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US Politics & Gov't

Send a Birthday Message to Chelsea Manning ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chelsea Manning, birthday wishes, imprisoned, whistleblower, corruption, government, americans )

Nancy
- 2 hours ago - amnesty.org.uk
And so Chelsea will spend 35 birthdays in prison, punished for an ideological argument rather than the charges she admitted to. Punished, it ought to be noted, by the same authorities who have not held military personnel to account for their part in...
Senate Adjourns After Confirmation Spree
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Care2 Upload Stinks )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Paul Wolfowitz and the Senate Torture Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wolfowitz, Iraq War, Senate Report, Bush administration, intelligence, torture )

Judy
- 8 hours ago - counterpunch.org
To me, the details in the Senate report concerning the abuse of often totally innocent people are less damning than the evidence that a key reason for the torture was to produce "intelligence" that could be used to build the case for war on Iraq.
Another Bush-Clinton Race in 2016?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, politics, republicans, democrats, government, elections, americans, bush, clinton )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The relationship between the two clans has been complicated âEUR" rivalrous at times, warm at others.
57 Affiliated Tribes of Northwest American Indians Urge Senate to Nix Sacred Land Giveaway - ICTMN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, American Indians, Tonto National Forest, Defense Bill, US Senate, Mining Industry, Copper, Environment, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 8 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
More than 70 tribal nations have urged the US Senate not to transfer sacred land from the Tonto National Forest, via a defense bill, to unprotected private land only for a UK corporation to build an environmentally devastating copper mine.
Stop Water Privatization Fast Track in NJ ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water privitization, NJ, government, corruption, ethics, business, money, politics )

Nancy
- 11 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Last week the Assembly State and Local Government Committee passed a bill that would fast track water privatizations in New Jersey, a move that would eliminate requirements to hold a public vote on short-sighted plans to sell off your public water systems
The CIA DidnâEUR(TM)t Just Torture, It Experimented on Human Beings | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, ethics, crime, cover-up, politics, media, lies, military, propaganda, usa, war )

Wild
- 14 hours ago - thenation.com
Reframing the CIAâEUR(TM)s interrogation techniques as a violation of scientific and medical ethics may be the best way to achieve accountability.
CIA - Torture - Nuremberg Ban on Human Experimentation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, americans, congress, republicans, ethics, crime, cover-up, Govtfearmongering )

James
- 16 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
CIA health professionals may have committed war crimes by collecting and analyzing data on brutally interrogated detainees in potential violation of U.S. and international bans on research on human subjects without their consent, a human rights organiz
The Blowhard's Demented Attack on Elizabeth Warren
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, FoxInsanity )

Jae
- 16 hours ago - salon.com
WTF ?...."Why doesn't Warren understand that the odd mass shooting, unaffordable health insurance, and leaving wages at the whim of corporate overlords are simply the prices we pay for precious liberty?" stated O'Reilly.
Dem Party Disaster: Subservience to Wall St. Is Destroying Its Foundations - Bill Moyers - Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, dishonesty, congress, democrats, economy, politics, usa, lies, propaganda, corporate, finance, money, investments, Entrepreneurs, economy )

Wild
- 19 hours ago - alternet.org
MacArthur also talks about the serious fallout from politicians protecting Wall Street, his views on a Clinton-Bush rematch and the "most hopeful" moment he saw in politics this year.
Chilcot Iraq War Inquiry Are Reportedly Sending Shockwaves Through Whitehall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, americans, iraq, lies, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, war, republicans )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
The findings of the long-awaited Chilcot inquiry are reportedly sending shockwaves through Whitehall. When will the Prime Minister start taking it seriously?
Out of Jail! Rasmea Is With Her Family and Returning Home to Chicago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rasmea Odeh, news, #Justice4Rasmea, USA, AAAN, human rights abuses )

Jess
- 1 day ago - samidoun.ca
She looks strong, and is upbeat and excited to see more of her friends, family, and supporters soon.
Mr President, Thanks for Limiting Drilling in Bristol Bay, Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alaska, Bristol Bay, oil and gas regulators, drilling moratorium, Good News, Obama )

Anne
- 1 day ago - whitehouse.gov
Bristol Bay is off limits for off shore oil and gas leasing indefinitely by executive order. This is a good step (now to stop the mine proposed for headwater streams!
How Runaway Economic Inequality and Racism Are Linked to Police Killings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, economic injustice, inequality, racism, incarceration, prison )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
It's no accident that America is both the most unequal industrialized country, and has the largest prison population.
Cheney & Rove Pin Torture On Their Old Boss - Why Is Amazing - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill of Rights, George Bush, Central Intelligence Agency, Constitution, National Security State, Dick Cheney, Torturers )

Judy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
"Former President George W. Bush knew about and authorized the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, sleep deprivation and other controversial tactics, according to Karl Rove, Bush's former top political adviser.
Warren Can Win
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, politics, Elizabeth Warren, Hilary Clinton, fight, combattive )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
There is something in the air. The fundamental truth is that every structural and historical advantage favors Clinton, but every day more Democrats embrace the emotion and view defined by Warren.
   

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