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US Politics & Gov't

Trump Family's Elaborate Lifestyle Is a 'Logistical Nightmare' - at Taxpayer Expense
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, POTUS, family protection, secret service costs, travel, business trips, leisure weekends, Mar-a-Lago, tax-payers' money )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
NB - figures not all confirmed, but Secret Service protection constitutes a large chunk - including protection of sons during their business travels (abroad, too) - salaries, hotel costs .. and his Mar-a-Lago w/e requires coastguard mobilisation too.
A Medical Theory for Donald Trumps Bizarre Behavior
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Unfit To Lead, cover-up, politics )

Rob
- 1 day ago - newrepublic.com
Many mental health professionals believe the president is ill. But what if the cause is an untreated STD?
Is Bernie Thinking Of Creating A NEW Political Party? Bernie Staffer Explains   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Peoples Party, Nick Brana, Bernie Sanders, election 2016, Lee Camp, new political party )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Nick Brana is the former national political outreach coordinator for Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. With 14 million Democrats leaving their party since Election 2016, Nick Brana says we need to draft Bernie into a new party, The Peoples Party.
Fix Dangerous, Neglected Dams
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: infrastructure, water, resources, Alabama, rivers, petitions )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
Alabama is the only state without a dam safety program, meaning its thousands of dams have no regulation, oversight or maintenance schedules.
Chaos in the White House: There Has Never Been Anything Like This
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ineptitude, corruption, republicans )

Rob
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Americas elder statesmen shaking their heads, declaring that they have never seen such turmoil or ineptitude.
With Mulvaney in Place, Budget Office Preps 'Hit List' on Public Programs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Donald Trump, Republican Party, Taxation, Healthcare, Media )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities, Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Americorps are among targets meant to showcase 'waste' of taxpayer funds.
Protect Immigrant Physicians From Executive Order, Protect Patients From Losing Doctors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Immigrant Rights, executive order, Donald Trump )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - change.org
We strongly urge the use of all possible legal power to have this Executive Order rescinded due to its tremendously negative impact on physicians, their families, and on patient care. This petition will be delivered to:
McCain: Dictators 'Get Started By Suppressing Free Press'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, republicans, propaganda )

David
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
others have been saying it already and I agree, but the big thing is the GOP may be starting to realize the dangers of our so-called president
George Takei: On This Remembrance Day, I Hear Terrible Echoes of the Past
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, corruption, americans )

AWAY AWHI
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Every year, on February 19, we Japanese-Americans honor this day as Remembrance Day, and we renew our pledge to make sure what happened to us never happens again in America
Condemn Trump $3 MILLION Per Trip to Mar-A-Lago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, Mar-A-Lago, vacation, club, taxpayers )

Beth
- 15 hours ago - action.dccc.org
Recent reports suggest Trump trips to Mar-a-Lago could be costing taxpayers $3 MILLION per trip. Tell Trump- Do not make the American people pay for trips to your club.
Tell House Government Oversight Chair: Do Your Job. Investigate TrumpâEUR(TM)s Corruption
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, House Oversight and Government Reform Co )

Dogan
- 5 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Petition to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Rep. Jason Chaffetz: "Do your job. Investigate Trump's ever-widening web of corruption, from personally profiting off of the presidency to his refusal to release his tax returns."
Sign Our Petition: Free American Pastor Andrew Brunson.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, pastor, abdrew brunson, United Nations )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - beheardproject.com
Yesterday, we filed international legal documents for Pastor Andrew Brunson at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Now, we're finalizing a critical letter to the new U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson.
Is Russia a Red Herring? - In These Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Russia election influencing )

Deborah
- 1 day ago - inthesetimes.com
Russia, a red herring???
Trump Administration to Expand Groups of Immigrants to Be Deported: Documents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascists, republicans, politics )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation.
Trump's Attack on the Media as An 'Enemy of the People' Has Eerie Historical Echoes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, media, reporting, news, tyrants, Soviet Union, tyranny, oppression )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The president is adopting a popular tactic of 20th century totalitarians.
Japan's Interpreters Struggle to Make Sense of 'Trumpese'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: translation, Japanese, 'Trumpese', challenge, disjointed, illogical )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Interpreters have a nightmarish experience translating his disjointed speeches. "many of Donald Trump's remarks are so illogical that interpreters often joke they would end up sounding stupid if they translated his words as they are."
Republicans, Where Is the Backbone?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Unfit To Lead, cover-up, lies )

