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Piers Morgan On Gun Control: 'How Many More Kids Have To Die?'

Piers Morgan On Gun Control: 'How Many More Kids Have To Die?' | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
CNN's Piers Morgan forcefully argued for increased gun control on his Friday show.

Morgan, who has long been a vocal advocate of new gun laws, told President Obama on Twitter that it was "time to act" in the wake of the massacre in Connecticut. He devoted his Friday show to the tragedy and brought on pro-advocates to make their case. Morgan noted that he had started his CNN show the week after Gabby Giffords was shot in Arizona, and that he was tired of being told that more guns would solve problems with violence.

"There are nearly 12,000 murders a year from guns in this country," he said. "When are you guys going to focus on that, and stop telling me the answer is more guns? It is not the answer! How many more kids have to die, before you guys say, 'we want less guns, not more?'"
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How Walmart is Dodging Billions in Taxes: And Scheming to Avoid Billions More | Americans for Tax Fairness

How Walmart is Dodging Billions in Taxes: And Scheming to Avoid Billions More | Americans for Tax Fairness | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
This new Americans for Tax Fairness report exposes how Walmart uses tax breaks to dodge a whopping $1 billion in federal taxes each year and how it plans to further increase that amount.
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Wave Of Black Friday Protests Expected To Flood Walmarts Next Week

Wave Of Black Friday Protests Expected To Flood Walmarts Next Week | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Protesters gather outside a Walmart Neighborhood Store for a peaceful demonstration Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Chicago.
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Supreme Court clears way for same-sex marriage in S.C.

Supreme Court clears way for same-sex marriage in S.C. | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court on Thursday morning allowed same-sex marriages to begin in South Carolina, meaning gay couples will soon be able to marry in 35 states across the nation.
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In Response to 'Unprecedented' Public Outcry, Obama Goes Big on Net Neutrality

In Response to 'Unprecedented' Public Outcry, Obama Goes Big on Net Neutrality | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Grassroots groups say new White House plan 'may have saved the Internet at the moment it was in the greatest jeopardy.'byLauren McCauley, staff writer Responding to the call of millions of Americans and years of grassroots campaigning, President Obama on Monday took what net neutrality proponents called a "major step" towards the protection of the Internet by issuing a statement calling for the safeguarding of "one of the most significant democratizing influences the world has ever known." Obama's new policy framework calls for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reclassify the Internet as a utility under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, which would make it subject to public control and regulation, like water and electricity, thus preventing corporate Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, from using their monopoly control to dominate the web. Read more at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/10/response-unprecedented-public-outcry-obama-goes-big-net-neutrality
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Despite Outcry of Opposition, Obama Pushes "Horrific" Trade Deal in Asia

Despite Outcry of Opposition, Obama Pushes "Horrific" Trade Deal in Asia | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Despite consistent and vocal opposition from organized labor, environmentalists, progressive economy experts and others warning against the damaging impacts of a trans-Pacific trade agreement that remains under negotiations by the U.S. and twelve other nations, President Obama on Monday once again voiced his support for what he said would be a "historic" agreement.
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Stop Fast Track for the TPP, Save Democracy

Stop Fast Track for the TPP, Save Democracy | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Congress is considering legislation that will "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a secretive trade agreement that threatens everything you care about.
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Social Media for #StopFastTrack Week of Action - Citizens Trade Campaign

Social Media for #StopFastTrack Week of Action - Citizens Trade Campaign | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Sample tweets and memes for the #StopFastTrack Week of Action (Nov. 8 - 14, 2014)
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Republicans to Obama: We Will Give You Trade Promotion Authority

Republicans to Obama: We Will Give You Trade Promotion Authority | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Newly elected Republican majority in the Senate tells Obama they will work with him to pass fast track/Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the TTIP and TPP. By Christian Gomez
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Thomas Frank: What’s the Matter With Democrats?

Thomas Frank: What’s the Matter With Democrats? | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: The “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” author says Democrats blow off right-wing populism and “walk right into the buzz saw every time.” Also: what to expect when you’re expecting a Republican Senate, and Silicon Valley’s take on indentured servitude. - 2014/11/06
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The Threat of TPP Is Alive Now More Than Ever | Economy In Crisis

The Threat of TPP Is Alive Now More Than Ever | Economy In Crisis | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
By Margaret Elkis November 18, 2014 Most Republicans support free trade and are more willing to give President Obama Fast Track in order to pass the TPP
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President Obama: It's Time to Reject Keystone XL.

