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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 1/21/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, 2 Jig Zone puzzles, 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.
TRUMP WHITE HOUSE TAKES DOWN NATIVE AMERICANS WEB PAGE FROM WEBSITE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump take down, Native American web page, civil rights, people with disabilities, climate change )

Rosemary
- 23 hours ago - nativenewsonline.net
WASHINGTON âEUR" Change is inevitable when a presidential administration occurs. Within hours of the presidential transition, the White House, now under the control of President Donald Trump, took down the Native Americans web page
Petition for the Release of Trump's Tax Returns, Please Sign!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, freedoms, propaganda, politics, republicans )

Mitchell
- 10 hours ago - dailykos.com
The First petition on the Trump White House site is for the release of his tax returns!
Bill Is Back!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, resist, satire, videos )

TomCat
- 7 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Donald Trump: Resign as President of the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition to sign, corruption, government )

Rob
- 1 day ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Donald Trump: Resign as President of the United States in Violation of the Emoluments Clause. Release Your Tax Returns.
LGBT Rights Page Gone From White House Website
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: LGBT, White House website, Dept. of Labor website, Mike Pence )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
Within moments of President Trump's swearing-in Friday, webpages about LGBT rights went missing from the White House and Department of Labor websites.
An America First Energy Plan - OMG
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, new, America First Energy Plan, fossil fuels, fracking, shale gas, catastrophic )

Evelyn
- 19 hours ago - whitehouse.gov
"President Trump is committed to eliminating harmful and unnecessary policies such as the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule. Lifting these restrictions will greatly help American workers, increasing wages by more than $30 billion ..."
ACT NOW! Stop Trump's War on Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war onScience, Trump, activism, progressive ideals, politics, usa )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - go.314action.org
Add your name and tell Trump we won't let him and his nominees deny the scientific progress we've made together. WeâEUR(TM)re already seeing that supporters like you can tip the scales
Obama Missed An Opportunity For Reconciliation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, Len Foster, USA, Indian Country, healing, pointless )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - nativenewsonline.net
Len Foster the longtime spiritual leader of Leonard Peltier, thought the President saw the need for some healing to take place for Native Americans with this country. Leonard Peltier does not deserve to die in prison. It serves no purpose at this point.
Never Again! Stand Up Against Torture.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, Torture Victims, government )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - p2a.co
Torture harms not only those who are tortured; it also damages the souls of those who torture and of those who turn aside and allow people to be tortured.
Trump Is In; Now Where Does Standing Rock Stand?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dakota Access Pipeline, fossil fuel business, Standing Rock, Trump Administration )

Judy
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
The struggle in Standing Rock reflects the universal tensions and conflicts between the interests of capitalism and the interests of people and Mother Earth
Donald Trump Fired All Foreign US Ambassadors With Nobody to Replace Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Senate, President, Ambassadors )

Dandelion
- 15 hours ago - independent.co.uk
The move now threatens leaving many countries without Senate-confirmed envoys for months and cutting off a direct line to the President, and some in countries which have sensitive relations to the US.
A Look Back
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Washington Post, staffers, inspiring, moments )

Joanne
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A week off for the Furies, and a look back for us.
TAKE ACTION NOW! I Stand With The Women's March on Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Women's Marchon Washington, solidarity, activism, politics, usa )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Saturday, January 21, hundreds of thousands of people will join the Women's March on Washington in the first show of resistance to the incoming President
Interior Department Banned From Twitter After Retweet of Smaller Than Usual Trump Inauguration Crowd
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tweeter, retweet, Interior Dept., Donald Trump, inauguration, ban )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
The Interior Department was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts indefinitely.
IN SUPPORT OF EDWARD SNOWDEN'S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Edward Snowden, pardon, President Obama )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - weroes.com
IN SUPPORT OF EDWARD SNOWDEN'S PRESIDENTIAL PARDON Found guilty ofI espionage in the United States, the informationist found refuge in Russia, having been forced to leave his country because of the impending threat of a prison sentence.
And Now It's Mourning in America ...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #44, #45, Mourning in America )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName. A memoir.
Inauguration: Thousands Turn Out to Sydney, Australia Protest!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump inauguration, protest in Australia )

Animae
- 1 day ago - dailytelegraph.com.au
THOUSANDS of men & women have gathered in Hyde Park for the Sydney Women's March following trump's inauguration! WTG Aussies!!!!
The Guardian View on Donald Trump's Inauguration: A Declaration of Political War - Editorial
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Inauguration Day, Inaugural address, be afraid, Donald Trump )

Evelyn
- 19 hours ago - theguardian.com
The presidential handover observed all the usual civilities, but the tone of Trump's speech marked a frightening change in America. In 1933, Roosevelt challenged the world to overcome fear. In 2017, Mr Trump told the world to be very afraid.
Welcome to Donald Trump's Ignorant America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Trump, priorities, culture, ignorance, dishonesty, government, ethics, republicans, usa )

Cal
- 1 day ago - rollingstone.com
Arts and humanities get at the truth of things âEUR" so naturally Trump's administration plans to defund them
VIDEO: Foreclosure King Mnuchin Put On Defensive at Senate Hearing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, usa, wall street, U.S. Senate hearing, foreclosures, Steven Mnuchin, money, news, ethics, corporate )

Jess
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Mnuchin didn't mention the name of a single victim in his remarks," journalist David Dayen reports
BIG CHANGE IN WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government )

Rudica
- 9 hours ago - cnet.com
DEMAND HE PUT THEM BACK ON. THIS IS JUST THE START OF TAKING AWAY CIVIL RIGHTS. WE PAY THEIR SALARIES, THEY WORK FOR US...ALL OF US. FYI: HE ALSO CLOSED DOWN THE COMMENT LINE. THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH FOUR LETTER WORDS TO DESCRIBE HIM AND HIS REGIME!
Pictures From WomenâEUR(TM)s Marches Around the World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Resist, World, Women's marches! )

David
- 4 hours ago - nytimes.com
Thank you Women (and the men who supported them, too).....and Thank you World!
The Generations of Women Who Led the Way for Saturday's March
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, activism, history, SusanBAnthony, americans, politics, government )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - yahoo.com
On Saturday, when as many as 2 million women -- and men --take to the streets in Washington, D.C., and around the world for the WomenâEUR(TM)s March, they will be following in the footsteps of women who have marched for progressive causes and civil rights at l
Boston Globe: Ducklings in Public Garden Don Pink Knitted Hats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, inauguration, protests, "pussy hats", "Make Way For Ducklings" statues, Boston )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
By Thursday morning, the articles of clothing gracing the bronze birds took on a more political tone: on each of their tiny heads were the knitted pink "pussy hats" that thousands of people planned to wear during nationwide protests of President-elect
Hightower: We Can Beat Back the Reign of Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, activism, progressives, action )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
Don't agonize, organize! Rise up, resist, raise hell!
VUTB AM Edition 1-21-17 #TheResistance #StrongerTogether
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, activism, resistance )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - dailykos.com
The problem we have facing us now is unbelievably difficult if today is any indication. Not minutes after the illegitimate fool took his lying oath he was signing s##t and his minions were ripping things out and down.
 

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