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Dr. King Would Grieve
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday )

- 4 hours ago -
This is my greeting to you for MLK Day.
@HouseDemocrats: Back Lieu-Conyers to End U.S. Aid to Saudi Bombing of Yemen
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Yemen. Saudi Arabia, arms trade )

- 9 hours ago -
@HouseDemocrats: Back Lieu-Conyers to End U.S. Aid to Saudi Bombing of Yemen Sign the Lieu-Conyers letter urging President Obama to stop refueling Saudi warplanes that are bombing civilians in Yemen.
Putin's Perverted Puppet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Crimes, Putin, russia, treason, Trump )

- 4 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Hey Congress: Give Up YOUR Cadillac Health Insurance First
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Health insurance, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, ObamaCare )

- 11 hours ago -
Ryan & McConnell - Give up your Cadillac Health Benefits NOW! If Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell get sick, he can go to his doctor. If he repeals ObamaCare, millions of Americans will lose access to their family doctor.
Pat A Has a BIG Mouth Again! ;-)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, awards )

- 4 hours ago -
Honoring the person who posted the 86,000th comment at Politics Plus, the site where four others and I publish the articles we also share here.
Trump Attacks Civil Rights Leader Who Questioned His Election Win
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trumpsky, jack@ss, liar )

- 1 day ago -
President elect Donald Trump began a long holiday weekend that honors slain black civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by attacking another rights activist.
Sign the Petition: I Am Not a Reporter, and I Want to See Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s Tax Returns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax returns, Donald Trump )

- 12 hours ago -
It isnâEUR(TM)t just reporters who want to see Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s tax returns. Add your name. Our Message to Donald Trump : I am not a reporter, and I want to see Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s tax returns. Release them
Open Thread - 1/16/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 4 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.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, foreclosures, steve mnuchin, americans )

- 12 hours ago -
"Oppose the nomination of 'foreclosure king' Steve Mnuchin, who made millions by foreclosing on struggling Americans and exploiting their economic pain."
#HugsForChelsea: Give Chelsea Manning A Hug
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chelsea manning, militory prison )

- 12 hours ago -
Chelsea Manning saw injustice and stood up for whatâEUR(TM)s right. Now, sheâEUR(TM)s serving a 35 year sentence in an all-male military prison.
Five Ways Trumps News Conference Was Not a News Conference
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: liar, propaganda, jack-@ss )

- 1 day ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s another example of TrumpâEUR(TM)s attempt to control the media.
A Lesson on How to Survive Trumpism - From the McCarthy Era
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, Muslim registry, blacklisting, paranoia, oppression, persecution, employment )

- 1 day ago -
Trump's regime will not resurrect full-blown McCarthyism, but it may take lessons in political repression from it.
Six Reasons Why Trumps Wall Is Even Dumber Than Most of His Other Ideas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: demagoguery, buffoon, lies )

- 1 day ago -
Trump lives in a fact free universe designed merely to enhance his power and fuel his demagoguery. But you donâEUR(TM)t have to, and nor does anyone else.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day! (Video)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Martin Luther King Jr., people of colour, equal rights, America, humanity, equality, justice )

- 8 hours ago -
His 'I have a dream' speech. 'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.' ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Roberts: Russell Pearce's Triple Dip Just Got Sweeter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona, greed, economic injustice )

- 1 day ago -
Russell Pearce just added a plump and juicy cherry to his triple dip. He has scored a promotion to the No. 2 spot at the Maricopa County Treasurer's Office. And a $70,000 raise - when there's no money for raises for county rank-and-file workers.
Today at 12:30 P.M.ET Livestream Bernies Rally to Protect Affordable Care Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
January 15 tell Republicans loudly and clearly we won't let you throw nearly 30 million people off of health insurance,make massive cuts to Medicaid
Sorry, Liberals: Donald Trump Really Means What He Says, and Plans to Silence and Intimidate Dissenters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: authoritarianism, fascism, repression )

- 20 hours ago -
Trump seeks to divide and conquer the media, while congressional allies like Jason Chaffetz go after critics.
It's Time for President Obama to Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: amnesty, human rights, Leonard Peltier, obama, usa, indigenous rights )

- 1 hour ago -
 Ten months after filing a petition with the president, renowned lawyers waitâEUR"and hopeâEUR"for Obama to act.
Former MI6 Agent Says FBI Ignored Trumps Alarming Russia Ties for Months.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime )

- 1 day ago -
Former MI6 agent who compiled dossier on Trumps Russian ties says the FBI sat on the explosive information he turned over to them in July.
Deep State Ultimatum to Trump: Play Ball or Else
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago -
US presidents are fronts for powerful interests running America, intolerant of anyone changing longstanding policy. Trump is under enormous pressure and threats to continue dirty business as usual or else. Defiance could get him undermined, impeached or a
9 MLK Quotes the Mainstream Media Won't Cite @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, ethics, dishonesty, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, economy, war, corruption, freedoms, iraq )

- 2 hours ago -
The words of the real MLK were far more radical than today's cherry-picked lines.
How Do the People of Truth Win the Current Information War?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Media )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
With the recent push-back against alternative media, the question is: How do the people of truth win the information war when the deck is stacked against them?
Obamacare Repeal Will Hurt Women & Seniors With Higher Rates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACA, Obamacare, senior, republicans, 2018 elections, women, men unfair )

- 1 hour ago -
The Senate laid groundwork to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It will delay effective dates of aspects of the repeal until the 2018 Congressional elections. Young consumers may pay less than seniors. Insurers may charge women more than men.
*Take Action* With The American Civil Liberties Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: preserve, protect, defend, freedoms )

- 36 minutes ago -
Take the Peoples Oath to help protect the rights guaranteed to All of us by the United States Constitution. Generate and share your own personal oath on your social networks.
George WashingtonâEUR(TM)s Biracial Family Is Getting New Recognition | Smart News | Smithsonian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George Washington, History, Mount Vernon, Arlington House, National Park Service, cover-up )

- 1 day ago -
Now about Thomas Jefferson and the Hemmings.. The National Park Service is finally acknowledging the first presidentâEUR(TM)s biracial family
Analyzing Information in the Age of Disinformation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
I had to find a way to judge all these data. I had to separate value from non-value. I had to discover a few bottom lines that would serve as context, against which I could make judgments. When the dust cleared, I knew I had reached a high point. I knew
More Fake News: Mainstream Media Lies About Trump Evicting White House Press Corp
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago -
Mainstream Media outlets continue their deceit tactics in attempt to demonize President Elect Trump.

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