PoliticusUSA http://www.politicususa.com Real Liberal Politics Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:05:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Obama Leads A Comeback For Labor With Biggest Protection Of Workers’ Rights In a Generation http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/leading-big-comeback-labor.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/leading-big-comeback-labor.html#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:03:47 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172805 The Obama administration is leading a huge comeback for labor by using two administration agencies to aggressively protect workers' and unions' rights. ]]> The Obama administration is leading a huge comeback for labor by using two administration agencies to aggressively protect workers' and unions' rights. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/leading-big-comeback-labor.html/feed 3 Joe Scarborough Predictably Blames Protesters For Senseless Deaths Of Two NYPD Officers http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/joe-scarborough-predictably-blames-protesters-senseless-deaths-nypd-officers.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/joe-scarborough-predictably-blames-protesters-senseless-deaths-nypd-officers.html#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:40:39 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172797 morning joe nypdeditedDuring the Monday morning broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough delivered a monologue where he specifically blamed the protests over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths for the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers. ]]> morning joe nypdeditedDuring the Monday morning broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough delivered a monologue where he specifically blamed the protests over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths for the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/joe-scarborough-predictably-blames-protesters-senseless-deaths-nypd-officers.html/feed 11 Dick Cheney and Evangelical Christians Epitomize Dark Age Barbarism   http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/dick-cheney-evangelical-christians-epitomize-dark-age-barbarism.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/dick-cheney-evangelical-christians-epitomize-dark-age-barbarism.html#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:36:15 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172744 cheney2Instead of shame and humiliation that this government condoned and defended myriad human rights violations, one of the architects of torture, Dick Cheney and several Bush officials hit the airwaves defending torture with overwhelming support from the religious right.]]> cheney2Instead of shame and humiliation that this government condoned and defended myriad human rights violations, one of the architects of torture, Dick Cheney and several Bush officials hit the airwaves defending torture with overwhelming support from the religious right.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/dick-cheney-evangelical-christians-epitomize-dark-age-barbarism.html/feed 9 New York Times Editorial Calls for Investigation and Prosecution of Torturers in Bush Administration http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/york-times-editorial-calls-investigation-prosecution-torturers.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/york-times-editorial-calls-investigation-prosecution-torturers.html#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:59:47 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172753 dick cheney meet the press war crimesThe Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments"]]> dick cheney meet the press war crimesThe Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments"]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/22/york-times-editorial-calls-investigation-prosecution-torturers.html/feed 13 Obama Asks The American People To Reject Violence After The Shooting Of 2 NYC Police Officers http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/obama-asks-american-people-reject-violence-shooting-2-nyc-police-officers.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/obama-asks-american-people-reject-violence-shooting-2-nyc-police-officers.html#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:20:01 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172742 obama-frown-3President Obama strongly condemned the ambush killing of two New York police officers, while calling on the American people to reject violence. ]]> obama-frown-3President Obama strongly condemned the ambush killing of two New York police officers, while calling on the American people to reject violence. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/obama-asks-american-people-reject-violence-shooting-2-nyc-police-officers.html/feed 7 Rudy Giuliani Lies While Blaming Obama For The Murder of Two New York Police Officers http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/rudy-giuliani-blames-obama-murder-york-police-officers.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/rudy-giuliani-blames-obama-murder-york-police-officers.html#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:07:34 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172738 In order to blame Obama for the murder of two New York police officers, Rudy Giuliani had to tell a massive lie about the president that had no relationship to reality. ]]> In order to blame Obama for the murder of two New York police officers, Rudy Giuliani had to tell a massive lie about the president that had no relationship to reality. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/rudy-giuliani-blames-obama-murder-york-police-officers.html/feed 42 NLRB Charges McDonald’s With Employee Rights Violations http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/nlrb-charges-mcdonalds-employee-rights-violations.