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US Politics & Gov't

Video Appears to Show Trump Mocking the Physical Condition of a Reporter During a South Carolina Rally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, corrupted thinking, mean-spirited, uncaring, video, text )

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On Tuesday night at a rally in South Carolina, Donald Trump doubled down on his claim that people in New Jersey cheered after the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Petition: Republicans Need to Stop Undermining American Diplomacy, and Support the President in Paris!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Climate Denial, Climate Change, undermining the President, diplomacy, lobbyists, dishonesty, responsibility, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Politics has always stopped at the water's edge - but today's extremist Republicans will stop at nothing to undermine President Obama, even on the global stage. The U.N. Climate Change Conference, COP 21, begins in Paris on November 30.
Trump Asks His Supporters to Report on Their Neighbors: 'Most Likely You'Ll Be Wrong, But That's OK' @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, politics, elections, candidates, ethics, crime, abuse, lies, propaganda, freedoms, media, terrorism, rights, safety, violence, HumanRights )

- 20 hours ago -
There is a line between keeping a weather eye out for trouble and SWATing your new neighbors because you don't think a true American would pair that couch with those drapes. This statement sits nebulously in the middle, except that the most likely you'll
Black Friday Fun
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, democrats, elections, republicans, media, politics )

- 7 hours ago -
Post to TomCat's blog: These Are Either the Best or Worst Political Presents We've Ever Seen
On the Edge - 11/27/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 4 hours ago -
Personal news, 3 Short Takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
The Unprecedented Nightmare of Donald Trump: He's Actually a Fascist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, candidates, Republicans, GOP, tyranny. fascist, fascism )

- 1 day ago -
The bizarre spectacle of Trump's candidacy has one word on everyone's mind: Fascism.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Citizens United, elections )

- 17 hours ago -
President Obama: In the nearly 6 years since Citizens United, super PACs and undisclosed money have come to dominate elections.
Thanksgiving Not Popular for All Americans, Especially the Original Inhabitants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, USA, U.S., Thanksgiving, Native Americans, indigenous cultures, shite settlement, inhabitants )

- 9 hours ago -
As millions of Americans sit down to celebrate Thanksgiving today, some Native Americans are pushing back, urging the country to remember the implications of white settlement on indigenous cultures.
Jon Stewart HAMMERS Fox News for Attacking Food Stamp Recipients
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: public aid, food stamps, SNAP, charity, hypocrisy )

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Last night, Jon Stewart delivered an epic takedown of the utter hypocrisy of Fox News for attacking those on food stamps, while also making excuses for big corporations that drain a lot more money from our system.
The Myth of America's Golden Age
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Banksters, Bernie Saunders, economic policy, Economy, GOP Greed, GOP Lies, Hillary Clinton, inequality, InsaniTEA, Joseph E Stiglitz )

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There were alternative ways of rescuing the economy that were fairer and that would have resulted in a stronger economy. Conversations with Joseph E Stiglitz, Nobel prize for economics.
Foreign Policy Says Israel Lobby Donors Are Making Pro-Israel the New Circumcision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Jewish Community, Hillel, Zionist organization, end all U.S. aid to Israel, racism-apartheid, crimes against Palestinians, end the occupation of Palestine, BDS, Israel Lobby, news, media, usa, u.s. politics, americans )

- 1 day ago -
Another marker of change in the Mainstream media: Foreign Policy has run an article decrying the strong arm tactics of the Israel lobby and the orthodoxy of the campus organization Hillel International in support of Israel
IRS Goes After the Little Guy Increasingly
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, IRS, taxes, rich, poor )

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After all, isnt the IRS really about preventing people from becoming rich and protecting those who are currently rich?
More Mexicans Leave USA Than Come Here
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, cover-up, ethics, Mexico, world, poverty, jobs, ishonesty, economy, healthcare, housing, propaganda, lies, media, government, usa )

- 2 hours ago -
I worked with a Thai woman who wanted to go back there because she did not have to work as hard in Thailand as she did in the USA

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