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Police Officer Who Shot Unarmed Australian Justine Damond Walks Out of Jail!! PETITION to Sign.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police brutality, gun violence, Justine Damond )

- 12 hours ago -
Mohamed Noor, who faces charges of murder & manslaughter, posted $520,000 bond Wednesday evening and left the Hennepin County Jail!
Sign the Petition: Stop Interviewing Kellyanne Conway. She Uses Her Media Appearances to Break the Law.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, abuse, dishonesty, Hatch Act )

- 1 day ago -
Kellyanne Conway broke federal law when she used her official government capacity to go on Fox News to promote Ivanka Trump's clothing line. She later violated the Hatch Act by using her government job to promote Republican Roy Moore.
Tell Democrats: Don't Help Republicans Fix the #TrumpTaxScam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, economic injustice, Congress, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Republicans forced through the #TrumpTaxScam in a hurried rush with no hearings, no expert witnesses, no Democratic input and no oversight - and now they are paying the price.
Trump For President? His Worst Decision Ever!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, news, politics, lies, elections, cover-up, corruption, crime, ethics, abuse, propaganda, dishonesty )

- 23 hours ago -
Here come Da Judge! Here come Da Judge! Please se the first comment.
Trump Boasts of Killer Arms Sales in Meeting With Saudi Dictator, Using Cartoonish Charts   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, foreign policy, economics, arms sales, 2020 elections, Saudi Arabia, crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, Yemen, humanitarian crisis, destruction, starvation, disease )

- 1 day ago -
President Donald Trump has removed the mask on U.S. foreign policy and dispelled any illusions that it is based on human rights, rather than economic interests. These billions of dollars of U.S. weapons are being used to massacre Yemeni civilians
My Gun Law Reform Wish List
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun laws, requirements, control, practical, wish list, doable, NRA, insurance, registration, control )

- 18 hours ago -
No-exception background checks; full ban on all semi-automatic, centrefiire, gas-powered, high velocity AR-style firearms & high-capacity detachable; Mandatory liability insurance on all firearms, required for registration ... and other viable practical
Trump Is Going to This Court!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, lies, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
The Orange One is going to reap that which he has sewn?
Trump's Next National Security Adviser, John Bolton, Is As Dangerous As You Remembered
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, republicans, socialsecurity, politics, military )

- 13 hours ago -
One of the most notorious advocates for the Iraq War is set to advise the president on U.S. foreign policy
Tell Congress: Don't Build a New Federal Prison on a Toxic Former Coal-Mining Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, coal mine, health, medical issues, carcinogens )

- 1 day ago - joins with the Prison Ecology Project, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons, and allies to oppose the construction of a new federal prison in Letcher County, Kentucky, to be built on top of a toxic former coal-mining site.
The Irony Of Joe Biden Trying To Protect Women By Threatening Donald Trum
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, media, ethics, government, dishonesty, elections, war )

- 13 hours ago -
Because responding to violence against women with more violence is, well, not the answer. Former Vice President Joe Biden was speaking at a rally against sexual violence on Tuesday night when he said he would have "beat the hell out of" President Trump
Congress: Pass the Secure Elections Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voters, polls, security, petitions )

- 15 hours ago -
In 2016 we witnessed an all-out assault on our democracy by way of election meddling at an unprecedented scale from Russia. We are still reeling from the damage done in 2016 and understanding the scale of the Russian attack.
Tell the Senate: Armed Federal Agents Should Not Be Allowed at Polling Places
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, elections, polls, civil rights, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
Trump is attacking our voting rights again, and Republican lapdogs are helping him do it. They have snuck a provision into legislation to reauthorize the Department of Homeland Security to allow deploying armed agents to monitor polling places.
Federal Ruling Could Set Dangerous Precedent Allowing Law Enforcement Access to WhatsApp
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, usa, media, news, freedoms, ethics, government, dishonesty, politics, federal court, law enforcement, whatsapp access, privacy violations, encryption, NSA spying and surveillance )

- 13 hours ago -
A recently unsealed ruling shows a federal judge granted the U.S. government permission to spy on a user of WhatsApp âEUR" what does this mean for users of the popular encrypted messaging app? In early March a federal judge overturned a lower courtâEUR(TM)s..
Buy American: Trump to Boost Exports of Lethal US Drones to Create Jobs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, war, military, ethics, media, news, terrorism, troops, usa, government, american drones, warfare, Trump, exports, jobs )

- 13 hours ago -
With drone warfare a hot business in recent years, the US has kept a careful handle on who they allow to buy US-made lethal drones. Reports suggest thatâEUR(TM)s about to change, with President Trump set to ease the rules substantially, opening up sales..
Police Facial Recognition Smartphones Will Be Used to Create Secret Watchlists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, news, usa, police, facial recognition, smartphones, secret watch lists, tyranny of surveillance, lock down prison, biometrics, data works )

- 13 hours ago -
A company called Dataworks Plus has developed a portable facial and fingerprint biometric scanner for law enforcement. The âEUR~EvolutionâEUR(TM) is a portable facial and fingerprint smartphone that police can use to identify everyone. It is multi...
ItâEUR(TM)s Not Only The Vegas Casinos Which Reap Financial Gain But Also The Courts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, ethics, dishonesty, usa, politics, freedoms, government, courts, vegas, casinos, financial gain )

- 12 hours ago -
In 2006, the Los Angeles Times ran a series on judges in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Times found that Las Vegas judges were regularly influenced by monied parties and that there existed âEURoean extensive pattern of financial and personal links among Las....
Trump Wakes Up Early to Rage More at Mueller Than Austin Bomber
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump administration, corruption, dishonesty, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
Trump spent just 13 words on the Austin bomber Wednesday morning, but used 10 times as many words to attack special counsel Robert Mueller just minutes later.
Why Mike Pompeo Could Be Even Worse for the Environment Than Rex Tillerson
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump administration, Islamophobic, Koch Brothers, fossil fuels )

- 1 day ago -
As Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson was one of the most blatant revolving-door cases in the Trump administration and a clear sign that Trump's government was of, by and for the fossil fuel industry. But make no mistake: Mike Pompeo could be far worse.
Nuclear Contradictions, Hypocrisy and Absurdities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, world, nuclear weapons, world, politics, news )

- 11 hours ago -
Officially, the U.S. insists on a zero-tolerance policy regarding nuclear proliferation the spread of nuclear weapons technology. In reality, the world has nine nuclear armed powers today

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