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A Lesson on How to Survive Trumpism - From the McCarthy Era
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, Muslim registry, blacklisting, paranoia, oppression, persecution, employment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Trump's regime will not resurrect full-blown McCarthyism, but it may take lessons in political repression from it.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day! (Video)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Martin Luther King Jr., people of colour, equal rights, America, humanity, equality, justice )

Yusuf
- 17 hours ago - youtube.com
His 'I have a dream' speech. 'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.' ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Sign the Petition: I Am Not a Reporter, and I Want to See Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s Tax Returns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax returns, Donald Trump )

Dogan
- 21 hours ago - dailykos.com
It isnâEUR(TM)t just reporters who want to see Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s tax returns. Add your name. Our Message to Donald Trump : I am not a reporter, and I want to see Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s tax returns. Release them
@HouseDemocrats: Back Lieu-Conyers to End U.S. Aid to Saudi Bombing of Yemen
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Yemen. Saudi Arabia, arms trade )

Dogan
- 18 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
@HouseDemocrats: Back Lieu-Conyers to End U.S. Aid to Saudi Bombing of Yemen Sign the Lieu-Conyers letter urging President Obama to stop refueling Saudi warplanes that are bombing civilians in Yemen.
Roberts: Russell Pearce's Triple Dip Just Got Sweeter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona, greed, economic injustice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - azcentral.com
Russell Pearce just added a plump and juicy cherry to his triple dip. He has scored a promotion to the No. 2 spot at the Maricopa County Treasurer's Office. And a $70,000 raise - when there's no money for raises for county rank-and-file workers.
Hey Congress: Give Up YOUR Cadillac Health Insurance First
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Health insurance, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, ObamaCare )

Dogan
- 21 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
Ryan & McConnell - Give up your Cadillac Health Benefits NOW! If Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell get sick, he can go to his doctor. If he repeals ObamaCare, millions of Americans will lose access to their family doctor.
Sorry, Liberals: Donald Trump Really Means What He Says, and Plans to Silence and Intimidate Dissenters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: authoritarianism, fascism, repression )

Rob
- 1 day ago - salon.com
Trump seeks to divide and conquer the media, while congressional allies like Jason Chaffetz go after critics.
It's Time for President Obama to Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: amnesty, human rights, Leonard Peltier, obama, usa, indigenous rights )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - thenation.com
 Ten months after filing a petition with the president, renowned lawyers waitâEUR"and hopeâEUR"for Obama to act.

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: senate, foreclosures, steve mnuchin, americans )

Dogan
- 21 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
"Oppose the nomination of 'foreclosure king' Steve Mnuchin, who made millions by foreclosing on struggling Americans and exploiting their economic pain."
Six Reasons Why Trumps Wall Is Even Dumber Than Most of His Other Ideas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: demagoguery, buffoon, lies )

Rob
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
Trump lives in a fact free universe designed merely to enhance his power and fuel his demagoguery. But you donâEUR(TM)t have to, and nor does anyone else.
Today at 12:30 P.M.ET Livestream Bernies Rally to Protect Affordable Care Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

T.L.
- 1 day ago - ourrevolution.com
January 15 tell Republicans loudly and clearly we won't let you throw nearly 30 million people off of health insurance,make massive cuts to Medicaid
Obamacare Repeal Will Hurt Women & Seniors With Higher Rates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACA, Obamacare, senior, republicans, 2018 elections, women, men unfair )

Beth
- 11 hours ago - time.com
The Senate laid groundwork to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It will delay effective dates of aspects of the repeal until the 2018 Congressional elections. Young consumers may pay less than seniors. Insurers may charge women more than men.
Oppose North Dakota House Bill 1203
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Dakota, demonstrations, protests, violence, bills, legislation, petitions )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This bill says a driver "who unintentionally causes injury or death to an individual obstructing vehicular traffic on a public road, street, or highway, is not guilty of an offense."
*Take Action* With The American Civil Liberties Union
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: preserve, protect, defend, freedoms )

Susan
- 9 hours ago - peoplesoath.org
Take the Peoples Oath to help protect the rights guaranteed to All of us by the United States Constitution. Generate and share your own personal oath on your social networks.
North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who 'Unintentionally Cause Injury or Death' to Protesters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bills, protests, demonstrations, assault, crime, violence )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - ecowatch.com
As Donald Trump takes office, pushing a wave of explicitly authoritarian federal policies and practices, Republican leaders at every level are following suit.
EPA Acknowledges Neonics' Harm to Bees, Then 'Bows to Pesticide Industry'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Neonics )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - commondreams.org
This is like a doctor diagnosing your illness but then deciding to withhold the medicine you need to cure it
9 MLK Quotes the Mainstream Media Won't Cite @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, ethics, dishonesty, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, economy, war, corruption, freedoms, iraq )

Wilde
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
The words of the real MLK were far more radical than today's cherry-picked lines.
Analyzing Information in the Age of Disinformation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Propaganda )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - jonrappoport.wordpress.com
I had to find a way to judge all these data. I had to separate value from non-value. I had to discover a few bottom lines that would serve as context, against which I could make judgments. When the dust cleared, I knew I had reached a high point. I knew
U.S. House Passes Bill to Allow One Step Trashing of Multiple Obama Administration Federal Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, bills, Congress, energy, environment, banking, transportation, finance, education, media, regulations )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - dailykos.com
The republican-dominated U.S. House of Representative has passed legislation that allows the Congress to eliminate multiple Obama Administration federal rules enacted during the last year of President Obama's Administration in a one step procedure.
How Do the People of Truth Win the Current Information War?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Media )

Walter L
- 14 hours ago - wakeup-world.com
With the recent push-back against alternative media, the question is: How do the people of truth win the information war when the deck is stacked against them?
Germany Says NATO Concerned About Trump Obsolete Remark
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: liar, jack@ss, buffoon )

Rob
- 9 hours ago - reuters.com
Germany Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28 member alliance.
In Defense of Reverend Wright - Counterpunch 03/19/2008
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, propaganda, politics, lies, military, war, media, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms )

Wilde
- 6 hours ago - counterpunch.org
The language used by Rev Jeremiah Wright to denounce his country is certainly "inflammatory" and has brought him wide vilification.Psychologist William James,used the same epithet as Wright in 1898 whenhe declared: "God damn the U.S. for its vile conduct
Monday Mirth: Trump Is Getting Desperate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Accordion, Inaugural, Inauguration )

Joanne
- 2 hours ago - politicsplus.org
A post by SoINeedAName on TomCat's blog, on Monday to replace the one he would have posted this coming Friday, which will not be amusing.
   

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