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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 2/5/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 6 hours ago -
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.
A Close Win for Bernie
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bernie, Campaign 2016, debates, hillary, video )

- 6 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Paul Krugman and Noam Chomsky Agree: Republicans Are A Serious Threat To Humanity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, GOP, healthcare, corruption, Govtfearmongering )

- 1 day ago -
Anyone but a staunch Teapublican likely comprehends that any iteration of the GOP has become a threat to Americans -- except the rich and the fanatic. No matter who they're hurting, or how, they seem bent on hurting America as much as possible.
Don't Let Rick Snyder Off the Hook!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Flint, Michigan, water, resources, pollution, Flint water crisis, petitions )

- 5 hours ago -
Congress held a hearing on Flint's water crisis. Witnesses from Flint brought tainted, brown water and clumps of their hair that fell out because of lead poisoning. It was heartbreaking.
See the Elaborate Cake Made for Gov. Rick Snyder's Wife By Ann Arbor Bakery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gov. Rick Snyder, Flint, MI, extravagant birthday cake )

- 4 hours ago -
From the "Let Them Eat Cake" Department: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder threw his wife Sue a birthday party at the West End Grill last week, and this cake, designed by Heather Anne Leavitt, was one of the stars of the evening.
Teddy Needs a Trus?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans, Idiocy! )

- 8 hours ago -
Wow! Who knew that politics could be such fun!
Friday Fun With Flowers in Freezing Weather
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Flower Show, Omaha, St. Cecilia Cathedral )

- 6 hours ago -
Post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. Besides taking alliteration to heroic lengths, he has presented a remarkable amount of beauty for us.
US President Barack Obama Denounces Anti-Muslim Bias | GulfNews.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US President Barack Obama denounces anti )

- 1 day ago -
US President Barack Obama speaks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, in Windsor Mill, Maryland on Wednesday.
Feds Protect Their Turf By Re-Classifying Patriots As Domestic Terrorists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago -
This is a most dangerous precedent when the government turns its forces against its own citizens. With anti-government sentiments already running so high in America, this could result in a massive confrontation if not checked.
70% Of Jobs Added In January Were Minimum Wage Waiters And Retail Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
For those curious where the big jump in earnings came from, the answer appears rather simple: the reason, according to the BLS breakdown of jobs added in January (per the Establishment survey), of the 151,000 jobs added in the past month, retail trade ad
The Legacy of George W Bush: 10 Million Refugees and 250,000 Deaths Over the Past Five Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
Millions have died as a consequence of the actions of this one single American Cowboy
Senator Presses VA On Failure To Help Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, troops, war, military, media, lies, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, terrorism )

- 3 hours ago -
Last summer, NPR revealed that despite promises made in the early 1990s, the VA failed to contact more than 3,000 veterans who were exposed to large amounts of mustard gas in secret military experiments and that the agency denied the veterans compensation
Want Endless War? Love the U.S. Empire? Well, Hillary Clintons Your Choice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Central Banking, Corporatocracy, Fascism, Imperialism, Police State, Propaganda, Mainstream Media, Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago -
If the candidates foreign policy record is any guide, a Hillary Clinton presidency would perpetuate and bolster some of our most hateful national characteristics.
The American Dream Is Dead, And Now Even The Mainstream Media Is Starting To Admit It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
Are you living the American Dream? If so, you should consider yourself to be very fortunate, because most Americans are not. In fact, as you will see below, a new survey has found that there is nowhere on the entire planet where the average wage earne
John Voight: Obama Destroying the USA   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, celebrity, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, lies, media, healthcare, usa, troops, military )

- 4 hours ago -
Discussion of health care costs and erosion of rights
Ireland Helps Corporations Evade Taxes and Shift to U.S. Citizens
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, tax evasion, Ireland, taxpayers, business, greed, corruption, congress, dishonesty, economy, cover-up, crime, government, usa )

- 4 hours ago -
Ireland is one of the biggest tax havens for U.S. companies not wanting to pay their share of taxes. This evasion means Ireland is helping make a huge tax burden for American taxpayers.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Expand Social Security
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, republicans, democrats, social security )

- 3 hours ago -
Pass legislation that expands Social Security benefits and ensures a more secure retirement for all, not just the wealthy few. I hope youâEUR(TM)ll join us in sending a strong message to members of Congress in both parties:
Phoenix Votes to Avoid Satanic Prayer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, religion, rights, usa )

- 1 hour ago -
Satanists have rights too.
Welcome to the Recovery 1 Out of 7 Americans (45.5 Million) Remain on Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economic Collapse )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
The following article from the New York Times is shameful in many ways. While the paper is forced to cover the undeniable fact that real wages for the lowest income Americans have plunged during the so-called economic recovery over the past six years, i
Bernie or Hillary?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, candidates, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, democrats, usa, obama, elections, u.s., propaganda, politics )

- 4 hours ago -
Hillary gets more funding from Wall St interests than any other candidate,including Republicans. Bernie has never had to hold a real job.
Goldman Sachs Backs HIllary and Cruz and Goes After Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, Wall St, money, greed, corruption, ethics, government, usa, propaganda, media )

- 4 hours ago -
Elizabeth Warren comes to his defense. There should be a Sanders-Warren ticket
Corporations Will Trump Governments Under TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, SupremeCourt, TPP, world, United Nations, greed, jobs, propaganda, politics, government, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, abuse, americans )

- 3 hours ago -
Corporations are a series of dictatorships with the leaders completely shielded
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government, democrats, congress, constitution, ethics, freedoms, media, u.s., americans )

- 2 hours ago -

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