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US Politics & Gov't

Investigate Scott Walker and Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, government, politics, republicans )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - petitions.moveon.org
It is thus clear that these four justices failed to disqualify themselves due to conflict of interest under Federal Law 28 U.S.C. § 455.
It's Time for a Medicare-for-All Single-Payer Health Care System ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, ethics, medicine, prevention, research, politics )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
If we are serious about providing high-quality, affordable care as a right for all Americans, the only solution to this crisis is a Medicare-for-all single-payer system.
Lies My History Teacher Told Me. Why Americans Believe That Bombing Hiroshima Was Necessary.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago - lewrockwell.com
We historically-illiterate Americans are blocked, again and again, from learning historical truths about the American Empire
Open Thread - 8/3/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 9 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a broken Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Catholic Nun Explains Pro-Life In A Way That Will Stun Many (Especially Republican Lawmakers)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, propaganda, republicans, politics, healthcare, women's rights, reproductive rights )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
In one simple quote, Sister Joan Chittister, O.S.B. sums up the hypocrisy of many in the 'pro-life' movement.
Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 An Hour
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: minimum wage, earnings, income, labor, workers, employees, petitions, living wage )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
No American who earns the federal minimum wage should live in poverty. Support the Pay Workers a Living Wage Act to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Bernie Sanders Lobs A Crippling Blow At The Kochs With Bill To Publicly Fund Elections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, corruption, democrats, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, cover-up, government, media, news, obama, politics, SupremeCourt, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - politicususa.com
During a campaign event in New Hampshire today, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that he will be filing a bill that would effectively cripple the Kochs and right-wing billionaires by providing public funding for elections.
TAKE ACTION: No More Wall Street Antics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, Corporate Responsibility, Wall Street )

Dogan
- 23 hours ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Sign the petition telling the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee to crack down on these businesses and create legislation that will enforce corporate responsibility.
'Ardent Philanthropist' Trump's Charity-Giving Claims Hard to Prove; His Own Got Naught
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, usa, government, republicans, Donald Trump, lie, dishonesty, money )

Naoko
- 22 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest U.S. presidential candidate ever, is nowhere among the ranks of the most generous Americans and hasn't donated to his own charity in seven years, according to an Associated Press review of his financial
Jewish Voice for Peace: Fighting BDS Doesn't Fly With Us! PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jewish Voice for Peace, JVP, freedoms, human rights, ethics, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, BDS, politics, mega-donors, presidential candidates )

Evelyn
- 14 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
We are appalled by attacks on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. Whether motivated by the desires of your donors or not, standing against this ethical, nonviolent movement working for justice and equality puts you at odds with fast-growing
Petition: Initiate Immediately Democratic National Convention Debates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic Party, Debates, campaign, Issues )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
With so much riding on this upcoming election, We the People demand to have access to the knowledge of what the candidates 'bring to the table' to be able to make the best possible choice for our Votes.
Is The GOP Becoming a Party of Fascists?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, politics, propaganda, usa, government, corruption )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - ringoffireradio.com
I wouldn't go so far as to say that, would you?
Koch Brothers' New Mantra: #RichLivesMatter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Bros, weekend retreat, #RichLivesMatter, big donors )

Judy
- 7 hours ago - chicagotribune.com
It's time we all embraced the most unappreciated civil rights issue of our time.
Jimmy Carter: American Democracy Has Been Subverted Into An 'Oligarchy' With 'Unlimited Political Bribery'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, wealth, Congress, Democrats, Republicans, Citizens United )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
The incumbents, Democrats, and Republicans, look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves.
Baby Killed By Racist Israeli Settlers Is Relative of USPCN Leader
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, USPCN, media, Israeli settlements, Ali Dawabsha, violence against children, Muhammad Abu Khudair, price tag, occupation, Duma, Maaleh Efra middle-east, news, HumanRights, crime, freedoms, children, world, violence, terrorism, palestine, europe )

Jess
- 1 day ago - uspcn.org
The baby and his family are relatives and neighbors of Milwaukee-based USPCN National Coordinating Committee member, Haitham Salawdeh
âEUR~Cecil Bill' May End Trophy Hunting In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, trophy hunting ban )

Deborah
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
No way the republicans would pass a law like this. Upside...if we start trying to pass this type law at some point the democrats will have the power and just maybe it will happen
Jimmy Carter: The U.S. Is An Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporatocracy, Central Banking, Fascism, Imperialism )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago - firstlook.org
According to the former president, Americans are now experiencing "a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors." Both Democrats and Republicans, "look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves."
John Oliver Exposes the Disturbing Way Congress Governs Washington, DC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, democracy, congress, usa, republicans, propaganda, news, media, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, constitution, congress, vote )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
The U.S. is the only democracy in the world that fails to give residents of its capital a vote in Congress.
Congress Members Frustrated By Secret Iran Nuclear Agreements and Hidden Unclassified Documents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iran, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, kerry, terrorism, usa, war )

Penny
- 1 day ago - investigativeproject.org
Crucial aspects of the Iran nuclear deal remain hidden from the public, and in some instances, from the American government, Bloomberg reports.
Obama Administration SHOCKED That People Being Bombed By It Retaliate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - moonofalabama.org
These people are too pathetically clueless to even be embarrassed about it.
Chris Christie: Exxon's Lobbying Firm Donated To His Super PAC As Governor Pushed For New Jersey Environmental Settlement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, Exxon settlement in NJ, corruption, ethics )

Nancy
- 11 hours ago - ibtimes.com
The donation to the super PAC from Exxon's lobbying firm is "not surprising," said Democratic State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, who has led the charge to block the settlement. "If the judge approves Christie's settlement, Exxon will walk out with a check,"...
Villains, Patriots and the Masses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Bob
- 1 day ago - bob-ferris.blogspot.com
Sometimes we have to look at other cultures to see our own.
A Nice Quote By Plato
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics )

Glenn
- 17 hours ago - quotbook.com
In other words, vote!
Obama Climate Change Plan to Eliminate Jobs, Raise Electric Bills, Analysts Say - Washington Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, coal plants, power plan, epa )

Earths
- 13 hours ago - washingtontimes.com
Data from the federal Energy Information Administration has shown that the EPAâEUR(TM)s Clean Power Plan, the final version of which will be released Monday, will raise electricity rates for average Americans, at least in the short term. The proposal will
AmericaâEUR(TM)s Barbaric Logic of Hiroshima 70 Years On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago - strategic-culture.org
The act of obliterating up to 200,000 Japanese civilians was an event of premeditated mass murder whose intent was solely political. Or, in other words, an ineffable act of state terrorism committed by the United States.
What the Epidemic of TV and Movies About Zombies and Doomsday Viruses Is Really Trying to Tell Us
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Mainstream Media, Brainwashing, Indoctrination, Dumbing Down )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - truthandshadows.wordpress.com
To try to figure out why we have been seeing this bizarre and disturbing trend, it is necessary to consider the concept of predictive programming. This refers to the use of entertainment and other cultural artifacts to introduce us to planned societal c
 

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