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Stronger legislation protecting whistleblowers is necessary giving the current trend to silence those who speak out. This bill will go a long way toward fixing problems in current retaliatory procedures and make sure taxpayer money is spent in the best ways possible. Read full position statement. More Info: Legislation Supporting Veterans National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) 3,080 Facebook fans 526 Twitter followers. COMMENTARY: Got a Problem You Want the White House to Fix? E-Petition It! - Saturday, September 10, 2011. The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States protects the right of the people to "to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
" When the White House officially launches We the People next month, that constitutional right will be formally brought into the digital age. "When I ran for this office, I pledged to make government more open and accountable to its citizens," President Obama says at WhiteHouse.gov. The Billionaires' Tea Party. In Summer 2009, something stirred in America.
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It strengthened the premise of our Constitution: that the people are the root of all power and authority for government. This vision has made our Constitution and government a model emulated in many nations. Tell the SEC: Revoke Standard and Poor’s Ratings Authority. It seemed like S&P was never going to be held accountable for their actions.
But after a months-long investigation, the SEC has declared that they may soon take action against S&P for their misleading mortgage ratings in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Reports indicate the SEC just issued a Wells Note indicating they were weighing ‘civil action’ against S&P — but that could amount to a pittance of a fine compared to the enormous profits reaped by S&P’s misdeeds. Hundreds of protesters have taken to lower Manhattan as part of Occupy Wall Street to protest the financial sector’s abuse of the middle and lower classes. Personhood_timeline. Investigate and Enforce Ethics on the Supreme Court! September 29, 2011 James C. Duff Secretary to the Judicial Conference of the United States Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E.
Washington, DC 20544 Dear Mr. Duff: Widespread reporting, including a recent report in The New York Times titled “Friendship of Justice and Magnate Puts Focus on Ethics,” raise grave concerns about the failure of Justice Clarence Thomas to meet various disclosure requirements under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978. Contacting the Congress: A Citizen's Congressional Directory. Wealth for the Common Good. Urge Congress To Reject The PROTECT IP Act. Urge Congress To Reject The PROTECT IP Act Disgusting. Check out this ad the Recording Industry Association, the Motion Picture Association, and others just took out as they try to push their Internet censorship legislation: They think their customers should be treated like criminal suspects. Under the Internet Blacklist Bill -- S.968, formally called the PROTECT IP Act -- the Department of Justice would force search engines, browsers, and service providers to block users' access to websites that have been accused of copyright infringement -- without even giving them a day in court.
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And this year, Ohio is just one of many states that has had to grapple with legislators’ attempts to restrict voting rights. In 2011, state legislatures across the country considered, and ultimately passed, a range of voter suppression legislation, including photo ID and proof of citizenship requirements, cuts to early and absentee voting, and more. Luckily, Ohio may offer a glimmer of hope for those of us fighting to safeguard voting rights. Voters around the Buckeye State are taking to the streets, circulating petitions that would allow a referendum to be held on Ohio House Bill 194, a bill passed in June 2011 that would severely limit voters’ access to the ballot box by limiting early voting, prohibiting poll workers from assisting voters completing election forms and ballots, and making it more difficult for local boards of elections to promote early voting to all registered voters.
Popvox connects advocacy groups, public to Congress. Choudhry, then a federal lobbyist, took the opportunity to lament that poor communication from Congress stifles advocates. Harris, then a congressional staffer, shot back that their offices are inundated with often-dubious correspondence. "Pass the bill" and put folks back to work! That’s the kind of plain language and clear vision I like, which was why I was excited by President Obama’s jobs speech last night. Women and their families, ALL Americans, will benefit hugely from what the President’s proposing. Women and men in our country need jobs and job security.
I was just out in Montana last week talking to folks in my hometown of Butte, an old mining town that is trying to find ways every day to bring in new jobs. There are people hurting out there right now. Developing an Integrated Strategic Counterterrorism Communications Initiative. The White House. Beta. Investigate the Bush administration for war crimes. 106 millionaires say, Let tax cuts expire for millionaires. Contribute now to Elizabeth Warren (MA-Sen) Jan Edwards and Molly Morgan: Abolish Corporate Personhood. By Jan Edwards and Molly Morgan May 20, 2004 The history of the United States could be told as the story of who is and who is not a person under law. Women, poor people, slaves, and even corporations had long been considered persons for purposes of following the law. This is because early laws were written “No person shall . . .” Corporate lawyers had tried to avoid these laws by claiming corporations were not persons and therefore not required to follow the law.
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