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US Politics & Gov't

Part 2- "It's Even Worse Than You Think": David Cay Johnston on Trump's First Year in Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, propaganda, politics, media, lies, dishonesty, abuse )

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you point out in the book, the largest number of administrative positions and ambassadorial posts, possibly for any U.S. president, have been left empty by the Trump administration.So, first of all, could you talk about the positions that have not been f
David Cay Johnston: Trump Is Determined to Provoke War to Draw Focus From Racist & Erratic Behavior
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, media, military, propaganda, politics, lies, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, terrorism, government, ethics )

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The New York Times reports that the Pentagon is proposing widening the permissible use of nuclear weapons to include responding to cyberattacks and other non-nuclear attacks to U.S. infrastructure.The Pentagon has already outlined this expanded nuclear s
Samantha Bee From 1/17
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, Samantha Bee, satire, videos )

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It's that time of week again, so here are three excellent video clips from Sam's show last night. Enjoy!!
Open Thread - 1/18/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

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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.
Bill to Ban Orca Breeding Filed in House Faces Pushback From SeaWorld
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bill. banning orca breeding, SeaWorld, breeding, americans, government, usa )

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A bill that would outlaw the breeding and performing of killer whales in Florida has cleared the initial hurdle that kept it off the table last year: getting a lawmaker to file it in the first place.
Petition - Republicans Want to End the Investigation Into Trump's Russia Ties. We Cannot Let Them.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Trump, Russia ties, dishonesty, investigations, witnesses, right to know, disguise, systematic attacks, undermining, democracy, responsibilities )

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Republicans have sought every chance to delegitimize special counsel Robert Mueller. Now, they are ramping up their attempts to derail Mueller's inquiry into Trump's Russia ties with calls to shut down the parallel, ongoing congressional investigations,..
Trump Owes Us Money (With Video)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, dysfunctional, reality show, SAG-AFTRA, union minimum, americans )

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Trump has cast us all in his dysfunctional reality show: we deserve to be paid SAG-AFTRA union minimum for being on a network reality show, which is currently $3,239 per week. A check to every man, woman, child for $3,239/ wk until his presidency ends
Tell the Senate: Increase and Fix the House Relief Package for Puerto Rico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Relief, health, environment, power, infrastructure )

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The people of Puerto Rico desperately need this aid to restore power and meet their basic needs. I urge you send the federal aid necessary to help Puerto Rico recover sustainably.
Petition-Tell Congress: Equality for All Women! - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Equal rights, equal rights for women, congress, freedoms, government, democrats, republicans )

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As an international leader in the pursuit of equal human rights, the US needs to set the example for the rest of the world. Ratification requires two-thirds of the Senate to vote in favor of it. Please see that you and your colleagues vote to help women.
Petition-Make Paid Family Leave a Guarantee for ALL Working Families - The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Family and Medical Leave Act, families, children, laws, freedoms )

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The time has come; we need to take action. With a national policy for paid family leave, we could give families the opportunity they need to not just survive, but to also thrive.
Can the President Really Do That? Two UW Law Professors Give Answers in New Book
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, corruption, crime, ethics, government, law, politics, tRump, u.s. )

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Can the president single-handedly toss out environmental rules designed to combat global warming? Force states like Washington to help enforce federal immigration laws? Fire Robert Mueller?

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