This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 78

Trump Watch:

 

Its not outside the realm of possibility that Trump is going to get us into another war…he is a hot head with no intelligence.  He just shot 40 cruise missles at Syria, a move that the majority of republicans (including Trump) were against when Obama was thinking about doing it.  This is a fucking mess, the military industrial complex wants profits, and to get profits they need wars, and wars breed terrorism, and terrorism comes home to hard us.  Its literally a pattern we have been repeating for decades.

The real way to help the Syrians would be at accept a bunch of them as refugees, but Trump has predictably taken both sides of that issue.

Fuck everything about this, the president shouldn’t be able to unilaterally start wars, the congress must declare war, time to revoke these powers so that we don’t have left and right wing presidents running around like kinds with a pocket military.  It was wrong when Bush and Obama did it, and its wrong now.

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At least this will distract from the Russia debacle. 

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Meanwhile Trumps idiot policies are causing less jobs to be created, and hundreds of millions to be lost from tourists, and university students too afraid to come here.

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Donald Trump’s travel expenses in 10 weeks cost US taxpayers as much as Barack Obama spent in two years

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Sen. Warren: Blame GOP for future Supreme Court rulings, also blame the dems for not fighting AT all for a real progressive nominee when they had the chance.  Instead the put up garland and then sat on their thumbs for a year.

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Schumer And Pelosi Break From Colleagues, Back Trump’s Missile Strike On Syria.  With dem’s like this, who needs republicans.

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Money to burn: As the wealthy get wealthier, carbon emissions grow in US states

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Oil prices jump after US launches missile strike in Syria.  If we had someone like say the former CEO of Exxon Mobile as the head of the secretary of state that might be a good thing…

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I don’t really know whats going on over there, but I don’t trust Trump to not be easily tricked into something.

 

 

The Resistance!:

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

May 1st, Massive May Day Strike!

June 9 – 11, Peoples Summit 2.0

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

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Lets get these people elected!

Seattle has a public election financing system, and some really good candidates are running!

Jon Ossof in Georgia, help out here.

Kathryn Allen is running to kick out Jason Chaffetz. help out here.

Quist in Montana, help here.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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A Democrat Tries to Pull Off a Kansas Miracle.

Special Election In Deep-Red Kansas Is Scaring Republicans

 

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Yesterday over 10,000 students gather to denounce a devastating cut of 450 million to education.

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Meet The Democratic Socialist Running For City Council In Brooklyn

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Sanders, Leahy push for internet privacy protections.

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Say Hello To Medicare-For-All’s Latest Cosponsor: Tulsi Gabbard

 

 

 

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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
Call your Attorney General
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.

Phone Bank for Progressive Candidates:

https://www.grassrootspb.com/

Call the White House:

202-456-1111

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).

Do a little Slacktivism:

Send Some Text Messages for progressive causes (I know it says textforbernie, but its for a range of progressive candidates)  Or you can have your texts turned into faxes by the ResistBot

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.

See how your elected representatives are voting for or against Trump.

Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)

Upcoming house votes:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/

Upcoming senate bills:

http://www.senateseeker.com/vote.php?upcoming=true

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

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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