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US Politics & Gov't

VIDEO (English): The Israeli Society Has Lost Touch With Reality   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, corruption, end all U.S. aid to Israel, now!, endtheoccupation of Palestine-siege of G, Palestinian humanrights, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, government, americans, abuse, u.s., media, news, obama, propaganda, congress, lies, military )

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The Israel Lobby: Is it good for the US? Is it good for Israel?, took place in April 2015 Washington DC, a conference on the activities of the Israel lobby in the United States
How Mitch McConnell Can Make Americans Safer. Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control )

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Act to make us safer. Bring real gun control legislation to the floor for a vote.
Donald Trump Cancels Press Conference After Black Pastors Say They Were Tricked Into Meeting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, news, Trump campaign )

- 17 hours ago -
Campaign invited journalists to hear 100 African-American church leaders endorse Republican front-runner, sparking angry complaints that many had no intention of endorsing the bombastic property mogul
Help Restore Victims Of Crime Act Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VOCA, funding, crime, victims, petitions )

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A recent budget deal between the White House and Congress will strip $1.5 billion from the Crime Victims Fund, which serves as a major funding source for victim services throughout the country.
Christian Terrorism Is a Bigger Threat to U.S. Freedom Than Islamic Extremism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-choice, Christianity, religious right, hypocrisy, terrorism )

- 17 hours ago -
The pro-life, Christian Right have a history of shooting abortion doctors and planting bombs to blow up clinics to stop doctors from doing their jobs.
NSA Ends Phone Data Collection Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, lies )

Cheryl A.
- 13 hours ago -
"Beginning Sunday, if the government wants to check on a specific phone number in a potential terrorism case, a request must be made to the relevant telephone company for a check of its own data. The government will no longer retain the information"
GOP in Panic Over Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, republicans, usa )

- 20 hours ago -
The demise of TrumpâEUR(TM)s candidacy has been predicted by centrist Republicans and the media alike virtually since the day it began. But there is no empirical evidence at all to suggest it is happening.
The Shooting at Planned Parenthood Put GOP 2016 Hopefuls in a âEUR~Politically UncomfortableâEUR(TM) Position
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, republicans, elections, healthcare )

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the leading Republicans, all of whom have spoken out against Planned Parenthood, have largely remained silent about the shooting.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, media, government, usa, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
The executive branch will now be able to obtain phone metadata by asking the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to order telecommunications companies to turn over specific records.
Five Ways Sanders Could Democratize the Financial Sector That Clinton Won't Touch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, presidential candidates, elections, economy, banks, credit unions, economic justice )

- 1 day ago -
Politics is about power. Every presidential candidate in both primaries, with the lone exception of Bernie Sanders, relies primarily on powerful, wealthy interests to fund her or his campaign.
Reality Check Proof U.S. Government Wanted ISIS To Emerge In Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, war, Syria, refugees, America, Salifest )

- 22 hours ago -
As some Americans cower in fear over the perceived threat from men, women and children attempting to escape from war torn Syria, the majority of people are ignoring the reason there are refugees in the first place.
"Monday Morning Musings November 30, 2015"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, cover-up, crime, ethics, GoodNews, news, media, propaganda, politics, terrorism )

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Post to TomCat's blog In politics it is said, that when not fueled by hope there is a vacuum for fear to fill.
Interesting Perspective: Former Islamic Terrorist Turned Good Questions the Media & Politicians for Blaming Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dr. Tawfik Hamid, CAIR, Trump, "Islamophobia", Islamic migration )

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Whether you hate or like Trump, Dr Tawfik Hamid raises some questions about where the real focus should be. Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) condemned Mr. Trumps statements and referred to the candidate^s remarks as ^Islamophobic.^ Are they?
DOZENS Of Islamic State Suspects Warrant 24/7 FBI Surveillance Photo of Casey Harper Casey Harper
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, 24/7 FBI Surveillance, 48 ISIS suspects )

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The FBI is using elite surveillance units to monitor at least 48 Islamic State suspects in the United States who are considered particularly high risk. Hundreds of suspected ISIS sympathizers in the U.S. are being monitored, but the FBI is using special
Obama^s New Counter~Terrorism Guru
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, ISIS, Islam, Muslims, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, propaganda, terrorism, usa )

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Since the Islamic State attacks in Paris on November 13, we have seen the development of a new, and strange justification for the Obama administration^s insistent refusal to jettison its manifestly failed strategy of contending with IS specifically and
How to Honor Ezra Schwartz The American Murdered By A Palestinian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, murder victim, Palestinian terrorists, murder, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, terrorism, usa, war )

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A memorial ceremony was held at Ben Gurion Airport just before the body of 18 year~old Ezra Schwartz was flown to the United States for burial last Saturday night. William Grant, deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, was in attendance
Israelis, Not Muslims, Cheered in Jersey City on 9/11: Information Clearing House - ICH
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

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Brief but to the point description of who cheered while the Towers were falling...
US State of Oklahoma Governor Declares Emergency Amid Severe Storms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, government, housing, media, news, socialsecurity, usa, u.s. )

- 11 hours ago -
Oklahoma is also the most likely place for a "big" earthquake.
Maine Rocked By Refugees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maine, USA, Somali refugees, huge costs, displacement of U.S. seniors and needy )

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Immigrants immediately eligible for welfare, displacing seniors and the needy. Maine^s Somali community is adding more diversity to the state âEUR" and huge new costs, according to a top state official.
On the Edge - 11/30/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

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Personal news, 3 Short Takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
We Ask Experts: Has The Situation In Syria Become A Proxy War?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Proxy War, USA, Conflict in Syria, Russia )

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During a recent news conference, President Obama said he would not allow the current conflict in Syria to devolve into a proxy war between the United States and Russia.

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