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Republican Party Path Back From 2012 Election Requires Shift In Culture, Not ... - Huffington Post

Republican Party Path Back From 2012 Election Requires Shift In Culture, Not ... - Huffington Post | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Republican Party Path Back From 2012 Election Requires Shift In Culture, Not ...
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"We've lacked the narrative that captures the moral imagination of the American public." Being the ....
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A real "narrative" starts in one's heart and shines out through passion others feels.

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AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US
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The G.O.P. Tax Cut Is Draining the Treasury Even Faster Than Expected | Vanity Fair

The G.O.P. Tax Cut Is Draining the Treasury Even Faster Than Expected | Vanity Fair | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
America's burn rate is speeding up—leaving Congress just a few weeks to raise the debt ceiling again.
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Top Republican Official Says Trump Won Wisconsin Because of Voter ID Law –

Top Republican Official Says Trump Won Wisconsin Because of Voter ID Law – | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Election officials and Democrats in Wisconsin have repeatedly argued that the state’s strict voter ID law allowed Donald Trump to win the state in 2016 by keeping thousands of voters—predominantly in Democratic-leaning areas—from the polls. Now a top Republican official in the state is saying the same thing. “We battled to get voter ID on the ballot for […]
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GOP brag about how they controlled the registered voters and prevented tens of thousands from voting. The GOP’s way of keeping the vote clean and honest. Turns out that was likely the only way they could win Wisconsin. They had to rig the game in a good many states with voter ID and other measures to obstruct legal registered voters from voting.
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Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie gives evidence to MPs

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie gives evidence to DCMS select committee. MORE: https://on.rt.com/91ye Like what you see? Pleas
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APNewsBreak: No Perjury Prosecution Over Costly VA Hospital

APNewsBreak: No Perjury Prosecution Over Costly VA Hospital | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

The House Veterans Affairs Committee asked for a perjury investigation last fall, claiming the executives repeatedly gave false testimony that masked serious problems with the hospital construction project.

The Justice Department told lawmakers in a May 19 letter that there was insufficient evidence to prosecute. Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado released the letter to The Associated Press on Thursday.

The decision means no one has yet been fired or criminally charged since the cost of the hospital ballooned to nearly $1.7 billion, almost triple earlier estimates.


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I may be giving input about the VA hospital at Memphis soon. I'm hoping it will be good. I am a huge supporter of training very smart medical professionals to serve the public and funding their education to do so...Much of the VA was privatized during the Bush and Clinton years using contractors and contract doctors in at least overseas clinics... This lowered the quality of service as retention of both military ranking medical professionals and contractor retention was awful as well…it became a pass through spot looking for a real and better job. . While saving tax payer dollars that then went to fund contractor pockets rather than funding medical, life time medical military commitments , great top of the line on the job training and retirements as well as serious medical education for very bright young people that otherwise wouldn't afford the tab...We didn't get the best deal in the privatization contract.
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North Korea dangles 'denuclearization' like a hunter setting a trap

North Korea dangles 'denuclearization' like a hunter setting a trap | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
"Know this: North Korea has never, ever kept its word and can’t be trusted."
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When Terrorists Run City Hall - The New York Times

When Terrorists Run City Hall - The New York Times | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
We collected thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State held onto power for so long.
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Trump Says He Plans to Order Military to Guard Border - The New York Times

The president said the military will guard parts of the border until a wall can be constructed.
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These teachers work up to 6 jobs. Now they're fed up and ready to walk out

These teachers work up to 6 jobs. Now they're fed up and ready to walk out | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Craig Troxell steps precariously across a customer's roof, marking hail damage from yet another Oklahoma storm. He still smells of the freshly cut grass from the swanky side of town, where he had just mowed lawns to make a few extra dollars.
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Trump's mistake: Choosing golf club over America's children (opinion)

Trump's mistake: Choosing golf club over America's children (opinion) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Instead of visiting his private golf club, Trump should have attended March for Our Lives and proved he is serious about protecting American students from gun violence, writes Dean Obeidallah.
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March for Our Lives: Why Emma González Stood Silent On Stage

