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US Politics & Gov't

Donald Trump Is Heading to Court to Fight the Wind Farm Ruining His View
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, angry Americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies, republicans, Trump )

- 18 hours ago -
n case you were worried that Donald Trump was too busy with his presidential run to be concerned about the view on his mega-luxury golf course in Scotland, fear not. The Donald is heading to the UK to battle it out...
Guns In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, GOP Lies, Gun Control, InsaniTEA, mass shootings, Obama )

- 5 hours ago -
On 02/10/2015, I did a piece called Under the Gun in which I didn't even scratch the surface of mass shootings, in the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting. I also looked at some of the reactions of Congress members.
TAKE ACTION: US Congress: Stop the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, TPP Trade Deal, democracy, public interest )

- 1 day ago -
As concerned global citizens, we call on you to vote no on the the Trans-Pacific Partnership and to reject any plans that limit our governments' power to regulate in the public interest. The TPP is a threat to democracy
Afghan Troop Deadline Extended Again: Guess Why?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, troops, special interests, defense, corporation bottom line, lies, war )

- 22 hours ago -
When these troops are drawn, as they inevitably will be, into deadly combat, what exactly will they be sacrificing their lives for: the defense of liberty in the name of US security or the fattening of some corporationâEUR(TM)s bottom line? Link to map inside.
Tamir Rice Shooting Justified, Say Expert Reports, as Grand Jury Process Continues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tamir Rice. US policing, Ohio, Cleveland )

- 1 day ago -
Two outside experts have said a policeman was justified in shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who had a pellet gun, because he legitimately believed the boy posed a threat.
5 Depressing Things To Expect If A GOP President And Congress Win in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans, elections )

- 1 day ago -
If Republicans win in 2016, expect the worst. And if we let this happen after seeing what they did the last time we had a GOP president and Congress, 2001-2006, know that we deserve it.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, ethics, government, interesting, society, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, propaganda, political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, Amnesty International )

- 13 hours ago -
On Monday, at the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and Defense of Life, Bolivian President Evo MoralesâEUR"joined by Vice President Linera, Chancellor Choquehuanca, and Ambassador CaceresâEUR"acknowledged Leonard Peltier as a defender of Indigenous
10 Immigration Questions for the Democratic Debate, Part I
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, SupremeCourt, congress, economy, elections, ethics, government, news, obama, politics, usa, immigration )

- 8 hours ago -
It is well understood that the candidates largely support legalizing illegal immigrants, so spending too much time on that question is unwarranted when their opinions on the topics below remain unclear.
HaâEUR(TM)Aretz and New York Times Whitewash Deadly Airstrike on Sleeping Gaza Family
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, new york times whitewash, Gaza City, Gaza, Hassan family, Israeli missile, ICC, world, end U.S. aid to Israel, end the siege of Gaza-occupation, news, world, media, usa )

- 11 hours ago -
Israeli missile struck meters away from the Hassan family home south of Gaza City, destroying the shoddy structure and crushing the sleeping family inside.
The U.S. Government Supplied ISISâEUR(TM) Iconic Pickup Trucks.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, news, cover-up )

- 4 hours ago -
U.S. counter-terror officials have launched an investigation into how ISIS got so many of those identical Toyota pickup trucks which they use in their convoys..
Is Barack Obama Actually TRYING To Start World War III?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago -
At the end of the day, the U.S. supports just about anyone that wants to get rid of the Assad regime, and the Russians are working very hard to keep Assad in power. Just like the civil war in Ukraine, the conflict in Syria is in great danger of being tra
Obama/UN Announce Global Police Force to Fight Extremism in U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago -
This amounts to nothing less than the overriding of American laws, up to and including the United States Constitution, in favor of United Nations laws that would henceforth be implemented in the United States itself without any consultation of Congress
America Has Become What the Founders Sought to Destroy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
Today, we have utterly abandoned the principles articulated by Sullivan that America was founded on and returned to the system of unaccountable, absolute rulers the founding generation fought to free itself from.
Empire or Humanity? What the Classroom DidnâEUR(TM)t Teach Me About the American Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
With an occupying army waging war in Iraq and Afghanistan, with military bases and corporate bullying in every part of the world, there is hardly a question any more of the existence of an American Empire. Indeed, the once fervent denials have turned into
How Do You Prepare a Child for Life in the American Police State?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
In an age dominated with news of school shootings, school lockdowns, police shootings of unarmed citizens (including children), SWAT team raids gone awry (leaving children devastated and damaged), reports of school resource officers tasering and shackling
On Building Armies (and Watching Them Fail)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
First came Fallujah, then Mosul, and later Ramadi in Iraq. Now, there is Kunduz, a provincial capital in northern Afghanistan. In all four places, the same story has played out: in cities that newspaper reporters like to call strategically important, se
The U.S. Government Supplied ISISâEUR(TM) Iconic Pickup Trucks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago -
The fact is the Toyotas were supplied by the US government to the Al Nusra Front as âEUR~non-lethal aidâEUR(TM) then âEUR~acquiredâEUR(TM) by ISIS.
Part 1 -The Importance of the Second Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago -
The Second Amendment is one of the most important rights we Americans have to protect our freedom, liberty, and insure the safety of our family and homes. It is not an issue of being part of a well regulated militia as some wish to use as a narrow defin

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 54 minutes ago -
It was more than enough to take on the military and private industry. I couldnâEUR(TM)t take on the Congress as well.
America Has REPEATEDLY Committed War Crimes By Bombing Civilians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 44 minutes ago -
The U.S. has also carried out numerous war crimes by killing civilians with drone strikes. This includes double tap strikes which target rescuers attempting to save those injured by drone strikes, and signature strikes that kill people whose identitie

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