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War Isn't Working - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War, petition, USA, ISIS, Pentagon, Taliban, never ending war )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
It was the last Iraq war that helped create ISIS. Pentagon officials said that they just need more time, or more troops to defeat the Taliban. But the Taliban is as strong as they have ever been in a long while. War is not working.
Foreign Governments Gave Millions to Foundation While Clinton Was at State Dept.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., republicans, politics, news, government, ethics, elections, dishonesty, democrats, corruption, cover-up, americans, Clinton, foreign governments, State Dept., Clinton Foundation, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Obama administration )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
The Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars from seven foreign governments during Hillary Rodham ClintonâEUR(TM)s tenure as secretary of state, including one donation that violated its ethics agreement with the Obama administration
How We Won Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Net Neutrality, People Power, Free Press, FCC, Open Internet )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
After years of cronyism, corruption and cowardice, Thursday's vote for strong Net Neutrality rules at the FCC is unexpected if not unprecedented
Code Pink Stole the Show Yesterday With An Attempted Citizens Arrest of Henry Kissinger for War Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War Crimes, Henry Kissinger, Code Pink, citizen’s, arrest, corruption, crime, dishonesty, government, ethics, lies, media, propaganda, terrorism, troops, usa, war )

Sandra
- 6 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
In an action that has already made headlines around the world, Code Pink stole the show yesterday with an attempted citizens arrest of Henry Kissinger for War Crimes committed during his tenure as Secretary of State from 1973-1977.
Personal Update - 2/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
U.S. Government Combating Wildlife Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, u.s., usa, wildlife traficking, Department of Interior, crime, politics )

Lone
- 1 day ago - awf.org
Today the U.S. Departments of Interior, State and Justice released the implementation plan for the U.S. governmentâEUR(TM)s National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.
EXPOSED TOP SCIENTIST CLIMATE DENIER
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, republicans )

Jan
- 2 hours ago - truth-out.org
Climate Deniers Exposed: Top Scientist Got Funding From ExxonMobil, Koch Brothers, Big Coal

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: employment, job applications, Georgia, background checks, felons, convictions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - gjp.org
This policy, signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal through an executive order, postpones questions about a job applicantâEUR(TM)s criminal history until it is demonstrated that he or she is one of the most qualified candidates.
A Quote About Income Equality...From 1908
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Inequality, Poverty & Social Inequality )

Abe
- 11 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
A Quote about Income inequality 1908
Defense Firms Expect Increased Spending From Republicans as Republicans Decry Increased Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense spending, Republicans, sequester, Obama administration )

Judy
- 2 hours ago - firstlook.org
For voters promised a leaner federal budget, certain areas, such as food stamps, are already in the crosshairs of legislators. But for the nation's cyberspying companies and military contractors, "some measure of relief," is on the way.
'Gestapo' Tactics at US Police 'Black Site' Ring Alarm From Chicago to Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chicago, US policing, Rahm Emanuel, US justice system, Obama administration, US politics )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Shocked politicians and rights groups call for inquiries into Homan Square. Rahm Emanuel faces questions as top supporters examine 'outrageous' abuse.
The Disappeared: Chicago Police Detain Americans at Abuse-Laden 'Black Site'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chicago, US policing, US justice system, Homan Square )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family or attorneys while locked inside what lawyers say is the domestic equivalent of a CIA black site.
Homeland Security Heads Toward Shutdown as House Fails to Pass 3 Week Spending Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, DHS funding, shutdown, ethics, government, politics, republicans, corruption, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - washingtonpost.com
The outcome leaves DHS just hours away from a partial shutdown in which non-essential employees would begin face furloughs. The outcome is a major defeat for House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), who has struggled to govern even as the GOP hold control.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Compares Organized Workers to ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CPAC, Americans, republicans, Scott Walker, ISIS/ISIL, politics, government, republicans, elections, ethics, dishonesty, lies, media, news, propaganda, terrorism, corruption )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - commondreams.org
Republican presidential hopeful says battle against organized workers has prepared him to take on foreign militants.Walker indicated that his ongoing attack on the rights of workers in his home state of Wis.is preparing him for a possible future fight ...
'Worse Than Wrong': Wisconsin Advances Bill To Gut Workers Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisonsin, Scott Walker, 'Right To Work', dishonesty, ethics, politics, republicans, government, freedoms, economy, jobs, opportunities, news )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - commondreams.org
'Right-to-Work is a continuation of the destructive policies of the Scott Walker administration that have cost Wisconsin jobs and economic opportunity.'
UMass Amherst to Train Iranian Nuclear Scientists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: University, Amherst, usa, Iran, nuclear, bomb, training, education, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, lies, military )

Roger
- 1 day ago - tabletmag.com
Pity the young Iranian nuclear enthusiasts! Groaning under the weight of all those pesky sanctions, career-oriented nerds from Teheran or Isfahan eager to learn how to enrich uranium, say, or supervise reactor systems operationsâEUR"all highly prized vocati
The Inside Story Of How Citizens United Has Changed Washington Lawmaking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United )

Laura
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
PLEASE read and SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!!!!
75 Days Since the Last U.S. Combat Fatality!! Hawks, They Don't Keep Track!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, republicans, congress, americans, military, troops, war, politics, Govtfearmongering, ethics )

James
- 12 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
This is the longest period without a U.S. military combat-zone death since 9/11
More IRS Emails Found
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up )

MJ
- 11 hours ago - foxnews.com
Thousands of more IRS emails have been uncovered.
No War With Iran - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, USA, negotiations, diplomacy, legislation )

Dandelion
- 52 minutes ago - act.rootsaction.org
Diplomacy with Iran is working, and there is strong evidence that a final deal is within reach. Some in Congress are pushing dangerous legislation that would pass new sanctions on Iran, which would blow up negotiations. It's a reckless approach.
   

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