March for Our Lives: Why Emma González Stood Silent On Stage | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma González stood silently onstage at the March for Our Lives on Saturday. Here's why
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Michigan: Legislators Narrowly Pass Bill to Let Charters Share Millage Votes

Michigan: Legislators Narrowly Pass Bill to Let Charters Share Millage Votes | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
  The Michigan House decided to let charters share in the bounty of votes on millage, where citizens vote to fund their public schools. 80% of charters in Michigan operate for profit, so this will boost their bottom line and steal taxpayer dollars intended for the 90% of children in public schools. The decision now…
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Betty DeVos gets to continue to starve out Michigan Schools.
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Sir Tim Berners Lee on Cambridge Analytica USA: ‘We need to rethink our attitude to web’ –

Sir Tim Berners Lee on Cambridge Analytica USA: ‘We need to rethink our attitude to web’ – | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The eminent computer scientist Sir Tim Berners Lee, creator of the world wide web, discusses Cambridge Analytica.  
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CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to Discuss Summit

CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to Discuss Summit | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump sent Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on a secret trip to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang over Easter, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Former Justice Officials Sign Bob Mueller Letter

Former Justice Officials Sign Bob Mueller Letter | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Nearly 500 former DOJ employees are calling on Congress to protect the Special Counsel from Trump
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This Trump Motto From 'The New York Times' Is So Blunt It Will Stun You

This Trump Motto From 'The New York Times' Is So Blunt It Will Stun You | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The New York Times has apparently had it with President Trump's accusation-flinging. In an opinion published Wednesday by the editorial board, the nation's "newspaper of record" lambasted Trump for regularly blaming anyone but himself for special cou…
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Opinion | Bolton’s Illegal War Plan for North Korea - The New York Times

Opinion | Bolton’s Illegal War Plan for North Korea - The New York Times | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
President Trump’s new national security adviser mislabels a preventive attack plan, which would be illegal, as a more permissible pre-emptive strike.
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The ISIS Files: When Terrorists Run City Hall - The New York Times

The ISIS Files: When Terrorists Run City Hall - The New York Times | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
We unearthed thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State stayed in power so long.
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Federal Report: Students with Disabilities Lose Their Rights if They Use a Voucher

Federal Report: Students with Disabilities Lose Their Rights if They Use a Voucher | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
States that establish vouchers follow a strategy of putting the camel's-nose-under-the-tent. They usually begin by offering a  voucher for students with disabilities. Then they add a voucher for children who are low-income or a voucher for students in schools with low test scores (to "save poor children from failing schools). Then another, and another, and…
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Trump freezes $200 million in funds earmarked for Syria recovery - CBS News

Trump freezes $200 million in funds earmarked for Syria recovery - CBS News | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
President Trump said in a Thursday speech that the U.S. will be pulling out of Syria "very soon"
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When Our President Put His Doctor in Charge of Everything

When Our President Put His Doctor in Charge of Everything | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Nicolae Ceausescu named his personal physician the minister of health. It didn’t go well—President Trump should take heed.
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School shooting survivor tired of ‘old ass parents’ failing on gun control

School shooting survivor tired of ‘old ass parents’ failing on gun control | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg is “beyond exhausted.”
The 17-year-old has been working tirelessly in the wake of the Florida school massacr
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Why Dirty Money Is a Feminist Issue

Why Dirty Money Is a Feminist Issue | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Their connection to feminism may not be obvious, but issues such as tax evasion and money laundering are ultimately about women’s rights. Because when austerity and inequality combine, it’s women and girls who suffer.
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The lawyer Trump wants to represent him has been dead for 32 years (Opinion)

The lawyer Trump wants to represent him has been dead for 32 years (Opinion) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump wants to wage an aggressive war on the special counsel, Paul Callan says. Roy Cohn, who died in 1986, isn't available to represent him. But there may be other lawyers who can fill that role.
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H.R. McMaster to resign; will be replaced by John Bolton, Trump Tweets today - CBS News

H.R. McMaster to resign; will be replaced by John Bolton, Trump Tweets today - CBS News | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Trump broke the news of McMaster's departure in a tweet Thursday
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