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US Politics & Gov't

URGENT- PLEASE SIGN: Congress: Ceasefire for Gaza Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, Code Pink petition, ceasefire, Gaza assault-siege, end all US military aid to Israel, now, US tax funded, end 430 billion, end the occupation-siege, congress, americans, obama, republicans, news, democrats, propaganda, war, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
While Congress continues to declare unconditional support for Israel, take a moment to call on them to push for a ceasefire now and an end to the siege of Gaza!
Close the NSA's Spying Loophole
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, privacy, civil rights, spying )

Freya
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
If you thought the President had come clean, and reformed the NSA's vast illegal spying machine -- think again.
The GOP's Real Shame on the Border: Ignoring An Industry That Makes Billions Off Immigrants to Give to Politicians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humanrights, interesting, HumanRights, politics, society, usa, children, conflict, ethics, crime, government, society, safety, sadness, law, humans, culture, americans, republicans, bush, obama, news )

Robert
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
All of them have ignored - or blissfully forgotten - that privatization, not government overreach, lies at the heart of America's suppurating arrest and deportation policy.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Announced Plans Monday to Deploy as Many as 1,000 National Guard Troops to the State's Border With Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, stupidity, corruption, dishonesty, military, propaganda )

Jason
- 19 hours ago - latimes.com
The idiot said for "empty promises" in dealing with an influx of Central American children and families. THEN, when he realizes how stupid it was, says the guard is to catch drug smugglers.
Jon Stewart Hammers John McCain: Let's See Who's Been Absolutely Wrong More Often (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jon Stewart, John McCain, wrong-off, media, TV, politics, government, dishonesty, republicans )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
Daily Show host Jon Stewart challenged Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to a "wrong-off" on Tuesday following McCain's dismissive remarks about the comedian during an interview with Fox News.
Rep. Louie Gohmert: Israel's Invasion of Gaza Means 'It Is Time to Bomb Iran' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Louie Gohmert, Tea Party Republicans, dishonesty, politics, corruption, ethics, news, government, propaganda, abuse )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
Just one day after international watchdogs said Iran was complying with demands to scale back its nuclear program, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) called for the country to be bombed because of the conflict in Gaza.
Journalistic Malpractice: The Media Enables the Right-Wing Politicization of Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: journalism, science, reporting, media, bias, ignorance )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
From Hobby Lobby to climate change, journalistic disinformation happens all the time.
The Truth About Israel's New War on Gaza - the Energy Rush
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: end all US military aid to Israel, truthtelling, siege-assault on Gaza Strip 2014, displaced persons, energy war, World, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Civilian, IDF, news, media, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, war crimes, usa, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Israel has been de facto occupying Gaza, rendering null and void the notion of Gaza as a foreign entity, little has been said of Israel's real motives.
Meet the New GOP Prototype for Enriching Local Elites While Enacting Christian Right Dogma
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, economy, ethics, freedoms, propaganda, politics, media, lies, elections, republicans )

Wild
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
It is said that states are political laboratories for political ideologies. On that score, there are few states that better exemplify how the working class has been used as an unwitting pawn for the elites than Kansas. Today, Kansas is dealing with its wo
5 Innocuous Activities That Can Get You Put in the Govt.'s Anti-Terrorism Database
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: counter-terrorism, spying, civil liberties )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
5 U.S. citizens say they were put into a counter terrorism database for harmless activities like photographing landmarks.
50% of People Killed By Prisons Are in Fact Mentally Ill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, death, mentally ill, prisons, death penalty, corruption, cover-up, ethics, congress, dishonesty, government, usa, SupremeCourt )

Angelus
- 11 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
A prison environment for the mentally ill will not make them any better
Government Intercepted and Shared Sexually Explicit Photos of Internet Users
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, spying, privacy, surveillance, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, republicans, usa, military, Govtfearmongering, freedoms, ethics, supremecourt )

Angelus
- 11 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
We keep hearing people labeled "conspiracy theorists" yet over and over again our fears turn out to be realities
Mississippi Cuts $1.3 Billion From Schools, Gives $1.3 Billion to Nissan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mississippi, education cuts, globalization, nissan, politics )

Rodney
- 7 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Mississippi has proved to us all that austerity, or the political ideology of "government living within its means," is a farce.
Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits - Volume 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Greg Abbott, Texas, elections, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - progresstexas.org
A year ago, we released Volume 1 of Greg Abbott's (Not So) Greatest Hits. From not believing in science to failing to pursue a massive child sex abuse scandal, we thought Greg Abbott had hit rock bottom. Little did we know how low he could go.
Gaza Through the Looking Glass
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, John Kerry, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, government, ethics, dishonesty, media, politics )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - politico.com
What Kerry's hot mic mistake teaches us about America's relationship with Israel. What is one to make of this? We already know that U.S. officials are highly skeptical of Netanyahu's true intentions toward the Palestinians, having made clear that they...
Government Agents 'Directly Involved' in Most High-Profile US Terror Plots - Human Rights Watch Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, war, military, dishonesty )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - goldenageofgaia.com
Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the "direct involvement" of government agents or informants, a new report says.
Some ObamaCare Customers May Lose Tax Credits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, ObamaCare, law, taxes, economy, government, healthcare, obama, politics, usa, SupremeCourt )

Angelus
- 11 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
This whole program should have been thought out a lot more with consensus from both parties so that the rollout would be smoother and kinks worked out legally
Common Sense Has to Overcome This Right Wing Delusion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, stupidity, racism, hate, dishonesty, corruption, crime, cover-up, propaganda, military, media )

Jason
- 2 hours ago - whitehouse.gov
Tax the RICH! 70% on everything over the first $2 million. Protect our economy! Rebuild what once was great.
   

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