Trump Watch October 18 2018

Day 606:

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:

Donald Trump’s “Natural Instinct for Science” is Sadly Wrong, Say Scientists: “Trump saying he is an environmentalist is a joke, and a sad one.”

Microplastics Found In 90 Percent of Table Salt and Sea Salts

The mayor of a Georgia town in the same county where administrators blocked Black Voters Matter from bringing elderly black voters to the polls said on Facebook Wednesday that the group’s work is “utterly reprehensible”

Revealed: Russian billionaire set up US company before Trump Tower meeting | US news

An antiviral pill taken daily by thousands of men across Sydney and other parts of Australia led to a globally unprecedented reduction in new HIV cases, showing that a targeted, preventative approach may accelerate progress on ending the AIDS epidemic.

Wilbur Ross Lied to Congress About the GOP’s Plot to Rig the Census. This Should Be a National Scandal.

U.S. Knew of Saudi Plan to Seize Missing Journalist, Post Says

CNN’s Jake Tapper: Donald Trump Is Tougher On Taylor Swift Than On Saudi Arabia

Revealed: Russian billionaire set up US company before Trump Tower meeting

America Doesn’t Need Allies Who Torture and Murder Journalists

Pat Robertson Cares More About a Saudi Weapons Deal Than a Journalist’s Murder

President Trump says he has yet to visit troops overseas because he is ‘very busy’

More Kashoggi-MBS Links Revealed as Suspected Killer Dies in ‘Suspicious Car Accident’

Kushner and Saudi crown prince communicated informally on WhatsApp

Rod Rosenstein says the Russia probe has uncovered a widespread Russian effort to meddle in the 2016 race

11 senators request Trump, sons disclose business ties with Saudi Arabia

Ivanka Trump Lied About Trump Organization Projects To Secure Deals Worldwide: Report

Biden says “absolutely, positively, without question” voter suppression is ongoing

Taylor Swift encourages fans to vote early: ‘It makes it so quick and easy’

I didn’t become a Republican to ‘own the libs’ with Kavanaugh. So I’m leaving the GOP.

Betsy DeVos loses major battle over Obama’s student loan protections

With 19 Days to Midterms, Georgia Is Rejecting Ballots Over Handwriting

Prominent evangelical leader on Khashoggi crisis: let’s not risk “$100 billion worth of arms sales”

Russian Billionaire Aras Agalarov ‘Set Up U.S. Company Before Trump Tower Meeting’

Saudi Arabia ‘Coincidentally’ Wires $100 Million To U.S. Amid Khashoggi Controversy

Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with stolen identities

Mitch McConnell Admits That the GOP Doesn’t Actually Want to Fix the Deficit While They’re in Charge

Why Do the Media Keep Parroting Trump’s Falsehoods? The circle of lies begins with Trump, continues through Fox News, and ends up in the mainstream media.

Tennessee Senate poll: Phil Bredesen slim edge over Marsha Blackburn

Ex-‘Apprentice’ contestant claims Trump is hiding info about alleged sexual misconduct



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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