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"The war on women voting in North Carolina" | ISSS's Facing South | 11/08/13

"The war on women voting in North Carolina" | ISSS's Facing South | 11/08/13 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
It's well-documented that the heaviest burdens under strict photo voter ID laws fall on African Americans, Latino Americans and those of low income.
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Keep the fight going for "Restoring Full VOTING RIGHTS" i n my home State!

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"Democrats Can Win on Social Security – by Fighting to Increase It" | OurFuture.org | 09/10/14

"Democrats Can Win on Social Security – by Fighting to Increase It" | OurFuture.org | 09/10/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
A new poll confirms that voters don’t just want their Social Security benefits protected; they want them expanded. A firm stand as defenders and expanders of Social Security is a winner for Democrats.
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.....I just can't understand why Democratic Candidates won't go on offense on this and several other 'Senior Citizen Issues'!!

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"PETITION: No Cuts to Social Security!" | John Barrow For Congress | 08/11/14

"PETITION: No Cuts to Social Security!" | John Barrow For Congress | 08/11/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
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...I just signed the Petition joining my Congressperson, John Barrow, in protecting Social Security! Will you join us? Please sign TODAY!!

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"Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq" | The White House | 08/08/14

"Letter from the President -- War Powers Resolution Regarding Iraq" | The White House | 08/08/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
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...I wonder if the Speaker and his Tea Party Nuts actually read this?

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"Rho Ophiuchi Wide Field" | Astronomy Picture of the Day | 2014 July 27

"Rho Ophiuchi Wide Field" | Astronomy Picture of the Day | 2014 July 27 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Rho Ophiuchi Wide Field
Image Credit & Copyright: Rogelio Bernal Andreo

Explanation: The clouds surrounding the star system Rho Ophiuchi compose one of the closest star forming regions. Rho Ophiuchi itself is a binary star system visible in the light-colored region on the image right. The star system, located only 400 light years away, is distinguished by its colorful surroundings, which include a red emission nebula and numerous light and dark brown dust lanes. Near the upper right of the Rho Ophiuchi molecular cloud system is the yellow star Antares, while a distant but coincidently-superposed globular cluster of stars, M4, is visible between Antares and the red emission nebula. Near the image bottom lies IC 4592, the Blue Horsehead nebula. The blue glow that surrounds the Blue Horsehead's eye -- and other stars around the image -- is a reflection nebula composed of fine dust. On the above image left is a geometrically angled reflection nebula cataloged as Sharpless 1. Here, the bright star near the dust vortex creates the light of surrounding reflection nebula. Although most of these features are visible through a small telescope pointed toward the constellations of Ophiuchus, Scorpius, and Sagittarius, the only way to see the intricate details of the dust swirls, as featured above, is to use a long exposure camera.


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.....our universe is truly a fascinating place!

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"Severe asthma sufferers get new treatment" | Aljazeera - America | 07/26/14

"Severe asthma sufferers get new treatment" | Aljazeera - America | 07/26/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
A revolutionary new treatment is halving hospitalisation rates for severe asthma sufferers.
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.....As new treatment come from research, many severe ailments that use to take weeks of hospitalization can now be treated in days or with a visit to your family doctor.

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Cold Sweat | Independent Publishers Group

Cold Sweat | Independent Publishers Group | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it

Reviews

"Cold Sweat brought tears to my eyes as I read the powerful story of Yamma's journey. James Brown carried the gift of music that comes from God but also the burden of a life lived on the mountaintop. This book makes the price he paid all too clear." —MC Hammer

"This is a provocative, painful, and open book by Yamma Brown, whom I have known all her life as the daughter of a truly historic and incomparably influential figure. The world knew James Brown as a Godfather. Yamma knew him as a father. The good and the bad that she shared does not dim at the brightness of the greatness of James Brown." —Rev. Al Sharpton

"Yamma's riveting book sent chills down my spine, as I understand the experience of having to share a parent with the world. Her relationship with her father reveals insights into the depths of his spirit, and her profound perspective is a viewpoint unlike anyone else's." —Maryum "May May" Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali

"A heartwarming and authentic account of growing up the daughter of a true music legend. So well written and engaging that it should be required reading in all schools of music." —Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One

"A raw and honest depiction of life behind the shadow of Yamma Brown's iconic father. This is a must read. I am truly honored to know Yamma and so proud of the bravery she's shown by sharing her story." —Heather Hayes, daughter of Isaac Hayes

"A courageous and often unsettling look at the not-so-glamorous consequences of being the offspring of a major celebrity." —Kirkus Reviews

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"65% of America Reject Palin's Call For Obama Impeachment" | PoliticUsUSA | 07/25/14

"65% of America Reject Palin's Call For Obama Impeachment" | PoliticUsUSA | 07/25/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Last weekend Sarah Palin claimed that God wants President Obama impeached, but according to a new CNN poll, 65% of the American people disagree with both Palin and her version of God.
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.....I guess Palin was talking to the wrong "God" when she was told about impeachment!

