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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 7/4/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Bernie Sanders Will End the IMF's Economic Violence in Greece and Africa
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections, ethics, government, politics, u.s., africa, europe, media, society, world )

Joanne
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many people want to know more about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' foreign policy agenda. We should recognize the fact that Bernie Sanders is the only presidential candidate who is talking about what the IMF is doing to Greece.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Labor Department: Americans Want Overtime Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, overtime pay, labor department, americans )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
"Enact a strong overtime pay rule granting time-and-a-half pay to employees making less than, at the least, $50,400 per year, and closing loopholes that allow big businesses to escape overtime obligations."
Just A Few Important Words About The 'Declaration Of Independence'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: history, luly 4. Independence Day, politics, news )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - npr.org
It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics to think about the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
There's a Donald Trump Pinata Now and It's Huge in Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, media, politics, war, lies, elections, candidates )

Milde
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The Pinateria Ramirez also has a version of the Trump pinata showing Trump wearing a crown and pageant sash emblazoned "Miss Stupid," a nod toward Univision and NBC dropping coverage of the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants after Trump's comments
Latest Tally Shows Raging Assault on Reproductive Rights Nationwide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Politics, Pro-Choice, freedoms, Women's Rights, Civil Liberties, Theocrats, Invasion of Privacy, Republicans Suck )

EARTHDAY
- 12 hours ago - commondreams.org
Since the start of the year, state legislatures have enacted no fewer than 51 anti-choice measures nationwide.
Bernie Sanders Sees Poll Surge After Series of Record-Breaking Appearances
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, candidates, Bernie Sanders, progressives, democrats, politics, government, news )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - rawstory.com
Bernie Sanders has more than halved the gap with Hillary Clinton in the early-voting state of Iowa, according to a new poll which shows the left-wing insurgent building on his recent record-breaking public appearances with growing support among key ...
'$5 Friday (or Buy Bernie Lunch)'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - secure.actblue.com
We're fundraising at ActBlue for $5 Friday (or Buy Bernie Lunch). Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't depending on corporate donations. His campaign is Our campaign!
Reporter Tries to Blow Whistle on Lobbyists, Gets Escorted Out By Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbyists, lobbying, bribes, corruption, secrecy )

Freya
- 1 day ago - represent.us
Politicians accepting all-expenses-paid retreats from high-powered lobbyists. A bill written under cloak of darkness and voted on without the public even knowing. This isn't some Orwellian dream, itâEUR(TM)s happening right here in America.
REPEAL the Oak Flat Land Exchange!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, government corruption, ethics )

Linda
- 7 hours ago - gofundme.com
The San Carlos Apache are heading to DC to fight a rider on the Defense budget bill giving Oak Flat, their most sacred religious site, to Rio Tinto, a foreign mining company to create the largest copper mine in North America. Please consider a donation
Obama: Repubs Almost Have Enough Candidates for 2016 to Throw Their Own 'Hunger Games'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Americans, elections, candidates, republicans, politics, news, government, media )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - rawstory.com
President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates on Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his successor in 2016.
Ted Cruz Calls for US to Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, candidates, republicans, Ted Cruz, Israel, UN, Palestine, Gaza, Israeli war crimes, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - rawstory.com
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called Friday for the U.S. to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), after the body voted to condemn Israel's conduct during the 2014 war in Gaza.
A Bird Of Courage And A Bash In Denmark: The July 4 You Didn't Know - NPR
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, propaganda, dishonesty, ethics, constitution, americans, economy, freedoms )

Milde
- 3 hours ago - npr.org
US Independence Day is typically filled with revelry. But if you're destined to spend your holiday at, say, a company cookout, here are five things you may not have known about Independence Day that you can use as conversation starters:
Clinton V. Sanders: One LiberalâEUR(TM)s Point Of View
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary, Bernie )

Deborah
- 1 hour ago - samuel-warde.com
If youâEUR(TM)re a political junkie on social media, youâEUR(TM)ve seen the camps. ThereâEUR(TM)s the Hillary camp, and thereâEUR(TM)s the Bernie camp. For the few who still donâEUR(TM)t get it: Bernie Sanders is running as a Democrat âEUR" not as an Independent.
An Orginal America,American Tradition:Playing Games-Pin The Tail ON The Donkey!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, SupremeCourt, republicans, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, government, lies, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, healt )

O O
- 1 hour ago - youtube.com
The Truth ABOUT America,& The American-Party System. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wz_0utCrm0&featur e=youtu.be
How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Hand Corporations the Reins to Our Government - In These Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, could kill our country )

Deborah
- 1 hour ago - inthesetimes.com
Provisions of the trade agreement could provide corporations with even greater influence over domestic policy decisions.
FOCUS: Charles Pierce | American Pride in Confederate Treason
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, democrats, government, republicans, freedoms, u.s. )

Cheryl A
- 54 minutes ago - readersupportednews.org
Pierce writes: "In which a majority of Americans think the Confederate flag symbolizes Southern pride, not racism." It only took 15 votes to reverse Reconstruction...peace.
CanadaâEUR(TM)s Top 10 List of America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, media, news, obama, politics, propaganda, Govtfearmongering, ethics, freedoms, government, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, SupremeCourt, terrorism, troops, americans, abuse, candidates )

O O
- 38 minutes ago - conservativebyte.com
CanadianâEUR(TM)s Version of David LettermanâEUR(TM)s Top 10. PLEASE DONâEUR(TM)T KEEP THIS âEUR" SEND IT OUT TO YOUR ENTIRE Pro Original America LIST.
   

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