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Gift Baskets For Refugees??

Gift baskets and voter registration for refugees?

The Nebraska Democratic Party is welcoming refugees with open arms, welcome baskets … and voter registration forms.

A donation drive organized by the NDP collected some 50 gift baskets for refugees. 318 more words

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The Swirl

The swirl of it, the constancy of it, the ruinous nature of it as it manifests itself as a poisonous part of our daily bread so much as breathing foul air–that is what happens as we’re inundated by any media. 1,823 more words

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Matryoshkas

Matryoshkas are Russian nesting dolls. Inside each doll are several others, smaller but identically shaped characters, until you get to the smallest one inside. Studying what we have learned of the timeline — and we still don’t have the entire story — we see Wikileaks, the smallest, at the core, and Obama as the largest piece in what is the most historically outrageous misuse of the people and institutions of government for partisan advantage. 455 more words

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Michael Hudson asks if identity politics will break up the Democratic Party

Summary: Here is an excerpt from economist Michael Hudson latest brilliant essay. He explains how the Left’s identity politics fragment America, preventing formation of a broad coalition to oppose the Right. 957 more words

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The DLC Lives: "Third Way" Democrats Push Rightward [Michael Corcoran / Truthout]

link: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39986-third-way-democrats-are-trying-to-push-the-party-rightward

In response to the genuine crisis of Trump’s election, Democratic party leadership is circling the wagons, rather than reaching out to their own base or independents, now the largest group of voters (and Sanders, an independent, self-described democratic socialist,  is the most popular national politician in recent polls). 165 more words

Gosh, darn - the Yanks are showing us the way things should be done!

For those of you who don’t follow American affairs very closely, and I am one too (ha, ha, get the joke?), you can be excused for not picking up on a rather interesting trend that is rearing it head in US politics. 3,108 more words

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What Is Happening to the Affordable Care Act

By Daylin Delgado

President Donald Trump has been opposed to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes known as Obamacare, since the beginning of the campaign trail.One of his main goals as president has been to repeal and revise it, calling the revision the American Health Care Act. 387 more words

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