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US Politics & Gov't

A Dose of Liz!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, progressive issues, warren, video )

TomCat
- 9 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Holocaust Survivors Condemn Israel for 'Gaza Massacre,' Call for Boycott
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NYT, BDS, iLLEGAL iSRAELI OCCUPATION, ASSAULT SIEGE OF GAZA 2014, massacres of children-civilians, holocaust survivors, Gaza massacres, end all US aid to Israel, news, obama, politics, usa, americans, congress, media, Govtfearmongering, lies, war )

Jess
- 1 day ago - english.pnn.ps
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors have signed a letter, published as an advertisement in Saturday's New York Times, condemning "the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza" and calling for a complete boycott of Israel.
Righty Asked, "Why Do Progressives Want to Destroy America?"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Progressives, honesty, fairness, right and left, healthcare, socialsecurity, economy, ethics )

Jason
- 1 day ago - act.boldprogressives.org
I would give anything if we could go back 30 years and teach the kids actual history.
Open Thread - 11/20/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 9 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). 11th attempt to upload.
The CIA Wants to Destroy Thousands of Internal Emails Covering Spy Operations and Other Activities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, internal e-mails, Senate Intelligence Committee, National Archives, Open the Government, watchdog group )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
A CIA plan to erase tens of thousands of its internal emails -- including those sent by virtually all covert and counterterrorism officers after they leave the agency -- is drawing fire from Senate Intelligence Committee members...
Veteran Anti-Suicide Bill a Point of Emphasis in Senate and House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military news, Iraq war, congress, House of Representatives )

Lance
- 1 day ago - builtusa.com
A veteran anti-suicide bill aimed at improving current suicide prevention veterans programs and getting rid of ineffective ones makes its way to both the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees this week.
137 Shots By 13 Cops Plus Two Dead Unarmed Civilians Equals Taxpayers on the Hook for $3 Million
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
"The result was a protracted high-speed chase that put the public and officers in danger, the death of two unarmed people -- one a totally innocent passenger -- and a circular firing squad that nearly killed several of their own."
Senate Rejects Bid to Force Approval of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate Change, GoodNews, Senate, Keystone XL Pipeline, vote, dirtyfuels, international, keystonexl, tarsands )

Rosemary
- 19 hours ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
Despite strong lobbying by oil-industry allies, the U.S. Senate tonight defeated an effort to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Senate vote reaffirms a commitment to fight climate change. Taking leadership sometimes means saying "no".
House GOP Passes Bill Allowing Corporate-Linked Experts to Advise EPA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: environment, Ecology, Global warming, Law, Politics, Science, USA )

Stephen
- 11 hours ago - rt.com
The House of Representatives passed a bill that would make it harder for scientists to guide the Environmental Protection Agency and easier for those with financial links to corporations to sit on the advisory panel.
Turley Joins Republican Challenge To Obama's Lawlessness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, amnesty, Turley, Obama, lawsuit )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - news.investors.com
"Professor Turley is widely regarded as a champion of the rule of law, and his stated positions in many cases and his self-proclaimed "socially liberal agenda"," This is HUGE for the GOP and Americans!
How Police Use Military Tactics to Quash Dissent - Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, war, usa, media, military, ethics, crime, dishonesty, police, freedoms, culture, rights )

Wild
- 59 minutes ago - alternet.org
Police have militarized from boots to brainstem.
BREAKING! Albert Woodfox's Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous 5th Circuit Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, elections, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, news, politics, usa, u.s., SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

Angola
- 16 minutes ago - angola3news.blogspot.com
We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady's 2013 ruling overturning Albert's conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision. Though the courts have finally ruled in the...
Congress's "Rocket Scientist" to Take Helm of World's Largest Science Organization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, technology, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, congress, Rocket Scientist, Rush Holt, physicist, AAAS, American Association for the Advancement )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Rush Holt, a physicist and Democratic congressman from New Jersey, was named today as CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a nonprofit that promotes science and publishes the Science family of journals.
Do Wars Really Defend AmericaâEUR(TM)s Freedom?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, war, freedoms, constitution )

Iohn Jame
- 13 hours ago - laprogressive.com
America's wars have defended America's freedom. But the historical record doesn't bear out this contention. In fact, over the past century, U.S. wars have triggered major encroachments upon civil liberties.
Why the US Has Not Made More Progress in Moving to a Renewable Energy Future âEUR" a Personal View - EnergyPost.EuEnergyPost.Eu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, ethics, government, u.s., usa, solar, Solar Power, Jimmy Carter )

Jessica
- 7 hours ago - energypost.eu
In 1978 a monumental multi-departmental study was submitted to President Carter concluding that "solar energy could make a significant contribution to U.S. energy supply by the end of this century".
   

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