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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 6/26/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Miranda, Obama, and Hamilton: An Orwellian Menage a Trois for the Neoliberal Age
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: "Hamilton", Alexander Hamilton, Barack Obama, elitism, classism, slavery, U.S. politics, neoliberalism, critique )

Judy
- 16 hours ago - counterpunch.org
Alexander Hamilton was no people's champion. This is a blistering critique of Obama's neoliberal presidency and the fakery of celebrating Hamilton, a man of "arch-classist sentiments" who was about as elitist as they come.
George W. Bush Did Something Much Worse Than Lie Us Into War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Heribert
- 4 hours ago - dailykos.com
How to use FEAR as a means to a lter public opinion
TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone XL Rejection
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keys )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
June 24 TransCanada files a $15,000,000+ suit against US taxpayers. It claims rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline violates NAFTA. It claims the rejection violates foreign investors rights and expectations for maximum profit by any means necessary.
ObamaâEUR(TM)s Death Sentence for Young Refugees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, news, democrats, republicans, SupremeCourt, immigration, elections, government, Govtfearmongering, usa, war, candidates, congress, americans )

Frank
- 20 hours ago - nytimes.com
Now the gang is looking for him, he says, and it already sent a hit team to his home.
Military Women Who Speak Out About Sexual Assault Are Being Branded With 'Personality Disorder' and Pushed Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, human rights, women's rights, violence, terrorism, rape, ethics, crime, constitution )

Beverly
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
Noxious stereotypes about women being nuts and liars are being used to silence military women who report rape.
Naturally, Members of the House GOP Tried to Block Putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: discrimination, women, racism, sexism, congress, government, ethics, republicans, politics )

Beverly
- 57 minutes ago - jezebel.com
Despite the efforts of some of its members, the House GOP will not vote to keep antislavery activist Harriet Tubman off of the $20 bill.
The House Democrats Sit-In Is Everything Wrong With the US Government
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago - theantimedia.org
House Democrats are sitting-in against due process and the Constitution. Democrats are taking a stand because they want to strip those listed on the ubiquitous and utterly flawed terror watch list of the right to purchase legal firearms.
Proposed Law Inspired By Brock Turner Case Would Require Prison Time For More Rapists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, rape, women's rights, human rights, crime, constitution, ethics, justice )

Beverly
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
California law lets rapists who sexually assault unconscious people avoid jail. A district attorney wants to change that.
A Look at the Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court, By the Numbers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: reproductive rights, women's rights, human rights, SupremeCourt, politics, constitution, congress, ethics, government )

Beverly
- 1 hour ago - latimes.com
This month, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in the first landmark abortion case in decades, Whole WomanâEUR(TM)s Health vs. Hellerstedt.
Creating Terrorists: The FBIs Dark History of Provoking Violent Attacks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 39 minutes ago - rt.com
The FBIs conduct with Orlando massacre shooter Omar Mateen is under fire, even though its part of a decades-long strategy to provoke, lure, and entrap potential terrorists.
PIP- Rotten To The Core :THE TRUE IMPACT OF THE PIP.. IT IS A DEATH SENTENCE.. FOR ANYONE WHO CAN'T GET IT.....
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UK, GOVERNMENT, CORRUPTION, PRIVATE HEALTHCARE, DEATH SENTENCE, 2016 )

Dave
- 8 hours ago - samedifference1.com
THE TRUE IMPACT OF THE PIP.. IT IS A DEATH SENTENCE.. FOR ANYONE WHO CAN'T GET IT.....
Firearms Prohibitions Are Damaging To Our Nations Defense
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago - soldiersystems.net
I originally wrote and published an article with this theme back in 2012. Based on current events I felt it was time to revisit the subject. Once again, anti-Second Amendment groups are taking advantage of a tragedy to further their gun control agenda an
4 Pieces of the Orlando Shooting Narrative That Dont Add Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - wakingtimes.com
When rationality, objectivism and true journalism are applied to the investigation of important events like these, the official narrative always opens the door to questions that are never fully examined.
Orlando Mass Shooting: Foreknowledge of Mass Casualty Event?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - memoryholeblog.com
Hours before the alleged worst mass shooting in US history at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, the City of Orlando created an online record either concerning the bars business tax or a potential building permit involving an unspecified project at the bu
Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev a Double Agent Recruited By the FBI?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - whowhatwhy.org
Last month, we reported startling new evidence that answered the questions, What did the FBI know about accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and when did it know it? Now the public is asking the same questions about Omar Mateen. For an in-de
   

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