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Support H.R. 2978, the Voting Rights Advancement Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, elections, suffrage, civil rights, bills, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
H.R. 2978 seeks to restore full protections to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Open Thread - 6/26/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 12 hours ago -
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.
An Either/Or Proposition?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaigin 2008, democrats )

- 12 hours ago -
See 1st comment.
Terri Sewell Holds Speak Out, Introduces Legislation to Restore Voting Rights Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, elections, polls, suffrage, bills )

- 1 day ago -
According to Sewell, H.R. 2978: the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) addresses a wave of voter ID laws, racial gerrymandering, and other voter suppression tactics enacted at the state level.
Can't Use Religion to Push People Around!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies, abuse, dishonesty, ethics, politics, constitution )

- 1 day ago -
An Israeli court has lessons for our encroaching religiosity!
MAN-MADE: The Word "Women" Literally Never Appears in the US Senate's 142-Page Health-Care Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Trumpcare, male-oriented, health care, no maternal health, no maternity coverage, gender-blind, all male Senate drafting group )

- 23 hours ago -
Except in relation to abortion or work requirements. Trumpcare strips out hundreds of billions of dollars from the insurance for the poor, which now covers over 50% of all births in many US states, & allows states to opt out of covering âEURoeessential" care
Texas Mother Charged in Deaths of Toddlers Left in Hot Car
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas mother, charged, deaths, two toddlers, hot car )

- 1 day ago -
A Texas mother has been arrested for the deaths of her two toddlers who she said were left in a hot car to teach the older child a lesson while the woman smoked marijuana and took a nap, authorities said.
Millions of People Have a Lot to Lose Under the AHCA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, healthcare, politics, republicans, terrorism )

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If the Senate votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), millions of Americans will be unquestionably worse off. In addition to the 23 million Americans who will lose their health insurance coverage by 2026, the economic impacts of repealing...
Julian Assange Explains Why The Democrats Are Doomed   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Julian Assange, Democrats, Jimmy Dore, Donald Trump, Anti Establishment, politics, doomed )

- 8 hours ago -
Self explains. I suggest anyone who considers themselves a Democrat watch this.
Americanism Personified: Why Fascism Has Always Been An Inevitable Outcome of the American Project
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tyranny, oppression, dictatorship )

- 10 hours ago -
Professor Halford E. Luccock of Yale University said in a 1938 interview, "When and if fascism comes to America it will marked with a will be called, of course, 'Americanism.'"
Manufactured Illiteracy and Miseducation: A Long Process of Decline Led to President Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, ignorance, education, schools, schooling, civics )

- 12 hours ago -
Donald Trump's ascendancy in American politics has made visible a plague of deep-seated civic illiteracy, a corrupt political system and a contempt for reason that has been decades in the making.
Authoritarianism Is Making a Comeback - Here's the Time-Tested Way to Defeat It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tyranny, oppression, dictatorships, resistance, protests, demonstrations, whistleblowers )

- 11 hours ago -
Tyrants' tactics require the consent of large numbers of people. The first lesson, then, is not to obey in advance.
Carrier Workers Facing Layoffs Feel Betrayed By Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, Carrier, jobs lost, betrayal, lies, layoffs, unemployment )

- 11 hours ago -
A promise made before Christmas is fizzling before the Fourth of July. In December, then-President-elect Trump told hundreds of workers at the Carrier manufacturing plant that he had worked out a deal to save their jobs.
Pentagon Extravaganza: How the DoD Squandered Billions of US Taxpayer Dollars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, lies, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, usa, war, bush, cheney, cover-up, Pentagon, taxpayers' money )

- 8 hours ago -
The Pentagon continues to squander US taxpayer dollars on extravagant projects and meaningless initiatives, Sputnik contributor Alexander Khrolenko wrote, shedding light on the most glaring examples of the US Department of Defense wasting money.....
TrumpCare Will Cause Mass Bankruptcy of Older Sick Americans in Their 50s-60s
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illness, medicine, healthcare, safety, warning, congress, abuse, americans, healthcare, ethics, corruption )

- 10 hours ago -
And also to blame are doctors and hospitals whose greed outweighs their humanity for the poor
Three Resign From CNN After Russia Story Is Retracted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, CNN, Russian investment bank, story retracted, 3 CNNers quit )

- 4 hours ago -
Three CNN staffers resign after the network retracted a story tying a top President Trump ally to a Russian investment bank.

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