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US Politics & Gov't

Open Thread - 10/16/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 20 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, and I'll send no links messages today.
Protect Working Families: Stop Trump's Tax Cuts for the Wealthy & Corporations!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax breaks, tax system, economic injustice, public assistance, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - petitions.signforgood.com
President Trump, Republican leaders in Congress and a massive special-interest lobbying machine are gearing up to give massive tax breaks to millionaires and wealthy corporations. They want to pay for them by cutting critical family services.
The Case That Trump Is a Sociopath - A Psychiatrist Speaks Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, mental health, mental illness, sociopathy, madness, insanity )

Freya
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
Is Donald Trump mentally ill? Are his behaviors indicative of deeper psychological troubles? If so, what are the implications for the country and the world if the president of the United States is suffering from a mental illness?
Petition: Statehood for Puerto Rico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., usa, americans, puerto rico statehood )

Glenn
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's about time it became a state.
Sign the Petition to Stop New Nuclear Testing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, nuclear, military, abuse, lies )

Jamesm
- 3 hours ago - org2.salsalabs.com
No nukes are good nukes, we're all down wind from any nuclear war! We extremely don't need to irradiate the Earth, engineer extremely worse climate change; especially since a trillion ton ice-cube just got dropped in the drink, causing more, + stronger
Classified Photos From NASA of Big Extraterrestrial Vehicles Taken By Astronauts & Robotic Probes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, dishonesty, government, lies, propaganda, media, military, news, politics, usa, constitution, NASA, extraterrestrial, vehicles, astronauts, alien life cover-up, supressed technology, paradigm changer, quarantined planet )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - theeventchronicle.com
The picture above comes from, according to the lecture below, apollo 12. Of a craft that was several hundred feet in diameter. âEURoeThey published it, and they issued it in the summer of 1964, while I was there working in the war room. They titled...
How Big Corporations Game Our Democracy Into Their Plutocracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ralph Nader, corporations, undermine democracy, USA, American schools failure to teach )

Dandelion
- 17 hours ago - dandelionsalad.wordpress.com
A major chapter in American history, rarely taught in our schools, is how ever larger corporations have moved to game, neutralize and undermine the peoples continual efforts to protect our touted democratic society.
How the Kochs Are Using Mike Pence to Shape Trump's White House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, Pence, Koch Brothers )

Judy
- 12 hours ago - vox.com
Three key takeaways from the New Yorker's Pence profile.
Why Have 137 UFO Investigators Have Died in a Ten-Year Period?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, cover-up, crime, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, propaganda, media, politics, terrorism, usa, UFO investigators, murdered to protect a secret, CIA, NSA, shadow government )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - theeventchronicle.com
The government killing off anyone who gets near to the truth about UFOs may be just a perfect conspiracy theory, but some people sincerely believe it. As proof, they referred to growing list of people who had died due to alleged accidents and...
Mental Health Professionals March Through New York to Demand Trump's Removal From Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, mental illness, POTUS, protests, demonstrations )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
They called for the presidential Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment.
$21 Billion Worth of F-35 Concurrency Orphans?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, Pentagon, defense, government waste )

Freya
- 1 day ago - pogo.org
The new F-35 Program Executive Officer said his office is exploring the option of leaving 108 aircraft in their current state because the funds to upgrade them to combat-capable configuration would threaten Air Force plans to ramp up production.
A Republican Farmer on Kansas' Tax Cuts for the Rich: "Abject Failure"   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax cuts, economic injustice, 1%, one percent, Kansas, videos )

Freya
- 15 hours ago - facebook.com
Meet Mike - a Republican farmer from Kansas who has experienced first-hand what happens when the GOP cuts taxes for the rich. Now, he's calling for #NotOnePenny in tax cuts for the wealthy: notonepenny.org.
Why Won't America Go to a Flat Tax System?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, economy, taxes, supremecourt, military, usa, socialsecurity )

Angelus
- 5 hours ago - cnn.com
10% -period.. no deductions or writeoffs and no more working under the table.
Bankers Get Rich While Hundreds of Millions of Americans Have Lousy Jobs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, cover-up, Depression, jobs, poverty, NAFTA, dishonesty, economy, SupremeCourt, military, troops, healthcare, housing )

Angelus
- 6 hours ago - foxbusiness.com
The average rent in New England is $1000 per month for a 1 br non-luxurious apartment plus utilities. The majority of people in this area make less than $50k per year and many only $25k per year.Most Americans are poor and becoming increasingly so
The Trump Administration Has No Plan for Dealing With a North Korean Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons Attack
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, usa, war, terrorism, government, ethics, republicans, politics, congress )

Frank
- 15 minutes ago - chicagotribune.com
On Sept. 30, the Congressional Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack shut its doors after 16 years of operation.
   

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