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Bernie Blasts Republican Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, GOP Hate, racism, Trump, video )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
No Budget, No Pay!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US budget, spending, taxes, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - action.nolabels.org
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.
Open Thread - 1/22/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 5 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See my articles here, or visit Politics Plus for these and for articles from the Sasquatch, Nameless, JD the Erynator, and Lona the Napster.
TAKE ACTION: Join the Movement to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Prison, Human Rights )

Dogan
- 21 hours ago - act.reprieve.org.uk
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 )

Freya
- 1 day ago - action.citizen.org
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.
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 )

Lone
- 10 hours ago - canadians.org
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
The Time for Excuses Is Over | American Civil Liberties Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, shut down, politics, DREAM Act )

Nita
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
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 )

Dogan
- 20 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
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
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Who Lost Her Legs in Iraq, Calls Trump âEUR~a Five-Deferment Draft DodgerâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Democrats, military, strong, strong woman )

David
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
This video needs to be shared over and over with anyone who says Democrats are not supportive of the military..........
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 )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
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...
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 )

Nita
- 14 hours ago - politicususa.com
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.
PETITION - Sign the Petition: Save the Freedom of the Press From Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedom of the press, Trump, media, DICTATORS. abuse, americans, corruption, government, ethics, freedoms, media, usa )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - dailykos.com
Attacking the media is an old tactic that brutal dictators used, and if we are not vigilant we will lose these vital protections in the Trump era.
Schumer and McConnell Ignore Trump And Work On Their Own Deal To End Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, democrats, republicans, Trump )

Nita
- 14 hours ago - politicususa.com
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.
The Navy Built a 'Fast, Agile' Warship for $440M. It's Been Stuck in Ice Since Christmas Eve
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oceans, world, environment, climate, weather, water, usa, war, military, religion, violence, culture )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The commissioning of the USS Little Rock was held in Buffalo last month,on a day so cold that people's breath billowed through the air as they spoke.It might have been a sign."We commend this ship,to your care and divine providence,"the chaplain said
Richest One Percent Banked 82 Percent of Wealth Created in 2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy )

Wayne
- 23 hours ago - dw.com
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.
Undocumented Irish Caught In Trump's Immigration Dragnet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, republicans, democrats, immigration, politics, congress, usa )

Frank
- 4 hours ago - npr.org
The Trump administration has been aggressively deporting foreign nationals home around the globe, from Somalia to Slovakia.
PETITION - Asking for a Hearing of the FOPA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FOPA, hearing, florida orca protection act, americans, usa )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - action.aldf.org
Use the form to submit a comment to Representative Raschein politely urging her to schedule a hearing for HB 1305, the Florida Orca Protection Act.
Dallas-Area GOP Files Suit to Kick 128 Dems Off Ballot Over Petition Signatures | TheHill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, democrats, republicans )

Nita
- 10 hours ago - thehill.com
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.
PETITION INCLUDED - Congress Quietly Pushing Bill To Require National Biometric ID For ALL Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, media, military, politics, propaganda, terrorism, usa, constitution, police state, congress, tyranny and dictatorship, total surveillance and tracking of citiz, biometrics, ID, bill, law, Totalitaria )

Ricardo
- 2 hours ago - activistpost.com
Earlier this month, Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA-6] introduced H.R.4760 âEUR" Securing AmericaâEUR(TM)s Future Act of 2018, a sweeping bill that entails everything from Education and the Workforce to Homeland Security to the military. Also, tucked away in......
Roe Made Abortions Legal, But It Doesn't Keep Women And Providers Safe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, violence, safety, war, propaganda, politics, lies, religion, sadness, freedoms, ethics, law, risks, protection, treatment, u.s. )

Wilde
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.com
Before 1973's Roe v. Wade, the problems were dangerous abortions and unequal access to safe abortions. Forty-five years after the landmark Supreme Court case, we still have the problem of unequal access, now exacerbated by a national, coordinated effort t
   

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