Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

18 local events with US Congress members where you can advocate for Palestine!

Upcoming local events with your Congress member – CA, CO, IA, MN, NJ, NM, PA, TN, TX, WA, WI – a perfect opportunity to advocate for Palestine! (Image from a mock town hall meeting for U.S. Rep. Bill Flores February 22, 2017.) Attend a local event with your legislator, where you can ask a question, […]

Voting for World Zionist Congress heats up

Voting has begun for the World Zionist Congress, as Israel partisans on the left and the right vie for influence… among other things, the WZC decides how $5 billion will be spent… (Palestinians need not apply)  From news reports: Israel’s Jerusalem Post newspaper reports that “the stakes are extremely high” in the current election for […]

This is how a U.S. president could hold Israel accountable — without Congress

A year into the Democratic Party’s presidential primary, the top candidates have coalesced around a general consensus on how to reverse the Trump administration’s rightward lurch on Israel. This consensus includes: restoring U.S. funding to UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees; working toward a two-state solution; and opposing Israeli settlements. But if that is […]

Jewish Congress launches campaign against ‘antisemitism’ (aka support for Palestinian rights)

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin demonstrates the new Instagram campaign against “antisemitism.” The EJC and Israel consider opposition to Israeli human rights violations “antisemitic.” The European Jewish Congress has launched a worldwide social media campaign against “antisemitism” (which, in EJC eyes, includes opposition to Israeli human rights abuses) The man behind the campaign, EJC President Moshe […]

The Members of Congress Who Profit from War

Sludge produces investigative journalism on lobbying and money in politics. The American Prospect is re-publishing this article. It was shortly after midnight in Baghdad on Friday, Jan. 3, when a missile strike ordered by President Trump killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. When stock markets opened the next day, dozens of members of Congress saw bumps in their portfolios […]

ADL tells Congress to curb online hate speech if social media giants won’t

ADL tells Congress to curb online hate speech if social media giants won’t Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2020/01/16/adl-tells-congress-to-curb-online-hate-speech-if-social-media-giants-wont/ Hits: 20

Rapper Cardi B Says She Wants to Run for Congress

(TMU) — While Donald Trump is certainly not the first celebrity president, his time in office seems to have inspired other celebrities to follow in his footsteps. Rapper Kanye West has repeatedly voiced his aspirations to become president, and in recent years he has cozied up to the Trump administration in an attempt to get […]

Nancy Pelosi guilty of ‘obstruction of Congress’ for withholding articles of impeachment that claim Trump "obstructed Congress;" the hypocrisy is sickening

(Natural News) Last month, Democrats fulfilled their campaign pledge to their perpetually angry, always deranged voting base: They officially impeached President Donald Trump, though he hasn’t committed a single “high crime or misdemeanor,” as required by the Constitution. Though a couple of Democrats voted against the two articles, all Republicans voted against […]

Google and Big Tech Bought Congress

Taking on Google, the biggest monopoly the world has ever seen, is no small task, but 50 state attorneys general are making the effort, having launched an antitrust investigation in September 20191 that will reportedly be expanded to include Google’s search and Android businesses as well.2 The probe, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, initially […]

John McAfee Plans to Tokenize All 535 Members of US Congress

By Jamie Redman On Saturday, the notorious John McAfee revealed a new project he’s launching that aims to tokenize all 535 members of U.S. Congress in order to sell them on the open market. McAfee said that the U.S. representative tokens will be listed on his exchange McAfeedex so people can find out what their […]

Tell Congress: No War On Iran

Tell Congress: No War On Iran Source Article from https://popularresistance.org/tell-congress-no-war-on-iran/ Hits: 5

With Iran War Looming, Congress Has Been Left Out

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is saying he’s trying to set up a classified, closed-door briefing about the attack. That’s well after the fact, and McConnell already followed the Senate hawks in endorsing the killing before even getting such a briefing. It’s not clear, then, what the point would even be. More to […]

EIGHT STATES LOOSE POPULATION AND SEATS IN CONGRESS

Based on Monday’s figures, Texas is poised to gain two congressional seats, and Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina and Oregon are expected to gain one. Eight states are expected to lose one seat: California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia. … The actual reapportionment calculation will […]

As Americans Distracted by Impeachment, Congress Silently Killed Cannabis Reform—Despite Support

(TFTP Opinion) — In case you have been under a rock, Donald Trump is getting impeached. He is not getting impeached for invading countries on false pretenses, engineering coups to overthrow democratically elected governments in foreign countries, sending weapons to the largest state sponsor of terror in the world, or massively increasing the surveillance state—all of which […]

Congress Gives America a Special Christmas Present: Higher Taxes

By Simon Black, Sovereign Man You’ve got to hand it to these people– Congress really knows how to bring out the holiday cheer. They have some sort of pathological need to pass the most absurd legislation at the VERY END OF THE YEAR giving people very little time to react. Two years ago, for example, […]

How Congress and the Federal Reserve Stole Christmas

Ron Paul | Infowars.com – DECEMBER 23, 2019 The bickering over impeachment did not stop the president and Congress from coming together last week to avert a government shutdown by passing a 1.4 trillion dollar spending package. The bipartisan agreement has something for everyone — a 22 billion dollars increase to bring total spending on militarism […]

Congress leaves impeachment up in the air until January

   Lawyers for President Trump on Friday quietly scoped out the Senate, seeking possible locations for the trial that will weigh two articles impeaching the president for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. But the timing of the trial, or whether one will take place, has been left in limbo for the next several […]

Senate Should Charge Pelosi with ‘Obstruction of Congress’

The Senate should charge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with “obstruction of Congress” for refusing to hand over articles of impeachment against President Trump. Speaker Pelosi is refusing to hand the articles over to the Senate for a trial after they were passed by the Democrat-led House of Representatives on Wednesday evening. In the words of the […]

How FBI (or Congress) can use warrant surveilling one American… to spy on many more

But Democrats argue that Schiff didn’t really target Nunes or Solomon in his information dragnet. He says their calls were merely picked up incidentally because they spoke to two people who are targets: the president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani or Lev Parnas, a figure charged with violating campaign finance violations. However, Schiff’s controversial release […]

House Impeaches Trump For Abuse Of Power & Obstruction Of Congress

As was 100% expected, the House has voted to impeach President Trump (for abuse of power), who joins Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton as the only presidents to be impeached since the adoption of the Constitution in 1788. It all began just after midday with the following… “Today, as speaker […]

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