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US Politics & Gov't

These 13 Democrats Are Helping Rush Fast Track Through the Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Fast Track Senate vote, traitors, democrats )

Angelika
- 3 minutes ago - nationofchange.org
Do you know what Democratic Senators voted in favor to rush fast track through Congress? Here are the names of the 13 "corporate, job-killing, billionaire-enriching, future lobbyist Democrats."
TAKE ACTION! - Ask Your Representative to Help Overturn Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. representatives, Citizens United, constitutional amendment, petition )

Judy
- 38 minutes ago - action.citizen.org
Make sure your representative knows that the American people deserve and demand a constitutional amendment to restore OUR voices in OUR democracy.
Tell Congress to Oppose the REINS Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Reins Act, Bad Bills, government, corruption, cover-up, democrats, republicans, obama, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, americans, abuse, constitution, ethics, news, politics, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 48 minutes ago - secure3.convio.net
the REINS Act Must Be Stopped (Again)! It would delay or block public protections.Under the REINS Act, Congress would second-guess agency expertise and science on food safety, worker safety, air pollution, water contamination, and a host of other issues.
Personal Update - 5/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal, Volunteer Work )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and why I'm not here.
US Only: Reject Patriot Act Renewal | PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Patriot Act, Congress, Reject Renewal, Petition )

Kathryn
- 3 hours ago - peaceteam.net
A federal court has already ruled conclusively that the Patriot Act in no way authorizes bulk data collection of every American citizen without exception. But certain members of the Senate in particular still don't get it. Million Fax Action Page.
10 Questions With Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, questions, massive transfer of wealth, 99%, 1%, President 2016, vote Bernie )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - cnbc.com
Sanders calls for nothing less than a political revolution that would use tax policy to reverse what he calls the massive transfer of wealth from ordinary families to the most affluent over the past generation.
Senate Commitee Clears Way for Medical Marijuana for Veterans -- StoptheDrugWar.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: THC, hemp, MJ, mariahuana, prohibition, freedoms, war, usa )

El
- 3 hours ago - stopthedrugwar.org
In a historic vote, the Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment that would let VA doctors recommend medical marijuana to veterans in states where it is legal. -- The Drug War Chronicle #887 - May 28, 2015
Scientific American: Giant International Trade Treaties Center on Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, Transatlantic Trade And Investment, Partnership, TTIP, Science, Health, Environment )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
The proposed deals have the potential to boost research but could also weaken health and environmental protections
Bernie Sanders Has Big Ideas, and They Deserve Our Attention - Vox
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Vox, Ezra Klein, issues, ideas, press coverage )

Kathryn
- 5 hours ago - vox.com
Sanders has big ideas, in every sense of the word: their costs would be huge, their implementation difficult, their consequences far-reaching. They are ideas worth debating and discussing -- and they're why Sanders is worth covering.
Manifestations of Apartheid Israel - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Isarel, USA, racism, chaivinism, supremacism, human right violation, apartheit, ethnic cleansing, genocide )

El
- 7 hours ago - youtube.com
May 27, 2015 by TRNN (The Real News Network) (10.5 min) -- Shir Hever, economist at the Alternative Information Center, says segregation begins five secs after disembarking in Israel and there is blatant racism of various kinds isolating Arabs.
Is the U.S. Bribing Israel to Go Along With the Iran Deal?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, congress, Iran, Israel, end all U.S. aid to israel, U.S. taxpayers, Americans, government, propaganda, news, media )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Red lines, shmed linesâEUR" U.S. must buy IsraelâEUR(TM)s compliance with Iran deal
NetanyahuâEUR(TM)s New Foreign Ministry Aide Gets $226,000 From Sheldon Adelson Shop in U.S. - See More at: Http://Mondoweiss.Net/201
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: watergate, israel lobby, money in politics, dark money groups, israel lobby, sheldon adelson, Iran, voters, dark money nonprofits, lies, government, usa, media, news, politics, congress, americans, constitution, abuse, propaganda, war, u.s., obama )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
In Watergate they told us to follow the money, but journalists resist this lesson when it comes to the Israel lobby, though thereâEUR(TM)s obviously a lot of money sloshing around if you support Israel.
Emergency Powers Give Barack Obama Authority Over Just About Everything During A Major National Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government )

Earths
- 14 hours ago - theeconomiccollapseblog.com
Presidents have always exercised emergency powers, but now thanks to dozens of new laws, regulations, court decisions and executive orders, Barack Obama is the most powerful president in all of U.S. history. Of course the U.S. Constitution does not actua
The EPA Just Protected Drinking Water For Millions Of Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. Clean Water, Ruling )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will have an easier time regulating water pollution under a new rule released Wednesday.
Given Rampant White-Collar Crime, FIFA Raid Raises Questions About DOJ Priorities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FIFA Raid )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - commondreams.org
Notoriously-corrupt FIFA heads arrested in early morning raid during annual meeting
Personal UpdateâEUR"5/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 1 short take, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
SIGN&SHARE:A DEMOCRATIC VOTING LAW IN CANARY ISLANDS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, dishonesty, congress, ethics, elections, government, freedoms, corruption, democrats )

Jovita
- 1 day ago - change.org
Political party gets<30% votes and 18 backbench. Minorities gets 3 times less votes and get 3 benchs.Coalicion Canaria, nationalist party "designed it to its own interest" in order to carry on leading the Parliament in the Islands. Please sign and share.
Bernie's Campaign Kickoff - Full VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, Campaign Kickoff, Burlington, VT )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - burlingtonfreepress.com
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders officially announces his bid for presidency of the United States at Waterfront Park in Burlington on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Watch full video of the event.
President Obama: You Can Do Something to Stop Oil Spills
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President obama, oil spills, PHMSA, leadere, americans, government, obama, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
The Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) has not had a leader in seven months. The most recent permanent administrator left the position in October, more than 220 days ago.
Sister Megan Rice, Freed From Prison, Is Unapologetic for Anti-Nuclear Activism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sister megan Rice, Freed, prison, anti-nuclear, activism, americans, freedoms, government, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
It was her fifth day of freedom after two years behind bars for a crime for which she is boldly unapologetic.
9/11 Missing Links   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 9/11 Missing Links, 9/11 Truth, 9/11 )

Earl
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Discover the definitive truth about 9/11 and learn why even the most popular movies on the subject have failed to address the evidence exhaustively presented in this video. . .
President Obama Dealt a Serious Blow
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, ethics, freedoms, news, obama )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - blu179.mail.live.com
New Orleans Federal Appeals Court refused to lift a hold on the implementation of President Obama's Immigration Order...peace.
Message in a Blanket: Dakota Artist Stealth-Embroiders 'NOKXL' Into Obama Quilt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, government, environment, water, weather, climate change, pollution, Keystone XL, resistance, americans )

Michael
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Star Quilt is the most cherished gift of Oceti Sakowin, signifying a wish to honor & protect the recipient on their lifeâEUR(TM)s journey, the Indigenous Env. Network said. The star represents the Morning Star, the guiding light for the Oceti Sakowin.
   

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