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Open Thread - 6/27/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 11 hours ago - politicsplus.org
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. My only article today.
MAN-MADE: The Word "Women" Literally Never Appears in the US Senate's 142-Page Health-Care Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Trumpcare, male-oriented, health care, no maternal health, no maternity coverage, gender-blind, all male Senate drafting group )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - qz.com
Except in relation to abortion or work requirements. Trumpcare strips out hundreds of billions of dollars from the insurance for the poor, which now covers over 50% of all births in many US states, & allows states to opt out of covering âEURoeessential" care
Julian Assange Explains Why The Democrats Are Doomed   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Julian Assange, Democrats, Jimmy Dore, Donald Trump, Anti Establishment, politics, doomed )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Self explains. I suggest anyone who considers themselves a Democrat watch this.
Syria Chemical Attack May Be Being Prepared, US Warns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics )

David
- 9 hours ago - bbc.com
Show me the proof.....we have another GOP war-mongering minority so-called US executive who clearly wants war to stop investigations and research into his cheating, lying, and bad policies......only time will tell the truth about this
Atlanta Mayor Raises Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour For City Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, workers, minimum wage, earnings, income )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - patch.com
On Wednesday, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced the city will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next two fiscal years. The move will initially start with an increase to $13 an hour in fiscal year 2018, which starts July 1.
GOP Health Care Plan Crushes Working-Class Blacks and Whites, But Not the Middle-Class Whites Who Elected Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, congress, government, republicans )

Cheryl A.
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
"McConnell is not turning on his voters; according to recently released national survey data, those who voted for Trump and the GOP in 2016 are overwhelmingly white, yes; but the majority of them are not poor and not working class." Peace.
Three Resign From CNN After Russia Story Is Retracted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, CNN, Russian investment bank, story retracted, 3 CNNers quit )

Philippa
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Three CNN staffers resign after the network retracted a story tying a top President Trump ally to a Russian investment bank.
Tim Canova Progressive Is Already Out There Fighting to Take Debbie Wasserman Schultz Seat Next Election   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tim Canova, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida, Progressive Democrat )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - youtube.com
He is not taking any Corporate money he is going door to door building a grassroots movement. Lots of other conversation in this video well worth the watch.
Republicans Delay Senate Healthcare Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., politics, healthcare )

David
- 9 hours ago - bbc.com
US Senate Republicans have delayed a vote on their healthcare bill until after next week's 4 July holiday.
   

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