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US Politics & Gov't

Israel Wants Increase In US Military Aid, to $4.5 Billion a Year.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US military aid to Israel )

Earl
- 17 hours ago - timesofisrael.com
Israel reportedly wants the U.S. to increase its annual defense assistance package by half, to an average $4.5 billion. . .
US Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Tell Us What You Have Privately Been Telling Wall Street About Fast Track - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, Citigroup, banking giant, bail out )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - act.demandprogress.org
Mr. Froman a former executive at banking giant Citigroup helped staff the Obama Administration with bank friendly officials while still getting a salary from Citigroup. Citigroup also received history making bail outs he got golden parachute to Govt job
Personal Update - 5/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal, Volunteer Work )

TomCat
- 23 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
Tell President Obama: Stop Protecting Israel's Nuclear Weapons Monopoly in the Middle East
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israeli Nuclear Weapons, Israel's Samson Option: )

Earl
- 19 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tell President Obama it is unacceptable to sacrifice our security and national interest just to shield IsraelâEUR(TM)s nuclear weapons monopoly in the Middle East. He should work instead to eliminate ALL weapons of mass destruction from the Middle East.
Tell Congress to Oppose the REINS Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Reins Act, Bad Bills, government, corruption, cover-up, democrats, republicans, obama, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, americans, abuse, constitution, ethics, news, politics, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 22 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
the REINS Act Must Be Stopped (Again)! It would delay or block public protections.Under the REINS Act, Congress would second-guess agency expertise and science on food safety, worker safety, air pollution, water contamination, and a host of other issues.
NetanyahuâEUR(TM)s New Foreign Ministry Aide Gets $226,000 From Sheldon Adelson Shop in U.S. - See More at: Http://Mondoweiss.Net/201
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: watergate, israel lobby, money in politics, dark money groups, israel lobby, sheldon adelson, Iran, voters, dark money nonprofits, lies, government, usa, media, news, politics, congress, americans, constitution, abuse, propaganda, war, u.s., obama )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In Watergate they told us to follow the money, but journalists resist this lesson when it comes to the Israel lobby, though thereâEUR(TM)s obviously a lot of money sloshing around if you support Israel.
US Only: Reject Patriot Act Renewal | PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Patriot Act, Congress, Reject Renewal, Petition )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - peaceteam.net
A federal court has already ruled conclusively that the Patriot Act in no way authorizes bulk data collection of every American citizen without exception. But certain members of the Senate in particular still don't get it. Million Fax Action Page.
Here's How Much Corporations Paid US Senators to Fast-Track the TPP Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, candidates, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, TPP, trade )

Kathy
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.
What Bernie Sanders Thinks About Economic Growth | Al Jazeera America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic growth, inequality, poverty, Bernie Sanders, policies )

Kathryn
- 20 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
You can not just continue growth for the sake of growth in a world in which we are struggling with climate change and all kinds of environmental problems, he told CNBCs John Harwood.
Democalypse 2016 - Becoming a Fire Hazard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, Democalypse 2016, candidates, satire, humour )

Evelyn
- 2 hours ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Almost enough to make Jon Stewart rethink his decision to retire .... ! :>D (See link to a related article in 1st comment)
Given Rampant White-Collar Crime, FIFA Raid Raises Questions About DOJ Priorities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FIFA Raid )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Notoriously-corrupt FIFA heads arrested in early morning raid during annual meeting
These 13 Democrats Are Helping Rush Fast Track Through the Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Fast Track Senate vote, traitors, democrats )

Angelika
- 21 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Do you know what Democratic Senators voted in favor to rush fast track through Congress? Here are the names of the 13 "corporate, job-killing, billionaire-enriching, future lobbyist Democrats."
Julian Assange On TPP: Only 5 Of 29 Sections Are About âEURoeTraditional Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, cover-up, government )

Earths
- 1 hour ago - infowars.com
Speaking from his 'prison' in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange explains the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty, which would link his home country of Australia with the U.S. economically. "It is mostly not about trade," Assa
TAKE ACTION! - Ask Your Representative to Help Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. representatives, Citizens United, constitutional amendment, petition )

Judy
- 22 hours ago - action.citizen.org
Make sure your representative knows that the American people deserve and demand a constitutional amendment to restore OUR voices in OUR democracy.
Scott Walker Dumped as Chair of the Jobs Agency He Created | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Walker, GOP dumps him )

Deborah
- 13 hours ago - prwatch.org
Even his own kind (GOP) realize he is a mistake!
Obama Explains Why He Approved Arctic Drilling In The Face Of Climate Concerns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Shell Oil, Arctic Drilling, Collaboration )

Brian
- 13 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
According to the President, itâEUR(TM)s impossible to stop oil exploration in the Arctic completely. (This doesn't really explain his complete surrender to Shell.)
People Call Cops For Help With Disturbed Friends and Relatives, Cops Arrive And Kill Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago - filmingcops.com
Fifty-three year old Florida man Cary Lloyd Martin was going through a difficult time. His girlfriend became concerned for his safety and called the police because he was threatening suicide. The St. Augustine Beach police arrived and shot him dead.
Connecticut Cop Threatens to Smash ManâEUR(TM)s Phone; Department Responds With Standard Empty Reassurances
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago - photographyisnotacrime.com
The problem isnâEUR(TM)t a discourteous officer, itâEUR(TM)s the suppression of civil rights. In this video, there is a clear threat made by Nesta to destroy RamosâEUR(TM)s property. That threat goes far past the point of being unprofessional.
Video Shows Police Assault 15-Year-Old For Asserting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago - policestatedaily.com
A video posted last week to Youtube shows what we assume are UK police questioning and then assaulting a 15-year-old boy after he asserted his right to be free to go and remain silent if he was not being detained.
Body Cam Video Catches Barstow Cops Slamming Black Pregnant Woman to Ground, Letting White Woman Go Free
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago - rawstory.com
Officials with the city of Barstow, California insisted this week that officers had acted properly when they used force to arrest a pregnant woman who refused to show them her identification, even though the charges were later dismissed.
Source Claims Military Training for House to House Raids in US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago - intellihub.com
A source has claimed that he was told that military units are training for house to house raids on American soil against gun owners and food hoarders.
TPP Is About Americans Losing Jobs, Not Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Asia, business, corporations, investors, jobs, unemployment, outsourcing, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, usa )

Angelus
- 1 hour ago - readersupportednews.org
Elizabeth Warren is championing the drive to open this up tp public review
The EPA Just Protected Drinking Water For Millions Of Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. Clean Water, Ruling )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will have an easier time regulating water pollution under a new rule released Wednesday.
Is the U.S. Bribing Israel to Go Along With the Iran Deal?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, Iran, Israel, end all U.S. aid to israel, U.S. taxpayers, Americans, government, propaganda, news, media )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Red lines, shmed linesâEUR" U.S. must buy IsraelâEUR(TM)s compliance with Iran deal
Devastating Walker Budget to Be Finalized | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Walker, budget, menace )

Deborah
- 13 hours ago - prwatch.org
Scott Walker, menace to society!
 

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