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Personal Update - 3/24/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend. Still out sick.
Secret Service Can Not Afford The Trump Familys Lifestyle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Angie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
President Donald Trumps frequent travel, large family and unusual living situation are apparently weighing heavily on the Secret Services budget. The agency recently asked for $60 million more, but was told no.
TRUMPCARE DEAD! Trump Pulls Vote On Obamacare Repeal In Devastating Setback
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans )

Angie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The president had demanded a vote, but Paul Ryan could not deliver the majority the bill needed.
State Department to Approve Keystone Pipeline Permit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Trump administration, Keystone XL pipeline )

Judy
- 1 day ago - politico.com
The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Monday, reversing one of former President Barack Obama's most politically charged environmental decisions, according to two sources with knowledge of the plan.
U.S. Senate Votes to Overturn Obama Broadband Privacy Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, lies, corruption )

Rob
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Democratic Senator Ed Markey said, Republicans have just made it easier for AmericanâEUR(TM)s sensitive information about their health, finances and families to be used, shared, and sold to the highest bidder without their permission.
Rasmea Odeh Will Be Deported But Serve No Time Under Plea Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rasmea Yousef Odeh, news, media, propaganda, lies, government, cover-up, americans, abuse, immigration, Israeli crimes against Palestinians-huma, occupation abuses-crimes, usa, constitution, freedoms, activists, women, violence, crime )

Jess
- 8 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Rasmeas choice today was not easy, but nothing in this journey has been, and our support continues to be critical, the defense committee said
Trump In A Truck WHAT WHAT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans )

Angie
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Americas health care is in shambles, but yay, trucks!
MSNBCs Lawrence ODonnell: Trump Is The Laziest, Most Ignorant President In History
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans )

Angie
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Lawrence ODonnell went after President Donald Trump on Thursday night for giving up so quickly on health care reform.
Sign NRDC's Solidarity Pledge Against The Keystone XL!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump administration, Keystone XL Pipeline, NRDC, climate time bomb, americans, economy, government, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Trump administration has approved the disastrous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline âEUR" and NRDC is fighting back in court to defuse this ticking climate time bomb.
DonâEUR(TM)t Repeat Exxon Valdez in the Arctic Ocean!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: arctic ocean, Trump, senate, cabinet, alaska, oceans, stop the arctic ocean drilling act, americans, government, republicans )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - act.alaskawild.org
Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s cabinet makes it more important than ever for the Senate to stand up for AlaskaâEUR(TM)s oceans. Urge Senate leaders to co-sponsor the Stop the Arctic Ocean Drilling Act to keep the Arctic Ocean safe from a tragedy
The Filth of North Dakota
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Winona LaDuke, Oceti Sakowin Camp, North Dakota authorities, Governor Burgum, DAPL, Water Protectors, pollution )

Judy
- 4 hours ago - laprogressive.com
"...the state [had] removed all sanitation support to the thousands of people who came to live in the 14th largest city in the state of North Dakota." PLEASE READ this eloquent, stinging indictment of the Gov. and authorities of ND by Winona LaDuke!
The Fearless Leader Fizzles!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, republicans, dishonesty, elections, ethics )

Mitchell
- 1 hour ago - rollcall.com
"Obamacre," for the "forseeable future," as Mr. Dealmaker can't put it together, no matter how he rants and threatens. "Incompetent?" did I hear someone say "Incompetent?" Funny how that connects with "Empty Orange," as in Empty of competence!
The Multibillion-Dollar US Spy Agency You Haven't Heard Of.Pdf
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, politics )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
"Despite its lack of name recognition, the NGAâEUR(TM)s headquarters is the third-largest building in the Washington metropolitan area, bigger than the CIA headquarters and the U.S. Capitol." Peace.
US Senate Votes to Allow Sale of People's Browsing History Without Consent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: internet, privacy, surveillance, data, advertisement, sale, usa )

Johan
- 11 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Internet service providers have a lot to gain from the Senate's decision, which will almost certainly lead to them getting the green light to sell people's web data to advertising companies without permission.
Sesame Street V. Trump: The Show's Long History of Mocking 'Donald Grump'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sesame Street, Donald Grump, Trump, government, elections, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 4 hours ago - usatoday.com
Before Donald Trump was president, he was a trash-hurling Muppet on Sesame Street.
Trump Is Trying to Take Credit for a Jobs Announcement Charter Made Months Ago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taking credit, liar, incompetence for office )

Rob
- 3 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
There is little evidence to suggest the Trump administration played a major role in securing those commitments. Charter had announced those intended hires as far back as October, and the jobs, which will largely be filled by customer service workers.
US Probe of Ex Trump Aide Extends to Cyprus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, trump campaign )

Rob
- 23 hours ago - apnews.com
The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, in the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a haven for money laundering by Russian billionaires.
Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, government )

Rob
- 5 hours ago - nytimes.com
Senate Democrats on Thursday vowed to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch.
Devin Nunes Has Jeopardized the Oversight Role of Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: russian probe, cover-up, republicans )

Rob
- 5 hours ago - thehill.com
Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has defaced basic constitutional principles, and it is not certain that he even understands the significance of what he has done.
Healthcare Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime, republicans )

Rudica
- 10 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Threats! Here we are! Trump threatens and they become cowards. What happened to the rape case that involved Trump that was suppose to come to court in December and all those women who accused him of sexual misconduct? has money & contacts? treason?
Men Discussion of Women's Healthcare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Rudica
- 9 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
CNN comment: All WHITE MEN, the only brown in the room, is the table. No it's the noses of all those WHITE MEN.
Five Months, Eight Prominent Russians Dead
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump regime, cover-up, republicans )

Rob
- 5 hours ago - cnn.com
The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November 8.
The Rising Tide Of Tensions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, republicans )

Timothy
- 3 hours ago - writerscafe.org
What the United States has to realize is that Trump has no intention of making America great.
The U.S. Senate Just Sold Out Your Internet Privacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, government, media, politics, Senate, privacy, internet history, profiling, selling your habits )

Ricardo
- 1 hour ago - theeventchronicle.com
Despite widespread disapproval from constituents, S.J.Res 34 has passed the United States Senate with a vote of 50-48, with two absent votes. Earlier today, at 12:25 Eastern March 23, 2017, the US Senate voted on S.J.Res 34, and will use the....
FBI Gathered Facial Recognition Data in Secrecy for Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, military, politics, SupremeCourt, FBI, facial recognition data, surveillance, privacy, biometric databases, totalitarian regime, no privacy )

Ricardo
- 57 minutes ago - activistpost.com
A representative of the FBI was grilled by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the agencyâEUR(TM)s growing biometric database. Washington D.C. âEUR" On Wednesday the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform....
Police Now âEUR~SeeâEUR(TM) Through Walls and Know If YouâEUR(TM)re Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, lies, politics, police, surveillance, spying, 1984 orwellian totalitarian state, homes, technology )

Ricardo
- 54 minutes ago - theeventchronicle.com
Police forces increasingly are taking advantage of the technology behind military equipment initially designed for combat. Sometimes, though, the police might be coy about which of these gadgets they use to protect and serve. USA Today reports...
 

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