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US Politics & Gov't

No More Weapons of War for Local Police - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Pentagon, Congressman Hank Johnson, war weapons, local police weapons )

AtTheBeac
- 1 day ago - citizen.org
Last year Ferguson, Missouri, made the news. As attention fades, the Pentagon continues to unload war weapons on local police all over the U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson has just reintroduced his bill.
Tell Congress: Let The National Labor Relations Board Do Its Job - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NLRB, Unions, Congress, union votes, for the workers )

AtTheBeac
- 18 hours ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
Today, instead of implementing policies that strengthen the middle class, Congress is pushing a bill to stop the National Labor Relations Board from modernizing its procedures because it just might help Americas workers.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks Because He Must
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama., iran, nuclear weapons )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Why will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speak to Congress on Tuesday to the anger of President Obama? HeâEUR(TM)s speaking because his countryâEUR(TM)s fate hangs in the balance of ObamaâEUR(TM)s nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Netanyahu Accuses Obama of Risking "Nuclear Arms Race" With Iran Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Netanyahu, Barack Obama, Iran, nuclear weapons, nuclear bomb, Congress, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Benjamin Netanyahu tore apart diplomatic protocol on Tuesday by launching an extraordinary attack on Barack Obama, accusing the president of accepting a nuclear deal "that paves Iran's path to the bomb". In a stinging speech before the US Congress
Will 9.6 Million Americans Lose Their Health Insurance?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Health Care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, US Supreme Court, King v Burwell )

Brian
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
The future of "Obamacare" is at stake in todayâEUR(TM)s King v. Burwell arguments at the Supreme Court.
Tomorrow's Headlines? Congressional Investigation Panel Demands Hillary's Letters to Grandmother
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, propaganda, Hillary Clinton )

Abe
- 8 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com
Okay so this isn't real news but would you really be shocked if you heard this on the news tomorrow?
Newly Unveiled Texas School 'Reform' Proposals In Step With Right-Wing Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Education, Children, New Jersey, Texas, ALEC, Diane Ravitch, Chris Christie )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
The conservative education package proposed this week 'is a grab-bag of failed ideas cribbed from the ALEC playbook,' says Diane Ravitch
Huge Stakes As Supreme Court Takes Third Crack At Obamacare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obamacare, supreme court )

Angela
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Obamacare faces its strangest challenge yet when the Supreme Court takes up the law for the third time Wednesday. The worst consequences would fall on the estimated 9.6 million people who would lose their health insurance.
'Capital Punishment Must End' âEUR" Catholic Publications Unite in Rare Joint Statement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, capital punishment, catholic church, rare, Joint, statement, government, ethics )

Annamaria
- 12 hours ago - catholicnewsagency.com
Four U.S. Catholic publications with a broad range of audiences have come together in a joint editorial citing Church leaders in calling for an end to the death penalty in the United States.
US Envoy to S. Korea "Slashed in the Face" in Armed Assault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Ambassador, Mark Lippert, South Korea, Attacked, Terrorism, Unification )

Brian
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked by an armed individual in Seoul, leaving him seriously injured, according to the countryâEUR(TM)s Yonhap news agency.
Georgia âEUR~License To DiscriminateâEUR(TM) Bill Forced Through Committee During Bathroom Break
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, usa, politics, abuse )

Wild
- 12 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Georgia Republicans have used a number of nefarious methods to get their way over the years, but earlier this week they busted out an especially sneaky new tactic: voting on legislation when Democrats are, um, temporarily indisposed.
Tomgram: Pratap Chatterjee, Is Drone Warfare Fraying at the Edges?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, media, military, abuse, PTSD, ethics, crime )

Wild
- 11 hours ago - tomdispatch.com
Are Pilots Deserting Washington's Remote-Control War? A New Form of War May Be Producing a New Form of Mental Disturbance By Pratap Chatterjee-In two strikes against "him" over the years, according to Reprieve, 76 children and 29 adults have died, but
Fox NewsâEUR(TM)s Bill OâEUR(TM)Reilly Riffs on the Importance of âEUR~TrustâEUR(TM) (Especially Trust Funds!)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, propaganda, lies, cover-up, corruption, abuse, crime, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, iraq, military, politics, obama, republicans, congress, SupremeCourt, troops, war, news, freedoms, democrats, constitution )

Wild
- 10 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Media outlets have spent the past couple of weeks demonstrating why viewers should trust Fox News host Bill OâEUR(TM)Reilly at their own risk. From a previous post in this space, here are some highlights from the record:
Thank You Members of Congress Who Agreed to #SkipTheSpeech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #SkipTheSpeech, democrats, congress, americans, news, media, obama, republicans, constitution, politics, usa, war, propaganda )

Jess
- 9 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Please sign today so we can deliver this petition to the Members of Congress early next week. Thanks for taking action!
Russia Denounces Arrival of U.S. Military Trainers in Ukraine - LA Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, government, lies, media, military, news, propaganda, socialsecurity, terrorism, troops, usa, war, u.s. )

Sonya
- 8 hours ago - latimes.com
The US Russian relationship is at its lowest point since the end of the Cold War. It might get worse.
   

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