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Alabama Birthplace of the Voting Rights Act Is Once Again Gutting Voting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voter ID, voter restrictions, gutting voter rights, highest black voters, poor voters )

Dandelion
- 331 days ago - thenation.com
Alabama passed a strict voter-ID law and then closed 31 DMV offices in the state. The state is shuttering DMV offices in eight of the 10 counties with the highest concentration of black voters.
Make Bernie Sanders The Democratic Nominee PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, democratic nominee, petition )

Animae
- 58 days ago - change.org
We the people will never vote for Hillary Clinton. We are not afraid of Donald Trump. Make Bernie Sanders the democratic nominee.
Save the Refugees: Presidential Candidates Give Syrian Families a Home in USA - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: refugees, Syrian, petition, Presidential candidates, allow more in )

Dandelion
- 359 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Refugees are suffering and dying because some govts in Europe as well as our own will not open their doors to take these families in. It doesn't have to be this way. The US govt has said it will only take 8,000 Syrian refugees only 1,541 have arrived.
Outraged Republican Senator Vows to Block Appointment of FDA Commissioner Over GMO Salmon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senator Murkowski, frankenfish, gmo salmon, Alaska, food, gmo labelingDr. Robert Califf )

Nancy
- 227 days ago - ecowatch.com
Murkowski comes from a major salmon-producing state and has been adamantly opposed to GMO salmon. Here is the senator speaking on the Senate floor in November against the fish.
Trump Caught Lying About His Knowledge Of The KKK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, elections, Donald Trump, KKK< politics, government, propaganda, dishonesty, corruption, usa )

Cal
- 181 days ago - viralpirate.com
Because Donald Trump has not only mastered the art of the deal, he has also mastered the art of the lie. In 2015, he became the unanimous choice for liar for the year by the Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization Politifact
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 )

Dandelion
- 328 days ago - countercurrentnews.com
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.
5 Jaw-Dropping Right-Wing Idiocies This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Banksters, Carson, Fiorina, GOP Lies, income inequality, InsaniTEA, Jamie Dimon, Kasich, Latinos, Palin )

Lynn
- 344 days ago - politicsplus.org
As Puddy Tat always says "Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nutty InsaniTEA can become. ..."
Clinton's Record on Free Trade: National and Global Implications
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TTP, Clinton flip flop, elections, dishonesty, Sanders, transnational corporations )

Nancy
- 175 days ago - opednews.com
After playing a pivotal role in negotiating the secret trade agreement, she began to express doubt about it around the time it became obvious she preparing to announce her run for the presidency.
Bernie or Bust Will Save Us The Foul Stench of Lesser Evilism Has Made Our Politics Useless
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie or Bust, lesser of evilism, Presidential campaign 2016, Bernie Sanders, political revolution, vote )

Dandelion
- 103 days ago - salon.com
Take the Bernie or Bust movement for what it really is. Not the ideological purity of dreamers, or the bad sportsmanship of losers, but a struggle to do something responsible with our faith in politics now that we have found it again.
Guns In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, GOP Lies, Gun Control, InsaniTEA, mass shootings, Obama )

Lynn
- 321 days ago - politicsplus.org
On 02/10/2015, I did a piece called Under the Gun in which I didn't even scratch the surface of mass shootings, in the wake of the Umpqua Community College shooting. I also looked at some of the reactions of Congress members.
She Is Baldly Lying Human Rights Expert on Hillary Clinton Defense of Her Role in Honduras Coup
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Honduras, Hillary Clinton, Berta Caceres, indignados Movement, Juan Orlando Hernandez, National Popular Resistance Front, honduras coup, Manuel Zelaya )

Dandelion
- 137 days ago - truth-out.org
This is breathtaking that she would say these things. I think the Human Rights Community are all kind of reeling that she would both defend the coup and defend her own role in supporting its stabilization in the aftermath
Personal Update - 9/3/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 360 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.

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