Trump Watch November 29 2018

Day 648:

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:

(I posted this yesterday, but its so good I posted it again)

How Donald Trump appeals to men secretly insecure about their manhood

Pro-Saudi lobbyists paid 5 Senators who voted against Yemen bill

Deutsche Bank raided over money laundering

Cannabidiol induces a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in rodent model of depression – A substance found in cannabis may be a faster-acting antidepressant than conventional medications, finds a new study in the journal Molecular Neurobiology.

ACLU Wants Release of Secret Court Order Demanding Facebook Build Surveillance Backdoor

Using a mathematical model, researchers show how a society can become polarized, even if everybody is acting in good faith to pursue the truth.

CDC says life expectancy down as more Americans die younger due to suicide and drug overdose

Trump retweeted a false claim about government benefits received by undocumented immigrants: The payment of $3,874 wasn’t to an undocumented immigrant, it was to a refugee who was participating in a resettlement program. Actually, to a family of five refugees. And the payment was in Canada. | WaPo

Advertising agency created a touch-sensitive dress that tracked how often—and with what degree of intensity—women in Brazil were groped on an average night out. They sent three women to a party wearing it. In just under four hours, the women were touched a combined 157 times.

Roger Stone Spoke to Trump on the Phone the Day After He Got Info WikiLeaks Campaign Email Dumps Were Coming

Matthew Whitaker Was Illegally Appointed and Should Be Removed – The acting attorney general’s appointment is an unlawful and blatant end run around the Attorney General Succession Act and the Appointments Clause of the Constitution.

Trump attacks Mueller probe for fourth straight morning, asks if it will ‘go on forever’

To Get Back at G.M., Trump Threatens to Punish Any American Who Buys an Electric Car

Trump: Rosenstein belongs in jail because ‘he never should have picked a special counsel’

Key Mueller witness: I lied and I’m ready to die in jail

Unlike Nixon, Trump misconduct piling up in full public view

Patagonia calls Trump tax cut ‘irresponsible,’ says it will donate $10M corporate tax cut to environmental groups

Trump Labor Secretary Conspired to Offer Extraordinary Plea Deal to Millionaire in Sex-Abuse Case, Miami Herald Reports

Russians May Have ‘Financial Leverage’ Over Donald Trump, Suggests Leading Intelligence Committee Democrat

Spy Games: Britain’s MI6 Horrified at Trump’s Plan to Declassify Details of FBI’s Carter Page Wiretap

Take Zuckerberg’s name off our city’s hospital, says San Francisco politician

U.S. life expectancy declines again, a dismal trend not seen since World War I

Chris Cuomo Shreds Hypocrite Christians Who Celebrate Christmas But Reject Migrants

Trump accused of ‘cover-up’ after reportedly barring CIA director Gina Haspel from briefing Senate on Khashoggi killing

Trump on sharing photo of Rosenstein behind bars: ‘He should have never picked a special counsel’

Ford Is Still Receiving Death Threats, Kavanaugh Is Back To Coaching Basketball

John Bolton is a coward

Senate Judiciary cancels nominee hearings over Flake’s Mueller stand

Jeff Flake votes against Trump judicial nominee after GOP again blocks Robert Mueller protection bill

Documents Reveal Trump Allies Jerome Corsi, Roger Stone Knew Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory Was False Before Promoting It

Investigators are probing a letter that claims George Papadopoulos said he was pursuing a lucrative Russian business deal for himself and Trump after the election

Student Debt Forgiveness Is Really, Really Popular Among Democrats


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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