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US Politics & Gov't

Pay Detroit's Educators for Their Work - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Detroit, teachers' pay, sick out, Governor Rick Snyder, MIchigan Legislature, Detroit Public Schools, broken promise, petition )

Judy
- 1 day ago - actionnetwork.org
This weekend, teachers were told that most of Detroit's educators will miss five paychecks, amounting to 19 percent of their pay. That means for every week they came to work, they'll only be paid for four days.
Whistleblowing Is Not Just Leaking -- It's An Act of Political Resistance - Edward Snowden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Whistleblowers, Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg, NSA, Chelsea Manning, Drones )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theintercept.com
We are witnessing a compression of the time frame in which unconstitutional activities can continue before they are exposed by acts of conscience.
Saudi Arabia Is Going to Carry Out Three Juvenile Executions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Saudi Arabia, juvenile executions )

JM
- 10 hours ago - 911debunkers.blogspot.com
Petitioning U.S. Senate. Demand that Saudi Arabia ends juvenile executions.
Donald Trump Is Now the Presumptive Republican Nominee as Ted Cruz Quits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, republicans, politics, news, government, ethics, elections, democrats, americans, Donald Trump, Cruz, Nominee, primary, Indiana )

Darren
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
Donald Trump swept the Indiana primary on Tuesday evening, forcing Senator Ted Cruz to finally bow out of the presidential race and essentially hand the Republican nomination to Trump.
Most Americans Have Less Than $1000
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, jobs, employment, wages, corruption, congress, cover-up, ethics, dishonesty, economy, elections, candidates, freedoms, politics, propaganda, lies, media, usa, socialsecurity, supremecourt, housing, healthcare )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
As an old friend used to say-- it is easy to save money when you are making decent money. The DHHS has refused to recalculate the federal poverty level to realistic 2016 levels. The poverty level should be $35k per individual 60k per family of 3
SandersâEUR(TM) Campaign Accuses Clinton of âEUR~LaunderingâEUR(TM) Donations Through Hillary Victory Fund
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, democrats, elections, ethics, government, news, obama, politics, republicans, SupremeCourt, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - lawnewz.com
The explosive allegation was made in response to a report on Monday about a fundraising venture called the Hillary Victory Fund. Politico reports:
'Slickest Con Man Out of NYC': Donald Trump Set to Be GOP Nominee Despite Links to Organized Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, elections, candidates, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, media, propaganda, lies )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
Tom, you're one of the few people who has touched on Trump's amazing history in relationship to organized crime in America, that's gotten virtually no attention. Could you talk about some of the characters that you and other reporters have unearthed years
Feds Lobbying for Monsanto
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Monsanto )

Michael
- 1 day ago - anh-usa.org
They already are, of course, but now they want to spend your dollars to propagandize you! Action Alert!
Media Silent While 3 Nuclear Disasters Are Unfolding Inside the US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, news, media, government, ethics, cover-up, corruption, abuse, media, 3, nuclear, disasters )

Darren
- 1 day ago - awarenessact.com
As American's everywhere fight over which bathroom to use, there are actual serious things going on in the country. The bathroom debate is meant to be a distraction, and as people are having these ridiculous debates, disaster is unfolding.
KING: Bernie Sanders Would Be Donald Trump's Worst Nightmare; Hillary, Not So Much
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, Bernie Sanders 2016, Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton, government, elections, democrats, republicans, news, usa, politics )

Frank
- 21 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Bernie Sanders, on the other hand, would give Donald Trump fits in a head-to-head match up. Let me break it down.
Let Domestic Violence Survivors Divorce Their Abusers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Domestic Violence )

Michael
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Senator Sally Doty Goal: Pass a bill that would add domestic abuse to the list of legal reasons for divorce in Mississippi.
For the GOP, Rump Dump Is No Fluke!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, GOP Hate, maddow, Trump, videos )

TomCat
- 25 minutes ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Neoconservativism in a Nutshell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, neoconservatism, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jim Lobe, Manicheanism, moral exceptionalism, benevolent Pax Americana, huge military budgets, Israel’s security, politics, power, moral exceptionalism )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - lobelog.com
Zbigniew Brzezinski has sometimes observed that when neoconservatives talk about democratization, they usually mean destabilization.
NixonâEUR(TM)s Drug War Was (and Still Is) a Racist Policy Tool to Disrupt and Neutralize Black Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Phony War on Drugs )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Did we know we were lying about the drugs? asked former Nixon adviser John D. Ehrlichman. Of course we did.
Open Thread - 5/5/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 28 minutes ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
The Dirty Origin of the War on Drugs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Phony War on Drugs )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago - boulderweekly.com
Twenty years ago (in 1995 probably) I was sitting in on a panel discussion at the University of Colorado Boulder on the drug war when one of the participants made a jaw-dropping claim. The speaker was Dan Baum, a former Wall Street Journal reporter who wa
Feliz Cinco De Mayo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday )

TomCat
- 19 minutes ago - politicsplus.org
The graphic is the entire greeting,
   

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