Trump Watch November 19 2018

Day 638:

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:

Congressional Dems rushing to support ‘Green New Deal’ plan pushed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Members of the multi-billionaire philanthropic Sackler family that owns the maker of prescription painkiller OxyContin are facing mass litigation and likely criminal investigation over the opioids crisis still ravaging America.

Bernie Sanders: “We’re Looking At” Running In 2020

As Jeff Bezos Earns $191K Per Minute, Why Are NY & VA Giving Amazon $3 Billion in Corporate Welfare?

To cut down on emissions, UH students and volunteers plant 1,000 trees in a single day: Teams participated in Carbon Neutrality Challenge, joint project of UH Manoa and other organizations, which aims to test feasibility of restoring local ecosystems to while reducing state’s carbon emissions.

White House tells Acosta his press pass will be suspended again when order expires

Trump’s Border Stunt Is a Profound Betrayal of Our Military

Donald Trump on How He Makes Decisions: ‘I Don’t Think About Them’

Trump’s Lies Are a Virus, and News Organizations Are the Host

The White House is planning to suspend Jim Acosta’s press pass again

‘If Tattoos Can Be Removed, So Can Ben Carson’s Name from Our High School’ Asserts Detroit School Board Members

The United States Is Becoming a Two-Tiered Country With Separate and Unequal Voting Laws

Bin Laden Hunter Slams Trump Behavior As ‘Greatest Threat To Our Democracy’

Finland’s president to Donald Trump: We don’t rake forests

Video: Retired 3-Star General Mark Hertling Slams Donald Trump’s ‘Jackassery’

New Mexico Democrats seek repeal of state abortion ban

Retired lieutenant general tears into Trump over attacks against Navy SEAL: ‘Disgusting’

Randy Moody: After more than 50 years in GOP, here’s why I’m becoming a Democrat

fuck this guy…if the last 50 years of republican racism and misogyny, and economic terrorism was just dandy with you, but all of a sudden when the president drops the dog whistle and picks up the bull horn…

The republicans have been horrible since the late 60’s and have gotten worse and worse every year. You don’t get credit for leaving the ship as its sinking. You get credit for trying to turn the ship away from the rocks before it smashes into them.

Jim Carrey Says Trump Is a ‘Melanoma:’ ‘These People Are Raping Our System’

CNN asks for emergency hearing after Trump threatens to revoke Acosta’s press pass again

Trump Business to Be Hit by Sharp Scrutiny Under House Democrats

Abrams says she will run for office again

Drug company raised opioid treatment price by 600 percent to capitalize on crisis, says new report from Sen. Rob Portman

Why bring a bonesaw to a kidnapping, Your Highness?

Trump’s Old Tweet Bashing Funding for Smokey Bear Forest Fire Prevention PSAs Is Actually Perfect

Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back at Republicans For ‘Drooling’ Over Footage of Her to Criticize

In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting-rights advocate

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fans Are Loving Her Instagram Live Videos: “I Wish More Politicians Were Real Like This’

Trump’s Old Feud With Smokey Bear Comes Back To Burn Him

Mocking Trump: Finns Take to Twitter After President’s Claim They Rake Their Forests—’We’re All at It’


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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