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GOP Calls For 'Honoring' Troops By Funding A War Congress Won't Vote On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, military, troops, war, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, corruption, freedoms, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
It's Memorial Day weekend, and congressional Republicans are using their weekly video address to the nation to call for "honoring our commitment" to U.S. troops. But they're making a curious argument on how to show that commitment:
The TPP Must Be Defeated ~ BERNIE SANDERS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, TPP Trade Deal, economy, dishonesty, government, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, news, freedoms, congress )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
At a time when our middle class is disappearing and the gap between the very rich and everyone else is growing wider, this anti-worker legislation must be defeated. Here are four reasons why.
Elizabeth Warren: No Fast Track on Trade Until TPP Is Public TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Trade Promotion Authority, Elizabeth Warren, Congress, petition )

Judy
- 2 days ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
This week, Congress is voting on Fast Track: legislation that makes it more difficult for your member of Congress to fix -- or stop -- a bad trade deal.
Take Action to Challenge Israel's Mistreatment of Palestinian Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Palestine, children, briefing, mistreatment, human rights )

Kathryn
- 3 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
US Only. On Tuesday, June 2, there will be a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill to examine Israel's child detention practices. Please invite your Congressional offices to attend the briefing and help make sure these voices are heard on Capitol Hill.
Take Action | Tell Congress: Pass Legislation Granting Veterans Free Access to Our National Parks.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, petition, veterans, National Parks )

Kathryn
- 3 days ago - action.votevets.org
US Zip Code needed. Veterans swore an oath to make the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the lands we love. They shouldn't have to pay again at the front gate.
NO WAY to Treat a Child - Watch Video, Take Action Please! (Link in Comment)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: palestinian human rights violations, children, miitary detention, Israel, crime, international right, Congress )

Angelika
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Every year hundreds of Palestinian children- some as young as 7 yrs old- are detained and arrested in Israels military detention system where ill treatment and abuse is widespread. Take Action against Israel's Mistreatment of Palestinian Children
"If There's a Deal With Iran, Congress Should Seal It, Not Steal It! I Urge Congress to Vote for Peace This Summer." ~ PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, government, ethics, Iran, peace deal, sanctions, politics, war, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - niacouncil.org
If Congress votes to kill the deal, there will be no brighter future for U.S.-Iran relations. There will be no opportunities to build bridges between Americans and Iranians. We will lose the greatest chance to lift sanctions and stop war.
Pope Francis Makes Tea Party Heads Explode ~ Why Louie Gohmert and Steve King Have It in for the Pontiff
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Pope Francis, congress, GOP/TP, government, ethics, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
GOP members are worried about what Pope Francis will say in his speech to Congress, and it's great.
Lindsey Graham All But Confirms He Is Running for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Election 2016, Lindsey Graham, republicans, government, politics, congress, corruption, ethics, news, lies, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but announced that he will run for president in 2016 on a Monday morning news show.
Stop the Sneak Attack on Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health care, TPP Trade Deal, dishonesty, democrats, congress, right to know, Transparency, politics, americans )

Sabine
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Democrats were able to slow down the progress of Fast Track trade authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by blocking a key test vote. But now the bill is moving forward as part of a rotten compromise package that would pay for Trade Adjustment
Tennessee Republican Who Pressured Mistress to Have Abortion Votes to Restrict Them For Other Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Scott DesJarlais, abuse, congress, Americans, women, women's rights, health, 20-week abortion-ban, ethics, government, republicans, politics )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
Congressman Scott DesJarlais(R-Tenn.)was proud to vote in favor of the 20 week abortion ban in Congress this week, despite his ex-wife having two abortions, and who pressured one of his mistresses to have an abortion after she told him she was pregnant.
Fight Wall Streets Attacks On Dodd Frank - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dodd-Frank, Wall Street, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Congress, Senator Richard Shelby, dismantle protections )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - rootstrikers.org
They are hoping you have forgotten how they crashed the global economy in 2009, and are setting the cronies they fund in Congress to dismantle the protections in the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.
Congress Let Section 215 Die - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Section 215, Patriot Act, Congress, petition, mass suveillance )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - action.aclu.org
Protect Americans privacy without compromising security. Allow Section 215 of the Patriot Act to expire. This is a crucial first step towards ending unlawful mass surveillance.
Far Too Short a Victory!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, trade )

TomCat
- 10 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
 

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