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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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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 - 12/10/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 5 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.
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
- 1 day 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.
Tell Congress: Oppose Tom Price for HHS Secretary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidate nominees, women, reproductive rights, birth control, Trump regime, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day 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.
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
- 1 day 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
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
- 13 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.
10 Ways You Can Help Defend Our Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, League of Women Voters, actions )

Freya
- 23 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."
Morton County Officials FINALLY Being Sued For Excessive Force Against Standing Rock Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lawsuit, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, water protectors, National Lawyers Guild )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - countercurrentnews.com
The National Lawyers Guild want an immediate injunction preventing the Morton County Sheriffs Dept and other law enforcement agencies from using rubber bullets, lead filled bean bags, water cannons, explosive teargas grenades against water protectors.
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
- 11 hours 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. . .
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
- 12 hours 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
The Grand Old Party- of Ayn Rand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Mitchell
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
How the GOP has allowed their guiding light to bring us to the edge of insanity, t
Michael Moore Perfectly Nails What Democrats Fail to Understand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, electoral college, 2016 Presidential election )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
The filmmaker told Seth Meyers that predicting Trump's victory was like "negative lotto."
Are They Actually Calling for a Ministry of Truth Now?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - thedailysheeple.com
You can really see how coordinated the effort is for political leaders and their lapdog mainstream media to call for the shutting down of free speech under the label fake news, which is really just another way of them saying, Things that go against our
Donald Trump Isn't Yet President, and the Hamilton Electors Have One Shot to Make Sure He Never Is - Salon.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, government, presidency, election, Electoral College, constitution, ethics, politics )

Victoria
- 4 hours ago - salon.com
"With just days to go until the real election of 2016 âEUR" the Electoral College âEUR" the rogue faction known as the Hamilton Electors is making one last-ditch effort to save America from Donald Trump by denying him the 270 votes heâEUR(TM)ll need....."
Trump Says Blacks Who Stayed Home Were 'Almost as Good' as Those Who Voted for Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, media, ethics, elections )

Wilde
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
President-elect Donald Trump claimed Friday night that African Americans came through for him "big league" in the November election and said those who stayed home were "almost as good" as those who voted for him.
Trump's Pick for Interior Secretary Wants to Sell Off Public Lands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, news, politics, environment, fossil fuels )

Victoria
- 1 day 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....
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
- 12 hours 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.
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
- 12 hours 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.
The Mainstream Media Is Asking for a Government Bailout Via Censorship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media, Police State )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - libertyblitzkrieg.com
The current controversy is different. Many people in Washington are irate over Wikileaks, not because the email were untrue but because they proved what many had long suspected that Washington is a highly corrupt place full of truly despicable people
How a Network Led By the Billionaire Koch Brothers Is Riding the Trump Wave | US News | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Brothers, Trump, corruption, fossil fuels, environment, politics, propaganda, republicans, lies, government, ethics, elections, dishonesty, media, abuse, news, Social Justice, rights, ecocide )

Julie
- 2 hours ago - theguardian.com
Despite deciding not to back Donald Trump financially with ads during the presidential election, the sprawling donor and advocacy network led by the multibillionaire Koch brothers is emerging as a winner in the transition.
Anonymous Leaks to the WashPost About the CIAs Russia Beliefs Are No Substitute for Evidence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago - theintercept.com
There are many obvious reasons for skepticism about anonymous press leaks regarding Russia, but they are no match for partisan needs.
FAKE NEWS: How the Mainstream Media Undermines Democracy   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
This mini-documentary from Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, reveals how the mainstream media undermines democracy and pushes fake news propaganda pretending to be legitimate journalism.
James Corbett on Controlled Vs. Independent Media
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Journalism )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - corbettreport.com
James Corbett joins Dan Schultz of New Culture Radio to discuss the new Fake News and Russian propaganda memes by which the establishment is fighting back against the independent media. But as the independent media rises, can it resist the lure of power,
Trump Is Setting Himself Up for a Coup By Packing Cabinet With Ex-Generals, Military Expert Warns @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, military, war, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, politics, media )

Wilde
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Civilian control of the military is necessary to preserve American democratic institutions.
 

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