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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 1/21/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 22 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 4 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. This is today's only article from me.
No Budget, No Pay!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US budget, spending, taxes, bills, petitions )

- 22 hours ago -
It seems as though Congress just can't get to an agreement on anything. Our government is now in a shutdown that is estimated to cost us $6.5 billion per week if members of Congress can't find a way to work together.
TAKE ACTION: Join the Movement to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Prison, Human Rights )

- 12 hours ago -
we launched a joint legal action with the Center for Constitutional Rights to demand that Guantanamo detainees are finally given the basic rights they deserve. But we need to do more to get Guantanamo back on the agenda, and we need your help.
Say No to Citizens United 2.0!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, corruptions, church-state separation, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are plotting to win legislative passage of "Citizens United 2.0" - a measure that would enable churches and charities to function as tax-deductible Dark Money organizations.
The Time for Excuses Is Over | American Civil Liberties Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, shut down, politics, DREAM Act )

- 1 day ago -
Trump's shutdown is a crucial moment for Dreamers. Sign our letter to say enough is enough -- it's time for a long-term budget that includes the Dream Act.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Governors: DonâEUR(TM)t Help Trump Destroy Medicaid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: medicare, healthcare, healthcare, Donald Trump )

- 11 hours ago -
Donald Trump is leaning on false, racialized stereotypes about lazy welfare beneficiaries to gin up hatred and steal health care from countless Americans. The ultimate goal is to leave Americans dependent on big corporations and cruel bosses
The Prison Industrial Complex âEUR" Another Form of Extreme Racism and Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, dishonesty, government, media, politics, ethics, usa, prison, slavery and racism, corporate making a buck, profit, incentive to lock down people )

- 17 hours ago -
Prison is big business, and working prisoners are a corporationâEUR(TM)s dream. Prisoners are being contracted for work right now on a massive scale, and despite the alarming and unsustainable growth of inmate numbers in the United States, incentive to...
UPDATE/PETITION - Should Trump Be Allowed to Attend the G7 Summit?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, g7 summit, canada, petition, RCMP, americans, government, usa )

- 1 hour ago -
This petition is important because it might be one of the few ways people can express their opposition to this visit given they will not be allowed to protest within sight of Trump but only in RCMP designated 'free speech areas
Democrats Asked 16 Times In 24 Hours To End The Trump Shutdown And Republicans Said No
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, news, politics, democrats, republicans )

- 5 hours ago -
House Democrats have asked ten times, and Senate Democrats have asked six times to reopen the government. The Republican answer has been to say no to every request.
Richest One Percent Banked 82 Percent of Wealth Created in 2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy )

- 14 hours ago -
The World Inequality Report revealed that the bottom 50 percent of US income earners have zero wealth growth over the past 37 years, the bottom 90 percent have very limited growth; earnings of the top 1 percent has tripled to $1.3 million/year.
Schumer and McConnell Ignore Trump And Work On Their Own Deal To End Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, democrats, republicans, Trump )

- 6 hours ago -
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer are cutting Trump out of the conversation and working on their own DACA deal that would end the government shutdown.
BREAKING: FIVE MONTHS Worth of Peter Strzok Text Messages GO MISSING - FBI Cites Mystery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 4 hours ago -
Additional text messages sent and received by disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok have been handed over to Congress, reports the Associated Press. In yet another twist to the Peter Strzok saga, the FBI failed to hand over a block of the agents text messages
Twitter Just Emailed 677,775 Users Who Interacted With Russian Bots During The Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
Twitter has taken it upon themselves to remind everyone that Russian influence is why Donald Trump won the election and most certainly not the fact that the DNC ran a candidate who, along with her charity, continues to be under active investigation by t
Facebook Begins to Rank News Outlets, Promoting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 3 hours ago -
Facebook announced today they will start ranking US news outlets and promote news from reputable outlets.
NSA/ FBI AND DOJ Explosive Findings
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago -
We have treason committed at the highest levels of the FBI and Department of Justice and the Democratic National Committee.
Rep Lee Zeldin and Rep Ralph Norman Discuss The House Intelligence FISA Memo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago -
The majority of Americans are in an abusive relationship with the Justice Department. A large minority of Americans enjoy watching the abuser attack the majority. This is the reality. This reality is how the Department of Justice can continue their abusiv
Dallas-Area GOP Files Suit to Kick 128 Dems Off Ballot Over Petition Signatures | TheHill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, democrats, republicans )

- 1 hour ago -
Donovan said that the party has assembled a legal team and is prepared to fight the lawsuit, which alleges that Donovan personally signed only a small fraction of the petitions.
Twitter Looks Stupid Accusing Account Started in 2017 of Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago -
The 2017 Liquid IQ account was definitely not spreading Russian propaganda during the 2016 US presidential election on twitter, unless Liquid IQ magically found a way to follow Russian trolls on twitter without having an actual twitter profile.
Mainstream Media Tries To Ignore BOMBSHELL FISA Abuse Memo As Illegal FBI And DOJ Spying On Trump Campaign Set To Be Exposed!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago -
The bombshell memo could END the Mueller investigation and prove illegal spying on the Trump campaign.
Fake News Roundup: CNN, ABC, MSNBC, FOX News; Leaks, Lies & Hysteria   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago -
Trump/Russia Collusion?; CNN Bias, Russia Hysteria, Leaks, Hearsay, and Hysteria.
FISAgate: The Democratic Party Is Finally Over, Deep State in a Free-Fall Collapse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 39 minutes ago -
Why did the Democrats really shut down the government? Because of the FISA Memo.

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