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Palestine and Hillary, 'the Lesser Evil'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lesser Evilism, Donald Trump, Hillary Rodham Clinton, two-party system, human costs, middle east policy )

Evelyn
- 13 minutes ago - alaraby.co.uk
Lesser evilism assumes that certain communities are disposable. It judges who is worthy of safety and security. It asks us to voluntarily defer liberation. Lesser evilism may sound appealing as a practical metric, but it comes with severe human costs.
Hillarys Selection at the DNC: 1984, Part 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 52 minutes ago - thedailysheeple.com
Coming to theaters this NovemberâEUR¦ We all knew Hillary was coming, but watching this all happen in real life is like going to see the movie Jurassic Park at the theater, then getting eaten by a velociraptor on the way to your car afterward.
Napolitano: Free Speech and Political Conventions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - theledger.com
This summer, we have all witnessed the heavy hand of government intervening in the freedom of speech, as the behavior of the Secret Service at both the Republican convention in Cleveland and the Democratic convention in Philadelphia was troubling and unco
Nine Reasons Why It Doesnt Matter Who Is President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - washingtonsblog.com
The excitement and furor over presidential nominations in the U.S. helps to demonstrate why those nominations donâEUR(TM)t matter. Here are nine reasons why.
Will Any Future POTUS Matter (Other Than Launching More Wars)?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - washingtonsblog.com
We are already experiencing the powerlessness of POTUS. We all know the POTUS (President of the United States) has the power as Commander-in-Chief to engage the nation in senseless, costly, needless wars.We also know the POTUS has a media-saturated bully
At The DNC, Fossil Fuel Lobbyists And The Fourth Estate Shack Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNC Convention, DNC Corruption, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, ethics, crime, abuse, obama, propaganda, democrats )

Fiona
- 1 hour ago - inthesetimes.com
At the DNC, after what should have been the shameful resignation of Debbie Wasserman Shultz, the insults to ethics we had a right to expect, just grew worse and worse with the great welcome to the fossil fuel industries.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, whistleblowers, John Kiriakou, Thomas Drake, holiday, Justice Department, superbugs, endoscopes, Olympus Corp, deaths, Furies )

Joanne
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. Two items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Bernie Sanders Breaks Down Exactly Why Donald Trump Is +Dangerous+
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, donald-trump, elections, media, Bernie Sanders )

M
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The independent senator from Vermont described the reality TV personality as the âEURoemost dangerous...
Hillary Clinton: Crooked To The Core - Documentary - Love America? Share!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton have a seriously dark and corrupt history. Scandals and lies are found all over the place. Clinton isnt not called Crooked Hillary and Lying Hillary for no reason. Find out all Clinton scandal and more here! Unfortunately
Donald Trump and Russia: A Web That Grows More Tangled All the Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, propaganda, republicans )

John
- 4 hours ago - theguardian.com
The party platform written at the convention in Cleveland last week removed references to arming Ukraine in its fight with Russia, which has supported separatists in eastern Ukraine. TrumpâEUR(TM)s links to Russia are under scrutiny after hack of Dem E-mails.
If Russian Intelligence Did Hack the DNC, the NSA Would Know, Snowden Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., propaganda, politics, news, media, lies, government, freedoms, ethics, elections, dishonesty, crime, cover-up, corruption, constitution, americans, Russian, intelligance, hack, DNC, NSA, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Intercept )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - theintercept.com
As my colleague Glenn Greenwald told WNYC on Monday, while there may never be conclusive evidence that the Democratic National Committee was hacked by Russian intelligence operatives to extract the trove of embarrassing emails published by WikiLeaks. . .
Never Has a Demagogue Reached This Point in Our Electoral System Before
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, elections, Presidential race, candidates, demagoguery )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein, who helped bring down Nixon, has some choice words for Trump.
Enough US Silence on Brazil: Congress Urges Kerry to Speak Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, John Kerry, Dilma Rousseff, Michel Temer, Impeachment, Coup, Brazil, South America, Corruption, congress, media, usa, news )

Jess
- 9 hours ago - telesurtv.net
A letter to the Secretary of State urged him to speak out against the right wing power-grab in Brazil
My Response to Bill Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, muslim, Bill Clinton, racism )

