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Republican Reich Profits From Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republican Reich, treason, Trump )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Petition - Stop Sending Weapons of War to Our Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: weapons of war, Police Departments, Armed forces, militarized police action, Law Enforcement, accountability, oversight, control, misconduct, misuse of power, safety, congress )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
President Trump just put thousands of military-grade weapons back into the hands of police departments across our country. In rescinding an Obama-era executive order, Trump removed restrictions and oversight of the weapons of war the federal government...
Open Thread - 3/20/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 3 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.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition to Republicans in Congress: What Are You Waiting for? Impeach Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Donald Trump, congress, usa )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to Republicans in Congress: What are you waiting for? Impeach Trump
On January 20th - Defend J 20 Resistance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: J 20 resistance, Donald Trump inauguration, 75 year sentences, kettle technique, DC, President )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - defendj20resistance.org
230 people were mass arrested during demonstrations against Donald Trumps Inauguration. The arrests were made by use of a kettle technique of individuals on the corners of L and 12th Street without orders to disperse. 194 of the people could face 75 years
Bernie Sanders Isn't Winning Local Elections for the Left
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, activism, people-oriented, local elections, rethinking, Bernie Sanders, mainstream media, narrow vision, lack of analysis of complexity, easy labels, simplistic boxes, Randall Woodfin, Christine Pellegrino, Vincent Fort, Larry Krasner )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - newrepublic.com
The national media is getting the story all wrong. Breakthroughs are bringing fresh ideas and new faces into the foundational layers of the political system - but building on existing activism and greater will to look outside the Party leaders
Petition - Sign the Petition to Republicans in Congress: What Are You Waiting for? Impeach Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, impeachment, dangerous politics, concerns, dishonesty, ethical politics, National Security, International relations, republicans, congress, democracy, security )

Kalliope
- 8 hours ago - dailykos.com
Republican Senator Bob Corker says Donald Trump treats the presidency like a reality show, and his reckless threats toward other countries can set us "on the path to World War III." "He concerns me," added Corker. "He would have to concern anyone who...
Friday Fun: Will the Real Melania Trump Please Stand Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Body double, doppelganger )

Joanne
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName with a look at Melania Trump, and whether she uses a body double.
The Origin of Right to Work Is a Sad Tale of Money Racism Bigotry and Hatred Designed to Shackle Workers and Their Unions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: right to work, grandson, Vance Muse, white supremacist, anti Semite, communist baiter, labor unions, bigotry, racist )

Dandelion
- 7 hours ago - labortribune.com
A white supremacist an anti-Semite and a communist baiter a man who beat on labor unions not on behalf of working people, as he said, but because he was paid to do so. This is description of the man who is called The father of right 2 work by his granddon
Fifty-One GOP Senators Just Voted to Cut $1.5 Trillion From Medicare and Medicaid to Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, greed, 1%, one percent, taxes, economic injustice )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - truth-out.org
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday night voted to pass a budget measure, one criticized as "despicable" and "horrific" for providing massive giveaways to corporations and the super-rich while eviscerating funding for public programs.
'Shrinking, Shrinking, Shrinking'. Puerto Rico Faces a Demographic Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: depopulation, economic collapse, mainland, Puerto Rico, U.S )

Judy
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
"You're not going to get hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans moving to the States -- you're going to get millions," Rosselló said. "You're going to get millions, creating a devastating demographic shift for us here in Puerto Rico."
Silent Republicans Have Their Reasons. They Don't Have An Excuse.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, Trump regime )

Freya
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
Whatever his impact may be on the country or the world, Donald Trump's presidency imperils the future of his party, and there isn't a serious-minded Republican in Washington who would tell you otherwise, privately.
5 Things Trump Has Lied About Owning @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, lies, propaganda, media, dishonesty )

Wilde
- 3 hours ago - alternet.org
No one's pants have ever been more figuratively on fire. If it exists, Donald Trump has lied about it.
Neil Gorsuch Is Reportedly Alienating His Colleagues in the Supreme Court Left and Right @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, media, war, government, ethics, freedoms, SupremeCourt, corruption, constitution, congress, abuse, law, rights, society, violence, women, culture )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
The Trump appointee has already gotten on the nerves of John Roberts and Elena Kagan. Long after his presidency is over and Trump has finally shuffled off this mortal coil, Neil Gorsuch will likely still be sitting on the Supreme Court, much to the deligh
Texas City To Residents: Sign Loyalty Oath to Israel or No Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, news, propaganda, politics, usa, dishonesty, texas, Israel, hurricane harvey, law, Dickinson, ACLU, SupremeCourt, stupidity )

Ricardo
- 8 minutes ago - activistpost.com
U.S. citizens in the state of Texas are being asked to support Israel if they want Hurricane Harvey relief funds, a move which experts are calling illegal, Houston Press reported. The city of Dickinson is demanding its citizens sign a loyalty...
Former FEC Chair Wants Law To Charge Readers Who Spread Fake News With Libel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, propaganda, politics, usa, media, FEC, readers, fake news agenda, covert censorship, totalitarian police state, Orwell´s 1984 nightmare, EFF, privacy and free speech )

Ricardo
- 4 minutes ago - activistpost.com
A former commissioner of the Federal Election Commission, Ann Ravel, has proposed an insane new law that seeks to punish readers of news with libel if a story is deemed false. Yes, you read that right, she wants to charge you the person reading...
   

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