Trump Watch December 19 2018

Day 668:

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:

Climate-change deniers are a danger to our security | Deniers have disqualified themselves from holding power since willful blindness puts Americans at risk, and their propensity to disregard reality makes one question both their judgment and honesty.

Richest 1% on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030

Party over platform: Trump’s varied statements on a range of issues gave political scientists a unique opportunity to see that Trump supporters are more attached to the party label than conservative principles.

As a final “fuck you” to its userbase, Tumblr blocked archivists just before starting the NSFW content purge.

The Government of Canada is now Officially Warning Canadians to buy Legal Marijuana with cash to protect their personal information from border agents

CNN obtains Russia documents signed by Trump

Donald Trump signed letter of intent over Moscow Trump Tower project, leaked document reveals

CNN: Trump signed letter of intent to build Trump Tower in Moscow

Trump signed letter of intent for Trump Tower Moscow project despite Giuliani insisting he didn’t

President Trump is a loser for minimizing what michael flynn has done, says Andrew Napolitano on fox News

Arkansas R Senator Cotton: “If anything, we have an under-incarceration problem”(in other new Tom Cotton is an asshole)

Mueller appears victorious in mystery subpoena dispute

New York’s next Attorney General targeted slumlords. Now she’s going after Trump.

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be sentenced

United States added to list of most dangerous countries for journalists for first time

The Latest: Judge orders Flynn to stay within 50 miles of DC

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders won’t say why Trump bashes ‘rat’ Michael Cohen yet praises convicted liar Michael Flynn

Read: Appeals Court Upholds Grand Jury Subpoena In Secret Mueller-Linked Case

All 83 of the Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Were Dismissed Because He’s on the Supreme Court Now

‘Do your job, Sarah!’ Reporters shout after first White House briefing in weeks lasts 15 minutes

The White House lost its narrative on Michael Flynn. So it made up some stuff about James Comey instead.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Slammed by Reporter As She Cuts Press Briefing Short: ‘Do Your Job, Sarah’

Rep. Adam Schiff: If Michael Cohen Goes to Jail, So Should Trump

‘Serious’ complaints against Kavanaugh are dismissed because he was confirmed to SCOTUS

‘Being People-Funded Frees Me to Put People First’: Ocasio-Cortez Touts Highest Portion of 2018 Small-Dollar Donors

Ex-‘Fox & Friends’ Host Explains How Russian Trolls Took Inspiration From The Show

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right’s conspiratorial defense of Michael Flynn

Yes, Sarah Sanders, you are asking U.S. taxpayers to pay for the wall

More than 70% of economists and fund managers blame tariffs for market sell-off


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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