Trump Watch November 30 2018

Day 649:

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:

Cohen’s guilty plea could be the ‘beginning of the end of the Trump presidency’ Impeachment is now a real possibility “even if the Democrats don’t want to do it,” per a former high-ranking Obama official.

Arizona’s new state House Speaker doesn’t believe LGBTQ people are equal under the law – Rep. Russell “Rusty” Bowers (R) led the charge for discrimination in the Copper State as early as 1994 and doesn’t appear to have evolved.

The Earth is in a death spiral. It will take radical action to save us

‘This is an illegal hoax’: Trump calls for end to Mueller investigation after Cohen pleads guilty

After This Election, the NRA Is No Longer Calling All the Shots The politics of guns may be changing — slowly

Aiming to ‘Revitalize Our Democracy,’ Sanders Institute to Host 250 Progressive Leaders at Weekend Gathering Focused on Bold Solutions.

Tijuana Tear Gas Maker is Cory Booker Backer

Australian kids skip school in climate protest. Thousands of Australian children have walked out of school calling for government action on climate change. Australia is one of the biggest per capita carbon polluters in the world.

America Is Poorer Than It Thinks

The Amazon is worth $8.2 billion a year if it’s left standing, finds a new study in Nature. In many parts of the rainforest, that economic benefit far outweighs the short-term gain of tearing it down. “The forest should unambiguously be saved when measured in a purely economic sense”.

A giant Trump baby blimp that the president says makes him ‘feel unwelcome’ has followed him to the G20 summit in Argentina

Ivanka Trump’s involvement with Moscow Trump Tower plan ‘being investigated by Mueller’

looks like this is back on

Russia thinks Trump canceled Putin meeting for domestic reasons

Donald Trump Claims Everyone Knew About Secret Russian Deal No One Knew About

In Mueller investigation, Trump is now “Individual 1”

Trump Says “Everybody Knew” About His Moscow Tower Plans. That’s Not the Defense He Thinks It Is.

Sheryl Sandberg Emailed Staff To Conduct Research On Billionaire George Soros | While Facebook maintains that Sandberg was not directly involved in a public relations firm’s opposition research on Soros, it now acknowledges that she did in fact request research on the billionaire.

They All Lied. They’re All Guilty.

‘Individual 1’: Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe

Mueller eyes Ivanka and Don Jr.’s work on Trump Tower Moscow

House Intelligence Committee Will Investigate Trump Company’s Plan To Give Putin A $50 Million Penthouse

Acting Attorney General Whitaker was told about Cohen deal before it went public

Trump Is Compromised by Russia

Government employees banned from talking about Trump’s impeachment at work

Donald Trump: I ‘lightly looked’ at doing business project in Russia

Toobin: I think Trump might not finish term

Party celebrating Rudy Giuliani nixed because no one wants to go

‘Spooked’ Trump launches early morning Twitter rant on explosive Russia revelations, ahead of talks with world leaders – follow live

The Trump Organization Planned To Give Vladimir Putin The $50 Million Penthouse In Trump Tower Moscow

House Democrats’ 1st bill targets big donors, voting access

Mueller Probe Identifies Trump as ‘Individual 1’ In Latest Developments

Conservatives, Prepare Yourself Now for What Mueller May Find

James Comey Files Legal Action Against House Republican Subpoena

CNN’s Gloria Borger: Source close to Cohen says he has ‘the goods’

Don Lemon Can’t Stop Laughing As An Old Manafort Clip Comes Back To Haunt Trump – CNN host uncovers a “really, really awkward” moment.


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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