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Media Silent as Congress Finally Debates America’s Endless Wars [VIDEO]

Posted by on March 1, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Media Silent as Congress Finally Debates America’s Endless Wars [VIDEO]

For over 16 years—a time period spanning the George W. Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations—the executive branch has leaned on that Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) to justify wars across the world—from the Philippines to Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia—in the name of defeating supposed terrorist organizations, without prior congressional approval.

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#ArmMeWith: Teachers Lead Opposition to Trump’s Plan to Give Educators Guns

Posted by on February 23, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
#ArmMeWith: Teachers Lead Opposition to Trump’s Plan to Give Educators Guns

With the #ArmMeWith social media campaign, educators are calling for the government to provide them with school supplies, books, and other resources instead of spending an estimated $1 billion to train teachers to act as armed guards—while also being responsible for educating the nation’s children.

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A Very Brief History of Taxation in America (What You Should Know)

Posted by on February 16, 2018 in Government, Policies with 19 Comments
A Very Brief History of Taxation in America (What You Should Know)

Most Americans in 1913 paid no income tax. The average annual earnings of a middle-class family were approximately $800 and only people earning $3,000 or more annually were requested to voluntarily comply by filing a 1040 form to pay a one percent in taxes.

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The Next Big Fight: Saving Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security from Massive Cuts

Posted by on February 1, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
The Next Big Fight: Saving Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security from Massive Cuts

Republicans like to call Social Security and Medicare “entitlements,” as if they’re some kind of giveaway. But Americans pay into these programs throughout their entire working lives. It’s Americans’ own money they’re getting back through these programs.

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Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows With 60 Percent of Americans Now in Favor

Posted by on January 26, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows With 60 Percent of Americans Now in Favor

Sixty percent of those surveyed said adults should have the right to buy marijuana. Nearly three-quarters of people ages 18 to 34 supported legalization according to the new poll.

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Denouncing ‘FCC’s Dangerous Ruling,’ Cuomo Signs Order to Protect Net Neutrality in New York

Posted by on January 25, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Denouncing ‘FCC’s Dangerous Ruling,’ Cuomo Signs Order to Protect Net Neutrality in New York

“The FCC’s dangerous ruling goes against the core values of our democracy, and New York will do everything in our power to protect net neutrality and the free exchange of ideas,” Cuomo vowed in a statement. “With this executive order, we reaffirm our commitment to freedom and democracy and help ensure that the internet remains free and open to all.”

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Sanders Slams Trump’s Anti-Immigration Ad, Backs Border Wall Talks to Protect Dreamers

Posted by on January 22, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 2 Comments
Sanders Slams Trump’s Anti-Immigration Ad, Backs Border Wall Talks to Protect Dreamers

In his interview with Jake Tapper, the Sanders denounced an ad released by President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign which portrayed Democratic lawmakers as “complicit” in any murder committed by an undocumented immigrant.

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A Well-Known CIA Pilot Claims That The Moon Has 250 Million Citizens

A Well-Known CIA Pilot Claims That The Moon Has 250 Million Citizens

As far back as 1970, two well-respected members of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, Michael Vasin and Alexander Shcherbakov, created a hypothesis suggesting that the Moon is a spaceship created by unknown beings. Fast forward to today, and we have former high-ranking members of the military and intelligence agencies sharing their knowledge with regards to strange things that are happening on the Moon. A few examples are listed in the articles linked below.
Good says that a former member of MI6 revealed her conversation with Neil Armstrong at a NASA conference, when he confirmed there were “other” spacecraft on the Moon when Apollo 11 landed in 1969. Armstrong also confirmed the CIA was behind the coverup. He also goes into more detail about it in this 2013 lecture.

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As #TrumpShutdown Takes Hold DACA Supporters Denounce GOP’s ‘Racist Agenda’

Posted by on January 21, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 1 Comment
As #TrumpShutdown Takes Hold DACA Supporters Denounce GOP’s ‘Racist Agenda’

Democrats refused to back the spending deal as it did not include protections for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as well as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), both of which have strong public support.

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US Global Standing Plummets as Trump Threatens Human Rights at Home and Abroad

Posted by on January 19, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
US Global Standing Plummets as Trump Threatens Human Rights at Home and Abroad

Trump “displays a disturbing fondness for rights-trampling strongmen,” wrote Kenneth Roth, executive director of HRW. The report also denounced the president’s threats to human rights within the U.S., noting that “Trump has targeted refugees and immigrants, calling them criminals and security threats; emboldened racist politics by equivocating on white nationalism; and consistently championed anti-Muslim ideas and policies,” and cataloging his administration’s threats to women’s rights and Americans’ right to healthcare as well.

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22 States File Suit to ‘Stop the FFC’s Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality’

Posted by on January 18, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
22 States File Suit to ‘Stop the FFC’s Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality’

Leading this latest effort “to stop the FCC’s illegal rollback of net neutrality” is New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who said in a statement, “An open internet—and the free exchange of ideas it allows—is critical to our democratic process.”

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After Living in US for 30 Years, Man Ripped from Family’s Arms and Deported to Mexico

Posted by on January 17, 2018 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
After Living in US for 30 Years, Man Ripped from Family’s Arms and Deported to Mexico

After 30 years of living in the U.S, Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old Lincoln Park landscaper, was deported on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday from metro Detroit to Mexico, a move supporters say was another example of immigrants being unfairly targeted under the Trump administration.

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Owning Our Shit: The US Has a Moral Obligation to Admit Migrants Who’ve Left Their Homes Because of America’s Foreign Policies

Posted by on January 15, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Owning Our Shit: The US Has a Moral Obligation to Admit Migrants Who’ve Left Their Homes Because of America’s Foreign Policies

The US has supported many governments that pursue wealth for a small elite and create conditions of poverty, political repression, and warfare. It is these conditions that lead to migration.

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New Analysis Shows Federal Marijuana Legalization Could Raise $130 Billion, Add 1 Million Jobs by 2025

Posted by on January 11, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
New Analysis Shows Federal Marijuana Legalization Could Raise $130 Billion, Add 1 Million Jobs by 2025

Though a key argument for legalizing marijuana in the United States is that it would put a tremendous and necessary dent in the domestic and global failure known as “the War on Drugs,” a new analysis out Wednesday reveals that federal legalization could also raise more than $130 billion in tax revenue by 2025 while also creating more than 1.1 million new jobs.

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How Wealth Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity

Posted by on January 10, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
How Wealth Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity

A smallish group of shockingly wealthy households around the world — especially in America — is gaining more and more power along with their wealth. They’re making it nearly impossible to reverse the deadly effects of an unnaturally unequal society, in part because they’re no longer connected to the world beyond their estates. They police us, they starve our public institutions, they abhor any form of social cooperation, they blame the poor for being poor.

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