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"Internet Archaeology: Behold the Most Hilarious Abandoned Websites" | Underwire | Wired.com

"Internet Archaeology: Behold the Most Hilarious Abandoned Websites" | Underwire | Wired.com | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
There are still some corners of the web that look like they're stuck in 1999 -- and that's a good thing.
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For every new website that goes up, there are some like these that get lost or forgotten – along with a sense of what online culture used to look like.

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"Lawsuit seeks to void Georgia congressional election results" | Online Athens | 07/04/2017

"Lawsuit seeks to void Georgia congressional election results" | Online Athens | 07/04/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
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INSIGHT: "Georgia’s electronic touchscreen voting system is so riddled with problems that the results of the most expensive House race in U.S. history should be tossed out and a new election held, according to a lawsuit filed by a government watchdog group and six Georgia voters.

The lawsuit was filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court by the Colorado-based Coalition for Good Governance and voters who are members of the group. It seeks to overturn the results of the June 20 runoff election between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. Handel was declared the winner with 52 percent of the vote to Ossoff’s 48.

The named defendants include Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, members of the State Election Board, local election officials in Fulton, Cobb and DeKalb counties and the Center for Election Systems at Kennesaw State University."

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"Democratic Senators OFFICIALLY introduce bill to fix the single most obvious problem w/the ACA" | 06/09/2017

"Democratic Senators OFFICIALLY introduce bill to fix the single most obvious problem w/the ACA" | 06/09/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
As I've written about more times than I can remember, for all the very real and highly damaging GOP sabotage of the ACA over the years, there are some problems which were, quite frankly, inherent in the law as passed itself. This should be no great revelation, since it is a major piece of legislation which impacts nearly 1/5th of the entire economy is always going to have some problems to deal with, just as the 1.0 version of any piece of software will always have to have updates and patches applied. If this wasn't the case, there wouldn't be any amendments to the U.S. Constitution (not even the 2nd, so beloved by the GOP). In any event, one of the biggest flaws with the ACA itself is that the formula and rules for individual market tax credit eligibility are, quite simply, too stingy. They only apply to those falling within 100-400% of the Federal Poverty Level (roughly $12,000 - $48,000 for a single adult, or $24,000 - $96,000 for a family of 4), Within that income range, subsidies drop off on a sliding scale, based on what percentage of household income the benchmark Silver policy costs. Here's the official chart:
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INSIGHT: "This is a real problem...with an easy solution: Either raise that 400% cap up to, say, 500-600%...or better yet, remove it altogether. This is exactly what I proposed in my "If I Ran the Zoo" compendium of ACA fixes, although to be fair, it's also exactly one of the major fixes Hillary Clinton proposed as part of her campaign platform.

Here's what I had in mind, although the precise percentages and income brackets could obviously be tweaked (Clinton's proposal was actually more generous than mine...she wanted 8.5% of income to be the cut-off point vs. my 10%; I'd be fine with that!):

In any event, until a couple of days ago, to the best of my knowledge, no sitting Democratic Senator or Representative has actually introduced a bill to achieve this change. Sure, there's the full Single Payer bills by John Conyers and Bernie Sanders, and of course the Dems have been clamoring for the GOP to formally appropriate CSR reimbursement payments to carriers...but nothing specifically calling for beefing up the APTC subsidies. Until now:"

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"Think tank confirms: Up to 2/3 of 2018 rate hikes can be pinned SPECIFICALLY on Trump/GOP Sabotage" | 07/03/2017

"Think tank confirms: Up to 2/3 of 2018 rate hikes can be pinned SPECIFICALLY on Trump/GOP Sabotage" | 07/03/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
For heaven's sake. Here I sit, painstakingly digging up, downloading, compiling and analysing a mountain of 2018 SERFF rate filing forms for hours on end to find out what the weighted average requested rate hikes are in every state and to then go beyond that to figure out how much of the increases are due to normal factors vs. Trump/Price/GOP-specific sabotage efforts such as the threat to cut off CSR payments and/or not to enforce the individual mandate penalty... ...and then a big healthcare consulting firm like Oliver Wyman goes and steals my thunder by issuing hteir own analysis: Two market influences, in particular, are complicating 2018 rate setting: the uncertainty surrounding continued funding of cost sharing reduction (CSR) payments and the question of how the relaxation of the individual mandate will impact enrollment and risk pools.
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INSIGHT: "Two market influences, in particular, are complicating 2018 rate setting: the uncertainty surrounding continued funding of cost sharing reduction (CSR) payments and the question of how the relaxation of the individual mandate will impact enrollment and risk pools.

