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US Politics & Gov't

Occupy The Tea Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, Occupy Movement, United We Stand Divided We Fall, Similarities, Differences )

Dandelion
- 12 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
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
- 7 hours 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.
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
- 8 hours 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...
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.
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
- 9 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.
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
- 8 hours 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
- 8 hours 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.
Lessons Never Learned-From Vietnam to Iraq | The Nation- Tom Hayden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, americans, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, military, media, politics, obama, dishonesty, elections, ethics, constitution, congress )

Wild
- 4 hours ago - thenation.com
Because our leaders didn't listen, or listened too late, the end came in Vietnam as a total catastrophe. It's not too late to avoid a repeat in Syria I am joining many peace groups around America in expressing opposition to the escalation of the Iraq War
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."
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
- 10 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
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
- 10 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
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
- 9 hours 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."
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
- 7 hours 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..."
Reparations, Not Incarceration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War On Drugs, Failure, #MassIncarceration, #IncarcerationNation, Prison Industrial Complex, Ruined LIves, Howie Hawkins, Brian Jones )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"The "war on drugs" has taken a horrible human toll while utterly failing to stem drug use, but politicians of both parties still seek to outdo one another in showing that they'll be "tough on crime."
How the Bush Administration Covered Up the Saudi Connection to 9/11
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, bushadministration, cover-up, crime, corruption, iraq, lies, terrorism )

John
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
It's a story of how the White House sought to suppress evidence that would reveal how much it knew of the attack plot. Graham describes a letter from a member of the FBI's congressional staff explaining the Bureau had been uncooperative on orders
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
- 1 day 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
- 11 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...
   

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