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FBI Investigates Democrat Wendy Davis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obamaadministration, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics, usa, Wendy Davis )

Carol
- 34 minutes ago - tpnn.com
More controversy is swirling around Democrat Wendy Davis's campaign to turn Texas blue by becoming the first Democrat governor of the Lone Star State in nearly 20 years. On Friday, The Daily Caller reported that Davis, who became a national media..
Scalia to Students on High Taxes: At a Certain Point, 'Perhaps You Should Revolt'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, freedoms, government, usa )

Carol
- 49 minutes ago - washingtontimes.com
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a group of law students that it might be a good idea to revolt if taxes become too high in the future.
Cold War Diplomacy Was Easier to Handle, Kerry Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Conflict, History, Russia, USA, Ukraine )

Ray
- 53 minutes ago - rt.com
The top US diplomat has complained that Cold War diplomacy was much easier to handle than the challenges he faces today. John Kerry said that even bad decisions in the past led to victories, which are harder to achieve in a multi-polar world.
Victory: Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, obama, obamaadministration, GoodNews, SupremeCourt, usa )

Carol
- 1 hour ago - tpnn.com
In a victory for states' rights supporters and those who oppose affirmative action laws, the Supreme Court upheld a Michigan ban on affirmative action on Tuesday, setting a precedent that protects state authority.
Triple Facepalm: Four Counties in Alabama Have More Active Voters Than Adult Residents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, lies, obama, politics, usa, fraud )

Carol
- 1 hour ago - ijreview.com
Four Alabama counties need to do some major work on their voter registration lists. In Lowndes, Greene, Macon and Wilcox Counties, the numbers of active voters are actually higher than the numbers of adults who reside there:
Tea Party Candidate Curt Clawson Wins Republican Primary to Replace Former Rep. Trey Radel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, democrats, elections, GoodNews, republicans, Tea Party )

Carol
- 1 hour ago - tampabay.com
WASHINGTON -- Curt Clawson, a businessman who was little known months ago in Southwest Florida, won a contentious GOP primary Tuesday to fill the U.S. House seat left open by the scandalous downfall of Trey Radel.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED! FREE American Journalist Simon Ostrovsky Held Captive in Eastern Ukraine By Russians!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, freedoms, democrats, terrorism, usa, crime, ethics )

Dragos
- 5 hours ago - yousign.org
Vice News reporter and American citizen, Simon Ostrovsky, is being held captive by pro-russian militias in Slovyansk, Eastern Ukraine. Basically he was being detained for asking uncomfortable questions at pro-russian forces.
Outrageous Florida Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: G.O.P. Bathroom Blocking in Florida )

Ashley
- 5 hours ago - miamiherald.com
It seems that in some parts of Florida, you will not be allowed to use the bathroom, while you wait in line. Keep in mind, in some areas of Florida, people can be waiting in line for 7 or more hours. Yep, the G.O.P. is trying to stop bathroom breaks!
Losing Their Unemployment Benefits Didn't Help These People Find Work
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, propaganda, politics, unemployment benefits, republicans, usa )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Since long-term federal benefits expired in December, some congressional Republicans have opposed reauthorizing the aid by arguing that former recipients will be more encouraged to find work without the help.
Huffington Post Uncritically Trumpets Obama-Republican Big Lie About the Syrian War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, propaganda, lies, iraq, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corruption, crime, cover-up, abuse, war, usa, military, obama, bush )

Wild
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
HuffPo buys into the questionable assumption that the sarin gas attack came from Syrian government forces instead of from jihadist rebels.(more lies for the preordained regime change policies as with all of the Axis of Evils we strategically attack)
Federal Agencies Express Concerns About Israel's Entry Into the Visa Waiver Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, freedom of movement, citizens, Arab Americans, Palestinians, checkpoints, abuses-harassment, Visa Waiver Program, media, intimidation, tourist visas, discrimination, Israeli )

Jess
- 6 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
In a State Department press briefing on Friday, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki again acknowledged Israel's pattern of discrimination against U.S. citizens
'Reckless and Irresponsible': Dem Maryland Gov. Candidate's Attack on His Iraq War Vet Opponent Backfires
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obamaadministration, americans, candidates, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, elections, ethics, government, propaganda, usa )

Carol
- 7 hours ago - theblaze.com
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland, has a public relations problem on his hands after he suggested his opponent, an Iraq war veteran, isn't qualified for a "real job."
Two Recent Cases That Demonstrate How Industry Is Trying to Eliminate Farm-to-Table Operations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm To Table )

Michael
- 8 hours ago - articles.mercola.com
Two years ago, a Michigan hog farmer sued the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for lost livelihood after it accused him of raising an "illegal" breed of swine
BLM Looks to Steal 90,000 Acres in Texas While Waiting for Bundy Ranch Story to Fade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, obamaadministration, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, news, politics, propaganda, usa )

Carol
- 8 hours ago - libertynews.com
The BLM's heavily armed attacks on the Bundy Ranch showed the world the agency isn't playing games. In fact, the federal government, through its powerful BLM, intends to control not only land currently under its domain, but new lands it hopes to steal..
Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Too Big To Jail? )

