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US Politics & Gov't

Block Creation of Neo-McCarthyite Committee - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Intelligence Authorization Act, Neo McCarthyite Committee, petition, dangerous, erosion of rights )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.rootsaction.org
The Intelligence Authorization Act is so broad anything the President tells them to do even secretly use the Committee to target political enemies, journalists, and activists.
Sheriff Caught Scrubbing Facebook Page of Evidence of DAPL Civil Rights Violations After Fed Lawsuit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Morton County, Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, propaganda, photos, due process )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - countercurrentnews.com
Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier who for months has used the departments Facebook page as a means of spouting propaganda, often posting photos accusing people of crimes without any respect for due process, took the page down for almost a week.
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
- 11 hours 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. . .
Trump Taps Andrew Puzder, CEO of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., as Labor Secretary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Labor Secretary, cabinet nominees, President Trump, 1%, one percent )

Freya
- 1 day ago - money.cnn.com
Puzder, 66, is a vocal critic of government regulation and opposes a $15 minimum wage, broader overtime pay and the Affordable Care Act.
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
- 11 hours 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
Commute Chelsea Manning's Sentence to Time Served - PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: free Chelsea Manning, petition )

Animae
- 10 hours 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.
Trump's Pick for Interior Secretary Wants to Sell Off Public Lands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, news, politics, environment, fossil fuels )

Victoria
- 6 hours 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....
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
- 4 hours 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 - 12/9/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 3 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 today.
Carrier Union Leader Chuck Jones Just Wrote a Scathing Op Ed to Trump: I Am Tired of Being Lied to
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, trumpism, dishonesty, republicans )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - dailykos.com
I am a union leader in Indianapolis. I represent the Carrier workers whose jobs Donald Trump has pledged to save. And I'm tired of being lied to.
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
- 4 hours 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.
Friday Fun - The USS Arizona "Lands" at the U. of Arizona
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona Mall Memorial, December 7 1941, Pearl Harbor, University of Arizona, USS Arizona )

Joanne
- 6 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName. As close as a Friday can be to Pearl Harbor Day. But I don't think you'll find the show "infamous."
GOP Eyes Big Gamble on ObamaCare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, dishonesty, corruption )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - thehill.com
Republicans are betting that they can force Democrats to negotiate a replacement for ObamaCare if they repeal the law first.
Bernie Sanders: Look Beneath the Surface When Trump Attacks People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: unions, labor, working class, employment, jobs, Donald Trump )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
Sen. Bernie Sanders weighed in on President-elect Trump's feud with Union Leader Chuck Jones Thursday Night in an MSNBC interview.
Donald Trump, Cult Leader
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President, POTUS, cult of personality, religion )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - smirkingchimp.com
Donald Trump's unexpected presidential win is best understood as a pseudo-religious event. Trump voters saw November 8th as their last chance to "save" America. Out of desperation they joined the cult of Trump.
Tell Congress: Oppose Tom Price for HHS Secretary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: candidate nominees, women, reproductive rights, birth control, Trump regime, petitions )

Freya
- 24 minutes 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.
Suspected of Corruption at Home, Powerful Foreigners Find Refuge in the U.S. - ProPublica
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corrupt, foreigners, U.S. safe haven )

Deborah
- 1 hour ago - propublica.org
Corrupt, powerful foreigners find safe haven in the United States
Attention: D(FL)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, government, politics, republicans, ethics, freedoms, democrats, elections, economy, usa, u.s. )

Gene
- 24 minutes ago - startribune.com
If the DFL ever hopes to become relevant again, they must take to heart the advice in this excellent story.
   

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