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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 1/23/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 7 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.
Prepare for Round 2
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hate, government shutdown, racism, Republican Reich )

- 7 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
TAKE ACTION: Join the Movement to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Prison, Human Rights )

- 1 day ago -
we launched a joint legal action with the Center for Constitutional Rights to demand that Guantanamo detainees are finally given the basic rights they deserve. But we need to do more to get Guantanamo back on the agenda, and we need your help.
UPDATE/PETITION - Should Trump Be Allowed to Attend the G7 Summit?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, g7 summit, canada, petition, RCMP, americans, government, usa )

- 1 day ago -
This petition is important because it might be one of the few ways people can express their opposition to this visit given they will not be allowed to protest within sight of Trump but only in RCMP designated 'free speech areas
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Who Lost Her Legs in Iraq, Calls Trump âEUR~a Five-Deferment Draft DodgerâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Democrats, military, strong, strong woman )

- 1 day ago -
This video needs to be shared over and over with anyone who says Democrats are not supportive of the military..........
TAKE ACTION: Tell Governors: DonâEUR(TM)t Help Trump Destroy Medicaid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: medicare, healthcare, healthcare, Donald Trump )

- 1 day ago -
Donald Trump is leaning on false, racialized stereotypes about lazy welfare beneficiaries to gin up hatred and steal health care from countless Americans. The ultimate goal is to leave Americans dependent on big corporations and cruel bosses
PETITION INCLUDED - Congress Quietly Pushing Bill To Require National Biometric ID For ALL Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, media, military, politics, propaganda, terrorism, usa, constitution, police state, congress, tyranny and dictatorship, total surveillance and tracking of citiz, biometrics, ID, bill, law, Totalitaria )

- 1 day ago -
Earlier this month, Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA-6] introduced H.R.4760 âEUR" Securing AmericaâEUR(TM)s Future Act of 2018, a sweeping bill that entails everything from Education and the Workforce to Homeland Security to the military. Also, tucked away in......
Add Your Name: Demand Your Member of Congress Speak Out Against Trump's Warmongering.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump, north korea, War mongering, Nuclear War, dangerous politics, irresponsibility, threats, conflicts, diplomatic solution, democracy, Safe Act, prevention, protection )

- 12 hours ago -
Trump's tweets about North Korea grow more absurd -- and more reckless -- by the day. Most recently, he bragged about his "nuclear button," implicitly threatening nuclear war. Let's rememberâEUR"the risk of war with North Korea is a Trump-made crisis.
Democrats Asked 16 Times In 24 Hours To End The Trump Shutdown And Republicans Said No
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, news, politics, democrats, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
House Democrats have asked ten times, and Senate Democrats have asked six times to reopen the government. The Republican answer has been to say no to every request.
Schumer and McConnell Ignore Trump And Work On Their Own Deal To End Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, democrats, republicans, Trump )

- 1 day ago -
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer are cutting Trump out of the conversation and working on their own DACA deal that would end the government shutdown.
Support OperationPUSH | RootsAction-We Demand An Immediate End to Unpaid Labor and Inhumane Work Conditions in Florida Prisons!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prison, slave labor, corruption, government )

- 10 hours ago -
January 15 marked the beginning of a month-long work stoppage organized by prisoners throughout the Florida Department of Corrections demanding an immediate end to unpaid labor and inhumane working conditions at their facilities.
Petition - Tell Democrats: No Compromise With Trump's Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, democrats, anti-immigration legislation, racism, xenophobia, inappropriate comments, DACA, dreamers, family reunification, deportations, opportunities, compromises, responsible politics )

- 9 hours ago -
Sen. Chuck Schumer is the worst negotiator in Washington - even worse than Donald Trump. Unfortunately he is also the leader of Senate Democrats. Yesterday, Sen. Schumer caved to the white supremacist base of Trump's Republican Party and led the Senate...
Oppose Thomas Farr For Federal Judge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: judges, appointees, racists, racism, petitions )

- 5 hours ago -
Farr has been North Carolina's chief defender of voting laws that a federal court said "target African Americans with almost surgical precision."
President Trump Declassified the Complete 2016 Cert FISC Memo Opin Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 7 hours ago -
Infowars just released the 99 page memo that provides the evidence that laws were broken. EXCLUSIVE: INFOWARS RELEASES SECRET FISA MEMO. Heres the reported memo leaked to Infowars. William Binney, former tech head of the NSA contacted us this morning to
Dallas-Area GOP Files Suit to Kick 128 Dems Off Ballot Over Petition Signatures | TheHill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, democrats, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
Donovan said that the party has assembled a legal team and is prepared to fight the lawsuit, which alleges that Donovan personally signed only a small fraction of the petitions.
Gold Market Consolidates Near Important Levels as Government Shuts Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: money, investments, investing, investors, government, economy, finance )

- 10 hours ago -
The gold market has been mired in a four-and-a-half year basing pattern. The rally that began late last year has taken prices up toward a major resistance zone. ItâEUR(TM)s make or break time!
Trump's Deputy Drug Czar Is A 24-Year-Old With A Flimsy Work History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, war on drugs, DEA, Trump cabinet, amateurs )

- 5 hours ago -
A 24-year-old appointed to a top position in the White House drug policy office has come under scrutiny in recent days for his scanty resume and lack of qualifications.

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