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US Politics & Gov't

Do Your Job Congress - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Petition, Do Your Job, hurt economy, do nothing, work for the people )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Republican Congress has vowed to do nothing every since President Obama was elected. Their tactics have shut down the government, delayed the return of a strong economy, and hurt the American people.
Protect FDA Drug Safety Laws PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, interesting, humans, health, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, americans, abuse, corporate, corruption, consumers, disease, healthcare, drugs, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks )

Robert
- 8 hours ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
Colorado Voters to Weigh in on Labeling Genetically Modified Ingredients
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, voters, economy, elections, democrats, republicans, politics )

Heidi
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
We in Colorado get to decide on labels! We get to do what politicians could not do.
U.S. Military Bans The Intercept
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Military, The Intercept, censorship )

Judy
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
The U.S. military is banning and blocking employees from visiting The Intercept in an apparent effort to censor news reports that contain leaked government secrets.
90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Hedy Epstein, Arrested in Ferguson Protest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tikkun, Human Rights, Hedy Epstein, Ferguson, protests, arrested )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others.
Anti-Occupation Activists in New York Blast United Jewish Appeal for Supporting Attacks on Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BDS, JVP. freedoms, end all US aid to ISRAEL, END THE OCCUPATION-WAR ON gAZA-SIEGE 201, death, children, laws of war violations, BDS, Americans, constitution, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, news, propaganda, war, congress, terrorism )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Members of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) gathered outside the offices of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies in New York today, criticizing the group's support for Israel's policy towards Gaza, including the blockade
â-¶ Noam Chomsky (Aug 7, 2014)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gaza, Palestine, israel, USA, zionsm, supremacism, racism, nationalism, naZionsm, occupation, settlements, blockade, genocide, ethnic cleansing, propaganda, LIES, hasbara, crime, activism, boycott, divestment, USraHell )

El
- 4 hours ago - youtube.com
DN! - Prof. Chomsky on the "newest -- even more cruel than the previous ones -- episodes of Israel's periodic campaigns of ""MOWING THE LAWN"" without even anything resembling a credible pretext.. shooting fish in the barrel to keep the animals quiet ..."
Texas Governor Perry Pleads Not Guilty to Abusing Power
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Republican, Abuse, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry has pleaded not guilty to charges he abused his power in an attempt to pressure a Democratic political adversary to resign.
Israeli Ship Prevented From Entering California Port By Activists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israeli ship, California activists, AMERICAN TAXPAYERS, END THE OCCUPATION OF pALESTINE-SIEGE-WA, NOW!, USA, END ALL AID TO ISRAEL, BDS, goodnews, congress, lies, media, news, obama, terrorism, war, cover-up, Govtfearmongering, elections, propag )

Jess
- 1 day ago - english.pnn.ps
Five thousand demonstrators at the seaport of Oakland in California in the USA prevented "Israeli" ship ,for the second consecutive day, from unloading its cargo
Justice Ginsburg: Ferguson Exposes Lingering Racial Tensions the Supreme Court Has Ignored
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Justice Ginsburg, racism, Supreme Court, sadness, politics, government, ethics, corruption, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - rawstory.com
The 81-year-old justice spoke to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about her disappointment in the lack of racial progress in the U.S. and that the Court -- which was "once a leader in the world at rooting out racial injustice" -- struck down key...
VIDEO - Oxfam Urges World to Suspend Arms Sales to Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: end all US arms transfers-military aid t, human rights, freedoms, suffering, lift the blockade, HumanRights, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, Obama, news, military, media, usa, congress, economy, corruption, freedoms, terrorism, politics )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - presstv.ir
Thursday, Oxfam called for the suspension of transferring arms to Israel as they could be used to violate international humanitarian law.
Obama Action on Immigration Could Affect Midterms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, democrats, republicans, obama, immigration, senate, house, congress, 2016 Election, usa )

Frank
- 2 hours ago - azcentral.com
"President Barack Obama is getting ready to act alone on immigration reform, just weeks before this year's congressional midterm elections."-azcentral.com
US Top Brass: Striking Syria Back on the Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS militants, Syria, Iraq, middle-east, US, military, government, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - commondreams.org
At a press briefing at the Pentagon on Thursday, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said his determination is that the only way to adequately defeat the ISIS militants in Iraq is by expanding military operations--including...
The Empire of Hypocrisy: Those Who Care About Peace and Justice Needs to Challenge the Lies of the War Machine.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Foreign Policy, Obama, War Monger, Military Industrial Complex, American Imperialism, Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, Yazidis, Iraq, ISIS, Hypocricy )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - socialistworker.org
"In the end, the main difference between the Palestinians and the Yazidis is that one group is being bombed by a U.S. ally and the other group is being menaced by a U.S. enemy."
VIDEO - James Foley's Brother: The U.S. Could Have Done More for Jim
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, James Foley, brother, u.s., usa, war, hostages, Islamic militant group terrorism, obama )

Lone
- 56 minutes ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The brother of American journalist James Foley said Friday morning that the U.S. government could have done more to attempt to free his brother and other American hostages from the Islamic militant group ISIL.
For Many Politicians, Ferguson Isn't Happening
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Institutional Racism, Police Brutality, Murder, #HandsUpDontShoot, Election 2016, Presidential Candidates, Hillary Clinton, Paul Ryan, Elizabeth Warren, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Democrats, Republicans, Two Party Establishment )

Brian
- 49 minutes ago - thenation.com
"Most of the candidates likely to contend for the presidency in 2016 have been silent. Hillary Clinton, who has been eager in recent weeks to opine extensively on national issues as she embarked on a book tour, has acted as if the situation isn't..."
3 Ways America Enables Slaughter in Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, propaganda, lies, obama, media, abuse, crime, cover-up, war, politics, elections, economy, military )

Wild
- 20 minutes ago - alternet.org
The U.S. government plays a central role in perpetuating the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
   

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