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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 2/18/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 8 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 4 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.
Sign Now: It's Time for Congress to Investigate the Trump Administration for Repeated Ethics Violations.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump administration, ethics violations, family business, cover-ups, misuse of power, Taxpayer Money, investigations, accountability )

- 1 day ago -
Since his first day in office, President Donald Trump has flouted ethical norms by not divesting himself from his family's business, nor fully divulging the sources of his income. And the example he has set has trickled down throughout his administration.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Children's safety, Donald Trump, Gun Violence, Illegal weapons, Las Vegas shooting, Lawmakers, Mass atrocity, Mental health, Senator Chris Murphy )

- 1 day ago -
The amazing birth of technology is the solid foundation for the invention of all modern devices and sophisticated weapons.
Everyday Erinyes #111
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, criminal justice, recidivism, algorithms, predictions, bias )

- 1 day ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. One area this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Trump to Help Family FarmersâEUR"Lift the FDAâEUR(TM)s Ban on Raw Milk
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, family farmers, Ban on Raw Milk, consumers, business, America, americans, government, republicans, usa )

- 7 hours ago -
Trump claims to care about farmers and rural America. HereâEUR(TM)s his chance to prove it. By allowing farmers to sell raw milk direct to consumers, Trump and the FDA could help keep AmericaâEUR(TM)s dairy farmers in business.
America's Coup Machine: Destroying Democracy Since 1953
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
U.S. efforts to overthrow foreign governments leave the world less peaceful, less just and less hopeful. Soon after the 2004 U.S. coup to depose President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti, I heard Aristides lawyer Ira Kurzban speaking in Miami. He began h
Prominent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, guns, violence )

- 4 hours ago -
A prominent political donor demanded that the GOP pass legislation to restrict access to guns, and vowed not to contribute to any candidates or electioneering groups that did not support a ban on the sale of military-style firearms to civilians.
MomsRising.Org | TAKE ACTION NOW to Protect SNAP and Medicaid!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP, medicaid, congress, Trump, healthcare, income inequality )

- 3 hours ago -
Right on the heels of passing the largest, most unpopular tax scam in decades, Republicans are now pivoting to take away health care, nutrition assistance, and affordable housing that we, and our economy, desperately need.
MomsRising.Org | Can FMLA Be Improved? You Bet Jurassican! Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FMLA, congress, Americans, Republicans, family )

- 3 hours ago -
Our UNPAID national family and medical leave laws are stuck in 1993 and haven't evolved to meet the needs of contemporary working
MomsRising.Org | Tell Congress: Protect Our Health Care and Nutrition Programs!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SNAP Program, health care, nutrition, Poverty & Social Inequality, children, disabled )

- 3 hours ago -
40.6 million people currently live in poverty and many of them depend on assistance programs like Medicaid and SNAP in order to make ends meet. Without these life-saving programs, moms, children, and families will suffer.
Ex-Trump Aide Rick Gates to Testify Against Paul Manafort -NY Daily News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, money laundering, Rick Gates, Paul Manafort, Russian meddling, corruption, crime )

- 2 hours ago -
A former top campaign aide to President Trump is expected to plead guilty to fraud charges and testify against Paul Manafort, the ex-campaign chairman, according to a report.
Join NDRC and Help Us Fight GOP Gerrymandering!-Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, gerrymandering, corruption, ethics )

- 2 hours ago -
We need to add 20,000 new members this month to help us hit the ground running in 2018 and fight rigged maps from coast to coast.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, consumer protection, health, corruption, corporations )

- 1 hour ago -
It's unlikely that Trump's nominee, Dana Baiocco, would protect anything but corporate interests. Baiocco is dangerous and unfit to serve on the Consumer Product Safety Commission but her nomination could see a Senate floor vote as early as next week.
U.S. Meddled 80 Times in Foreign Elections: 1946-2000
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 11 hours ago -
Muellers indictment of Russians for meddling in the 2016 election is only of importance insofar as it forwards the attempt to dislodge Trump from office and/or prevent him from executing his agenda. There has been no discernible influence that has been p
Overthrowing Other Peoples Governments: The Master List
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
I Don't Know You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, politics, immigration, crime, immigration fraud, vawa fraud, Green Card Marriage Scam )

- 1 hour ago -
Natachia Barlow, Immigration fraud, vawa fraud, Karl Gaffney White fraud abuse, immigration manipulation, gaslighting

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