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Bowing to CIA Secrecy on JFK Assassination, Trump Blocks Release of the ‘Good Stuff’

Posted by on October 29, 2017 in Corruption, Government with 0 Comments
Bowing to CIA Secrecy on JFK Assassination, Trump Blocks Release of the ‘Good Stuff’

Bowing to last-minute pressure from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he had “no choice” but to block the release of thousands of pages of classified documents related to the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy for at least another 180 days, citing unspecified “national security concerns.”

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How We Can Prevent Nuclear War With North Korea

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
How We Can Prevent Nuclear War With North Korea

The obedience of Republicans in Congress is almost always politically motivated, since they fear that moving outside of party lines will cost them their jobs. But if they think that their obedience will actually lose them the next election they will be less likely to follow in Eichmann’s footsteps. That’s why large-scale public pressure is the key to preventing nuclear war.

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A Sitting Senator Just Committed Political Suicide by Telling the Truth About US Politics

Posted by on October 25, 2017 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
A Sitting Senator Just Committed Political Suicide by Telling the Truth About US Politics

Senator Jeff Flake: “Mr. President, I rise today to address a matter that has been much on my mind, at a moment when it seems that our democracy is more defined by our discord and our dysfunction than it is by our values and our principles… It must also be said that I rise today with no small measure of regret. Regret, because of the state of our disunion, regret because of the disrepair and destructiveness of our politics, regret because of the indecency of our discourse, regret because of the coarseness of our leadership, regret for the compromise of our moral authority, and by our — all of our — complicity in this alarming and dangerous state of affairs. It is time for our complicity and our accommodation of the unacceptable to end…”

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The Media Is Officially Questioning Donald Trump’s Sanity: Are They Right?

Posted by on October 19, 2017 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Media Is Officially Questioning Donald Trump’s Sanity: Are They Right?

By James Holbrooks | The Anti-Media (ANTIMEDIA)  — Punch “Trump impeachment” into the search engine of your preference right now, and you’ll get a screen packed with articles on the subject. Anyone who follows politics — or even just glances at the news from time to time — will understand that this possibility was inevitable. It’s no secret that […]

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‘Red Alert’ Sounded: Trumpcare Is Back, More Brutal and Deadly Than Ever

Posted by on September 19, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
‘Red Alert’ Sounded: Trumpcare Is Back, More Brutal and Deadly Than Ever

Progressive organizations, lawmakers, hospital groups, and healthcare specialists have issued a “red alert” as reporting over the weekend indicated that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is considering a vote by the end of this month on what Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called Sunday “yet another disastrous Republican proposal to throw millions of people off health insurance.”

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Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US ‘Oligarchy’ and Trump’s Diplomatic Failures

Posted by on September 14, 2017 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US ‘Oligarchy’ and Trump’s Diplomatic Failures

Former President Carter also offered a rebuttal to the approach to North Korea taken by not only President Donald Trump but by former President Barack Obama. Carter said that “the first thing I would do is treat the North Koreans with respect. I would be talking to them. We have refused to talk to them since George W. Bush was in office.

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Immigrant Groups Mobilize To Combat Trump’s ‘Cruel’ and ‘Heartless’ Plan to End DACA

Posted by on September 5, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Immigrant Groups Mobilize To Combat Trump’s ‘Cruel’ and ‘Heartless’ Plan to End DACA

DACA allows undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as minors to apply for work permits and shields them from deportation. After Politico reported on Sunday evening that the president would announce a six-month delay before he terminates DACA protections for nearly 800,000 people, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was among many Trump critics who expressed outrage at the president’s plan.

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14 Times Trump Warned Against Doing What He Just Did in Afghanistan

Posted by on August 23, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
14 Times Trump Warned Against Doing What He Just Did in Afghanistan

On the same day millions of Americans were thrilled to witness — and equally distracted by — a total solar eclipse, Donald Trump decided it was time to announce a “dramatically different” foreign policy plan for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Just how “different” is Trump’s new plan? In reality, the ‘new’ plan is simply more of the same failed policy of the past, one Trump promised to put an end to numerous times over the years prior to moving into the White House.

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Trump Kills Study on Health Impacts of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Posted by on August 22, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Trump Kills Study on Health Impacts of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Bill Price, senior Appalachia organizing representative for Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign, called it “infuriating that Trump would halt this study on the health effects of mountaintop removal coal mining, research that people in Appalachia have been demanding for years. Trump has once again shown the people of Appalachia that we mean nothing to him. From his proposed budget cuts to the Appalachian Regional Commission, to pushing to take away healthcare from thousands of Appalachian people, to now stripping doctors and scientists of the ability to warn us about the health effects of mountaintop coal removal, Trump’s showing that he’s only been pretending to care about our communities.”

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Dear America: The World’s Not Quite as F*cked as the Mainstream Media Makes it Out to Be

Dear America: The World’s Not Quite as F*cked as the Mainstream Media Makes it Out to Be

No matter what you turn, it seems the world is burning and chaos reigns supreme. War, threats of war, racism, violence, hatred, and division populate the news cycle and leave us few options but to hang our heads in hopelessness, despair, and increasingly, rage. However, things are not as bad as the mainstream media makes it out to be. Here are both some recent and long-term developments to remind you there is still hope for the human race.

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The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: It’s a Medicare Time Bomb

Posted by on June 27, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: It’s a Medicare Time Bomb

The broken promise on Medicare is in danger of slipping by beneath the radar. Only days after the election, Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he saw an opportunity to realize his decades-long dream of destroying Medicare. He said that he planned to enact legislation as soon as possible that would end Medicare’s guaranteed benefit and replace it with voucher coupons. Ryan justified this horrible plan — destined to leave the nation’s seniors without medical care after a lifetime of work — by claiming “because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke.” Nothing could be further from the truth. The Affordable Care Act improved Medicare’s long-term finances, by requiring the wealthiest Americans to pay somewhat more. Trumpcare repeals that increased funding.

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Battle for the Net: On July 12th the Internet Will Stand Together to Save Net Neutrality

Posted by on June 7, 2017 in Government, Internet Control with 0 Comments
Battle for the Net: On July 12th the Internet Will Stand Together to Save Net Neutrality

In order to confront what they consider a frontal attack on the Internet by the Republican Party and the powerful telecommunications industry, defenders of net neutrality joined with some of the web’s most influential companies on Tuesday in announcing a new campaign and global day of action designed to defend rules enshrined by the Federal Communications Commission just two years ago.

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What You’re Not Being Told About the Paris Climate Agreement

Posted by on June 5, 2017 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
What You’re Not Being Told About the Paris Climate Agreement

To hear people talk, apparently, the human race can only progress into the future and create new industries and technologies if we are flogged into it begrudgingly by our ‘wise’ government and corporate leaders.

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Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0, “Dripping With Intolerance,” Ruled Unconstitutional

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0, “Dripping With Intolerance,” Ruled Unconstitutional

The ruling by the federal appeals court said that Trump’s executive order “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination.”

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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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