Michael
- 8 hours ago - commondreams.org
In fact, Gen. James Cartwright has not gone to jail and the above paragraph remains -- as yet -- a grim Washington fairy tale.
US 'Silently' Stripping Open Net Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Internet protections )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - commondreams.org
Ahead of global internet forum, activists say, 'Governments must consider the Internet as our common good, and protect it as such, with no compromise.
13 Things You Won't Believe The Man Who Could Be North Carolina's Next Senator Said (TEXT and VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Greg Brannon, republicans, propaganda, lies, ethics, elections, candidates, politics, dishonesty, government )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - buzzfeed.com
Greg Brannon is a doctor & former tea party activist running for Senate in North Carolina. Brannon, who is most likely headed for a Republican Senate primary run with North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis, led incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan.
Bureau of Prisons Throws CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou's Children Out of Visitors Room
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, corruption, government, torture, whistleblowing, retaliation )

Joanne
- 10 hours ago - dissenter.firedoglake.com
On Sunday April 13 his wife Heather, cousin Kip, and his "three younger children" drove 210 miles to visit him early in the morning ...
How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, temen, murder on demand )

David
- 10 hours ago - warincontext.org
Whenever President Obama orders summary executions through drone strikes, the easiest way of knowing that the CIA doesn't actually know who was killed is that the dead all carry the same name: 'militants'...
'Angry and Fiery' Hamza Preached Jihad, Court Is Told
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Islam, jihad, afghanistan, terrorism, preaching, mosques, hatred )

Beatrice
- 15 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The radical Islamic cleric accused of running a global terrorist network from his north London mosque would authorise followers to travel to Afghanistan to wage jihad if they demonstrated "good character and obedience", a US court was told
USA Economy as Bleak as It Was 5 Years Ago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, housing, jobs, labor, companies, corruption, greed, cover-up, dishonesty, elections, economy, congress, usa, healthcare )

Angelus
- 17 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
History wil bear out the economy has crashed since the late 1990s, and not 2008 as the media says. We have been in a depression since the late 1990s... longer than the Great Depression.We are in what might be called the "Greater Depression"
Will the U.S.Supreme Court Have the Courage to Uphold American Freedoms?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, spying, surveillance, constitution, cover-up, crime, cheney, congress, ethics, freedoms, usa, SupremeCourt, politics, propaganda, troops, military, media, Govtfearmongering, government, u.s., democrats, republicans, dishonesty )

Angelus
- 17 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
America has created entitiies it cannot control that have their own agendas. If the Supreme Court does not have the backbone to uphold freedoms earned for all americans, then we need an oversight agency to protect against abuses
Bring the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Under Proper Democratic Scrutiny
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporate Government, secret deal, undemocratic )

P.S.
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
The TTIP aims to create a single transatlantic market, in which all regulatory differences between the US and the EU are gradually removed. The problem is that it is being negotiated in secret. DEMAND DEMOCRACY & SIGN PETITION NOW!
Ten Years Later: Questions Still Surround Pat Tillman's Death
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pat Tillman, Afghanistan, Friendly Fire, NFL Football Player, Army Ranger, Questions, Accountability, Closure, US, Cover-Up )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
"The questions surrounding both the death of Pat Tillman, as well the response by the United States government to the news, has simply never been answered."
Chelsea Manning Lawyers Interviewed In Depth On Appeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chelsea Manning, Bradley Manning, Appeal, Rejected, War on Whistleblowers, Wikileaks, Obama Administration, War, Military, Clemency )

Brian
- 1 day ago - popularresistance.org
"The case of Chelsea Manning is back in the spotlight. Last week, a U.S. Army general rejected Manning's request for clemency, thereby upholding her 35-year prison sentence."
BP Gets An Anniversary Gift From the Obama Administration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Oil Disaster, Spill, Oil, Energy, Energy Policy, Obama Administration, EPA, anniversary of accident )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"You wouldn't think that the London-based company that spilled the oil would get an anniversary gift from the federal government. But the Environmental Protection Agency has just given BP a big one. The EPA ruled that the corporation could start..."
The Meritocracy Myth: How the Super-Rich Really Make Their Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Meritocracy, Myth, Upper Class, Elites, Investing in Failure, Food prices, Mortgage Failures, Class War, Exploitation, Income Inequality, Destabilized Economy, Working Class, Oppression )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"Warren Buffett once claimed that the "genius of the American economy, our emphasis on a meritocracy and a market system and a rule of law has enabled generation after generation to live better than their parents did." So much for quaint notions.
Think Tank: Boeing Tries to Buy the White House 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Election 2016, Corporate Corruption, Boeing, Hillary Clinton, Democracy, Abby Martin, Breaking The Set, Sam Sacks, Campaign Financing, Corporate Agenda )

Brian
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
"Abby Martin speaks with RT political commentator, Sam Sacks, discussing how Boeing and Hilary Clinton have had a very close and beneficial relationship, and why it will continue for years to come."
Toxics Across America: 120 Hazardous, Unregulated Chemicals in the U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, news )

David
- 1 day ago - globalresearch.ca
Most Americans assume that somebody is regulating these chemicals to make sure we're safe. In fact, thanks to gaping loopholes in federal law, officials are virtually powerless to limit even chemicals--such as those featured in the report...
 

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