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US Politics & Gov't

How McConnell Stood Up for Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, GOP lies, scandal )

TomCat
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 4/19/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Government Confiscating Tax Refunds Of Children Over Parents' Debts - UPDATED | MyFDL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, activists, child, children, crime, ethics, social, security, debt, 14219, farm, bill, healthcare, healthcare, healthcare, lies, socialsecurity, obama )

Michael
- 1 day ago - my.firedoglake.com
Got plans for your refund? Better hope your parents didn't die owing the government money then, because if they did, you might have to change your plans.
Unconstitutional': Judge Strikes Down Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Dakota )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - commondreams.org
The court was correct to call this law exactly what it is: a blatant violation of the constitutional guarantees afforded to all women," says reproductive rights group
Justice Stevens: The Five Extra Words That Can Fix the Second Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, constitution, ethics, abuse, violence, gun abuse, government, politics, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, crime )

Michael
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
essay is excerpted from Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' new book, "Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution." It is unlikely in the NRA -owned US legislature, that such a simple clarification will happen.
A New Settlement Is Born in Hebron
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Aid to Israel, end all us miltary aid to israel, LANDTHEFT, illegal occupation of Palestine-West Ban, thievery, Israeli crimes against humanity, BDS, settlements, illegal, apartheid regime, sraeli land-property seizure, evictions, racism, zionism )

Jess
- 13 hours ago - 972mag.com
As peace talks teeter, three families move into what will be the first new settlement in Hebron since the 1980s - with the full support and blessing of the army.
Syngenta's Next Target: Jackson County, Oregon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syngenta )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - panna.org
Last week, Swiss-based pesticide corporation Syngenta dumped tens of thousands of dollars into a county election in Southern Oregon. Sound familiar?
Krugman: Worried About Oligarchy? You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Krugman, Oligarchy, Wealthy Elites, Democracy, Corruption )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - commondreams.org
"When you have a few people who are so wealthy that they can effectively buy the political system, the political system is going to tend to serve their interests."
Video - Israeli Con Game Soon to Be Over: Mark Dankof
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, stop all US military aid to Israel, billions of taxpayer dollars for Israel, illegal settlements, ethnic cleansing, Palestinian lands, Int'l Laws, violations, zionism, peace, wall, landthefts, blackmail the US, congress, obama, freedoms )

Jess
- 1 day ago - presstv.ir
"We're also dealing with the circumstance where the American people are suffering. The fact of the matter is that when we look at the billions of dollars that the United States has ..
Analysis: US Taxpayers and Palestine's Forced Dependency on Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, usa, stop all US MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL, Palestinian landtheft, occupation, settlements, illegal, crimes against humanity, IRS, Israel Int'l Law violations, economy, US TAXPAYERS, $3.1 billion in military aid to Israel a )

Jess
- 8 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
Meanwhile, we Americans are obliged to give the Israeli government $3.1 billion in military aid each year even though Israel is among the world's wealthiest nations and doesn't need our tax dollars.
Thousands March Across West Bank, Gaza to Mark Prisoners Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: peace negotiations, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Israeli sabotage, lies, end all us military aid to Israel, Int'l Las, violations, crimes against humanity, Palestinian Prisoners Day, demonstrations, congress, usa, release, Israel, Palestinian prisoners )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - maannews.net
The demonstrations took place amid a major row with Israel over its failure to release a batch of prisoners held for more than twenty years as previously agreed upon as a part of ongoing peace negotiations.
Study Finds Only The Wealthy Get Represented In The Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Senate, Corruption, Democracy, Oligarchy, Wealthy Elites, Class War, Two Party Sham, Working Class )

Brian
- 8 hours ago - popularresistance.org
"Members of the U.S. Senate do not respond equally to the views of all their constituents....Senators overall represent their wealthiest constituents, while those on bottom of the economic rung are neglected."
Hillary Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty To Illegal Contributions Scheme
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, Hillary Clinton usa )

Carol
- 6 hours ago - theuspatriot.com
On Thursday, Sant Chatwal, a 70-year-old New York hotel magnate, pled guilty in federal court on Thursday to witness tampering and making over $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions during the 2008 presidential campaign.
Lies My Country Told Me - Voter Suppression - State By State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, government, ethics, republicans, propaganda, democrats )

Fred
- 5 hours ago - tobtr.com
Join Fred and Marg on BTR's Lies My Country Told Me on Saturday April 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST, 1:00 CST, 12:00 pm MST, 11:00 am PST and 3:00 pm AST. Join us in the chatroom, or call in with your opinion @ 347-677-1814.
Winding Down the Long Ago Abandoned Missions and Troops Sent, War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, military, troops, war, iraq, ethics, elections )

James
- 2 hours ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
The logistics of moving a military back home are pretty crazy. April 19, 2014 - As Afghans await the results of the April 5 presidential election, another historic transition is taking place -- the full withdrawal of international coalition forces from
Urge Bernie Sanders to Run for President in 2016, as a Democrat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016 )

Ashley
- 23 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this petition to urge Bernie Sanders to run as a Democrat for the 2016 Presidential race. http://www.thenation.com/blog/178717/bernie-sa nders-i-am-prepared-run-president-united-states#
   

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