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Tell Congress: Stop CISA! Protect Human Rights on the Internet.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISA, Human Rights, technology, Internet services, monopolies, surveillance, government, politics, bad business, computers, Internet users, profits )

- 20 hours ago -
The Internet and the power it gives us has changed the course of history, but runaway governments and monopolies are turning the Internet against us for power and profit. Their biggest move yet: passing the surveillance bill CISA, this week.
OUTRAGEOUS! Ben Carson Suggests Jewish People Could Have Stopped Nazis If They Had Gun Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ben Carson, propaganda, dishonesty, elections, candidates, usa, politics )

- 21 hours ago -
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has said that Adolf Hitler's mass murder of Jews "would have been greatly diminished" if German citizens had not been disarmed by the Nazi regime.
Http://Www.Politicsplus.Org/Bl og/2015/10/08/Ben-Carson-John- Wayne-or-the-Cowardly-Lion/Com ment-Page-1/#Comment-106714
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, media, politics, candidates )

- 22 hours ago -
Nameless has provided another priceless post for TomCat's blog--click through to enjoy!
TennesseeâEUR(TM)s First Year Of Drug Testing Welfare Applicants DidnâEUR(TM)t Go Very Well
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Class Warfare, drug testing, GOP Lies, Human Rights, InsaniTEA, temporary assistance for needy families )

- 23 hours ago -
TennesseeâEUR(TM)s first year of drug testing welfare recipients uncovered drug use by less than 0.2 percent of all applicants for the stateâEUR(TM)s public assistance system.
The Oregon Sheriff's Position on Gun Control Is More Radical Than We Think | The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, US Constitution, Oath Keepers, far Right, Sandy Hook, posse comitatus, sheriffs, letter to Joe Biden, Southern Poverty Law Center, Patriot Movement, Cliven Bundy )

- 1 day ago -
The idea expressed [by Sheriff John Hanlin], that sheriffs are the ultimate arbiters of constitutionality, has become a popular idea on the radical right. There are several national movements that champion this cause,
Thank Ruth Bader Ginsburg for Standing Against Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: End Citizens United, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court )

- 1 day ago -
Please join me in thanking her! Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been one of the loudest and strongest voices against the corrupting influence of money in politics. (IMHO, she is one of the only people who WILL do this, she deserves thanks for it!
Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, African Americans, police brutality, prison industrial complex, Cornel West, Black voter, Bernie Sanders )

- 2 days ago -
The Vermont senator isn't that familiar to African Americans but he makes the case to EBONY why he should be.
Please Act!! Tell the Sec Def to Stop Killing Animals in Military Training
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Animal Cruelty, medical training, live animals use, US MILITARY, US Air Force, Air Force Academy )

- 3 days ago -
DoD has sidestepped a ban stopping animals for use in military training.5 of the 6 medical facilities now use simulators, but one, USAF is continuing to use animals in one of the training installations. Ask them to follow through and stop using animals!
UN Statement: US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, illegally seized Native American land, indigenous rights, UN special rapporteur, James Anaya )

- 3 days ago -
James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has concluded that there is no way justice will ever be possible in the United States, as long as the government continues to hold illegally-seized Native American land.
Upcoming SCOTUS Cases: Bullwinkle the Moose Vs. Hovercraft Hunters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, moose, banking, double jeopardy, First Amendment, unions, affirmative action, voting rights, Eighth Amendment, death penalty, choice )

- 3 days ago -
Posted by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. As most of us recall, the new term for the Supreme Court begins on the first Monday in October - today!

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