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US Politics & Gov't

On the Edge - 11/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

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Personal news, 3 Short Takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Petition: Republicans Need to Stop Undermining American Diplomacy, and Support the President in Paris!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Climate Denial, Climate Change, undermining the President, diplomacy, lobbyists, dishonesty, responsibility, politics )

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Politics has always stopped at the water's edge - but today's extremist Republicans will stop at nothing to undermine President Obama, even on the global stage. The U.N. Climate Change Conference, COP 21, begins in Paris on November 30.
Trump Asks His Supporters to Report on Their Neighbors: 'Most Likely You'Ll Be Wrong, But That's OK' @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, politics, elections, candidates, ethics, crime, abuse, lies, propaganda, freedoms, media, terrorism, rights, safety, violence, HumanRights )

- 1 day ago -
There is a line between keeping a weather eye out for trouble and SWATing your new neighbors because you don't think a true American would pair that couch with those drapes. This statement sits nebulously in the middle, except that the most likely you'll
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Black Lives Matter, Erinyes, Furies, Fury, Guns, Guttony, killed by Police, Labor, labor unions, Lockheed-Martin, NAACP, NLRB, OUR Walmart, outrage, petition, politics, productivity gains, Racism, retaliation, surveillance, Walmart, white supremacy )

- 3 hours ago -
A new installment on TomCat's blog highlighting outrages that appear to call for intervention by the Greek Furies.
Thanksgiving Not Popular for All Americans, Especially the Original Inhabitants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, USA, U.S., Thanksgiving, Native Americans, indigenous cultures, shite settlement, inhabitants )

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As millions of Americans sit down to celebrate Thanksgiving today, some Native Americans are pushing back, urging the country to remember the implications of white settlement on indigenous cultures.
Support Syrian Resettlement and Stand for Welcome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Refugees & Relief, open immigrationethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, propaganda )

- 20 hours ago -
Enter info to tell your governor to STOP the stupid tactics they are using to block refugees from coming to the US!!! We will be giving in to the demands of Da'esh if we block the people that are trying to find somewhere to go after 5 years of killing!!!
Israel Using Dutch Dogs to Terrorize Palestinians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rights and Accountability, Police dogs, Ferguson, occupation, Palestinian civil-human rights, ACLU, Missouri, civilians-children, war crimes, Lilian Ploumen, Tonny Boeijen, Four Winds K9, children, Al-Haq, media, news, usa, americans, abuse, military )

- 7 hours ago -
It is one of numerous instances of Israeli forces setting dogs on unarmed Palestinian civilians, including children âEUR" a violent tactic reminiscent of US police practices against Black citizens
Activists Arrested for Trying to Prevent Water Shutoff to Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, water, poverty, activists, corruption, ethics, freedoms, usa, healthcare )

- 2 hours ago -
This come down to basic human rights and needs and a call for civility
60% of Native Americans Fear They Cannot Get Nutritious Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, native americans, poverty, diet, food, nutrition, medicine, corruption, congress, ethics, healthcare, government, usa )

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This is a human tragedy in one of wealthiest nations on earth
What Cannibals Teach Us About Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

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We need to get people educated and engaged otherwise we lose what is most precious and hard-fought.
AbilityOne- Profiteering at the Expense of the Disabled?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, ethics, disabled, greed, money, deception, military, usa, SupremeCourt, propaganda, lies, government, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy )

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Much has been touted about the disadvantaged military-but the reality is military jobs are farmore lucrative than retail and hospitality jobs and the funds are often lavishly spent on sergeants on up with credit cards,etc. This is another abuse.
Women Over 65 Twice as Poor as Men of Same Age
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, women, seniors, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, u.s., socialsecurity, usa, lies, propaganda )

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No one should have to live in poverty and without the basics over 65
On the Edge - 11/28/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 2 minutes ago -
Personal news, 3 Short Takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).

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