Trump Watch October 22 2018

Day 611:

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:

Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made

Report says the UN’s global ‘war on drugs’ has been a failure

Germany halts arms deals with Saudi Arabia, encourages allies to do the same

Voter fraud isn’t a problem in America. Low turnout is.

Cruz hits O’Rourke for voting no on funds for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense — but he did, too

Tribalism Isn’t Our Democracy’s Main Problem. The Conservative Movement Is.

Wajahat Ali: Trump appears to be completely impotent around authoritarian leaders

Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made

Republicans Are Running on Health Care for Pre-Existing Conditions. It’s a Lie.

Trump’s comfort zone this year: Smaller venues and rapturous fans in places where he remains popular

Special counsel examines conflicting accounts as scrutiny of Roger Stone and WikiLeaks deepens

Gillum calls DeSantis out for dodging debate question about whether Trump is a ‘good role model’ for kids

Pence’s daughter says he taught her media should be allowed to criticize elected officials

Carl Bernstein: Trump preparing to call midterm elections ‘illegitimate’ if Democrats take power

Watch: Henry Kissinger told to “rot in hell” during NYU speech

Andrew Gillum will be a governor for all Floridians

Saudis Tried To Court CNN’s Tapper, Fox News’ Baier With Super Bowl Tickets, Flights

Russia’s troll farm doubled its budget in early 2018

Some Presidential Lies Are Impeachable Offenses

As Trump administration eyes writing transgender people ‘out of of existence,’ a reckoning for a transgender Republican

Arizona newspaper backs Democrat for Senate for first time since 2000

Entire broadband industry sues Vermont to stop state net neutrality law

Ad campaign targets eight Republican candidates as ‘yes-men’ for President Trump

Does this GOP candidate actually want to ‘abolish’ the Department of Education?

Gov. Rick Scott has financial ties to embattled Puerto Rico electric company, records show

Lyft partnering with Latino activist group to take Dodge City voters to the polls after city moves only polling location

Gorbachev Calls Trump’s Treaty Withdrawal ‘Not the Work of a Great Mind’


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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