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US Politics & Gov't

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 )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - rootstrikers.org
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.
Eleanors Hope - Womens Health and Retirement Security   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eleanor's Hope, Eleanor Roosevelt, social security, medicare, women issues, older women, poverty )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
One in three women are living in or near poverty. Older women face poverty in far greater numbers than older men. This National Initiative is to raise awareness recruit and train new activists and bolster Congressional leaders on womens unique issues.
To Cut Or Not To Cut - That Is NOT The Question   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, funding cuts, bloated military budget, defense budget, arms, police, War Machine, Prison Industrial Complex, priorities )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
Video only a minute and half long. The USA Government is not broke it is broken.
Call Him A Socialist But Many Americans Agree With Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, college education, election 2016, middle class jobs, deprived of health care, socialist, Americans )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - marketwatch.com
Crushed by stagnant wages robbed of middle class jobs by competition with low wage countries deprived of health care astronomical costs of a college education that this supposed superiority of ours is no longer true, if it ever was.
Here Are Six Companies That Get Rich Off Prisoners
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, slaves, John Oliver, Asset Forfeiture, Corizon, Global Tel-Link, The Bail Industry, Prison Industrial Complex, GEO Group, Corrections Corporations of America )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - attn.com
There are currently 2.4 million people in American prisons. This number has grown by 500% in the past 30 years. While the United States has only 5% of the world's population, it holds 25 percent of the world's total prisoners. Money maker for the 1%.
Maine Governor Prepares To Make Food Stamps Recipients Jump Through New Hoops At The Grocery Store
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maine, Food Stamps, SNAP, Gov. Paul LePage, food restrictions )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Burdening the poorest with more rules is in vogue with Republicans these days. Extra restrictions and stigma for how food stamps recipients can use their meager benefits just exacerbate the core indignities and hardships they face.
Crony Capitalism Goes Global The TPP and ISDS Explained - Petition   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, ISDS, President Obama, Congressional Republicans, foreign corporations, taxpayers )

Dandelion
- 33 days ago - youtube.com
Both President Obama AND Congressional Republicans are supporting a secretive agreement that would let 9,000 foreign corporations bypass the U.S. legal system and force taxpayers to pay them millions. Who says bipartisanship is dead?
Cynthia McKinney: Every Member of US Congress Must Sign Pledge to Israel   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cynthia McKinney, Congress, House of Representatives, Senators, pledge, Israel )

Dandelion
- 32 days ago - youtube.com
The former Congresswoman said that after she made the pledge issue public the tactic changed. Senators and House of Representatives have to now write a paragraph which basically says the same thing as the pledge that was handed over.
It Is Time To Scrap The Cap And Expand Social Security!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, Bernie Sanders, scrap the cap, senior citizens )

Dandelion
- 31 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
With the average Social Security benefit today being just $1,328 a month, and more than one-third of our senior citizens relying on Social Security for virtually all of their income, Governments job is to expand benefits, not cut them.
FAA Investigating Florida Mailmans Landing Of Gyrocopter On U.S. Capitol Lawn
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Doug Hughes, Declaration of Independence, gyrocopter, US Capital lawn, FAA, Florida mailman, voter rebellion )

Dandelion
- 42 days ago - tampabay.com
I am demanding reform and declaring a voters rebellion in a manner consistent with Jeffersons description of rights in the Declaration of Independence. I would rather die in this flight than live to be 80 years old and watch this Country fall.
 
 
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