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US Politics & Gov't

USA: What's Been Stopping The Left?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Left Wing, Right Wing, Donald Trump, democrats, republicans, americans, candidates, economy, housing, lies, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, troops, war )

- 1 day ago -
If progressive political parties had pursued a bolder agenda in the face of widening inequality and deepening economic anxiety, perhaps the rise of right-wing, nativist political movements might have been averted.
US Coast Guard Refuses to Stop Transgender People From Serving
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, America, transgender, LGBT rights, military, coast guard, Donald Trump, transgender ban, service people )

- 1 day ago -
The US Coast Guard is "committed" to allowing trans people to serve, its leader Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft told lawmakers on Tuesday. Donald Trump announced on Twitter last year that all trans servicepeople would be banned from the US armed forces.
Trump Moves to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, student loans, college, veterans, military, disabled, disability )

- 1 day ago -
The Department of Education will partner with the Department of Veteran Affairs to identify disabled student loan borrowers who are eligible for debt forgiveness.
What You Learn From a Life Surrounded By Troublemaking, Kickass Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: planned parenthood, women's health, abortion, women, politics, books, Cecile Richards, right to choose, feminism, 2018 )

- 1 day ago -
Why Planned Parenthoods Cecile Richards believes that now, more than ever, women are the most important political force in America. (Cecile Richards book 'Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, And Finding the Courage to Lead' is out now via Touchstone)
Michael Cohen's Long History of Shady and Criminal Associations @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, media, propaganda, lies, government, elections, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
Long before the president's attorney paid a porn star or had his office raided by the FBI,a pattern was established.If you've seen video or images of Michael Cohen,PresDonald Trump's personal attorney,they've been in locations more opulent than tawdry!!
Tell Congress to Fire Scott Pruitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, environment, EPA, petitions )

- 19 hours ago -
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is corrupt. His words and actions prove that he is strongly opposed to civil rights and environmental justice. He has even gone as far as actively working to tear apart our environmental protections.
Repeal the Trump-Republican Tax Scam for the Rich and Corporations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax plans, economic injustice, greed, petitions )

- 19 hours ago -
In order to block deep cuts to the critical services that protect working families and older Americans, we must repeal the Trump-Republican tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations.
List-Making as Resistance: Chronicling a Year of Damage Under Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, Republicans )

- 19 hours ago -
The Trump administration is in such destructive disarray that details of the damage often get lost or quickly buried in the president's churn of tweets - and his ability to issue shocking personal and policy statements.
How the US Occupied the 30% of Syria Containing Most of Its Oil, Water and Gas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, war, terrorism, propaganda, media, military, ethics, dishonesty, government, invasions and genocide, resources, Syria, illegal occupation, sovereignty )

- 1 day ago -
While gaining control of key resources for partitioning Syria and destabilizing the government in Damascus, the U.S.âEUR(TM) main goal in occupying the oil and water rich northeastern Syria is aimed not at Syria but at Iran. After the U.S. launched...
Pledge to Vote for Candidates Who Will Take Action to End the Violence.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun violence, gun laws, elections )

- 1 day ago -
Join us! Pledge to take action to hold our leaders accountable, and to elect new leaders who will act to end the gun violence that is plaguing our country.
Block Trump's War Cabinet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: warmongers, tRump cabinet, nominees, petitions )

- 19 hours ago -
Trump's new cabinet nominees risk putting us on paths to war with Iran and North Korea.
Global Anti War Protests Against US Led Aggression In Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Global Protests, Anti War, Anti Agression, USA, UK, France, Protests in Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, UK, US, Mexico, India, americans, democrats, republicans, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, media, military, news, usa, war )

- 1 day ago -
Cypriot protesters tell NATO go home, protest US/UK Syria bombing from KNews of Cyprus. Anti-war protesters marched in the U.S., India, Mexico, Chile, Turkey, Cyprus, the U.K. and other countries.
Open Thread - 4/20/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 6 hours ago -
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. This is my only article today
Comey Tells the GOP Bye-Bye, Now.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, crime, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, republicans, government, elections )

- 20 hours ago -
James Comey has told the GOP they no longer have any validity. Please see first comment.
Child Victim of Alleged Syrian Gas Attack Speaks Out, Says He Was Given Food to Make the Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, cover-up, crime, ethics, government, lies, media, propaganda, politics, terrorism, usa, war, dishonesty, americans, fake syrian gas attack, false flag, child, food, actors in crisis situation, staged and scripted media, deception, video )

