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Donald Trump: Resign as President of the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition to sign, corruption, government )

Rob
- 1 day ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Donald Trump: Resign as President of the United States in Violation of the Emoluments Clause. Release Your Tax Returns.
LGBT Rights Page Gone From White House Website
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: LGBT, White House website, Dept. of Labor website, Mike Pence )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
Within moments of President Trump's swearing-in Friday, webpages about LGBT rights went missing from the White House and Department of Labor websites.
Donald Trump Fired All Foreign US Ambassadors With Nobody to Replace Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Senate, President, Ambassadors )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
The move now threatens leaving many countries without Senate-confirmed envoys for months and cutting off a direct line to the President, and some in countries which have sensitive relations to the US.
Interior Department Banned From Twitter After Retweet of Smaller Than Usual Trump Inauguration Crowd
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tweeter, retweet, Interior Dept., Donald Trump, inauguration, ban )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - bostonglobe.com
The Interior Department was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts indefinitely.
Trump Is In; Now Where Does Standing Rock Stand?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dakota Access Pipeline, fossil fuel business, Standing Rock, Trump Administration )

Judy
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
The struggle in Standing Rock reflects the universal tensions and conflicts between the interests of capitalism and the interests of people and Mother Earth
Saturday & Sunday Smiles & Smirks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cake, Crowds, Metro Transit )

Joanne
- 14 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog chock full of FACTS. No joking needed, the facts smirk for themselves.
Welcome to Donald Trump's Ignorant America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Trump, priorities, culture, ignorance, dishonesty, government, ethics, republicans, usa )

Cal
- 1 day ago - rollingstone.com
Arts and humanities get at the truth of things âEUR" so naturally Trump's administration plans to defund them
The Guardian View on Donald Trump's Inauguration: A Declaration of Political War - Editorial
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Inauguration Day, Inaugural address, be afraid, Donald Trump )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The presidential handover observed all the usual civilities, but the tone of Trump's speech marked a frightening change in America. In 1933, Roosevelt challenged the world to overcome fear. In 2017, Mr Trump told the world to be very afraid.
A Look Back
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Washington Post, staffers, inspiring, moments )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A week off for the Furies, and a look back for us.
It's Not Just Washington - DENOUNCE TRUMP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans' rights, health care, livelihoods )

Linda
- 18 hours ago - go.dlcc.org
When Obama took office with a Dem Congress he met a wall of Repug opposition that delayed progress for yrs. If we want to stop Trumps extreme agenda & defend the progress of the past 8 yrs we have to start in the states & we must be unrelenting
And Now It's Mourning in America ...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #44, #45, Mourning in America )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName. A memoir.
Pictures From WomenâEUR(TM)s Marches Around the World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Resist, World, Women's marches! )

David
- 20 hours ago - nytimes.com
Thank you Women (and the men who supported them, too).....and Thank you World!
BIG CHANGE IN WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government )

Rudica
- 1 day ago - cnet.com
DEMAND HE PUT THEM BACK ON. THIS IS JUST THE START OF TAKING AWAY CIVIL RIGHTS. WE PAY THEIR SALARIES, THEY WORK FOR US...ALL OF US. FYI: HE ALSO CLOSED DOWN THE COMMENT LINE. THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH FOUR LETTER WORDS TO DESCRIBE HIM AND HIS REGIME!
How the World Reacted to Trump's Inauguration as US President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, inauguration, Donald Trump, Germany, Mexico, Taiwan, China, France, UK, Canada, Russia, Iran )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
Caution in China, sorrow and anger in Mexico, cork-popping in Moscow - here are some of the global responses to Friday's power handover
A Thank You Petition to Bidens and Obamas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: thank you, Obama, Biden, USA )

David
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thank You -- President Barack and First Lady Michelle and Daughters, Vice President Joe and Second Lady Jill & Family -- 8 good years!
Trump Press Secretary Blasts Media for Reporting Facts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

T.L.
- 2 hours ago - cnbc.com
In his maiden voyage as the Trump adminstrations chief press liaison,Spicer harangued the press corps for at least four of the five minutes he stood before them
The Generations of Women Who Led the Way for Saturday's March
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, activism, history, SusanBAnthony, americans, politics, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
On Saturday, when as many as 2 million women -- and men --take to the streets in Washington, D.C., and around the world for the WomenâEUR(TM)s March, they will be following in the footsteps of women who have marched for progressive causes and civil rights at l
Boston Globe: Ducklings in Public Garden Don Pink Knitted Hats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, inauguration, protests, "pussy hats", "Make Way For Ducklings" statues, Boston )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - bostonglobe.com
By Thursday morning, the articles of clothing gracing the bronze birds took on a more political tone: on each of their tiny heads were the knitted pink "pussy hats" that thousands of people planned to wear during nationwide protests of President-elect
Hightower: We Can Beat Back the Reign of Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, activism, progressives, action )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Don't agonize, organize! Rise up, resist, raise hell!
What You Need to Know About Trump's First Speech as President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Inaugural address, Donald Trump, policies, economy, Climate Change, health care, justice, national security, immigration, gender )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
Guardian US writers examine President Trump's take on national security, the economy, climate change, healthcare, justice, immigration and gender.
So, Your World Is Falling Apart. Here's How to Build It Up Again.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Resisting Trump, civil disobedience, guide to activism, activism, usa, politics )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - grist.org
Grist has spent the past month talking to people who have been quietly working to maintain progress and asked them how you, someone who has no idea what youâEUR(TM)re doing
VUTB AM Edition 1-21-17 #TheResistance #StrongerTogether
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, activism, resistance )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The problem we have facing us now is unbelievably difficult if today is any indication. Not minutes after the illegitimate fool took his lying oath he was signing s##t and his minions were ripping things out and down.
President Trump's 'America First' Slogan Was Popularized By Nazi Sympathizers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, politics, military, media, propaganda, ethics )

Wilde
- 22 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The ominous history of the new administration's watchwords.During the early 1930s, as the Nazis consolidated control over Germany, the U.S. media baron William Randolph Hearst began touting the slogan "America First" against President Franklin Roosevelt
Democrats Reject Her, But They Helped Pave the Road to Education Nominee DeVos
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, propaganda, politics, lies, corruption, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, democrats, republicans, media, economy )

Wilde
- 22 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Democrats have in recent years sounded - and acted - a lot like Republicans in advancing corporate education reform,which seeks to operate public schools as if they were businesses,not civic institutions. (This dynamic isn't limited to education!!!)
 

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