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Personal Update - 2/21/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 15 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. My only article today.
Petition - No More Guns in Schools
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun control, shootings, armed people, danger, Gun Abuse, responsible governing )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Do not allow more guns in Virginia schools. Firearms may be allowed to be carried by "school security officers" inside Virginia schools, if a new bill passes.
Mayors: #DontGiveIn to Trump. Expand Sanctuary.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, immigrants, sanctuary, ethics, freedoms )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.colorofchange.org
STAND WITH IMMIGRANTS: The ICE raids have started. Trump is ripping families apart. There is no "wait and see."
Not My PresidentâEUR(TM)s Day: Thousands Protest at Anti-Trump Rallies Across U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, americans, protest )

Rob
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
From coast to coast, thousands of people across the U.S. have spent their President's Day holiday weekend attending rallies sparked by Donald Trumps anti-immigration policies.
White House Confirms Donald Trump Sacked Advisor After He Disagreed With His Latino Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: truth suppression, americans, politics )

Rob
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
If you do not support the President agenda then you should not have a job in the White House, says spokesperson.
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
- 1 day 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
URGENT Message From Standing Rock as Police Surround Their Camp   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, terrorism, Standing Rock Water Protectors, Standing Rock Sioux Nation )

Rosemary
- 6 hours ago - youtube.com
My dear friends in Standing Rock sent me this video, produced by women, featuring women, & asked me to share it with you. Militarized law enforcement have now surrounded their camp.
Tell the Media: Skip TrumpâEUR(TM)s White House CorrespondentsâEUR(TM) Dinner
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, White House Correspondent )

Dogan
- 1 day 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...
'Dark Forces' Are Coming for Your Organic Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Freedom Caucus - freedom from what??? )

Michael
- 1 day ago - organicconsumers.org
The Freedom Caucus is a rowdy band of GOP US House members most famous for triggering government shutdowns, pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act & driving former GOP Speaker John Boehner from his post on the theory he wasn't conservative enough.
Cost of Trump Family Security Vexes New York and Florida Officials
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans )

Angie
- 23 hours ago - msn.com
It costs $500,000 per day for nearly 200 police officers to protect Trump Tower which serves as the home of the first lady, Melania Trump, and their son, Barron. The estimated the cost could rise to as much as $183m annually.
Getting Rid Of Trump, Easy: Neither Impeachment Nor 25th Amendment Required
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, abuse )

Angie
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
It is very simple to have Trump remove himself from the presidency. It requires neither impeachment nor a finding of incapacity by the cabinet. Indeed, it takes only one house of Congress, (perhaps only one committee?). Subpoena his taxes.
Resistance Report: More Than 1 Million Sign White House Petition for TrumpâEUR(TM)s Tax Returns, Breaking Record
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, republicans, Trump resistance )

Sue
- 16 hours ago - yahoo.com
Our voices protesting Trump are being heard! Keep on fighting this lying idiot who is trying to destroy our nation in the name of greed for himself and the rest of the 1%.
The Other WWII American-Internment Atrocity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: aleutian chain, internment camps, pribilof islands, internment, aleut, american, world war, japanese, alaska, united states, war, japan )

Rosemary
- 6 hours ago - npr.org
Most American school children learn that Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, leading us to join World War II. This week marks the 75th anniversary of Japanese-Americans being subsequently rounded up and interned as suspected enemies
Oroville Dam: A Wake-Up Call for America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oro Dam )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
America's bridges, dams, highways, mass transit systems, drinking water supplies, sewers, levees, ports and other vital public support systems face similar challenges and pose similar risks
Major Victory for California Cities Vs. Monsanto Over PCB Contamination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Monsanto )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
In recent years, eight West Coast cities, the Port of Portland as well as Washington state have taken legal action against Monsanto to recover PCB cleanup costs.
7 Key Signs That Donald Trump Knows Nothing About Economics: His Vaunted Expertise, Like Most of What He Says, Is BS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy )

Wayne
- 21 hours ago - alternet.org
From "zero GDP" to '42 percent unemployment,' Trump's economic claims suggest profound and dangerous ignorance.
Liberals Threaten and Intimidate Democrats to Go After Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, candidates, americans, abuse, corruption, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, elections, cover-up, supremecourt, troops, military, media, lies, propaganda, freedoms )

Angelus
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Maybe liberals need ot get off their ego-driven high horses and rehtink how they lost touch with the common people and their problems
Is the Trump White House the Most Unstable in USA History?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, elections, ethics, corruption, congress, troops, military, supremecourt, Govtfearmongering, government, democrats, republicans )

Angelus
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
But perhaps the Dems should at least give him a chance to get a cohesive plan together???
Tell Congress: "Hands Off the Affordable Care Act!" >>
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, congress, republicans, democrats, healthcare )

Dogan
- 42 minutes ago - actionnetwork.org
President Trump, Senator Roy Blunt, and their allies in Congress are closer than ever to destroying the Affordable Care Act -- which would leave 59 million Americans without health insurance.
EPA Head, Emails With Energy Companies to Be Released
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, republicans, politics )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Oklahoma attorney generalâEUR(TM)s office said Tuesday it is complying with a judgeâEUR(TM)s order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt.
Bannon Making Too Many Waves for Trump?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, corruption, Bannon, Trump, candidates, ethics, elections, politics, military, troops, SupremeCourt, media, socialsecurity, republicans, supremecourt, terrorism, usa )

Angelus
- 1 hour ago - foxnews.com
Bannon needs to hold some press briefings so people undertstand him better what he is all about. He hides in the shadows and this ferments rumors and careless speculation
China Finishing Missile Base in South China Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, world, UnitedNations, politics, government, congress, SupremeCourt, troops, military, elections, candidates )

Angelus
- 1 hour ago - foxnews.com
Eventually their overpopulation dictates aggressive military action around the world. There are vast numbers of illegal chinese immigrants in the USA working in restaurants and massage parlors.
The Government Science of Preventing Whistleblowers From Speaking Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, SupremeCourt, whistleblowers, truth suppression, rogue assassins agents, targeting the messenger )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - theeventchronicle.com
John F. Kennedy was outspoken against the secret government growing behind the curtains of American democracy. In his address to American publishers and the media in 1961, two years prior to his public assassination, he remarked about the nature...
Donald Trump and the Irony Curtain
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, fake news )

Bob
- 21 hours ago - bob-ferris.blogspot.com
Just because people lie and distort and it is reported does not make it fake news.
Report Details Trump's Openness to Warming Relations With Russia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Russia, Trump, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, china, government, europe, middle-east, unitednations, usa, world, israel, congress, candidates, elections, ethics, troops, military, SupremeCourt, government )

Angelus
- 10 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
If we can eventualy become friends with Russia is this bad, as Trump said? Every year countless Russians come to America to work hotels and restaurants, like in North Conway,NH
First Class Pasesngers Demand Much More of Airline Stewards
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, ethics, labor, marketing, usa, troops, military, congress )

Angelus
- 1 hour ago - yahoo.com
Well, considering how much more these people pay, doesn't it go without saying they want their money's worth?
   

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