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US Politics & Gov't

A Staggeringly Lopsided Economic Recovery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi republicans, republicans, abuse, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, bushadministration, economy, healthcare, housing, lies, propaganda, media, SupremeCourt, terrorism, abuse, americans, ethics )

Jason
- 22 minutes ago - thenation.com
In the vast majority of US states, the top 1 percent of earners captured at least half of the income gains during the first three years of the economic recovery. In seventeen states, the 1 percent raked in all of the income growth.
Chris Hedges: 'American Sniper' Caters to a Deep Sickness Rippling Through Society
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, media, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, usa, dishonesty, abuse, crime, ethics, freedoms )

Wild
- 26 minutes ago - alternet.org
$200 million in box office receipts is a measure of how messed up this country is.
Boycott Bibi's Bluster ~ MoveOn.Org PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, ethics, government, politics, Netanyahu, Boehner, republicans, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
Urge Members of Congress to call for NetanyahuâEUR(TM)s talk to be cancelled, and to pledge not to attend the talk if it is not cancelled, by signing our petition.
Open Thread - 1/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). Today's only article.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R)to Launch 'State-Run News Outlet'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, media, propaganda, Nazi republicans, bushadministration, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, constitution, supremecourt, terrorism, abuse, activists, americans, crime, culture, government, freedoms, media )

Jason
- 3 hours ago - dailykos.com
Just as Reaganomics moved to destroy the people's economy via propaganda. Fox has moved people to believe dishonesty, manipulation and control is good for the people.
Drones? The White House Is Full of Them.(Droning Columnist on Spinmeisters Vs Reality Itself)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, terrorism, propaganda, lies, iraq, military, politics, obama, ethics, dishonesty, abuse )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Happily, this particular offender was apparently nothing worse than a hobbyistâEUR(TM)s copter gone awry. But the presence of drones at the White House should not come as news to anybody who has ever heard a Joe Biden speech or a press briefing by Josh Earnest
Tell U.S. Congress Not to Attend Netanyahu's Speech ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Netanyahu, U.S., congress, government, ethics, war, Israel, Iran, diplomacy, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - act.rootsaction.org
Instead of letting diplomacy work, Netanyahu wants the U.S. to impose harsher sanctions on Iran, all but ensuring that talks collapse and increasing the risk of war. Please sign the petition.
Liberate 41 Million Americans From Student Loan Debt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: student loans, student loan debt, rising cost of college, U.S. economy, Student Loan Debt Jubilee, petition ) )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - ourfuture.org
Several generations of students have been forced to take on debt that is crippling to them, to our economy and our society. Please support a Student Loan Debt Jubilee!
American Sniper -- Creating More Sheep, Wolves, or Sheepdogs Worldwide?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - opednews.com
Are we a nation of sheep, sheepdogs, and 1% wolves? How does a nation grow the good and reduce the bad traits among those herded groups? Is it possible to do so? How well is America doing in building a healthier herd?
New Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Moves to Suppress CIA Torture Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - wsws.org
The legislative branch is seeking to recall (and likely suppress) copies of a report which the new majority in the Senate regards as too critical of the CIA and too revealing of the methods employed by the intelligence agency in its brutal interrogations
Vermont High Schoolers Cut Fox News Down Over Ethics in Journalism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media, Propaganda )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - opednews.com
The Quantum Leap Exhibit Program... took a good look at FOX "News" in contrast to the published Ethics of Journalism per the Society of Professional Journalists. They concluded that FOX "News" failed miserably at practicing journalism on every level, as e
Handcuffs, Leg Shackles and Tasers: The New Face of Punishment in the Public Schools
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - rutherford.org
On any given day when school is in session, kids who "act up" in class are pinned facedown on the floor, locked in dark closets, tied up with straps, bungee cords and duct tape, handcuffed, leg shackled, tasered or otherwise restrained, immobilized or pla
Killing Ragheads for Jesus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Military, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - truthdig.com
Kyle justified his killing with a cloying sentimentality about his family, his Christian faith, his fellow SEALs and his nation. But sentimentality is not love. It is not empathy. It is, at its core, about self-pity and self-adulation. That the film, like
Former CIA Officer Convicted of Leaking Classified Information
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, United States, usa, u.s., politics, news, military, media, lies, ethics, elections, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, abuse, CIA, leaked files, Jeffrey Sterling, nuclear plans, Iran, New York Times )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Jeffrey Sterling, who was involved in a highly secretive operation to give faulty nuclear plans to Iran, was convicted of giving classified information about his work to a New York Times reporter and author.
Koch-Backed Groups Plan to Spend Nearly $1 Billion on 2016 Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, news, media, government, ethics, elections, democrats, congress, candidates, americans, Koch Brothers, $1 billion, 2016 Election )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. âEUR" A network of conservative advocacy groups backed by Charles and David Koch aims to spend a staggering $889 million in advance of the next White House election, part of an expansive strategy to build on its 2014 victories. . .
DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street reform, americans, money, politics, corruption, republicans )

