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Great Negotiator or Discredited Buffoon? Trump Can Not Be Both.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, corruption, republicans )

Rob
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
The Bannon/Trump/Navarro worldview endangers the economic health of the United States, the jobs of millions of Americans and the stability of Western democracies. Those hurt the most will be those with the fewest resources and transferable skills.
Sign the Petition: We Need a People's Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, budget, People vs corporations )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
The budgets supported by President Trump and Republicans are a full frontal attack on everything Americans hold dear. And they propose these atrocities every year.
President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence for office, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - time.com
President Trump was back on the golf course Sunday, marking his 13th time hitting the links in the first nine weeks of his presidency.
Climat Skeptics Schooled By the Military.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, ethics, government )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Climate change seems to be related to political unrest!
Trump And The Long Con   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill Maher, Donald Trump, con man, Mexico Wall, immigrants, health care, jobs )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Self explains. If we do not laugh one has to cry.
Tell Your Senators: Postpone Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Neil Gorsuch, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, u.s., usa )

Dogan
- 3 hours ago - dailykos.com
Sign and send a letter to your senators: Postpone the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch until there's been a complete, independent investigation of the Trump-Russian scandal.
Do We Need to Investigate the Chief Investigator?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, propaganda )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Devin Nunes has been acting a bit erratically, of late, no?
Trump Handed German Chancellor Merkel An Invoice for Billions Owed to U.S. for NATO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
A source close to Merkel said the German chancellor ignored the invoice.
Senate Democrats: Block TrumpâEUR(TM)s Attacks on Immigrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, Donald Trump, immigrant, usa, u.s., congress )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Senate Democrats: Block funding for TrumpâEUR(TM)s attacks on immigrants. "Block funding for TrumpâEUR(TM)s attacks on immigrants, including his deportation force and his border wall. "
Add Your Name: Demand That Trump Back Up Unlawful Voting Claims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, Donald Trump )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Trump's allegations could undermine voters' faith in the fairness of our elections or nudge overzealous lawmakers toward creating more unnecessary voting restrictions that could disenfranchise eligible voters
Bernie Sanders Hugs Desperate Woman Showing Deep Compassion   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: West Virginia, town hall meeting, Bernie Sanders, compassion, Vermont Senator )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
And to think of the people who stood in our way of gaining this person as our President. People motivated by greed, personal interest instead of community caring, corporate media tools for the greedy, so we end up with Trump and his henchmen instead.
We Have 24 Hours to Save Online Privacy Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, Govtfearmongering, media, internet, privacy, EFF, ISP, online privacy )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - eff.org
This is our last chance to save critical online privacy protections. We are one vote away from a world where your ISP can track your every move online and sell that information to the highest bidder. Call your lawmakers now and tell them to.....
Gorsuch May Fall Short of Votes Needed for Smooth Supreme Court Confirmation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, nominations )

Rob
- 15 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trumps Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for smooth passage in the Senate next week.
Obamacare and the GOP.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, healthcare, ethics, propaganda, government, dishonesty, cover-up, lies )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The GOP had no reason to prepare a real replacement plan...here's why.
Donald Trumps Team Wiping Their Electronic Devices in Case They Have to Give Evidence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 14 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Allegations come just weeks after government lawyers ordered presidents aides to preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in 2016 election.
Trump Son-in-Law Met Executives of Sanctioned Russian Bank; Will Testify
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 13 hours ago - reuters.com
A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russian incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trumps son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign.
The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, impotent congress )

Rob
- 12 hours ago - thenation.com
The modern Republican Party is not a governing party. It is a collection of grievances, a noisy minority of the country held together by anger, frustration, anti-government ire, and for some, a bonding epoxy of racism.
N 23 People Ask the Justice Department to Launch a Criminal Inquiry Into Its Chief, Jeff Sessions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 16 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie.
Trump Repeals Blacklisting Rule
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence for office, corruption, dishonesty )

Rob
- 14 hours ago - thehill.com
President Trump repealed the so-called blacklisting rule Monday that required federal contractors to disclose labor violations.
Not Your Grandma's Civil Rights Strategy, Whose Streets? (Then and Now)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, politics, republicans, corruption, congress, cover-up, Racism/Bigotry )

Cheryl A.
- 11 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
" the ability of protesters to appeal successfully to Washington, vibrant in the civil rights era, dying in the Vietnam years, is now dead on arrival and protest, as it sweeps the country, will have to find other ways to make itself felt and effective.
NYT Op Ed: Donald, This I Will Tell You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, NYT, op ed, Washington, establishment, Donald Trump, mocking, sucker, Ronald Reagan, motley skeleton crew, Incompetence Inc., flashy marketing )

Evelyn
- 10 hours ago - nytimes.com
You know how you said that you did not like being identified as a politician? Don't worry. No one will ever mistake you for a politician. You said you could shake up Washington & make it work again. Instead, you're the one who got worked over
As Jared Kushner Ascends White House Ladder, Senate Russia Inquiry Adds Scrutiny
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jared Kushner, US politics, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Trump administration, Russia )

Judy
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
Kushner's power seems to be expanding, but his exact role is not really known. Kushner is thought to be behind the sudden sacking of the loyal Chris Christie as head of Trump's transition team.
Small ISPs Oppose Congress's Move to Abolish Privacy Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, media, politics, Govtfearmongering, privacy, internet, ISPS, online privacy, corruption )

Ricardo
- 15 hours ago - eff.org
The Internet is up in arms over Congress's plan to drastically reduce your privacy online, and that includes small Internet providers and networking companies. Many of them agree that we need the Federal Communication Commission's rules to protect...
D.C. Mayor Bowser Creates a Task Force on Missing Children After a Public Outcry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Washington DC, Washington D.C., missing persons )

Jennifer
- 14 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced Friday that the city will dedicate more resources to city children who go missing.
Price Tag of North Carolina LGBT Law: $3.76B
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence, republicans, u.s. )

Rob
- 12 hours ago - bigstory.ap.org
The law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.
Islamic State Releases Video Threatening Iran for Tolerating Jews | The Times of Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: syria, isis, ISIL, alqaeda, iran, jews, corruption, conflict, humanrights, middle-east, palestine, news, iran, iraq, israel, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, violence, world, UnitedNations, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, best, blog, childr )

Michael
- 24 minutes ago - timesofisrael.com
"Interesting how Al QAeda groups conspicuously don't attack Apartheid Israel .... but threaten Iran for protecting the Jewish community living in Iran
   

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