Obama’s Final Bill Invites Silicon Valley Innovators Into Unelected Government Positions — Under the Trump Presidency

January 30, 2017 • Iziah Thompson

Last week, mere hours before Donald Trump’s Inauguration, President Barack Obama signed, while he was still President of the United States, one final bill into law. Again: this was Pres. Obama’s very last bill. The bill, known rather obscurely as the T …

Fourteen Connecticut Representatives Propose 14 Different Bills to Remove the Same Unpopular CT Tax on Health Centers

January 24, 2017 • Haley Snyder

  This month, fourteen different Connecticut lawmakers proposed fourteen different bills, all set to accomplish, if passed,  essentially the same thing. These bills, sponsored by both Democrat and Republican lawmakers, are each only a sentence lon …

Obama Signs Last-Minute “Civil Rights Crimes” Bill. “Cold Cases” Warm At Last?

January 19, 2017 • Iziah Thompson

Just before leaving office, President Obama has made a statement for civil rights and on that, supporters of it would say, honors the many lives lost on the road to achieving them for all Americans. The Emmet Till Bill — or  “The Emmet Till Unsolved C …

Vlog 1/13/17: Kwanzaa as an US Official Holiday? Puerto Rican US Voting Rights?

January 13, 2017 • Naomi Wolf

https://youtu.be/HQwos8xqmls Transcript: Hi everyone! I’m excited to be live on Facebook, and soon on the DailyClout home page, talking to our community of people from all over America and around the world, who are tired of being shut out of democracy …

Puerto Ricans Are Welcome to Serve in the US Military…but Are Forbidden to Vote in US Presidential Elections

January 11, 2017 • Danielle Terricciato

People at a Political Rally Kate Rubins is a 38-year-old astronaut for NASA — born in Connecticut and raised in California. She is one of the few Americans ever to cast a vote from outside Planet Earth; she cast her vote for President in the 2016 US e …

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