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US Politics & Gov't

Bernie Sanders on Why Elites Are in for a Shock: The Discontent of the American People Is Far, Far Greater
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Presidential Election, discontent, USA )

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In a new wide-ranging interview with The Nation, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) swears off campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry, promises to visit red states like Alabama during his campaign . . .
Elizabeth Warren Won't Rule Out Joining Bernie Sanders On Campaign Trail ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, democrats, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, freedoms, government, politics, news, media )

- 5 hours ago -
Heartbroken when Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-M) decided not to run for president in 2016, "some hard-core lefties" and progressives have shifted their attention to Sanders, "who has been drawing massive crowds across the country" according to ...
As Bernie Sanders' Popularity Surges, Democrats Question Socialist Label
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, candidates, democrats, Berniw Sanders, Hilary Clinton, politics, government, freedoms, news )

- 6 hours ago -
The self-described democratic socialist, fends off tough questions as fellow Democrats in Congress continue to endorse Hillary Clinton. As he surges in the polls, closing the gap on Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders is being taken increasingly seriously.
South Carolina Senate Casts First Vote to Remove Confederate Flag
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, South Carolina, Confederate flag, government, ethics, politics, Good News, republicans, democrats )

- 6 hours ago -
The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the State House. The bipartisan proposal, which emerged after last month's massacre at a historic black church in Charleston, was approved by a 37-to-3 vote.
The Idiot Thug Running Maine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, Maine Governor, Paul LePage, government, ethics, crime, freedoms, news, politics, republicans, tea party )

- 6 hours ago -
Last week, members of Maine legislature's Government Oversight Committee unanimously called for an investigation into Tea Party Governor Paul LePage. At question is whether or not he inappropriately~and potentially illegally~abused his control over ...
13 Facts Republicans Hate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP lies )

- 7 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 7/6/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 7 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Tell Congress: Pass the Supreme Court Ethics Act / CREDO ACTION (Petition)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Ethics, Accountability, government, americans )

- 7 hours ago -
Confidence in the Supreme Court has reached a record low. And its hardly any surprise: the nine Supreme Court justices are the only federal judges who do not have a binding code of conduct.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Fix the Voting Rights Act Now.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rights Act, SupremeCourt )

- 7 hours ago -
âEURoeThanks to the Supreme Court, the Voting Rights Act is weaker now than when it was passed 50 years ago. Fight to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore the Voting Rights Act and block new efforts to suppress African-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: walmart, SEC, tax havens, taxes, overseas )

- 7 hours ago -
Walmart has built a vast, undisclosed network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 overseas tax havens. These may be used to minimize foreign taxes where Walmart has retail operations and to avoid U.S. taxes on those foreign earnings.
Republicans For Bernie Sanders?!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, government, news, republicans, u.s. )

- 9 hours ago -
Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) the 72-year-old Vermont socialist is surging in the Democratic Primary against Hillary Clinton with "free education in one fist, single-payer healthcare in the other."
Indigenous Leaders Meet With PM to Discuss Changes to the Constitution!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Australian indigenous, Australian constitution, Tony Abbott, Bill Shorten )

- 15 hours ago -
Australian prime minister & opposition leader have met Indigenous leaders to map out a process for making changes to the constitution!
Obama And Hillary Clinton Concocted Benghazi Video Lie With Jihadist Help
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Benghazi, americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, lies, obama, terrorism, war, Hilary Clinton )

- 1 day ago -
President Obama and Hillary Clinton likely made the decision to falsely tie an inflammatory anti-Islam Internet video to the fatal Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack that left four Americans dead in Benghazi, Libya, the chief of the conservative governmen
Thomas Jefferson, Hypocrite. Robert 'Councillor' Carter, Emancipator.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Thomas Jefferson )

- 1 day ago -
I've already discussed my perspective on George Washington, the slaveholder, in George Washington is not my 'Great White Father.' I hold Jefferson in even lower esteem.
Der Spiegel Files Criminal Complaint After Revealing NSA Targeted Reporters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, news, lies, propaganda, europe, conflict )

Cheryl A
- 1 day ago -
"Der Spiegel, confirmed on Friday that a criminal complaint had been filed with a German federal prosecutor following allegations that its journalists were targeted by U.S. spies.." Peace.
Fatal Shooting in San Francisco Ignites Immigration Policy Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, usa, immigration, crime, democrats, republicans, elections, government, ethics, news, obama, politics, SupremeCourt, candidates )

- 1 day ago -
San Francisco and its liberal policy toward people in the U.S. illegally were thrust into the national political debate this weekend after the fatal shooting of a woman at a popular tourist destination, allegedly by a man with a criminal record ...

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