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    Denounce Burger King's Tax Dodge Scheme

    (Petition not loading?  Click here for the unformatted version) Burger King is cooking up a new scheme to avoid paying taxes, and as schemes go, it's a whopper: Burger King is in talks to buy doughnut chain Tim Hortons and create a new holding company headquartered in Canada, a move that could shave its tax bill. Such an overseas shift, called a tax inversion, has become increasingly popular among U.S. companies and a hot political issue... In a tax inversion, a U.S. company...

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    Denounce GOP Plans to Privatize Social Security

    (Petition not loading properly? Click here for the unformatted version) Join Senate Democrats & denounce Republicans' plans to privatize Social Security! The New Republic recently reported, "Social Security could decide who controls Congress," noting that Republicans are doing anything they can to undermine and overhaul Social Security. Simply put – a Republican takeover in the Senate would put Social Security in jeopardy. Right now, 59 million Americans – including...

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    Tell the EPA: Don't Keep Fracking Chemicals Secret

    (Petition not loading correctly?  Click here for the unformatted version) Imagine finding out that you've been unknowingly drinking water contaminated by fracking, the extreme process of extracting oil and natural gas by pumping toxic chemicals underground. Now, imagine that you don't know, and aren't allowed to know, what's making your water toxic. Tell the EPA: Fracking chemicals need to be disclosed. Fracking is an extreme method of extracting oil and natural gas by pumping toxic...

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    Tell Republicans: Enough Already with the "Repeal Obamacare" Fantasy

    Since the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") became the law of the land, Republicans have voted over 50 times to repeal it. That's 50+ votes to allow insurance companies to deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. 50+ votes against letting parents keep older children on their plans. And 50+ votes to keep tens of millions of uninsured Americans from finally getting coverage. And they're still trying. Even though repeal has no chance of success, even though the Supreme Court upheld...

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    Tell Dick Cheney: "How dare you lecture us on Iraq!"

    Send a message to Dick Cheney.  "How dare you lecture us on Iraq!" After the disastrous foreign policy record of the Bush-Cheney administration -- including launching an unnecessary war in Iraq -- it takes an unbelievable amount of chutzpah for Dick Cheney to lecture President Obama...about Iraq. And yet, that's exactly what Dick Cheney has done, again and again and again.  Taking foreign policy advice from Dick Cheney is like getting fire safety tips from an arsonist....

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    To the GOP: Obamacare Is Working

    (Petition not loading?  Click here for the unformatted version) We're weeks out from Election Day and Republicans are doing everything they can to twist the facts on Obamacare. What they're telling voters just isn't true. The simple truth is that Obamacare is working. Just look at the numbers: 8 million Americans have enrolled through Obamacare’s health exchanges Up to 129 million people with pre-existing conditions no longer have to worry about being denied health coverage The...

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    Make Pro-War Pundits Disclose Financial Ties to Pentagon Contractors

    Imagine if a TV news program featured a "health analyst" who touted the health benefits of cheeseburgers, fries, and shakes, but never disclosed that he was being paid by McDonalds.  It would be absurd, which is why TV news programs routinely require those appearing to discuss issues disclose such financial ties.  Except, apparently, when it comes to those pushing America into war:  If you read enough news and watch enough cable television about the threat of the...

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    Tell the Koch Brothers: Stop Putting Profits Before Patriotism!

    The Koch Brothers are at it again. In 2012, the Koch Brothers, along with other special interest groups, spent $400 million to promote their Greed Agenda and now they're back for a second round. Right wing special interest groups now vow to spend more than $1 billion that would benefit the wealthy & special interests and harm Medicare & Social Security at the expense of the middle class & average working people. Stop special interests from putting profits before patriotism: Join...

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    Pledge to "Vote Climate" This Fall!

    Pledge to Vote Climate this Fall Climate change is going to have a big impact on our future. So who is going to make sure we do something about it? Right now the same old special interests are controlling the debate, but its our generation who will have to deal with the consequences. We need to let politicians know that ignoring this threat is not an option.                                      ...

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    Tell Republicans: "Don't Slash Funding to Fight Ebola!"

    The world is in the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak ever, so what do Republicans do?  Slash the funding to fight it by 50%. "House Republicans indicated Tuesday that they will provide less than half of the White House's funding request to fight Ebola in the next government spending bill. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) agreed as of Tuesday morning to spend a total of $40 million to fight the epidemic in...

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