Trump Watch November 13 2018

Day 632:

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

The wealth of America’s three richest families grew by 6,000% since 1982

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

Further Reading:

Get rid of Pelosi, time for Barbara Lee to take over.   At the very least she needs to be the caucus chair.

CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acosta

Judge Orders Review of All Provisional Ballots in Georgia Governor Race

Trump tweets incoherent warning to Macron, suggests Germany could invade France again

Mueller reportedly plans to issue new indictments in the Russia investigation as soon as Tuesday

Midterms: Late results reveal Democrats ‘blue wave’ as party secures best election performance since 1974

Analysis: Midterm voting highest in 104 years

In at least three states, Republicans lost the popular vote but won the House

Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump’s True Pattern With The Troops

Judge orders Georgia to protect provisional ballots in Abrams-Kemp race

Trump: Secret Service at fault for cancelling cemetery trip in France

U.S. Top Court Rejects Trump Administration Bid to Halt Climate Trial

Democrats’ blue wave was much larger than early takes suggested

It’s Time for a New Voting Rights Act

Trump Mocks France for World War Losses

Oh Look, Wireless Sector Investment Is Declining Despite Tax Cuts, Repeal Of Net Neutrality

U.S. Hate Crimes Rose 17 Percent in 2017: FBI Report

Trump Supporter Screams ‘F—-ing Jews’ At Florida Recount Protest

Maryland to Argue Rosenstein, Not Whitaker, Should be Acting Attorney General

Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith under fire over ‘public hanging’ comment ahead of runoff

State of Maryland asks judge to declare Rosenstein acting attorney general

Pentagon calls southern border deployment an ‘expensive waste’

Acting Attorney General tied to fraud scheme under FBI investigation

Kamala Harris celebrates electoral victory of 19 black women in Texas: ‘#BlackGirlMagic’

Dems gain veto-proof supermajority in California legislature

House Democrats plan to push for $15 federal minimum wage

The Backlash to the GOP’s Union-Bashing Has Begun in Earnest

Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General Faces Court Challenge

José Andrés offered Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a place to stay, after she said she couldn’t afford a D.C. apartment yet

Trump is preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary, aides say

Kyrsten Sinema has flipped Jeff Flake’s Senate seat to the Democrats

Trump’s Interference With Science Is Unprecedented


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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