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Personal Update - 1/23/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Oppose Trump's Approval of DAPL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, abuse, a )

- 2 hours ago -
Donald Trump is trying to ram through approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline will contaminate the Standing Rock Sioux's water and will constitute yet another attack on their sovereignty and way of life.
Ethics Lawyers to Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, government )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Standing Rock Braces for Trump Approving DAPL -- Could Come Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Civil Liberties, Corporatocracy, DAPL, Donald Trump, Environment, Standing Rock )

- 12 hours ago -
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.
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 )

- 4 hours ago -
"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..
Facts That Our War-Happy Leaders Would Like to Keep Hushed Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trumpism, war, insanity )

- 18 hours ago -
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.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medical Care, abortion rights, decision, right to choose )

- 14 hours ago -
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.
DonâEUR(TM)t Turn a Famous Revolutionary War Site Into An IHOP Restaurant
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national registry, historic )

- 13 hours ago -
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.
11 Democrats Who Could Defeat President Trump in 2020
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, Presidential candidates, elections )

- 1 day ago -
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.
40 Years Ago, 'Doctor Who' Predicted 'Alternative Facts'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, newspeak, lies, falsehoods )

- 19 hours ago -
President Trump senior adviser Kellyane Conway joined Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press" to discuss the size of the president's crowds.
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 )

- 15 hours ago -
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.
Orange Man, Red Flag!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, Trump, elections, ethics, lies, propaganda, republicans )

- 7 hours ago -
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.
Open Thread - 1/24/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 2 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.
Anti-Trump Marches And Rallies Planned For April 15
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, protests, demonstrations, activism )

- 19 hours ago -
Gatherings will attempt to pressure the president into releasing his tax returns.
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 )

- 14 hours ago -
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.
Good News About Texas!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, ethics, lies, propaganda, politics )

- 6 hours ago -
The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal regarding Texas' voter Id law!
President Trumps Signs Executive Actions on Keystone and Dakota Pipelines (C-SPAN) - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: KXL, DAPL, Donald Trump, executive orders, C-SPAN video )

- 2 hours ago -
THE REAL LIFE HORROR SHOW: President Trumps signs executive actions on the Keystone and Dakota Pipelines. He also says he'll announce his nominee for the Supreme Court next week.
Tell the Senate: REJECT John Gore as Head of DOJ's Civil Rights Division! PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VOTER SUPPRESION, CIVIL RIGHTS, TRUMP, S CHOICE FOR THE DOI CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISI, politics, usa, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government )

- 27 minutes ago -
John Gore is an unacceptable pick to head the DOJ's Civil Rights Division. Someone with his record of extreme hostility to civil rights and voting rights should not be the one tasked with protecting those rights.
White House Website Removes Native American, LGBT, Climate Change, Healthcare & Civil Rights Web Pages
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, republicans, u.s. )

- 22 hours ago -
At the moment Donald Trump was sworn into office as our country's 45th President on Friday January 20th, the Native American, LGBT, Climate Change, Healthcare & Civil Rights web pages were removed from the White House website. We're in for a long 4 years.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans )

- 3 hours ago -
Dan Rather Goes Viral: The Media Must End GOP Interviews, Unless Republican Lawmakers Can Answer THIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trumpism, liar, politics )

- 2 hours ago -
These are not normal times. These are extraordinary times. And extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures.
Made in America: Sig Sauer Gets Army Service Pistol Contract
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, troops, media, military, news, politics, government, freedoms, economy, congress, constitution, americans )

- 35 minutes ago -
SIG SAUER, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has selected the SIG SAUER Model P320 to replace the M9 service pistol currently in use since the mid-1980âEUR(TM)s,US army retiring the standard-issue Beretta M9 after 35 yrs in favor of more modern side

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