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US Politics & Gov't

FBI Investigates Democrat Wendy Davis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obamaadministration, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics, usa, Wendy Davis )

Carol
- 1 day ago - tpnn.com
More controversy is swirling around Democrat Wendy Davis's campaign to turn Texas blue by becoming the first Democrat governor of the Lone Star State in nearly 20 years. On Friday, The Daily Caller reported that Davis, who became a national media..
Bureau of Prisons Throws CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou's Children Out of Visitors Room
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, corruption, government, torture, whistleblowing, retaliation )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - dissenter.firedoglake.com
On Sunday April 13 his wife Heather, cousin Kip, and his "three younger children" drove 210 miles to visit him early in the morning ...
Stop State From Allowing Texting While Driving - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Dan
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
Distracted driving has caused hundreds of thousands of injuries and fatalities in recent years. Condemn the Mississippi State Legislature for failing to save lives by choosing not to enact a ban on texting while driving
How Fleet Street's Finest Defeated Israel's Gulf War Censorship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedom of the press, Israel gag order, censorship, Israeli government, New York Times, journalists, targeting, Media reports, media blackout, press card, harassment, arrests, freedom of travel, Fleet Street, Gulf War, violation of international low )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - theguardian.com
My posting yesterday, "New York Times obeys Israeli gag order over journalist's arrest", mentioned the fact that journalists working in Israel are expected to sign a censorship document in order to obtain a press card.
Cold War Diplomacy Was Easier to Handle, Kerry Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Conflict, History, Russia, USA, Ukraine )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The top US diplomat has complained that Cold War diplomacy was much easier to handle than the challenges he faces today. John Kerry said that even bad decisions in the past led to victories, which are harder to achieve in a multi-polar world.
'Outrageous Scandal': Medicaid Paid $12M for Deceased People in Illinois
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, obamaadministration, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, government, healthcare, lies, fraud, usa )

Carol
- 9 hours ago - foxnewsinsider.com
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) went "On The Record" to discuss newly released documents that reveal that Medicaid paid $12 million for medical services for deceased people.
Democracy Vs Oligarchy - Writing and Video By Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democracy, Republic, Oligarchy, Bernie Sanders, 2010 Supreme Court ruling Citizens Unite, Billionaires, ordinary Americans, USA, political power )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - sanders.senate.gov
The great political struggle we now face is whether the United States retains its democratic heritage or whether we move toward an oligarchic form of society where the real political power rests with a handful of billionaires, not ordinary Americans.
Two Recent Cases That Demonstrate How Industry Is Trying to Eliminate Farm-to-Table Operations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm To Table )

Michael
- 1 day ago - articles.mercola.com
Two years ago, a Michigan hog farmer sued the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for lost livelihood after it accused him of raising an "illegal" breed of swine
Long Past Time For Truths On Iraq War and Terror War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iraq, lies, media, americans, bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, Govtfearmongering, crime, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, republicans, terrorism, war )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
It is time to stop hiding the truth about why we went to war in Iraq Apr 22, 2014 - Tony Blair's former Attorney General Lord Morris says the unacceptable delay in publishing the findings of Sir John Chilcot's inquiry is a national scandal
Navy Investigates Ex-Blue Angels Commander After Complaint He Allowed Sexual Harassment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, iraq, ethics, cover-up, corruption, abuse, crime, dishonesty, economy, military, media, government, politics, troops )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Navy has reassigned a former commander of the Blue Angels, its acrobatic fighter squadron, and is investigating allegations that the elite team of pilots was a hotbed of hazing, sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination, documents show.
Virginia, Maryland Plagued With 44k Duplicate Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Election, Human rights, Law, Politics, Security, USA )

Ray
- 11 hours ago - rt.com
Over 44,000 people are registered to vote in both Virginia and Maryland, Virginia Voters Alliance, an advocacy group that monitors voting in the state, announced on Wednesday. Among them 164 people voted in both states during the 2012 general election.
Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow Part 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Buffet Rule, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Maddow, Federal Government, Student Loans, American Family, USA, economic populism, A Fighting Chance )

Dandelion
- 18 minutes ago - msnbc.com
"I think it's obscene that the Federal Government is making billions of dollars on the back of it's children." Senator Elizabeth Warren about student loans, why the United States should invest in education, and what is possible for the "American Family."
OUTRAGEOUS Watchdog: IRS Employees Who Owed Taxes Paid $1M in Bonuses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, obama, obamaadministration, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, government, usa, IRS )

Carol
- 10 hours ago - foxnewsinsider.com
A watchdog group has found that IRS employees who owed back taxes were still paid $1 million in bonuses.
Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow Part 1
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Maddow, A Fighting Chance, Senator, MA, middle class, students, debt )

Dandelion
- 23 minutes ago - msnbc.com
A brief history of how she has been speaking out for 24 years on the system has been rigged. Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class and believes that America's government can and must do better for working families.
   

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