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US Politics & Gov't

"Food Chains" Looks at the Real Cost of Your Cheap Tomatoes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: documentary, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, ag workers, humans, abuse, "Fair Food" label, protection, family, food )

Dee
- 31 minutes ago - motherjones.com
Food Chains opens at the break of dawn, as tomato pickers in Immokalee, Florida, hustle onto buses and out to the fields where they spend long hours trying to pick enough fruit to survive. Late in the evening they return to cramped trailers...
Death Wears Bunny Slippers - Mother Jones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, war, usa, military, ethics )

Wild
- 2 hours ago - motherjones.com
Hanging out with the disgruntled guys who babysit our aging nuclear missiles--and hate every second of it.
The Pentagon's Slush Fund Continues to Raise Eyebrows - Nukes of Hazard Blog
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, military, media, politics, obama, troops, war, usa, dishonesty, congress, abuse )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - nukesofhazardblog.com
It was a strong start earlier this year, when President Obama made a budget request for the Pentagon that was finally in line with the law of the land--the Budget Control Act (BCA). But that's ancient history The President's original request came in just
Unconditional Support for Israel?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: occupation of Palestine, social justice and equal opportunity, human rights, judaism, israel lobby, AIPAC, USA, Americans, world opinion, US Aid to Israel, fearmongering, lies, cover-up, freedoms, congress, constitution, terrorism )

Jess
- 4 hours ago - counterpunch.org
I am a journalist based in Toronto Canada. I was born in Iran to Iraqi Jewish parents who immigrated to Israel in the mid 1950s. I emigrated from Israel.
Benghazi the Zombie Lie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: benghazi, zombie lie )

Ashley
- 4 hours ago - rawstory.com
A two year Republican investigation has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees. Further elaboration in comment section.
Colbert Makes Us Laugh Bo Deedel Makes Us Go WTF!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fox, Nazi's, Treason, insane, republicans, abuse, americans )

Jason
- 5 hours ago - bradblog.com
Fox is just treasonously insane!
U.S. House Intel Committee Report Finds BENGHAZI! 'Scandal' Not Actually a Scandal At All Who Knew?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi coup, republicans, lies, corruption, bushadministration, cheney, crime, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, americans, government, propaganda, goodnews )

Jason
- 5 hours ago - bradblog.com
..CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack...no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees
"Barbaric Beyond Measure," NY Times Ediorial About Albert Woodfox's Four Decades in Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, news, politics, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, u.s., usa, war )

Angola
- 7 hours ago - nytimes.com
NYT: "Even comparatively brief solitary confinement can cause severe mental and emotional trauma; a United Nations expert has said that more than 15 days may amount to torture. When it is imposed for more than 40 years, it is barbaric beyond measure."
Officer's Errant Shot Kills Unarmed Brooklyn Man
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, usa, news, interesting, humans, freedoms, ethics, killed, unnarmed, brooklyn, accidental, Louis H. Pink Houses )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - nytimes.com
The officer and his partner were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York when the man was shot, and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the shooting was accidental.
Boehner: House GOP Files Obamacare Suit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, humans, ethics, republicans, democrats, healthcare, politics, John Boehner, ObamaCare, GOP, unconstitutional, lawsuit )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.
Republicans Confront Own Worst Enemy on Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, obama, media, freedoms, immigration, republicans, democrats, congress )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Just two weeks ago, Republicans handed President Obama a humiliating defeat at the polls, winning full control of Congress. But already, party leaders fear that the conservative uproar over the president's immigration actions will doom any hopes for a. .
Obama Launches His Sales Pitch on Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, society, politics, usa, government, freedoms, congress, republicans, democrats, obama, immigration, President Obama )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
LAS VEGAS - Less than 24 hours after announcing executive actions to overhaul the nation's immigration system, President Obama came here to sell the plan for the first time, calling the current system unfair and in need of a major fix.
ISIS Terrorists Targeting US Military and Law Enforcement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: air force, army, coast guard, iraq, ISIL, ISIS, military news, Syria, terrorists, Pentagon )

Lance
- 13 hours ago - builtusa.com
Warnings about ISIS terrorists targeting U.S. Military members and law enforcement officers were issued by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Civilians who work in the Pentagon were also warned of possible attacks by ISIS terrorists.
Russia Warned U.S. About Military Arms to Ukraine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: arms, joe biden, kiev, military aid, NATO, Russia, Vice President, military news )

Lance
- 13 hours ago - builtusa.com
Russia warned U.S. about providing arms to Ukraine just before US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev.
In Secret, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Pres. Obama, Afghanistan, Pentagon, Taliban, Pres. Hamid Karzai, Pres. Ashraf Ghani, Afgan combat 2015, Operation Resolute Support, NATO Allies )

Judy
- 20 hours ago - nytimes.com
A senior military officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military's role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.
Majority of Americans Against the Government Providing Healthcare: Gallup Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, government, obama, ObamaCare )

Angela
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
The majority of Americans do not believe that it is the United States government's duty to provide healthcare for all of its citizenry, according to a Gallup poll report on Thursday. It is the third year straight that Gallup has come up with these results
Release the Torture Report Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Chrissy
- 1 day ago - releasethetorturereport.com
Release the Torture Report Now! please sign and share
Parents Mourning After Mentally Ill Son Is Shot to Death By Police, Son Was Decorated Veteran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - filmingcops.com
Police shot and killed a disoriented Iraq veteran who briefly mistook a neighboring apartment for his own, a federal complaint alleges.
Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, soldiers, military, Republicans, bills )

Freya
- 1 day ago - businessinsider.com
Veterans organizations are not happy with U.S. Senate Republicans today, after a bill to expand health care and education programs for veterans failed to gain enough support to move forward, Reuters reports.
Kucinich: Weary Nation 'Must Not Cede to Forces of Destruction'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Solutions, U.S., Nonviolence, US Military, Democracy, Dennis Kucinich )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Former congressman says that despite grim political realities, a new paradigm is still possible for those willing to fight for it
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
- 1 day 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...
   

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