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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 2/22/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 10 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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.
Petition - Condemn Raffle of AR-15 By Republican Congressional Candidate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congressional candidate, support, armed people, School Shootings, awareness, Gun lobbyists, safety standards, stronger regulations, semi-automatic weapons, prevention of armed violence, stronger protection laws, public safety )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Stop the AR-15 giveaway raffle for congressional support. Kansas Republican congressional candidate Tyler Tannahill has announced an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle giveaway. Apparently, his goal is to raise awareness of his platform to support the second...
Add Your Name: Trump, We Won't Stand for This Attack on Our Health Care!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, attack on health care, planned parenthood, Trump administration, abuse, americans, corruption, government, healthcare, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Add your name and stand with Planned Parenthood. Make sure the Trump administration knows we won't stand by silently while he strips care from millions.
5 Places Hypocritical Republicans Ban Guns for Their Own Personal Safety | Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hypocrites, guns )

Nita
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
We can gauge GOP disingenuousness on the gun issue just by noting all the places Republican politicians frequent where weapons are banned. Pointing out their hypocrisy has never helped to shame the GOP into decency, but it's worth a review nonetheless.
How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, tax scam, housing cutbacks, rental assistance, Trumps harsh budget )

Sheryl
- 11 hours ago - thenation.com
The presidents budget proposal is a shocking assault on millions of people who rely on rental assistance. That this could occur alongside the trillion-dollar handout Republicans have given to very wealthy Americans is downright obscene.
Jimmy Fallon Updates Bob Dylan   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Wayne
- 20 hours ago - youtube.com
"Weak is the man who calls truth fake news"
Can Trump's Neocons Exploit Russiagate?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, world, Russiagate, hawks, neocons, militarist agenda, Aaron Maté, Max Blumenthal )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - youtu.be
However much Russiagate may annoy Trump personally, administration officials like H.R. McMaster are seizing on it to advance a militarist agenda at home and abroad. Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss
Marco Rubio and Student Survivors.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies, government, elections, cover-up, corruption, ethics, congress, dishonesty )

Mitchell
- 10 hours ago - nationofchange.org
Rubio needs to be defeated the next tim he runs for office, any office!!
Tell Congress: End Legalized Corruption!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbying, greed, crime, fraud, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Legalized corruption is prevalent across our government - and the stakes are sometimes life and death. The revolving door between government and special interests weakens critical laws and puts Americans at risk.
The Pentagon Wants to Spend $716 Billion Next Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, government spending, waste, defense )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
And it is justifying that by playing on fear.
The Border Patrol Is Going Deeper and Deeper Into the U.S. Mainland and Running Wild
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, Border Patrol, ICE, freedoms, Immigrant Rights )

Nita
- 1 day ago - splinternews.com
The New York Times reported on Wednesday that a Trump administration directive that allows local supervisors to authorize random searches has led to a rise in those searches far from the border.
It's Time to End Partisan Gerrymandering!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voter districts, voting, fraud, corruption, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - signherenow.org
For too long, politicians have been drawing district lines behind closed doors, allowing politicians to serve special interests instead of people without fear of losing an election.
McConnell, Deep in the "Russia Thing!"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies, obama, elections, cover-up, corruption, ethics, government, dishonesty, congress, crime )

Mitchell
- 4 hours ago - dailykos.com
McConnell, sadly, stopped Pres. Obama from going public, in July of 2016, and here is some of that story.
   

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