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Longshoreman at the Port of Seattle. US Navy veteran 9 patrol FBM nuclear submarines

17-080917-IM to MR Infrastructure Privatization

Big article in International Business Times today by David Sirota and Lydia O’Neal about infrastructure privatization being pushed by Mike Pence and his examples of failure when governor in his home state. “Indiana has been a national leader in this … Continue reading

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17-072617 -IM to MR- tRump’s Stump Dump on BSA

Hello MR Sam and crew, My dad was one of the first hire employees of an agency created by the National Security Act of 1947, so our family lived in many foreign countries during my first fourteen years on earth … Continue reading

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17-070617-IM to MR Is Labor choking itself?

During the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), both major teachers’ unions — the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) — and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal … Continue reading

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17-063017-IM to MR Rep Barbara Lee amendment

Please give Rep Barbara Lee her due for 16 years of persistance against the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Action by passing her amendment to repeal it. THE NATION quotes Peace Action Executive Director Jon Rainwater: “The 2001 AUMF … Continue reading

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17-062817-IM to MR #JustAskJared

The disaster that is the tRump administration was pointed out in a recent article in The American Conservative by Mark Perry titled “Tillerson and Mattis Cleaning Up Kushner’s Middle East Mess-Are the adults in the room being thwarted?” Probably the … Continue reading

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17-051517-IM to MR employee vulnerability – tRump

During this time of the Drumpf, GOP office holders are acting enabled to flex their power into the lives of opposing activists by complaining to their bosses who pressures the political protester to resign. The latest example is Saily Avelenda … Continue reading

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17-050117-IM to MR gorka gone

CNN is reporting that one senior administration official said Sebastian Gorka is expected to find an opportunity outside the White House soon. Another said it’s possible he would take another job in the administration, but added it’s more likely he … Continue reading

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17-050117-IM to MR On giving WH a “big win”

Do you remember when President Barack Obama was credited for Harry Reid applying the “nuclear option” on judicial nominees under the level of SCOTUS? Me either, but this morning, on MSNBC, that’s the one “big win” DAILY BEAST reporter Betsy … Continue reading

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17-040517-IM to MR – Happy Birthday Amber

Happy April 5th to the Majority Report and listeners, First Contact Day to the Star Trek universe and my youngest daughter’s 43rd birthday in my much smaller universe; but to the topic of universal health care, opponents to a single … Continue reading

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