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With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Social Safety Net

Posted by on April 27, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Social Safety Net

The budget blueprint from the Republican Study Committee (RSC)—and titled A Framework of Unified Conservatism—says it “would take unprecedented steps to begin the deconstruction of the administrative state” and would cut $12.4 trillion over the next decade from federal spending. Among the plan’s numerous goals are the repeal of Obamacare and raising the eligibility age of Medicare and Social Security benefits to age 70.

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Dalai Lama Caught in the Middle as India and China Reboot Ties

Posted by on April 21, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Dalai Lama Caught in the Middle as India and China Reboot Ties

Is India distancing itself from the Tibetan exile community six decades after the Dalai Lama fled to the country?

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Zuckerberg Faces Congressional Inquisition

Zuckerberg Faces Congressional Inquisition

Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company’s history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning last Tuesday from lawmakers

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US Police Spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

US Police Spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

Police in the US city of Boston unjustly spied on thousands of social media posts and specifically targeted Muslims and African Americans claims the ACLU

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In ‘Chilling’ Escalation, Trump Warns Russia That Missiles ‘Will Be Coming’ at Syria

Posted by on April 11, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
In ‘Chilling’ Escalation, Trump Warns Russia That Missiles ‘Will Be Coming’ at Syria

While no such official decision tweet on Wednesday has been announced, Trump’s indicates that the White House—which welcomed national security adviser and war “fanatic” John Bolton into the fold this week—is preparing to launch a military attack on Syria.

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More Than 800,000 Students Live in School Districts Where Shootings Have Happened

Posted by on April 7, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
More Than 800,000 Students Live in School Districts Where Shootings Have Happened

One school shooting after another has struck communities across the country, and the toll goes beyond the dead and wounded.

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A Mom in Florida is Caring for 1,250 Children of Illegal Immigrants in Case Their Parents are Deported

Posted by on April 7, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
A Mom in Florida is Caring for 1,250 Children of Illegal Immigrants in Case Their Parents are Deported

Nora Sandigo, an immigration activist, has accepted responsibility for 1,250 children of illegals

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Israel Bars Gaza Christians from Easter Worship

Posted by on March 31, 2018 in Government, Politics
Israel Bars Gaza Christians from Easter Worship

Hundreds of Palestinian Christians in Gaza are being blocked from worshipping at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem this Easter due to security restrictions.

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This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them.

Posted by on March 31, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them.

When Anna said she was raped by two on-duty cops, she thought it would be a simple case. She had no idea she lived in one of 35 states where officers can claim a detainee consented.

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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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Edward Snowden Leaks New Documents Showing That The NSA Worked “Urgently” To Target Bitcoin Users

Posted by on March 24, 2018 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Edward Snowden Leaks New Documents Showing That The NSA Worked “Urgently” To Target Bitcoin Users

New leaks from Edward Snowden, has just released documentation showing that the NSA worked ‘urgently’ to target bitcoin users.

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Responsibility Deflected, The CLOUD Act Passes

Posted by on March 24, 2018 in Government, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Responsibility Deflected, The CLOUD Act Passes

The CLOUD Act – a piece of legislation which may erode privacy protections around the globe – was passed by the Senate recently.

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Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

Posted by on March 18, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

“We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty? What are the forces that have caused the American middle class, once the envy of the world, to decline precipitously?” Sanders writes. “We need to hear from struggling Americans whose stories are rarely told in newspapers or television.”

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Student Suspended for Refusing to Leave Classroom During Gun Control #Walkout

Posted by on March 17, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Student Suspended for Refusing to Leave Classroom During Gun Control #Walkout

The idea that this week’s school walkout was some grassroots movement by students who are seeking to challenge the status quo is a farce, (according to Matt Agorist) following the suspension of a student who decided to not take part.

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Senators Were Sent Tar, Feathers And Poop Emojis After Controversial Gun Bill

Posted by on March 10, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Senators Were Sent Tar, Feathers And Poop Emojis After Controversial Gun Bill

This week, Florida senators passed a bill that raised the age to buy a firearm from 18 to 21 and imposed a minimum three-day waiting period on gun purchases.

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