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Trump Watch November 9 2018

Day 628:

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:

In photos: #ProtectMueller protests in cities all across America

#ProtectMueller Protesters Shut Down Streets in Midtown Manhattan: “We Have to Resist”

#ProtectMueller Trends on Twitter as Protests Break Out in Several Cities Over Sessions’ Firing

Protests break out all over america!

“Trump endorsed 75 candidates, of whom 21 or 28 percent won. This was the lowest win rate of the other national figures—nearly 50 percent of…Pence’s endorsements won, and over 50 percent of Obama’s and Biden’s endorsees won. Sanders does the best, as his endorsees won 66 percent of the time.”

this ad was banned in the UK for being “too political”

Nancy Pelosi plans to push for revival of climate change committee in new Congress

“South Park” apologizes to Al Gore and admits it was wrong about global warming

Matt Whitaker, Trump’s unconstitutionally appointed Acting Attorney General, says he would only support federal judges who have a Biblical view, and specifically a New Testament view. “If they have a secular world view, then I’m going to be very concerned about how they judge.”

Lindsey Graham in 2017: ‘Holy hell to pay’ if Sessions is fired. In 2018: ‘When was that? What year?’

Expert: Acosta video distributed by White House was doctored

‘Remarkable’ decline in fertility rates. Half of all countries now have rates below the replacement level. The global fertility rate has halved since 1950.

US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low – Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it’s been since the CDC started collecting data on the issue in 1965, down to 14% from over 40% in the mid-1960s, according to a new report.

55,000 of my neighbors voted for a neo-Nazi

Cindy McCain rips Arizona GOP over mail-in ballots lawsuit: ‘I am one of those mail in ballots’

Don Lemon Asks Donald Trump: Which Caravan Did Thousand Oaks Shooter Belong To?

Thousand Oaks parents: ‘I don’t want prayers. I don’t want thoughts. I want gun control.’

Federal Judge Orders Georgia to Reveal Tally of Provisional Ballots

Gillum responds to Scott lawsuit: ‘Counting votes isn’t partisan — it’s democracy’

Republicans Freak Out as New Ballots Threaten Florida Senate Win

Michelle Obama: ‘I’d never forgive’ Trump for ‘birther’ conspiracy

Judge blocks Keystone XL pipeline, says government cannot ignore ‘inconvenient’ facts

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is ‘Cracking Jokes’ After Breaking Ribs, Nephew Says

Republican Senators Have Surrendered Their Institution to the Dear Leader

Michelle Obama says she will ‘never forgive’ Trump for putting her ‘family’s safety at risk’

Expert: Acosta video distributed by White House was doctored

‘Trump just crossed a red line’: Protesters rally nationwide in support of Mueller probe

Sarah Huckabee Sanders promoted literal “fake news”.

Mueller is “ready to indict some folks” says ex-FBI assistant director Frank Figliuzzi

Keystone XL Pipeline blocked by federal judge in major blow to Trump administration

Teacher Says She Discovered Ballot Box Left Behind at Florida Polling Site

Representative democracy? Democrats won popular vote for House, Senate and President but control only one

Marco Rubio: Democrats Are Trying to Steal Florida Senate Race by Counting All the Votes

California has 4.5 million ballots left to count. That could spell trouble for GOP

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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)
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You can also use 5Calls.org 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:

https://www.grassrootspb.com/

Call the White House:

202-456-1111

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.

Elections!

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:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/

Upcoming senate bills:

http://www.senateseeker.com/vote.php?upcoming=true

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. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Run For Office!:

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