- 20 hours ago -
Incredible and bombshell testimony from a young boy who appeared on film during the alleged "chemical attack" in Syria this month, claims there was no attack and he went through the process of getting hosed off just to get free food. In the weeks..
Support Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Mueller Investigation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mueller investigation, protection, Russia-tRump Investigation )

- 10 hours ago -
Please support the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act -- bipartisan legislation to protect Special Counsel Mueller's Russia investigation, sponsored by Senators Graham, Booker, Tillis and Coons.
TAKE ACTION: Stop Trump From Using the Census to Discriminate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: discrimination, racism-discrimination, Human Rights, usa, u.s. )

- 9 hours ago -
We need to fight this extremist attack on our democracy on every front, including in Congress. The more of us who sign, the greater the pressure on Congress. Add your name to demand that Congress stop Trump from using the census to discriminate..
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Pass the Marijuana Justice Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Marijuana Justice Act, Drug war )

- 6 hours ago -
The Marijuana Justice Act would put an end to the racist War on Drugs by legalizing cannabis nationwide and expunging all federal convictions for possessing or using i
TAKE ACTION: Reject Trump's RACIST Judicial Nominee
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Vitter, judicial nominees, Donald Trump, ethics, racism )

- 14 hours ago -
Wendy Vitter is Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s judicial nominee for Louisiana. We canâEUR(TM)t let her sit on the federal bench. Sign your name right now to REJECT her nomination.
TAKE ACTION: Keep Alejandra Home. Tell AZ Gov. Ducey to Pardon Activist Alejandra Pablos and Keep Her Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alejandra Pablos Espiru, Immigrant Rights, usa, u.s., activism )

- 13 hours ago -
Issue a Gubernatorial pardon for Alejandra Pablos Espiru for criminal record from 9 years ago, giving her a chance to fight her deportation and stay home.
TAKE ACTION: Demand Congress Pass Medicare for All:
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, congress, medicare, Medicare For All )

- 13 hours ago -
It's not too late to restore this system for the better. Sign the petition and urge Congress to take health care for all Americans seriously by passing Medicare for All.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Federal Communications Commission: Block the Sinclair Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Department of Justice, Sinclair )

- 12 hours ago -
Tell the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice: Block the Sinclair deal.
Join the #ReeferSanity Army | TBS.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: legalize marijuana, Jeff Sessions, veterans, disabled, Mental health )

- 11 hours ago -
See the world, serve your country, help our veterans, burden Jeff Sessions with a ton of letters to read.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: karl gaffney white, natachia barlow, government, USCIC, VAWA fraud, Immigration Fraud, Deportation, Con artist, Green Card Scammer, Green Card Scam, Narcissist, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Covert Narcissist )

- 8 hours ago -
Karl Gaffney White Green Card Scammer #VAWAFraud #KarlGaffneyWhite #ImmigrationFraud #USCIS #GreenCardScammer #Narcissist #CovertNarcissist #Abuser #Fraud #Manipulator
TAKE ACTION: Tell the U.S. Senate: Block and Resist Ronny Jackson. DonâEUR(TM)t Let Trump Privatize the VA.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ronny Jackson, Donald Trump, usa, u.s., republicans, democrats )

- 7 hours ago -
It will take extra pressure to convince senators to block and resist JacksonâEUR(TM)s nomination and oppose privatization. Tell the U.S. Senate: Block and resist Ronny Jackson. DonâEUR(TM)t let Trump privatize the VA.
Here's How the GOP Farm Bill Is An Unapologetic Assault on Public Health @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, propaganda, media, lies, economy, culture, safety, food, family, diet, protection, corporate, corruption, farming )

- 1 hour ago -
The boring-sounding bill is actually a massive testament to conservative corruption. The words 'farm bill' are unsexy on the best of days. That's especially true in an era when every time you turn on the news there's another political scandal involving Ru
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Letter of Support for Pharmacare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, pharmaceutical companies, Drug Prices )

- 13 hours ago -
I support universal pharmacare, not a patchwork approach that leaves some of us behind while increasing the profits of Big Pharma.
TAKE ACTION: Bring the DACA Bills to the Floor for a Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: house members, congress, senators, DACA, Paul Ryan, republicans, democrats, DREAM Act )

- 11 hours ago -
ADD YOUR NAME: Urge your rep to join the growing list of House members pressuring outgoing Speaker Ryan to bring these DACA bills to the floor for a vote.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan: Oppose Trump's Pro-Torture Nominees Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, senators, nominees, torture injustice, war, usa, u.s. )

- 11 hours ago -
Trump's new cabinet nominees risk putting us on paths to war with Iran and North Korea. They've overseen and support torture, and will continue American support for the Saudi war in Yemen. The Senate must reject them.

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