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US Politics & Gov't

In a Shift, Obama Extends US Role In Afghan Combat - NYTimes.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, crime, propaganda, lies, usa, war, military, politics, obama )

Wild
- 7 hours ago - nytimes.com
President Obama decided in recent weeks to authorize a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, a move that ensures American troops will have a direct role in fighting in the warravaged country for at least
The Pentagon's Slush Fund Continues to Raise Eyebrows - Nukes of Hazard Blog
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, military, media, politics, obama, troops, war, usa, dishonesty, congress, abuse )

Wild
- 12 hours ago - nukesofhazardblog.com
It was a strong start earlier this year, when President Obama made a budget request for the Pentagon that was finally in line with the law of the land--the Budget Control Act (BCA). But that's ancient history The President's original request came in just
"Barbaric Beyond Measure," NY Times Ediorial About Albert Woodfox's Four Decades in Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, healthcare, news, politics, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, u.s., usa, war )

Angola
- 16 hours ago - nytimes.com
NYT: "Even comparatively brief solitary confinement can cause severe mental and emotional trauma; a United Nations expert has said that more than 15 days may amount to torture. When it is imposed for more than 40 years, it is barbaric beyond measure."
Officer's Errant Shot Kills Unarmed Brooklyn Man
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, usa, news, interesting, humans, freedoms, ethics, killed, unnarmed, brooklyn, accidental, Louis H. Pink Houses )

Darren
- 20 hours ago - nytimes.com
The officer and his partner were patrolling the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York when the man was shot, and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the shooting was accidental.
Boehner: House GOP Files Obamacare Suit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, humans, ethics, republicans, democrats, healthcare, politics, John Boehner, ObamaCare, GOP, unconstitutional, lawsuit )

Darren
- 20 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.
Republicans Confront Own Worst Enemy on Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, obama, media, freedoms, immigration, republicans, democrats, congress )

Darren
- 21 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Just two weeks ago, Republicans handed President Obama a humiliating defeat at the polls, winning full control of Congress. But already, party leaders fear that the conservative uproar over the president's immigration actions will doom any hopes for a. .
   

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