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Protect Native American Burial Ground - ForceChange PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Illegal construction, government, politics )

Jean
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
For nearly a decade, the sacred Native American grounds of Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa have been undergoing illegal construction. Costing approximately three million dollars, this construction took place under the watch of the National Park
40,000 Voter Registrations Have Mysteriously Vanished, Could Determine Control Of The Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter registration, elections, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, republicans, government, politics, news, corruption, freedoms )

CarrieSIC
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A court could decide any day now whether tens of thousands of Georgia voters can cast a ballot this November, a choice that could sway the outcome of the state's neck-and-neck races for Governor and Senator.
You Can Still Eat This Corgi In Pennsylvania, Thanks To The NRA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, Pennsylvania, Americans, laws, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, abuse, news )

CarrieSIC
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
It is currently legal to slaughter and eat dogs or cats in Pennsylvania, and, thanks in large part to lobbying from the National Rifle Association, it will remain so. Although the animal cruelty bill passed the state senate by a 36-12 margin -- and even...
Sticking Texas-Sized Hurdles on the Path to Polls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, minorities, politics, government, court decisions, dishonesty, usa )

Cal
- 4 days ago - truth-out.org
Texas has required voters to present a photo ID for years. This most recent law dramatically narrowed the range of acceptable documentation, so only a small number of documents are now permissible at the polls
Publicly Condemn Conservative's Violent Threats - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, politics, republicans, lies, media, ethics, government, violence )

Beverly
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that the NRA remove Ted Nugent from its Board of Directors and publicly condemn his remarks.
There Are Some Things About Gaza That I Still Can't Wrap My Head Around
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Israel, Gaza, aid to Israel, ethics, dishonesty, government, politics, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
What's the difference between 212 million in aid to rebuild a man made disaster and 3.1 billion in aid that goes annually to Israel so it can continue creating man made disasters?
Challenge Chris Christie: "You're 'Tired' of Hearing About the Minimum Wage? Then Try Living on It" ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, government, NJ, USA, republicans, ethics, elections, family, americans, economy, money )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - leftaction.com
Governor Christie is apparently bored by the topic, but millions of Americans working for the minimum wage don't have that luxury. Maybe Governor Christie needs to experience that first hand.
Tell Congress: Oppose the Republican Handout to Payday Lenders ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, loan industry bail-out, government, money-laundering, USA, ethics, crime )

Nancy
- 5 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Only House Republicans would be OK with making illegal money-laundering easier in order to bail out a predatory loan industry, but that's exactly what they will do if we don't speak up.
IRS Whistleblowers: Agency Executives Behind Multibillion-Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, tax giveaways to corporations, corruption, news, government, ethics, crime, cover-up, obama, economy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
A veteran Internal Revenue Service attorney demands a congressional audit of the IRS to investigate the agency's alleged role in allowing US corporations to illegally avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes even as it cracks down on individuals and smal
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker Based 'Living Wage' Ruling on Restaurant Industry Study
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker, restaurant industry, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, government, lies, freedoms, economy, republicans )

CarrieSIC
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Under pressure to raise the state's minimum wage, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confidently declared that there was no need. Low-wage workers had filed a complaint charging that the state's minimum wage -- $7.25 -- did not constitute a "living wage" as...
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

CarrieSIC
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
Debunking Chris Christie's Minimum Wage Nonsense
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, ChriChristie media, lies, government, republicans, propaganda, usa, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
Why listen to the boorish gov who has presided over NJ's economic decline?
A Hispanic Man Delivers Absentee Ballots, and Now Conservatives Want Him Dead (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Arizona, elections, government, republicans, ethics, dishonesty )

CarrieSIC
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives are outraged over what they claim, mistakenly, to be evidence of massive voter fraud being perpetrated in Arizona, The Daily Dot reports.Despite the outrage from conservative sites, Marine was not behaving illegally when he delivered the...
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

CarrieSIC
- 8 days ago - ibtimes.com
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
 

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