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US Politics & Gov't

Today: Citizens United Amendment in Senate ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, politics, constitution, Citizens United )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - action.citizen.org
A strong vote in the U.S. Senate will help grow and build the movement to overturn the disastrous Citizens United and McCutcheon rulings, take democracy off the auction block, and preserve constitutional rights for people -- not corporations. A weak vote-
Obama and Congress: Ceasefire in Gaza Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: code pink petition, Obama and Congress: Ceasefire in Gaza No, Palestinian civilians, deaths-massacre, End siege on Gaza, end the occupation of Palestine, Israel strikes on Gaza, congress, americans, usa, war, cover-up, lies, media, news, terrorism )

Jess
- 20 hours ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
Take a moment to send a letter to President Obama and Congress now, and tell them to stop the Israeli bombing campaign of Gaza by brokering a ceasefire now.
North Carolina's Republicans Vs the 26th Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: north carolina )

Ashley
- 1 hour ago - nytimes.com
N.C. is being sued for potentially violating the 26th Amendment. Dems have the edge with young voters. The G.O.P. passes voter ID laws, that don't accept college ids. And, they would have gotten away with it, if it wasn't for those meddling kids!
Contraception: The Blazing Hypocrisy of the Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, dishonesty, SupremeCourt )

Michelle
- 1 day ago - tcdoust.com
Great article highlighting the double standard of the conservatives.
Patriot Militias Mobilize to US Border But Should Migrants Be Treated as Refugees?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: border militarization, immigration, militia, Operation Secure Our Border )

Rodney
- 2 hours ago - allvoices.com
A coalition of patriot militias is reportedly involved in an effort to recruit and send armed volunteers to the Texas-Mexico border to participate in "Operation Secure Our Border".
OP-ED: It's Time for a New Multiracial, Cross-Class Movement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, actiivsm, class warfare, activists, americans, usa )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - thenation.com
African-Americans and white people struggled together during the civil rights era. We need that once again.
The Legacy of the Hobby Lobby Case: Protecting Anti-Gay Descrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, constitution, ethics, freedoms, war, media, dishonesty, religion, rights, culture, women, violence, protection, safety, risks, women, ethics, SupremeCourt, propaganda, republicans )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - motherjones.com
"What we've seen since last week's decision came down is that opponents of LGBT equality have pushed a misreading of that decision as having broadly endorsed discrimination against people, including LGBT people in the workplace," says Ian Thompson, a legi
A Climate Mainstream That Crosses Party Lines?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, environment, government, politics, democrats, republicans, liberals, u.s. )

Kathy
- 15 hours ago - daily.sightline.org
Consistent with prior surveys, a new Yale Project on Climate Communication survey finds that Democrats are more likely than Republicans to be convinced that pollution from coal and oil is causing climate change and to think that action is needed. But bene
Hillary Clinton Flaunts Her Surveillance State Baggage(and Military Industrial Taggage)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, constitution, congress, abuse, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, media, military, obama, politics, freedoms, war, usa, democrats )

Wild
- 15 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Who is the true patriot, Hillary Clinton or Edward Snowden? The question comes up because Clinton has gone all out in attacking Snowden as a means of burnishing her hawkish credentials, eliciting Glenn Greenwald's comment that she is "like a neocon, pract
Open Thread - 7/11/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). That's all today. 2nd attempt to upload.
Complicity in CIA Programme Is 'Expedient on Grounds of National Security'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, government, republicans, Govtfearmongering, crime, politics, ethics, dishonesty )

James
- 16 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Diego Garcia: Investigation into Government complicity in CIA programme is 'expedient on grounds of national security', says senior MP
Justice Dept Will Not Investigate CIA Spying On Congress, UK Gov Destroys CIA Rendition Files
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, war, freedoms, government, military, lies )

John
- 11 hours ago - news.firedoglake.com
The CIA, NSA, and US intelligence community in general is allowed to wage endless war on American democracy and face no official response because they are essentially above the law.
ISIS Leader Radicalized in US Run Iraq Prison{?}
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iraq, bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, ethics, republicans, government, Govtfearmongering, crime, war )

James
- 4 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Was Iraq's Top Terrorist Radicalized at a US-Run Prison?
   

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