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AngryBerner
Bros forced CA Dems to support #MedicareForAll (#SB562). Kamala never took a stand and Dems sacked it indefinitely.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SFGreenParty
Attention, potential local Green candidates: twitter.com/SFElections/st…

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EskSF
Cops' "solution" to Dolores Park violence used to be weed buy-busts. Now that's impossible. There's no good Plan B. missionlocal.org/2017/08/police…

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mahtowin1
Dear prospective statue topplers: If you dont have a confederate statue nearby, Christopher Columbus statues are n… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SFGreenParty
There's nothing wrong with being alt-left. Own it! twitter.com/leftgear/statu…

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MMSFOceanBeach
Virtual certainty that #TrumpTower won't be business as usual for a while. Here's the view from an earlier direct a… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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MMSFOceanBeach
#Healthcare is a human right. So are parks to play in. So, this. #SB562 @SFGreenParty @SCCGreens @4HealthyCAtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SFDefundDAPL
Thank you EVERYONE who took time out of their day to make comment even though there was not a vote. This pressure really makes an impact!

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SFGreenParty
@AvalosSF Was this morning. It's an annual event on anniversary of US using nuclear weapons against Japan: trivalleycares.org/new/2016Hirosh…

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SFGreenParty
And work for nuclear weapons abolition. That's why today's action at Livermore Lab is important. twitter.com/AvalosSF/statu…

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What's Wrong With Congress?

 

This week Congress has shown its usual inability to work on behalf of the American people.  President Obama, knifing his supporters and non-rich Americans in the back, offered extremely big cuts in Social Security and Medicare – cuts experts think are BIGGER than those the Republican plan calls for – only to be rejected by the Republicans.  No matter how far they all move away from the best interest of the American people they still can’t agree.  

 

At almost the same time and in the same week, Congress had no trouble rolling back some provisions of the 2011 insider trading ban.  Remember in 2011 when 60 Minutes did the big expose uncovering the little known fact that Congresspeople were not subject to the same insider trading laws as the rest of the country and both the House and Senate whipped up a quick law to keep Americans happy?

 

Well now they've found something new to agree on: Quietly and quickly, working with efficiency they can’t find when it comes to funding the government or working on behalf of the people, Congress moved to take some of the elements out of that popular and necessary legislation, giving their staffers more freedom to make money off of their insider knowledge.

 

Is it any wonder that the Republicans and Democrats in Congress are collectively less popular than lice