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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 5/6/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 5 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Pat B Has a BIG Mouth ;-)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, awards )

- 5 hours ago -
Honoring the person, who posted the 78,000th comment at Politics Plus, the site where six of us publish the articles we alos share here.
Petition: Stop Alabama's Two New Attacks on Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, abortion clinics, veto request )

- 22 hours ago -
Alabama politicians are at it again in their relentless attack on access to abortion. They just passed two bills that would block access to abortion. Sign to ask the governor to veto the bills.
Clinton Campaign Made Payments to Hard Drive Destruction Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, hard drive destruction company )

- 22 hours ago -
The Clinton campaign did not return a request for comment about what documents it paid to have destroyed.
Reply to TomCat's Greeting (Well, Someone Had to Do I...)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday, spanish )

- 16 hours ago -
A post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. An expended holiday greeting. Photo is unrelated so as not to give away the punch line.
Find Out About the REAL Home Depot and How They Treat Their Employees!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, investing, investments, labor, politics, marketing, lies, usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', congress, military, supremecourt, propaganda, healthcare )

- 8 hours ago - f=3&sid=d04d0a4bacfa54186b9014bc8a362e3e http://w -managers-to-stop-bogus-firings-of-experienced-emp loyees/
Allow Cities To Ban Fracking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fracking )

- 21 hours ago -
Target: General public Goal: Let local communities decide whether to allow fracking within their borders.
Home Depot Uses Publicity to Hide Employee Abuses?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spying.corporate, employees, illegal, unethical, government, law )

- 14 hours ago - me-depot-to-stop-secretly-recording-employees-on-c onfidential-hotlins/
Friday Fun - Mic Drop Edition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jokes, Mic Drop, nutcracker, one-liners )

- 4 hours ago -
Another great post from SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. Picture is unrelated in order not to be a spoiler.
U.S. Diplomacy, Not Arms Sales, Needed in Middle East
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, United Church of Christ, faith-based organisations, appeal, diplomacy, development aid, justice, peace, military aid, arms sales, violent conflict, arms manufacturer industry, profits, violations of rights and international l )

- 4 hours ago -
UCC/partners calling for greater U.S. diplomatic & development spending in the ME - lifting the U.S. role as promoter of justice & peace in the region, a major shift away from military aid & arms sales that only prepare participants for violent conflict
Hillary and Trump Walk Into a Bar
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
Everything above is true. Yet she still gets the Democratic votes. How could there be that many stupid people in this country? Does anyone understand this? If not, I think were doomed! Hillarys capacity for corruption makes Nixon look like a Boy Scout
Neoconservativism in a Nutshell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, neoconservatism, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jim Lobe, Manicheanism, moral exceptionalism, benevolent Pax Americana, huge military budgets, Israel’s security, politics, power, moral exceptionalism )

- 1 day ago -
Zbigniew Brzezinski has sometimes observed that when neoconservatives talk about democratization, they usually mean destabilization.
7 Ways Trump Is About to Turn the GOP Into a National Freak Show
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, Presidential candidates, elections, political campaigns, Donald Trump )

- 21 hours ago -
Trump's political successes come from throwing out the rules, and saying what he pleases - now it's going to reflect on the party itself.
Bernie Sanders' Path To The Presidency Just Got Stronger
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, feel the Bern, news, politics, u.s. )

- 20 hours ago - shows that in a head to head match up with Trump, Bernie Sanders emerges as the hands down winner. Hillary, on the other hand, has been losing ground to Trump consistently; and with the departure of his last two opponents, Trump is poised to wrest
[Watch] Ron Paul Blasts The Two-Party System On Live TV
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
IâEUR(TM)ve never bought into this idea that the lesser of two evils is a good idea, he says.
Voting for Empire Is the Sole Option for Democrats and Republicans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, obama, Sanders, Clinton, Hillary Clinton, neo-liberal, conservatives, oligarchy )

- 8 hours ago -
Voting for Empire is the Sole Option for Democrats and Republicans
A Need to Clear Up Clinton Questions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago -
As the Democrats glumly line up for Hillary Clintons belated coronation, the risk remains of potential criminal charges over her Libyan testimony or her careless emails
Selected Articles: The Untold History of US War Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago -
Prof Peter Kuznick speaks of: the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagazaki; US crimes and lies behind the Vietnam war; why the US engaged a Cold War with the Soviet Union, and how that war and the mainstream media influences the world today
Someone Speaks the Truth
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, media, americans )

- 2 hours ago -
Director/ actor Rob Reiner says it like it is!

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