This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 22

Ugh…The shit just keeps piling up around here, and most of the east coast is stuck under a foot of snow…but you know what, we still fight!  We shovel, then we fight!

Things Trump Broke Today:

More bad news on the cabinet pick front.  Tom Price, insider trader extraordinaire, is now running the health and human services dept. More unqualified robber barons ready to destroy the part of government they control.  It seems like the republican motto is “Government doesn’t work, because we broke it!”

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Trumps stupid border wall will cost more than 21 billion dollars and take over 3 years to build…meaning it will be just about time to kick him out of office by the time its finished, and we will have to spend billions more to tear it back down…

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Trump is signing executive orders to “get tough” on crime that doesn’t exist.  The last time a president (Clinton) “got tough” it ended up exploding the prison population, disproportionately targeting minorities, and the private prison industry boomed.  Could it be that Trump has gotten a bunch of money from the Prison Industryyes he has.

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Apparently you can’t go on TV and tell people to buy the presidents daughters stuff, so when you get in trouble for that what does Trump do?  He complains that the law was followed.  Petty lawless thugs are running this country.

Trumps owns stock in pipeline construction companies (their pipelines leak regularly).  His profits are worth more than your drinking water.  Impeachment now!

Fascism and oligarchy go hand in hand.  Now CEO’s or airlines are lobbying Trump to use government power to black their business competition…

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We are one large Terror attack away from Trump seizing total power.  Think it couldn’t happen? Think back to all the shit George W. got away with after 9/11.  George W.  almost looks quaint in his corruption compared to Trump.  We must not allow our freedoms to be taken away all because we are afraid.  More people die of bee strings every year than have been killed by foreign terrorist over the last decade, we must not allow fear to win the day!

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Other countries are already starting to welcome our best and brightest.  I don’t blame them, if they can’t find work in this anti-science environment maybe they can do some good in another country.  What that does mean is that Trumps dark ages views on science are going to hurt the American Economy.

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Trumps national security adviser was meeting with the Russians before Trump was even elected…its potentially illegal to talk to foreign governments (especially one that was trying to influence the election) before you are actually given the job.  At the very least it raises serious conflict of interest questions, at the worst it could be treason.

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Trump seems to be a walking ethics violation, can we just impeach this idiot already.

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This is why its so important to call a lie a lie.  Trumps supports are overwhelmingly in agreement that the “bowling green massacre” (which didn’t happen by the way) is why we need an immigrant ban.

Lies that are used for political gain are called propaganda.  Trump and his cadre of idiots are propagandists, they are lying so they can cheat and steal and destroy.

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Fuck These Assholes!  Lets Fight!

GENERAL STRIKE FEB 17th!

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March In Raleigh tomorrow Feb 11!

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Republicans are being met with boo’s and massive angry crowds at their town hall meetings!  Keep it up! This makes them all shit their pants.  It’s only when a thousand angry organized people show up to their meetings demanding change, that anything will get done. Check out this list, or go on your reps website to find out when their next town hall is.

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46% the country now things its time to impeach Trump.  Lets get that number to 100%  Tell your friends, Impeachment now!

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You can’t stop Elizabeth Warren!  Silence her on the senate floor, and she will just go everywhere else and scream from the rooftops!  Call up your senator and tell them you want them to be like her.

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Six patriots players refuse to meet with Trump.  Way to go sports ball!

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These veterans are protecting our water, lets help them out.

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Bernie is still fighting every day!  He is going to Miss. to help rally for better wages for poor workers.  Lets make sure our senators are fighting as hard as he is.

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A lot of seats in Virginia don’t have progressive candidates running!  If you live in Virginia you have until march 30th to register to run for office!  Get in there and make a difference!

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The DNC chair vote is soon.  Check here, here and here to get some ideas about how you can help get a real progressive elected as chair of the DNC.

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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?

Calling your government representative:

Call your Senator
Call your House Rep (Or use this spreadsheet)
Call your Governor
Or try this website
Fax Congress here (free!)

You can also use 5Calls.org if you are having a hard time figuring out what to say.

Tell them in no uncertain terms that you want them to fight to stop Trump from doing these things. Tell them you will be watching them closely on how they vote, and will hold them accountable during the next election if they cave to Trump.  You can also call other states congress people and threaten to donate to their opponent if they don’t do what you want.

Call the “White House”:

Use this  website to call one of Trump’s many properties he has not put into a blind trust yet, and let them know how you feel (be polite, they are workers just like us, but be firm).

Go to a town hall and talk to your congress person in person:

Check when the next town hall is here

Monitor your congressperson:

Keep track of how your senator is voting on cabinet picks here, so you can call them up and give them hell if they vote for any of these worthless fuckers.

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Run For Office!:

Want to run for office in your area to fight back, check this out for positions that are open in your area, how to register, and what you need to do to win office!

Remove the Corporate Democrats!:

Join the fight to clean out the democratic party:  Justice Democrats!

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