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Open Thread - 4/26/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 9 hours ago -
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.
Samantha Bee From 4/25
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, Samantha Bee, satire, videos )

- 9 hours ago -
It's that time of week again, so here are three excellent video clips from Sam's show last night. Enjoy!
TAKE ACTION: Don'TletMcConnellcoverforTrump 'Slawlessness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Robert Mueller, investigation, Donald Trump, congress )

- 19 hours ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s time to put country over party, and publicly call on Mitch McConnell to hold a fair up-or-down vote for the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act.
DACA Will Not Leave Trump Alone!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, propaganda, elections )

- 1 day ago -
A federal judge essentially tells Trump that he's full of it!
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Reject New Nuclear Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Nuclear weapons, usa, u.s., troops, war )

- 21 hours ago -
Congress is currently considering whether to build a new, more usable nuclear weapon. We can stop this. Write your member of Congress today and tell them no, the United States absolutely does not need a new nuclear weapon.
TAKE ACTION: Sign: Block Mike PompeoâEUR(TM)s Confirmation as Secretary of State.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Pompeo, xenophobia, torture, humanright )

- 21 hours ago -
Pompeo is a xenophobic, pro-torture, climate-denying war hawk. If the Senate confirms him, it will be disastrous for U.S. diplomacy and would undermine progress on multiple continents for years.
TAKE ACTION:Thousands of People Are Sitting in Jail in Philly on Petty Probation and Parole Violations. LetâEUR(TM)s Change That.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police Violence, usa, u.s., ethics, crime, unlawful detention, Police Brutality )

- 23 hours ago -
Jay-Z stopped on of his concerts to talk about the injustice Meek is experiencing, he then wrote a New York Times op-ed about this, Colin Kapernick has spoken out for Meek, and his case is even getting covered on daytime television shows...
Tomgram: Nomi Prins, The Return of the Great Meltdown?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, government, ethics, economy, corporate, finance, money, debt )

- 4 hours ago -
Donald Trump and the Next Crash-Making the Fed an Instrument for Disaster We have entered a landmark moment-no president since Woodrow Wilson (when the Federal Reserve was established)will have appointed as many board members to the Fed as Donald Trump.
Progressive Secretary-TAKE ACTION: Tell the DOJ to Continue to Grant Asylum to Refugees Fleeing Domestic and Sexual Violence.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: refugees, asylum seekers, Domestic abuse, DOJ, Jeff Sessions )

- 4 hours ago -
This letter supports an action by UltraViolet, an organization that works on a variety of issues and exists to create a cost for sexism and to achieve full equity for all women through culture and policy change.
Trump Hates The Iran Deal And May Kill It - Even If He Still Doesn't Understand It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, nuclear non-proliferation, war, military, iran, propaganda, politics, media, elections )

- 4 hours ago -
It looks like Trump took his fellow RepublicansâEUR(TM) attacks on ObamaâEUR(TM)s Iran deal literally instead of seriously.As Republicans in 2016 hammered then-Pres Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran,their party's foreign policy leaders urged keeping it
Bureau Of Indian Affairs Director Resigns After Just 6 Months On The Job
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, media, politics, Indian Affairs )

- 4 hours ago -
Bryan Rice has resigned just six months after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appointed him to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs, multiple sources familiar with the situation told HuffPost.

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