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US Politics & Gov't

5 Distinct Ways the Trump Presidency Is Rotting Americans' Brains
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: destroying democracy, US, Trump, dishonesty, americans, democrats, government, ethics, republicans, media )

- 21 minutes ago -
Democracy isn't the only thing at risk from this administration.
Paul Krugman: Keep Up the Outrage - Our Democracy Depends on It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, protests, democracy, freedom, activists )

- 40 minutes ago -
Outrage at what's happening to America isn't just justified, it's essential. In fact, it may be our last chance of saving democracy.
Could There Be An American Reichstag Fire? Don't Underestimate Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: history, Nazi Germany, parallels, Trump regime, threats to democracy, tyranny, oppression, dictators, terrorism, scapegoats )

- 1 hour ago -
Just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens blame him and the court system. - Donald Trump, tweet, February 5
Trump: Dod Too Lean ,and Other Federal Agencies Too Fat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, family, government, downsizing, unions, supremecourt, military, troops, republicans, politics, democrats, congress, economy )

- 1 hour ago -
This is true of social security/IIRS,/Labor Dept where bad information is given and there is no accountability as people sit in cushy jobs they would be fired in if it was customer service in the private sector.Maybe we should outsource jobs to India?
Tip to Promote Your Career in Business-- Sexual Harassment Allegations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sadness, safety, rights, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, family, children, corruption, usa, women, SupremeCourt, troops, military )

- 1 hour ago -
This is often used as a weapon to destroy people when it never did happen. Of allegations made to destroy careersionly a small percent are bona fide. in those cases ,definitely terminate. Also, gay and lesbian harassments of straights are rarely reported
Trump Wants Local Police as Deputy ICE Agents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, immigrants, jobs, criminals, crime, murder, drugs, death, rape, violence, ethics, freedoms, economy, troops, military, SupremeCourt )

- 1 hour ago -
The chief of Los Angeles police defended 500,000 illegals in LA and also hundreds of thousands of jobs not held by legal immigrants or natural born citizens
Customs & Border Implementing Iron Curtain Style Travel Restrictions in America?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, law, travel, transportation, usa, rights, sadness, ethics, family, children, SupremeCourt, troops, military, congress, corruption, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering )

- 1 hour ago -
In the Iron Curtain countries you needed travel papers government issued just to travel within the borders of the country. This is eerily becoming like that
Merriam Webster Blasts Kellyanne for Her Views on Feminism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, ethics, elections, supremecourt, troops, military, republicans, democrats, media, lies )

- 1 hour ago -
Kellyanne has to be one of the gutsiest women out there. She fought a hard fight against tough tough opponents, won and she, along with Trump have been under constant fire ever since. People need to grow up and let the newly elected leaders DO THEIR JOBS!
Safe Streets Worker Was Running Drug Ring Using City Anti-Drug Organization
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, culture, children, crime, corruption, americans, abuse, ethics, family, murder, obituary, SupremeCourt, troops, military, ethics, congress, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty )

- 1 hour ago -
When it comes to drugs you have people from all walks of life including corrections officials, police,judges, lawyers, substance abuse counselors and on and on
Retail Has Triple Worsened Since Great Recession
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, americans, dishonesty, jobs, poverty, globalization, unemployment, NAFTA, cover-up, corruption, ethics, economy, government, military, troops, lies, media, healthcare, housing )

- 2 hours ago -
The Great Depression lasted 10 years. The USA has been in a Depression since Bill Clinton signed NAFTA. History will mark since he did that as the worst period of economic decline in U.S. history will clever masking tools like ebt food stamps etc
Act Now to Fight a Dangerous Bill Pushed By Dairy Industry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dairy industry, bill, industry, plant-based, congress, americans, government, propaganda, usa )

- 4 hours ago -
Legislators are using public resources to do the bidding of an animal-abusing industry that is terrified of the superior plant-based competition. We canâEUR(TM)t let the dairy industry get away with this. Speak up to tell Congress to stop stifling competition
On Average, Trump-s Early Actions on Economy Cost Middle-Class Households $1,331
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, government, housing )