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/nlrb-charges-mcdonalds-employee-rights-violations.html#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:49:44 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172710 McDonalds strikeThe NRLB said that since last year, it received 181 complaints against McDonald's, not individual franchises, and found clear cut and universal unlawful conduct by the company in 86 cases proving that McDonald's does control individual franchisees as a "joint employers" of its "fast food workforce." ]]> McDonalds strikeThe NRLB said that since last year, it received 181 complaints against McDonald's, not individual franchises, and found clear cut and universal unlawful conduct by the company in 86 cases proving that McDonald's does control individual franchisees as a "joint employers" of its "fast food workforce." ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/nlrb-charges-mcdonalds-employee-rights-violations.html/feed 5 Obama Turns The Tables On Republicans By Arguing That Gitmo Is Too Expensive To Keep Open http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/obama-turns-tables-republicans-arguing-gitmo-expensive-open.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/obama-turns-tables-republicans-arguing-gitmo-expensive-open.html#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:23:24 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172730 obama closing gitmo cnnDuring an interview on CNN, President Obama used one of the GOP's favorite arguments against them, but arguing that Gitmo is too expensive to keep open. ]]> obama closing gitmo cnnDuring an interview on CNN, President Obama used one of the GOP's favorite arguments against them, but arguing that Gitmo is too expensive to keep open. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/obama-turns-tables-republicans-arguing-gitmo-expensive-open.html/feed 14 Ben Carson’s Embarrassingly Stupid Attack on Obamacare http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/ben-carsons-embarrassingly-stupid-attack-obamacare.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/ben-carsons-embarrassingly-stupid-attack-obamacare.html#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:21:06 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172715 Ben_CarsonBen Carson thinks Obamacare is unconstitutional because it doesn't help everybody. The only problem with that is that it DOES help everybody]]> Ben_CarsonBen Carson thinks Obamacare is unconstitutional because it doesn't help everybody. The only problem with that is that it DOES help everybody]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/21/ben-carsons-embarrassingly-stupid-attack-obamacare.html/feed 61 The Religious Right’s Replacement for Obamacare: God! http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/religious-rights-replacement-obamacare-god.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/religious-rights-replacement-obamacare-god.html#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:56:45 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172695 Klingenschmitt_HealthcareSupposedly, we don't need healthcare, we need only God. But we have to live according to God's rules, unlike the Religious Right]]> Klingenschmitt_HealthcareSupposedly, we don't need healthcare, we need only God. But we have to live according to God's rules, unlike the Religious Right]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/religious-rights-replacement-obamacare-god.html/feed 39 Editorial Cartoon: Putin on the Blame http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/editorial-cartoon-putin-blame.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/editorial-cartoon-putin-blame.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:03:36 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172650 bd141218Bill Day on Putin blaming the West for the collapse of the Russian economy.]]> bd141218Bill Day on Putin blaming the West for the collapse of the Russian economy.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/editorial-cartoon-putin-blame.html/feed 1 President Obama Preserved Women’s Reproductive Rights In Passing the CRomnibus http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/president-obama-preserved-womens-reproductive-rights-passing-cromnibus.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/president-obama-preserved-womens-reproductive-rights-passing-cromnibus.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:01:59 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172664 Barack Women's RightsThe recent appropriations bill known as the CRomnibus could have been a lot worse for women's reproductive rights and it is very fortunate for women that Democrats and President Obama succeeded in getting it passed. ]]> Barack Women's RightsThe recent appropriations bill known as the CRomnibus could have been a lot worse for women's reproductive rights and it is very fortunate for women that Democrats and President Obama succeeded in getting it passed. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/president-obama-preserved-womens-reproductive-rights-passing-cromnibus.html/feed 6 113th Congress Produces 22% of “Do-Nothing” 1947-1948 Counterpart http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/113th-congress-produces-22-do-nothing-1947-1948-counterpart.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/113th-congress-produces-22-do-nothing-1947-1948-counterpart.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:13:41 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172506 Do-Nothing-CongressSimilar to overpaid NFL "star" Jay Cutler's reign of terror as the starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears, the best thing we can say about the 113th session of Congress is that it's over. ]]> Do-Nothing-CongressSimilar to overpaid NFL "star" Jay Cutler's reign of terror as the starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears, the best thing we can say about the 113th session of Congress is that it's over. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/113th-congress-produces-22-do-nothing-1947-1948-counterpart.html/feed 4 Payback Time: Obama Plans On Punishing All Of The Republicans Who Obstructed Him http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/payback-time-obama-plans-punishing-republicans-obstructed.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/payback-time-obama-plans-punishing-republicans-obstructed.