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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Betsy DeVos: Help Puerto RicoâEUR(TM)s Student Borrowers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: betsy devos, Puerto Rico, student borrowers, student loans, americans, government, republicans, usa )

- 23 hours ago -
More than 300,000 people on the island have student loans âEUR" around 10 percent of all Puerto Ricans.4 Their lives and communities have been devastated, but Betsy DeVos still wants them to fight through student loan bureaucracy.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Everyday Erinyes #97
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, Philando Castile, school lunches, hunger, fundraising, Sunshine, milk money, Sherin Matheews, milk, coyotes, disappearance, India, Jeremey Lake, Shannon Kepler )

- 21 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Two situations this week which seem to me to command the attention of the Greek Furies, plus one update and one related story.
Petition - Tell the Senate: Block This Dangerous, Anti-Science Nomination!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, anti-science, nominations, climate deniers, dangerous politics, dishonesty, environmental politics, responsibility for climate, political correctness, democracy )

- 17 hours ago -
Trump's pick to be his senior adviser on environmental policy -- Kathleen Hartnett White -- once described climate change as a "kind of paganism for secular elites." And she's just the latest in a long line of terrible nominees, from fellow climate...
Arpaio Still a "Convicted Criminal!"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, propaganda, republicans, POTUS, news, lies )

- 12 hours ago -
District court says tRump's pardon can only go so far as to void the punishment, not the case's history. Please see first comment.
How a 1947 US Government Anti-Nazi Film Went Viral After Charlottesville
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascists, Nazis, hate mongers, hate groups, terrorism, videos )

- 14 hours ago -
An anti-fascist film produced in the wake of the second world war has gone viral in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that culminated in one person being killed and 19 injured.
Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, elections, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, lies, media, propaganda )

- 16 hours ago -
On election night, Anthony was shocked to see Trump carry Wisconsin by nearly 23,000 votes.The state,which ranked second in the nation in voter participation in 2008 and 2012,saw its lowest turnout since 2000.More than half the state's decline in turn
Stop Deadly Dog Experiments! PETITION! PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE! TY
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wayne Univ. Animal Research, dogs die or are killed )

- 3 hours ago -
Medical devices are surgically implanted into dogs' bodies. They are then forced to run on treadmills while heart failure is artificially induced. Many dogs die during the experiments. If not, they're killed months later when they're deemed useless.
Jimmy Carter Lusts for a Trump Posting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, North Korea, talks, peace vs war )

- 1 minute ago -
President Carter would like to work with minority elected 45 and enter into a productive partnership with Donald Trump over North Korea.

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