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Open Thread - 11/17/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 13 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Poll Results - 11/17/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, poll )

- 13 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
More Americans Are Getting Their Electricity Cut Off
Business  (tags: electric bills, shut off notices, Trump Administration, cut back federal energy help, Congress, LIHEAP )

- 12 hours ago -
Utilities are disconnecting more households as President Donald Trump moved to end $3.4 billion in federal energy-bill help for the poorest Americans. Congress voted to reinstate the funding, but the administration has yet to release the money.
Has Samantha Bee Figured Out How to Persuade Skeptics That Climate Change Is Real?
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, religion, ignorance )

- 12 hours ago -
A minor breakthrough on "Full Frontal" offers a ray of hope for the future.
Tell Democrats: Use Your Leverage to Block Trump Attacks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, bills, spending, Dreamers, taxes, health care, ACA, Obamacare )

- 12 hours ago -
This December, Democrats have all the leverage. They better use it. Congress passed a 3 month stopgap funding measure that expires in December. Because of right-wing House members, Republicans cannot pass government funding bills without Democrat help.
Keep Birth Control Copay Free
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, activism )

- 12 hours ago -
Send Trump your "invoice."
Stop All of Trump's Judicial Appointments Until the Russia Investigation Is Complete
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, Russian meddling, investigations, scandals, petitions )

- 12 hours ago -
Robert Mueller handed down indictments for key Trump aides in the investigation into Russia interfering with the 2016 election. Trump's campaign manager faces 12 charges, including conspiracy against the United States, and more indictments are coming.
Sign the Petition re: $72,781,300,000 for the 1%
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, tax breaks, economic injustice, petitions )

- 12 hours ago -
The House passed this bill, so lean on your Senators to block it. We The People can still win!
Antibiotics Are Weakening and Millions Will Feel the Damage If the Meat Industry Doesn't Change Its Ways
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, antibiotics, overuse, Big Agra, meat, sickness, infections )

- 11 hours ago -
A recent report from the WHO describes the dangers humanity faces from overprescription of critical infection-fighting drugs, which has led to both superbugs and antibiotics' dwindling efficacy, making humans vulnerable to infections formerly benign.
Why the Threat of Species Extinction Isn't the Right Way to Approach Conservation
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animals, extinction, conservation, endangered species )

- 11 hours ago -
The decline of many non-extinct wild animals may be a greater threat to the environment than the obliteration of a single species.
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