Trump Watch October 11 2018

Day 599:

Keep the focus on inequality

Analysis: If you’re rich, you’re more lucky than smart. And there’s math to prove it

‘CEOs don’t want this released’: US study lays bare extreme pay-ratio problem

GDP vs human thriving: a “healthy” economy means debt-haunted people, desperately searching for housing

America’s 1% hasn’t controlled this much wealth since before the Great Depression

Tax the rich, or eat the rich, let the rich decide.

Further Reading:

Report shows Whole Foods and McDonalds buy meat from the same destructive suppliers

New Verizon Ad Hopes To Make You Forget It Throttled Firefighters For No Reason

Hundreds rally against U.S. Postal Service privatization proposal

Trump tries to fire John Kelly ‘but Kelly just ignores him’, White House official says

Mitch McConnell Is Going to Kill the United States Senate

Taylor Swift reportedly sees bump in album sales after endorsing Democrats

Pelosi: Trump’s tax returns are fair game if Democrats win House

Trump rallies in Pennsylvania as hurricane lashes Florida — despite once blasting Obama for something similar

UN Says Climate Genocide Is Coming. It’s Actually Worse Than That.

Trump, no longer ratings gold, loses his primetime spot on Fox News

Morning Consult poll: Bernie Sanders is most popular senator, Mitch McConnell is least popular

GA Republican Candidate Brian Kemp has put a hold on processing 53,000 voter registrations, 70% of them Black Georgians. We can’t let this scumbag in office.

Donald Trump’s supporters rain down insults, boos and laughter at reporters kept in media pen at Iowa rally

A Trio of Wealthy Russians Made an Enemy of Putin. Now They’re All Dead.

The Trump Administration Carried Out Thousands More Family Separations Than Previously Acknowledged

Justice Kavanaugh unlikely to heed calls for recusal

Georgia’s Republican Candidate for Governor Is Blocking 53,000 Voter Registrations

Melania Trump to Survivors of Sexual Assault: Don’t Report Unless You Have Evidence

Stephen Miller’s 3rd Grade Teacher Calls Him ‘A Strange Dude’ Who Ate Glue

‘Trump has had contacts with the Russian mafia for 35 years’: Investigative reporter Craig Unger

Campaign Worker Arrested after IDing His Candidate as Democrat

WaPo Fact-Checker: Trump Op-Ed Has a Falsehood in Nearly Every Sentence

Embattled Republicans Are Defending Popular Obamacare Provisions They Tried to Kill

The White House will ‘look into’ Fox News’ worrisome decision to stop broadcasting Trump’s rallies

Law students walk out of class to protest against Kavanaugh

Nearly two-thirds say they’ve seen no increase in take-home pay from GOP tax cuts: Gallup

Investigative reporter Craig Unger: “Trump has had contacts with the Russian mafia for 35 years”

Who the Hell Is Kellyanne Conway to Call for ‘Civility’?

Nikki Haley Was Never the Adult in the Room: This political opportunist made herself an ally, an apologist, and an acolyte of a man she once recognized as “irresponsible”

Republicans keep stating openly that they’re totally fine with Trump’s corruption

‘I Know This Is Shocking,’ Says Sanders, But Trump ‘Lying About Medicare for All’

Brian Kemp Is Blocking 53K Applicants From Registering To Vote, Most Of Them Black

It Seems Bad That the Guy Running for Governor in Georgia Is Also In Charge of Who Gets to Vote in Georgia


Tools of change:

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

Lets kick Chuck Grassley out of congress!

If Susan Collins Votes Yes on Kavanaugh we fund her opponent!

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 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:

Call the White House:


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)

See if you have a special election in your area!

Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!

Upcoming house votes:

Upcoming senate bills:

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

The Atlantic

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen.

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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