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US Politics & Gov't

U.S. Heading Down Slippery Slope in Iraq and Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, military, congress )

Anteater
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell President Obama: "U.S. airstrikes accomplished their goal of blocking genocidal ISIS and helping to hold the Kurdish defense line in Northern Iraq. Don't bomb Syria or launch additional airstrikes in Iraq without congressional approval (...)''
Crooked Republican Judge Beat His Wife
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, cover-up, republicans, news, propaganda )

Jason
- 1 day ago - bradblog.com
The crook that convicted Alabama's former Democratic Governor Don Siegelman of a crime that never was. Architect Karl Rove. Known Nazi.
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
- 20 hours 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
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
- 23 hours 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.
Caught on Tape: What Mitch McConnell Complained About to a Roomful of Billionaires(Exclusive) - The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, americans, constitution, candidates, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, politics, media, republicans, democrats, freedoms )

Wild
- 19 hours ago - thenation.com
At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.
How the Supreme Court Protects Bad Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, police, police abuse of power, police misconduct, injustice, usa )

David
- 17 hours 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 . . .
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.
Stop the Militarization of Police Forces - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, abuse, politics, terrorism )

Paulo
- 11 hours 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.
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
- 22 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Police should be heavily screened by mental health professionals for sadistic or socipathic tendencies
Open Thread - 8/28/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos, plus )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). Special extra.
Two Palestinians Killed In Gaza, At Least Eight Injured
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tags: assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 20, Ceasefire agreement, war crimes, BDS, end all Us aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, free Palestine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, terrorism, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, UnitedNationsamericans, co )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
In a report following the latest Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Health in Gaza said, "By the 51st day of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, the number of slain Palestinians arrived to 2133, while 11100 Palestinians have been inju
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
- 12 hours 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
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
- 12 hours 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
Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: whistle blowing, Border patrol, usa, politics, news, ethics )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - npr.org
Use of force by law enforcement agents along the Southwest border has drawn attention and criticism recently, after reports that Border Patrol agents shot and killed unarmed migrants and faced no consequences.
How New York Mayor De Blasio Trumped Obama on Equal Pay for Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, women's rights, laws, Mayor De Blasio, usa )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - csmonitor.com
Equal pay is a big election year issue for President Obama. In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced a big settlement on the issue as part of his 'liberal laboratory.'
Most Americans Think The Recession Permanently Damaged The Economy: Survey
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, politics, economy, republicans, democrats, survey )

Darren
- 53 minutes 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.
   

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