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Action Alert! Urge Lawmakers to Attend Briefing on Israel's Mistreatment of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congressional Briefing, Israeli Abuse of Palestinian Children )

Earl
- 1 day ago - rachelcorriefoundation.org
Every year, hundreds of Palestinian children - some as young as 12 years old - are detained and arrested in an Israeli military detention system where ill treatment and abuse is widespread. Many are taken from their families in the dead of night. . .
US Trade Rep. Michael Froman: Tell Us What You Have Privately Been Telling Wall Street About Fast Track - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, Citigroup, banking giant, bail out )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.demandprogress.org
Mr. Froman a former executive at banking giant Citigroup helped staff the Obama Administration with bank friendly officials while still getting a salary from Citigroup. Citigroup also received history making bail outs he got golden parachute to Govt job
Personal Update - 5/29/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: personal, Volunteer Work )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
Will Jon Change His Mind?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, humor, video )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
No More Expensive Perks for Congress People!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, perks, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - act.gwengraham.com
Members of Congress are spending millions of taxpayer dollars to pay for expensive personal car leases and first class airfare. ThatâEUR(TM)s unacceptable.
Open Thread - 5/30/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
REMINDER: SUNSET the Patriot Act !! Take Action Please!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA MASS spying, PATRIOT Act, senate, expiration, TAKEACTION )

Angelika
- 5 hours ago - sunsetthepatriotact.com
Tomorrow is the big day. Now, the Senate has a choice. They can renew mass spying. Or they can let the NSA s PATRIOT Act powers expire, by doing the simplest thing ever: NOTHING. And unless we make them, they won t do it..
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
- 1 day 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.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Country of Origin Food Labels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, food security, food labeling, cool )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
Consumer and farm advocates fought for more than a decade to get country of origin labels (COOL) for our food. Although we can now see where most of our meat, fruits and vegetables come from,
Why Labor Should Give Sanders Strong Primary Election Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Primary Election, Which Side Are We On, Labor, AFL-CIO )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - counterpunch.org
Bernie used his Congressional office to help workers get better organized, in their workplaces and communities, even when the labor movement lagged behind in both areas. Vermont State Labor Council is urging the national AFL-CIO to support him.
How Michael Pollan, Alice Waters, and Slow Food Theorists Got It All Wrong
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rachel Laudan, Food Historian, Michael Pollan, Alice Waters, Slow Food Theorists, Modern Food )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - washingtonian.com
A conversation with food historian---and contrarian---Rachel Laudan.
Dennis Hastert's Indictment Offers Clues Into Why He Protected Republican Mark Foley in Sexual Misconduct Scandal | Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, abuse, congress, ethics, government, media, republicans, politics, dishonesty )

Wilde
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Hastert had once even promoted himself as a crusader against sexual abuse of children.Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday "on charges that he structured bank withdrawals to avoid federal reporting requirements and later lied about
URGE STOP US SOLDIERS ABUSE IN WARS AND PUT INTO TRASH AFTER; ACT NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, government, cover-up, lies, military, obama, politics, troops, war )

Lei
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Read the whole petition! How many soldiers have PTSD (=PostTraumaStressDisorder)? At the time of war they get medication that they can act but when they are not anymore useful you send them home without any support! WHAT RIGHT PENTAGON HAS TO USE THE SO
USA FULL OF POOR DENTAL CONDITIONS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, americans, dishonesty, politics )

Jan
- 8 hours ago - mylifetime.com
Expensive dental leaves Americans with teeth so damaged it hampers leading a normal life.
BERNIE Voting Record Is Also Not So Very Left Wing or Progressive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, democrats, elections, politics )

Jan
- 7 hours ago - dailykos.com
Bernie has lost many elections before winning and is determined to win the BIG ONE now ..... but was un-successful in changing congress' votes plus his � voting record is also not so very democratic party at all.
Critics Blast Compromises as the Patriot Act Barrels Toward Sunset
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, democrats, corruption, freedoms, propaganda, politics, obama, news, media, elections )

Cheryl A.
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Privacy and internet freedom groups are dialing up the pressure on Congress to end mass surveillance as we know it." Peace.
Swarms of Tiny, Silent Cicada Drones to Be Deployed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones )

Earths
- 18 hours ago - thenewamerican.com
The Department of Defense is well on its way to developing various iterations of tiny drones that will give the federal government "squad level intel" on every man, woman, and child in the United States, even inside their homes.
Lets Get Rid of Gang Member Criminal Suspect From Our Governments!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, dishonesty, government, cover-up, media, corruption, abuse, bush, terrorism, ethics, americans, lies )

Joseph
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bush Patriot act are KKKs policy supporting their right to commit tyrant violent acts, crimes and cover ups on humans which is in their custom, tradition, and practice for over two hundred years.
Democrat Martin O'Malley Launches Improbable 2016 White House Bid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, elections, Martin O'MlLEY, PROGRESSIVE POLITICS, usa )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Former Maryland governor Martin OâEUR(TM)Malley launched his long-shot bid for the presidency on Saturday, offering himself to Democrats as a younger and more progressive alternative to front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.
TPP Is About Americans Losing Jobs, Not Trade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Asia, business, corporations, investors, jobs, unemployment, outsourcing, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, usa )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Elizabeth Warren is championing the drive to open this up tp public review
Stop Trapping Endangered Wildlife in National Park
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, protection, sadness, cruelty, ethics )

Julie
- 23 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop trapping endangered wildlife in National Park.
Ask Your Senator to Support Our Troops and the Brave Animals That Serve Alongside Them.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, animalrights, animalwelfare, dogs, cats, animals, politics, obama, government )

Julie
- 23 hours ago - capwiz.com
Ask your Senator to support our troops and the brave animals that serve alongside them.
Galapagos Eruption Threatens Rare Iguanas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pink Iguanas, Isabela Island, Wolf Volcano, Eruption, Endangered Species )

Brian
- 1 day 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 day 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.
US Demands Rescue of Southeast Asian Migrants Adrift at Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: migrants, Southeast Asia migrants, urgent rescue, US demands )

Beatrice
- 7 hours ago - rte.ie
The United States has said thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as Burma told a regional meeting on the crisis that it was not to blame.
Petition: Get Bernie Sanders on Ballot in New York State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic Party, New York state, elections, Presidential Primary, United States )

Kathryn
- 6 minutes ago - ipetitions.com
Petition to use a state law process to have Bernie Sanders on the ballot in New York state as a Democrat rather than an Independent.
   

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