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US Politics & Gov't

CONservative's Still Not Conservative
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, crime, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, lies, news, propaganda, media, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
How Chris Christie Has Left New Jersey's Economy Sputtering He raced to plug an $800 million budget gap by July 1
Personal Update - 7/13/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 9 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
Germany Wants USA to Promise to Stop Spying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, usa, ethics, congress, Germany, spying, privacy, surveillancemilitary )

- 5 hours ago -
The thing about spying is it betrays trust-- perhaps one of the greatest defenses one can build-- a trusting relationship
Obama Not Trusted to Broker Palestinian Peace: Professor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, politics, americans, congress, abuse, siege-assault on Gaza-Palestine, death, accountability, justice now!, Intn'l Laws violations, illegal occupation of Palestine, end all US military aid to Israel now!, government, media, lies, terrorism )

- 15 hours ago -
And as for Obama he cannot be a broker because he is part of the conflict. The Americans have been extending so much help to the Israelis and without the military assistance to the Israelis; the Israelis would not be able to practice their aggression
Gaza Under Attack Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama end all US military aid to Israel , end the siege on Gaza, war crimes, assault-invasion of gaza 2014, news, war, media, congress, americans, usa, troops, obama, propaganda, terrorism, housing, military, lies )

- 23 hours ago -
They want to forge a narrative that there are two equal sides. While there's one side that's oppressor and another that's oppressed.
Crowdsourcing Our Way Out of the Crisis of Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: populism, rebellion, tyranny, spying, patriotism )

- 16 hours ago -
More Americans are fed up with the phony democracy that exists in the United States. Across the nation people are engaged in democracy rebellions as many re-examine the nation's roots, especially with the 4th of July weekend just passing.
Israeli Airstrikes Target Charities, Stadiums and Parks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: siege on Gaza, israel state terrorism-aparthid-warcrime, invasion of Gaza, airstrikes-troops, charities, public facilities bombed, Obama-Kerry, BDS, end all US military aid to Israel, news, obama, media, terrorism, usa, war, americans, troops )

- 10 hours ago -
On day five of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip Israeli airstrikes take a new turn, targeting charities and public facilities, including stadiums and parks.
USA Military Budget Could Solve Many Social Problems in USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, ethics, military, spending, cost control, poverty, taxpayers, usa, government )

- 4 hours ago -
The average non-combat soldier makes out better than pretty much any retail or hospitality hourly worker. Travelling soldiers spend as much as $50-100 on a single dinner at taxpayer expense when many taxpayers cannot afford to do that
The GOP Is Now Selling 'I Miss W.' t-Shirts. (They Really Are)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, republicans, bush )

- 34 minutes ago -
The GOP's latest fundraising program is sale of t-shirts that read "I Miss W." for $27. Sure. Forget about Iraq, the near-depression economy, record job loss, foreclosures, etc.
The Fight to Stop Detroit From Cutting Water to Thousands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, ethics, water, consumers, debt, Detroit, harsh, activists, government, usa )

- 1 day ago -
City has major revenue shortfall from unpaid water bils
NSA to Store 966 Exabytes of User Data
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, spying.surveillance, privacy, Binney, constitution, corruption, cover-up, democrats, crime, republicans, propaganda, lies, media, military, usa, supremecourt, troops, Govtfearmongering, ethics, freedoms )

- 5 hours ago -
According to article, all internet activity from 2003 onward is only 5 Exabytes! The agenda here is to build cases against every internet user for future blackmail or retailation with the premise that every internet user is a criminal?
NSA Cites 89.138 Targets Last Year in "Transparency Report"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, congress, spying, surveillance, privacy, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, military, usa, SupremeCourt, politics, media, u.s. )

- 4 hours ago -
The biggest concern here is when do "friends" end and "enemies" begin? It is when the definition of enemy grows so vast and unchecked that virtually no one escapes
Dept. of Justice Refuses to Investigate Spying on U.S.Senators
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, Senate, spying, surveillance, congress, cover-up, crime, corruption, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, military, usa, SupremeCourt )

- 4 hours ago -
Is this saying it is perfectly legit for agencies overseen by the Senate to spy on and manipulate the Senate?
Good News:U.S. Murder Rate Drops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, war, news, media, ethics, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, elections, congress, constitution, abuse, cover-up, politics, propaganda, SupremeCourt, Govtfearmongering, lies, corruption, obama )

- 14 minutes ago -
A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with an equally stark drop in violent crime, according to a new study, which Second Amendment advocates say makes the case that more guns can mean safer street

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