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Debunking Israel's #1 Talking Point - That "Hamas Uses Palestinian Children as Human Shields"

Of all of the false and insidious talking points trumpeted out by Israel and its allies in the U.S. corporate media over the past two months, the one that stands out as possibly the most deceitful is the one which claims Hamas uses Palestinian civilians, including children, as “human shields”. 2,062 more words

Politics

Tell Congress to "Fund K-12 Now"

Since 2010, Congress has cut K-12 education funding by $3.7 billion. These cuts are having a dramatic impact on closing the gap on national student achievement, high school graduation and college access and completion rates.    48 more words

Appropriations

Cantor Joining New York Investment Bank As Vice Chairman

NEW YORK (CBSDC/AP) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining investment bank Moelis & Co. as vice chairman and managing director.

Cantor — who had a surprising loss to David Brat in Virginia’s June primary — will also become a board member, the New York company said Tuesday. 254 more words

News

Congress Fails to Complete Work On K-12 Funding Before Summer Recess

The House of Representatives has failed to act on 7 of the 12 appropriation bills before leaving on a 6 week recess on August 1st. The Senate has passed eight bills out of  appropriations committee, but none have made it to a floor vote. 191 more words

Education

BREAKING: Capitol's fate decided by Congress; Pres. Everdeen to sign into law

BREAKING: There are reports that the Congress of Panem has begun the voting process for a bill deciding the fate of Panem’s capital. Developing…

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Politics

Support the Pets and Women's Safety Act.

The new bill H.R.5267, also known as The Pets and Women’s Safety (PAWS)  Act would increase protection for the companion animals of women in domestic abuse or stalking situations. 153 more words

Action Letters

American elections for dummies

Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. – Mark Twain

Since its inception, the United States of America has elected their representatives in Congress every two years. 2,205 more words