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US Politics & Gov't

Unapologetic Trump Digs in on Immigration Despite Outrage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump is and idiot, Trump is heatless, Condemn Trump's Defense of the Indefensa )

- 1 day ago -
White House officials have privately embraced the border policy as a negotiating tactic to win votes for legislation to fulfill the presidentâEUR(TM)s pledge to build a border wall and to tighten the nationâEUR(TM)s immigration laws.
Sessions Being Charged for "Child Abuse" By His Own Church!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, constitution, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, lies, republicans, propaganda, politics, terrorism, crime )

- 1 day ago -
Trump's storm troopers are bringing it onto themselves! Please see first comment.
TAKE ACTION: Tell First Lady Melania Trump: Stand With Immigrant Families - Like Yours!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, immigrants, dreamers, congress )

- 13 hours ago -
Will you sign your name asking our First Lady to personally speak out?
Trump Cruel to Migrant Kids to Drive Immigration Political Wedge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rachel Maddow, americans, freedoms, ethics, government, congress, military, news, politics, republicans, democrats, supremecourt, troops, usa, candidates )

- 9 hours ago -
Rachel Maddow points out that Donald Trump and his political allies are fomenting outrage over the cruel treatment of migrant children on purpose to boost their anti-immigrant credibility and bolster political support.
Trump Gets Blasted for Breaking Up Migrant Families   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, immigration, children, separation, cages, chain walls, Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions, Govtfearmongering, lies, the Daily Show, Trevor Noah, unAmerican )

- 1 day ago -
President Trump faces extreme backlash for his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, but "Fox & Friends" pundits attempt to put a positive spin on it.
PETITION - Stop Separating Children From Parents as Part of Your Immigrant Policy. Sincerely, Canada
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, ethics, government, usa, republicans )

- 6 hours ago -
Current policies need to be replaced with practices that treat these individuals humanely and DO NOT separate young, helpless children from their parents; a third-party, non-governmental agency needs to be present
TAKE ACTION: 34 Reps. Threatened War Powers to Stop Hodeida Assault. Press Them to Follow Through
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Saudi Arabia, yemen, usa, war, u.s., uae )

- 13 hours ago -
Help us prove Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the Trump Administration wrong. Press Members of Congress to invoke war powers to force a vote to end unconstitutional U.S. participation in the catastrophic Saudi-UAE assault on Hodeida by signing...
TAKE ACTION: Congress, Reject Goodlatte's and Ryan's Immigration Bills.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Reject Goodlatte's and Ryan's immigratio, immigration )

- 13 hours ago -
Sign and send a petition to your Republican member of Congress: Support bipartisan solutions for immigration reform. Reject Goodlatte's and Ryan's immigration bills.
Portland, Oregon ICE Facility Closed!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, ethics, crime, lies, republicans, propaganda, usa, politics, congress )

- 7 hours ago -
After police begged protestors to "Allow employees to go home to their families!" employees were snuck out by police. Please see first comment.
PETITION - We Vow Not to Travel to the US Until Every Child Is Returned to Every Mother.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, children, returned tp parents, abuse, americans, corruption, ethics, government, republicans, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
We as Canadians don't have a vote in US elections, but we can vote with our time, our money and our presence. This petition asks of the signatories to abstain from travel to the US until the children taken away by the authorities are returned
PETITION / VIDEO - Worldwide Call to End the Separation of Families Who Seek Asylum in the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: separation, families, United States, Trump, asylum, americans, corruption, government, ethics, republicans, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
Sign this petition to send a message to Trump and his Administration that the separation of children from their parents as they desperately seek asylum NEEDS TO STOP IMMEDIATELY in the United States
President Obama Gets School Named After Him in Former Confederate Capital
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Barack Obama, President Obama, progress, confederate monuments, Virginia, Richmond, schools, USA, America, history )

- 1 day ago -
A Richmond, Virginia, elementary school that was named after a Confederate general will be renamed Barack Obama Elementary School, the local school board voted on Monday night.
Trump Administration Withdraws the US From UN Human Rights Council
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights, UN, world, UN Human Rights Council, United Nations, international cooporation, USA, America, Trump administration, human rights abuses )