New analysis by Oliver Wyman projects that up to two-thirds of 2018 rate increases will be due to the uncertainty surrounding these two market influences. For example, if an insurer submits a rate increase of 30 percent, two-thirds of that increase will be attributable to the CSR and individual mandate uncertainty.

...Our modeling shows that this uncertainty, if it remains, could lead payers to submit rate increases between 28 and 40 percent, and more than two-thirds of those increases will be related to the uncertainty around CSR payments and individual mandate."

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"Neil Young Releases Resistance Video For The Fourth Of July" | Huffington Post - Entertainment | 06/30/2017

"Neil Young Releases Resistance Video For The Fourth Of July" | Huffington Post - Entertainment | 06/30/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
"Should goodness ever lose and evil steal the day, what would you do?"
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INSIGHT: "Just in time for the Fourth of July, Canadian rocker Neil Young has released a surprise patriotic “resistance” anthem and music video, urging listeners to “stand up for what you believe, resist the powers that be.”

The video for “Children of Destiny” (“preserve the land and save the seas for the children of destiny”) intersperses scenes of idyllic American summers with picnics, flags, fighter jets and Fourth of July parades with stunning photos of spacious skies and amber waves — and massive protests and battle scenes."

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"Spectacular historic aerial shots of pre-state Israel revealed" | Haaretz.com | 03/07/2017

"Spectacular historic aerial shots of pre-state Israel revealed" | Haaretz.com | 03/07/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
It was 1937 and publisher Zalman Schocken was looking for an original gift for his friends. The result: 40 spectacular photographs capturing the cities and landscapes from the skies.
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"Palestine before 1937: IT WAS REAL AND WAS DESTROYED TO CREATE ISRAEL"

INSIGHT: Deep within the National Library archive, an unmarked cardboard box wrapped in fine linen contains 40 high-quality aerial photographs of pre-state Israel. A yellowing piece of paper sits atop the photos, with a brief inscription in Hebrew and German revealing the story behind their creation.

 

The project was the result of a unique collaboration between a successful publisher and one of pre-state Israel’s greatest photographers. It was to produce the first-ever set of aerial photographs of pre-state Israel to be taken for nonmilitary purposes.

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"Nina Turner on Why Ossoff Lost in Georgia Special Election" | The Real News | 06/22/2017

"Nina Turner on Why Ossoff Lost in Georgia Special Election" | The Real News | 06/22/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Nina Turner and Paul Jay discuss the major funding by the Democratic Party in a race held in a Republican district with a median income of $84000
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"Nina Turner on Why Ossoff Lost in Georgia Special Election" | The Real News | 06/22/2017

 

MY INSIGHT: To be a professor, Nina Turner is not a good student of "politics" or "history". Between Bernie Sanders not rallying his Far Left Followers and the Dems not putting dollars into Black Community early, we lost races in GA and SC that was winnable in the "Trump Era".  Below is an quote from this blog post that confirms what I already knew -- "Why Did Democrats Ossoff And Parnell Lose Their Congressional Races In Georgia And South Carolina?" -  http://loghim.com/home/2017/06/why-did-democrats-ossoff-and-parnell-lose-their-congressional-races-in-georgia-and-south-carolina/ 

"But another dynamic was a work in both contests. A few days ago the Los Angeles Times described Ossoff’s last-minute effort to drive up the Black vote. Ossoff’s campaign, the Times reported, “are scrambling to engage with black voters, who make up 13% of the district’s electorate,” but a much smaller percentage of those who actually vote. Ossoff’s campaign probably made some inroads in increasing Black turnout since the April primary, but fell short of the number needed to prevail.

