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US Politics & Gov't

Jim Hightower's Tips for Resistance: Donald Is Deranged, But People Are Fighting Back From Coast to Coast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump Regime, President Trump, resistance, activism, protests, journalism, education, fracking, environment, reproductive rights, immigrants, immigration, sanctuary cities )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A majority of the public almost always blesses new presidents with a honeymoon gift. In a gesture of patriotic fairness, even people who voted against the incoming chief say, Okay, we'll give you a chance. We're hoping you'll be better than we thought.
Ban Horse Slaughter Forever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: horse slaughter, banning, americans, congress, government, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - secure.aspca.org
The slaughter of horses for human consumption is a barbaric and completely unnecessary act
Republicans in Congress Push for Religious Liberty Executive Order
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, Church-State Separation, gays, lesbians, LGBTQ, discrimination, Trump regime )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - azcentral.com
Dozens of Republican lawmakers are asking President Trump to scale back Obama-era protections for gays and lesbians in order to make good on a campaign promise to protect religious liberty.
Bill to License 'Baby Jails' as Child Care Facilities Clears First Legislative Hurdle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrant detention, Immigration, private prisons, Texas Legislature )

Judy
- 13 hours ago - texasobserver.org
SB 1018 would effectively lower Texas' standards for family detention centers in order to license for-profit jails as child care facilities. For example, the bill would allow DFPS to permit minors to share a room with unrelated adults...
Fight Every Battle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democratic party, Trump, video )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
See 1sc comment.
The Democrats Delivered One Thing in The Past 100 Days - Disappointment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Cornel West, Democratic Party, Trump Administration, disappointment, turbulent times )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - theguardian.com
As the first 100 days of the plutocratic and militaristic Trump administration draw to a close, one truth has been crystal clear; the Democratic party lacks the vision, discipline and leadership to guide progressives in these turbulent times.
Open Thread - 4/27/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 1 hour 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.
More and More Americans Realize NAFTA Created a GreatER Depression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, poverty, NAFTA, jobs, congress, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, elections, troops, military, obama, propaganda, socialsecurity, housing, healthcare )

Angelus
- 15 hours ago - video.foxnews.com
The economy has gotten worse and worse for 50-60+ years and the worst is our politicians and corporations dont give a damn the "nobodies"
Cornel West and Former Sanders Staffer on Movement to Draft Bernie for a New Peoples Party in U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Nick Brana, Cornel West, draft Bernie, Democratic Party, titanic, Peoples Party, new party )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - democracynow.org
When Brother Nick gave me a call and said that he and the others have been coming together looking for a way of breaking the duopoly and trying to allow for poor and working peoples voices to be heard, I said, Count me in.
Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is the 'Most Dangerous Organization in World History'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, right-wing, ecological destruction, greed, economic injustice, global warming, climate change, war )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Outlandish? Well, no. "The party is dedicated to racing as rapidly as possible to destruction of organized human life. There is no historical precedent for such a stand."
NAFTA: Perhaps the Worst Piece of Economic Legislation a President Ever Signed for America?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, Depression, NAFTA, jobs, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, troops, military, SupremeCourt )

Angelus
- 15 hours ago - video.foxnews.com
Bill Clinton signed it into effect costing millions of jobs and destroying millions of families, banks and businesses
Latest Republican Trumpcare Proposal Has An Exemption. It Exempts Them From Trumpcare.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lying liars, republicans, corruption )

Rob
- 3 hours ago - dailykos.com
Pre-existing conditions will basically be gone in Trumpcare 2.0, courtesy of the latest amendment added by Congressional Republicans. The amendment was added to get the Freedom Caucus to support the bill.
Trump's
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, corruption, abuse, lies, Trump, propaganda, republicans )

Mitchell
- 3 hours ago - commondefensepac.org
Trump has set up a call-in center for people to report having been attacked by aliens! Please take action to help Common Defense to have a "healthy" impact upon it!
   

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