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US Politics & Gov't

He's 'Ripping the Nation Apart': Trump Friend Explains -- 'I Don't Think There's a Plan'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, usa, government )

Glenn
- 3 hours ago - rawstory.com
President Donald Trump ran on the idea of being an experienced businessman and notorious deal-maker. Sadly, however, the president has been no match for the experts in Washington.
Trump Hits Out at Mexico for Failing to Stop Caravans From Entering the U.S. | Daily Mail Online
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, mexico, Central America, usa, Pres )

Glenn
- 3 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Ironic. The shutdown caused the very thing that Trump is trying to prevent.
REP. FRANCIS ROONEY: SIGN THE NO FOSSIL FUEL MONEY PLEDGE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Big Fossil Fuel, corruption, bribery, petitions )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - act.climatehawksvote.com
Francis Rooney is trying to position himself as a Republican leader on climate change. He's just been named the Republican leader of the bipartisan "Climate Solutions Caucus." But he's heavily invested in oil money.
Shutdown Exposes How Many Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, shutdown, workers, income, wages )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - truthout.org
The ongoing, historically unprecedented shutdown of the federal government has exposed Trump as one of the worst deal-makers ever to stand up in two shoes.
The Government Shutdown Has Gone On So Long There's Fear Of Food Stamp Funding Running Out By March
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, public assistance, government spending, workers, income )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - yahoo.com
The stats about the current government shutdown are staggering: There are hundreds of thousands of people either not working or doing so without pay. It's now officially the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
Open Thread - 1/20/2019
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 11 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.
MSM Begs For Trust After Buzzfeed Debacle
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter
- 14 hours ago - caitlinjohnstone.com
Following what the Washington Post has described as the highest-profile misstep yet for a news organization during a period of heightened and intense scrutiny of the press,mass media representatives are now flailing desperately for an argument as to
An MLK Day Reflection: The Racial Wealth Gap Is Killing the Middle Class
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Racial Wealth Gap, Nobel Peace Prize Address 1964, equal opportunity, resources, Americans, college students, homeownership, society, poverty, middle class, Poor People‚Äôs Campaign, Dr. King, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, news, usa, u.s., americans, media )

Fly
- 16 hours ago - commondreams.org
There is nothing new about poverty, Dr. King said in his Nobel Peace Prize Address in 1964. "What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it.
Unseen Casualties of the Shutdown: Accountability and Transparency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, Congress, tRump regime, whistleblowers, regulations, websites )

Freya
- 1 day ago - pogo.org
Regardless of which side of the border-wall debate you agree with, it's important to realize that the government shutdown is a bad thing that gets worse each day it continues.
No State of the Union Until Trump Ends the Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tRump regime, shutdown, Congress, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Trump's State of the Union address to Congress is scheduled for January 29 - and Speaker Nancy Pelosi just called on him to delay it until the government reopens.
   

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