In recent weeks, the amount of online fake news that circulated during the final months of the presidential race is coming to light, a disturbing revelation that threatens to undermine the country’s democratic process. We’re already seeing some real-world consequences. … Continue reading
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America’s militarised police are out of control (video)
The former chief of the Seattle P.D. has admitted recently that he ordered his officers to gas “non violent, non-threatening protesters” during the mass protests that accompanied the 1999 World Trade Organisation‘s meeting in Seattle. In his book, ‘Breaking Rank’, … Continue reading
Make It Stop — Congressman Grimm
I’m not a huge fan of the DCCC but they have a point about the GOP controlled congress obstinately refusing to represent the people by actually doing some work!
Note to GOP: Repeatedly voting to repeal Obamacare and doing nothing else does not count as representing the American people!
Text & Video From DCCC
With Speaker John Boehner bragging about his broken Congress this weekend, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched an online ad campaign telling Congressman Michael Grimm to stop being part of the problem.
On Face the Nation this weekend, Speaker Boehner said that Congressman Grimm and his Republican colleagues should be “judged on how many laws we repeal.” In practice, the House Republicans’ All-Repeal Agenda has created unparalleled gridlock — not jobs — and Congressman Grimm is part of the problem of a dysfunctional Congress.
“Americans want jobs, not a partisan, all-repeal agenda from Congressman Michael Grimm that hurts the middle class,” said Emily Bittner of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. “If this gridlock and partisanship don’t stop, Americans will judge Congressman Grimm not on how many laws Washington Republicans repealed, but on whether he stood up for everyday Americans against the broken Congress — and right now Congressman Grimm is failing.”