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Personal Update - 3/16/2018
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 14 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 1 short take, 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.
Tell Your State to Leave the Unreliable and Racist Interstate Crosscheck Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voters, voting, voter suppression, racism, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Across the country, states are pulling out of Kris Kobach's dangerous Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck program. Your state could be next.
This Land Is Your Land
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, freedoms, GoodNews, elections, Govtfearmongering, propaganda, politics )

- 1 day ago -
There was once a warm sentiment in our land. It can be again. Click and enjoy for a moment or two.
Friday Fun: Trump Junior Interviewed By a Lagomorph
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chocolate Bunny, Hairnet, Junior, Ruth Buzzi, Saccone )

- 10 hours ago -
A post by SoNeedAName on TomCat's blog. The absolute latest news (though it looks early for Easter.)
Oppose Trump's Nominees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, cabinet nominees, corruption, torture, evil, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Not only are Pompeo's views well outside the mainstream, but he has a long history of covering up for Trump on Russia. Trump's replacement for Pompeo at the CIA is even worse: Gina Haspel, who ran a prison that routinely waterboarded prisoners.
Vote Against the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, cabinet nominees, Secretary of State, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
Pompeo is an ultra-hawk on Iran and fierce critic of the Iran nuclear deal. He has used his post as CIA Director to push for the demise of the agreement, despite continued support for the deal from numerous US and Israeli security figures.
Lamb Stokes Anxiety
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, elections )

- 1 day ago -
CANONSBURG, Pa. âEUR" REPs eyed a recount & lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where DEM Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to Pres. Trump.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Strengthen the Office of Congressional Ethics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Congressional ethics office, ethics )

- 23 hours ago -
We demand that Congress strengthen the Office of Congressional Ethics by making the office permanent, providing it with subpoena power and establishing an equal body in both the House and Senate.
The GI Resistance Continues: Vietnam Vets Return to My Lai, Where U.S. Slaughtered 500 Civilians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, Vietnam, military, media, propaganda, lies, politics )

- 12 hours ago -
As a group of Vietnam War veterans and peace activists travel back to Vietnam to mark the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre,Amy Goodman and Juan González speak with three members of the delegation: Vietnam veteran Paul Cox,who later co-founded the
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Senate: Block and Resist Pompeo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pompeo, congress, Secretary of State, confirmation, corporate interests )

- 1 day ago -
There is no way the Senate should confirm someone so vastly unqualified âEUR" and so deeply in the pocket of corporate special interests âEUR" to serve as secretary of state. Tell the Senate: Block and resist PompeoâEUR(TM)s confirmation as secretary of state.
The Koch Brothers Get Their Very Own Secretary of State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, cabinet nominees, plutocracy )

- 1 day ago -
Trump's pick to replace Rex Tillerson is an errand boy for billionaires.
Tell the Senate: Block and Resist Pompeo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, cabinet nominees, Secretary of State, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
Trump just fired Rex Tillerson, one of the few people left in his cabinet who was willing to speak out against Putin. But even more egregious is that Trump nominated Mike Pompeo, a xenophobic, pro-torture, climate-denying war hawk, to replace him.
Betsy DeVos: Resign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, education, cabinet members, schools, children, kids, incompetence, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
We the undersigned demand your immediate resignation. In your confirmation hearings, you confirmed that you know nothing about public schools - as well as some of our most at-risk students, such as those with disabilities.
Mc Cabe Lost His Retirement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 8 hours ago -
Prime example of trumps "SFB" no heart no soul.
Never Forget, 50 Years Ago the US Slaughtered 500 Unarmed Men, Women, & Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 17 hours ago -
US troops raped, murdered, pillaged, and tortured the villagers in one of the most heinous massacres of civilians to date, only one person was charged.
Pass the Government By the People Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, campaign finances, petitions )

- 13 hours ago -
If we want to change the possibilities for progress on issues from climate change to criminal justice reform to student loans, we have to change how campaigns are funded.
Principal Removes Student Carrying Sign Saying Guns DonâEUR(TM)t Kill People, People Kill People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, ethics, government, news, media, politics, usa, education, firearms, schools, campus, guns, shootings, free speech, censorship )

- 10 hours ago -
Everyone is becoming aware of the fact that there is no longer any freedom of speech on any public school campus in the United States. But supporting freedom and liberty and advocating for less government intrusion in our lives is met with....
YouTube To Introduce Conspiracy Theory Debunking Information Boxes On Videos
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, lies, media, propaganda, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, usa, Youtube, conspiracy videos, debunking, info boxes, ministry of truth, alternative media, fake news agenda, censorship and free speech, freedom of information )

- 10 hours ago -
YouTube has announced a crackdown on conspiracy themed videos, which will soon feature informative debunking boxes linking back to Wikipedia and other sources, Yahoo News reported. In light of the recent conspiracy driven narratives after....
TAKE ACTION: Demand FL State Attorney Arrest & Charge Gardner Kent Fraser for the Murder of DJ Broadus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: State Attorney, florida, racism-discrimination, u.s., usa )

- 5 hours ago -
State Attorneys can shift this paradigm and demand accountability from police departments instead of enabling the continued disregard for Black life. Cervone can begin to set a precedent by righting this terrible wrong and bringing justice...
Family Made Homeless Due to Poor Econnomy Found Murdered
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sadness, safety, women, violence, death, children, family, law, police, religion, SupremeCourt, military, troops, propaganda, congress, dishonesty, economy )

- 1 hour ago -
All over the USA there are perhaps millions of people living out of cars or on the streets and in NYC in the subways
Media Picks SELECTIVE Video and Photos to Misrepresent Economy and Job Market Around USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, military, Depression, NAFTA, jobs, poverty, troops, healthcare, housing, lies, media, propaganda, congress, cover-up, dishonesty, economy )

- 2 hours ago -
There are huge amounts of homeless people, people living in their cars, hundreds of millions underemployed or who have given up hope for a decent job whie companies enjoy tax cuts but dont hire,espec older workers
Jobs Report Lies to Encourage Americans to Spend Money They Don't Have
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, troops, NAFTA, poverty, Depression, jobs, military, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, abuse, americans )

- 1 hour ago -
These lies are about people borrowing and spending on credit to spur the economywhich has a reality unemployment level of 15-20%
Labor Dept Lies About U.S. Job Market
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, military, NAFTA, poverty, jobs, Depression, troops, propaganda, lies, media, ethics, congress, abuse, americans, cover-up, dishonesty, economy )

- 1 hour ago -
One might wonder whether Democrat institutions like Comcast refuse republicans and independents jobs or Republican institutions do likewise.The real unemployment rate is 15-20%

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