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Open Thread - 5/23/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 11 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.
Flynn Will Take the Fifth!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, lies, cover-up, corruption, ethics, elections, republicans, abuse, congress, dishonesty )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Flynn continues to exude the smell of guilt!
Trump, the Oxymoron!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, corruption, cover-up, Trump, crime, propaganda, lies, republicans, abuse, news )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Ethics Waivers, and Trump? Ethics, and Trump? I said "Ethics, and Trump?" Fuhget Aboud It!
The Death of the Republic - Chris Hedges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: capitalism, chris hedges constitution, corporatism, donald trump, ndaa, republic rome, steve mnuchin, td originals, trump presidency, wall street )

Judy
- 1 day ago - truthdig.com
The relationship between the state and the citizen who is watched constantly is one of master and slave. And the shackles will not be removed if Trump disappears.
North Carolina's Racism Shot Down Again!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, lies, elections, corruption, crime, ethics, dishonesty )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - npr.org
N. Carolina's state legislature needs some changing of the guard. See first comment, please!
MSNBC: Keep Lawrence O'Donnell on the Air --- Please Sign Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, Lawrence O'Donnell, The Last Word, MSNBC )

Lynn
- 14 hours ago - dailykos.com
MSNBC executives plan to cancel Lawrence O'Donnell highly-rated prime time television show "The Last Word" after his contract expires on June 4th.
Pithy Progressive #2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Progressives, Nevada, Senator )

Joanne
- 13 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. Another candidate running as a strong progressive who has some great ideas.
Paul Krugman: Republicans Are Stripping Our Freedoms One By One
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: liberty, right-wingers, conservatives, oligarchy, plutocracy, austerity, public assistance, human rights, civil rights, greed )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
Americans are creeping along the road to serfdom, yoked to corporate employers.
Trump Budget Would Hit These States the Hardest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy )

Wayne
- 8 hours ago - nbcnews.com
Though these cuts are popular among Republican lawmakers, they affect programs that are actually more commonly used in Republican-leaning states than in Democratic ones.
SCOTUS Ruling on North Carolina's Illegal Political Maps Exposes GOP's Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering Based on Race
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gerrymandering, Supreme Court, injustice, voter suppression, racism )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
The Supreme Court's ruling Monday that NC Republicans had illegally segregated voters by race to create two U.S. House seats is a snapshot into the Republican dynamics of power-hungry partisanship and institutional racism.
Huge Increase in Anti-Trump Protest: 5 Signs Resistance Is Growing Stronger
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protests, resistance, demonstrations, Trump regime, activism )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
April showed a huge increase in nonviolent protest activity across the U.S.
Trump's Immoral Budget Is DOA in Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump's budget, budget immoral, budget DOA, DOA in Congress )

Philippa
- 7 hours ago - msn.com
This is an opinion piece. Read and decide for yourself. President Trump's budget proposal is an affront to decency, economics and, at a basic level, math. It is full of both broken and false promises.
   

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