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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 3/30/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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.
VIDEO: Richard Gere on Segregation in Hebron: It's Exactly Like the Old South
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Hebron, Richard Gere, Breaking the Silence, Israel, apartheid wall, racism, segregation-zionism, violence, settlementsnews, media, americans, usa, u.s., occupied Palestine, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east )

Jess
- 1 day ago - arabamerica.com
Its exactly what the Old South was in America. Blacks knew where they could go: they could drink from that fountain, they couldnt go over there, they couldnt eat in that place, the American actor tells
Devin Nunes Is Dangerous
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, obstruction of justice, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Representative Devin Nunes obviously fancies himself Jason Bourne. To sneak onto the White House grounds for that rendezvous with an unnamed source last week, he switched cars and ditched aides, vanishing into the night.
Sean Spicer Kiss of Death: Phenomenal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, incompetence to govern, corruption )

Rob
- 1 day ago - politico.com
The White House press secretary has a curious habit of deploying the adjective.
A Double Dose of Sam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, Samantha Bee, satire, videos )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
We Need the Truth About Trump and Russia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, house republican leaders, russia, House Intelligence committee, Independent Investigation, Russian government, americans, government, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell House Republican leaders: Remove Rep. Nunes as head of the House Intelligence Committee and ensure an independent investigation of TrumpâEUR(TM)s alleged ties to the Russian government.
Things Just Went From Bad to Worse for Devin Nunes and the White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The New York Times just reported that two White House officials helped provide Nunes with information that President Trump and his associates had been swept up in legal surveillance.
Kochs Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: koch corporatocracy, government, destruction )

Rob
- 1 day ago - billmoyers.com
A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely.
Trumps Business Network Reached Alleged Russian Mobsters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump administration, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - usatoday.com
President Trump and his properties have been linked to at least 10 wealthy former Soviet businessmen with alleged ties to criminal organizations and money laundering.
The Government Will Run Out of Funding in One Month and the Shutdown Talk Has Already Begun
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, republicans, congress )

Rob
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The government has been running on a continuing resolution from the previous administration.
House Panels Russia Probe Effectively Put on Hold
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obstruction of justice, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
The House Intelligence Committee probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, including potential ties between the Trump team and the Kremlin, is effectively on hold, after its chairman said the panel would not interview more witnesses.
House Republicans Reject Bids to Obtain Trump Tax Returns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obstruction of justice, republicans, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
A Republican-controlled congressional panel rejected a bid by Democrats on Tuesday to obtain President Donald Trumps tax returns.
Psychology: The Stanford Prison Experiment - BBC Documentary VIDEO (Warning: Contains Some Very Disturbing Footage)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dr Ziimbardo, University Of California, The Stanford Prison Experimant 1971 )

Rosie
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
A dramatic simulation study of the psychology of imprisonment and one of the best-known psychology experiments ever undertaken. Dr Zimbardo takes us to where healthy college students transform into unstable prisoners and brutal guards within days.
Enough of Russia! ThereâEUR(TM)s An Epidemic of Despair in the US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, media, propaganda, politics, lies, elections, economy, military, war, terrorism )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - counterpunch.org
If the left is waiting for Donald Trump to be impeached by the Republican Congress, then we need to take a collective deep breath and be ready to wait until hell freezes over. Trump-Russia ties are all the rage on nightly news programs and in the print me
The Long History of the U.S. Interfering With Elections Elsewhere
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The United States does have a well-documented history of interfering and sometimes interrupting the workings of democracies elsewhere. It has occupied and intervened militarily in a whole swath of countries in the Caribbean and Latin America and fomented
I Worked for Jared Kushner. HeâEUR(TM)s the Wrong Businessman to Reinvent Government.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, world, culture, ethics, abuse, violence, rights, politics, media, law, government, propaganda, business, Entrepreneurs, marketing, SustainableDevelopment, consumers )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
That moment in 2011 came back to me when the Trump administration announced this past week that Kushner would lead the newly created Office of American Innovation to "infuse fresh thinking" into government institutions by utilizing the hard-won knowledge
White House Invites House and Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders to Review New Documents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, ethics )

Rob
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Schiff stressed that this is not going to distract us from the Russia investigation. He said it is highly concerning to me that the invitation came on the same day as the Times report.
Al Qaeda Rebranding Serves US Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - landdestroyer.blogspot.com
The RAND Corporations recent piece titled, Al Qaeda in Syria Can Change Its Name, but Not Its Stripes, all but admits what was already suspected about designated terrorist groups operating in Syria that they are undergoing a transition in an attempt
Leftists, Dick Cheney, And Hillary Clinton Unite To Peddle Russia Hacking Narrative, Provoke New Cold War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago - activistpost.com
Over the last two decades, neo-con/neo-liberal policies have been introduced by both Republicans and Democrats. Now they combine to peddle Russia hacking
Americans Finally Waking Up, 60% Believe Mainstream Media Reports Fake News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Six in 10 Americans believe mainstream TV and newspaper media outlets report fake news regularly or occasionally, according to a new poll.
Why Has Trust in Media Collapsed? Look at Actions of WSJ, Yahoo, Business Insider and Slate.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago - theintercept.com
Outlets that refuse to correct documented falsehoods have no valid claim to credibility.
Russia Seeks Parity With US On Cyber-Power   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: russian connection, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
Rachel Maddow neatly ties the big picture together in this 20 minute segment on Russian interference in the election process, and US government.
Your Browser History Can Now Be Sold Without Your Consent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, media, politics, internet history, ISP´s, business, privacy, spying, surveillance, orwellian nightmare for profit )

Ricardo
- 1 hour ago - technocracy.news
Corporate tracking of your online activity is about to get even more invasive. Internet service providers will soon be automatically able to collect information on browsing habits, health information, and other sensitive data from its users after...
Congress Just Voted to Revoke Your Internet Privacy Rights to Increase Corporate Profits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, media, politics, SupremeCourt, internet privacy rights, internet history, ISP`s, profit, Surveillance, surveillance state )

Ricardo
- 1 hour ago - theeventchronicle.com
Despite massive public outcry, Americans have been betrayed once again in favor of corporate profit âEUR" this time concerning Internet privacy rights. Powerful lobbying by the telecom industry prevailed in both the Senate and House, with 215 House...
Brexit Engineer Nigel Farage Hired to Promote Effort to Break California in Two
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: russian proxy govennment, USA takeover )

Rob
- 12 minutes ago - salon.com
Former leader of UK pro-Brexit party joins campaign to split California, creating new GOP stronghold.
   

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