Trump Watch December 12 2018

Day 661:

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:

Last-Minute Push to Restore Net Neutrality Stymied by Democrats Flush With Telecom Cash.

Federal government is planning to strip pollution protections from thousands of US streams and millions of acres of wetlands, in a move environmentalists warn will harm vital wildlife and could allow pollution into drinking water.

Incoming New York attorney general plans wide-ranging investigations of Trump and family

Mike Pence just cast a historic tie-breaking vote to confirm a judge the ABA called “not qualified”

Trump’s election stunt at the border cost US taxpayers $210 million

Trump has blasted Mueller’s team for political donations. But attorney general nominee William P. Barr has given more than $500,000.

Maria Butina’s boyfriend claimed he set up Trump-Russia NRA “conduit” as campaign funds flowed

Trump Says Comey ‘Had No Right’ to Be FBI Director Because He’s ‘A Democrat’

Next NY Attorney General Letitia James: I Will Use ‘Every Area of the Law’ to Investigate Trump

Wisconsin And Michigan Activists Are Resisting GOP Power Grabs Pretty Much On Their Own

Trump administration spent more than $13 million to hire 2 border agents

Reporter says Trump ‘stormed out’ of Oval Office after Pelosi, Schumer meeting

Ban Ki-moon: Only Two Healthcare Systems Exist—One Where The Rich Pay For The Poor, and America’s

Trump ‘Lost The High Ground’ And ‘Made Democrats Look Like the Grown-ups,’ Conservative Columnist Says

Trump reportedly flicked a folder and scattered papers in anger after his fiery debate with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer

Maria Butina set to plead guilty to conspiring to act as agent of Kremlin, documents shows

Witnesses say McCrae Dowless had possession of hundreds of absentee ballots

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu tears into Republican colleagues during Google hearing: ‘If you want positive search results do positive things’

Pelosi Challenges Trump to Have an ‘Evidence-Based Conversation’

Nancy Pelosi’s epic takedown: “As if manhood could ever be associated” with Donald Trump

America now has a party of authoritarianism — it’s the GOP

Poor people should get slower internet speeds, American ISPs tell FCC

The Republican Party Exists to Protect Millionaires and Billionaires

Ann Coulter Slams Trump for Lying About Wall Already Being Built: Does He Think His Supporters Are Dumb?

Democrats erupt into laughter after Google CEO has to explain to Rep. Steve King that the ‘iPhone is made by a different company’

Pennsylvania Republicans, thwarted in court, are trying to deny seating the Democratic winner of an election

Google CEO responds to Steve King’s iPhone concerns: ‘Congressman, iPhone is made by a different company’

Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggests Trump promotes gender equality by calling women “stupid” and “losers”

CNN urges people to ignore climate change deniers they regularly feature on TV


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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