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The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: It’s a Medicare Time Bomb

Posted by on June 27, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: It’s a Medicare Time Bomb

The broken promise on Medicare is in danger of slipping by beneath the radar. Only days after the election, Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he saw an opportunity to realize his decades-long dream of destroying Medicare. He said that he planned to enact legislation as soon as possible that would end Medicare’s guaranteed benefit and replace it with voucher coupons. Ryan justified this horrible plan — destined to leave the nation’s seniors without medical care after a lifetime of work — by claiming “because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke.” Nothing could be further from the truth. The Affordable Care Act improved Medicare’s long-term finances, by requiring the wealthiest Americans to pay somewhat more. Trumpcare repeals that increased funding.

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‘This Is Not a Drill’: We Have Less Than One Week to Defeat ‘Barbaric’ Trumpcare Bill

Posted by on June 26, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
‘This Is Not a Drill’: We Have Less Than One Week to Defeat ‘Barbaric’ Trumpcare Bill

“The Senate’s health care legislation is an especially cruel and destructive transfer of wealth to the wealthiest American’s at the expense of kids, low-income Americans, the elderly, those with disabilities, and the nearly 23 million Americans who could lose their coverage as a result of health care repeal efforts,” said MoveOn.

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What the History Channel Left Out About The Declassified CIA Program: “History of MK-ULTRA”

What the History Channel Left Out About The Declassified CIA Program: “History of MK-ULTRA”

The CIA-sanctioned program [MK ULTRA] ran from the 1950s until the mid-1970s, though many believe that aspects of the program still exist today. The experiments were intended to identify drugs as well as procedures to be used in interrogations and torture in order to weaken victims and force confessions out of them through the use of mind control. Though the TV show lightly touched on the severe mental abuse participants endured, it completely left out the physical and sexual abuse involved as well as the other gruesome details of the experiments.

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From Bad to Worse: The GOP Assault on the Nation’s Health and Wellbeing

Posted by on June 25, 2017 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
From Bad to Worse: The GOP Assault on the Nation’s Health and Wellbeing

The US already does not have a healthy health care system because a powerful minority will not allow it. The US health care system is a dysfunctional nexus of arrangements imposed on the rest of us by ideologues and those who profit from our health care system’s dysfunction.

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Heartless! Senate Trumpcare Plan Every Bit as ‘Ugly’ and ‘Cruel’ as Expected

Posted by on June 23, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Heartless! Senate Trumpcare Plan Every Bit as ‘Ugly’ and ‘Cruel’ as Expected

The contents of the Seneate Trumpcare Plan released online have already sparked a flood of alarmed criticism, vows of opposition, and protests. If enacted, it would increase, by tens of millions, the number of people without insurance.

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Trump Wants to Cut Critical Services to Pay for Wealthy Tax Cut

Posted by on June 19, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Trump Wants to Cut Critical Services to Pay for Wealthy Tax Cut

What makes the cuts even more outrageous is that they’re being used to pay for Trump’s massive tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations.

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In ‘Significant’ Win for Water Protectors, Judge Orders Review of DAPL Permits

Posted by on June 16, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
In ‘Significant’ Win for Water Protectors, Judge Orders Review of DAPL Permits

In a 91-page ruling, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg declared that the Corps “did not adequately consider the impacts of an oil spill on fishing rights, hunting rights, or environmental justice, or the degree to which the pipeline’s effects are likely to be highly controversial.” Native American tribes and activists across the country deemed it a substantial win.

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What You’re Not Being Told About the Paris Climate Agreement

Posted by on June 5, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
What You’re Not Being Told About the Paris Climate Agreement

To hear people talk, apparently, the human race can only progress into the future and create new industries and technologies if we are flogged into it begrudgingly by our ‘wise’ government and corporate leaders.

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Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0, “Dripping With Intolerance,” Ruled Unconstitutional

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0, “Dripping With Intolerance,” Ruled Unconstitutional

The ruling by the federal appeals court said that Trump’s executive order “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination.”

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Forced Vaccinations Violate Constitutional Rights, Sweden’s Parliament Declares

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Forced Vaccinations Violate Constitutional Rights, Sweden’s Parliament Declares

Finally, one government on the face of the Earth has common sense! Kudos to the Swedish Parliament for members’ level-headedness in assessing vaccines as the bargain basement technology of the 20thcentury, and not mandating them.

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Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems

Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems

The truth is that the real problem lies in our hearts, and the corrupt politicians that currently represent us are simply a reflection of who we have become as a nation. The generations of people that founded this nation and established it as the greatest republic that the world had ever seen had far different values than most Americans do today. So until there is a dramatic shift in how most of us see the world, it is quite likely that not much in Washington will change.

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rump’s Tax Plan Cuts Business Taxes By More Than Half Benefitting the Ultra Wealthy Like Him

Posted by on April 27, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
rump’s Tax Plan Cuts Business Taxes By More Than Half Benefitting the Ultra Wealthy Like Him

The latest tax proposal from the Trump Administration would also eliminate the AMT and allow for the super wealthy to avoid paying any taxes at all.

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Donald Trump’s Biggest and Most Dangerous Lie Exposed [MUST SEE VIDEO]

Posted by on April 9, 2017 in Corruption, Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Donald Trump’s Biggest and Most Dangerous Lie Exposed [MUST SEE VIDEO]

Luke Rudkowski discusses how Trump acted with absolutely no evidence that the Syrian government deliberately attacked their own people and how it made absolutely no sense for them to do so. Luke also reveals Trump’s totally fake humanitarian reason for bombing Syria, and much more.

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Proposed #CollegeForAll Plan Would Tax Wall Street to Destroy Student Debt Crisis

Posted by on April 4, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Proposed #CollegeForAll Plan Would Tax Wall Street to Destroy Student Debt Crisis

In a Facebook post, Jayapal said the College for All legislation was necessary “to give our young people a future, reduce wealth inequality, and grow our economy.”

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UN Freedom Experts Claim Americans’ Protest Rights Are In Grave Danger – Here’s Why

Posted by on April 3, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
UN Freedom Experts Claim Americans’ Protest Rights Are In Grave Danger – Here’s Why

Maina Kiai and David Kaye, independent U.N. experts on freedom of peaceful assembly and expression respectively, are calling on lawmakers in the United States to stop the “alarming” trend of “undemocratic” anti-protest bills designed to criminalize or impede the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression. “The trend also threatens to jeopardize one of the United States’ constitutional pillars: free speech,” they said in a statement, calling for action to reverse such legislation.

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