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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, corruption, abuse, lies, Trump, propaganda, republicans )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - commondefensepac.org
Trump has set up a call-in center for people to report having been attacked by aliens! Please take action to help Common Defense to have a "healthy" impact upon it!
Stand With Sen. Franken: Fight Big Pharma. Lower Drug Prices.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drug Prices, pharmaceutical companies, pharmaceutical industry )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
"Support real solutions that reform health care by cracking down on Big Pharma. Pass The Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act."
Bill to License 'Baby Jails' as Child Care Facilities Clears First Legislative Hurdle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrant detention, Immigration, private prisons, Texas Legislature )

Judy
- 1 day ago - texasobserver.org
SB 1018 would effectively lower Texas' standards for family detention centers in order to license for-profit jails as child care facilities. For example, the bill would allow DFPS to permit minors to share a room with unrelated adults...
Open Thread - 4/28/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 3 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.
Chaffetz Goes Into Hiding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Crimes, russia, treason, Trump, maddow, videos )

TomCat
- 3 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Latest Republican Trumpcare Proposal Has An Exemption. It Exempts Them From Trumpcare.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lying liars, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Pre-existing conditions will basically be gone in Trumpcare 2.0, courtesy of the latest amendment added by Congressional Republicans. The amendment was added to get the Freedom Caucus to support the bill.
Nancy Pelosi Just Got a Challenger And He Is a Pretty Hard Core Bernie Sanders Supporter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nancy Pelosi, challenger, Stephen Jaffe, Bernie Sander, supporter, primary )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - latimes.com
Jaffe is an employment attorney who became a volunteer for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign last year. Ms. Pelosis strategy has been to ignore anyone who has challenged her but I anticipate she will have a more difficult time with his candidacy.
Top Pentagon Watchdog Launches Investigation Into Money That Michael Flynn Received From Foreign Groups
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: necons, republicans, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
The Pentagon inspector general launched an investigation into Gen. Michael Flynn over payments he accepted from foreign governments.
Republicans in Congress Push for Religious Liberty Executive Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Church-State Separation, gays, lesbians, LGBTQ, discrimination, Trump regime )

Freya
- 1 day ago - azcentral.com
Dozens of Republican lawmakers are asking President Trump to scale back Obama-era protections for gays and lesbians in order to make good on a campaign promise to protect religious liberty.
Trumps Tax Cuts Ignore History And Arithmetic To Make The Rich Richer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, republicans, neofascists )

Rob
- 22 hours ago - newsweek.com
Examining the history of tax cuts and tax increases since Reagan indisputably undercuts the arguments by these Republicans for all but the most rabid ideologues.
Love Your (Immigrant) Neighbor? Let Congress Know.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: border wall, immigrants, usa, congress )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - p2a.co
Policies that wall off America, separate families, and abandon those in need are contrary to our nationâEUR(TM)s values of family unity, fairness, and equality. Tell congress to oppose funding for a border wall, deportation force & detention centers
No Worker Should Have to Sacrifice Their Life for a Paycheck
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Wayne
- 10 hours ago - epi.org
13 workers lose their lives on the job every day. Tens of thousands more die of occupational disease each year. Almost 3 million more suffer a serious job related injury. Yet Congress and the President have launched attacks on worker safety.
Paul Krugman: Trump Is a Monster Straight Out of "The Twilight Zone" @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, propaganda, usa, war, dishonesty, abuse, corruption, government, military, media, politics, lies, iraq, economy )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
The New York Times columnist compares the president to one of Rod Serling's most memorable inventions. You've entered another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind (or the total absence thereof). A journey into a wondrous land of
Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is the 'Most Dangerous Organization in World History'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, right-wing, ecological destruction, greed, economic injustice, global warming, climate change, war )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Outlandish? Well, no. "The party is dedicated to racing as rapidly as possible to destruction of organized human life. There is no historical precedent for such a stand."
A Display of Unbelievable Ignorance: In a Real Country With a Real President, Trumps AP Interview Would Destroy Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence for office, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 22 hours ago - salon.com
Our president thinks the Pentagon is a company, terrorism was a recent invention and 9/11 was a ratings coup.
Ryan Likely to Get Rolled on Tax Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 23 hours ago - politico.com
After the collapse of health care reform last month, the White House is prepared to take the reins on the speakers pet issue.
Take Action: Contact Congress to Act for a Moral Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, moral budget, troops, war )

Dogan
- 12 hours ago - cqrcengage.com
FAN's Executive Director and other faith leaders were arrested on Monday as they called for a budget that protects the poor and vulnerable of this country. "Don't pour more money into our country's militarized approach to foreign"
Bernie Sanders Chides Obama for Accepting a $400,000 Wall Street Speaking Fee @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, economy, politics, obama, media, ethics, elections, congress, government )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
'I think it is unfortunate that the president is doing this.' Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) criticized Hillary Clinton throughout the Democratic primary for giving lucrative speeches to Wall Street. Perhaps it's no surprise then that he's deeply disappointed
Watergate Journalist Carl Bernstein on Trump-Russia Investigation: Oh My God, There Is a Cover-Up Going on
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, republicans, neofascists )

Rob
- 23 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Mr Bernstein says that investigators are very concerned about an active cover-up.
Man Makes Millions Supplying Bomb Shelters to People Afraid of Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, bomb shelters, war, nuclear war, USA )

Philippa
- 23 hours ago - msn.com
Clyde Scott didn't expect to be so busy or so popular. He started building underground bunkers during the Obama administration for clients who feared the government would take away their property and their guns.
The Education of Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence for office, corruption, cover-up )

Rob
- 51 minutes ago - politico.com
So far, Trump has led a White House gripped by paranoia and insecurity, paralyzed by internal jockeying for power. Mistrust between aides runs so deep that many now employ their own personal P.R. advisers- in part to ensure their own narratives get out.
   

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