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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Congress Defund NIH & Taxpayer-Funded, Cruel, Ineffective Animal Experiments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NIH, representatives, animal experiments, torturing animals, abuse, americans, government, congress, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - change.org
Now is the time! Contact your representatives and tell them that you do not support the NIH nor tax-payer funded animal experimentation that torture animals and produce no beneficial results!
Protect Lawful Medical Marijuana Programs-Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics, medical marijuana, health, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - act.norml.org
Since 2014, members of Congress have passed annual spending bills that have included a provision protecting those who engage in the state-sanctioned use and dispensing of medical cannabis from undue prosecution by the Department of Justice.
Ban Horse Slaughter Forever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: horse slaughter, banning, americans, congress, government, usa )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - secure.aspca.org
The slaughter of horses for human consumption is a barbaric and completely unnecessary act
Recovering the Party
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic party )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Jim Hightower's Tips for Resistance: Donald Is Deranged, But People Are Fighting Back From Coast to Coast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump Regime, President Trump, resistance, activism, protests, journalism, education, fracking, environment, reproductive rights, immigrants, immigration, sanctuary cities )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - alternet.org
A majority of the public almost always blesses new presidents with a honeymoon gift. In a gesture of patriotic fairness, even people who voted against the incoming chief say, Okay, we'll give you a chance. We're hoping you'll be better than we thought.
Empire Files: The Hidden Purging of Millions of Voters (VIDEO)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2016 Election, Republican party, voting, corruption, far right, Abby Martin, Empire Files )

Yusuf
- 14 hours ago - youtube.com
Abby Martin interviews investigative reporter Greg Palast, who has done extensive work uncovering a massive campaign, spearheaded by the Republican Party and far-right billionaires, that maliciously stole millions of votes in the 2016 election
Open Thread - 4/26/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 1 hour 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.
State Dept Removes Post Highlighting Mar-a-Lago
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, Trump, State Department )

Debra
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
A State Department website has removed a blog post about President TrumpâEUR(TM)s Mar-a-Lago resort following criticism over ethical concerns. Why were taxpayer dollars being used to promote it?
Senate Trump-Russia Probe Has No Full-Time Staff, No Key Witnesses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, investigation, politics )

Rob
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
There are just seven part-time staffers working on the Senate inquiry. Not one of them is a trained investigator. And they have not interviewed a single player in Trumps orbit.
Instead of Threatening North Korea, Trump Should Try This
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, military, media, propaganda, politics, ethics, troops )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
There is no way to hit North Korea without being hit back harder.There is no military means to "preempt" its capabilities - nuclear and otherwise - with a "surgical" strike.Any use of force to degrade its weapons program would start a war, the costs of
The Global Horror Obama Left Behind
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Taliban, NATO, war crimes, Afganistan, global horror, military )

Philippa
- 3 hours ago - msn.com
This is an opinion piece. Decide for yourselves.
Trump, Patriarchy and the Sexual Politics of Meat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, propaganda, patriarchy, Trump, Carol J Adams, Sexual politics of meat, meat, women, culture, ethics, politics )

Nicole
- 1 hour ago - thevegancommunicator.wordpress.com
Recently, as I was watching Democracy Now!, I listened to the released tape of Donald Trump making typical sexist remarks about women with Billy Bush (W and JebâEUR(TM)s cousin) back in 2005. The revealed audio tape goes as this:
   

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