The Wall Street Journal described a similar dynamic in South Carolina. On Tuesday morning, before the polls had opened, it reported, “South Carolina Democrats have spent recent weeks trying to build a machine to turn out the districts black voters.” In that district, Blacks represent 28 percent of the potential voters but a much smaller percentage of actual voters.

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Trump-Comey Feud Eclipses a Warning on Russia: ‘They Will Be Back’ | New York Times - U.  S. Politics | 06/11/2017

Trump-Comey Feud Eclipses a Warning on Russia: ‘They Will Be Back’ | New York Times - U.  S. Politics | 06/11/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Security experts worry that the focus on the battle between the president and the former F.B.I. director will divert attention from Russian intervention.
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INSIGHT: Lost in the showdown between President Trump and James B. Comey that played out this past week was a chilling threat to the United States. Mr. Comey, the former director of the F.B.I., testified that the Russians had not only intervened in last year’s election, but would try to do it again.

 

“It’s not a Republican thing or Democratic thing — it really is an American thing,” Mr. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee. “They’re going to come for whatever party they choose to try and work on behalf of. And they’re not devoted to either, in my experience. They’re just about their own advantage. And they will be back.”

 

What started out as a counterintelligence investigation to guard the United States against a hostile foreign power has morphed into a political scandal about what Mr. Trump did, what he said and what he meant by it. Lawmakers have focused mainly on the gripping conflict between the president and the F.B.I. director he fired with cascading requests for documents, recordings and hearings.

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SIGN UP TODAY: "Onward Together" | Hillary Clinton | 05/15/2017

SIGN UP TODAY: "Onward Together" | Hillary Clinton | 05/15/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Onward Together will encourage people to organize, get involved, and run for office.
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"Onward Together will encourage people to organize, get involved, and run for office." --- Hillary Rodham Clinton

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"The Secret Weapon Democrats Don’t Know How to Use" | Politico | 05/12/2017

"The Secret Weapon Democrats Don’t Know How to Use" | Politico | 05/12/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Cheri Bustos of Illinois has lessons for her party about how to win in Trump territory. Are Democratic leaders listening?
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INSIGHT:  Remember Democrats... "All Politics Are Local"!! We need a "District By District National Strategy" not a "National Strategy Imposed On Districts"

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ADD YOUR NAME: "They're still trying - Let's Keep Up The Fight" | Organizing For America | 05/08/2017

ADD YOUR NAME: "They're still trying - Let's Keep Up The Fight" | Organizing For America | 05/08/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
OFA works to ensure the voices of ordinary Americans are heard in Washington, while training the next generation of grassroots organizers who will keep fighting for change.
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INSIGHT: For months, we sent a strong message to Obamacare opponents in Washington that repealing the law would be cruel and irresponsible. 

 

Last week, despite the tidal wave of outrage from Americans who support and depend on this law, congressional leaders passed a disastrous repeal bill. We need to do everything in our power to make sure this doesn't become law. We have to keep speaking out, and hold them accountable for this dangerous bill. 

 

Add your name to keep fighting.

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"Why doesn’t anyone know we’re incredibly close to replacing the Electoral College with the popular vote?" | Salon - Politics | 05/07/2017

"Why doesn’t anyone know we’re incredibly close to replacing the Electoral College with the popular vote?" | Salon - Politics | 05/07/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact has passed a total of 35 state legislative chambers in 23 states
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INSIGHT: So far 165 electoral votes from 11 states have been secured. Of the remaining 105 required, 82 are seriously in play, having passed at least one legislative chamber in 10 states. Optimistically, we’re 23 new electoral votes away from ridding ourselves of the Electoral College. It’s something that could be managed through strategically pressuring a handful of state representatives.

For any cynic who thinks the people can’t course-correct our own disenfranchisement, this is about as feasible as it gets.