Rob
- 1 day ago - billmoyers.com
Desperately seeking those GOP politicians who will stand up against a know nothing bully who holds the highest office in the land.
Republicans Charge Into Resistance at Tumultuous Town Halls
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anger against government, americans, politics )

Rob
- 14 hours ago - nytimes.com
Republican lawmakers stood with fixed smiles, shifting in place, facing down turmoil but no trial inside a municipal courtroom overstuffed with constituents.
Sci-Fi Becomes Reality: GMO Cyborg Dragonfly Could Soon Be Spying On You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, military, politics, spying, surveillance, DARPA, GMO, orwellian society )

Ricardo
- 14 hours ago - activistpost.com
Darpa, the ultra-secretive military research agency, may be getting a run for its money when it comes to developing advanced and alarming forms of surveillance. A private research venture has produced a genetically modified cyborg dragonfly that can..
This Is Not Just Trump. This Is Who the Republicans Are.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anarchism, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 11 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Its not just Trump, Republicans as a party are using Trump to engage in a general assault on protections from corruption, pollution, corporate fraud and financial scams.
Amid Russia Scrutiny, Trump Associates Received Informal Ukraine Policy Proposal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, republicans )

Rob
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Trump personal lawyer and a former business associate met privately in New York City last month with a member of the Ukrainian parliament to discuss a peace plan for that country that could give Russia long-term control over territory it seized in 2014.
AP Source: Trump Revised Travel Ban Targets Same Countries
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, freedoms, republicans )

Rob
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
A draft of President Donald Trumps revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S.
From Edmund Burke to Mr. Burns: In the Age of Trump, Conservative Thought Has Died at Last
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: neocons, ideological corruption, republicans )

Rob
- 12 hours ago - salon.com
Conservatism once had a coherent philosophy. After the neocons, the bigots and the neofascists, nothing is left.
Tell the Trump Administration to Stop Eliminating Environmental Protections and Enforcement Measures!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, pesticide lobbyist, Environmental Protection Agency )

Dogan
- 2 hours ago - whitehouse.gov
Dear Mr. President, I call on you to cancel plans to close the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. This office of the Environmental Protection Agency serves a vital function in enforcing environmental laws and maintaining compliance
Tell the Media: Skip TrumpâEUR(TM)s White House CorrespondentsâEUR(TM) Dinner
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, White House Correspondent )

Dogan
- 1 hour ago - act.credoaction.com
The petition to major media outlets reads: Donald Trump has declared war on journalism, a free press, and the truth. Do not normalize his presidency and elevate his dangerous and unconstitutional actions by attending...
Mayors: #DontGiveIn to Trump. Expand Sanctuary.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, immigrants, sanctuary, ethics, freedoms )

Dogan
- 50 minutes ago - act.colorofchange.org
STAND WITH IMMIGRANTS: The ICE raids have started. Trump is ripping families apart. There is no "wait and see."
US EPA Scientist Fired for Telling the Truth About Climate Engineering And Fluoridated Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, media, lies, intimidation, threat, EPA, climate engineering, fluoride, water )

Ricardo
- 14 hours ago - humansarefree.com
Though there are honest and caring people within these agencies (like the scientist who has drafted the statement below), the institutions as a whole exist to hide threats from the population, not to disclose them. The majority of the public.....
The Deep StateâEUR(TM)s Dramatic Emergence Is Proof Our Elections Mean Nothing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, cover-up, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, lies, media, politics, propaganda, deep state plot )

Ricardo
- 14 hours ago - activistpost.com
The intelligence community and the entire shadow government appears to be taking clear action to undermine the current administration, according to Dennis Kucinich and others. At the heart of it is an agenda to cash in on the conflict between the...
 

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