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Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering Set for Introduction in US Congress

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering Set for Introduction in US Congress

Animal welfare advocates are praising on soon-to-be-introduced legislation in the United States that would ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses.

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Poll: 2016 is the Year Americans Stopped Trusting the Establishment – Especially the Media

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 4 Comments
Poll: 2016 is the Year Americans Stopped Trusting the Establishment – Especially the Media

Gallup poll summary: Americans clearly lack confidence in the institutions that affect their daily lives: …the banks that are supposed to protect Americans’ earnings; the U.S. Congress elected to represent the nation’s interests; and the news media that claims it exists to keep them informed.

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The Great Potential of Poor Americans. And How Plutocrats Just Want Them to Go Away.

Posted by on January 26, 2016 in Economy with 3 Comments
The Great Potential of Poor Americans. And How Plutocrats Just Want Them to Go Away.

Almost 63 percent of America’s work-eligible poor are working. Many of the remainder are plagued by a real unemployment rate that is two to five times higher than the official rate, as Congress has continually thwarted job creation proposals. The author weighs in on the issue.

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Big News: Chemtrail Activist Speaks to Congress

Big News: Chemtrail Activist Speaks to Congress

Patrick Roddie, a geoengineering activist, just testified before Congress delivering a powerful message about how those concerned with global warming are woefully off-point to ignore the effects of persistent contrails (a/k/a chemtrails) on our environment and our health.

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Is America’s Biggest Federation of Unions Caving on the TPP?

Written by on July 13, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Is America’s Biggest Federation of Unions Caving on the TPP?

I received an Email on July 6, 2015 about the Trans-Pacific Partnership from the largest federation of unions in the U.S. I have received previous Emails from them regarding this subject and they have been a vocal opponent of the TPP for years. What I found curious about this communication is how it has shifted its goal – from seeking the defeat of the bill to asking the president for revisions that will be good for labor. Now, keep in mind that many individuals and groups have stated that this is an awful trade bill. I have characterized the bill in a previous article as “trash” and attempted to make the point that, no matter how you try to dress it up or make it seem more palatable, trash is still trash.

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Single Payer Bill Gains Momentum as Obamacare is Still Under Fire

Posted by on February 13, 2015 in Corruption, Government with 0 Comments
Single Payer Bill Gains Momentum as Obamacare is Still Under Fire

A new poll shows that more than half of Americans — including 80 percent of Democrats and a quarter of Republicans — support expanding health reform to “Medicare for All.” While Obamacare has been a step in the right direction, more and more people across the country understand that a single-payer healthcare system is the only way to guarantee quality care and at the same time reduce medical costs.

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