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Sign the Petition: Tell the Justice Department to Investigate the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, elections, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 8 hours ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
What the Koch Brothers (via Americans for Prosperity) are doing to "register" North Carolina voters is extremely misleading, and suggests that it is intentional--which is a felony.
Koch Brothers Freak Out in Response to Rolling Stone Expose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, ethics, Koch Brothers )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - dailykos.com
Tim Dickinson's fantastic expose of the Koch brothers in the latest issue of Rolling Stone has gotten plenty of attention.
Soldier's Heart: Jacob George's Sorrowful Ride Till the End
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Economy, Rights, Solutions, U.S )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Oh so heartbreaking to hear of the suicide - or as some call it, the death from moral injuries - of Jacob George, 32-year-old Arkansas farmer, musician, anti-war activist and veteran of three tours of Afghanistan who came home shattered...
TAKE ACTION: Support the EPA's First-Ever Limits on Carbon Pollution From Power Plants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, environment, government, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, politics )

Beverly
- 8 hours ago - dailykos.com
The Environmental Protection Agency is working to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. Sign the petition by Daily Kos and the Natural Resources Defense Council in telling the EPA you support these first-ever limits on carbon pollution!
The Greens Are Gaining Steam in New York
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: State Politics, New York, Gubernatorial Elections, Green Party, Howie Hawkins, Brian Jones, Progressive Left )

Brian
- 12 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"Julian Guerrero reports on the most promising left-wing independent campaign in New York state in many decades: the Howie Hawkins-Brian Jones campaign."
US Launches Wars and Backs Coups in the Name of Democracy, But Won't Back Real Democracy Activists in Hong Kong
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - thiscantbehappening.net
Where is the US, always quick to defend its wars and meddling as "supporting democracy," as democracy activists in Hong Kong are attacked by police for demanding that China honor its pledge to allow democratic election of the city's chief executive in 201
The Left Democrat Mirage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, President Obama, Obama Administration, Moving Further Right, Bush 2.0, Economic Injustice, Environmental Destruction, Endless War, Toxic Capitalism, Progressives Denied, Left Disenfrancised )

Brian
- 12 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"One might ask the question: If the Democratic Party is the natural home for working people and progressives, why is it necessary to mount continual campaigns to remind them of this?"
Eric Holder's Complex Legacy: Voting Rights Advocate, Enemy of Press Freedom, Friend of Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Holder, legacy, assessment, DoJ, record, civil rights, Wall St crash, corporate criminals, impunity, NSA mass surveillance programs, targeting of journalists, unprecedented legal offensive, whistleblowers, border patrol agents, impunity killings )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Assessments of his DoJ record from Georgetown U professor M. Dyson, R Weissman of Public Citizen, L Proll of NAACP Legal Defense Fund & B Azmy of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Praise for civil rights; criticism for no Wall St prosecutions & ++
BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Major Part Of North Carolina's Voter Suppression Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rights, Voter Suppression, North Carolina, US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit )

Brian
- 14 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
"A divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit halted two provisions of North Carolina's comprehensive voter suppression law on Wednesday, although much of the law will still take effect."
The Government Wants Guantanamo Force-Feeding Hearing Kept Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, Guantanamo detainees, hunger strikers, forced feedings )

Judy
- 11 hours ago - firstlook.org
The government wants to keep secret a hearing where a hunger-striking Guantanamo detainee is attempting to expose the painful force-feedings endured by prisoners protesting their indefinite detention.
The U.S. Created, Not Underestimated, ISIS Threat In Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 1 day ago - disquietreservations.blogspot.com
In reality, the U.S intelligence community created the ISIS threat in Syria. They were not caught off-guard by the rise of this transnational terrorist group because they were the ones who trained, armed, and financed them.
Costs of Obama's New War in Iraq and Syria Set to Explode, Say Analysts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, Economy, U.S., Iraq, Syria, US Military, War on Terror )

Judy
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
The new war in Iraq and now Syria could amount to over $1 billion a month if U.S. efforts intensify on the scale demanded by war hawks in Congress. The same congress slashed $8.7 billion from Food stamps in Feb.
.01% Scream, More War! as a Million Children Die From Poverty Every Month
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 15 hours ago - examiner.com
The US has started 201 foreign armed attacks since WW2, causing the world's peoples to conclude in polling that the US is indeed #1 as the most threatening nation to world peace. These US-started armed attacks have killed ~30 million and counting; 90% of
The Lying Polls They Need You to Believe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, LIARS, crime, cover-up, corruption, constitution, dishonesty, ethics, elections, abuse, bushadministration, media, news, propaganda, lies )

Jason
- 12 hours ago - dailykos.com
Romney and Cantor's genius pollster: 60 percent of Americans want Obamcare repealed...polling they did for for Eric Cantor, showing him leading by 34 points just before he lost by 11. That's a 45 point error.
Voting Is Like Wedding Dress Shopping? So Say GOP Young Voter Outreach Ads
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, republicans, media )

Sarah
- 8 hours ago - dailykos.com
GOP reaches out to young women voters by spoofing 'Say Yes to the Dress.' Just comes off as clueless and sexist.
CDC Admits Ebola Is Airborne:
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, Airborne, CDC )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - beforeitsnews.com
"As was explained in a prior ANP article, according to government reports, it takes one drop of aerosolized Ebola infected blood to infect 500,000 (half a million people) Dallas Ebola patient was infectious for 4 to 5 days before.." Kids were exposed!
Oh, What a Webb We Weave
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 15 hours ago - consortiumnews.com
Despite overwhelming evidence linking the CIA to drug traffickers, that sordid reality remains one of the great taboos of the mainstream U.S. media, which rallies to destroy anyone who points out the facts, a fate that befell journalist Gary Webb
Open Thread - 10/2/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, Care2 Upload Stinks, video )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). 5th attempt to upload. :-(
The Sharpton-Ization of American Imperialism: Obama Administration's DOJ to Train
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 16 hours ago - blackagendareport.com
The U.S. government has finally invented a national "snitch" program big enough to encompass the treachery of Al Sharpton. Under the new program, "community leaders" are taught to identify and rat-out radicals in their midst - a task for which Sharpton s
Monthly Report for September 1014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, Monthly Report )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
An analysis of September activity at Politics Plus, the blow where I publish the articles I also share here.
   

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