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US Politics & Gov't

Block Creation of Neo-McCarthyite Committee - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Intelligence Authorization Act, Neo McCarthyite Committee, petition, dangerous, erosion of rights )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.rootsaction.org
The Intelligence Authorization Act is so broad anything the President tells them to do even secretly use the Committee to target political enemies, journalists, and activists.
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
- 7 hours 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. . .
Commute Chelsea Manning's Sentence to Time Served - PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: free Chelsea Manning, petition )

Animae
- 7 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.
Friends of the Earth: The Biggest Jobs on Earth
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption )

Joe
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s appointment of former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary is unacceptable. I urge you reject his nomination and demand that Trump appoint an experienced public servant to lead the Treasury Department.
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
- 7 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
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
- 22 hours 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.
Carrier Union Leader Chuck Jones Just Wrote a Scathing Op Ed to Trump: I Am Tired of Being Lied to
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, trumpism, dishonesty, republicans )

Rob
- 3 hours ago - dailykos.com
I am a union leader in Indianapolis. I represent the Carrier workers whose jobs Donald Trump has pledged to save. And I'm tired of being lied to.
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
- 5 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.
Friday Fun - The USS Arizona "Lands" at the U. of Arizona
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona Mall Memorial, December 7 1941, Pearl Harbor, University of Arizona, USS Arizona )

Joanne
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName. As close as a Friday can be to Pearl Harbor Day. But I don't think you'll find the show "infamous."
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
- 34 minutes 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.
Democrats Drop A Bombshell Report That Exposes Trump Planned Devious War On Seniors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, congress, socialsecurity, Medicare )

Wayne
- 15 hours ago - politicususa.com
The first peek at what the incoming Trump administration has planned can be found in HHS nominee Rep. Tom Price's budget plan, and what the new administration is signaling is nothing less than a war on the nation's seniors.
GOP Eyes Big Gamble on ObamaCare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, dishonesty, corruption )

Rob
- 4 hours ago - thehill.com
Republicans are betting that they can force Democrats to negotiate a replacement for ObamaCare if they repeal the law first.
Trump's Pick for Interior Secretary Wants to Sell Off Public Lands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, news, politics, environment, fossil fuels )

Victoria
- 2 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....
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
- 1 hour 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.
   

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