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US Politics & Gov't

The Iraq War Was A Smashing Success -- William Rivers Pitt -
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
The beginning of this week saw bombs ring out all over Iraq, leaving 212 dead and 184 wounded. Three bombs exploded in a commercial district in Kirkuk, killing 31.
5 Most Hawkish Positions Embraced By Hillary Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, dishonesty, military, war, politics, lies, propaganda, iraq, crime, economy )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Clinton's ideas may be out of touch with the American people, but she wants to appeal to the Democratic establishment.
Behind Obama's 'Chaotic' Foreign Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Foreign Policy, National Security, Chaos, Military Interventionism, Militarism, President Obama, War Monger, Neoconservatism, Two Party Sham, Military Industrial Complex, American Imperialsm )

Brian
- 1 day ago - consortiumnews.com
"The chaos enveloping U.S. foreign policy stems from President Obama's unwillingness to challenge Official Washington's power centers which favor neoconservatism and "liberal interventionism" - strategies that have often undercut real U.S. Nat'l sec..."
Barack Obama Seeking UN 'Name & Shame' Greenhouse Gas Reduction Pact
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Barack Obama, greenhouse gas reduction pact, government, politics, u.s., usa, greenhouse gas )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thestar.com
Faced with a gridlocked U.S. Congress, the Obama administration is moving to strike a global agreement that would include "naming and shaming" countries that fail to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets.
Scientists Drastically Underestimated Amount of Fukushima Radiation Worldwide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Fukushima, radiation, science, japan earthquake, usa )

Darren
- 22 hours ago - globalresearch.ca
We noted 2 days after the Japanese earthquake that radiation from Fukushima could end up on the West Coast of North America. And see this. . .
Is Blackwater Finally Going to Be Held Accountable for Civilian Deaths?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, crime, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, lies, media )

Jason
- 21 hours ago - alternet.org
Can justice be any slower or non existent? I hope the evidence puts these killer bone heads away for a long time.
BREAKING: PA Caves To Medicaid Expansion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, Medicaid, Pennsylvania, politics )

Jude
- 17 hours ago - dailykos.com
I cannot claim PA as my own, but am thrilled to hear this news! Go, Pennsylvania! These days, when I hear the word "cave", it gets me kinda excited. Funny how America has to "cave" to help the less fortunate these days.
Open Thread - 8/30/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Which of the 8 Kinds of Intelligence Do You Have? | MNN - Mother Nature Network
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cheney, congress, bushadministration, Govtfearmongering )

Duke
- 1 day ago - mnn.com
The general intelligence model is defined by a relatively narrow spectrum of skills, which seems really limiting when you think about it. What if intelligence could be quantified in a more qualitative and open-minded way?
National Day To Fight For Families - Aug. 28
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Day To Fight For Families, August 28, Republicans, President Obama, immigration policy, The Dreamers )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - stopseparatingfamilies.org
Republicans' refusal to save families from separation means every week, many children will go through the trauma of losing the love and safety of a parent. Asking that President Obama comes through with comprehensive action to keep our families together.
LEAKED: Cory Gardner Caught Thanking the Koch Brothers for His Success
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, corruption, cover-up, government, military, United Nationslies )

Sharon
- 1 day ago - nextgenclimate.org
Share this video today and demand answers about Cory Gardner's back room promises.
Captives Held By Islamic State Were Waterboarded
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, syria, islam, waterboarding )

Darren
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped...
Israel's Cardinal Fault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Government, assault on Gaza 2014, end all US AID TO ISRAEL, BDS, Gaza massacres, children death, war crimes, US weapons, American taxpayers, Palestinian Human rights, end the occupation-siege of Gazademocrat, abuse, media, lies, propaganda, usa, freed )

Jess
- 1 day ago - counterpunch.org
Israel, which claims to want to strike only combatants has overwhelmingly killed civilians. At some point, in spite of the abundance of sophisticated high-tech American armaments, the confrontation has turned into merciless mass murder.
Deaths of Chicano Soldiers in Vietnam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, troops, war, americans, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, housing )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
August 29, 1970 Between 15 and 30 thousand predominantly Chicanos (Americans of Mexican descent) gathered in East LA's Laguna Park as the culmination of the Chicano National Moratorium.
SAVING SOCIAL SECURITY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: socialsecurity )

Jan
- 23 hours ago - harkin.senate.gov
Join Democracy for America, Social Security Works, by signing a petition asking Congress to support expanding Social Security,
Bad News for the Arctic: Shell Plans to Go Back Next Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy, environment, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, Shell Oil, Arctic Drilling, ethics, government, federal, regulation )

Darren
- 1 day ago - fuelfix.com
WASHINGTON -- Shell's campaign to resume Arctic drilling in 2015 took a major step forward Thursday, as the company gave federal regulators a broad drilling blueprint that lays out plans for boring new exploratory oil wells in the Chukchi Sea.
Israel Tech Site Paying "Interns" to Covertly Plant Stories in Social Media
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, USA, DECEPTION-MANIPULATION ONLINE, ISRAEL21C, social media, digital ambassadors, politics, ethics, americans, lies, news, cover-up, dishonesty, abuse, crime, propaganda )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
An investigation by The Electronic Intifada has revealed that the online publication Israel21c is hiring students as "digital ambassadors" to plant its stories in online discussion forums and social media
   

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