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"Democrats Poised To Flip Georgia’s Senate Seat" | PoliticUsUSA | 06/20/14

"Democrats Poised To Flip Georgia’s Senate Seat" | PoliticUsUSA | 06/20/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
In a poll by Landmark Communications released Sunday, Democrat Michelle Nunn has a commanding lead against both of her potential challengers in Georgia's US Senate race
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....Keep The Paddle To The Metal! Do Not Let UP! We need to "Flip" every Constitutional Office in Georgia the year!!

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"10 Donors To Pledge $2,500 For Diane By June 30th" | Committee to Elect Diane Evans | 06/29/30

"10 Donors To Pledge $2,500 For Diane By June 30th" | Committee to Elect Diane Evans | 06/29/30 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

....As Chair of the Committe to Elect Diane Evans to the Georgia Senate from District 22, I am kicking off a "$500 Pledge Per Month For 5 Months Campaign".  We need these anchor funds to put the Campaign in High Gear and spend the summer building our "Get-Out-Vote Ground Game" and "Small Donor Base. 

 

With Jason Carter for Governor and Michelle Nunn for U. S Senate anchoring our statewide ticket, we have a golden opportunity to take back some Georgia House and Senate Seats in swing districts.  Will you join me in helping Dr. Diane B. Evans take back the Senate District 22 Seat.  Thank You Very Much for Joining Me in this effort!

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"Boehner's Million $ Mistake" | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee | 06/27/14

"Boehner's Million $ Mistake" | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee | 06/27/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it

In fact, since Boehner announced his plan to sue President Obama, we’ve raised a staggering $997,883 to defeat Boehner’s Republicans! That’s just since Wednesday! We’re just one big grassroots surge away from hitting ONE MILLION DOLLARS! Join us! Contribute today

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....Let’s show Boehner that when he messes with President Obama, he’s messing with ALL of us. ALL GIFTS TODAY TRIPLE-MATCHED!

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"Help Me Get 500 Donors For Diane By June 30th" | Committee to Elect Diane Evans | 06/27/14

"Help Me Get 500 Donors For Diane By June 30th" | Committee to Elect Diane Evans | 06/27/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
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.......As Chair of The Committe to Elect Diane Evans,; I'm launching a social media campaign to get 500 Donors for Dr. Diane B. Evans For Georgia State Senate District 23 by June 30th ...Will You Join Me?? Follow the link in this post to process your donation securely via Paypal. THANK YOU!!

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"500 Donors By June 30th" | Michelle Nunn for Senate | 06/27/14

"500 Donors By June 30th" | Michelle Nunn for Senate | 06/27/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
I'm running for Senate because I've seen firsthand the power of citizens to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of those around them. We need to put our faith in the power of individuals to join together to address our problems.
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Michelle Nunn... "We already know we’re going to be outspent by right-wing Super PACs and special interests with deep pockets. The only way we’ll win is with the support of grassroots activists like you. That’s why we’ve set a goal of 500 donors by our filing deadline. Help us meet our goal—contribute today."
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"Franklin Delano Williams's pledge page" | MayDay.us | 06/06/14

"Franklin Delano Williams's pledge page" | MayDay.us | 06/06/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Our democracy needs an upgrade.
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......."I recently joined Lessig's citizen-funded MAYDAY.US campaign, an ambitious experiment to win a Congress committed to ending corruption in 2016, and we did something amazing: We raised $1 million dollars in 12 days. That's a ton of money, but it's not enough.

We're raising $5 million more by July 4, and I'm writing to my friends and family to ask if you can help us get the rest of the way there. If all of us who have supported the campaign so far each recruit just five matching pledges, we'd easily hit that goal. But I'd like to see if I can recruit ten of my friends to donate. So my question is: will you be one of those ten?"  ------ FDW

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FDW's Personal Fundraising Page | Jason Carter for Governor | 09/04/14

FDW's Personal Fundraising Page | Jason Carter for Governor | 09/04/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Join Team Carter! Help us get Georgia back on track.
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FDW's Personal Fundraising Page | Jason Carter for Governor | 09/04/14

.....Let's Turn Georgia Blue in 2014!! Help Me Raise $500 for Jason Carter!!

