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Petition - Tell Congress: Save Net Neutrality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, net neutrality, accessibility, Cable companies, open internet, Freedom of Information Act, stronger protection )

- 9 hours ago -
Last week, Trump's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tried to kill the open internet. They ignored millions of Americans to end the internet as we know it and give big cable companies control of what we say and do online.
The Uncanny, Frightening Ways That Trump's America Mirrors Hitler's Germany
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, fascism, tyranny, oppression, fake news, racism )

- 1 day ago -
Even the usually restrained Barack Obama warns Americans we're slipping dangerously close to authoritarianism.
A White Christmas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, racism, Trump, video )

- 4 hours ago -
Have you ever wondered what occupies Fuhrer Drumpfenfarten's holiday dreams?
Everyday Erinyes #105
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, private prisons, Core civic, GEO Group, tax evasion, real estate, Federal sentencing, U.S. Sentencing Commission, Mistretta, Supreme Court, racism, drugs )

- 1 day ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Two things this week which seem to call for the attention of the Greek Furies.
Open Thread - 12/17/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 4 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.
Demand Congress Pass Legislation to Save Net Neutrality!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: net neutrality, corruption, ethics, politics, activism )

- 14 hours ago -
Trump's FCC has just voted to repeal net neutrality rules to keep the internet open and free. Call on Congress to act now to protect net neutrality!
Three Unelected Men Just Overrode the Will of 83% of the US Population
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, government, ethics, corruption, media, news, politics, usa, dishonesty, FCC, net neutrality, will of the americans, unelected, internet, ISP´s )

- 1 day ago -
The five-member Federal Communications Commission has voted three to two to repeal net neutrality regulations. The three men who cast their votes in favor of repeal were Republicans Ajit Pai, Brendan Carr, and Michael OâEUR(TM)Rielly. You did not...
Tell Congress: Reauthorize CHIP to Protect Children With Epilepsy

- 13 hours ago -
Great work! Also: The GOP's eugenics "Tax Reform" supposed legislation, which is really a "tax scam" theft of going on 2 trillion dollars from increasing the taxes on the middle-class to poor and giving it to the upper-middle-class to rich in the...
Rule Change Could Give Restaurants More Control Over Workers' Tips
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, politics, ethics, economy, terrorism, business, consumers, money, abuse )

- 4 hours ago -
Every year, we leave more than $30 billion in tips, mostly in restaurants but also casinos, nail salons and other service businesses.Traditionally, the owners of those businesses have not had much control over how tips are distributed. But a proposed rule
Court Rules ItâEUR(TM)s OK for Cops to Turn Dash Cams Off While They Search CitizensâEUR(TM) Vehicles
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, government, media, freedoms, ethics, court, police, dash cams, citizen´s search, video, evidence, liberty, abuse of power )

- 45 minutes ago -
A routine traffic stop turned into a search for drugs in which the officer intentionally turned off his Dash CamâEUR"the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower courtâEUR(TM)s ruling that the officer did nothing wrong, completely ignoring the....
Why AmericaâEUR(TM)s Law Enforcement Empire Resembles Secret Police in a Dictatorship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, government, media, military, politics, propaganda, freedoms, ethics, troops, usa, war, terrorism, law enforcement, secret police, dictatorship, police state, militarization of police )

- 43 minutes ago -
Secret police are characteristic of dictatorships, or so goes the conventional thinking on the subject. Police in democracies operate for the most part transparently and within a set of rules and guidelines that limits their ability to gratuitously...

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