeral of one of two officers killed last week in what has been called an "assassination."
Bad Therapy: Something Is Rotten in the Profession of Psychology
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, politics, war, terrorism, military, media, government, corruption, iraq )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
I first wrote about psychologists and torture for Tikkun in 2007 when I was working toward my doctorate in clinical psychology and all hell was breaking loose around revelations that psychologists were involved in torture at Guantánamo Bay and other CIA
5 More Surprises Hiding in the CRomnibus Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget, war, Iraq, Afghanistan, Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, military spending, congress, military pay, ACORN )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Congress rushed out of town this month, leaving in its wake a 1,603-page monstrosity of a spending bill that combined what ought to have been 11 separate appropriations bills into a single piece of legislation.
Are We Better Off Than We Were 40 Years Ago?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, economic inequality, social inequality, GDP, housing, education, gender, employment, health care, civil rights, politics, usa )

Lynn
- 6 hours ago - commondreams.org
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
Native Americans Confront History of Dispossession
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Indians, congress, Rio Tinto, sacred lands, Dispossession, history, government, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Earlier this month, as part of the $585 billion defense bill for 2015, Congress passed a measure that would give lands sacred to American Indians in Arizona to a foreign company.
Magic Growth Numbers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - paulcraigroberts.org
Everyone wants good news, so the government makes it up. The latest fiction is that US real GDP grew 4.6% in the second quarter and 5% in the third.
'Gagged' By the Government: A Police State Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - thiscantbehappening.net
I couldn't tell you about it and couldn't tell you why
Cop: We Need Military Equipment Because of Constitutionalists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - thenewamerican.com
"Well, I mean, we've got a lot of constitutionalists and a lot of people that stockpile weapons, lots of ammunition. They have weapons here locally."
Exposed âEUR" Dangerous 2015 Ahead As Global Governments Plan To Steal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: money, politics, economy, cover-up, corruption, americans, news, usa )

Earths
- 1 hour ago - kingworldnews.com
The target has to be the near $20 trillion of retirement assets in the United States. The final incarnation of this retirement model will most likely be adopted globally by other governments, so those living outside of the U.S. should pay heed as well...
US Thought-Control Goes Into Loop Over Sony Hollywood Hack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - veteransnewsnow.com
Accusations of brainwashing and authoritarian state control leveled at North Korea can just as easily apply to the American public given the massive orchestration of popular perception by US news media, Washington and its closely aligned Hollywood infotai
Need to Know Basis: You Only Know What the TV Wants You to Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Mainstream Media, Compulsory Schooling, Dumbing Down, Brainwashing, Indoctrination )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - truthstreammedia.com
While headlines might look all shiny and neat when they're presented on the TV news, shiny doesn't mean real and being on a television doesn't make something true.
Alaska Halts Spending on Megaprojects
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alaska, dams, roads, bridges, Juneau Access, Watana Dam, Ambler Road, government )

Anne
- 8 hours ago - ktoo.org
Gov. Walker halts spending on new megaprojects. " Departments may not sign any new contracts or commit to any new funding from the federal government" Juneau Access Rd, Ambler Rd, Susitna-Watana Dam, Kodiak Launch Complex, Knik Arm bridge, pipeline
US Media Propagandizes Against Vladimir Putin, for Regime Change in Russia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - strategic-culture.org
On Friday, December 26th, National Public Radio aired two superbly done pieces of anti-Russia propaganda, which could as well have been written by the U.S. CIA, or by Voice of America, it was so skillfully deceiving.
False Flagging the World Towards War. The CIA Weaponizes Hollywood
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - globalresearch.ca
Almost all wars begin with false flag operations. The coming conflicts in North Korea and Russia are no exception. Mass public hysteria is being manufactured to justify aggression against Moscow and Pyongyang, in retaliation for acts attributed to the Nor
Filmmaker, Author Sues Big Media Over Sandy Hook
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago - memoryholeblog.com
Lawsuit Seeks $1 Trillion For Fraud and Terrorism in Sensationalized Coverage of "Staged FEMA Exercise"
Why We Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago - original.antiwar.com
A hundred years since what everyone thought would be a short, victorious war left Europe broken and ruined, statesmen and policymakers of the West have demonstrated they have learned nothing - and regretted nothing - since. While the shooting remains loca
US Armed Rebels Gave TOW Missiles to Al Qaeda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago - landdestroyer.blogspot.com
US supplied TOW anti-tank missiles have ended up in the hands of Jabhat Al Nusra, Syria's branch of Al Qaeda. The US provided the missiles to CIA vetted Syrian rebel faction Harakat Hazm in May. A video posted by Al Nusra shows the weapons being used to t
Supreme Court Rules Police Can Violate The 4th Amendment (If They Are Ignorant Of The Law)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - rutherford.org
In a blow to the constitutional rights of citizens, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in Heien v. State of North Carolina that police officers are permitted to violate American citizens' Fourth Amendment rights if the violation results from a "reasonable"
Arrests for Social Media Posts Follow NYPD Shootings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - wsws.org
Several people have been arrested for allegedly making "threatening" statements, either verbally or on social media, in many states, including New York, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Massachusetts and Vermont.
Boston Marathon Bombing: A Primer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - whowhatwhy.com
As the defining domestic national security event since 9/11, the Boston Marathon Bombing has played a major role in expanding the power of the security state. Although the media quickly accepted the government's assertions that it had captured the culprit
2015 Winning Time: 3 Phases to 99.99%'s Victory Over .01% Criminal Psychopaths
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - washingtonsblog.com
"Constitutional governments and aristocracies are commonly overthrown owing to some deviation from justice...the rich, if the constitution gives them power, are apt to be insolent and avaricious... In all well-attempered governments there is nothing which sho
Where's the Outrage? Congress Changes Savings Accounts and Retirement Funds, and America Sleeps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world except banks getting whatever they want, whenever they want, regardless of the risk to their own customers. Two major provisions in the US budget bill spell doom for US savers and retirees
The Beat Goes On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - veracityvoice.com
No matter which party controls Congress, the beat goes on. No matter which party's candidate is elected President, the beat goes on. Rhetoric and campaign promises notwithstanding, the beat goes on.
Just in Time: U.S. Military Aircraft Deliver Weapons to ISIS in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - sott.net
Volunteer forces fighting against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists say US military aircraft have dropped weapons in areas held by the terrorist group in Iraq. American helicopters dropped boxes of weapons in Yathrib and Balad districts in Iraq's Salahuddin Pro
The Victory of Perception Management
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - consortiumnews.com
In the 1980s, the Reagan administration pioneered "perception management" to get the American people to "kick the Vietnam Syndrome" and accept more U.S. interventionism, but that propaganda structure continues to this day getting the public to buy in to e
   

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