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US Politics & Gov't

Why This Century-Old Cartoon Could Have Been Printed Yesterday
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, republicans )

Abe
- 1 hour ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com
A cartoon from the 1912 presidential campaign depicts the Republican party's relationship with special interests and corporate monopolies.
Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is Damning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, republicans, usa, media, ethics )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - motherjones.com
McConnell claims he led a 1995 investigation against a GOP senator accused of sexual misconduct. Actually, he took steps to keep it quiet
These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana legalization, Marijuana Legalization, politics, government, news, usa )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here's the likely road ahead for legal marijuana:
Urge Bernie Sanders to Run for President in 2016, as a Democrat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016 )

Ashley
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this petition to urge Bernie Sanders to run as a Democrat for the 2016 Presidential race. http://www.thenation.com/blog/178717/bernie-sa nders-i-am-prepared-run-president-united-states#
Winding Down the Long Ago Abandoned Missions and Troops Sent, War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, military, troops, war, iraq, ethics, elections )

James
- 5 hours ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
The logistics of moving a military back home are pretty crazy. April 19, 2014 - As Afghans await the results of the April 5 presidential election, another historic transition is taking place -- the full withdrawal of international coalition forces from
Lies My Country Told Me - Voter Suppression - State By State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, government, ethics, republicans, propaganda, democrats )

Fred
- 7 hours ago - tobtr.com
Join Fred and Marg on BTR's Lies My Country Told Me on Saturday April 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST, 1:00 CST, 12:00 pm MST, 11:00 am PST and 3:00 pm AST. Join us in the chatroom, or call in with your opinion @ 347-677-1814.
Hillary Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty To Illegal Contributions Scheme
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, Hillary Clinton usa )

Carol
- 9 hours ago - theuspatriot.com
On Thursday, Sant Chatwal, a 70-year-old New York hotel magnate, pled guilty in federal court on Thursday to witness tampering and making over $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions during the 2008 presidential campaign.
Analysis: US Taxpayers and Palestine's Forced Dependency on Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, usa, stop all US MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL, Palestinian landtheft, occupation, settlements, illegal, crimes against humanity, IRS, Israel Int'l Law violations, economy, US TAXPAYERS, $3.1 billion in military aid to Israel a )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
Meanwhile, we Americans are obliged to give the Israeli government $3.1 billion in military aid each year even though Israel is among the world's wealthiest nations and doesn't need our tax dollars.
Krugman: Worried About Oligarchy? You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Krugman, Oligarchy, Wealthy Elites, Democracy, Corruption )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
"When you have a few people who are so wealthy that they can effectively buy the political system, the political system is going to tend to serve their interests."
Study Finds Only The Wealthy Get Represented In The Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Senate, Corruption, Democracy, Oligarchy, Wealthy Elites, Class War, Two Party Sham, Working Class )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - popularresistance.org
"Members of the U.S. Senate do not respond equally to the views of all their constituents....Senators overall represent their wealthiest constituents, while those on bottom of the economic rung are neglected."
Thousands March Across West Bank, Gaza to Mark Prisoners Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: peace negotiations, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Israeli sabotage, lies, end all us military aid to Israel, Int'l Las, violations, crimes against humanity, Palestinian Prisoners Day, demonstrations, congress, usa, release, Israel, Palestinian prisoners )

Jess
- 12 hours ago - maannews.net
The demonstrations took place amid a major row with Israel over its failure to release a batch of prisoners held for more than twenty years as previously agreed upon as a part of ongoing peace negotiations.
A New Settlement Is Born in Hebron
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Aid to Israel, end all us miltary aid to israel, LANDTHEFT, illegal occupation of Palestine-West Ban, thievery, Israeli crimes against humanity, BDS, settlements, illegal, apartheid regime, sraeli land-property seizure, evictions, racism, zionism )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - 972mag.com
As peace talks teeter, three families move into what will be the first new settlement in Hebron since the 1980s - with the full support and blessing of the army.
Syngenta's Next Target: Jackson County, Oregon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syngenta )

Michael
- 1 day ago - panna.org
Last week, Swiss-based pesticide corporation Syngenta dumped tens of thousands of dollars into a county election in Southern Oregon. Sound familiar?
Unconstitutional': Judge Strikes Down Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Dakota )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
The court was correct to call this law exactly what it is: a blatant violation of the constitutional guarantees afforded to all women," says reproductive rights group
Video - Israeli Con Game Soon to Be Over: Mark Dankof
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, stop all US military aid to Israel, billions of taxpayer dollars for Israel, illegal settlements, ethnic cleansing, Palestinian lands, Int'l Laws, violations, zionism, peace, wall, landthefts, blackmail the US, congress, obama, freedoms )

Jess
- 1 day ago - presstv.ir
"We're also dealing with the circumstance where the American people are suffering. The fact of the matter is that when we look at the billions of dollars that the United States has ..
Justice Stevens: The Five Extra Words That Can Fix the Second Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, constitution, ethics, abuse, violence, gun abuse, government, politics, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, crime )

Michael
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
essay is excerpted from Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' new book, "Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution." It is unlikely in the NRA -owned US legislature, that such a simple clarification will happen.
   

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