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TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight Back Against Chemical Corporations That Poison Our Planet and Our Democracy
Environment  (tags: congress, usa, politics, news, corruption, politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 20 days ago - change.org
tell Congress to stop toxic money from controlling our elections. We need reforms to elect politicians who will support more safeguards to protect the public from dangerous chemicals.
Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, cover-up, corruption, Koch, Brothers, dishonesty, politics, usa, congress, abuse, republicans )

Mari
- 21 days ago - rollingstone.com
Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world's largest fortunes, which they are using to buy up our political system. But what they don't want you to know is how they made all that money
9 Demands of the 99% ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, constitution, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, government, politics )

Beverly
- 23 days ago - ninedemands.com
It's time to bring the corporate agenda to an end, and it starts with these demands--common-sense policies that would restore the balance for the 99%.
The Companies Vying to Turn Asteroids Into Filling Stations
Offbeat  (tags: space, business, companies, fuel, asteroids, Bill, Congress, USA )

Ray
- 23 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Private companies want to mine asteroids for fuel, and build filling stations in space. A bill now in front of the US Congress would help by allowing them to own what they discover - but it might, if passed, meet stiff international opposition.
Rick Santorum Slams Muslims: 'You Don't See Baptist Ministers Going on Jihad' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rick Santorum, Values Voter Summit, Islam, Muslims, Christians, congress, republicans, propaganda, politics, ethics, dishonesty, media, government, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
The president and those who believe that not all Muslims are fundamentalists were not Santorum's only targets. He also called out Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) in all but name, saying. that "clearly, there are people out there who are trying to...
Next Stop for American Indian Veterans - Education Center of the Vietnam Wall
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, military, tribute, Veterans Memorial Wall )

Rosemary
- 23 days ago - indiancountrynews.com
In early December of 2013, the United States Congress approved the Native American Veterans' Memorial Amendments Act of 2013 which provides for a veteran statue to be placed on the grounds of the National Museum of American Indians (NMAI). President Obama
A GOP Senate's First Target: Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Protection Agency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, media, republicans, lies, ElizabethWarren, Consumer Protection Agency, congress, corruption, usa )

Cal
- 24 days ago - motherjones.com
For years, House Republicans have been trying to gut her greatest accomplishment.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Get Off Israel Bandwagon, for Once
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Israel, Palestine, AIPAC, congress, good news, democrats, republicans, politics, government )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Maybe the national publicity and pressure on these progressives over their Israel-Palestine positions moved them? Maybe they're tacking ahead of 2016? Here are the 12 non-signers, from both parties:...
This Republican Who Wants to End the Weekend Is Probably Headed to Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, congress, elections, government, republicans )

Barry
- 25 days ago - motherjones.com
Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman thinks days off are "goofy," says sex ed could make kids gay, and claims money is "more important for men."
Congress Sails Past Airport Hell Under Special TSA Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, TSA, congress, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Under a special Transportation Security Administration "whitelist," lawmakers and other government officials breeze past airport security. The TSA claims it's all about efficiency -- but critics at the American Civil Liberties Union say it's undemocratic.
America's Dark Economic Secret: How a Giant Gimmick Has Wages and Jobs Hanging By a Thread
Business  (tags: inversion, economy, Business, Google, General Electric, Barack Obama, Treasury Department, Taxes, Real estate, stocks, profits, CEOs, Congress, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 28 days ago - salon.com
Welcome to the "gimmick economy" -- where it's not about good products or labor, but something far more scary
Congress Just Delayed New Funding to Help Rape Victims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, government, rapists, ethics, republicans, democrats, usa, politics, news, healthcare )

Cal
- 30 days ago - motherjones.com
The spending bill lawmakers just approved leaves out new grant money to help localities go after rapists.
Since 1978, Congress Has Worked a Full Week 14 Percent of the Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, lazy, work ethic, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, economy, lies, freedoms, elections, politics )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Of the 13,000-plus days since Jan. 1, 1978, both chambers of Congress have been in session at the same time for about 4,700 of them -- about a third of the total time and a little fewer than half of all weekdays. The Senate has worked more than the House,
Largest Climate-Change March in History Unlikely to Convince Idiots ~ The Borowitz Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, climate change, congress, politics, humor, satire, news, elections )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - newyorker.com
A climate-change march that organizers claim was the largest on record is nevertheless unlikely to change the minds of idiots, a survey of America's idiots reveals.
Rachel Maddow Is Repulsed At Congress For Taking A Bajillion Days Off While New War Is Launched (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Rachel Maddow, Americans, congress, politics, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, war, military, troops, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rachel Maddow has already torn into Congress over its handling of the conflict in Iraq and Syria, but a new move by the House and Senate has pushed the MSNBC host over the edge.
 

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