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Salem-News.com (May-21-2017 23:27)

The Hypocrisy of Trump`s Visit to Bethlehem

The empire is facing resistance and failing.

(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - Donald Trump poses President Trump is in Saudi Arabia where he will instruct his puppets, then go to apartheid Israel to get further instructions from his masters.

He will do a token visit to Bethlehem Tuesday. Everyone now knows that the US government, Israel, and the Saudi regime have been the biggest perpetrators of terrorism and genocide in the world. This is to serve one interest and one interest only: money.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 18:30)

Immigrant Detainees End Hunger Strike with Victory in Oregon

Local Clergy to Meet with Immigrant Detainees at NORCOR

(The Dalles, Ore.) - hunger strike Immigrants detained at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility have broken their 6-day hunger strike after NORCOR administrator Bryan Brandenburg committed to the hunger strikers to provide microwaves to heat their meals, radios and access to programs that inmates are offered.

“Why does it have to come to this? We’ve been asking for these things for five months. Why did we have to do a hunger strike?” asked one of the hunger strikers yesterday.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 00:25)

Day 6 of Immigrant Hunger Strike at Oregon Jail

ICE’s attempt to break strike greeted with resistance in Oregon

(The Dalles, Ore.) - Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility At least 3 immigrants detained at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility (NORCOR), a rural jail in The Dalles, OR, are are in their 6th day of hunger strike to demand humane conditions.

Meanwhile, over 750 detainees have participated in in a hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA since April 10th.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-07-2017 00:28)

Trump, You Cannot Fool All the People All of the Time

Like it or not, his ardent supporters just don’t seem to care if this POTUS is truthful.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Trump lies Trump lies for the pure pleasure of it; he just can't help himself. Often his lies are difficult to fight, destructive in their effects, and almost impossible to correct if they resonate strongly enough with his true believers, which Trump’s mostly do.

His political incorrectness is what appeals to many of his supporters.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2017 13:48)

The Bipartisan Effort against Campaigns for Corporate Responsibility

On March 8, the New York State Senate passed a bill that would prohibit any state university from funding any student organization which directly or indirectly promotes boycotts or divestment against companies operating in “territories controlled by an allied nation.”

(SAN FRANCISCO) - kids in Gaza The Trump Administration’s efforts to legitimize the Israeli occupation and illegal settlements in the Israeli-occupied territories has received surprising bipartisan support.

A series of bills passed or under consideration in Washington and in state capitols seeks to punish companies, religious denominations, academic associations, and other entities which support the use of boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) to challenge the occupation of Palestinian land.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2017 13:17)

Brief Comment on Failed on GOP Health Care Proposal

If the AHCA had passed, 14 million more people would have become uninsured next year

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Trump The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) or ObamaCare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 20 million people are newly insured as a result of the ACA.

Since passage of the ACA, it is estimated that the Republicans have unsuccessfully tried to repeal all or part of the ACA at least 60 times.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2017 13:10)

American Escape?

American-style democracy: The voters can almost unfailingly be counted on to vote against their own interests.

(Pender Island, British Columbia) - universal healthcare A few years ago I had a TIA—Transient Ischemic Attack—or mini-stroke. An ambulance arrived a few minutes later and I was transported to the Foothills Hospital in Calgary. (My out-of-pocket cost for this trip was $110 although I didn’t have to pay it until later.)

At the hospital a few hours later I had an MRI. I was in hospital for a total of five days. I did not have to pay anything for this—my out-of-pocket cost was $0. There was no deductible or co-pay. It’s called “universal health care”.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2017 17:20)

Failure of TrumpCare Incites Mixed Reactions

The Republican bill to repeal Obamacare has failed.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Paul Ryan House leaders cancelled today’s vote on the American Health Care Act, or “TrumpCare,” because the bill lacks the support to pass.

Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley says now is the time to fix what's broken with ObamaCare. "Following today’s TrumpCare failure, it’s time for Republicans to cease and desist in their plans to destroy American health care. I’m happy to work with anyone, from either side of the aisle, to explore these or any other ideas that would improve health care for working Americans."

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Salem-News.com (Mar-22-2017 17:10)

Israel Tries to Block All Aid to Gaza

"IHH will not stop its aid to Palestinians nor will it give up on its efforts for removal of the blockade in Gaza regardless of Israel’s cunning schemes, traps and unfounded allegations."

(ISTANBUL, TR) - Muhammad Murtaja On 12th February 2017 TIKA Gaza Office staff Mohammed Mortaja, who was supposed to participate in a training in Turkey, was detained in Israel at the Erez checkpoint, regardless of his official permits granted by Israel.

Mortaja has been held in custody and interrogated to this day by Israel Intelligence services, while prohibited from seeing his lawyer and from using any kind of communication without any official explanation or comment. Mortaja, who is married with four children, has been working for TIKA since 2012.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2017 22:49)

Historical Figures Who Took a Stand

Those who make their voices heard are the ones that will help to change the future.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Susan B Anthony Throughout the course of history, there are those who stand out among the crowd for the stance they took for a certain group of people.

In their minds, they felt strongly that if their voices could make it to a platform, justice would prevail and equality would follow. Today you can find many of the original artifacts that helped to shape the country, the United States of America, including historical documents for sale.

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