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US Politics & Gov't

Stop the Medicare Deep Freeze - PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicare attack, Australia, turnbull POS government )

Animae
- 1 day ago - getup.org.au
The turnbull govt is attacking Medicare again!!! PLEASE SIGN!
Pledge to Defend the 1st Amendment During Trump's Presidency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, U.S. Constitution, free speech, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - signherenow.org
On January 20, Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office and swear to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. Of special concern are his threats directed at journalists and arbitrary limitations on media access and comments.
"Narcissist -In-Chief"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, republicans, abuse, politics )

Mitchell
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
A look at the psychopathology that runs the president-elect! See first comment, please.
Standing Rock: US Denies Key Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline, a Win for Tribe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dakota Access pipeline, North Dakota, Native Americans, Water )

Judy
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, handing a major win to environmental activists
House Democrats Missed Opportunity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: coastal Elites, Democrats, missed opportunity, Tim Ryan, Nancy Pelosi )

Dandelion
- 10 hours ago - washingtonexaminer.com
Democrats control only 14 state Senate and 16 state house chambers in the whole country. That is roughly just 30 percent of state legislative chambers. All voices are needed at the table, not just the coastal Elites. Democrats must adapt to survive.
Trump's Big Con: Watch His Supporters Become Disillusioned as He Can't Deliver on the Miracles He Promised
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Carrier, lies, promises, employment, labor, jobs, President Trump )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The Carrier con is just the start. Voters are about to learn they've been hoodwinked.
At Least 2,000 Veterans Arrive at Standing Rock to Protest Dakota Pipeline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, military, politics, terrorism, Veterans for Peace, Standing Rock Oceti Sakowin Camp, solidarity, protection, water protectors, Sacred Land, Sacred Sites )

Rosemary
- 10 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
At least 2,000 U.S. military veterans have arrived at Standing Rock amid frigid cold to help battle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The vets, led by Wesley Clark Jr., son of retired general and former presidential candidate Wesley Clark ...
Standing Rock Protestors Celebrate as Dakota Pipeline Easement Denied
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, DAPL, Dakota Access Pipeline, Federal officials, Department of Army, construction, permits, denied, Missouri River, Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave )

Rosemary
- 9 hours ago - rollingstone.com
In a decision celebrated by the thousands of protestors gathered at the Standing Rock site, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday that they would not grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline and would instead "explore alternate routes
Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Rerouted VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Army, Corp of Engineers, alterneative route, Dakota Access Pipeline )

RosiePart
- 8 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
Celebrations, tears of joy, chanting and drumming rang out among thousands of protesters at Standing Rock after Army Corp of Engineers announced it will look for alternate route for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in N. Dakota.
TAKE ACTION: Fix the Electoral College
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: electoral college, president, elections )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - fixtheelectoralcollege.net
Petition to all state legislatures: Whoever wins the most votes should be elected president. Please join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, and end the Electoral College's power to overturn the popular vote.
Stand With Sen. Warren: Stop the Big Pharma Giveaway Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drug companies, congress, drug prices, usa, Elizabeth Warren )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Fiercely oppose and maintain a united front against the 21st Century Cures bill, which contains massive giveaways to Big Pharma in exchange for small, token health care measures.
A Cabinet Position for Petraeus; Disciplinary Actions for Broadwell After Affair
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Claire McCaskill, Hillary Clinton, Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump, John McCain, Chris Coons, Jack Reed, Pentagon )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thehill.com
While former CIA Director David Petraeus is interviewing for a top job in the Trump administration, the woman he had an affair with is facing possible disciplinary actions from the Army.
Little-Known Gov. Bank Gave $34 Billion to Overseas Fossil Fuel Projects Under Obama's Tenure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: OPIC )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - therealnews.com
Boeing, General Electric, and Exxon Mobil among the beneficiaries, says researcher Susanne Rust
   

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