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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 1/17/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

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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.
Avoiding a Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CHIP, DACA, GOP Incompetence, government shutdown )

- 13 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Petition-Stand Up for Dreamers | Generationprogress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DREAM Act, DACA and TPS, congress, democrats, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
It's up to Congress to pass meaningful reform where Donald Trump won't. Every day that Congress fails to act, 122 more dreamers lose their DACA protections.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #METOO movement, investigate trump )

- 1 day ago -
More than 300,000 people signed the petition demanding Congress investigate Trump's history of sexual harassment & assault. More than 100 members of Congress are calling for an investigation.
Seth Meyers - The Check In: Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Recovery   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Seth Meyers, Late Night Show, The Check-In, usa, Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, devastation, recovery, discrimination, Tax Bill, Donald Trump, Ben Carson )

- 10 hours ago -
Seth checks in on Puerto Rico's recovery efforts four months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island and left millions without electricity and clean drinking water
Petition-Make Paid Family Leave a Guarantee for ALL Working Families - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Family and Medical Leave Act, families, children, laws, freedoms )

- 1 day ago -
The time has come; we need to take action. With a national policy for paid family leave, we could give families the opportunity they need to not just survive, but to also thrive.
Petition-Tell Congress: Equality for All Women! - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Equal rights, equal rights for women, congress, freedoms, government, democrats, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
As an international leader in the pursuit of equal human rights, the US needs to set the example for the rest of the world. Ratification requires two-thirds of the Senate to vote in favor of it. Please see that you and your colleagues vote to help women.
Can the President Really Do That? Two UW Law Professors Give Answers in New Book
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, corruption, crime, ethics, government, law, politics, tRump, u.s. )

- 1 day ago -
Can the president single-handedly toss out environmental rules designed to combat global warming? Force states like Washington to help enforce federal immigration laws? Fire Robert Mueller?
U.S. Border Patrol Systematically Destroyed Water Supplies Left for Migrants in Desert, Report Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, media, news, politics, terrorism, usa, US border patrol, water supplies, migrants, desert )

- 9 hours ago -
A new report says that humanitarian groups working along the U.S. border with Mexico have documented the systematic destruction of thousands of jugs of water left for migrants trekking north through the desert âEUR" and that U.S. Border Patrol agents...
57 Years Ago Today, Eisenhower Predicted the Rise of the Military-Industrial ComplexâEUR"He Was Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, military, politics, terrorism, constitution, cover-up, ethics, lies, media, propaganda, troops, abuse, americans, Eisenhower, military-industrial complex, deep state, shadow government, NWO )

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Dwight Eisenhower predicted the very situation Americans face today that keeps us in a perpetual state of debt and war and he called it the military-industrial complex. On Jan. 17, 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower warned the world about the.....
CIA-Connected Amazon Turns Over A Record Amount Of Data To U.S. Law Enforcement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, news, politics, terrorism, dishonesty, Amazon a CIA front, data, law enforcement )

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AmazonâEUR(TM)s fifth transparency report has revealed that the company provided more customer data to U.S. law enforcement in the first half of last year than in its history with a shocking 1,936 different requests between January and June 2017, ZDNet...

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