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"Tell Southern States: The Obamacare War Is Over!" | The Petition Site | 08/11/14

"Tell Southern States: The Obamacare War Is Over!" | The Petition Site | 08/11/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Governors in 24 states, including six southern states, still haven't expanded Medicaid! (we've got 16,088 signatures, help us get to 17,000)
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...I signed the Petition! Will you join me in telling Southern Governors and Legislatures to give it up and EXPAND ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE NOW??

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"Congress never fought about ending tax credits" | Vox Conversations | 07/26/14

"Congress never fought about ending tax credits" | Vox Conversations | 07/26/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
What I learned in covering Obamacare for five years: Congress meant for residents of all 50 states to have access to financial help.
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.....No Congressperson, Dem or GOP could get re-elected if they voted to deny this subsidy to ANYONE!!

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Video: "A Carter for Governor, Again" | NY Times - U. S. & Politics | 07/26/14

Video: "A Carter for Governor, Again" | NY Times - U. S. & Politics | 07/26/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, State Senator Jason Carter, is following in his grandfather’s footsteps by running for governor of Georgia. But his family name is a blessing and curse in Georgia.
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....it's a blessing here in "Deep Blue" Augusta-Richmond County!!

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"Leading civil rights groups just sold out on net neutrality" | Salon | 07/26/14

"Leading civil rights groups just sold out on net neutrality" | Salon | 07/26/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
The who's who of the civil rights community claims regulators would somehow “harm communities of color.” Here's why
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.....now this is the last straw for me with some of these groups! The backbone of the Internet was brought and paid for by the American Tax Payer.  I dare these "so call civil rights groups" to side with the Telecom Industry to "give them control" of OUR PUBLIC ASSET!!

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This is sad that some of the civil rights community don't get what net neutrality means to democracy and allowing a voice to internet users and the citizens of the world. Either that or they are not the civil rights leaders they proclaim to be and are yet another buy out or sellout to big media/ISP donors and do not mind misleading people. 

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President's Weekly Address: "Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes" | The White House | 07/26/14

President's Weekly Address: "Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes" | The White House | 07/26/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody.

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....President Obama uses his Weekly Address to turn the tables and use "Economic Patriotism" to blast GOP as "Corporate Enabler".

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"Can Dems take back Georgia in 2014?" | Politico | 07/23/14

"Can Dems take back Georgia in 2014?" | Politico | 07/23/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Both Michelle Nunn and Jason Carter are hoping to prevail in statewide races.
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.....Yes We Can!! Yes We Will!! LIKE & SHARE IF YOU AGREE!!

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"Blacks to Thad Cochran: You owe us" | Politico | 06/29/14

"Blacks to Thad Cochran: You owe us" | Politico | 06/29/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are already talking about what they want Cochran to do.
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.....it will be very interesting watching these "New Southern Politics" play out!

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"Stand with Democrats in 2014" | Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) | 06/28/14

"Stand with Democrats in 2014" | Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) | 06/28/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC): "Two years ago today, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a monumental ruling. And now, IT'S WORKING! Stand with Democrats-- thanks to them, over 8 million more people have health insurance today >>"

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.........I SIGNED THE PLEDGE!! WILL YOU??

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"SLAMMED into the ground" | ‏Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee | 06/27/14

"SLAMMED into the ground" | ‏Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee | 06/27/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
President Obama just slammed Boehner’s legal threat right into the ground: The President’s not going to apologize to Boehner for using executive action to get things done -- and neither will we.Join us! Contribute today
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....I just gave to DCCC!! WILL YOU JOIN ME??

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"Help Me Get 500 Donors For Harold By June 30th" | Elect Harold Jones II | 06/27/14

"Help Me Get 500 Donors For Harold By June 30th" | Elect Harold Jones II | 06/27/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Franklin Delano Williams's insight:

.....I'm launching a social media campaign to get 500 Donors for Harold Jones II For Georgia State Senate District 22 by June 30th ...Will You Join Me??

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"Virginia State Senator Resigns After Cutting Deal With Republicans" | Yahoo | 06/09/14

"Virginia State Senator Resigns After Cutting  Deal With Republicans" | Yahoo | 06/09/14 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
A Virginia state senator is set to resign on...
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....the Democratic Asshole of the Month!

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