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Open Thread - 4/21/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 7 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.
Not Your Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, Valerie Tampico, conservative, liberal, progressive, origin stories, Ancestral Story, Social Liberal Story, Structural Oppression Story )

- 13 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. WE need the help of the Furies to keep watch on us and keep us honest at this point.
Bill Maher From 4/20
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, videos )

- 7 hours ago -
It's that time of week again, so here are four fine video clips from Bill's show last night. Enjoy!
TAKE ACTION: Reject Trump's RACIST Judicial Nominee
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Vitter, judicial nominees, Donald Trump, ethics, racism )

- 1 day ago -
Wendy Vitter is Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s judicial nominee for Louisiana. We canâEUR(TM)t let her sit on the federal bench. Sign your name right now to REJECT her nomination.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Federal Communications Commission: Block the Sinclair Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Department of Justice, Sinclair )

- 1 day ago -
Tell the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice: Block the Sinclair deal.
Bernie Introduces Bill To Impose Jail Time For Execs Behind Opioid Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Independent, Vermont, Proposes Bill, To Jail Big Pharma Execs, Opioid Crisis, Death, Corruption, americans, congress, crime, ethics, GoodNews, healthcare, lies, media, news, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will introduce a bill Tuesday that would impose jail time for pharmaceutical executives whose companies engage in manipulative practices when marketing opioids.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan: Oppose Trump's Pro-Torture Nominees Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, senators, nominees, torture injustice, war, usa, u.s. )

- 1 day ago -
Trump's new cabinet nominees risk putting us on paths to war with Iran and North Korea. They've overseen and support torture, and will continue American support for the Saudi war in Yemen. The Senate must reject them.
Support Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Mueller Investigation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mueller investigation, protection, Russia-tRump Investigation )

- 1 day ago -
Please support the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act -- bipartisan legislation to protect Special Counsel Mueller's Russia investigation, sponsored by Senators Graham, Booker, Tillis and Coons.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the U.S. Senate: Block and Resist Ronny Jackson. DonâEUR(TM)t Let Trump Privatize the VA.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ronny Jackson, Donald Trump, usa, u.s., republicans, democrats )

- 1 day ago -
It will take extra pressure to convince senators to block and resist JacksonâEUR(TM)s nomination and oppose privatization. Tell the U.S. Senate: Block and resist Ronny Jackson. DonâEUR(TM)t let Trump privatize the VA.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Letter of Support for Pharmacare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, pharmaceutical companies, Drug Prices )

- 1 day ago -
I support universal pharmacare, not a patchwork approach that leaves some of us behind while increasing the profits of Big Pharma.
For Most Workers, the Tax Cut Windfall Will Disappear
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, tax cuts, economic injustice, greed )

- 13 hours ago -
Millions of workers have received a small cut of Corporate America's tax cut bonanza. Unfortunately, the windfall for most workers will be fleeting.
The Gun Control Debate Seems Quiet, But The NRA Is Facing A String Of Defeats In The States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, gun control, state laws, legislative action, NRA, youth, voters )

- 8 hours ago -
A wave of enthusiasm for gun control hasn't translated to action in Congress. But at the state level, gun control advocates are touting a string of legislative victories that has the NRA on its heels
Indiana Abortion Law Signed By Mike Pence Ruled Unconstitutional
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, abortion rights, choice!, Pence, indiana )

- 9 hours ago -
A federal appeals court has ruled that an Indiana abortion law signed by Vice President Mike Pence when he served as the state's governor is unconstitutional.
Ruling Class Operatives Say the Darndest Things- On Devils Known and Not(Who May Be Evildoers Calling Down Evildoers)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, politics, propaganda, lies, iraq, corruption, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, military )

- 5 hours ago -
Establishment journalists and politicos write and say the darndest things, advanced as common sense under the sway of reigning nationalist and imperial ideology.Take the New York Times' chief White House correspondent Peter Baker. In a page-one "news an
Israel Kills Child and Crushes Bones in Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: us media, end all US aid to Israel, Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq, Muhammad Ibrahim Ayyoub murdered by Isra, child killings, children-Palestine-Gaza, Great March of Return 2018, US NEWS-MEDIA, COGAT, IDF, humanitarian, siege of Gaza )

- 3 hours ago -
Muhammad Ibrahim Ayyoub, 14, shot in the head east of Jabaliya in northern Gaza on Friday, is the fourth child among the more than 30 Palestinians killed during protests since the rallies began on 30 March
Thousands of People in Only One State Have Been in Jail for Over a YEAR and Never Proven Guilty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 3 hours ago -
Nearly half a million Americans are currently being held in jail while they are denied their constitutional rights to a speedy trial.
Dear Liberal America: The FBI'Is Not Your Friend -- And It Never Has Been @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, government, media, lies, ethics, fbi, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, elections, abuse )

- 3 hours ago -
The love and kisses tour of J. Edgar Comey has put a smiling face on an agency known for hardball and duplicity Have you been watching the roundelay of appearances former FBI Director James Comey has made this week on his tour to promote his book,
The DNCâEUR(TM)S Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks Poses a Serious Threat to Press Freedom
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, congress, democrats, ethics, government, lies, media, news, propaganda, usa, DNC, lawsuit, wikileaks, Julian Assanger, free press, censorship, freedom and free speech, whilslteblowers )

- 3 hours ago -
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a lawsuit this afternoon in a Manhattan federal court against the Russian Government, the Trump campaign and various individuals it alleges participated in the plot to hack its email servers and...
US Govt Accidentally Releases File Detailing Electromagnetic Weapon for Remote Mind Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, news, military, propaganda, politics, terrorism, usa, healthcare, mind control, electromagnetic weapon, DHS, FOIA request, manipulation, psychotronic, microwave )

- 2 hours ago -
Recently released documents from a U.S. government counterterrorism center detailed research into weapons that can be used for remote mind control. A Department of Homeland Security multi-agency counterterrorism center, the Washington State...

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