Trump Watch December 10 2018

Day 659:

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:

#NoMoreExcuses: Mass Action on Capitol Hill to Demand Dems Back Green New Deal Instead of Fossil Fuel Interests

A Political Revolution for Labor: Bernie Sanders’s political revolution can’t be limited to election campaigns — it must be brought into our workplaces and unions too.

Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi sues Mueller, Justice, CIA, FBI, NSA for $350 million

US Supreme Court rejects states’ attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding

Right to end life on Earth: Can corporations that spread climate change denialism be held liable? If a corporation’s propaganda destroys the world, doesn’t that conflict with our right to live?

Sorry, Says Legal Experts, Creating Shell Company During 2016 Campaign for Secret Payments to Hide Extramarital Affairs Not ‘Simple Private Transaction’

‘There should be outrage’ over Whitaker, Kushner meeting

Brennan shreds Trump: ‘I am relieved that you will never have the opportunity to run for public office again’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Harvard orientation for freshman lawmakers as ‘lobbyist project’ that hypes tax cuts for corporations

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina appears to reach plea deal

Washington Post fact-checker introduces ‘Bottomless Pinocchio’ rating to call Trump on repeated false claims

Congress faces final deadline to undo Trump’s net neutrality repeal – Fake bots oppose net neutrality. Real humans have just one more day to show their support for it.

Paul Ryan’s long con | He betrayed his promises and left a legacy of debt and disappointment.

When I Said North Carolina Wasn’t a Democracy, People Called Me Crazy

NYT’s Krugman: US, Russia and Saudi Arabia are ‘new axis of evil’

Trump: Payments to silence women were a ‘simple private transaction,’ not illegal campaign contributions

Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in funding fight

Donald Trump Will Resign Presidency 10 Minutes Before Mike Pence so VP Can Pardon Him, Conservative Columnist Predicts

Democrats reach 40 House flips, 2018 ‘blue wave’ was officially party’s biggest win in recent memory

John Kelly Was a Bully, Bigot, and Liar for Trump. Goodbye and Good Riddance.

Carl Bernstein: ‘Donald Trump For The First Time In His Life Is Cornered’ The legendary Watergate reporter says the president is boxed in and the people around him know it.

Trump can’t hire the ‘very best people,’ because he’s the very worst president

Trump’s latest rage-tweets expose the depth of his own corruption

President Trump Really May Go to Jail—For the Rest of His Life

Trump Calls Hush Payment A ‘Simple Private Transaction,’ Not Campaign Contribution

George Conway hits Trump: Looks like prosecutors have ‘a pretty good case’

At least 16 Trump associates had contacts with Russians during campaign or transition

So much for a ‘Santa rally’: Trump’s trade war is sending S&P 500 towards its worst December since 2002

Trump-Mueller showdown will be a historic test of America’s institutions and rule of law

Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi sues Mueller, Justice, CIA, FBI, NSA for $350 million


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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