#PopularVoteIn2020 #LetTheVotersDecide #EliminateElectoralCollege

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VIDEO: "Streisand Gives Hillary Clinton Big Shout-Out During Barclays Center Concert" | MSN Music News | 05/07/2017

VIDEO: "Streisand Gives Hillary Clinton Big Shout-Out During Barclays Center Concert" | MSN Music News | 05/07/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Barbra Streisand paused during her standing-room-only concert in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center tonight to shine a spotlight on an audience member seated near the stage: Hillary Clinton.
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INSIGHT: "Barbra Streisand paused during her standing-room-only concert in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center tonight to shine a spotlight on an audience member seated near the stage: Hillary Clinton.

 

According to a video tweeted by one nearby concertgoer (see below), Streisand gave a full-throated introduction to “our groundbreaking First Lady, senator from New York, Secretary of State, and the winner of our country’s popular vote, Hillary Rodham Clinton!” With husband Bill Clinton next to her, Clinton smiled and briefly stood to wave in acknowledgement of the crowd’s loud ovation."

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Women's March Pledge of Liberation Demonstrations

Women's March Pledge of Liberation Demonstrations | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Find a Women's March Pledge of Liberation demonstration or register your own event on 5/8.
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"How Eclipse Chasers Are Putting a Small Kentucky Town on the Map" | Mental Floss - Science | 06/30/2017

"How Eclipse Chasers Are Putting a Small Kentucky Town on the Map" | Mental Floss - Science | 06/30/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.
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INSIGHT: "The most anticipated eclipse in American history is coming this summer. At the heart of it is Hopkinsville, Kentucky, which anticipates 100,000 visitors. Mental Floss takes a look behind the small town's preparations—and a deep dive into the passionate subculture of people who chase eclipses for a living.

 

In 2007, Cheryl Cook received an email from an out-of-towner planning a trip to Hopkinsville, Kentucky. As the executive director of the town's convention and visitors bureau, Cook was used to reading messages from potential tourists. There was one hitch, though: The visitor's projected stay was 10 years away.

The purpose of the visit: A total solar eclipse was coming to the U.S. on August 21, 2017, and Hopkinsville represented a plum location to observe it. The event would be huge, the traveler said. What exactly was the town doing to prepare?

Cook says she laughed when she first read the note.

"I didn't know what to say," she recalls. "We don't work 10 years out." Then she started Googling.

Hopkinsville, it turns out, was not only smack in the middle of the eclipse's path, but was also 11 miles from what astronomers dub the "point of greatest eclipse," where the Sun, Earth, and Moon form a nearly straight line. This was more than tavern night trivia. It was a big deal. The chance of seeing a total solar eclipse hover over your front porch is itself improbable—one appears over your location, on average, every 350 years. But the odds of living at the point of greatest eclipse was, statistically speaking, zero."

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"ALL-NEW: How many would lose coverage under Trumpcare in YOUR State/District??" | ACAsignUps.net | 07/03/2017

"ALL-NEW: How many would lose coverage under Trumpcare in YOUR State/District??" | ACAsignUps.net | 07/03/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
The Center for American Progress has put together their own state-based and Congressional-District-based breakout of the latest score by the CBO of the Republican Senate's "BCRAP" healthcare bill. They've once again taken the CBO's total estimates for net coverage losses as of 2026 (15 million nonelderly people losing Medicaid, 7 million losing individual market coverage) and done their best to break that 22 million total out by state, district and even the type of Medicaid coverage (Adults, Children, the disabled and ACA expansion), along with the million or so elderly Medicaid enrollees who would likely lose partial coverage (they'd still have Medicare but lose Medicaid). I'm once again taking their raw data and reformatting/color coding it into individual state-level infographics, suitable for sharing via social media.
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INSIGHT: "The Center for American Progress has put together their own state-based and Congressional-District-based breakout of the latest score by the CBO of the Republican Senate's "BCRAP" healthcare bill. They've once again taken the CBO's total estimates for net coverage losses as of 2026 (15 million nonelderly people losing Medicaid, 7 million losing individual market coverage) and done their best to break that 22 million total out by state, district and even the type of Medicaid coverage (Adults, Children, the disabled and ACA expansion), along with the million or so elderly Medicaid enrollees who would likely lose partial coverage (they'd still have Medicare but lose Medicaid). I'm once again taking their raw data and reformatting/color coding it into individual state-level infographics, suitable for sharing via social media."

