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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 6/28/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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.
Syria Chemical Attack May Be Being Prepared, US Warns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics )

David
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Show me the proof.....we have another GOP war-mongering minority so-called US executive who clearly wants war to stop investigations and research into his cheating, lying, and bad policies......only time will tell the truth about this
Atlanta Mayor Raises Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour For City Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, workers, minimum wage, earnings, income )

Freya
- 1 day ago - patch.com
On Wednesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced the city will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next two fiscal years. The move will initially start with an increase to $13 an hour in fiscal year 2018, which starts July 1.
Tell Congress Do Not Cut Medicaid Let Us Move to Medicare For All - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicare for All, petition, GOP, Trumpcare, Medicaid cuts, tax breaks for wealthy, Ro Khanna )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - action.rokhanna.com
A new Senate GOP health care bill would end Medicaid as we know it, despite the fact that 84% of Americans oppose any cuts to the program. The future of our health care system is universal coverage, not deep cuts to Medicaid.
Tim Canova Progressive Is Already Out There Fighting to Take Debbie Wasserman Schultz Seat Next Election   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tim Canova, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida, Progressive Democrat )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
He is not taking any Corporate money he is going door to door building a grassroots movement. Lots of other conversation in this video well worth the watch.
The Democrats Are Unable to Defend Us Against The Most Vicious Republican Party In History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Democrats, vicious politics, Ralph Nader )

Dandelion
- 7 hours ago - theintercept.com
The Democrat Party is at its lowest ebb in the memory of everyone now alive. It has lost the White House and both houses of Congress. On the state level it is weaker than at any time since 1920. And then we have Nancy Pelosi saying all is fine.
Three Resign From CNN After Russia Story Is Retracted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, CNN, Russian investment bank, story retracted, 3 CNNers quit )

Philippa
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Three CNN staffers resign after the network retracted a story tying a top President Trump ally to a Russian investment bank.
GOP Health Care Plan Crushes Working-Class Blacks and Whites, But Not the Middle-Class Whites Who Elected Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, congress, government, republicans )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
"McConnell is not turning on his voters; according to recently released national survey data, those who voted for Trump and the GOP in 2016 are overwhelmingly white, yes; but the majority of them are not poor and not working class." Peace.
Think the Supreme Court Isn't Inching Us Toward Trump's Muslim Ban? Think Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, principles, ethics, discrimination, Trump’s Muslim Ban, bone fide relationships, undefined, imprecise, Supreme Court )

Evelyn
- 17 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Trump has made it clear with his actions that American Muslims - as opposed to foreign Muslims who give him gold necklaces or help him make money - are not a part of his view of America.
Here Is Why Ossoff Was Beaten Worse Than Hillary Clinton   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Dore, Jon Ossoff )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - youtube.com
The Progressives keep trying to tell the Established Democrats why they keep on losing. It appears they do not really care to know. Good video explaining why.
The Group That Funded McConnells Polio Treatment Asked For A Meeting His Response Is Disgusting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mitch McConnell, March of Dimes, the grim reaper, President Franklin Roosevelt, polio, Trumpcare )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - occupydemocrats.com
The March of Dimes, a charity started by President Franklin Roosevelt, saved McConnells life. Yet he refused to meet with them. He and others like him in DC are cold no hearts walking dead. People need to stop voting in these No Hearts.
Kentucky Sends a Message To McConnell, and Paul!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, lies, Trump, propaganda, republicans, congress, healthcare, politics )

Mitchell
- 11 hours ago - dailykos.com
Grassroots movements in the Bluegrass State Resist!
The Trump-Russia Story Just Fell Apart #1: Fusion GPS   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 13 hours ago - youtube.com
So much for conspiracy theory: https://archive.fo/4d6jM
BUSTED! CNN Caught - Admits Russian Trump Tale FAKE   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
James OKeefe and his team at Project Veritas just released Part 1 of CNN video leaks, wikileaks style. These are previously unseen CNN video footages. O'Keefe was given 200 hours of audio from an anonymous CNN insider. At a live Periscope conference toda
Mainstream Media Fake News Exposed, Again.   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
For months the mainstream mockingbird whore media led by CNN, MSNBC, Washington Post and the New York Times has tried to stuff the Russians stole the election narrative down the throats of the American people. And it hasnt worked. So they've doubled do
Hersh's New Syria Revelations Buried From View(Not Allowed to Publish Inconvenient Truths)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, ethics, dishonesty, lies, media, politics, cover-up, freedoms, rights, culture, society, war )

Wilde
- 3 hours ago - counterpunch.org
For decades, Hersh has drawn on his extensive contacts within the US security establishment to bring us the story behind the official story, to disclose facts that have often proved deeply discomfiting to those in power and exploded the self-serving, fair
New Video Shows Military Contractors Setting Vehicles on Fire at Dakota Access Pipeline Protests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, propaganda, politics, military contractors, Dakota Access Pipeline, protesters, provocation, blame someone else )

Ricardo
- 3 hours ago - theeventchronicle.com
Yet another example of law enforcement provocateurs attempting to paint protesters in a negative light. In response to accusations that TigerSwan, a private military contractor, purposefully set law enforcement vehicles on fire in order...
On July 15, 2017: To All Who Agonize and Rage at What's Being Done to the People, Protest and Demand: THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protests, demonstrations, Trump Regime, activism )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - refusefascism.org
Only the people acting together in the streets and public square can force this demand before the world. Should we fail to do so, the future and values we aspire to could be brutally cut short by the actions of the Trump/Pence Regime.
America in Crisis: Is a Second Civil War in the Making?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, division, Trump regime, blue states, red states )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
As to the people who voted for Trump, one can only wonder if they will ever come out of denial. How can they possibly enjoy a situation that makes us the laughing stock of the world? It is as if Trump's supporters belong to a different nation altogether.
Ten Basic Forms of Fake News Used By Major Media
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, propaganda, mainstream media, fake news agenda, perception deception, mind manipulation, biased agenda )

Ricardo
- 3 hours ago - activistpost.com
The basic purpose of these ten forms: the presentation of a false picture of reality. You could find more forms, or divide these ten into sub-categories. The ten basic forms are: Direct lying about matters of fact. (This sometimes includes......
US GovâEUR(TM)t Proves Love for ISIS as Bill to Stop Arming Terrorists Gets Only 13 Supporters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, media, military, politics, terrorism, usa, ISIS, hypocrisy and arrogance, bill )

Ricardo
- 3 hours ago - theeventchronicle.com
One of the most rational bills ever proposed, barring the Feds from giving money and weapons to child murdering terrorists, has almost ZERO support. For the last several decades, the US government has openly funded, supported, and armed various...
   

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