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US Politics & Gov't

Happy Independence Day!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP lies, holiday, sedition, videos )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment. My holiday message.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Labor Department: Americans Want Overtime Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, overtime pay, labor department, americans )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
"Enact a strong overtime pay rule granting time-and-a-half pay to employees making less than, at the least, $50,400 per year, and closing loopholes that allow big businesses to escape overtime obligations."
How Fourth of July Celebrations Have Transformed Over the Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: July 4th, americans, constitution, freedoms, media, news, usa )

Betsy
- 1 hour ago - livescience.com
Americans celebrated the first July Fourth in 1777, a year after declaring independence from England. The festivities have varied in the years since then, but several mainstays have emerged (parades and fireworks). Let's look at the changes ......
There's a Donald Trump Pinata Now and It's Huge in Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, media, politics, war, lies, elections, candidates )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The Pinateria Ramirez also has a version of the Trump pinata showing Trump wearing a crown and pageant sash emblazoned "Miss Stupid," a nod toward Univision and NBC dropping coverage of the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants after Trump's comments
Latest Tally Shows Raging Assault on Reproductive Rights Nationwide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Politics, Pro-Choice, freedoms, Women's Rights, Civil Liberties, Theocrats, Invasion of Privacy, Republicans Suck )

EARTHDAY
- 7 hours ago - commondreams.org
Since the start of the year, state legislatures have enacted no fewer than 51 anti-choice measures nationwide.
Just A Few Important Words About The 'Declaration Of Independence'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: history, luly 4. Independence Day, politics, news )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - npr.org
It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics to think about the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
Bernie Sanders Will End the IMF's Economic Violence in Greece and Africa
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, ethics, government, politics, u.s., africa, europe, media, society, world )

Joanne
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many people want to know more about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' foreign policy agenda. We should recognize the fact that Bernie Sanders is the only presidential candidate who is talking about what the IMF is doing to Greece.
10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Pledge of Allegiance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, Americans, congress, changes )

Barb
- 1 day ago - answers.com
I learned to say ''under God'' and I am still proud to say those 2 words. I wish it was acceptable to place your left hand over your heart. It's a bit challenging to put my right hand over my heart but I succeed!!
Open Thread - 7/4/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
'$5 Friday (or Buy Bernie Lunch)'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - secure.actblue.com
We're fundraising at ActBlue for $5 Friday (or Buy Bernie Lunch). Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't depending on corporate donations. His campaign is Our campaign!
Reporter Tries to Blow Whistle on Lobbyists, Gets Escorted Out By Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbyists, lobbying, bribes, corruption, secrecy )

Freya
- 1 day ago - represent.us
Politicians accepting all-expenses-paid retreats from high-powered lobbyists. A bill written under cloak of darkness and voted on without the public even knowing. This isn't some Orwellian dream, itâEUR(TM)s happening right here in America.
REPEAL the Oak Flat Land Exchange!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, government corruption, ethics )

Linda
- 2 hours ago - gofundme.com
The San Carlos Apache are heading to DC to fight a rider on the Defense budget bill giving Oak Flat, their most sacred religious site, to Rio Tinto, a foreign mining company to create the largest copper mine in North America. Please consider a donation
   

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