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Democrats Pin Hopes on Ousting GOP Governors - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Democrats Pin Hopes on Ousting GOP Governors - Wall Street Journal (blog) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Democrats Pin Hopes on Ousting GOP Governors Wall Street Journal (blog) Just like Democrats picked up a large number of Senate seats in 2008 that the party has to defend this year, Republicans won a large number of governors' races during the big...
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The reach of ALEC runs all the way to the Governor in many states.

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Shell-shocked Democrats regroup in Wisconsin

Shell-shocked Democrats regroup in Wisconsin | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Donald Trump’s stunning 2016 victory in the state sparked an urgent recovery mission.
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This is amazing! Also this shows you don’t have to wait for government approval or votes in Congress to create change in society!
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Trump: I want 'my people' to 'sit up at attention' like in North Korea

Trump: I want 'my people' to 'sit up at attention' like in North Korea | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The president later said he was “kidding“ with the remark.
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American Legislative Exchange Council

American Legislative Exchange Council | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Background
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Learn about the groups that really run the GOP and look beyond the rhetoric of saving babies, putting prayer back in school and gay and immigrant fear talk. Even if these things happen it will be to ensure the support of the ALEC and libertarian agenda not God’s agenda. Basically they will continue to ensure certain Christians keep really voting libertarian morality. These ALEC type groups are normally referred to as conservative / republican think tanks.... since when is the promotion of Selfishness morality and destruction of altruism as a morality conservative or Republican??? This group and the other conservative thinks tanks working with them to undermine humanity for short term selfish gains are Libertarian not Republican. The libertarian sleazy giant snake has in fact totally swallowed the Republican Party at this point. The libertarian morality is the opposite of Christian or all faith in any deity based morality. This is not conservative by any measure. This is radical and socially destructive.
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Mueller unveils more proof Manafort led Ukraine lobbying in U.S.

Mueller unveils more proof Manafort led Ukraine lobbying in U.S. | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Manafort is facing a September trial on charges that he violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act by failing to register with the Justice Department in connection with the lobbying campaign, among other charges.
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Supreme Court gives Ohio right to purge thousands of voters from its rolls

Supreme Court gives Ohio right to purge thousands of voters from its rolls | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court gave Ohio a victory Monday in a fight over the state's method for removing people from the voter rolls.
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Customs seizes Ohio family's life savings at airport

Customs seizes Ohio family's life savings at airport | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
US Customs and Border Protection seized $58,100 of an American immigrant family's life savings. Now they want it back.
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Trump dwells on Russia probe as he honors fallen service members

Trump dwells on Russia probe as he honors fallen service members | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Trump kicked off the day with a tweet noting the holiday before shiftingto touting his accomplishments in the White House.
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A 'Yellow Dog Contract' And Other Jabs During Supreme Court Opening Arguments : NPR

A 'Yellow Dog Contract' And Other Jabs During Supreme Court Opening Arguments : NPR | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Up first for the high court's new term: a case about nonunion employees' right to take action against alleged illegality by their employer.
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DOJ, Trump reach deal on expanded Russia review

DOJ, Trump reach deal on expanded Russia review | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The inspector general will investigate conservative claims of FBI wrongdoing in the Russia probe.
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Trumps friends want The classified information about the investigation that involves Trump’s campaign? No kidding? Maybe Russia should put in a request too...or anyone else the FBI is checking out for that matter.
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Ad campaign whacks Devin Nunes

Ad campaign whacks Devin Nunes | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The campaign is called “Three Billboards Against Devin Nunes outside Fresno, California” — a takeoff on the recent popular movie.
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Why Trump Should Fear Michael Avenatti More Than Bob Mueller

Why Trump Should Fear Michael Avenatti More Than Bob Mueller | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Perhaps Avenatti is onto something.
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Conway: Expect staff changes in wake of McCain leak

Conway: Expect staff changes in wake of McCain leak | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
"There are all kinds of leaks. Some leaks exist to hurt, I guess, colleagues, some leaks exist because they disagree with the policies," she says.
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Top White House staffer Marc Short tells colleagues he’s leaving

Top White House staffer Marc Short tells colleagues he’s leaving | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Short is well-liked by his team and has morphed into a power player inside the White House.
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Pastor: Jeff Sessions is wrong - CNN Video

Pastor: Jeff Sessions is wrong - CNN Video | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Pastor Jentezen Franklin, a member of President Trump's evangelical advisory council, tells CNN's Erin Burnett that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is wrong to use Scripture to justify the practice of separating families at the border.
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‘This Is a Place That Just Sucks Your Soul’

‘This Is a Place That Just Sucks Your Soul’ | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Tea Partier Raúl Labrador swept into Congress ready to dismantle Washington. Now he’s going home, more disillusioned than ever.
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The Hidden Influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council

The Hidden Influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

The little known conservative think tank, the American Legislative Exchange Council, is very influential in state legislatures.  That influence may have earned ALEC an IRS inquiry. 
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Seriously this article is a good starting place for a brief background. Written in 2011 ALEC has now taken 30 of 50 states houses under control of policy makers and governors that push ALEC’s members’ agenda. AT&T & other ISPs and cable corporations are State ALEC Corporate Chairs or Co chairs in 12 out of 50 states as of a few years ago. Is it any wonder theses companies won so very hugely on every level this year????
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Ivanka Trump made $3.9 million from D.C. hotel in 2017

Ivanka Trump made $3.9 million from D.C. hotel in 2017 | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
She also brought in at least $5 million from businesses connected to her personal brand.
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A 9,500% Stock Surge Turns Janitors Into Millionaires in China - Bloomberg

A 9,500% Stock Surge Turns Janitors Into Millionaires in China - Bloomberg | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
At most big companies, it’s pretty clear who the millionaires are: top executives, rainmakers, science whizzes with PhDs.
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Koch Foundation ups donations to higher ed: report

Koch Foundation ups donations to higher ed: report | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The conservative Charles Koch Foundation has significantly increased its donations to higher education institutions, the Associated Press reported Monday.
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House sends bill loosening banking regulations to Trump's desk - CNNPolitics

House sends bill loosening banking regulations to Trump's desk - CNNPolitics | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump pledged on the campaign trail to "do a bignumber" on the Dodd-Frank Act.
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Looks like the GOP threw out big life rafts to the worst monsters in theswap. The consumers will just have to swim or sink.
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Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights : NPR

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights : NPR | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The high court ruled for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.
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Heritage Foundation members (Trump’s and much of the GOP’s sugar daddies that give him and his administration their orders) just won big time with their man Gornish. The Supreme Court just threw American workers under the bus and into the gutter all at once. Trump isn’t taking America back for the average person.. He trying to take it back to pre-great depression when very rich people ruled and could treat everyone else like dirt.
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Border Patrol Stopped U.S. Citizens for Speaking Spanish in Montana

Border Patrol Stopped U.S. Citizens for Speaking Spanish in Montana | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
In Montana, two American women were stopped and questioned by a Border Patrol agent for speaking Spanish in front of him.
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Bill Gates: Trump Is Even Dumber Than You Thought | Vanity Fair

Bill Gates: Trump Is Even Dumber Than You Thought | Vanity Fair | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
And creepier, too!
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Behind the U.S. Government Plan to Jail 'Promiscuous' Women

Behind the U.S. Government Plan to Jail 'Promiscuous' Women | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
For much of the 20th century, the United States government detained "promiscuous" women in what one of them called a “concentration camp."
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