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Elizabeth Warren: Democrats Will Keep Losing Until the Entire Party Is ‘Willing to Take on the Billionaire Class’

Posted by on June 11, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Elizabeth Warren: Democrats Will Keep Losing Until the Entire Party Is ‘Willing to Take on the Billionaire Class’

In a recent interview, Elizabeth Warren said she agrees with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that too many Democrats lack the “guts” to take on Wall Street and argued that her party will keep suffering electoral losses until all of its members are “willing to take on the billionaire class… Until we have all of the Democrats who are willing to fight for the American people and not for a handful of billionaires and giant corporations, then it’s going to stay an uphill fight.”

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California Turning Off the Water: Residents Must Wash Clothes & Shower on Alternating Days

California Turning Off the Water: Residents Must Wash Clothes & Shower on Alternating Days

The California water shortage is greatly exaggerated for political purposes, which is the justification for more government control.  It is a jarring fact that only 11% of available water is allocated for urban use, 41% goes to agriculture, and 48% is allocated to protect the environment. The federal government has control over that portion and requires most of it to flow into the Pacific Ocean! As we have seen in California’s Central Valley, which used to be the breadbasket of America, supplying over 50% of the nation’s vegetables, fruits and nuts, government control over water has become control over the food supply. No water, no food.

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The Former Busboy Who Held a Dying Robert F. Kennedy Reflects on the Senator’s Final Moments

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
The Former Busboy Who Held a Dying Robert F. Kennedy Reflects on the Senator’s Final Moments

Juan Romero continues to struggle with what happened that day 50 years ago, which saw him go from desperately hoping RFK would shake his hand to cradling the mortally-injured politician’s head on the floor of the hotel’s kitchen. “I remember extending my hand as far as I could, and then I remember him shaking my hand,” the California man, who worked at the hotel at the time, told StoryCorps which aired on NPR’s Morning Edition. “And as he let go, somebody shot him.”

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As Deadline Fast Approaches, House Members Warned to Defend Net Neutrality or “Face Internet’s Wrath”

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
As Deadline Fast Approaches, House Members Warned to Defend Net Neutrality or “Face Internet’s Wrath”

With less than a week before the FCC’s “resoundingly unpopular” repeal of net neutrality rules go into effect on June 11th, defenders of the open internet and online consumers are warning members of the U.S. House of Representatives to either immediately back a resolution petition that would nullify the rules or “face the internet’s wrath.” According to Candace Clement, campaign director for the Free Press Action, “This will be one of the biggest showdowns of the summer in the House. For constituents everywhere Net Neutrality is non-negotiable. Our elected representatives can either side with the people and support the CRA or with the cable and phone lobby.” As part of their campaign, the coalition has organized a day of actions for TODAY (Thursday, June 7), so that citizens nationwide can visit or contact their House member in order to demand support for the CRA.

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‘Very, Very Disturbing’: Trump Asserts ‘Absolute Right’ to Pardon Himself

Posted by on June 5, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
‘Very, Very Disturbing’: Trump Asserts ‘Absolute Right’ to Pardon Himself

Echoing the tyrannical claim of his lawyer Rudy Giuliani in a Twitter outburst on Monday, President Donald Trump asserted that he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself—a statement legal experts said is both factually inaccurate and dangerous. Responding to the president’s tweet, former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti wrote, “You don’t need to be a lawyer to understand why courts would never uphold a president’s power to commit crimes and then pardon himself for them.”

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The Notorious Council On Foreign Relations Says Domestic Propaganda is Necessary

The Notorious Council On Foreign Relations Says Domestic Propaganda is Necessary

Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy, where every position of power is appointed by either the king or other members of the Al Saud royal family from which the nation derives its name. Trump recently visited Saudi Arabia, a close ally of the U.S., and took the opportunity to deeply criticize the two nations’ mutual foe, Iran, and its commitment to democracy weeks after it held its presidential election. Though clearly hilarious and at the same time appropriately awkward, the incident highlighted the fact that mainstream journalists rarely ask the obvious questions that might so easily expose the glaring hypocrisy of US foreign policy and its leaders.

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The Greatest Danger for and of the Trump Presidency?

Posted by on June 3, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
The Greatest Danger for and of the Trump Presidency?

Trump looks to be here to ring out the old and stimulate the new into action. That’s if he does not commit suicide by Mac Attack. Give him this, he’s shinning the light, albeit unintentionally, in dark place of the American psyche that needs healing, all the way back to the founding fathers; many of whom were slave owners.

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Experts Put Blame for Canceled North Korea Talks Squarely on Trump’s Top Warmonger John Bolton

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Experts Put Blame for Canceled North Korea Talks Squarely on Trump’s Top Warmonger John Bolton

While Trump insisted that “open hostility” from Pyongyang in recent days was what ultimately led him to call off the summit, Korea experts were quick to point out that White House officials’ repeated references to the so-called “Libya model” provoked angry responses from North Korean officials, who have warned constantly over the past several weeks that it views such comments as explicit regime change threats.

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For Evangelicals, Jerusalem Is About Prophecy

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
For Evangelicals, Jerusalem Is About Prophecy

Jerusalem is linked in prophecy in the Bible and some evangelicals may see the recent move to have Jerusalem as capital in Israel as more than a political one.

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Sanders Rips Bolton and Other Washington Hawks Who Push ‘War and Militarism’ as ‘Answer to Everything’

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Sanders Rips Bolton and Other Washington Hawks Who Push ‘War and Militarism’ as ‘Answer to Everything’

“This is a man who was a key adviser to President Bush, George W. Bush, in urging him to…invade Iraq because supposedly Iraq had weapons of mass destruction,” Sanders said of Bolton, who Trump selected to be his top foreign policy adviser in March. “As I think most Americans now know, that effort in Iraq was the worst foreign policy disaster in the modern history of this country.” (Plus, the death and devastation it caused in Iraq).

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The Truth About Capitalism

The Truth About Capitalism

In the years leading up to the economic crisis in 2008, banks increased the funding for the riskiest loans (called subprime loans), from $30 billion a year to over $600 billion a year, rigged even higher interest rates on those loans, and then, while the bankers were making billions of dollars of profits off the borrowers’ high interest repayments, they made further profits betting against their customers ever being able to pay back the loans they had just been given. The FBI warned the government about this in reports as early as 2006, the IMF’s chief economist, Raghurum Rajan, presented a paper to the men in charge of all the world’s major banks, including the Federal Reserve, warning of the potential collapse of the system due to dangerous incentives, and journalist Allan Sloan published articles in Fortune magazine and The Washington Post in 2007 – nothing was done.

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U.S. Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Teen Pregnancy Grant Cuts

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
U.S. Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Teen Pregnancy Grant Cuts

Planned Parenthood, other organizations and a Washington state county filed lawsuits challenging a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to defund more than $200 million in teen pregnancy prevention programs.

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Muslims In America Are Just As American As Everyone Else — And We’re Afraid Too

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Muslims In America Are Just As American As Everyone Else — And We’re Afraid Too

Do you know what being Muslim in America is like? This writer tries to explain.

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Craigslist, Reddit Shut Down Personal Ads In Wake Of Sex Trafficking Bill

Posted by on April 28, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Craigslist, Reddit Shut Down Personal Ads In Wake Of Sex Trafficking Bill

Craigslist shuttered its personal ads section after the U.S. Senate passed Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) on Wednesday

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Crosses Border for Historic Talks with South

Posted by on April 28, 2018 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Crosses Border for Historic Talks with South

The leaders of North and South Korea signed a historic declaration on Friday pledging “no more war” and a common goal of the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula.

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