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US Politics & Gov't

Protect Native American Burial Ground - ForceChange PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Illegal construction, government, politics )

Jean
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
For nearly a decade, the sacred Native American grounds of Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa have been undergoing illegal construction. Costing approximately three million dollars, this construction took place under the watch of the National Park
Take Action to Challenge Israel's Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA government, Americans, discrimination against Palestinians, Strategic Partnership Act of 2014, end all US aid to Israel, US Aid to Israel, ethics, obama, propaganda, terrorism, freedoms, congress )

Jess
- 5 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
PLEASE SIGN - Proposed amendment to the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 (H.R. 938, Section 106 and S. 2673 Section 9)
Presidential Con Game: Will Sarah Palin Try to Hoodwink Her Supporters Again in 2016?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, lies, media, Election, Palin )

Abe
- 1 day ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
Is it really possible that, after the last bogus One Nation bus tour in 2012, that Sarah Palin is considering a presidential run? Don't bet it on.
Officer Gloats and Reveals Why He Is Free to Shoot Your Dogs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - activistpost.com
Did it ever occur to the folks above that the very problem lies in the training? Not the lack of it?
Jon Stewart's Reaction to the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: koch brothers, daily show )

Ashley
- 14 hours ago - rawstory.com
The Koch brothers bought some ad time during the Daily Show. Watch Jon Stewart's hilarious reaction.
Oregon Family Uses Marijuana to Treat 11 Year Old Son With Severe Autistic Rage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, babies, children, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, food, government, health, healthcare, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, sci )

Leopold
- 11 hours ago - earthweareone.com
An Oregon family was out of options. Alex, their 11 year old son's autistic rage was out of control to the point that his parents had to institutionalize him. He was hurting himself and others.
Please Don't Vote - A Message From The Republican Party   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, politics, republicans, voter suppression, Nov. 4th elections )

Elle
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
The Republican party is counting on poor voter turnout to win back the Senate on November 4th, 2014. Do your part to help the GOP and STAY HOME.
Legacy of Big Campaign Donors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mega donors )

Ashley
- 11 hours ago - usatoday.com
Most of the mega donors in modern American politics are elderly. This means that it is likely in a few years, that their vast resources will pass onto their children. Will their children continue to support the same causes? Maybe not ^_-.
Why Are They So Afraid of Third Parties?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Election 2014, Politics, Political History, Political Establishment, Toxic Capitalism, Capitalist Parties, Pro Business, Democrats, Republicans, Two Party Sham, Low Voter TurnOut, Third Parties, Progressive Left, Real Leftists )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - socialistworker.org
EACH ELECTION Day seems to confront Americans with a choice that's not much of a choice: one pro-business party that pretends to represent the working people (Democrats) and another pro-business party that doesn't even bother to pretend (Republicans).
Is Voter Suppression An American Tradition?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - truthdig.com
Today's ID laws are driven by an old purpose--undermining genuine majority rule and deflecting threats to the established order.
Georgia Court Refuses to Intervene on Behalf of 56,000 Missing Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, voting )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
On Tuesday, a Georgia court refused to issue an emergency order adding more than 56,000 people to this fall's voter rolls.
Chilcot Report: Politicians to Demand Date for Iraq War Inquiry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, republicans, iraq, lies, Govtfearmongering, ethics, war, propaganda )