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Barack Obama urges world to stand against 'aggressive nationalism' | The Guardian - U.S. News | 07/01/2017

Barack Obama urges world to stand against 'aggressive nationalism' | The Guardian - U.S. News | 07/01/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Former US president says countries must defend tolerance, moderation and respect for others or risk chaos and violence in speech in Indonesia
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INSIGHT: "Barack Obama has called on the world to stand up for tolerance, moderation and respect for others – warning that sectarian politics could lead to chaos and violence.

The former US president said some countries had adopted “an aggressive kind of nationalism” and “increased resentment of minority groups”, in a speech in Indonesia on Saturday that could be seen as a commentary on the US as well as Indonesia.

“It’s been clear for a while that the world is at a crossroads. At an inflection point,” Obama said, telling a Jakarta crowd stories of how much the capital had improved since he lived there as a child.

But he said that increased prosperity had been accompanied by new global problems, adding that as the world confronts issues ranging from inequality to terrorism, some countries – both developed and less developed – had adopted a more aggressive and isolationist stance."

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"Astronauts capture spectacular auroras from International Space Station" | MSN Videos | 07/01/2017

"Astronauts capture spectacular auroras from International Space Station" | MSN Videos | 07/01/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
NASA recently shared a time-lapse video showing stunning auroras captured by the astronauts on the International Space Station.
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INSIGHT: NASA recently shared a time-lapse video showing stunning auroras captured by the astronauts on the International Space Station.

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"Powerful New Ad Features Multiethnic Descendants Of America's Founding Fathers" | Huff Post - Black Voices | 06/30/2017

"Powerful New Ad Features Multiethnic Descendants Of America's Founding Fathers" | Huff Post - Black Voices | 06/30/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
The founding fathers may have all been white men in wigs, but their descendants certainly aren't.
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INSIGHT: "A new powerful and inclusive ad for Ancestry.com features 29 direct descendants of America’s Founding Fathers, many of whom are people of color.
 
The ad, which was made by creative agency Droga5, is part of a Fourth of July campaign in which Ancestry.com recreated John Trumbull’s historic “Declaration of Independence” painting. The company identified descendants who represent a variety of ethnic backgrounds to recite the document, showing just how much the country has evolved since the declaration was created by seven white men in 1776.
 
The research team for Ancestry.com reportedly spent hours tracking down and validating the identity of descendants, according to AdWeek. The campaign, which officially kicked off on Thursday, will run through July 13."
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"Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game."  | NYT - U. S. Politics | 06/11/2017

"Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game."  | NYT - U. S. Politics | 06/11/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Faith leaders whose politics fall to the left of center are getting more involved in politics to fight against President Trump’s policies.
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INSIGHT: In Nashville, a crowd of ministers carrying palm fronds occupied the governor’s office during Holy Week, demanding the expansion of Medicaid to cover more of the uninsured. In California and 16 other states, an interfaith network has organized thousands of volunteers to swoop into action when immigrants are arrested or houses of worship are vandalized.

 

Across the country, religious leaders whose politics fall to the left of center, and who used to shun the political arena, are getting involved — and even recruiting political candidates — to fight back against President Trump’s policies on immigration, health care, poverty and the environment.

 

Some are calling the holy ruckus a “religious resistance.” Others, mindful that periodic attempts at a resurgence on the religious left have all failed, point to an even loftier ambition than taking on the current White House: After 40 years in which the Christian right has dominated the influence of organized religion on American politics — souring some people on religion altogether, studies show — left-leaning faith leaders are hungry to break the right’s grip on setting the nation’s moral agenda.

