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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Congress: Oppose the Republican Handout to Payday Lenders ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, loan industry bail-out, government, money-laundering, USA, ethics, crime )

Nancy
- 10 minutes ago - act.credoaction.com
Only House Republicans would be OK with making illegal money-laundering easier in order to bail out a predatory loan industry, but that's exactly what they will do if we don't speak up.
By the Numbers: How Canada's Gun Laws Compare With Ours | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gun Laws, government, usa )

Jean
- 1 hour ago - takepart.com
Gun violence has become all too common in the U.S., but it made for a rare headline Wednesday when two shootings in Canada left a soldier and a gunman dead, The Globe and Mail reported.
Don't Let Them Eat Cake: More U.S. Cities Are Banning Feeding the Homeless | TakePart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Homeless people, news, government )

Jean
- 2 hours ago - takepart.com
Reading through the latest report from the National Coalition for the Homeless might spark one of those moments when you wonder, what would Marie Antoinette say? French peasants who had no bread to eat were so enraged by rumors that their queen uttered
Man With âEUR~Islamic Extremist LeaningsâEUR(TM) Attacks New York Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, NYPD, ISIS, Terrorists )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - ara.tv
Obama & Democrats have created Americans 'New Reality' Terrorist attacks in the United States of America
Why You Can Hardly Believe a Word of What You Read About ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, Syria, news, media, U.S., government, politics, terrorism )

Jess
- 3 hours ago - counterpunch.org
You can't believe a word the United States or its mainstream media say about the current conflict involving The Islamic State
Open Thread - 10/24/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
"You Don't Own Me": Sia, Lena Dunham and Other Famous Ladies Sing in Mash-Up Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, elections, ethics, freedoms, republicans, usa )

John
- 11 hours ago - vancouverobserver.com
The more things change the more they stay the same.GOP and womens' rights.
Chris Christie's Position on the Minimum Wage and Governor Races
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chris christie 2016, minimum wage, governor races )

Ashley
- 14 hours ago - dailykos.com
He's tired of hearing about the minimum wage! He also wants the GOP to win Gov races in 2014, so they can control voting mechanisms. Hmm... does that sound like he thinks GOP Governors should tinker with "voting mechanisms" to increase their odds in 2016?
Illegals Now Bringing in Leprosy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, amnesty, immigration, CDC )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - teaparty.org
Leprosy, also known as Hansen's Disease, can cause severe skin sores and weaken or paralyze muscles in the hands and feet, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
Missouri Doctor: Suspected Ebola Patient Witnessed ~Bleeding Out of All Orifices"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, CDC, DHS )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - infowars.com
Ebola Like Cases Being Covered Up Patients Bleeding From Every Orifice Being Disappeared
Publicly Condemn Conservatives Violent Threats - ForceChange -PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Conservatives, Threats of Violence )

Jean
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ted Nugent, musician and very vocal conservative, has been a strong supporter of the National Rifle Association (NRA) for many years and has served on its Board of Directors since 1995. He recently urged his followers to join the NRA, calling for 'freedom
Why Conservatives Opt for Propaganda Over Reality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Lazy, republicans, propaganda, media, lies, ethics, corruption, crime, dishonesty, abuse, americans, bushadministration, economy, elections, freedoms )

Jason
- 20 hours ago - alternet.org
Because they are this country's LAZY. Conservatives are consuming a right-wing media full of lies and misinformation, whereas liberals are more interested in media that puts facts before ideology.
New Jersey Interfaith Statement Against Solitary Confinement ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: solitary confinemnent, torture, government, prison system, US, human rights )

Nancy
- 23 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
New Jersey has a deeply problematic history with its reliance on solitary confinement. Our state was among the first to intentionally develop "Management Control Units" (prolonged prisoner isolation) as instruments of enhanced interrogation and sensory...
A Left-Wing Alternative for Oakland Mayor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elections 2014, Oakland, California, Mayorial Election, Dan Siegel, Progressive, Left, People's Candidate )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"Dan Siegel deserves the support of voters in Oakland who want a radical choice to the left of the Democratic Party for mayor"
Whistleblowers: IRS Officials Behind "Fraudulent" Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, Tax Fraud, Corporate Tax Giveaway, Billions of Dollars, Whistleblower, Jane J. Kim )

Brian
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
" Jane J. Kim, an attorney in the IRS Office of the Chief Counsel in New York, accused IRS executives of "deliberately" facilitating multi-billion dollar tax giveaways. "
4 Former Blackwater Guards Guilty in 2007 Baghdad Killings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, americans, cheney, congress, republicans, Govtfearmongering, crime, ethics, iraq, lies, dishonesty, usa )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad.
Amnesty International: US Super-Max Security Prisons Must Be Opened Up for UN Scrutiny!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UN, Convention Against Torture, CAT, longterm, indefinite, solitary confinement, Amnesty International, Amnesty report, Entombed: Isolation, US Prison System, access, scrutiny, Special Rapporteur on Torture, human rights groups )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
UN Committee Against Torture to review US govt under the Convention Against Torture. External scrutiny essential 1st step to ending cruel & inhumane practice of long-term isolation of prisoners in breach of internat'l law, but access denied UN & hr orgs
   

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