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Personal Update - 5/21/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

- 4 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), and why I'm not here.
US PETITION. Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities (CRPD) - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: disabilities, children, convention on rights, unicef, Senate approval )

- 1 day ago -
It is time for the United States to ratify the CRPD! The U.S. Senate will consider the CRPD for ratification this year. We need you to let your Senators know that you support this important human rights treaty!
DonâEUR(TM)t Make Citizens Pay to Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, corruption, democracy, violation, elections, inequality, Ohio )

- 2 days ago -
$8.50 is a damn lot, it would discourage a lot of people in Ohio from voting;it sure would discourage me. And this is not how democracy works, to have only people voting who are so rich they don't give a damn about $8.50! Please sign the petition.
Whistleblower Tortured for Exposing Torture Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, prison, whistleblowers, prisoners, constitution, congress, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, supremecourt, usa, troops, military, u.s. )

- 3 days ago -
The American public needs to show its support of those who expose legitimate abuses
Why The Vatican's Recognition Of A Palestinian State Comes As No Great Surprise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, Vatican, Palestinian State, freedoms, news, ethics, government, Obama Administration, politics )

- 5 days ago -
The Holy See established diplomatic relations with the organization officially representing Palestinians, the Palestine Liberation Organization, in 1994. Pope John Paul II, who met with then-PLO leader Yasser Arafat 12 times, made an emotional appeal ...
Fight Wall Streets Attacks On Dodd Frank - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dodd-Frank, Wall Street, Petition, Sherrod Brown, Congress, Senator Richard Shelby, dismantle protections )

- 6 days ago -
They are hoping you have forgotten how they crashed the global economy in 2009, and are setting the cronies they fund in Congress to dismantle the protections in the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.
6 Ways to Promote Economic Equality and Climate Action at the Same Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, environment, progressive poliitcs platforms, usa, politics, government )

- 6 days ago -
At a rally in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and fellow liberal Democrats such as Rep. Barbara Lee of California unveiled a national agenda for greater economic equality.
Tell the Department of Justsice That We Need to Establish An Alert System for Missing Children With Autism - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, autism, ethics, government )

- 6 days ago -
Keep our children with autism safe! Ask the Department of Justice to support a special alert for missing children with autism.
Jeb Bush Isn't a Moderate, He's a Neocon Extremist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jeb Bush, usa, ethics, republicans, elections )

- 7 days ago -
f elected president, Jeb Bush will run this country just like his dad and brother did.
USA: Postcard: I Stand With Postal Workers | American Postal Workers Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Postal Service, Post Office, United States, support )

- 9 days ago -
I Stand With Postal Workers. To show support for postal workers and a vibrant, public Postal Service, please complete the postcard. We will print it out and mail it to Postmaster General Megan Brennan. Thank you!
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