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Democrat Wins as Maine Becomes First State to Use Ranked-Choice Voting in National Race

Posted by on November 16, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Democrat Wins as Maine Becomes First State to Use Ranked-Choice Voting in National Race

Maine’s 2nd congressional district made history Thursday afternoon as it named Jared Golden the winner of his race for incumbent Rep. Bruce Poliquin’s (R-Maine) seat, after the state used ranked-choice voting for the first time in a national race to determine the winner.

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New Study Details ‘Staggering’ $6 Trillion (and Counting) Price Tag of Endless US War

Posted by on November 15, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
New Study Details ‘Staggering’ $6 Trillion (and Counting) Price Tag of Endless US War

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs reports (pdf) that by the end of the 2019 fiscal year, the U.S. will have spent $5.9 trillion on military spending in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and other countries, as well as veterans’ care, interest on debt payments, and related spending at the Homeland Security and State Departments.

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35-40% Of Washington Is Involved In Covering Up Human Trafficking – Says Ex NYPD Officer

35-40% Of Washington Is Involved In Covering Up Human Trafficking – Says Ex NYPD Officer

Another insider, and a very credible one at that, has stepped forward to expose how prevalent human trafficking actually is in our world, cities, and most notably, in Washington. Retired Detective Jim ‘Jimmy Boots’ Rothstein, was a member of the New York City Police Department, and various ‘out of state’ agencies for over a decade where he was assigned to investigate sex trafficking.  His job brought him to travel the world investigating how these rings operate.

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Half Million Killed by America’s Global War on Terror ‘Just Scratches the Surface’ of Human Destruction

Posted by on November 11, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Half Million Killed by America’s Global War on Terror ‘Just Scratches the Surface’ of Human Destruction

CLN Editor Note: It seems pretty clear that the U.S. Government has no intention of stopping their endless wars. It’s all about nation building and money for our war machine contractors. The sanctity of human life doesn’t appear to be a factor. We the people need to do something about it. Our consciousness MATTERS. Join […]

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Medicare for All Will Destroy the GOP—Because It Could Make it Very Easy For Every Citizen Over 18 To Vote

Posted by on November 8, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Medicare for All Will Destroy the GOP—Because It Could Make it Very Easy For Every Citizen Over 18 To Vote

Now we know why the GOP is truly terrified of Medicare for All; it will wipe out the Republican Party’s control of the House, Senate, White House, and most state governments. Because it could make it very easy for every citizen over 18 to vote.

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More Than 100 Women Elected To Congress In Historic Midterms

Posted by on November 7, 2018 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
More Than 100 Women Elected To Congress In Historic Midterms

A record number of women were elected to Congress on Tuesday night as an unprecedented number of female candidates ran for the first time.

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Americans Urged to Vote ‘Like the Planet Depends On It—Because It Does’

Posted by on November 6, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Americans Urged to Vote ‘Like the Planet Depends On It—Because It Does’

Tuesday’s elections are providing voters with a chance to stop Trump’s anti-climate, pro-fossil fuels agenda in its tracks, Greenpeace said. The midterms come less than a month after the United Nations released an urgent new report stating that a 40 to 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions is needed by 2030 in order to keep the planet from warming more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.

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As GOP Moves to Cut Medicare and Social Security, 60% of Americans Say Repeal Trump Tax Scam Instead

Posted by on October 29, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
As GOP Moves to Cut Medicare and Social Security, 60% of Americans Say Repeal Trump Tax Scam Instead

By Jake Johnson | Common Dreams As President Donald Trump and Republican leaders make clear that they intend to enact deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security after next month’s midterms in a supposed effort to rein in the soaring deficit—which has ballooned largely due to Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax law—a survey published on Friday found that nearly two-thirds of […]

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Voters Face a Simple Choice: Expand Social Security and Medicare, or Watch GOP Eviscerate Them Both

Posted by on October 28, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Voters Face a Simple Choice: Expand Social Security and Medicare, or Watch GOP Eviscerate Them Both

Do older Americans want bigger Social Security checks and expanded Medicare coverage – or do they want their benefits cut? That is the fundamental question for seniors and their families with less than two weeks until the mid-term elections. The majority party in Congress has proposed time and again to slash Social Security and Medicare benefits under the guise of ‘entitlement reform.’

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Peacemakers, Warmongers and Fence Sitters: Who Represents You?

Posted by on October 24, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Peacemakers, Warmongers and Fence Sitters: Who Represents You?

In lifetime voting records tabulated by Peace Action, the average House Democrat has a 72% peace voting record, while the average House Republican scores only 10%. In the Senate, the difference is 69% to 14%.

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Global ‘War on Drugs’ Terrible at Eradicating Drugs, But Great at Upending Societies: Report

Posted by on October 22, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Global ‘War on Drugs’ Terrible at Eradicating Drugs, But Great at Upending Societies: Report

A major study designed to assess how national governments wage their so-called “war on drugs” shows that the last ten years of such policies have not only failed to put a dent in the illegal drug trade, the tactics have had serious negative impacts for global health, human rights, public safety and economic progress.

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Canada Becomes First Major Economy To Legalise Recreational Cannabis

Posted by on October 18, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Canada Becomes First Major Economy To Legalise Recreational Cannabis

Canada is the first major world economy to legalise recreational cannabis. Weed enthusiasts celebrated the “end of prohibition” as the clock struck midnight on Tuesday evening and the first legal pot sales for non-medical purposes were made across the country. 

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All Laws That Make It a Crime to be Homeless Should Be Repealed and Here’s What Should Replace Them

Posted by on October 18, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies with 0 Comments
All Laws That Make It a Crime to be Homeless Should Be Repealed and Here’s What Should Replace Them

And all laws that make it a crime to be homeless should be repealed. Burdening homeless people with fines and fees makes it even more difficult for them to return to the tax rolls. There are better ways to deal with the homeless. Here are some proven solutions…

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The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is on the Ballot This November

Posted by on October 17, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is on the Ballot This November

Everyone who cares about their Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid needs to vote on November 6. If Republican politicians and the donors who own them retain full control of Congress, they are determined to finally succeed in their longstanding goal of ending all three programs.

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EPA Aims to Weaken Radiation Regulations as FCC Gives Telecoms $2B to Install 5G Everywhere

EPA Aims to Weaken Radiation Regulations as FCC Gives Telecoms $2B to Install 5G Everywhere

The Trump administration is quietly moving to weaken U.S. radiation regulations, turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight. The government’s current, decades-old guidance says that any exposure to harmful radiation is a cancer risk. And critics say the proposed change could lead to higher levels of exposure for workers at nuclear installations and oil and gas drilling sites, medical workers doing X-rays and CT scans, people living next to Superfund sites and any members of the public who one day might find themselves exposed to a radiation release.

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