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Support the No Raise for Congress Act - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, pay raise, No Raise for Congress Act, petition )

- 1 day ago -
Every day Americans have to work hard to earn a raise on the job. Why should Congress be any different?
Je Suis Pamela Geller?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Pamela Gellar, Islamophobia, Jewish Community, freedom of speech, abuse, freedoms, ethics, politics, news, lies, dishonesty, propaganda, media )

- 7 hours ago -
The self-styled 'anti-jihadist' Web warrior who organized Sunday's Draw Muhammad event is an embarrassment. But that doesn't diminish her right to free speech.
TAKE ACTION: Free Al Jazeera Journalists Imprisoned in Egypt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Al Jazeera, australia )

- 1 day ago -
Case update: After more than a year behind bars, journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been released - but face retrial on 9 May. Thanks to your support, their colleague Peter Greste was finally allowed to return to Australia after 400 days
What the Senate Can Do to Fight Campus Sexual Assault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexual assault, mishandling cases of assault, women's rights, college campuses, prosecution, government, politics )

- 13 hours ago -
Sexual assault on campus is a national crisis. One in five college women will be sexually assaulted before graduation, and over 100 colleges are under investigation by the federal government for mishandling cases of assault.
Tell President Obama to Resume Prosecutions of Wall Street Criminals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bank regulations, Big Banks dishonesty, Wall Street criminals, equity, bad business, obama, politics, equality, laws )

- 9 hours ago -
Our government catches big banks ignoring regulations all the time. But instead of putting them on trial and throwing reckless executives in jail, the Department of Justice nearly always agrees to a 'deferred prosecution agreement' - a type of deal...
Obama Could Become Supreme Court Justice // MrConservative.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

- 1 day ago -
A former President a Supreme Court Justice? Why not? It happened before with Taft.
TAKE ACTION: WTF, Insurance Companies?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ObamaCare, Insurance companies, wtf )

- 9 hours ago -
"Follow the law. Stop denying women's health coverage." Obamacare is in trouble, but this time it's NOT the GOP--it's the insurance companies.
Encourage Oregon Governor Kate Brown to Sign Expanded Background Checks Into Law.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun lobby, lethal weapons, government, background checks, laws, politics, gun violence )

- 20 hours ago -
Moments ago, the Oregon House of Representatives joined the State Senate and voted to pass expanded background checks. That means, after years of hard work, the next and final stop for this important bill - legislation that that will save lives - is...
Gaza Rules: Kill 2 Palestinian Women on Cellphones in An Orchard So Israeli Soldiers Face Zero Risk
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, war, Israel, Gaza, IDF, war crimes, government, ethics, politics, news, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, freedoms )

- 8 hours ago -
The anonymous soldier testimonies from the 2014 Gaza onslaught released today by the Israeli veterans group Breaking the Silence (and reported in the Washington Post, the Independent, and Guardian) suggest more madness than method in Israel's ...
Palestine's Moment of Truth for the International Criminal Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, Israel, Gaza, war, U.S., Obama, ICC, war crimes, investigation, government, ethics, freedoms, politics )

- 8 hours ago -
With signed documents filed in the Hague, no legal barriers ~ or excuses ~ remain to obstruct an investigation and prosecution. Israel's massacre of over 2,100 Palestinians, including more than 500 children, maiming of thousands more, and wholesale ...
TAKE ACTION: Pass the Police CAMERA Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, police cameras )

- 1 day ago -
That's why I'm calling on Congress to pass the Police CAMERA Act of 2015, a bipartisan bill that would create a pilot grant program to assist state and local law enforcement agencies with purchasing or leasing body-worn cameras.
Stop Big Money in Politics!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, Citizens United, corruption, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
It's time to get big money out of politics and end Citizens United. Sign your name: demand Citizens United be overturned for the 2016 Elections!
Israeli Soldiers âEUR~Deliberately FiredâEUR(TM) at Civilians During Gaza War âEUR" NGO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IDF, end the siege of gaza, humanitarian crisis, death, Breaking the Silence, USA, Obama, end all US aid to Israel!, U.N., BDS, truthtelling, Operation Protective Edge, report, NGO, Gaza war, Israel, assault Gaza Strip 2014, news, study, ethics, abuse )

- 8 hours ago -
Israeli soldiers were ordered to âEUR~fire at every person you seeâEUR(TM) during the Gaza war, while civilian areas were deliberately targeted with inaccurate weapons a report
White House Moves Closer To Major Executive Action On Overtime Pay ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Americans, overtime pay, good news, democrats, freedoms, government, ethics, news, politics, economy )

- 7 hours ago -
The Obama administration on Tuesday morning put in motion one of the last major elements of the president's economic agenda, a reform to overtime rules that could result in a pay bump for millions.
HPD Arrests More Than a Dozen Women in Massage Parlor Prostitution Sting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hpd, hawaii police department, prostitution, sting, massage parlor, sexual assault, sex websites, sex workers, honolulu, hawaii, slavery )

- 8 hours ago -
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police arrested several women during a prostitution sting in Honolulu. But the women have not been arrested for prostitution, and some say the women shouldn't have been arrested at all.
GermanyâEUR(TM)s Role in NSA Spying May Have Embarrassing Implications for Merkel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, news, surveillance, NSA, Snowden, Merkel, germany )

- 7 hours ago -
The German Green Party and the Left threaten to go to court, if the government fails to disclose what it knows with regard to cooperation between GermanyâEUR(TM)s foreign intelligence agency and its US counterpart, according to the Welt am Sonntag newspaper.
Despite Outrage US Homeland Security to Track License Plates in 25 States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, media, terrorism, Homeland Security, license plates )

- 7 hours ago -
The uproar over the US Department of Homeland SecurityâEUR(TM)s license plate-scanning campaign has led the agency to scale back its operation. Yet even with modifications to the program, the agency will still record plates from at least half of US states.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget, spending, Congress, economic injustice, petitions )

- 3 hours ago -
The Republicans' "Work Harder for Less" budget makes it harder for hardworking Americans to buy a home, pay for college, and save for a secure retirement - all while empowering special interests and paving the way for huge tax breaks for millionaires.
Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 2 hours ago -
These are the people who put the lunatic in lunatic fringe. Someone influential in the Republican Party better stand up to them and soon. This is the beginning of fascism in the United States.
TAKE ACTION: State's Attorney Mosby: Drop All Charges Against Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Grayson, protesters, charges )

- 1 hour ago -
But while the police who killed Gray are out of jail, hundreds of protesters languish in overcrowded, inhumane jail conditions facing unjust criminal charges and outrageous bail.
Stop Cybersurveillance!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: security, privacy, Internet, surveillance, petitions, Twitter )

- 5 hours ago -
The Senate will soon consider the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. Tweet @ your senator now!

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