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US Politics & Gov't

Temple Warned That Firing Marc Lamont Hill Would Violate First Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: free speech, CNN, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU, American Association of University Profe, Palestine Legal, FIRE, Richard Englert, Zionist Organization of America, academic freedom, censorship, Philadelphia, Marc Lamont Hill, Temple University, media bias )

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Civil rights groups are warning that moves to discipline or fire Marc Lamont Hill from his teaching position at Philadelphias Temple University would violate the First Amendment of the US Constitution that guarantees free speech
Name One Government Agency That DoesnâEUR(TM)t Do The Exact Opposite Of Its Purpose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, congress, corruption, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, news, politics, propaganda, usa, government, agencies, opposite, purpose, subversion )

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A DEA agent is accused of facilitating drug trafficking in the regions he oversaw in Florida and Arkansas. He allegedly traded inside information to drug runners in exchange for cash. Drugs are illegal. But you can still run drugs with the...
Erekat Sends Strong Message to Israel, US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: inalienable rights, Palestinian human rights, occupation crimes, U.S. aid to Israel, illegal settlements, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, international, Erekat, UN resolution 194, independence, self-determination, U.S.congress, americans, news/world/Palestine )

- 9 hours ago -
Secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Saeb Erekat sent a strong message to Israel and the US that the Palestinians are sticking to their inalienable rights
Stop the GOP's Midwest Power Grab
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, Republicans, GOP, cheating, lame-duck politics, voter suppression, petitions )

- 11 hours ago -
In our democracy, voters should have the final say - not self-interested partisan politicians. But after losing elections in states across the Midwest, Republican lawmakers are pushing a dangerous new tactic: abusing their power to overrule our votes.
Stop Congress From Undermining the Johnson Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: church-state separation, constitutional rights, laws, religion, petitions )

- 11 hours ago -
Americans sent a clear message in the midterm elections when they voted several foes of church-state separation out of office, but the lame-duck Congress is trying to sneak a provision into a funding bill that would undermine the Johnson Amendment.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, corruption, scandals, crime, taxes, petitions )

- 11 hours ago -
Nearly two years into his presidency, Donald Trump still refuses to release his tax returns. His conflicts of interest? Undeclared. Foreign entanglements? Perhaps. Is he profiting from his position? Unknown.
Trump Tries to Change the Story, But Russia Cloud Darkens
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: trump, americans, politics, candidates, congress, republicans, democrats, elections, government, news, SupremeCourt, usa )

- 15 hours ago -
President Donald Trump is dipping into his playbook of distraction and denial, but even his skills at weaving alternative narratives cannot disguise the growing threat he faces from special counsel Robert Mueller.
Tell Republicans to End Their Voter Suppression Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voter suppression, cheating, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
When Republicans lose at the ballot box, they'll do just about anything to try to stay in power. We must resist and fight back.
Tell McConnell to Put a Mueller Protection Bill on the Floor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, investigations, scandals, shutdowns, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
With a government shutdown looming, reports state that Mitch McConnell could be trying to protect President Trump and block a Mueller protection bill from coming to the floor.
The Disunited States: Is the Trump Presidency Causing Irreparable Damage to America?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bigotry, Congress, Donald Trump, GOP Hate, GOP Lies, Republican Reich, US democracy, Video )

- 1 day ago -
This is a discussion about Trump which took place at Emmanuel Centre, London UK before a live audience who were given the opportunity to ask questions near the end. The panelists are American with the exception of the moderator.
Everyday Erinyes #147
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, self defense, civil disobedience, disobeying laws, guns, violence, people of color )

- 1 day ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Serious thoughts about defending ourselves and all we love.
Validate the Georgia Election Lawsuit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, fraud, voter suppression, Georgia, lawsuits, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Add your name to stand with Stacey Abrams and validate her lawsuit to stop voter suppression in Georgia!
Demand That Ivanka Trump Resign!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, tRump cabinet, nepotism, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Sign your name to demand Ivanka Trump's resignation.
PETITION - Appoint Strong Leaders for Our Fish and Wildlife
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: strong leaders, fish and wildlife, Governor Brown, leadership, ODFW, fish and wikdife commission, americans, government, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Governor Brown's recommended budget should be applauded, however we must encourage her to go further. Without effective leadership at ODFW and on the Fish and Wildlife Commission, efforts like these to refocus the agency's priorities will fall flat

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