- 5 hours ago -
In just 39 days, President Trump has already issued policies that cost middle-class families nearly $189.5 billion over the next decade. While hurting working Americans, Trump has taken steps to provide Wall Street and Big Industry nearly $106 billion.
Personal Update - 2/27/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 5 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Pause In CIA Arms Program Has Syrian Rebels Worried
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago -
Since at least 2012, the United States has been supporting armed groups trying to overthrow the government of Bashar al-Assad. It has always been a difficult alliance because many of the rebel groups have ties to Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations
Trump Was Absolutely Right About Sweden: Wheres the Fake News Alt-Left Apology?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
While the media were busy Monday trying to dismiss Trumps claims of troubles in Sweden, riots were breaking out in the immigrant suburb of Rinkeby in Stockholm. How about that!
The U.S. Carried Out Regime Change In Syria In 1949 ... and Tried Again In 1957, 1986, 1991 and 2011-Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
Indeed, the U.S. has carried out regime change in the Middle East and North Africa for six decades.
The United States of Permanent War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 9 hours ago -
As the foreign policy establishment continues to grapple with the consequences of Trumps election, U.S. officials can still agree on one thing. The United States is a nation that is waging a permanent war.
How New Cold Warriors Cornered Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
The U.S. intelligence communitys, seeks to ensure a lucrative New Cold War by blocking detente.
A Budget Without Russians: The Empires Nightmare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Walter L
- 10 hours ago -
If you believe same intel agencies that lied us into Vietnam and Iraq, you are the Establishments ideal citizen.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trans people, sessions, congress )

- 11 hours ago -
Take action now âEUR" demand that Sessions put students first and reinstate the guidance.
Stop Trump From Starting a Nuclear War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Nuclear weapons, congress )

- 12 hours ago -
The petition to Congress reads: Donald Trump currently has unrestricted power to launch thousands of nuclear weapons at will. Support H.R. 669, the Restricting the First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act, to stop him from starting a nuclear war.
Sign the Petition: Investigate Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: representative, Jerrold Nadler, Donald Trump )

- 15 hours ago -
On February 9, 2017, Representative Jerrold Nadler took the extraordinary step of filing a "resolution of inquiry" in the U.S. House that could force a House investigation into Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s financial conflicts of interest...
Rachel Maddow -MSNBC: Trump Administration's Litany Of Mistakes Indicates Malice Or Incompetence   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, separation of powers, rules, regulations, investigation, influence, White House, ignorance, malice, questions, Rachel Maddow, media, stifling, "false news", "alternative facts" )

- 17 hours ago -
Rachel Maddow reviews a litany of mistakes and infractions committed in the opening month of the Trump administration and wonders if they're a sign of malice or just incompetence.
Trump Pick for Navy Secretary Withdraws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nominee, republicans, politics )

- 20 hours ago -
U.S. President Donald Trumps pick for secretary of the Navy withdrew from consideration on Sunday.
Donald Trump Plans to Bypass the Courts to Deport as Many People as Possible
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HumanRights, government, immigrants, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

Cheryl A.
- 23 hours ago -
"âEURoeAfter 9/11 we saw some extreme policies, but they were largely confined to particular areas around the relationship between immigration and national security. Here what weâEUR(TM)re seeing are those types of policies but also much broader policies."
Israel Bars Human Rights Watch From Entering the Country
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, middle-east, israel, unitednations, humanrights, ethics, death, conflict, law, police, violence, world, military, troops )

- 1 day ago -
In Victor Ostrovsky's " By Way of Deception" it portrays a very sadistic,cruel side to not just Israel but all governments in the brutality they are willing to dole out. Can nations defend themselves without becoming inhuman?
Sign the Petition: Investigate Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: investigation, corruption, trump administration )

- 1 day ago -
If Rep. Nadler is successful, the Department of Justice will have to provide Congress with the basic information required to conduct an inquiry into President Trump and his associates.

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