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Trump Watch January 2 2019

Day 682:

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:

Momentum is growing’: reasons to be hopeful about the environment in 2019

Trump illegally asked Russia to help him win in 2016. He shouldn’t get away with it

Pastor blasts Jerry Falwell Jr. for putting Trump above Christian values: It’s how “Hitler rose to power”

Everyone who enabled Trump — doctors, lawyers, Republican legislators — should be held accountable

Russia picked Donald Trump and ran him for president, former Israeli intelligence officer says

Donald Trump Gets Busted Boasting About Positive News Coverage Written By Own Aides

Harry Reid: Trump is ‘amoral’ and ‘the worst president we’ve ever had’

Trump doesn’t understand his leverage is gone

FBI investigating Trump golf club for hiring undocumented workers after tip to Mueller

Kansas Supreme Court Says Cops Can Search Your Home Without a Warrant If They Claim It Smells Like Pot

Mitt Romney: The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short.

Warren says she will donate her congressional salary during shutdown

‘Federal work force shouldn’t be used as a pawn’: Union sues Trump administration over shutdown

Senate Republicans, follow Tim Scott’s lead. Reject judges with records tainted by racism.

Trump averaged 15 lies a day in 2018, triple his 2017 average, The Washington Post estimates

Trump’s Attacks on Prominent Generals Are Corrosive

Trump’s shutdown has paralyzed immigration courts. Oh, the irony.

Six-Year-Old Moira is One of the Sickest People in America. So Why is North Carolina Trying to Gut Her Health Care? – Kids with complex medical problems were supposed to get the care they need at home—until states began taking away their services.

Democrats Announce Major Changes To U.S. House Rules

One Texas county just swore in 17 black female judges

Harry Reid: Trump is ‘the worst president we’ve ever had’

Former Pelosi critic says Dems ‘absolutely’ united behind her now

Attorney says more undocumented workers are employed at Trump golf course

John Kelly Doesn’t Want to Talk About All the Things He Helped Trump Do

Washington bans anyone under 21 from buying assault rifles

Elizabeth Warren’s Theory of Everything; The Massachusetts senator is pitching her campaign as a war on corruption in the broadest sense.


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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