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US Politics & Gov't

'Slickest Con Man Out of NYC': Donald Trump Set to Be GOP Nominee Despite Links to Organized Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, elections, candidates, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, media, propaganda, lies )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
Tom, you're one of the few people who has touched on Trump's amazing history in relationship to organized crime in America, that's gotten virtually no attention. Could you talk about some of the characters that you and other reporters have unearthed years
Petition: Stop Alabama's Two New Attacks on Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, abortion clinics, veto request )

Debra
- 14 hours ago - action.aclu.org
Alabama politicians are at it again in their relentless attack on access to abortion. They just passed two bills that would block access to abortion. Sign to ask the governor to veto the bills.
Clinton Campaign Made Payments to Hard Drive Destruction Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, hard drive destruction company )

Judy
- 13 hours ago - freebeacon.com
The Clinton campaign did not return a request for comment about what documents it paid to have destroyed.
Allow Cities To Ban Fracking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fracking )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: General public Goal: Let local communities decide whether to allow fracking within their borders.
Reply to TomCat's Greeting (Well, Someone Had to Do I...)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday, spanish )

Joanne
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog. An expended holiday greeting. Photo is unrelated so as not to give away the punch line.
Hawaii Says "No More!" to Wildlife Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IFAW, Hawaii, legislature, wildlife products, fifth state to prioritize biodiversity, animal welfare )

Rosie
- 1 hour ago - ifaw.org
The Hawaii legislature has just passed a bill to restrict the sale of ivory and other wildlife products from imperiled species, making it the fifth state to prioritize biodiversity and animal welfare over jewellery and home decor.
Neoconservativism in a Nutshell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, neoconservatism, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jim Lobe, Manicheanism, moral exceptionalism, benevolent Pax Americana, huge military budgets, Israel’s security, politics, power, moral exceptionalism )

Evelyn
- 19 hours ago - lobelog.com
Zbigniew Brzezinski has sometimes observed that when neoconservatives talk about democratization, they usually mean destabilization.
Trump as Unifier: Are Hillary Clinton and Neoconservatives Ready to Join Forces?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Neocons and Hillary )

Michael
- 13 hours ago - commondreams.org
'Neocon elites are probably the likeliest faction to defect to Clinton, and what they'd want is blood-curdling aggressiveness overseas and Benjamin Netanyahu in charge of Middle East policy.'
7 Ways Trump Is About to Turn the GOP Into a National Freak Show
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, Presidential candidates, elections, political campaigns, Donald Trump )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
Trump's political successes come from throwing out the rules, and saying what he pleases - now it's going to reflect on the party itself.
Bernie Sanders' Path To The Presidency Just Got Stronger
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, feel the Bern, news, politics, u.s. )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - samuel-warde.com
...data shows that in a head to head match up with Trump, Bernie Sanders emerges as the hands down winner. Hillary, on the other hand, has been losing ground to Trump consistently; and with the departure of his last two opponents, Trump is poised to wrest
Home Depot Uses Publicity to Hide Employee Abuses?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spying.corporate, employees, illegal, unethical, government, law )

Angelus
- 5 hours ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/806/818/079/tell-ho me-depot-to-stop-secretly-recording-employees-on-c onfidential-hotlins/
NixonâEUR(TM)s Drug War Was (and Still Is) a Racist Policy Tool to Disrupt and Neutralize Black Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Phony War on Drugs )

Walter L
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Did we know we were lying about the drugs? asked former Nixon adviser John D. Ehrlichman. Of course we did.
The Dirty Origin of the War on Drugs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Phony War on Drugs )

Walter L
- 17 hours ago - boulderweekly.com
Twenty years ago (in 1995 probably) I was sitting in on a panel discussion at the University of Colorado Boulder on the drug war when one of the participants made a jaw-dropping claim. The speaker was Dan Baum, a former Wall Street Journal reporter who wa
Going Offshore in the 2016 Election Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Offshore Money and Politics )

Michael
- 13 hours ago - commondreams.org
Disappearing money and opportunistic candidates
Voting for Empire Is the Sole Option for Democrats and Republicans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, obama, Sanders, Clinton, Hillary Clinton, neo-liberal, conservatives, oligarchy )

Trish
- 19 minutes ago - muslimlivesmatter.info
Voting for Empire is the Sole Option for Democrats and Republicans
   

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