Nancy
- 10 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
Elizabeth Warren Is Standing Up to Big Pharma and Needs Our Help ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, big pharma, Medical Innovation Act, drug companies' mistakes, research, treatment )

Nancy
- 10 hours ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Senator Warren is poised to introduce the Medical Innovation Act, a bill that would essentially act as a swear jar: whenever a huge drug company that is generating enormous profits as a result of federal research investments gets caught breaking the law-
Laying the Groundwork for the Iraq Invasion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, americans, republicans, war, iraq, lies, ethics, propaganda, dishonesty )

James
- 11 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
Continuing to deliberate as this week gets underway, the jurors in the CIA leak trial might ponder a notable claim from the government: "This case is not about politics."
Speaker John Boehner May Be Guilty of Treason
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, government, obama, republicans, terrorism, politics, congress )

Elias
- 11 hours ago - intifada-palestine.com
Just when one believes Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner couldnâEUR(TM)t possibly go any lower he proves all of his critics wrong by stooping so low his actions may bring charges of treason. Why? Follow me.
Senate Repubs Call Founder of Fake 'Voter Fraud' Group to Testify at Real AG Nomination Hearings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, crime, Govtfearmongering, abuse, americans, ethics, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, media, propaganda, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, terrorism, usa )

Jason
- 18 hours ago - bradblog.com
While it's amusing enough that former CBS News reporter Sharyl "BENGHAZI!!!" Attkisson has been scheduled by Republicans to appear
New Saudi King Named In 9/11 Suits - Investors.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, government, lies, media, news, propaganda, socialsecurity, terrorism, usa, war )

Sonya
- 22 hours ago - news.investors.com
Legal action is being taken by 9/11 victims, against the Saudi Royal family for helping al Qaeda terrorists in 9/11.
TAKE ACTION: Stop Senator Menendez From Warmongering on Iran 76% We'Ve Reached 38,095 of Our Goal of 50,000. Sign the Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Menendez, petition, warmongering, usa, Iran peace talks, propaganda, lies, government, obama, news, military, politics, media, Govtfearmongering, war, elections, congress, democrats, americans, economy, healthcare, republicans, housing )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Senator Menendez: Immediately drop your dangerous Iran sanctions bill, which will kill diplomacy and risk another unnecessary war of choice in the Middle East.
Obama Reveals Nuclear Breakthrough on Landmark India Trip
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government, economy, GoodNews, politics, usa, u.s. )

Lone
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Signaling warmth and determination to take ties to a higher level, Modi broke with protocol to meet and bear-hug Obama as he landed in New Delhi, then referred to him as Barack.
Obama Ends Day of Indian Pageantry With $4 Billion Pledge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: india, investments, loans, $4 billion, obama )

Angela
- 1 day ago - msn.com
U.S. President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4 billion in investments and loans, seeking to release what he called the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership between the world's largest democr
Fact Sheet: U.S. and India Climate and Clean Energy Cooperation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: climate, conservation, ecosystems, environment, government, humans, world, US, India, GoodNews, obama, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - whitehouse.gov
To further support the achievement of our ambitious climate and clean energy goals, the United States and India have pledged to enhance our cooperation in this area.
Sign Petition Hold CIA Leaders Accountable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nazi republicans, abuse, americans, republicans, crime, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, supremecourt, terrorism, abuse, activists, americans, ethics, culture, law, politics, society )

Jason
- 1 day ago - standtallforamerica.com
Warrantless surveillance of American citizens, clandestine torture operations overseas, and even hacking into U.S. Senate computers are just some of the recent examples.
Iraq War: Any Means to the Lies Needed Were Used
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iraq, bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, americans, republicans, lies, propaganda, war, ethics )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
The man who haunts Bush and Blair - the real story about the man who was used so ruthlessly to start the war in Iraq; it was his evidence, extracted under torture, which George W Bush and Tony Blair exploited to push for the invasion.
 

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