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US Politics & Gov't

The HIll: GMO Bill Intensifies Federal Food Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Agriculture, Farming, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Labeling, Congress, Bill )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - thehill.com
"That would mean 70 to 80 percent of food they eat would have a GMO label on it. We typically label the exception not the rule. When you go into the grocery store you don't see products labeled not organic."--Denzel McGuire
Personal Update - 3/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
Personal Update - 3/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
Army Apologizes to Troops Exposed to US-Designed Chemical Weapons in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chemicalweapon exposure, american chemicals, army, purple heart, government )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
After being exposed to potentially lethal amounts of sulfur mustard and sarin gas, US troops often received inadequate medical treatment, gag orders, and found themselves ineligible for Purple Heart medals.
Register To Vote ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: register to vote, voting registration form, US politics, party affiliation, politics, americans )

Nancy
- 23 hours ago - vote411.org
Register or make changes to your info and/or affiliation...I did!
TAKE ACTION: Help Shine a Light on Big Oil's Pollution of Our Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, usa, americans )

Dogan
- 16 hours ago - action.foe.org
Last week, Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for President âEUR" meaning weâEUR(TM)re off to the races for the 2016 election. And this one is set to be dominated by Big Polluters unlike any other before it.
Hundreds Rally Against Indiana Law, Say It's Discriminatory
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, religious freedom law, protests, LGBT, separation of church and state, discrimination )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.
A Big Money Birthday
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: McCutcheon, political contributions, petitions )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - facebook.com
April 2 is the1st anniversary of the McCutcheon decision, which allowed donors to pour even more money into our political process. But President Obama can do something to help stem the tide of big money politics, by requiring federal contractors to...
Wyden Shows Connection Between Rigged Trade and Rigged Government - NationofChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, politics, obama, abuse, media, democrats, republicans, usa, corporate, economy, dishonesty, money, business, law )

Wilde
- 11 hours ago - nationofchange.org
A week of actions took place in order to convince Sen. Ron Wyden to not co-sponsor fast track with Sen. Orrin Hatch. Unfortunately, what was discovered was a secretly negotiated fundraiser for a secretly negotiated corporate agreement.
Experts: New Mexico Oil Patch Could Lose 2,000 Jobs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy policy, energy, budget, business, Business News, oil industry, oil, politics, Politics News, economy, money, banking, news, newmexico, environment, technology, jobs, science, Democrats, republicans )

Will
- 16 hours ago - hosted.ap.org
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The downturn in the oil and gas industry could cost New Mexico around 2,000 jobs, according to estimates from officials with the state Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. The number of drill rigs operating in
Maryland Senate Race: Israel Divides Liberal Van Hollen and Edwards
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maryland, Americans, Israel, middle-east, government, elections, politics, democrats, republicans, ethics )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - theguardian.com
The impending retirement of the stalwart Democrat Barbara Mikulski means Maryland has only its second open Senate seat in three decades. There is no clear successor.
April 2nd Rallies to Ask Obama to Shine the Light on Corporate Corruption of Our Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protests, demonstrations, McCutcheon, actions, dirty money, campaign contributions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - getmoneyoutaction.org
We are ramping up the campaign to encourage Obama to do so culminating in nationwide rallies on April 2 âEUR" the year anniversary of the McCutcheon Supreme Court ruling that further put our democracy up for sale.
Yucca Site Seen Gaining in Opponent Reid's 2016 Senate Departure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Politics, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Waste Storage, Yucca Mountain, Sen. Harry Reid, Retirement )

Brian
- 14 hours ago - bloomberg.com
"Senate Democrats who were less likely to back the proposed waste site 90 miles north of Las Vegas with Reid in charge may feel free to do so."
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FORGIVE? PT 1.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: culture, ethics, religion, rights, politics, society, corruption, crime, education, lies, media, dishonesty, crime )

David
- 13 hours ago - searchingforreason.net
A LOOK AT THE CONCEPT OF "FORGIVENESS."
CFR Admits Spending Millions to Confuse Public About Geoengineering
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, cover-up )

Earths
- 11 hours ago - asheepnomore.net
First of all, of course, there is a lot of money getting spent to make sure that a very substantial portion of the public stays totally confused about this
In 2012, Ted Cruz Said Spanish Speakers Live in "Language Ghetto:" Now He Wants Their Votes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ted Cruz, Republican, Teabagger, Campaign, Latino Vote )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - latinorebels.com
The same week Texas senator Ted Cruz launched his presidential campaign for 2016, his campaign also released a Spanish-language campaign that loudly screams his family's immigrant background and plays up his Cuban and Latino roots.
   

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