Monthly Archives: July 2017

United Against Hate Rally

Submitted by Amy Turner: The  #unitedagainsthate rally took place on 7/28/17 across from the entrance to the Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood campus. Unfortunately we never saw Trump’s arrival, but that didn’t dampen the crowd’s spirits. I heard a crowd size … Continue reading

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Poison Papers: EPA in bed with Industry

Transcript From Secret Meeting Illustrates EPA Collusion With the Chemical Industry Friday, July 28, 2017 By Rebekah Wilce, The Center for Media and Democracy   (Photo: fotografixx / iStock / Getty Images Plus) The world of independent chemical testing has … Continue reading

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Trump’s support falling among swing-state voters who elected him, recent polls find

A third of voters remain hardcore, unapologetic fans STEVEN ROSENFELD, ALTERNET Posted on Salon.com Donald Trump during Cabinet Meeting(Credit: AP/Andrew Harnik) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Donald Trump is wearing out his welcome among the voters who swung 2016’s … Continue reading

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Letter from Former CBO Directors on the Importance of CBO’s Role in the Legislative Process

July 21, 2017 Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Honorable … Continue reading

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This is How Trump Can Destroy Obamacare

From Countable   On Tuesday, the seven-year quest by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, appeared to come to an end, and President Trump responded to the setback by vowing to “let Obamacare … Continue reading

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Math not Myths: Democrats Win When their Voters are Inspired to Turn out!

Great piece in the Nation:  July 18, 2017.  If there are 7 million Obama-to-Trump voters, why didn’t Trump’s vote total increase by 7 million? Democrats Are Trying to Win the 2018 Midterms in All the Wrong Ways, By Steve Phillips … Continue reading

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McConnell’s Unbelievably Reckless Plan B: Repeal ACA With Nothing to Replace It

Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by Indivisible Guide by Indivisible Project 11 Comments A repeal-only bill, explains Indivisible, is “the most extreme attempt yet at dismantling people’s healthcare.” (Photo: Amirah Sequeira/TwitPic)   Republicans considered going this same route in … Continue reading

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