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:42:20 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172683 obama-flagIt is being reported that President Obama is planning an active agenda for his final two years in office, and part of his plan is to punish all of the Republicans who have obstructed him during his time in office. ]]> obama-flagIt is being reported that President Obama is planning an active agenda for his final two years in office, and part of his plan is to punish all of the Republicans who have obstructed him during his time in office. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/payback-time-obama-plans-punishing-republicans-obstructed.html/feed 51 Obama Rips Congress For Violating The Constitution By Blocking Him From Closing GITMO http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/obama-rips-congress-violating-constitution-blocking-closing-gitmo.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/obama-rips-congress-violating-constitution-blocking-closing-gitmo.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:31:29 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172678 Obama 2015 NDAA signing statementPresident Obama attached a signing statement to the 2015 NDAA that shredded Congress and accused the legislative branch of violating the constitutional separation of powers by passing provisions that block him from closing GITMO. ]]> Obama 2015 NDAA signing statementPresident Obama attached a signing statement to the 2015 NDAA that shredded Congress and accused the legislative branch of violating the constitutional separation of powers by passing provisions that block him from closing GITMO. ]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/obama-rips-congress-violating-constitution-blocking-closing-gitmo.html/feed 16 Oklahoma and Nebraska Marijuana Sales in Colorado are Against Foreign Laws, So Stop it! http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/oklahoma-nebraska-marijuana-colorado-foreign-laws.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/oklahoma-nebraska-marijuana-colorado-foreign-laws.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:32:08 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172668 Colorados-Recreational-Marijuana-Task-ForceRed States Nebraska and Oklahoma incredibly claim federal law trumps state law, and that foreign laws are more important than state laws.]]> Colorados-Recreational-Marijuana-Task-ForceRed States Nebraska and Oklahoma incredibly claim federal law trumps state law, and that foreign laws are more important than state laws.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/oklahoma-nebraska-marijuana-colorado-foreign-laws.html/feed 14 Friday Fox Follies – The Holiday Edition http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/friday-fox-follies-holiday-edition.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/friday-fox-follies-holiday-edition.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:18:58 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172548 fauxnews_450Friday Fox Follies examines The Colbert Report's goodbye, Bill O'Reilly declaring victory in the War on Christmas and Megyn Kelly's awkward encounter with President Obama.]]> fauxnews_450Friday Fox Follies examines The Colbert Report's goodbye, Bill O'Reilly declaring victory in the War on Christmas and Megyn Kelly's awkward encounter with President Obama.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/friday-fox-follies-holiday-edition.html/feed 5 Prosecutor Admits He Let Witnesses Who “Absolutely Lied” Testify Before Ferguson Grand Jury http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/prosecutor-admits-witnesses-absolutely-lied-testify-ferguson-grand-jury.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/prosecutor-admits-witnesses-absolutely-lied-testify-ferguson-grand-jury.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:11:25 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172656 mccullochIn an interview with a St. Louis radio station Friday, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted he let witnesses who "clearly were not telling the truth" testify before a grand jury that decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.]]> mccullochIn an interview with a St. Louis radio station Friday, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted he let witnesses who "clearly were not telling the truth" testify before a grand jury that decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/prosecutor-admits-witnesses-absolutely-lied-testify-ferguson-grand-jury.html/feed 41 Bernie Sanders Pushes Back Hard Against The GOP Plan To Cut Social Security and Medicare http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/bernie-sanders-pushes-hard-gop-plan-cut-social-security-medicare.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/bernie-sanders-pushes-hard-gop-plan-cut-social-security-medicare.html#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:03:39 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172654 Bernie Sanders Paul RyanSen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pushing back hard against a Paul Ryan inspired Republican idea to cut both Social Security and Medicare next year.]]> Bernie Sanders Paul RyanSen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pushing back hard against a Paul Ryan inspired Republican idea to cut both Social Security and Medicare next year.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/bernie-sanders-pushes-hard-gop-plan-cut-social-security-medicare.html/feed 32 Neighboring States Suing Colorado Over Marijuana Legalization http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/neighboring-states-suing-colorado-marijuana-legalization.html http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/neighboring-states-suing-colorado-marijuana-legalization.html#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:12:18 +0000 http://www.politicususa.com/?p=172594 marijuana decriminalizationRepublican Attorneys General from Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the state of Colorado for its law legalizing marijuana.]]> marijuana decriminalizationRepublican Attorneys General from Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit against the state of Colorado for its law legalizing marijuana.]]> http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/19/neighboring-states-suing-colorado-marijuana-legalization.html/feed 15