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US Politics & Gov't

Friday [Fun]: Charlottesville Potpourri
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alt-Left, Alt-Right, Charlottesville, Heather Heyer, KKK, neo Nazis, Unite the Right, Virginia, White Supremacists )

Joanne
- 22 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName. Bringing some seriousness, and some humor, to a very serious subject.
Documentary on Charlottesville Is Really Worth Watching
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Vice documentary, KKK, Neo Nazi, Charlottesville, Virginia, scary, violence, alt right, unite the right rally )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - vox.com
If there was any doubt about what kind of person went to protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, Vice News documentary should put those questions to rest.
ACT NOW: DonâEUR(TM)t Let Trump Censor Climate Science!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, climate science, Climate Change, americans, corruption, dishonesty, government, republicans, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.nrdc.org
Tell President Trump to release this bombshell report without interference or delay, and to take action now to fight the urgent threat of climate change.
Rachel on Bannon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bannon, nazis, maddow, Trump, videos )

TomCat
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Bill Maher From 8/18
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, videos )

TomCat
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
It's that time of week again, and I'm happy to share three excellent video clips and one so-so clip from Bill's show last night. Enjoy!!
Trump's Chief Strategist Steve Bannon Fired - CNNPolitics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: White House, Steve Bannon, fired, resignation, politics )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, two White House officials told CNN Friday. A source told CNN that Bannon was given the option to resign but was forced out. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders con
The BizarreFar Right Billionaire Behind Bannon & Trump's Presidency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, ethics, government, propaganda, republicans, politics, news, media, u.s., usa, elections, freedoms, crime )

Jolene
- 8 hours ago - therealnews.com
Story of the Billionaire who turned Trumps campaign around and is responsible for his winning.
Rasmea Odeh Unbowed as Judge Passes Sentence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, Angela Davis, occupied Palestine, Palestinian human rights violations, Israeli military court system, political prosecution, torture, freedoms, news, media, politics, americans, activists, abuse, world, women, HumanRights )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Im standing today to raise my voice on behalf of myself as a Palestinian woman and on behalf of all Palestinians whether in refugee camps or scattered across the world, she stated
Open Thread - 8/19/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 2 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.
Stop Trump From Pardoning Racist Joe Arpaio!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Trump, Joe Arpaio, criminal )

Beth
- 4 hours ago - action.aclu.org
Joe Arpaio was found guilty by a federal court for repeatedly violating a court order to stop illegally detaining Latinos. Now Trump wants to pardon him because: He has done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration. He's a great American patriot.
Everyday Erinyes #88
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, cults, racism, dysfunction, KKK, conspiracy, murder, swastika, animal welfare )

Joanne
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. Three things this week which seem to me to command the attention of the Greek Furies.
Most Confederate Monuments Were Not Built Until the Rise of Jim Crow
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: monuments, segregation, disenfranchisement, statues, not heritage, not honoring the dead )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - townandcountrymag.com
They largely symbolize a romanticized version of Antebellum racism not the Civil War dead. A large amount of monuments were erected in the JIm Crow days 1920s and Civil Right era 1950's and 60's these are monuments to black disenfranchisement segregation
   

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