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New York Voters File Emergency Lawsuit Over Mysterious Voting “Purges”

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 13 Comments
New York Voters File Emergency Lawsuit Over Mysterious Voting “Purges”

“Everyone, this is scary stuff—no matter your candidate, we need to protect our right to vote for whomever we choose,” wrote one New York voter who discovered that she had been unregistered as a Democrat without her knowledge last month.

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Hillary Clinton Raises Huge Sums at Homes of Clooney, Katzenberg

Hillary Clinton Raises Huge Sums at Homes of Clooney, Katzenberg

Hillary Clinton raised money for her campaign and the Democratic party from an array of Hollywood figures at the homes of George Clooney and Jeffrey Katzenberg on Saturday, in what was expected to be her most successful evening of showbiz fundraising so far in the 2016 presidential race.

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Ron Paul: “The System Is All Rigged and Voting Is Just Pacification”

Posted by on April 18, 2016 in Government, Politics with 49 Comments
Ron Paul: “The System Is All Rigged and Voting Is Just Pacification”

“More people are discovering that the system is all rigged and voting is just pacification,” said the three-time presidential candidate about the U.S. elections.

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Medical Marijuana Could Be Legal in Pennsylvania by Week’s End

Posted by on April 16, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 13 Comments
Medical Marijuana Could Be Legal in Pennsylvania by Week’s End

The Pennsylvania medical marijuana bill is back in the hands of the state House after the Senate passed the chamber by a vote of 42-7 Tuesday. If the House passes the bill, it will go to Governor Tom Wolf’s desk, where it is expected to be signed. The bill has been in the works for more than 2 years, and the volley between the 2 branches has been ongoing for more than a year.

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2016: The Year that Americans Found out Our Elections Are Rigged

Posted by on April 14, 2016 in Government, Politics with 86 Comments
2016: The Year that Americans Found out Our Elections Are Rigged

Under the Democratic Party’s oddball delegate system, Sanders’ winning streak — he has won seven out of the past eight contests — counts for little. In fact, despite receiving 55.7% of the votes to Clinton’s 44.3%, he splits Wyoming’s 14 pledged delegates 7 to 7 under the caucus calculus. Clinton, meanwhile, also gets the state’s four superdelegates — who had already pledged their allegiance to her in January. So despite ‘losing,’ she triumphs 11-7 in the delegate tally.

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Missouri City Bans Edible Plants from Front Yards

Posted by on April 13, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies, Politics with 2 Comments
Missouri City Bans Edible Plants from Front Yards

Do you think a free citizen should have the right to grow food on their own private property? A city board in Missouri doesn’t think so. In fact one family has been given a mere four days to destroy their beloved food source simply because it is in their front yard. Nathan Athans loves his garden. “I spend all my free time out here,” he says. Besides the therapeutic and health benefits of getting your hands in the soil, and the financial savings of having fresh nutritious food readily available, Nathan also enjoys the peace of mind. “I want my family to know where their food is coming from, I don’t want to have to go to the grocery store and worry about what was done to that food,” he says.

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Bernie’s Plan To Bust Up the “Too Big To Fail” Banks Could Ensure the Safety Of the American Economy

Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 12 Comments
Bernie’s Plan To Bust Up the “Too Big To Fail” Banks Could Ensure the Safety Of the American Economy

Sanders knows how to bust up the big banks. He’s already introduced legislation to do just that. And even without new legislation a president has the power under the Dodd-Frank reform act to initiate such a breakup.

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Clinton and Obama Pushed the Trade Deal That Made the Panama Papers Scandal Possible

Clinton and Obama Pushed the Trade Deal That Made the Panama Papers Scandal Possible

The Panama Papers may spell disaster for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. As it turns out, the then-Secretary of State and President Barack Obama supported the trade deal that made the whole thing possible. The papers consist of more than 11.5 million documents from the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca, based in Panama, accounting for one of the largest document leaks in history.

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Bernie Sanders Invited to Speak at the Vatican Next Week

Posted by on April 10, 2016 in Government, Politics with 85 Comments
Bernie Sanders Invited to Speak at the Vatican Next Week

Next week immediately following the last debate with Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders, the only US political person invited, flies to Rome to speak at the Vatican. Bernie Sanders views mirror the Pope’s on social issues, addressing greed, and climate change, poverty etc.

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Bernie Sanders is Right—Regulation Isn’t Enough, We Need to Ban Fracking

Posted by on April 8, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 10 Comments
Bernie Sanders is Right—Regulation Isn’t Enough, We Need to Ban Fracking

Sanders’ unequivocal ban on fracking, coupled with a just transition to clean and renewable energy, is what this country needs.

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Why the Press and Pundits Keep Getting It Wrong on Sanders, and Why it Will Cost Them and Us if It Continues

Posted by on April 6, 2016 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
Why the Press and Pundits Keep Getting It Wrong on Sanders, and Why it Will Cost Them and Us if It Continues

By John Atcheson | Common Dreams For the past several months, pundits, the corporate media, and the Democratic Establishment have been pushing the idea that Hillary Clinton has all but sewn up the nomination.  The closer Sanders makes the race, the harder they push this misguided shibboleth. But ask any good pollster and he or she […]

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Legalize it All: How to Win the War on Drugs

Legalize it All: How to Win the War on Drugs

“The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I’m saying? We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”

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Bernie Fires Back Against Hillary’s False Accusations

Posted by on April 3, 2016 in Government, Politics with 49 Comments
Bernie Fires Back Against Hillary’s False Accusations

Hitlary Clinton lost her temper when questioned by an undecided voter about climate change and declared she has no money and no contributions from the fossil fuel industry. Sanders came back with actual figures of contributions.

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Must Watch: Nick Cannon DESTROYS Everything We’re Being Told About the Election

Posted by on March 30, 2016 in Government, Politics with 28 Comments
Must Watch: Nick Cannon DESTROYS Everything We’re Being Told About the Election

Cannon performs a spoken word rap poem outside of a polling station, in which he rejects every major candidate and the electoral process as a whole. The poem discusses how voting for any of the major candidates will not change poverty, war, or the system of corruption currently in place.

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You Can Help a Family Farmer Save His Farm, Here’s How

You Can Help a Family Farmer Save His Farm, Here’s How

We are very concerned what appears to be a glaring and very violent assault on small farmers, Black farmers, and the right to self-determination in this country, via the recent seizure of North Carolina Farmer Eddie Wise’s land. On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, around 7:30 a.m., at least fourteen (14) Federal Marshals in full military gear with full-scale military guns drawn, along with several county sheriff officers, descended on the 106 acre farm in Nash County, NC, and forcibly escorted Eddie Wise and his wife, who was still in bed and suffers from a debilitating medical condition, out of their home and off the land that they have owned for more than 20 years.

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