Trump Watch December 4 2018

Day 653:

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:

UK can cancel Brexit by unilaterally revoking Article 50, European Court advocate general says

U.S. wants to end subsidies for electric cars, renewables: White House

Philadelphia born U.S citizen held by ICE

Special Counsel Mueller is due to make three crucial court filings this week: sentencing memos for Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen, and Paul Manafort. And we will know much more about the strength of Mueller’s hand and the threat his investigation poses to President Donald Trump and his administration.

Republicans Finally Have a Voter Fraud Scandal. And None of Them Want to Talk About It.

Woman says she was paid to collect absentee ballots in North Carolina House race

Wisconsin Is About to Make a Huge Mistake | The lame duck, heavily gerrymandered Republican Legislature plans to vote on Tuesday to limit the powers of the incoming governor and attorney general, who are — surprise — Democrats.

A new CIA leak adds to the evidence against MBS. Congress must act.

“What is the FCC hiding?” Pai still won’t release net neutrality server logs

In States They Lost, Some GOP Lawmakers Rush To Limit New Democrats’ Power

Trump’s ‘incredible deal’ with China doesn’t appear to exist

Mueller spokesman says Manafort memo will be made public

‘Just a lot of alarmism’: Trump’s skepticism of climate science is echoed across GOP

‘This Is a Coup’: Protests Engulf Wisconsin Capitol as Outgoing Scott Walker and GOP Move to Cripple Democratic Power

Fmr Federal Prosecutor: If I Had a Wiretap and Someone Said What Trump Tweeted I’d Say ‘Wow, We Got Him on Obstruction’

Mueller Is Laying Siege to the Trump Presidency

Mueller is about to drop major new details about 3 of the most important players in the Russia probe

Trump’s Moscow Deal Is Exactly What the Framers Worried About

Protests erupt as Wisconsin GOP attempt to disempower Democrats following Scott Walker’s loss

Subpoenas to begin for Trump records in emoluments case

Ocasio-Cortez: Fighting climate change will be ‘the Civil Rights movement of our generation’

Wisconsin Republicans are trying to subvert the will of the voters. They’re part of a larger trend.

Fox News Panelist Says Mueller ‘Might Have Something’ and ‘Things Are Starting to Seem a Little Weird’

Remembering George H.W. Bush’s Inaction on AIDS at Home While Detaining HIV+ Haitians at Guantánamo

For the first time in decades, the sitting president won’t eulogize a former president

Manafort Tried to Broker Deal With Ecuador to Hand Assange Over to U.S.

Hilarious Supercut Shows Trump Repeatedly Wandering Off During Important Events

Paul Ryan and Nikki Haley will be honored at a gala funded by a Russia-linked oligarch

Shady North Carolina election just got even shadier: Republican candidate knew suspected vote-rigger

The Trump Team’s Fawning Over Saudi Arabia Is Getting Ridiculous


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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