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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 7/2/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
TAKE ACTION: Sign on to Improve Overtime Protections!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: overtime pay, protection, Secretary of State )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
Take action by signing onto our open letter to U.S. Secretary Perez supporting the proposal to improve overtime protections.
Support Bernie's Plan: Medicare for All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, medicare, cost effective, quality care, Universal Health Care )

Sabine
- 11 hours ago - leftaction.com
Health care should be a basic human right. Medicare already provides cost-effective, quality healthcare to seniors. ItâEUR(TM)s time we expand this system to all Americans. If you agree, sign the petition to support a single-payer, universal Medicare system.
Ted Cruz SLAMS Immigration Activist With One Killer Question
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, media, politics, immigration, democrats, republicans, congress, SupremeCourt, usa, conservatives, liberals )

Frank
- 7 hours ago - bizpacreview.com
Sen. Ted Cruz shut down Univision anchor and Fusion TV host Jorge Ramos on illegal immigration, by turning a gotcha question around into a gotcha answer, and giving the host a lesson on the rule of law.
Friends, 33,000 Military Personnel Are Deploying Into The Pacific To Train For War, Global Economic Collapse Is On The Horizon Y
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, americans )

Earths
- 14 hours ago - investmentwatchblog.com
Scheduled at just the right time as the global economy trembles because nations of the world are defaulting on debts from the international banking cabal... The militaries of the world prepare for the inevitable call to war.
Act to Keep Children Safe From Unintended Shootings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guns usa, lethal weapons, shootings, preventtion, responsability, unintended shootings, gun laws )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - action.americansforresponsiblesolutions.org
Every year in America, nearly one hundred children die from unintended shootings. And kids in our country are at least sixteen times more likely to be killed in unintended shootings than in other advanced countries.
Rand Paul Wants To Sell Off America's Public Lands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cliven Bundy, Public Lands, Rand Paul )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
At a campaign stop in Nevada, Paul called for the federal government to sell off and privatize America's national forests and other public lands. Afterwards, Sen. Paul had a 45 min. private meeting with outlaw anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy.
VIDEO: Israelis Use Electric Stun Guns on Gaza Flotilla Passengers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Freedom Flotilla III, Gaza siege, Marianne, violence against civilians, INT'L WATERS, israeli blockade of Gaza, taser, violence, end the siege of Gaza, attacks-assault on Gaza 2014, activists detained, AID VESSEL, americans, media, propaganda, usa, lies, fre )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
According to the organizers of the flotilla, 14 of the 18 civilian passengers and crew remain in Israeli custody more than two days after they were violently abducted in international waters
10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Pledge of Allegiance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, Americans, congress, changes )

Barb
- 9 hours ago - answers.com
I learned to say ''under God'' and I am still proud to say those 2 words. I wish it was acceptable to place your left hand over your heart. It's a bit challenging to put my right hand over my heart but I succeed!!
There's a Donald Trump Pinata Now and It's Huge in Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, media, politics, war, lies, elections, candidates )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
The Pinateria Ramirez also has a version of the Trump pinata showing Trump wearing a crown and pageant sash emblazoned "Miss Stupid," a nod toward Univision and NBC dropping coverage of the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants after Trump's comments
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Labor Department: Americans Want Overtime Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, overtime pay, labor department, americans )

Dogan
- 2 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
"Enact a strong overtime pay rule granting time-and-a-half pay to employees making less than, at the least, $50,400 per year, and closing loopholes that allow big businesses to escape overtime obligations."
The Conflict in Washington Over Who Should Lead AmericaâEUR(TM)s Enemies List
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cold War 2.0 )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Knowing oneâEUR(TM)s enemy is usually considered the essence of strategic planning.
Tom DeLay Knows Of Secret DOJ Memo To Legalize '12 New Perversions,' Including Bestiality And Pedophilia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, corruption, freedoms )

Earths
- 23 hours ago - rightwingwatch.org
Tom DeLay appeared on Newsmax TV yesterday, where he told host Steve Malzberg that, just as he had predicted, all Hell is now breaking loose because of the Supreme Court ruling striking down gay marriage bans. Things are now so out of control, DeLay said,
Iraq Veteran Turned Away Twice By VA Clinics, Records It the Second Time So Family Will Believe Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, politics, media, abuse, troops, terrorism, safety, sadness, rights, treatment, safety, risks, protection, illness, health )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
Chris Dorsey has been dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder from his time serving as an Army specialist and as a cavalry scout, specifically in the Iraqi theater during most of 2003. When he went to the Lawrenceville, Georgia VA clinic he was turned
'$5 Friday (or Buy Bernie Lunch)'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Kathryn
- 33 minutes ago - secure.actblue.com
We're fundraising at ActBlue for $5 Friday (or Buy Bernie Lunch). Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't depending on corporate donations. His campaign is Our campaign!
   

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