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US Politics & Gov't

Congressman Bought Pharma Stock, Pushed Bill That Could Help It, and Bought More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: neofascist, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 15 minutes ago - thedailybeast.com
Chris Collins put millions into a drug maker seeking FDA approval. Then he wrote legislation speeding drug approval.
TennesseeâEUR(TM)s Billionaire Governor Works With His Corporate Buddies to Privatize Government Jobs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, media, Tennessee, corporate, privatization scheme )

Ricardo
- 27 minutes ago - theintercept.com
TennesseeâEUR(TM)s state government has inked a sweetheart deal with a company linked to the stateâEUR(TM)s billionaire governor to privatize thousands of facilities and management jobs at colleges, prisons, and other public buildings. ItâEUR(TM)s being touted...
Michael Flynn in His Very Own Deep Trouble?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, military, propaganda, government, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, crime, lies, ethics )

Mitchell
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
Mr. Patriot himself, on the take from foreign govt's and breaking the law?
Top Pentagon Watchdog Launches Investigation Into Money That Michael Flynn Received From Foreign Groups
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: necons, republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Pentagon inspector general launched an investigation into Gen. Michael Flynn over payments he accepted from foreign governments.
Fight Every Battle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic party, Trump, video )

TomCat
- 4 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1sc comment.
Open Thread - 4/27/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 4 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.
Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is the 'Most Dangerous Organization in World History'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, right-wing, ecological destruction, greed, economic injustice, global warming, climate change, war )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
Outlandish? Well, no. "The party is dedicated to racing as rapidly as possible to destruction of organized human life. There is no historical precedent for such a stand."
Cornel West and Former Sanders Staffer on Movement to Draft Bernie for a New Peoples Party in U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Nick Brana, Cornel West, draft Bernie, Democratic Party, titanic, Peoples Party, new party )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - democracynow.org
When Brother Nick gave me a call and said that he and the others have been coming together looking for a way of breaking the duopoly and trying to allow for poor and working peoples voices to be heard, I said, Count me in.
Latest Republican Trumpcare Proposal Has An Exemption. It Exempts Them From Trumpcare.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lying liars, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
Pre-existing conditions will basically be gone in Trumpcare 2.0, courtesy of the latest amendment added by Congressional Republicans. The amendment was added to get the Freedom Caucus to support the bill.
Trump's
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, corruption, abuse, lies, Trump, propaganda, republicans )

Mitchell
- 6 hours ago - commondefensepac.org
Trump has set up a call-in center for people to report having been attacked by aliens! Please take action to help Common Defense to have a "healthy" impact upon it!
The Democrats Delivered One Thing in The Past 100 Days - Disappointment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cornel West, Democratic Party, Trump Administration, disappointment, turbulent times )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - theguardian.com
As the first 100 days of the plutocratic and militaristic Trump administration draw to a close, one truth has been crystal clear; the Democratic party lacks the vision, discipline and leadership to guide progressives in these turbulent times.
Bill to License 'Baby Jails' as Child Care Facilities Clears First Legislative Hurdle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrant detention, Immigration, private prisons, Texas Legislature )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - texasobserver.org
SB 1018 would effectively lower Texas' standards for family detention centers in order to license for-profit jails as child care facilities. For example, the bill would allow DFPS to permit minors to share a room with unrelated adults...
More and More Americans Realize NAFTA Created a GreatER Depression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, poverty, NAFTA, jobs, congress, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, elections, troops, military, obama, propaganda, socialsecurity, housing, healthcare )

Angelus
- 17 hours ago - video.foxnews.com
The economy has gotten worse and worse for 50-60+ years and the worst is our politicians and corporations dont give a damn the "nobodies"
NAFTA: Perhaps the Worst Piece of Economic Legislation a President Ever Signed for America?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, Depression, NAFTA, jobs, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, troops, military, SupremeCourt )

Angelus
- 17 hours ago - video.foxnews.com
Bill Clinton signed it into effect costing millions of jobs and destroying millions of families, banks and businesses
Republicans in Congress Push for Religious Liberty Executive Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Church-State Separation, gays, lesbians, LGBTQ, discrimination, Trump regime )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - azcentral.com
Dozens of Republican lawmakers are asking President Trump to scale back Obama-era protections for gays and lesbians in order to make good on a campaign promise to protect religious liberty.
Ban Horse Slaughter Forever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: horse slaughter, banning, americans, congress, government, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - secure.aspca.org
The slaughter of horses for human consumption is a barbaric and completely unnecessary act
   

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