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US Politics & Gov't

Personal Update - 1/15/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 19 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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. This is my only article today.
Everyday Erinyes #59
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, child abuse, rape, murder, dismemberment, suicide, hanging, livestreaming, asphyxiation, filth, bacterial meningitis, nutritional supplements, parental rights, children's rights )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A few items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Trump Attacks Civil Rights Leader Who Questioned His Election Win
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trumpsky, jack@ss, liar )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
President elect Donald Trump began a long holiday weekend that honors slain black civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by attacking another rights activist.
Five Ways Trumps News Conference Was Not a News Conference
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: liar, propaganda, jack-@ss )

Rob
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
ItâEUR(TM)s another example of TrumpâEUR(TM)s attempt to control the media.
A Lesson on How to Survive Trumpism - From the McCarthy Era
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, Muslim registry, blacklisting, paranoia, oppression, persecution, employment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Trump's regime will not resurrect full-blown McCarthyism, but it may take lessons in political repression from it.
Six Reasons Why Trumps Wall Is Even Dumber Than Most of His Other Ideas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: demagoguery, buffoon, lies )

Rob
- 15 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Trump lives in a fact free universe designed merely to enhance his power and fuel his demagoguery. But you donâEUR(TM)t have to, and nor does anyone else.
Roberts: Russell Pearce's Triple Dip Just Got Sweeter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona, greed, economic injustice )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - azcentral.com
Russell Pearce just added a plump and juicy cherry to his triple dip. He has scored a promotion to the No. 2 spot at the Maricopa County Treasurer's Office. And a $70,000 raise - when there's no money for raises for county rank-and-file workers.
Today at 12:30 P.M.ET Livestream Bernies Rally to Protect Affordable Care Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

T.L.
- 21 hours ago - ourrevolution.com
January 15 tell Republicans loudly and clearly we won't let you throw nearly 30 million people off of health insurance,make massive cuts to Medicaid
Donald Trump Activities in Russia and Compromising Relationship With the Kremlin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, criminality )

Rob
- 14 hours ago - assets.documentcloud.org
Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence agent who prepared the dossier on Donald J. Trump.
Sorry, Liberals: Donald Trump Really Means What He Says, and Plans to Silence and Intimidate Dissenters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: authoritarianism, fascism, repression )

Rob
- 11 hours ago - salon.com
Trump seeks to divide and conquer the media, while congressional allies like Jason Chaffetz go after critics.
Sign the Petition: I Am Not a Reporter, and I Want to See Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s Tax Returns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax returns, Donald Trump )

Dogan
- 3 hours ago - dailykos.com
It isnâEUR(TM)t just reporters who want to see Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s tax returns. Add your name. Our Message to Donald Trump : I am not a reporter, and I want to see Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s tax returns. Release them
Hey Congress: Give Up YOUR Cadillac Health Insurance First
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Health insurance, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, ObamaCare )

Dogan
- 3 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
Ryan & McConnell - Give up your Cadillac Health Benefits NOW! If Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell get sick, he can go to his doctor. If he repeals ObamaCare, millions of Americans will lose access to their family doctor.
Former MI6 Agent Says FBI Ignored Trumps Alarming Russia Ties for Months.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime )

Rob
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Former MI6 agent who compiled dossier on Trumps Russian ties says the FBI sat on the explosive information he turned over to them in July.
#HugsForChelsea: Give Chelsea Manning A Hug
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chelsea manning, militory prison )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
Chelsea Manning saw injustice and stood up for whatâEUR(TM)s right. Now, sheâEUR(TM)s serving a 35 year sentence in an all-male military prison.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, foreclosures, steve mnuchin, americans )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
"Oppose the nomination of 'foreclosure king' Steve Mnuchin, who made millions by foreclosing on struggling Americans and exploiting their economic pain."
@HouseDemocrats: Back Lieu-Conyers to End U.S. Aid to Saudi Bombing of Yemen
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Yemen. Saudi Arabia, arms trade )

Dogan
- 51 minutes ago - petitions.moveon.org
@HouseDemocrats: Back Lieu-Conyers to End U.S. Aid to Saudi Bombing of Yemen Sign the Lieu-Conyers letter urging President Obama to stop refueling Saudi warplanes that are bombing civilians in Yemen.
George WashingtonâEUR(TM)s Biracial Family Is Getting New Recognition | Smart News | Smithsonian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George Washington, History, Mount Vernon, Arlington House, National Park Service, cover-up )

Cat
- 1 day ago - smithsonianmag.com
Now about Thomas Jefferson and the Hemmings.. The National Park Service is finally acknowledging the first presidentâEUR(TM)s biracial family
   

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