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US Politics & Gov't

Sign the Petition: We Need a People's Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, budget, People vs corporations )

- 14 hours ago -
The budgets supported by President Trump and Republicans are a full frontal attack on everything Americans hold dear. And they propose these atrocities every year.
Great Negotiator or Discredited Buffoon? Trump Can Not Be Both.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, corruption, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
The Bannon/Trump/Navarro worldview endangers the economic health of the United States, the jobs of millions of Americans and the stability of Western democracies. Those hurt the most will be those with the fewest resources and transferable skills.
Open Thread - 3/28/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 3 hours ago -
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. Today's only article.
President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence for office, corruption, cover-up )

- 1 day ago -
President Trump was back on the golf course Sunday, marking his 13th time hitting the links in the first nine weeks of his presidency.
Senate Democrats: Block TrumpâEUR(TM)s Attacks on Immigrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, Donald Trump, immigrant, usa, u.s., congress )

- 12 hours ago -
Tell Senate Democrats: Block funding for TrumpâEUR(TM)s attacks on immigrants. "Block funding for TrumpâEUR(TM)s attacks on immigrants, including his deportation force and his border wall. "
Add Your Name: Demand That Trump Back Up Unlawful Voting Claims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, Donald Trump )

- 11 hours ago -
Trump's allegations could undermine voters' faith in the fairness of our elections or nudge overzealous lawmakers toward creating more unnecessary voting restrictions that could disenfranchise eligible voters
Tell Your Senators: Postpone Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Neil Gorsuch, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, u.s., usa )

- 11 hours ago -
Sign and send a letter to your senators: Postpone the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch until there's been a complete, independent investigation of the Trump-Russian scandal.
Trump Handed German Chancellor Merkel An Invoice for Billions Owed to U.S. for NATO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: incompetence to govern, corruption, cover-up )

- 19 hours ago -
A source close to Merkel said the German chancellor ignored the invoice.
We Have 24 Hours to Save Online Privacy Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, ethics, Govtfearmongering, media, internet, privacy, EFF, ISP, online privacy )

- 1 day ago -
This is our last chance to save critical online privacy protections. We are one vote away from a world where your ISP can track your every move online and sell that information to the highest bidder. Call your lawmakers now and tell them to.....
Gorsuch May Fall Short of Votes Needed for Smooth Supreme Court Confirmation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, nominations )

- 23 hours ago -
Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trumps Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for smooth passage in the Senate next week.
The Republican Party Is Catastrophically Broken
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, impotent congress )

- 19 hours ago -
The modern Republican Party is not a governing party. It is a collection of grievances, a noisy minority of the country held together by anger, frustration, anti-government ire, and for some, a bonding epoxy of racism.
Islamic State Releases Video Threatening Iran for Tolerating Jews | The Times of Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: syria, isis, ISIL, alqaeda, iran, jews, corruption, conflict, humanrights, middle-east, palestine, news, iran, iraq, israel, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, violence, world, UnitedNations, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, best, blog, childr )

- 7 hours ago -
"Interesting how Al QAeda groups conspicuously don't attack Apartheid Israel .... but threaten Iran for protecting the Jewish community living in Iran
TrumpcareâEUR(TM)s Implosion Has Endangered the Entire G.O.P. Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, taxes, Trump, republicans, politics, economy )

Cheryl A.
- 6 hours ago -
"The presidentâEUR(TM)s grand scheme for tax reform originally hinged on the elimination of the nearly $1 trillion in federal spending, offset by tax cuts. Now, without those savings, it becomes harder to cut the corporate tax rate ." Peace.
Obamacare and the GOP.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, healthcare, ethics, propaganda, government, dishonesty, cover-up, lies )

- 1 day ago -
The GOP had no reason to prepare a real replacement's why.
Donald Trumps Team Wiping Their Electronic Devices in Case They Have to Give Evidence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

- 21 hours ago -
Allegations come just weeks after government lawyers ordered presidents aides to preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in 2016 election.
Trump Son-in-Law Met Executives of Sanctioned Russian Bank; Will Testify
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

- 20 hours ago -
A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russian incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trumps son-in-law and a top White House adviser, during the 2016 election campaign.
Trump Administration Sought to Block Sally Yates From Testifying to Congress on Russia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obstruction of justice, corruption, cover-up )

- 4 hours ago -
The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trumps presidential campaign.
N 23 People Ask the Justice Department to Launch a Criminal Inquiry Into Its Chief, Jeff Sessions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, corruption, cover-up )

- 23 hours ago -
Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie.
Not Your Grandma's Civil Rights Strategy, Whose Streets? (Then and Now)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, politics, republicans, corruption, congress, cover-up, Racism/Bigotry )

Cheryl A.
- 18 hours ago -
" the ability of protesters to appeal successfully to Washington, vibrant in the civil rights era, dying in the Vietnam years, is now dead on arrival and protest, as it sweeps the country, will have to find other ways to make itself felt and effective.
As Jared Kushner Ascends White House Ladder, Senate Russia Inquiry Adds Scrutiny
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jared Kushner, US politics, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Trump administration, Russia )

- 16 hours ago -
Kushner's power seems to be expanding, but his exact role is not really known. Kushner is thought to be behind the sudden sacking of the loyal Chris Christie as head of Trump's transition team.
Morality Lost, The Age Of Decadence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, ethics, republicans, economy )

- 1 hour ago -
The age of greed has overtaken the moral fabric of our society today.

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