James
- 19 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Ministers will come under pressure to say when Sir John Chilcott's report on war in Iraq will be published in Westminster today. Tory MP Keith Simpson has called a debate on the costs of the inquiry, which was set up in 2009.
Did You Hear? Texas Plans to Fingerprint EVERYONE Within the Next 12 Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 16 hours ago - truthstreammedia.com
The Texas Department of Public Safety might as well be called the Texas Department of Public Invasiveness. They've launched a plan to fingerprint every single person of driving age in the state, after which they will add the person's prints to the crimina
8 White Cops, 1 Black Homeless Man, 46 Bullets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - rt-tv.f29hgb.ru
A video has surfaced showing a homeless man being shot dead by eight police officers as he held a small penknife. 46 bullets were fired.
Is Filming a Police Officer a Domestic Threat? Austin Activist on Trial for Videotaping An Arrest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - democracynow.org
A jury in Austin, Texas, is set to issue its decision today in a case that centers on a person's right to film police officers. Antonio Buehler says he was at a gas station in the early morning hours of New Year's Day in 2012 when he used his phone to tak
Eric Holder to Ferguson Leakers: 'Shut Up'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
'Attorney General Eric Holder says that he is beyond exasperated - he is mad, in fact - at the leaks pouring out of the investigation into the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
America's Drones Are Still Killing Scores of Innocents - Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, abuse, ethics, crime, lies, usa, war, propaganda, military, media )

Wild
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
ISIS has revived our dependence on drones. We must not let it.Only five Members of Congress came to hear this family's testimony. Only five listened to the real impact of one of America's most ruthless, extrajudicial, error-laden and enemy-producing war
PG&E May Have Secretly and Illegally Altered Earth Quake Standards For California's Last Nuclear Power Plant - Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, nature, habitat, environment, ecosystems, safety, politics, risks, safety )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The aging plant is located on an intricate network of earthquake fault lines...as it turns out, federal regulators secretly and illegally revised Diablo's license "to mask the aging plant's vulnerability to earthquakes," as the San Francisco Chronicle
Federal Agencies Just Doing Whatever They Want Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 16 hours ago - original.antiwar.com
For the past 18 months, the National Security Agency's (NSA) massive campaign of spying has been big news. Less prominent were stories that suggest the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are also playing the pa
The Rise of the Warrior Cop and Police Militarization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 15 hours ago - zengardner.com
The massive militarization of the Amerikan gulag police state broken down into hard and disturbing facts in this well put together report. When will Americans wake up?
Obamacare: What It Is, What It Is Not
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, healthcare, healthcare, obama, government )

Jennifer
- 15 hours ago - boingboing.net
A great cartoon on the history, benefits, drawbacks, and confusion surrounding Obamacare. (From the website BoingBoing, published on Oct. 29th, 2014)
Deaths of Civilians at the Hands of Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - projectcensored.org
This week's program looks at deaths of civilians at the hands of police, and in jail. Project Censored research has discovered that official federal statistics greatly understate the number of civilians who are killed by police each year. The guests exami
That Is a Coward Pointing a Gun at Me Veteran Refuses to Submit During Police Standoff
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - shtfplan.com
Heroic, Innocent Man Refuses to Submit & Lie Down Even With 4 Cops Guns Pointing at Him
The Shadow Surveillance State Is Really a Secret Religion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - truth-out.org
Imagine what we call "national security" as, at its core, a proselytizing warrior religion. It has its holy orders. It has its sacred texts (classified). It has its dogma and its warrior priests. It has its sanctified promised land known as "the homeland.
Why Teachers Are Backing Hawkins-Jones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Election 2014, New York, Gubernatorial, Lt Gov Race, Progressives, Left, Unions, Teachers, Progressive Organizations, Green Party, Howie Hawkins, Brian Jones )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"Julian Guerrero reports on the success of the Green Party campaign of Howie Hawkins and Brian Jones in drawing support from teachers unions and progressive groups."
Building a Political Alternative in Seattle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Election 2014, Politics, Seattle, Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative Party )

Brian
- 7 hours ago - socialistparty.org.uk
"On 4 November an election will take place where Jess Spear and Socialist Alternative are again taking on the Democratic Party machine and their big business agenda. "
Rethinking Conspiracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: conspiracy )

Shawn
- 1 hour ago - soldiersforpeaceinternational.org
This essay argues that the term "conspiracy" has been intentionally hijacked. It's time we reclaim it.
 

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