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US Politics & Gov't

11 Reasons Why Bernie Sanders Lost This Thing Fair and Square
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, elections, candidates, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Bernie lost; Hillary has won. Here are the facts.
Why Is Trump Hiding His Taxes?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates )

- 14 hours ago -
sign to demand that Donald Trump release multiple years of his tax returns
Supreme Court Gives Black Death-Row Inmate New Life
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Timothy Foster, Georgia, discrimination, death penalty, Justices Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader G )

- 1 day ago -
On a sheet labeled "definite NO's," they put the last five blacks in the jury pool on top. And they ranked them in case "it comes down to having to pick one of the black jurors."
Surveillance: The Price for National Security?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 1 day ago -
Should you trust corporations with your personal information? Who poses a bigger threat, corporations or the government?
Spyware Linked To NSA Discovered In Hard Drives Across The World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, politics, NSA spying on citizens, worldwide surveillance )

- 1 day ago -
Noted cybersecruity firm Kaspersky Lab has discovered evidence of advanced spyware likely tied to the National Security Agency embedded deep in hard drives from more than a dozen manufacturers worldwide. According to the Moscow-based firm, which...
A Houston Man Convicted of State Animal Cruelty Charges Related to the Production of Animal Torture Videos Has Now Been Found Gu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animal torture videos, guilty in federal court, abuse, americans, government )

- 23 hours ago -
A Houston man convicted of state animal cruelty charges related to the production of animal torture videos has now been found guilty in federal court.
Obama in Hiroshima: A Case Study in Hypocrisy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, obama, propaganda, lies, military, media, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, crime )

- 3 hours ago -
President Obama heads to Japan this week for an historic visit to Hiroshima, site of the world's first use of a nuclear weapon, and one of the United States' most enduring shameful acts.The corporate media has hailed the visit as an important step in str
Tomgram: William Hartung, How to Disappear Money, Pentagon-Style
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, military, media, propaganda, politics, lies, dishonesty, economy, money, finance, investments, marketing, economy, SustainableDevelopment, lies, dishonesty, debt )

- 1 day ago -
The Pentagon's War on Accountability -Slush Funds, Smoke and Mirrors, and Funny Money Equal Weapons Systems Galore As such, the "second" U.S. base in Africa,more like the fifth U.S. base(+60 the U.S. staging areas, cooperative security locations,forward
Unions and the Sanders/Clinton Split
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Unions and Democrats )

- 22 hours ago -
Fred Mason, head of the Maryland/DC AFL-CIO, says unions struggle against anti-worker legislation in Annapolis despite its overwhelmingly Democratic Senate and House of Delegates
This Is How the Strongman Wins: Donald Trump's Single Greatest Weapon Is America's Hatred for Its Press
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, media, news, press, mistrust, polls )

- 1 day ago -
Distrust in the media is at an all-time high, and Trump plans to ride that enmity all the way to the White House.
Lawmakers Look to Ban Cat Declawing in New York State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lawmakers, banning cat declawing, New York State, americans, GoodNews, government, usa )

- 1 day ago -
According to the New York State SenateâEUR(TM)s website, the status of the bill is in committee.
Bernie Sanders Requests Kentucky Primary Recanvass
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, americans, candidates, democrats, elections, ethics, government, news, politics, usa )

- 21 hours ago -
The point is transparency, SandersâEUR(TM) aide Larry Cohen said on CNN.
Colorado's Tenacious Anti-Fracking Movement Explores "Last-Ditch Options"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Colorado )

- 21 hours ago -
With little recourse after state Supreme Court ruling, Coloradans seek legal and electoral means to protect communities against oil and gas drilling
Vindication for Edward Snowden From a New Player in NSA Whistleblowing Saga
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, politics, propaganda, Snowden, NSA, surveillance, whistleblowers )

- 1 day ago -
THE GUARDIAN PUBLISHED a stunning new chapter in the saga of NSA whistleblowers on Sunday, revealing a new key player: John Crane, a former assistant inspector general at the Pentagon who was responsible for protecting whistleblowers, then forced...
Trump: Hillary Can't Say She Cares About Women While Importing Radical Refugees to America - Breitbart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, elections, democrats )

- 1 day ago -
Clinton's call for admitting 65,000 Syrian refugees is on top of the roughly 30,000 refugees and asylees the U.S. already admits from the Middle East each year. Adding in refugees from across the Muslim world, this means that under Clinton's plan,
What the Media and Congress Are Missing on Zika and Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Zika Virus )

- 22 hours ago -
What began as coordinating a response to Zika that is rooted in smart public health policy and caring for our fellow citizens became a funding fight on Capitol Hill .
Take a Ride Through Our Broken Food System   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Food System )

- 21 hours ago -
Watch our new video explaining how our food system got that way and how you can help change it:
Watch: John Oliver Perfectly Nails 10 Reasons Why Our Primary System Is Deeply Broken
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, campaigns, delegates, conventions, party politics, candidates )

- 1 day ago -
Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver explains why we have an erratic cluster#### every four years.
Obama Is Not First President at Permanent War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago -
The New York Times recently claimed, and peace advocates repeated, that President Barack Obama will be the first U.S. president to have been at war for two complete four-year terms. It's also become common to refer to the current U.S. war on Afghanistan a
State Department Sets Single-Day Record for Syrian Refugee Approvals, Renewing Security Fears
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: refugees, Syria, muslims, ISIS, Islam )

- 4 hours ago -
First the EU was intentionally destroyed, now they are coming for the U.S.! IF they were truly Syrian Refugees it wouldn't be a problem, the majority are NOT Syrian and are NOT refugees! Refugees get full welfare benefits... Illegals do not.
Ralph Nader: Sanders Should Stay in Democratic Race, Is Only Losing Due to Anti-Democratic System   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, elections, primaries, Democrats, Ralph Nader, Bernie Sanders, Democracy Now!, Hillary Clinton, tax payer funding )

- 14 minutes ago -
We speak to longtime consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader, who argues that Sanders would be winning the primary race if every state had open primaries.

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