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Former VA Deputy Secretary Thomas Bowman apparently violated Trump ethics pledge by theladynora in politics

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"Then-President Trump rescinded the ethics pledge the day he left office, allowing appointees who served in his administration to immediately lobby their former agencies. " - $$$ /s

The Terrible Deal Between Corporate America and the GOP Is Alive and Well | Corporations can and should bankroll much of what America needs. But they won't as long as corporations keep bankrolling American politicians. by theladynora in politics

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McConnell was the top recipient of corporate money in the 2020 election cycle and has a long history of battling attempts to limit it.

“For too long, some in this country have been deprived of full participation in the political process,” McConnell said at the time. Hint: He wasn’t referring to poor Black people.

New Mexico governor set to sign recreational marijuana bill by theladynora in politics

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The scent of marijuana will no longer be grounds for police seizures and there will be automated procedures for expunging past pot convictions.

New Mexico governor set to sign recreational marijuana bill by theladynora in politics

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hoping my home county will legalize alcohol in 2022

#metoo in La.

Top American CEOs vow to block Texas attack on voting rights in unprecedented Zoom summit | Critics say the law will make it difficult for poorer voters to cast ballots by theladynora in politics

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iT's CaNcEl CuLtUrE

"halting funding to politicians who support the legislation and postponing investments in states that approve the measures "

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