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I Think This Is Cute in Spite of the Politics Behind It   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Biden, Obama, Lucy Coffey, 108, year, old, veteran, oldest, living, female. veteran )

Sam
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Lucy Coffey, the oldest living female military veteran at 108 years old, faced a full-on charm offensive by Joe Biden during a recent trip to the White House.
Tea Party Group Plans to Defeat Obama By Annoying Prius Drivers With 1950s Slogan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Tea Party, propaganda, bumper stickers, politics, elections, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
A national Tea Party group hopes to annoy liberals by selling bumper stickers bearing the Cold War-era slogan "America: Love It Or Leave It."
Dozens of Police Departments Suspended for Losing US Military-Grade Weaponry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, government, news, military, dishonesty, crime, politics )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Close to 200 state and local police departments in the United States have been suspended for losing military-level equipment transferred to them by the Pentagon, a new investigation found. Already, the investigation has found that police departments in Ar
How the Supreme Court Protects Bad Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, police, police abuse of power, police misconduct, injustice, usa )

David
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
In recent years, the court has made it very difficult, and often impossible, to hold police officers and the governments that employ them accountable for civil rights violations. This undermines the ability to deter illegal police behavior . . .
Stop the Militarization of Police Forces - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, abuse, politics, terrorism )

Paulo
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Stop the Militarization of Police Forces Excessive militarization of American police forces has resulted in overly aggressive cops inflicting violence and tragedy, mostly on people and communities of color.
5 Most Hawkish Positions Embraced By Hillary Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, dishonesty, military, war, politics, lies, propaganda, iraq, crime, economy )

Wild
- 9 hours ago - alternet.org
Clinton's ideas may be out of touch with the American people, but she wants to appeal to the Democratic establishment.
The Iraq War Was A Smashing Success -- William Rivers Pitt -
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 5 hours ago - truth-out.org
The beginning of this week saw bombs ring out all over Iraq, leaving 212 dead and 184 wounded. Three bombs exploded in a commercial district in Kirkuk, killing 31.
ISSA and His WITCH HUNTS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda )

Jan
- 1 day ago - govexec.com
Darrell E. Issa, R-Calif., who leads the House Oversight Committee, turns his attention to the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. on another witch hunt.
National Day To Fight For Families - Aug. 28
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Day To Fight For Families, August 28, Republicans, President Obama, immigration policy, The Dreamers )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - stopseparatingfamilies.org
Republicans' refusal to save families from separation means every week, many children will go through the trauma of losing the love and safety of a parent. Asking that President Obama comes through with comprehensive action to keep our families together.
Playwright Wallace Shawn Translates ADL Ad Justifying Israeli Child Murder Into Plain English
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, Wallace Shawn, ADL ads, war crimes, BDS, end US aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, Free Palestine! 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, U.N., Americans, propaganda, ADL )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
Playwright and actor Wallace Shawn has responded to this Anti-Defamation League (ADL) ad blaming Palestinians for Israel's mass slaughter of children in Gaza.
LA Police Ignore Asthmatic Man;Man Dies in Police Custody
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, ethics, police, death, crime, brutality, freedoms, usa, SupremeCourt )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Police should be heavily screened by mental health professionals for sadistic or socipathic tendencies
Senator McConnell Says Minimum Wage Increase for Low Paid Workers Waste of Time for Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, wages, business, Kentucky, senators, Koch, labor, poverty, cover-up, congress, economy, ethics, freedoms, republicans, usa, government )

Angelus
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
I say let the Ky senator try living on that for 6 months and see what tune he sings
Behind Obama's 'Chaotic' Foreign Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Foreign Policy, National Security, Chaos, Military Interventionism, Militarism, President Obama, War Monger, Neoconservatism, Two Party Sham, Military Industrial Complex, American Imperialsm )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - consortiumnews.com
"The chaos enveloping U.S. foreign policy stems from President Obama's unwillingness to challenge Official Washington's power centers which favor neoconservatism and "liberal interventionism" - strategies that have often undercut real U.S. Nat'l sec..."
Bernie Sanders: I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are Ready to Stand and Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Politics, Bernie Sanders, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton )

