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US Politics & Gov't

Thousands of California Soldiers Forced to Repay Enlistment Bonuses a Decade After Going to War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, war, enlistment bonus, Iraq, disgusting, debt )

- 1 day ago -
Facing enlistment shortfalls and two major wars with no end in sight, the Pentagon began offering the most generous incentives in its history to retain soldiers in the mid-2000s now wants the money back after these soldiers served many sustaining injury.
Everyday Erinyes #48
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, veterans, Pentagon, bonuses, GOP hate, racism, Islamophobia, immigration, RikersIsland, solitary confinement )

- 1 day ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Three items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Trump Threatens to Sue Accusers, Lays Out Plan for First 100 Days in Policy Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, lies, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
Donald Trump laid out his strategy Saturday for the battle ahead.
 4 Simple Ways to Help 44 Million Americans With Student Debt PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: student debt crisis, politics, government )

- 20 hours ago -
 The student-loan-debt crisis is very real, yet policies have failed to respond with any urgency.
State Officials Claim RIOT at Standing Rock
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Standing Rock, Water Protectors, pipeline, North Dakota Access Pipeline, North Dakota, Native Americans )

- 14 hours ago -
rising tensions between North Dakota state officials and the thousands that have allied themselves with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation... at times [reporter] felt I was back reporting in the West Bank, and not in the Northern Plains...
WikiLeaksâEUR(TM) 10 Most Damning Clinton Emails That Prove Mainstream Media Is Scripted & Controlled
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, propaganda, lies, media, abuse, ethics )

- 13 hours ago -
The reality revealed in these emails is one of media collusion with powerful interests, which only serve to keep the American people in the dark about what is actually transpiring.
Sexism Is Out In The Open In The 2016 Campaign. That May Have Been Inevitable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexism, 3016 Presidentail Campaign, politics, usa, media, americans )

- 21 hours ago -
How much responsibility does Donald Trump have to bear? For strategists aligned with the previous two Republican presidential nominees, quite a bit.
PA GOP Files Lawsuit to Allow Rural County Poll Watchers to Intimidate Urban Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections )

- 10 hours ago -
If this lawsuit is successful, people who live in rural counties like Potter County, etc. will be allowed to intimidate voters who live in Pennsylvania urban counties and areas like Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Philadelphia, etc.
We Are Ignoring the Worst Dangers of Trumpism at Our Own Peril
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, conservatives, far right, extremists, Right Wingers )

- 13 hours ago -
The election may be over soon, but Trump's far-right supporters are here to stay.
It Started With Newt, Included Many Drug Companies and Now Trump Seals the Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, anarchy, lies )

- 11 hours ago -
Even when some of these trust-destroyers get nailed with fines or penalties, or public rebuke, they donâEUR(TM)t bear the larger costs.
From Pot To Guns To School Funding: Here's What Is On The Ballot In Your State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, government )

- 12 hours ago -
Ballot themes on ballots this November include marijuana, elections, education, guns, tobacco, minimum wage and the death penalty.

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