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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 8/23/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 7 hours ago -
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No More Reckless War in Afghanistan - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, Afghanistan, bombing, endless war, Donald Trump )

- 1 day ago -
Donald Trump is trying to drag us further into endless war in Afghanistan. After 16 years of failure it is time to admit that what we are doing in Afghanistan just is not working. We cannot bomb our way to peace.
Robert Reich: We Can End Trump's Presidency Without Officially Removing Him From Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, Republicans, Congress, White House, Oval Office, US Presidency )

- 1 day ago -
With Republicans controlling both houses of Congress, it's unlikely Trump will be impeached or thrown out of office on grounds of mental impairment. Yet there's another way Trump can be effectively removed. He can be made irrelevant.
Moveon,Censure Trump Over His Failure to Condemn White Supremacy Nazis & the Alt Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, ethics, supremacists, politics, hate, violence )

- 16 hours ago -
Sign your condemn this climate of hate.
Quick Signature: Tell Pres. Trump, Sec. Price, and Congress: DonâEUR(TM)t Sabotage Our Health Care System!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, congress, health care, low-income families, Health insurance, americans, government, republicans, usa )

- 14 hours ago -
President Trump has repeatedly threatened to terminate payments to insurers for subsidies that help low-income families afford the high cost of health insurance.
Trump May Not Finish His Term But the Assassination Complex Will Live On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Assassination Complex, CIA and military, power in the U.S )

- 1 day ago -
A dangerous consequence of the overwhelming, obsessive focus on the daily Trump affairs is a lack of coverage on the permanent, unelected institutions of U.S. power, namely the military and the CIA.
President Trump Has Made More Than 1,000 False or Misleading Statements
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 10 hours ago -
In early August, the president crossed a new benchmark âEUR" over 1,000 false or misleading claims. According to The Fact Checker's calculation, he now averages 4.9 claims per day.
The Strange Story of a Blacks for Trump Guy Standing Behind the President at His Phoenix Rally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michael the black man, President Trump, Phoenix, Az, conspiracy man )

- 5 hours ago -
The radical fringe activist from Miami once belonged to a violent black supremacist religious cult and he runs a handful of amateur, unintelligible conspiracy websites. He has called Barack Obama The Beast and Hillary Clinton a Ku Klux Klan member.
Petition - Pass Federal Law Against Animal Cruelty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Animal Cruelty, Federal Law, crimes, animal rights, prevention of animal mistreatment, protection act, politics, morality )

- 5 hours ago -
Make animal abuse a federal crime. Despite all 50 states declaring animal cruelty a felony, people are still getting away with committing atrocious acts towards animals due to animal cruelty not being considered a federal crime.
Trump and the Geopolitics of Crazy-The Times They Are a-Changin' in North Korea.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, military, media, lies, dishonesty, propaganda )

- 7 hours ago -
The United States has beaten its head against the wall of North Korea for more than 70 years, and that wall has changed little indeed as a result. The United States, meanwhile, has suffered one headache after another.
Internet Trolls Really Are Horrible People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 4 hours ago -
so-called Internet trolls (who are frequently anonymous) have a polarizing effect on audiences, leading to politicization, rather than deeper understanding of scientific topics.
Mother Blamed for BabyâEUR(TM)s Vaccine Injuries âEUR" Baby Adopted Out as Parents Face Jail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, media, news, usa, court, vaccines, mother and baby, jail, stupidity, government abuse and tyranny, help needed now )

- 4 hours ago -
n December 2013, in the State of Florida, Ms. Rebecca Wood gave birth to Javoni, a seven-pound baby boy with mild infant jaundice. Doctors assured her that jaundice was relatively common in newborns and told her that he would recover from the...
New Bill Would Force Arrested Protesters to Pay Police Overtime, Other Fees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, media, news, police, protesters, fees and fines, bill, pennsylvania )

- 3 hours ago -
A new bill introduced by seven Pennsylvania Republican state lawmakers could force protesters arrested at demonstrations to pay for police overtime and other fees related to the action. The bill, SB 754, has been introduced by Rep. Scott Martin...
Rogue Police Force Operated Illegally At Norfolk Naval Shipyard For 12 Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, crime, ethics, government, lies, media, politics, rogue police force, norfolk, Virginia, taxpayers, vendettas, funds )

- 3 hours ago -
For at least 12 years an off-the-books private police force operated at Norfolk, Virginia, Naval Shipyard according to findings by the Naval Sea Systems CommandâEUR(TM)s inspector general, spending an estimated $21 million in taxpayerâEUR(TM)s funds, Federal....
Dick Gregory Was a Sledgehammer of Truth
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 3 hours ago -
We need comedians like Mr. Gregory, people who shine light in the dark, now more than ever, but sadly now we will have to make it on our own... RIP Great man.

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