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US Politics & Gov't

Commute Chelsea Manning's Sentence to Time Served - PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: free Chelsea Manning, petition )

Animae
- 23 hours ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Chelsea Manning has been incarcerated since May 2010, including in unlawful, unusually harsh solitary confinement for 11 months before her trial. She has spent the past six years helping others.
Electoral College Electors: Make Bernie Sanders President on December 19th
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., republicans, propaganda, politics, media, lies, government, freedoms, ethics, elections, dishonesty, democrats, corruption, abuse, Electoral College, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, DNC )

Darren
- 1 day ago - change.org
There is a lot of anger and outrage by how the 2016 Election was conducted. Because of substantiated election fraud and rigging of the Primary by members of the DNC & Hillary, Bernie Sanders was unjustly robbed of the Democratic nomination. . .
Pelosi Confirms Plan to Treat Sanders Progressives as Second Class Citizens
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nancy Pelosi, Progressives, second class citizens, Democratic Elites, marketing )

Dandelion
- 17 hours ago - observer.com
Congressional Republicans joke to one another about keeping Pelosi in charge of Democrats in the House because of her ineptitude and resistance to making any changes, regardless of her dwindling number of Democratic Party.
Open Thread - 12/9/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 16 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. This is my only article today.
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), Divest From DAPL!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., protection, pollution, nature, humans, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation, CalPERS, DAPL, Standing Rock, #NoDAPL, Dakota Access Pipeline, Sioux, Energy Transfer Partners )

Darren
- 23 hours ago - act.climatehawksvote.com
The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), California's giant pension fund, owns a major chunk of Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the fracked-oil Dakota Access Pipeline through the Standing Rock Sioux sacred lands
Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Facing Potentially Fatal Medical Emergency - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, political prisoner, potentially fatal medical condition, clemency, Pres. Obama, Free Leonard Peltier! )

Judy
- 17 hours ago - youtube.com
Peltier, has been a political prisoner in the US for more than 4 decades. Family and supporters have been outside the White House advocating for clemency, hoping that Pres. Obama will take some action before it is too late.
Trump Taps Andrew Puzder, CEO of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., as Labor Secretary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Labor Secretary, cabinet nominees, President Trump, 1%, one percent )

Freya
- 1 day ago - money.cnn.com
Puzder, 66, is a vocal critic of government regulation and opposes a $15 minimum wage, broader overtime pay and the Affordable Care Act.
Tell Congress: Oppose Tom Price for HHS Secretary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidate nominees, women, reproductive rights, birth control, Trump regime, petitions )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Trump's pick for Secretary of HHS is Tom Price, an outspoken opponent of birth control, abortion, and the health care law. If he becomes the nation's top health official and puts in place the policies he's promoted, it will be devastating for women.
Sheriff Caught Scrubbing Facebook Page of Evidence of DAPL Civil Rights Violations After Fed Lawsuit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Morton County, Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, propaganda, photos, due process )

Dandelion
- 21 hours ago - countercurrentnews.com
Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier who for months has used the departments Facebook page as a means of spouting propaganda, often posting photos accusing people of crimes without any respect for due process, took the page down for almost a week.
Attention: D(FL)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, government, politics, republicans, ethics, freedoms, democrats, elections, economy, usa, u.s. )

Gene
- 13 hours ago - startribune.com
If the DFL ever hopes to become relevant again, they must take to heart the advice in this excellent story.
10 Ways You Can Help Defend Our Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, League of Women Voters, actions )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - lwv.org
"I stand with the League to ensure that elections are always free, fair and accessible. I will work with the League to stop voter suppression tactics that threaten our democracy and the right to vote."
Bernie Sanders Schools Democrats on the Right Way to Win Republican Votes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, blue collar workers, Rust Belt States, poor strategy )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - observer.com
Rather than challenging Trumps populist appeal to working class voters, the Clinton campaign opted to hemorrhage blue collar voters in exchange for wealthy, moderate Republicans.
Trump's Pick for Interior Secretary Wants to Sell Off Public Lands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, news, politics, environment, fossil fuels )

Victoria
- 18 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Rep. McMorris RodgersâEUR(TM) nomination is more bad news in an administration that will be terrible on climate. Another climate-denying nominee....
Dear President-Elect: Empower Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., republicans, politics, media, lies, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, democrats, corruption, abuse, Donald Trump, Empower, Women, Equality, rape, abuse, prostitution )

Darren
- 44 minutes ago - my.care.org
One in three women worldwide have been raped, abused, forced into prostitution or suffered some other form of violence. This is happening every day, in every country around the world - but those who commit these acts all too frequently walk away. . .
It's Ayn Rand's America Now: Republicans Have Stripped the Country of Its Last Shred of Morality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, right-wingers, greed, selfishness )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
The transformation and corruption of America's moral values didn't happen in the shadows. It happened in plain sight. The Republican Party has been the party of selfishness and the party of punishment for decades.
Block Trump's Cabinet of Hate and Wall Street Greed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, cabinet appointees, greed, climate change denial, racism, petitions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - blocktrumpscabinet.com
Donald Trump's first appointments to cabinet-level roles in his administration are horrifying. His nominees and rumored picks have promoted white nationalism, attacked climate science, and used their power as Wall Street insiders and corporate lobbyists
Glenn Beck on Trump's Boeing Fight: 'If America Wants to Go Over the Cliff, That's Fine. They Can. I'M Not.'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, unions, labor, foreign relations, videos )

Freya
- 56 minutes ago - yahoo.com
When Glenn Beck thinks about some of the moves President-elect Donald Trump has made since the election - like picking a fight with Boeing, a Carrier Corp. union leader and, well, China - he shakes his head in disbelief.
Michael Moore Perfectly Nails What Democrats Fail to Understand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, electoral college, 2016 Presidential election )

Freya
- 53 minutes ago - alternet.org
The filmmaker told Seth Meyers that predicting Trump's victory was like "negative lotto."
Bernie Sanders: Look Beneath the Surface When Trump Attacks People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: unions, labor, working class, employment, jobs, Donald Trump )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
Sen. Bernie Sanders weighed in on President-elect Trump's feud with Union Leader Chuck Jones Thursday Night in an MSNBC interview.
Donald Trump, Cult Leader
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President, POTUS, cult of personality, religion )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - smirkingchimp.com
Donald Trump's unexpected presidential win is best understood as a pseudo-religious event. Trump voters saw November 8th as their last chance to "save" America. Out of desperation they joined the cult of Trump.
   

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