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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 4/25/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 8 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.
Stop the NRA: Block Concealed Carry Reciprocity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NRA, congress, legislation, gun violence, americans, government, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress: Block concealed carry reciprocity legislation that would undermine state laws protecting residents from gun violence.
Donald Trump Approval Ratings: President's Average Numbers Lowest Since 1953, Poll Shows
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, job approval rating, lowest since 1953, Gallup poll )

Rosie
- 1 day ago - al.com
Donald Trump's approval rating for his first three months in office is the lowest of any president since 1953, a new poll shows. A Gallup poll released Thursday shows Trump averaged a job approval rating of 41 percent since his Jan. 20 inauguration.
Protect Lawful Medical Marijuana Programs-Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics, medical marijuana, health, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - act.norml.org
Since 2014, members of Congress have passed annual spending bills that have included a provision protecting those who engage in the state-sanctioned use and dispensing of medical cannabis from undue prosecution by the Department of Justice.
Tell Congress Defund NIH & Taxpayer-Funded, Cruel, Ineffective Animal Experiments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NIH, representatives, animal experiments, torturing animals, abuse, americans, government, congress, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - change.org
Now is the time! Contact your representatives and tell them that you do not support the NIH nor tax-payer funded animal experimentation that torture animals and produce no beneficial results!
The Legal Removal of The President & Vice President, Et Al., for Misprision of Treason
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: legal removal, Trump, President, Vice President, Misprision of Treason, americans, corruption, cover-up, congress, government, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - change.org
What we have here before us is Vladimir Putin's concerted attempt at a permanent political and military realignment and reversion of United States policies towards Russia via purported blackmail influence over the Trump Presidency
Troops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, sadness, war, military )

Ingrid
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sad, Disgusting, Angry.
Big Unwind Begins: Republicans Target Crisis Financial Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lying liars, corruption, fascists corporate goons )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - apnews.com
Emboldened by a business-friendly president, Republicans in Congress are moving to unwind the stricter regulations that took effect after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.
America Is 'a Democracy on Life Support - It Can't Breathe'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, totalitarianism, oppression, tyranny, dictatorship )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Author of a new book on Trump's rise says we face "something so dark, so real, so evil" with no clear precedent.
Robert Reich: How Trump Degraded the Presidency in Just 100 Days
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, presidency, Washington )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Trump's failure to accomplish little or any of his agenda during his first 100 days is striking. But we should not forget the vast harm he has done in this comparatively short time - especially his degradation of the presidency.
State Dept Removes Post Highlighting Mar-a-Lago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, Trump, State Department )

Debra
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
A State Department website has removed a blog post about President TrumpâEUR(TM)s Mar-a-Lago resort following criticism over ethical concerns. Why were taxpayer dollars being used to promote it?
Senate Trump-Russia Probe Has No Full-Time Staff, No Key Witnesses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, investigation, politics )

Rob
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
There are just seven part-time staffers working on the Senate inquiry. Not one of them is a trained investigator. And they have not interviewed a single player in Trumps orbit.
Historians Agree Trump's First 100 Days in Office Are a Complete and Utter Disaster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: POTUS, Trump regime, legislation, laws, President Trump )

Freya
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
The president has yet to pass a single piece of legislation, all while promising the moon.
Trump Taps Lawyer Involved With Trump U Case for Federal Job
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: executive branch fascists, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 8 hours ago - apnews.com
As a top aide to Florida attorney general, Carlos G. Muniz helped defend the offices decision to sit out legal action against Trump University. Now the president is naming him to be the top lawyer in the U.S. Education Department.
Jim Hightower's Tips for Resistance: Donald Is Deranged, But People Are Fighting Back From Coast to Coast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump Regime, President Trump, resistance, activism, protests, journalism, education, fracking, environment, reproductive rights, immigrants, immigration, sanctuary cities )

Freya
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
A majority of the public almost always blesses new presidents with a honeymoon gift. In a gesture of patriotic fairness, even people who voted against the incoming chief say, Okay, we'll give you a chance. We're hoping you'll be better than we thought.
The FCC Wants to Eliminate Net Neutrality Protections. We Can't Let That Happen.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, media, FCC, net neutrality, petition )

Ricardo
- 4 hours ago - eff.org
In 2015, following years of dedicated activism âEUR" including individual actions by millions of Internet users âEUR" Team Internet scored a crucial victory: clear, enforceable protections for net neutrality. The new head of the Federal Communications....
CA Bill SB 649 Would Force 5G Wireless Transmitters Outside Your Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, government, healthcare, media, politics, 5G Wireless, surveillance, EMF, microwaves, human frequency control, mind control, CA Bill SB 649 )

Ricardo
- 4 hours ago - activistpost.com
California pending legislation SB649 would streamline placement of âEUR<5G âEUR<small cell Distributed Antenna SystemâEUR<sâEUR< (DAS) on electric and light poles in front of businesses.......
   

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