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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 1 day 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.
Donald Trump Would Push Debt To Highest Level In U.S. History, Report Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: donald trump, debt, taxes, debt, GDP, fraud, liar, con man, dictator )

Laura
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Please read and SHARE SHARE SHARE!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan Brewer Goes Berserk on CNN: 'I'M Fed Up' With Being Treated Like a 'Bigot' for Backing Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, bigotry, abuse, Americans, republicans, government, ethics, dishonesty, politics, media, elections, corruption, news )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - rawstory.com
During an explosive CNN segment on Sunday, former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) lashed out at President Obama because she said she was tired of being called a "bigot" for supporting presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
The CIA Tortured Mustafa Al Hawsawi âEUR" Give Him Medical Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, abuse, government )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Act now to tell the Department of Defense to immediately provide Mr. al-Hawsawi adequate medical assessment and care.
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
- 23 hours 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
- 22 hours 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.
Wall Street Threatens Clinton Over Warren   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, elections, campaign finance, influence, Wall Street, investment in power, Hilary Clinton, vice presidential candidate, Banks, Wall Street choice, NOT Warren )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - youtu.be
Wall Street is talking, and Hillary Clinton is listening. The big banks don't want Clinton to choose Elizabeth Warren as her VP, and they are threatening to stop funding her campaign. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down.
Former U.N. Official Dies Before Testifying in Bribe Scandal With Clinton Donor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., propaganda, politics, news, lies, government, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, crime, cover-up, corruption, abuse, candidates, John Ashe, Hillary Clinton, Ng Lap Seng, Clinton Foundation, testify )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - dennismichaellynch.com
He was arrested in October 2015 in a massive bribery case, accused of accepting $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese billionaire real estate developer Ng Lap Seng, a major Clinton Foundation donor. Ashe had been in plea talks as recently as May, and repor
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
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Now the gang is looking for him, he says, and it already sent a hit team to his home.
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
- 22 hours 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
- 22 hours 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.
Dan Rather Slams Media for Acting Like a 'Business Partner of Donald Trump' to Boost Their Ratings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, republicans, dishonesty, abuse, politics, ethics, government, elections, corruption )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - rawstory.com
Appearing on CNN's Reliable Sources on Sunday morning, legendary newsman Dan Rather took a few shots at the political coverage of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, accusing reporters of failing to ask follow-up questions and ...
Media Critic Scorches CNN: Try 'Reporting' News Without 'Paying Weasels' to Shill for Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, media, ethics, dishonesty, CNN, Lewandowski, news, republicans, propaganda, corruption )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - rawstory.com
During a panel discussion on CNN's Reliable Sources, host Brian Stelter noted that CNN had faced a backlash after hiring Lewandowski because the political operative was known for manhandling reporters and had likely signed an agreement preventing ...
Trump Trashes 'Overrated' Conservative Pundit George Will for Calling for His Defeat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, media, Americans, George Will, Trump, elections, politics, government )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - rawstory.com
Never one to let a slight go by without firing back, Donald Trump lashed out at conservative stalwart George Will for calling for his defeat after the pundit announced he was leaving the Republican Party specifically because of the candidate.
The RNC Plans To Turn Bernie Backers Against Hillary ClintonâEUR(TM)s VP Pick
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, democrats, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, media, news, republicans, war )

John
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The RNC apparently plans a Brexit of their own. In a strategy memo provided to The Huffington Post, the committee outlines how it will attack the top candidates.
   

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