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Time for Congress to Act Over Guns, Says Lawmaker
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Gun Control, Law Makers, Congress, USA )

Ray
- 144 days ago - bbc.co.uk
President Barack Obama has spoken emotionally about the need for the US to enact measures to limit firearm purchases in a country known for its so-called "gun culture".
US Speaker John Boehner to Quit Congress
Offbeat  (tags: Congress, Politics, Republican, US Speaker, USA )

Ray
- 247 days ago - bbc.co.uk
US House Speaker John Boehner will resign from his leadership position and give up his seat at the end of October.
The Dealbreakers The Expendables A Congressional Parody   video
Offbeat  (tags: Republican Senators, The Deal Breaker, The Expendables, Congress, Iran, parody )

Dandelion
- 312 days ago - youtube.com
Wars Do not Start Themselves. They are old. They can not fight. But that does not mean they are beneath starting a war.
Show: Jon Stewart Destroys Netanyahu Over Speech to Congress (March 4, 2015)   video
Offbeat  (tags: The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, satiric commentary, Congress, Boehner, Netanyahu, Obama, Iran )

Evelyn
- 443 days ago - youtu.be
Boehner was ridiculed for poking the White House in the eye, Obama was mocked for his calm public reaction, Netanyahu was lampooned for getting Iran and Iraq wrong so many times before, members of Congress were teased for their ridiculously long standing
Hillary Clinton Was Not the Only One.
Offbeat  (tags: government, elections, bushadministration, bush, dishonesty, news, politics, congress )

Gene
- 444 days ago - msnbc.com
While Hillary Clinton's use of personal email during her time as Secretary of State deserves scrutiny, it now is clear that the media need turn their eye on Republicans who did exactly the same thing - including some of her loudest critics.
Walk With Us - In January
Offbeat  (tags: Walk With Us, New Hampshire Rebellion, Reclaiming our Republic, Granny D, Congress, corruption, January, Lawrence Lessig )

Dandelion
- 543 days ago - walk.nhrebellion.org
In January 2014, over 200 citizens braved the cold and the snow to walk across New Hampshire in the footsteps of Granny D. Our cause and hers was to reclaim our republic from the big money that is corrupting our Congress.
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON T
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, dishonesty, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, economy, ethics, elections, freedoms, propaganda, republicans, u.s., usa, obama, healthcare, government, lies, med )

Leopold
- 576 days ago - stop-ttip.org
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON TTIP/TAFTA/CETA(!)(!)(!)
The Companies Vying to Turn Asteroids Into Filling Stations
Offbeat  (tags: space, business, companies, fuel, asteroids, Bill, Congress, USA )

Ray
- 610 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.
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, elections, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, corruption, constitution, politics, propaganda, usa, society, culture, americans, protection, interesting, government, health )

JL
- 851 days ago - youtube.com
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Video:1 Minute And 45 Seconds That'Ll Make You Think Twice About Poverty
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, culture, freedoms, ethics, family, humans, health, government, society, safety, sadness, usa, politics, cover-up, congress, abuse, unusual, protection, safety, interesting )

JL
- 1087 days ago - upworthy.com
Everything you think you know about poverty in America is about to be complicated.
Citizen Army Lobbies Congress for Clean Air
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, protection, politics, healthconditions, humans, congress, propaganda, usa, ethics, unusual, safety, society, protection, interesting, goodnews, americans )

JL
- 1104 days ago - earthjustice.org
Ambassadors from every state arrive en masse to buttonhole congress reps
(Petition Available to 4/18/13):I Can't Wait To See The Obama Administration's Reply To This Amazing And Totally Ridiculous Peti
Offbeat  (tags: congress, obama, politics, ethics, cover-up, americans, abuse, usa, corporate, business, dishonesty, ethics, society, marketing, money, pictures, odd, off-beat, interesting )

JL
- 1150 days ago - upworthy.com
A genius new petition asks the White House to require senators and members of congress to wear the logos of their financial backers on their suits anytime they're on the job. The bigger the donation, the bigger the label, & the more foolish politicians
Video: NAILED IT: Watch A Really Smart Comedian Destroy A Really Dumb Idea
Offbeat  (tags: corruption, congress, americans, abuse, constitution, elections, ethics, freedoms, lies, propaganda, politics, republicans, media, SupremeCourt, usa, culture, funny, humor, interesting, performance, protection, safety, society )

JL
- 1164 days ago - upworthy.com
There's a lot of stuff that's old and not needed anymore, like my mom's 8-track cassettes. The Voting Rights Act, however, isn't one of them.
Video:Rep. Alan Grayson: Remembering Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, ethics, government, news, Govtfearmongering, media, usa, u.s., crime, unusual, protection, safety, society, interesting, culture, ethics )

JL
- 1193 days ago - youtube.com
Aaron Swartz was an internet leader and free-speech advocate. He helped organize the worldwide movement to keep the internet free from censorship and corporate control.
 

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