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US Politics & Gov't

Investigate Scott Walker and Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, government, politics, republicans )

- 1 day ago -
It is thus clear that these four justices failed to disqualify themselves due to conflict of interest under Federal Law 28 U.S.C. § 455.
Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 An Hour
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: minimum wage, earnings, income, labor, workers, employees, petitions, living wage )

- 1 day ago -
No American who earns the federal minimum wage should live in poverty. Support the Pay Workers a Living Wage Act to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Jewish Voice for Peace: Fighting BDS Doesn't Fly With Us! PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jewish Voice for Peace, JVP, freedoms, human rights, ethics, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, BDS, politics, mega-donors, presidential candidates )

- 1 day ago -
We are appalled by attacks on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. Whether motivated by the desires of your donors or not, standing against this ethical, nonviolent movement working for justice and equality puts you at odds with fast-growing
Catholic Nun Explains Pro-Life In A Way That Will Stun Many (Especially Republican Lawmakers)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, propaganda, republicans, politics, healthcare, women's rights, reproductive rights )

- 1 day ago -
In one simple quote, Sister Joan Chittister, O.S.B. sums up the hypocrisy of many in the 'pro-life' movement.
TAKE ACTION: No More Wall Street Antics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, Corporate Responsibility, Wall Street )

- 1 day ago -
Sign the petition telling the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee to crack down on these businesses and create legislation that will enforce corporate responsibility.
'Ardent Philanthropist' Trump's Charity-Giving Claims Hard to Prove; His Own Got Naught
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidates, usa, government, republicans, Donald Trump, lie, dishonesty, money )

- 1 day ago -
Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest U.S. presidential candidate ever, is nowhere among the ranks of the most generous Americans and hasn't donated to his own charity in seven years, according to an Associated Press review of his financial
Petition: Initiate Immediately Democratic National Convention Debates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic Party, Debates, campaign, Issues )

- 1 day ago -
With so much riding on this upcoming election, We the People demand to have access to the knowledge of what the candidates 'bring to the table' to be able to make the best possible choice for our Votes.
Koch Brothers' New Mantra: #RichLivesMatter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Bros, weekend retreat, #RichLivesMatter, big donors )

- 18 hours ago -
It's time we all embraced the most unappreciated civil rights issue of our time.
Congress Members Frustrated By Secret Iran Nuclear Agreements and Hidden Unclassified Documents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: iran, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, obama, kerry, terrorism, usa, war )

- 1 day ago -
Crucial aspects of the Iran nuclear deal remain hidden from the public, and in some instances, from the American government, Bloomberg reports.
Lies My History Teacher Told Me. Why Americans Believe That Bombing Hiroshima Was Necessary.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 23 hours ago -
We historically-illiterate Americans are blocked, again and again, from learning historical truths about the American Empire
John Oliver Exposes the Disturbing Way Congress Governs Washington, DC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, democracy, congress, usa, republicans, propaganda, news, media, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, constitution, congress, vote )

- 18 hours ago -
The U.S. is the only democracy in the world that fails to give residents of its capital a vote in Congress.
âEUR~Cecil Bill' May End Trophy Hunting In America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, trophy hunting ban )

- 1 day ago -
No way the republicans would pass a law like this. Upside...if we start trying to pass this type law at some point the democrats will have the power and just maybe it will happen
DonâEUR(TM)t Delay Overtime Pay | Economic Policy Institute
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, congress, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, politics )

- 10 hours ago -
If these corporate lobbyists succeed, theyâEUR(TM)ll stop the new overtime pay rules from taking effect before the holidays. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Chris Christie: Exxon's Lobbying Firm Donated To His Super PAC As Governor Pushed For New Jersey Environmental Settlement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, Exxon settlement in NJ, corruption, ethics )

- 22 hours ago -
The donation to the super PAC from Exxon's lobbying firm is "not surprising," said Democratic State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, who has led the charge to block the settlement. "If the judge approves Christie's settlement, Exxon will walk out with a check,"...
Why Right-Wing Evangelicals Are Infatuated With Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, GOP, candidates, 2016 election, religion, Christianity )

- 16 hours ago -
TrumpâEUR(TM)s non-negotiables begin and end with Donald Trump. Not the Bible. Not God.
Jimmy Carter: American Democracy Has Been Subverted Into An 'Oligarchy' With 'Unlimited Political Bribery'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, wealth, Congress, Democrats, Republicans, Citizens United )

- 16 hours ago -
The incumbents, Democrats, and Republicans, look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves.
Bernie Sanders Wins Volunteers, One Taco At A Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, House Party, Taco Truck, Latin Times, Latino, Hispanic )

- 12 hours ago -
Around a dozen watch-parties were scheduled near where I live in East Hollywood. One in particular caught my attention. Location: The taco truck on the southwest corner of Melrose & Western.
Washington Is a Great Danger To The World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, propaganda, military, troops, terrorism )

- 8 hours ago -
We obliterated North Korea,we committed genocide against 3.5 million Vietnamese people we slaughtered in the American War ,and ecocide upon the environment of Vietnam for no reason, we were bombing Iraq. Today we are bombing five countries
Villains, Patriots and the Masses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Sometimes we have to look at other cultures to see our own.
Arizona Apache Mobilize Against Bill Which Hands Sacred Native American Land To Mining Company
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Imperialism, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 16 hours ago -
It's the same struggle since colonization and contact, said one activist in response to the latest government theft of Native American land in Arizona.
Progress - A YouTube Video By Bernie Sanders Campaign   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Progress, Civil Rights, Issues )

- 4 hours ago -
Five minute introduction to Bernie Sanders and issues
64 Nations Say No to GMO, Yet US Govt Nears Illegal GMO Labeling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, obama, GMOS )

- 16 hours ago -
The WHO has already declared that five of the major chemical herbicides used to grow GMO crops are either likely or definitely cancerous, yet the USA still makes secret trade deals that would allow biotech to push their genetically modified âEUR~foodâEUR(TM)

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