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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 5/23/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 19 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Sign Up to Take WEEKLY ACTION Against Fast Track !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, NO. FAST.TRACK. for TPP )

- 20 hours ago -
We are asking you to sign up for an elite group of Citizens Trade Campaign supporters who agree to contact their Representative weekly - either until they commit to you to oppose Fast Track or we have won the fight nationally. Consistent pressure !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, healthcare, military, propaganda, troops, war )

- 1 day ago -
Read the whole petition. I heard from news: This happened in a small town in USA, There was a ruction against all things which happen in USA all the time. Police was against the people with assault riffles and stings??? (((((((THAT IS WAR!)))))))
TAKE ACTION: Tell the GOP Presidential Candidates: Draw the Line With Your Pandering
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gop, Gun Ownership, Larry Pratt, Radical Right )

- 1 day ago -
Gun Owners of America and its executive director Larry Pratt deal in dangerous conspiracy theories and violent rhetoric. Appealing to far-right base voters is one thing, but these are dangerous radicals.
Dickipedia: Mitch McConnell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mitch McConnell, republicans, congress, ethics, media, humour )

- 1 day ago -
Dickipedia is "The HuffPost Show"'s comprehensive wiki of dicks. Addison Mitchell "Mitch" McConnell Jr. is a lawyer, a senior U.S. Senator from Kentucky, the new Senate majority leader and a dick. VIDEO and humour
CA Attorney General Harris: Secure Justice for Yuvette Henderson and Appoint a Special Prosecutor | ColorOfChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anti Police Terror Project, petition, CA Attorney General, Kamala Harris, police killing, Yuvette Henderson, Alameda )

- 1 day ago -
Anti Police-Terror Project are calling on CA Attorney General Kamala Harris to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the police killing of Yuvette Henderson. Will you join them to help? Why was a mother shot with assault weapons in a Home Depot?
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Say NO to Fast-Tracking Secret Trade Deals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Fast Track, TPP, secret trade deal )

- 19 hours ago -
Sign below and edit the letter as you wish to urge your congressional representatives to stop Fast Track for secret trade deals like the TPP.
The 'Taliban' in Our Midst - Lawrence B Wilkerson - Huffington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, terrorism, politics, military, ethics, abuse, propaganda, troops, religion, politics, culture )

- 14 hours ago -
Military officers who wear their religion on their sleeve are a danger to our country at any time, but especially after the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001. Whether it's US Army Lieutenant General William G. Boykin telling his audience that "My
Obama's Trade Bill Narrowly Clears a Key Senate Hurdle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Trade Bill, Senate, Trade Agreements, Executive Authority, Capitalism )

- 5 hours ago -
The 62-38 vote, two more than the 60 needed, came from a solid phalanx of Republicans and more than a dozen Democrats.
Stop the Sneak Attack on Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicare, health care, spending cuts, petitions )

- 1 hour ago -
Congress could now be on the verge of passing a rotten compromise package that would pay for Trade Adjustment Assistance for displaced workers with $700 million in cuts to Medicare funding.
Witness: Branded a Troublemaker âEUR" RuthâEUR(TM)s Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ruth Riviera (not her real name) )

- 1 day ago -
During her nine years in the Army, she had been raped twice by fellow officers and twice groped and harassed in such a manner that she felt her dignity had been severely undermined.
Special Report U.S. Military and Civilians Are Increasingly Divided
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, military, troops )

- 55 minutes ago -
I'll leave it to you to make your own opinion and comment
What You Need to Know About Avian Flu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Avian Flu )

- 1 day ago -
Three states âEUR" Minnesota, Wisconsin and now IowaâEUR" have proclaimed a state of emergency, with millions of commercial birds believed to be infected by avian influenza.
FBI Confesses Patriot Act Snooping Has Not Cracked A Single Case
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PATRIOT Act, snafu, BS )

- 13 hours ago -
Patriot Act snooping another GOP government snafu!
Join the Military,Get Sexually Assaulted,Then Be Punished
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, rape, assault, corruption, crime, ethics, women, violence, sadness, safety, society, usa, congress, military, troops, usa )

- 12 hours ago -
What the hell is wrong with military leadership to allow this?
John Kasich Halts Union Rights for Home Health-Care, Child-Care Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Kasich, Governor, Ohio, Republican, Home Health Care, Child Care, Workers, Workers Rights, Union Rights )

- 9 hours ago -
Independent home health-care and in-home child-care workers who do business with the state are no longer eligible for collective bargaining with the state, under an executive order issued by Gov. John Kasich. Time for a massive strike.
Is TPP About Taking Away More American Jobs?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, jpbs, poverty, unemployment, Asia, business, consumer, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, obama, propaganda, usa )

- 1 hour ago -
Why does the government allow U.S.--protected businesses to deny Americans good jobs?
Politicians Appeal to White House to Divulge TPP Provisions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, congress, TPP, jobs, poverty, consumers, business, constitution, cover-up, crime, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, economy, government, obama, politics, propaganda, lies, media, SupremeCourt, usa )

- 1 hour ago -
Legislation should be written so simply your grandmother can understand it. Anything other than that is deceptive
Police Offer Sex as Get Out of Jail Card for Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, police, law, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, usa, women, travel, transportation, congress, abuse, americans, cover-up, corruptio )

- 55 minutes ago -
In many,many communities police officers allegedly propose this to junior high or high school or college girls also using fear of jail and their family and parents as pressure to coerce sexual favors. The girls are ashamed and do not tell their parents
Police Use Military Force Against Civilian Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, activists, ethics, freedoms, law, police, violence, usa, sadness, society, safety, rights, politics, corruption, congress, Govtfearmongering, military, troops )

- 49 minutes ago -
America continues to progress in its evoluton to an Iron Curtain mentality
USA Courts Want Torture to Be Kept Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, torture, human rights, civil rights, abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, troops, military, usa, supremecourt, propaganda, media )

- 47 minutes ago -
I once read "the collective advancement of a society can be measured by its philosophy"

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