Trump Watch December 7 2018

Day 656:

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:

Report: McCabe launched obstruction probe after Comey’s firing

Irregularities found in second North Carolina county in contested House race

The NRA and Trump Campaign Appeared to Use the Exact Same Media Consultant to Coordinate Their 2016 Campaign Ads, Which Is Not Legal

‘I was not sent to Washington to play nice’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other new House progressives are tweeting their dissatisfaction with orientation at Harvard

‘Lobbyists Are Here. Goldman Sachs Is Here. Where’s Labor? Activists?’ Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez Pull Back Curtain on Corporate-Sponsored Freshman Orientation

Robert Mueller’s big Friday: The special counsel is set to release new details about former Trump advisors Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen

Chuck Schumer: No deal on infrastructure without addressing climate change

Trump lawyers, special counsel in discussions following written submission of president’s responses

Donald Trump Literally Had His Bed Made And Toilet Cleaned By An Undocumented Immigrant

Trump Personally Employs Undocumented Immigrants? That May Be a Federal Crime

Mueller reportedly investigating Trump campaign adviser’s relationship with Russian TV channel

Democrats Officially Pick Up 40 Seats as GOP Rep. David Valadao Finally Concedes

Undocumented maids at President Trump’s N.J. golf club say boss called them racial slurs, threatened deportation

Pelosi: House could order new election in North Carolina after allegations of fraud

Democrat Dan McCready withdraws his concession in North Carolina congressional race roiled by accusations of fraud

Latest House results confirm 2018 wasn’t a blue wave. It was a blue tsunami.

Tucker Carlson says Trump is ‘not capable’ and hasn’t kept his promises

Fox News Host, Donald Trump Ally Sean Hannity Tells Potential Witnesses Not To Talk To The FBI Amid Mueller Probe

Millennials Aren’t Post-Consumerist, They’re Just Poor, Fed Finds

Russia Probe Democrats Want Another Shot at Erik Prince — When the House intel panel changes leadership, three members of the committee want the Blackwater founder, ‘who refused to answer our questions,’ back for more Russia testimony.

Documents Point to Illegal Campaign Coordination Between Trump and the NRA

Inside the frantic decision to open a Trump obstruction probe before Mueller got the job

A new Democratic bill would block lawmakers from buying and selling individual stocks while in office

Michigan G.O.P. Starts Limiting Power of Incoming Democratic Leaders

NC GOP Chair: It is clear…that there has been a systematic failure in the state


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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