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US Politics & Gov't

A Hillary Clinton Coronation Will Pave the Way for a Scott Walker Presidency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, DNC, democrats, Republicans, Scott Walker, campaigns, media, voters, candidates for POTUS, knowledge, public image, framing, propaganda, cover-up )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - occupy.com
While Clinton has been marketed as a progressive and her campaign announcement video clearly tried to brand her as a woman of the people, she has a long record as a hawkish, Wall Street-friendly, fossil fuel-supporting proponent of the security state>
Personal Update - 4/18/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 12 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
Andy Has It So Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, lies, freedoms, overpaid )

Arielle
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
Once again, Andy Borowitz tells the truth thru humor
If We Do Nothing, We Can Kiss This Country Goodbye. Well, Pucker Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democracy Now, Mitch McConnell, Alan Grayson, Doug Hughes, gyrocopter, Capital lawn )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
Alan Grayson said I was actually in the courtroom when this disastrous Citizens United decision was decided five years ago. Mitch McConnell was two seats to my left. Mitch McConnell was the happiest I have ever seen him that day. Mitch was chortling.
Paul Ryan: Poor Kids Should Go Hungry So They Know They're Loved
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, propaganda, hypocrisy )

Teresa
- 12 hours ago - dailykos.com
Rep. Paul Ryan waxed eloquent at CPAC Thursday on how completely Republicans understand the American people, in stark contrast to how "the left" is offering people "a full stomach and an empty soul." Offering children a stomach full of school lunch, to be
Addressing Mortgage Banker Lobbyists, GOP Senator Mocks Elizabeth Warren
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE), Mortgage Bankers Association, lobby group )

Judy
- 14 hours ago - firstlook.org
The Republicans, big bankers, and lobbyists are threatened by Warren, so they try to trivialize and ridicule her.
US Campaign to End Occupation: Take Action on PrisonersâEUR(TM) Day ~ TEXT and PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, Fourth Geneva Convention, Israeli occupation, U.S., Israel, Palestine, political prisoners, government, crime, ethics, corruption, news, freedoms, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - samidoun.net
"As of March 2015 ~ 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners, including women and children, are being held in prisons located inside Israel, in contravention of the Fourth Geneva Convention. IsraelâEUR(TM)s policies of detention and imprisonment are used ...
10 Reasons Why You Should Vote Republican.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, voting )

John
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
On the fence about how to vote? This is quick description of the Republican brand. If you agree with these points, then by all means, vote!
An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, ho )

Jamie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
We only want to vote for you if you run like hell away from that corporate box you've landed in. I'm telling you, Hillary. The American people have become hip to what's happening. We know now that Wall Street runs the country, and we don't like it.
Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Gas as Backup Execution Method
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Oklahoma, Governor, Mary Fallin, Nitrogen Gas )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - cnn.com
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Friday that would allow the state to perform executions with nitrogen gas if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable.
Mike Huckabee Says You Should Wait Until Obama Leaves Office To Join The Military
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Huckabee, Christians, republicans, military, propaganda, government, corruption, dishonesty, lies, politics, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) suggested Friday that young Americans planning to join the military should wait until President Barack Obama leaves office to do so because his administration has an "open hostility toward the Christian faith."
FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches in Nearly All Trials Before 2000
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, ethics, dishonesty, cover-up, abuse, lies, politics, propaganda, crime, rights, safety, law, freedoms, violence, police )

Wilde
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period bef
Addameer: ICC Must Investigate Violations of Palestinian Prisoners' Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ICC, Addameer, world, Israel, Palestine, political prisoners, Human Rights, government, news, ethics, freedoms, abuse, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - samidoun.net
Addameer, the Palestinian Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, issued the following statement, marking Palestinian Prisoners' Day: On Prisoners Day, Addameer calls the ICC to investigate the grave violations against Palestinian political ...
Joint Statement on Palestinian Prisoners' Day: Torture in Israeli Prisons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, abuse, crime, freedoms, Human Rights, Israeli torture, Israeli prisons, Israel, Palestine, Arabs, ethics, government, politics, dishonesty, corruption, news )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - samidoun.net
The following statement on Palestinian PrisonersâEUR(TM) Day was issued jointly by Adalah ~ The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-I), and the Public Committee Against ...
Obamacare Repeal Falls Off Republicans' to-Do List as Law Takes Hold
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, ACA, GOP/TP, Americans, elections, government, politics, news, ethics, healthcare, propaganda, SupremeCourt )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - latimes.com
GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains in office and unwilling to again threaten a government shutdown to pressure him, are focused on other issues, including trade and tax reform.
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Christianity, Christian Right, conservatives, corporations, right-wing, libertarians )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - patheos.com
Princeton history professor Kevin Kruse's new book, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America, engagingly traces the rise of the Christian Right as a political force in America.
On Palestinian Prisoner Day Stand in Solidarity for the Freedom of All Indigenous Peoples
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: israel, colonialism, zionism, ethnic cleansing-racism, USA, Palestinian human rights, occupation, dispossession-land theft, Palestinian Prisoner DaY, freedoms, Nakba, Int'l law violations, news, media, propaganda, obama, usa, terrorism, americans, abuse )

Jess
- 5 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Almost one month before the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, or the ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Palestinians are also remembering the prisoners and the overwhelming incarceration rates that they face by the State of Israel
   

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