President Obama: It's Time to Reject Keystone XL. | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Now is the time for leadership. The pipeline clearly fails the President's climate test -- and we now know that Big Oil doesn't have the support they need to approve the pipeline, in this Congress or the next.President Obama has the support he needs -- from science, and from the people -- to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.Keystone XL fails the President's climate test. An 830,000 barrel per day pipeline of the world's dirtiest oil will obviously contribute to climate change.Send a message to President Obama to stop Keystone XL now!
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GOP's Impeachment Insanity Exposed at the Slightest Mention of the Word "Immigration"

GOP's Impeachment Insanity Exposed at the Slightest Mention of the Word "Immigration" | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
That's because they prefer partisan confrontation—and that is what they will get.
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Sign the petition: Stand with Senator Elizabeth Warren

Sign the petition: Stand with Senator Elizabeth Warren | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
I just took action to urge the U.S. Senate to stand with Elizabeth Warren and reject the nomination of Wall Street banker Antonio Weiss for Treasury Undersecretary for Domestic Finance. I think you should too.
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Why "Don't Like Guns, Don't Buy One" Is Wrong

Why "Don't Like Guns, Don't Buy One" Is Wrong | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
"Don't like guns, don't own one" is a ridiculous defense for easily obtainable firearms. Chad R. MacDonald explains why.
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5 Times The National Guard Was Activated (& What It Means For Ferguson)

5 Times The National Guard Was Activated (& What It Means For Ferguson) | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Members of the Missouri National Guard stand watch outside a command post near a protest Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo.
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After the USA Freedom Act fails, those who voted against it explain why

After the USA Freedom Act fails, those who voted against it explain why | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The vote to reform how the NSA collects bulk phone data and other types of data failed to pass by a slim
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Time To Say Goodbye To Judicial Overreach

Time To Say Goodbye To Judicial Overreach | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
() The Supreme Court has turned America from a republic into a constitutional monarchy. Last week, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear yet another conservative-fueled challenge to Obamacare.
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Actions ← Flush the TPP!

November 8 to 14 Week of ActionsFind an Action In Your Area or Use the Form Below to Submit Your OwnUse the map below to find an action near you.
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This Is What Happens When Wolf Pac Attacks - YouTube

"Among the surprises in House races last night: five-time incumbent Rep. Steve Vaillancourt, a Manchester Republican, was unseated by GOP newcomer Mark McLea...
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AOL Becomes Latest Tech Giant to Flee From ALEC

AOL Becomes Latest Tech Giant to Flee From ALEC | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Another tech company has decided to part ways with the controversial conservative group.
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How Lobbyists Killed Net Neutrality

How Lobbyists Killed Net Neutrality | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
R.I.P. Net Neutrality. And possibly the entire internet as we know it. Lobbyists are killing the internet! Just ask Josh Silver, Director of Represent.Us and former internet and media reform advocate. He spent years working on Net Neutrality as president of FreePress, so he knows what he’s talking about. In fact, the reason Josh left the media reform world is because he got sick of seeing his efforts thwarted by an openly corrupt political system. That corruption just struck again. This time, it came in the form of a devastating ruling on net neutrality. But as Josh explains, that ruling was made possible by a chain of events set in motion years before. The message here is clear: If we want a free and open internet, we need to deal with the corruption that is money in politics first. https://represent.us/action/how-lobbyists-killed-net-neutrality/
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AFLCIO

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TELL CONGRESS TO STOP FAST TRACKAny trade deal is going to have a huge impact on America's workers. And we want to make sure that future trade deals protect U.S. jobs, don't give multinational corporations unfair advantages, don't harm the environment and don't turn a blind eye to countries that abuse workers. But Fast Track legislation allows power brokers to shape trade deals to their advantage and shields the details from the public and policy experts alike. Fast Track legislation is undemocratic and trade deals should not be crafted behind closed doors.
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Republican win raises TPP hopes

Republican win raises TPP hopes | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The Republicans' victory in the US midterm elections raises hope for progress in protracted talks with Japan under a Pacific free trade initiative, according to US-based analysts.
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Why the MSM Is Gung-Ho On War & Silencing Anti-War Voices

Why the MSM Is Gung-Ho On War & Silencing Anti-War Voices | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
() Corporate media’s addiction to infotainment is stifling debate in our country.
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Overturn Citizens United - Common Cause

Overturn Citizens United - Common Cause | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Sign your name below and join the tens of thousands of Americans who've told their congressmen, senators, and state legislators to move forward on a constitutional amendment controlling political spending!
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