 

Frustrated by Christian conservatives’ focus on reversing liberal successes in legalizing abortion and same-sex marriage, those on the religious left want to turn instead to what they see as truly fundamental biblical imperatives — caring for the poor, welcoming strangers and protecting the earth — and maybe even change some minds about what it means to be a believer.

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"Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia" | VOX Politics | 05/19/2017

"Democrats are falling for fake news about Russia" | VOX Politics | 05/19/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Why liberal conspiracy theories are flourishing in the age of Trump.
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INSIGHT: "Why liberal conspiracy theories are flourishing in the age of Trump."----- Know your sources and verify wild claims.

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"What the Senate can give for Mother's Day" | CNN - Political Op-Ed, Social Commentary | 05/13/2017

"What the Senate can give for Mother's Day" | CNN - Political Op-Ed, Social Commentary | 05/13/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Rita Henley Jensen: What new, expectant and future mothers want for Mother's Day is more attention paid to their health; the US has the highest maternal mortality rate of any developed country.

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Here is a link to our latest op-ed placement at CNN –
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Your support helps to make articles like this possible. We hope you will continue to support the important work of American Forum. Your tax-deductible donation will help us keep progressive voices – and viewpoints – in the media which is needed now more than ever. Thanks for your help!

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"Bernie Fucks It Up Again" | Val Perry Rendel – Medium | 05/10/2017

"Bernie Fucks It Up Again" | Val Perry Rendel – Medium | 05/10/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
You have one candidate for mayor who’s a Democrat with a questionable record on reproductive choice, running against a Republican who’s also anti-choice, anti-union, anti-LGBT rights, anti-ethics…
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INSIGHT:  "All Politics Are Local"!! We Democrats must learn that in "Deep Red" and "Red/Purple" CD Districts/Cities we will only win with "moderate candidates" period!

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"French Annoyingly Retain Right to Claim Intellectual Superiority Over Americans" | The New Yorker | 05/07/2017

"French Annoyingly Retain Right to Claim Intellectual Superiority Over Americans" | The New Yorker | 05/07/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Andy Borowitz jokes about how Emmanuel Macron’s Presidential victory, in France, has reinforced the country’s confidence in its superiority to the U.S.
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INSIGHT: PARIS (Satire From The Borowitz Report)—"On Sunday, the people of France annoyingly retained their traditional right to claim intellectual superiority over Americans, as millions of French citizens paused to enjoy just how much smarter they were than their allies across the Atlantic."

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"French election: live results" | Politico Live Blog | 05/07/2017

"French election: live results" | Politico Live Blog | 05/07/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
The latest numbers from the presidential vote as they come in from around the country.
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INSIGHT: French election: live results

The latest numbers from the presidential vote as they come in from around the country.

Follow live results from France’s presidential election runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen — and check POLITICO’s live blog for the latest news and reaction. Polls close at 8 p.m. local time and results will update here throughout the evening.

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ACTION ALERT: "Women's March Pledge of Liberation" | Action Network | 05/05/2017

ACTION ALERT: "Women's March Pledge of Liberation" | Action Network | 05/05/2017 | Politics From My Point Of View | Scoop.it
Join Women's March in taking a Pledge of Liberation today.
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ACTION ALERT DETAILS: Please join the Women's March and partner organizations nationwide for a day-of-action on Monday, May 8th!

 

1: PLEDGE: Click Here to Sign the Pledge of Liberation (www.bit.ly/PledgeOfLiberation).  Encourage your friends, family, and community members to do the same.

 

2: PREPARE: Download the Pledge of Liberation Toolkit (www.bit.ly/PledgeToolkit) for action items, organizing, the dos and don'ts of civil disobedience and other FAQs.

 

3: DEMONSTRATE:  Hold a demonstration either inside or outside of your congressperson's in-district office. Collectively read the Pledge of Liberation and our unity principles out loud.  Find a Demonstration (https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/womens-march-pledge-of-liberation-demonstrations) near you.

 

4:  SOCIAL MEDIA: Get the word out!  SHARE ACROSS ALL YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES!!

 

 

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