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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 )

- 21 hours 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.
Contact These 17 Banks Funding Dakota Access Pipeline and Tell the to STOP! #NODAPL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NODAPL, STOPDAPL, Sioux, Banks, Water is life, solidarity, Native lives matter )

- 1 day ago -
You can call them, email them or simply even write a hand written letter
Open Thread - 10/23/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 4 hours ago -
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.
Last Week's Republican Outrages
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, InsaniTEA, racism, Trump )

- 4 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Screwing With and Screwing the Elderly and Disabled
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Social Security benefits, cost-of-living, political manipulation, CPI-W, CPI-U, CPI-chained )

- 1 day ago -
The truth is that Social Security benefits have been getting cut, are being cut in 2017, and unless something is done, will continue to be cut in the future.
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.
Shailene Woodley Update: "Shailene Woodley: The Truth About My Arrest" #NODAPL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NODAPL, Standing Rock, STOPDAPL, Sioux, Shailene Woodley, Water is life )

- 1 day ago -
"Please stand in solidarity with the Sioux people of Standing Rock Reservation to ensure that we still have rivers to swim in, springs to drink from and lakes to float on." Shailene Woodley
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.
Harvard Has Billions, So Why Won't It Pay Workers a Living Wage?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Harvard )

- 1 day ago -
Striking dining hall employees at the Ivy League school have turned the spotlight on the low salaries of administrative positions nationwide.
All Nations Rise By Lyla June (VIDEO) #NODAPL #STOPDAPL #WaterIsLife   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NODAPL, STOPDAPL, Sioux, Standing Rock, Water Is Life, music )

- 1 day ago -
Song and Lyrics by Lyla June at Standing Rock, Oceti Sakowin camp. #NODAPL #STOPDAPL #WaterIsLife #StandWithStandingRock #Sioux #StandingRock
 4 Simple Ways to Help 44 Million Americans With Student Debt PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: student debt crisis, politics, government )

- 6 hours ago -
 The student-loan-debt crisis is very real, yet policies have failed to respond with any urgency.
Foreign Affairs: Trump and American Populism - Old Whine, New Bottles
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, politicians, grievances, manipulation, the Populist Party, third parties )

- 14 hours ago -
Both types of American populists have, from time to time, gained political influence. Their outbursts are not random. They arise in response to real grievances: an economic system, fear of losing jobs to immigrants, politicians more about their own ...
His Family Attacked By Trump Deplorables, National ReviewâEUR(TM)s David French Speaks Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, hatred, deplorables )

- 6 hours ago -
"...we are seeing now is that his followers take their queue from their leader. Trump accuses Mexico of sending their worst people, but what Trump has done is find the worst people among us, and unleashed them on anyone who would challenge his authority."
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 )

- 7 hours ago -
How much responsibility does Donald Trump have to bear? For strategists aligned with the previous two Republican presidential nominees, quite a bit.
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 )

- 35 minutes 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...
Marilyn M. Barnewall -- Facts Not Opinions About Trump And Hillary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 8 hours ago -
The truth is, when people put selfish desires ahead of the good of their nation, they do indeed deserve the government they get. The rest of us get drug along for the ride.
An Establishment in Panic
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, candidates, dishonesty, elections, ethics, lies, news )

- 1 hour ago -
The establishment has blown its credibility with middle America.
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 )

- 4 minutes 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.

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