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US Politics & Gov't

10 Questions With Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, questions, massive transfer of wealth, 99%, 1%, President 2016, vote Bernie )

Dandelion
- 20 hours ago - cnbc.com
Sanders calls for nothing less than a political revolution that would use tax policy to reverse what he calls the massive transfer of wealth from ordinary families to the most affluent over the past generation.
Israel Wants Increase In US Military Aid, to $4.5 Billion a Year.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US military aid to Israel )

Earl
- 13 hours ago - timesofisrael.com
Israel reportedly wants the U.S. to increase its annual defense assistance package by half, to an average $4.5 billion. . .
Personal Update - 5/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal, Volunteer Work )

TomCat
- 18 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
Tell Congress to Oppose the REINS Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Reins Act, Bad Bills, government, corruption, cover-up, democrats, republicans, obama, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, americans, abuse, constitution, ethics, news, politics, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 18 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
the REINS Act Must Be Stopped (Again)! It would delay or block public protections.Under the REINS Act, Congress would second-guess agency expertise and science on food safety, worker safety, air pollution, water contamination, and a host of other issues.
Tell President Obama: Stop Protecting Israel's Nuclear Weapons Monopoly in the Middle East
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israeli Nuclear Weapons, Israel's Samson Option: )

Earl
- 15 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tell President Obama it is unacceptable to sacrifice our security and national interest just to shield IsraelâEUR(TM)s nuclear weapons monopoly in the Middle East. He should work instead to eliminate ALL weapons of mass destruction from the Middle East.
NetanyahuâEUR(TM)s New Foreign Ministry Aide Gets $226,000 From Sheldon Adelson Shop in U.S. - See More at: Http://Mondoweiss.Net/201
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: watergate, israel lobby, money in politics, dark money groups, israel lobby, sheldon adelson, Iran, voters, dark money nonprofits, lies, government, usa, media, news, politics, congress, americans, constitution, abuse, propaganda, war, u.s., obama )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In Watergate they told us to follow the money, but journalists resist this lesson when it comes to the Israel lobby, though thereâEUR(TM)s obviously a lot of money sloshing around if you support Israel.
US Only: Reject Patriot Act Renewal | PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Patriot Act, Congress, Reject Renewal, Petition )

Kathryn
- 20 hours ago - peaceteam.net
A federal court has already ruled conclusively that the Patriot Act in no way authorizes bulk data collection of every American citizen without exception. But certain members of the Senate in particular still don't get it. Million Fax Action Page.
Here's How Much Corporations Paid US Senators to Fast-Track the TPP Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, candidates, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, TPP, trade )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.
What Bernie Sanders Thinks About Economic Growth | Al Jazeera America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic growth, inequality, poverty, Bernie Sanders, policies )

Kathryn
- 15 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
You can not just continue growth for the sake of growth in a world in which we are struggling with climate change and all kinds of environmental problems, he told CNBCs John Harwood.
Given Rampant White-Collar Crime, FIFA Raid Raises Questions About DOJ Priorities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FIFA Raid )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Notoriously-corrupt FIFA heads arrested in early morning raid during annual meeting
These 13 Democrats Are Helping Rush Fast Track Through the Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Fast Track Senate vote, traitors, democrats )

Angelika
- 17 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Do you know what Democratic Senators voted in favor to rush fast track through Congress? Here are the names of the 13 "corporate, job-killing, billionaire-enriching, future lobbyist Democrats."
TAKE ACTION! - Ask Your Representative to Help Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. representatives, Citizens United, constitutional amendment, petition )

Judy
- 17 hours ago - action.citizen.org
Make sure your representative knows that the American people deserve and demand a constitutional amendment to restore OUR voices in OUR democracy.
Scott Walker Dumped as Chair of the Jobs Agency He Created | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Walker, GOP dumps him )

Deborah
- 9 hours ago - prwatch.org
Even his own kind (GOP) realize he is a mistake!
Obama Explains Why He Approved Arctic Drilling In The Face Of Climate Concerns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Shell Oil, Arctic Drilling, Collaboration )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
According to the President, itâEUR(TM)s impossible to stop oil exploration in the Arctic completely. (This doesn't really explain his complete surrender to Shell.)
The EPA Just Protected Drinking Water For Millions Of Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. Clean Water, Ruling )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will have an easier time regulating water pollution under a new rule released Wednesday.
Is the U.S. Bribing Israel to Go Along With the Iran Deal?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, Iran, Israel, end all U.S. aid to israel, U.S. taxpayers, Americans, government, propaganda, news, media )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Red lines, shmed linesâEUR" U.S. must buy IsraelâEUR(TM)s compliance with Iran deal
California Considers First Gas Tax Increase Since 1990s; Zero-Emission Cars May Have To Pay, Too
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: california, california taxes, gas, fuel, government )

Earths
- 16 hours ago - infowars.com
A California state senator is considering increasing a tax on gas, as well as a introducing a new tax on hybrid vehicles. California's gas tax is already one of the highest in the nation, despite not increasing since the 1990s. That was
Devastating Walker Budget to Be Finalized | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Walker, budget, menace )

Deborah
- 8 hours ago - prwatch.org
Scott Walker, menace to society!
In Search for Truth, CMD Files Public Records Lawsuit Against Scott Walker | PR Watch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: walker, loser )

Deborah
- 8 hours ago - prwatch.org
In search of truth. Won't be found in Scott Walker records.
Galapagos Eruption Threatens Rare Iguanas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pink Iguanas, Isabela Island, Wolf Volcano, Eruption, Endangered Species )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - iflscience.com
Wolf volcano on Isabela Island, Galapagos, has erupted for the first time since 1982. The island's unique pink iguanas could be endangered as a result.
Former House Speaker Hastert Indicted In Probe Into $3.5M In Withdrawals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, Dennis Hastert, politics, law, lies, dishonesty, republicans, usa )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - npr.org
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Chicago. The Illinois Republican, 73, is charged with trying to evade cash withdrawal requirements, and with lying to the FBI about it.
Video Shows Barstow Officer Assault Pregnant Woman (Full Video)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 31 minutes ago - copblock.org
Video Shows Barstow Officer Assault Pregnant Woman- Officer arrests woman after parking dispute at elementary school and throws her to the ground.
This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 24 minutes ago - stopthedrugwar.org
Philly's dirty narcs escape criminal convictions, a Georgia cop is in trouble for stealing dope from the evidence room, and a San Francisco cop heads to prison for ripping off drug dealers and supplying dope to snitches. Let's get to it:
People Call Cops For Help With Disturbed Friends and Relatives, Cops Arrive And Kill Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 14 minutes ago - filmingcops.com
Fifty-three year old Florida man Cary Lloyd Martin was going through a difficult time. His girlfriend became concerned for his safety and called the police because he was threatening suicide. The St. Augustine Beach police arrived and shot him dead.
Connecticut Cop Threatens to Smash ManâEUR(TM)s Phone; Department Responds With Standard Empty Reassurances
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 5 minutes ago - photographyisnotacrime.com
The problem isnâEUR(TM)t a discourteous officer, itâEUR(TM)s the suppression of civil rights. In this video, there is a clear threat made by Nesta to destroy RamosâEUR(TM)s property. That threat goes far past the point of being unprofessional.
   

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