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Open Thread - 7/25/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 6 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.
Tell Senate Democrats: DonâEUR(TM)t Let Trump Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate Democrats, trump republicans, Wall Street Reform, consumer protection act, americans, republicans, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Seven years ago this month, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act became law. But now, Republicans are planning to gut it beyond all recognition.
Sign the Petition: Tell Ben Carson to Stop Trump's Housing Cuts!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ben Carson, trump's housing cuts, cuts, department of housing and urban developm, americans, government, republicans, usa )

- 1 day ago -
We canâEUR(TM)t let this stand. Donald Trump officially declared his war on the poor when his administration released its proposed budget calling for more than $7 billion in cuts to the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).
TAKE ACTION: Stop Trumpcare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trumpcare, healthcare, healthcare, congress )

- 20 hours ago -
And sadly, in any version of the bill, the only tax left is the new one on employer-based healthcare. It doesnâEUR(TM)t matter which version youâEUR(TM)re looking at, Trumpcare is cruel and callous.
Congress: Support the Federal Shark Fin Elimination Act and Save Sharks Without Exemption PETITION IMAGE GRAPHIC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Fed. Shark Fin Elimination Act )

- 11 hours ago -
Shark Finning is the unsustainable and inhumane practice of cutting off a sharkâEUR(TM)s fins, often while still alive, and discarding the body into the ocean. The fins are used in shark fin soup and other dishes although shark fin itself is tasteless.
Why Mueller May Be Toast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Crimes, investigation, Trump, video )

- 6 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
TAKE ACTION: Don't Let Wells Fargo Off the Hook
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wells Fargo, Wall Street, republicans, congress, usa )

- 21 hours ago -
We deserve to be able to hold Wall Street banks like Wells Fargo accountable in court. Demand that your representatives oppose Republican attempts to erase the CFPBâEUR(TM)s new rule on forced arbitration!
Stop U.S. Government From Taking Private Property From Innocent Citizens PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Government, private property, innocent citizens, Police State, crime, americans, corruption, government, usa )

- 9 hours ago -
Police are now free to take whatever they want from you, even if you havenâEUR(TM)t been charged with a crime.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ObamaCare, republicans, americans, government, healthcare, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
Republicans are voting to DESTROY Obamacare.
Americans Are Unhappy With Direction of Country, and the GOP Should Be Worried
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: approval ratings, civics, activism, resistance, national pride )

- 1 day ago -
Overall, 37% of American adults believe the nation is headed in the right direction. A plurality says their pride in being American decreased over the past year, and almost a third say the government isn't working at all.
No Stinking Merit Badges for the Cheeto-in-Chief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 10 hours ago -
Trump's performance at the Boy Scout Jamboree was in excusable.
Senators on Hot Mic: Trump Is Crazy, I'M Worried
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, POTUS, senators worried, hot mic, Trump crazy, USA )

- 5 hours ago -
At the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday morning, someone sitting near Chairman Susan Collins (R-Maine) didnâEUR(TM)t switch off a microphone. Collins was recorded discussing the federal budget and President TrumpâEUR(TM)s lack of familiarity...
Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal - The New York Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., congress, republicans, obama, politics, healthcare )

- 18 minutes ago -
It looks like Obamacare is here to stay.

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