- 10 hours ago -
The US joins North Korea, Libya and Iran on the list of countries not members of the UN Human Rights Council. No country has ever dropped out of the council voluntarily. Libya was kicked out seven years ago.
Open Thread - 6/20/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 2 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.
Why The Hope Of A "Blue Wave" Is Dangerous To American Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, midterm elections, 2018 elections, democracy, blue wave, America, voting, Democrats )

- 1 day ago -
The best way to discourage voting- and thwart democracy- is to predict a big win for any party. Here's what the US primaries are indicating about the political landscape ahead of the 2018 midterms.. and why Democrats cannot afford to get overconfident.
Fact-Checking Trump on Immigration, Family Separations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, immigration, republicans, candidates, congress, democrats, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, news, SupremeCourt, usa, media, politics )

- 22 hours ago -
President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered a stream-of-consciousness-style speech on immigration as furor over his administration's separation of families at the border reaches a fever pitch.
Senate Republicans Just Defied Trump's Scheme to Reward Pals With Brilliant Move
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, voting, sanctions )

- 1 day ago -
All but 5 Republican Senators joined the majority of their Democratic colleagues to pass a defense policy bill that restores the penalties against the Chinese telecommunications company ZTE.
The US Government Has No Plan for Reuniting the Immigrant Families It Is Tearing Apart
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child abuse, immigration, border separations, family, USA, Trump administration, government, human rights, Republicans, children, refugees, asylum seekers, New Yorker, government corruption, ICE )

- 11 hours ago -
In the past two months, under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy, the government has taken thousands of children away from their parents. No protocols have been put in place to keep track of parents and children or for reuniting them.
In America, Naturalized Citizens No Longer Have An Assumption of Permanence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, USA, America, Trump, government, anti-immigration, citizenship, denaturalization, American citizens, Masha Gessen )

- 11 hours ago -
Last week it emerged that the US Citizenship and Immigration Service had formed a task force to identify people who lied on their citizenship applications and to "denaturalize" them. In the past the process has mostly been reserved for war criminals.
What The Hypocritical Media Is Hiding From Americans: Outraged Over Border Crisis But Ignoring The Trafficking, Rape And Murder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
The hypocritical media is providing wall-to-wall coverage regarding alien minors, yet they ignore American children being trafficked, raped, and murdered right here in America, while Democratic politicians use these children as political pawns, screaming
Petition-America Must Not Turn Its Back on Refugees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Refugees & Relief )

- 5 hours ago -
We can't turn our backs on refugees, especially innocent children, who have lost everything. Please send a message to Congress to stop cuts to programs that help refugees.
Americas Immigrant Detention Industry: Under President Obama Illegal Immigrant Detention Centers Became Big Business
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
A reader in a previous article I did on the illegal immigrant detention center in Texas, asked me a question about the Wal-Mart centers. which closed in 2015 due to plumbing issues. As I was trying to find an answer, I came across a list of Obama 2014 De
4 Things The Media Wont Tell You About The Border Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
President Trumps policy of separating parents and children at the border is certainly cruel, but the media isnt telling the entire story. With that in mind, here are four key aspects of the border crisis that the media has failed to report or adequately
Fact-Checked: Viral Photo of Boy in Enclosure Taken at Protest, Not in Detention Facility
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago -
A viral photo that appeared to depict a child detained at the border over his immigration status was actually taken at a protest, according to fact-checkers.
Tell Congress: Keep Families Together & Stop the Racist, Inhumane Immigration Policy!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, tearing families apart, kid abuse, real immigration reform, social justice )

- 26 minutes ago -
We must find a real solution for immigrant families and border communities without further border wall funding.
The Pro-War Media Deserve Criticism, Not Sainthood
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago -
Unfortunately, the media often choose to trumpet official lies instead of fighting them. Permitting glorious tales from eight presidencies ago to absolve subsequent media kowtowing would be as foolish as forgetting the lessons of the original Pentagon Pap
Why The Abject Silence From The Left About Child Migrant Detentions Under Obama?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago -
The liberals who have been responded with a non-stop barrage of social media attacks on the President and those who voted for him, have apparently forgot that the US has been housing migrant minors for years - and that a sizable increase in the minor popu

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