Judy
- 1 hour ago - commondreams.org
"I want confirmation of what I believe is true.... that all over this country--in so-called Red States and in so-called Blue States--people are profoundly disgusted about what is happening and that they want real change."
Third of Mexicans Would Migrate to U.S., Survey Finds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, government, news, obama, politics, usa, elections )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
"A new survey about preferences and trends in Mexico concludes that one out of every three Mexicans would migrate to the United States if given the opportunity."- cnn.com
ICReach Used By Government to Spy on All American Communications
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, spying, privacy, Snowden, cover-up, congress, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, military, usa, supremecourt, troops, propaganda, lies, media )

Angelus
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
The whole idea of the internet seems to be a way to trap people and case build against them
Bad News for the Arctic: Shell Plans to Go Back Next Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy, environment, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, Shell Oil, Arctic Drilling, ethics, government, federal, regulation )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - fuelfix.com
WASHINGTON -- Shell's campaign to resume Arctic drilling in 2015 took a major step forward Thursday, as the company gave federal regulators a broad drilling blueprint that lays out plans for boring new exploratory oil wells in the Chukchi Sea.
Why Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Neighborhood Left US Officers 'Stunned'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Shujaiya, Pentagon, US Military, politics, government, ethics, terrorism, war, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Though the Pentagon shies from publicly expressing judgments that might fall afoul of a decidedly pro-Israel Congress, senior U.S. military sources speaking on condition of anonymity offered scathing assessments of Israeli tactics, particularly in the...
Israel's Cardinal Fault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Government, assault on Gaza 2014, end all US AID TO ISRAEL, BDS, Gaza massacres, children death, war crimes, US weapons, American taxpayers, Palestinian Human rights, end the occupation-siege of Gazademocrat, abuse, media, lies, propaganda, usa, freed )

Jess
- 4 hours ago - counterpunch.org
Israel, which claims to want to strike only combatants has overwhelmingly killed civilians. At some point, in spite of the abundance of sophisticated high-tech American armaments, the confrontation has turned into merciless mass murder.
Most Americans Fear Illegal Immigrants Hurt U.S. Culture, Economy: Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, elections, government, immigration, news, obama, politics, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - washingtontimes.com
"An overwhelming majority of Americans say they have deep worries that illegal immigration will erode the country's culture and economy, revealed a new poll."- washingtontimes.com
Most Americans Think The Recession Permanently Damaged The Economy: Survey
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, politics, economy, republicans, democrats, survey )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
America's Private Corporation 'Merc' Army and Iraqi Murders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, republicans, Govtfearmongering, government, ethics, crime, war, iraq, cover-up )

James
- 12 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Blackwater trial reaches emotional and legal climax as prosecution rests Controversial case, which will go to jury next week, is one of few in which US forces have been tried for civilian deaths in Iraq
The Monopoly of the Government Education Cartel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corporatocracy, Compulsory Schooling )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - batr.org
Learning is a noble pursuit, but the ancient Greek text is one of the few places where the Socratic Method survives. Sanctioned political doctrine of required thinking is the mainstay in today's august temples of purification. Forget about a classroom, th
The US and the Israeli Occupation of Palestine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - dissidentvoice.org
Many Americans may think this foreign policy issue doesn't concern them. If they think about this issue at all, many say that it's not our business and we should just let them fight it out. However the US has been deeply involved in this conflict since be
USA Wages Have Dropped 23% Since 2008
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, freedoms, wages, labor, business, poverty, socialsecurity, healthcare, housing, propaganda, usa )

Angelus
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Just look at retail theft and you can see the impact. However, giant retailers dont seem to mind theft as they write it off on their taxes so the average american has to pay for it in their taxes and wallets at time of purchase
Why Veterans' Administration Claims Exploded
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, government, obama, healthcare, healthcare, housing, democrats, ethics, elections )

James
- 7 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why has yearly VA disability payments trip
Mayor: Adult Illegal Aliens With 'Graying' Hair Enrolled in Public Schools
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrants, amnesty, immigration reform )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - cnsnews.com
Mom's MUST revolt as any one of these could be sex offenders, rapists....
LEAKED: Cory Gardner Caught Thanking the Koch Brothers for His Success
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, corruption, cover-up, government, military, United Nationslies )

Sharon
- 4 hours ago - nextgenclimate.org
Share this video today and demand answers about Cory Gardner's back room promises.
Which of the 8 Kinds of Intelligence Do You Have? | MNN - Mother Nature Network
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cheney, congress, bushadministration, Govtfearmongering )

Duke
- 1 hour ago - mnn.com
The general intelligence model is defined by a relatively narrow spectrum of skills, which seems really limiting when you think about it. What if intelligence could be quantified in a more qualitative and open-minded way?
 

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