Monthly Archives: July 2017

It’s Time For Politics To Take A Back Seat To Those They Serve. Let’s Have a Bi-Partisan HealthCare Solution: This Could Be A Start

A liberal think tank just released its own proposal to fix Obamacare Posted on Vox.com   Jeff Stein Jun 29, 2017, 11:30am EDT Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and dozens of other Senate Democrats hold photos of patients on the Capitol … Continue reading

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REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS BUY HEALTH INSURANCE STOCKS AS REPEAL EFFORT MOVES FORWARD

Posted on The Intercept Lee Fang July 6 2017, 5:33 p.m. JUST AS THE HOUSE Republican bill to slash much of the Affordable Care Act moved forward, Rep. Mike Conaway, a Texas Republican and member of Speaker Paul Ryan’s leadership team, … Continue reading

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Obamacare Inspires Unlikely Political Action In California’s Red Region

KAISER HEALTH NEWS/CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By April Dembosky, KQED   July 6, 2017 Greta Elliott talks to her staff at the Canby Family Practice Clinic in Modoc County. (April Dembosky/KQED) Modoc County, in the northeastern corner of … Continue reading

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United States Files Civil Action To Forfeit Thousands Of Ancient Iraqi Artifacts Imported By Hobby Lobby

Yes, this is the same Hobby Lobby that was “holier than thou” before the US Supreme Court US Department of Justice   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Cuneiform Tablets Were Falsely Labeled as Product “Samples” and Shipped to … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: On Trump and the State of the Union – SCARY!

GREAT INTERVIEW! THE STONE JULY 5, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Email Save Over the past few months, as the disturbing prospect of a Trump administration became a disturbing reality, I decided to reach out to … Continue reading

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Voter fraud commission may have violated law — TheHill.com  

BY LYDIA WHEELER AND MIKE LILLIS – 07/05/17 06:07 PM President Trump’s voter fraud commission may have violated the law by ignoring federal requirements governing requests for information from states, several experts on the regulatory process told The Hill. Experts … Continue reading

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Voter “Integrity” and Republican Hypocrisy

You have to love the sheer effrontery of the Trump Administration’s new Presidential Advisory Commission on Voter Integrity, set up to validate Trump’s absurd claim that he only lost the popular vote because of the votes of millions of undocumented … Continue reading

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Women working in Trump’s White House only make $0.80 to the man’s dollar  

Published 9h ago on July 3, 2017 by Marie Solis SHARETWEETEMAIL President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One Source: Carolyn Kaster/AP The country’s gender wage gap goes all the way to the White House, according to … Continue reading

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If You Care About the Right to Vote, Here Are Six Things You Need to Know About Kris Kobach

By Amrit Cheng, Communications Strategist, ACLU MAY 17, 2017 | 11:45 AM On May 11, President Trump formed a commission on “election integrity” to investigate voter fraud and voter suppression in the United States. The executive order follows repeated, unsubstantiated … Continue reading

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Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record

A great resource!   D Posnett Marc Rauch·Friday, June 23, 2017 Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record (Last Updated 6/29/17) Introduction Linked here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19e5j3Z3xupufWNReLsO-P69eL316sJDLBbf8EZDFklg/edit?usp=sharing is an easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet summarizing Lee Zeldin’s complete environmental voting record in Congress. Purpose This spreadsheet … Continue reading

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The Populist Surge – Analysis from Across the Pond

  On June 27th, Martin Wolf in the Financial Times writes: Why has the appeal of populist ideas grown in western countries? Is this a temporary phenomenon? In the wake of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, the collapse … Continue reading

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