Trish
- 10 hours ago - muslimlivesmatter.info
My Response to Bill Clinton
Donald Trump, Jr. Makes Curious Campaign Detour ~ VIDEO ~ Rachel Maddow Show
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump Jr., corruption, elections, ethics, republicans, racism, Mississippi, Confederate Flag, politics, government, news )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - msnbc.com
Rachel Maddow describes the tragic racial history of Philadelphia, Mississippi, the creepily calculated Ronald Reagan campaign stop there in 1980, & the curious visit by Donald Trump, Jr. even though Mississippi is not a risk for the GOP this year.
Muslim Iraq War Hero's Father Khizar Khan Makes Emotional Appeal to GOP Leaders: Repudiate Trump ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MSNBC Interview, Lawrence O'Donnell, Khizar Khan, sadness, ethics, freedoms, congress, republicans, corruption, government, war, elections, politics )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
Khizar Khan ~ the father of a fallen U.S. Army Capt. Humayun S.M. Khan who died saving the lives of his fellow soldiers ~ appeared on MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on Friday.
'I'M Ashamed to Have Known You': Conservatives Rip Ann Coulter for Ugly Smear of Hero Soldier's Dad
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DNC, Capt.Humayun S.M. Khan, Ann Coulter, racism, Muslims, Americans, ethics, elections, war, republicans, politics, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
Conservative writer and professional provocateur Ann Coulter may have finally gone too far Thursday night after mocking the Muslim father of a U.S. Army captain who died while saving ten of his fellow soldiers in Iraq in 2004.
George Will: Trump Won't Release Tax Returns 'Deeply Involved With Russian Oligarchs' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, tax returns, abuse, candidates, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, news, crime, elections, government )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - crooksandliars.com
During yesterday's Special Report With Bret Baier being hosted at the DNC convention, Fox News' George Will believes that Comrade Trump has ties to Russian oligarchs, which is one of the main reasons why he won't release his tax returns.
MSNBC Unearths Three-Year-Old Interview With Trump in Moscow: 'I Do Have a Relationship' With Putin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, abuse, corruption, constitution, crime, dishonesty, ethics, candidates, elections, republicans, lies, politics, propaganda, media, news )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
Earlier this week, Trump came under fire for suggesting that Russian hackers should "find the 30,000 emails that are missing". In the same press conference Trump said, âEURoeI never met Putin, I don't know who Putin is."
Israel and U.S. Are Close to a Deal on the Biggest Military Aid Package Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Israel, israel lobby, israel state terrorism-aparthid-warcrime, taxpayer $s to Israel )

Ellyn
- 16 hours ago - msn.com
A senior Israeli official will arrive in Washington next week for a final round of negotiations involving the largest military aid package the United States has ever given any country and that will last more than a decade after President Obama leaves,,,
What Progressives And Labor Can Learn From The Bernie Sanders Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, Bernie Sanders Campaign, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Progressives, Labor )

Fiona
- 17 hours ago - inthesetimes.com
If the Democratic National Convention is not sufficiently amusing in its own rightâEUR"following a week of Republicans wracked by self-centered dissent and absenteeism, plagiarism from Michelle Obama and the specter of Lucifer guiding Hillary Clinton
18 Real Things Donald Trump Has Actually Said About Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Wayne
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Trump has consistently insulted, belittled, sexualized and stereotyped women. He has also taken the time to personally insult individual notable women like Sarah Jessica Parker, Rosie OâEUR(TM)Donnell, Cher, Bette Midler, and others. "
No Classified National Security Briefings for Donald Trump PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump and Puting, national security, politics, Campagin 2016 )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
TrumpâEUR(TM)s encouragement of a dangerous dictator like Vladimir Putin to commit espionage and publicize state secrets poses serious national security concerns, and may violate federal law. T
Trump Gets His Talking Points From White Supremacist Twitter Accounts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lunatic fringe, Donald Trump, e-mails, campaign tactics, GOP )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - truth-out.org
Donald Trump's call on Russia to hack and release Hillary Clinton's deleted emails was one of the stranger moments in what's been one of the stranger campaigns in US history.
Bernie Sanders Supporters Just Staged a Massive Walkout at the DNC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - usuncut.com
Bernie Sanders delegates are leaving the Wells Fargo Center in droves, protesting the Democratic National CommitteeâEUR(TM)s bias toward Hillary Clinton throughout the primary process.
Neofascist Trump or Corporate Hawk Clinton Are No Choice at All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bob Scheer, Paul Jay, fascist, neofascist, Donald Trump, neoliberal, Hillary Clinton, neoliberalism, progressive )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Truthdig editor in chief Bob Scheer tells Paul Jay that while Trump is a real fascist threat, people should consider voting for a third party rather than support Clinton.
No Classified National Security Briefings for Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Presidential candidates, cybersecurity, hacking, e-mail, Internet, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Donald J. Trump said Wednesday that he hoped Russia had hacked Hillary Clinton's email, essentially encouraging an adversarial foreign power's cyberspying on a secretary of state's correspondence.
   

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