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US Politics & Gov't

A REAL Infrastructure Proposal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: class warfare, GOP Greed, GOP lies, infrastructure, Trump )

TomCat
- 1 minute ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Open Thread - 1/24/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 3 minutes ago - politicsplus.org
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.
LAWMAKERS SAY THE HELL WITH HOW THE VOTERS VOTED.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans )

Rudica
- 46 minutes ago - huffingtonpost.com
NATIONALLY AND STATEWIDE IS THE DICTATORSHIP SPREADING?
Tsunami of Outrage, Vows of Resistance Follow Trump's Pipeline Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, globalwarming, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, wildlife, water, trees, abuse, activists, amer )

Wendy
- 1 hour ago - commondreams.org
"Indigenous peoples, landowners, and climate activists did everything in our power to stop Keystone XL and Dakota Access, and we'll do it again Trump's war on the environment, the climate, and clean water protections is a war on all of us..
Good News About Texas!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, ethics, lies, propaganda, politics )

Mitchell
- 3 hours ago - nytimes.com
The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal regarding Texas' voter Id law!
Orange Man, Red Flag!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, Trump, elections, ethics, lies, propaganda, republicans )

Mitchell
- 4 hours ago - nytimes.com
Trump repeated an election lie in his "...first official meeting with congressional leaders," and then went on to claim (again) falsely that his inaugural crowd was "huge." See first comment, please.
Standing Rock Braces for Trump Approving DAPL -- Could Come Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Civil Liberties, Corporatocracy, DAPL, Donald Trump, Environment, Standing Rock )

Judy
- 9 hours ago - theantimedia.org
As the Standing Rock Sioux tribe votes to forcibly evacuate all the remaining camps, President Donald Trump may be preparing to approve the Dakota Access Pipeline.
DonâEUR(TM)t Turn a Famous Revolutionary War Site Into An IHOP Restaurant
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national registry, historic )

Dogan
- 10 hours ago - change.org
The site is already listed on the National Register of Historic Places -- but that designation has not ensured its protection from overzealous developers. In fact, much of the supply depot land has already been lost to commercial development.
14 Senate Democrats Fall in Line Behind Trump CIA Pick
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA Director, Democrats, Donald Trump, far right Republican, Human Rights Watch, Mike Pompeo, Senate confirmation, surveillance, torture )

Judy
- 11 hours ago - theintercept.com
The far-right Pompeo has left the door open to torture. The 14 Senate Democrats join all but one Republican, thus failing the test of presenting a unified front against Human Rights violations.
WE WON'T BE PUNISHED: TELL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TO REJECT H.R.7
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medical Care, abortion rights, decision, right to choose )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - action.allaboveall.org
No one should have their decision about abortion made for them because they canâEUR(TM)t afford medical care. Instead, each of us should be able to make decisions about abortion with dignity and respect, and without politicians interfering.
Senate Committee Approves Tillerson for Secretary of State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Exxon Mobil, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, Marco Rubio, Ben Cardin, Robert Corker, Robert Menendez, Secretary of State, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Rex Tillerson )

Judy
- 12 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
A final confirmation vote by the full Senate is expected next week, according to leadership aides from each party. Monday's committee vote split along party lines, with Republicans backing Trump's nominee and Democrats opposing.
Facts That Our War-Happy Leaders Would Like to Keep Hushed Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trumpism, war, insanity )

Rob
- 16 hours ago - truth-out.org
Donald Trump said, I am going to make our military so big, so powerful, so strong, that nobody, absolutely nobody, is gonna mess with us.
40 Years Ago, 'Doctor Who' Predicted 'Alternative Facts'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, newspeak, lies, falsehoods )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
President Trump senior adviser Kellyane Conway joined Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press" to discuss the size of the president's crowds.
Anti-Trump Marches And Rallies Planned For April 15
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, protests, demonstrations, activism )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Gatherings will attempt to pressure the president into releasing his tax returns.
11 Democrats Who Could Defeat President Trump in 2020
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, Presidential candidates, elections )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - motherjones.com
The next presidential election is four years away. It's hard to imagine Hillary Clinton making a third attempt at the White House. But there are plenty of other Democrats who might take a shot.
Personal Update - 1/23/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. Rgis is my only article today.
Ethics Lawyers to Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, government )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
A group including former White House ethics attorneys will file a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.
How the GOP Is Playing Trump Until They Can Dump Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, republicans, politics )

Rob
- 1 day ago - facebook.com
I had breakfast recently with a friend who's a former Republican member of Congress. Here's what he said:
10 Actions 100 Days
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Woman's Rights, Woman's March, Action, freedoms, ethics, americans, usa )

Launi
- 1 day ago - womensmarch.com
Thank you to the millions of people around the world who, on January 21, came together by the millions to raise our voices. But our march forward does not end here. Now is the time to get our friends, family and community together and MAKE HISTORY.
Today in MTP, Alternative Facts; These Are What Dictatorships Are Made Of
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trumpism, alternative facts, lies and distortions )

Rob
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
This is not The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner or Divergent movieâEUR¦ Its our own dystopian present.
   

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