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US Politics & Gov't

Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes - NationofChange Medea Benjamin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, abuse, military, propaganda, lies, media, war, troops, politics, crime, corruption, congress, constitution, economy, dishonesty )

Wild
- 4 hours ago - nationofchange.org
But when it comes to budgeting, the concept lingers on. "Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you." Every taxpayer, business, and government agency in America is supposed to be able to pass a financ
My Father Was Killed By a Computer, Says 7-Year-Old Afghan Child - Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, abuse, lies, propaganda, military, terrorism, usa, dishonesty, ethics, crime, war, obama )

Wild
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
If Imal were a white American kid, this drone strike tragedy would not have befallen his father.
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - ibtimes.com
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, Economy, U.S., Pentagon )

Judy
- 9 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you."
Huge Corporation Paying to Influence Local Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, Citizens United, money, USA, Big Oil, California, govenment )

Anne
- 9 hours ago - richmondconfidential.org
"moving Forward" money from Chevron is trying to tell folks how to vote. "committees spent about $1.3 million between Aug. 15 and Sept. 29" in Richmond California, USA supporting one slate and opposing other candidates. where is liberty?
Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Blackwater, Iraq, Erik Prince, Blackwater guilty verdicts )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - firstlook.org
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
A Hispanic Man Delivers Absentee Ballots, and Now Conservatives Want Him Dead (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Arizona, elections, government, republicans, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives are outraged over what they claim, mistakenly, to be evidence of massive voter fraud being perpetrated in Arizona, The Daily Dot reports.Despite the outrage from conservative sites, Marine was not behaving illegally when he delivered the...
A Left-Wing Alternative for Oakland Mayor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elections 2014, Oakland, California, Mayorial Election, Dan Siegel, Progressive, Left, People's Candidate )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"Dan Siegel deserves the support of voters in Oakland who want a radical choice to the left of the Democratic Party for mayor"
Whistleblowers: IRS Officials Behind "Fraudulent" Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, Tax Fraud, Corporate Tax Giveaway, Billions of Dollars, Whistleblower, Jane J. Kim )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - rawstory.com
" Jane J. Kim, an attorney in the IRS Office of the Chief Counsel in New York, accused IRS executives of "deliberately" facilitating multi-billion dollar tax giveaways. "
4 Former Blackwater Guards Guilty in 2007 Baghdad Killings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, republicans, Govtfearmongering, crime, ethics, iraq, lies, dishonesty, usa )

James
- 11 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad.
The United States of Apathy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago - wakeup-world.com
There have never before been so many people so apathetic to the exploitation going on around them, and the evil perpetuated against humanity has never been so extensive.
US Government Sanitizes Vietnam War History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda, Brainwashing, Indoctrination, Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - truth-out.org
The Pentagon plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by launching a $30 million program to rewrite and sanitize its history.
10 Things About The U.S. News Media That They Do Not Want You To Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media, Propaganda )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - theeconomiccollapseblog.com
Do you trust the news media? Do you believe that the information that they are giving you is true and accurate? If you answered yes to either of those questions, that places you in a steadily shrinking minority.
Land of the Free 1 in 3 Americans Are on File With the FBI in the U.S. Police State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - libertyblitzkrieg.com
The sickening transformation of these United States into an authoritarian police state with an incarceration rate that would make Joseph Stalin blush
European Court of Human Rights * Poland * CIA's Network of âEURoeBlack Sites
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, ethics, Govtfearmongering, government, crime, constitution, republicans, politics )

James
- 14 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Poland's chief prosecutor said on Tuesday that Poland plans to challenge a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights that the country hosted a secret CIA jail on its soil.
Amnesty International: US Super-Max Security Prisons Must Be Opened Up for UN Scrutiny!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, Convention Against Torture, CAT, longterm, indefinite, solitary confinement, Amnesty International, Amnesty report, Entombed: Isolation, US Prison System, access, scrutiny, Special Rapporteur on Torture, human rights groups )

LucyKalei
- 14 hours ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
UN Committee Against Torture to review US govt under the Convention Against Torture. External scrutiny essential 1st step to ending cruel & inhumane practice of long-term isolation of prisoners in breach of internat'l law, but access denied UN & hr orgs
FOX Sets Veterans Issues Policy 'Chickhawk' GOPer's Run With It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, republicans, ethics, media, propaganda )

James
- 17 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
A Republican congressional candidate in Oregon appears to have plagiarized her plan for veterans from a Fox News article about proposed changes to the troubled Veterans Affairs health care.
Birmingham Police Officer Charged With First-Degree Rape in Alabaster | AL.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - al.com
US Alabama paedophile also on child sex charges.
Sarah Palin Is One Smart Cookie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sarah Palin, PAC, abuse, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, lies, news, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Laura
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
"...she's convinced the uniformed fucks who watch Fox news to fund her lavish, rock and roll lifestyle"
Man Who Believes God Speaks to Us Through "Duck Dynasty" Is About to Be Texas' Second-in-Command
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, Dan Patrick, religion, Republicans, nut jobs, crazies, Duck Dynasty, separation of church and state )

Freya
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
As a Texas state senator, Dan Patrick has conducted himself in a manner consistent with the shock jock he once was. Patrick--who is now the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor--has railed against everything from separation of church and state to...
Nine Arrested in Eau Claire Child Sex Trafficking Ring
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, government, lies, media, news, propaganda, socialsecurity, usa )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - jsonline.com
US paedophiles. Wisconsin. They posed as children on the internet.
The Progressive Face of a Regressing Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Progressive Face, Democrats, Regressive Party, Toxic Capitalists, Corporate Shills, Endless War, Economic Injustice, Liberal Rhetoric, Republican Policies, Two Party Sham, The Left Betrayed )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"She's one of the only leading figures in the party to criticize Obama from the left. In an interview with Thomas Frank in Salon, Warren declared: "They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs."
Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Defense Department, Climate Change, National Security Threat, Climate Wars, Resource Wars, Military )

Brian
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
"In one of its strongest statements yet on the need to prepare for climate change, the Defense Department today released a report that says global warming "poses immediate risks to US national security" and will exacerbate national security threats..."
   

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