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This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 61

Trump Watch:

We must stop Trumps pick for the Supreme Court, Trump may not last a year, his Supreme Court shouldn’t last generations.  Call your senator now and demand they vote against Gorsuch.

If Gorsuch is confirmed, the legitimacy of the US supreme court won’t recover | Russ Feingold | Opinion

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Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April.  Looks like Russia and its half a trillion dollar oil deal is a higher priority for the ex ceo of Exxon than making sure NATO and China are happy….

Meanwhile, teens suing U.S. over climate change ask for Exxon’s ‘Wayne Tracker’ emails.

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The FBI director and others went before a House select Intelligence Committee and basically sat there for five hours saying Donald Trump is a dirty liar and a crazy person.  You can watch all five hours here.

Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims, when the president believes everything you say on air, you have to be careful what you say…

Rubio once asked: ‘Can this country afford to have a president under investigation by the FBI?’

FBI and NSA Chiefs Forced to Fact-Check Boss as Trump Live-Tweets Hearing: ‘Either the White House is spreading falsehoods about this hearing on its Twitter account or the FBI director just perjured himself on TV,’ remarks one journalist

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The US is pressuring other nations to do less about climate change now…

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’ – Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows.

 

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Americans are prescribed about six times as many opioids per capita as are citizens of France.  The greed of large corporations is real, and its killing us.  We must reign in the excesses of capitalism, build a better world, and guard against ever going back to where we are now.

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The Resistance!:

Upcoming Marches Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

May 1st, Massive May Day Strike!

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

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Lets get these people elected!

Seattle has a public election financing system, and some really good candidates are running!

Jon Ossof in Georgia, help out here.

Kathryn Allen is running to kick out Jason Chaffetz. help out here.

Quist in Montana, help here.

Arturo in California district 34, help here.

Mejia for congress in California district 34, help here.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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The Democratic party doesn’t stand for anything but big money donors, and Bernie Sanders wants to change that.

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call up your senators and your rep and tell them you want a 15 dollar federal minimum wage.

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and they said it couldn’t be done…

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If you live in California, you need to know that there is the possibility that you could replace Obamacare, and Trumpcare with real actual single payer universal health care.  Call your congress people now and demand this!

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We could put a progressive into office in Georgia!  Lets get Jon Ossoff elected.

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Americans Oppose Defense Budget Increases

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Got to be careful if you are a women on the right, republicans don’t want you to have your own opinions.

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Donna Brazile finally admits she leaked questions to Clinton.

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The price has been announced at 250$ per kwh.

 

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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?

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 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.

Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

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!

Do you want to help me continue to bring you these daily roundups of the Trump news, while also getting great rewards?  Consider supporting me on Patreon!

Become a Patron!

Thank you!

This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 60

Trump Watch:

Trumps new budget will make America weak, sick and stupid…so much for those simple hat slogans.  The worst part is that they just can’t keep lying about it.

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He’s done it!  His approval ratings finally fell below 40% to land at 37%…making his approval ratings historically low, but more importantly it means that people who voted for him are starting to regret their vote.  Can we just impeach him already?

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Trump wants to slash NYPD anti-terror funding while the city pays to protect Trump Tower…this mans mind doesn’t work right.

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The White House says after school programs don’t help kids…they are wrong.  But that wont stop them from trying to cut them anyway.

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Chicago army veteran who suffered brain injury after two tours in Afghanistan to be deported…shameful.

 

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Trump could fund homelessness agency for decades if he stopped visiting Trump properties

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Just remember if there is a profit to be made in killing people, they will kill people.  If there is a profit to be made in putting folks in jail, sentences will get harsher, if there is a profit to be made selling oil, then science be damned.   Some things shouldn’t be left to the markets.  Health care, the justice system, and the stability of our climate are three important ones.

The Resistance!:

Upcoming Marches Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

May 1st, Massive May Day Strike!

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

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Lets get these people elected!

Seattle has a public election financing system, and some really good candidates are running!

Jon Ossof in Georgia, help out here.

Kathryn Allen is running to kick out Jason Chaffetz. help out here.

Quist in Montana, help here.

Arturo in California district 34, help here.

Mejia for congress in California district 34, help here.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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This never gets old, keep them hearing from us, keep them scared, they have to know they will get replaced at the next election if they don’t listen to our needs.

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These are the people you are dealing with.  Read up, be informed.

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If “Ryancare” Is Dead on Arrival, Can We Please Now Try Single Payer?  Republicans say Cutting Taxes for the Rich Will Lower Healthcare Costs and Increase Coverage, but Only Single Payer Has Proved it Can Do Both.   With Obamacare on the Ropes, Progressives Push for Single-Payer System in California

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I don’t know if Bernie should have won, but he certainly didn’t get a fair shake at trying.  And I think even the most die hard Clinton supporters are realizing that she ran a very flawed campaign…Bernie Sanders 2020!

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How 90% of American Households Lost an Average of $17,000 in Wealth to Plutocrats in 2016  If you need anymore excuses to fight against these bastards!

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Here come the progressives!  Virginia dems are listening to us and running candidates who actually believe in helping people. The real test will be once elected if they do these things, and if they pledge not to take corporate money while running.

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Reports find that immigrants commit less crime than US-born citizens, just saying.

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Compiled from Bernie’s March 17th Townhall.

1.) Ask what is most efficient for you to do and get involved. Be creative. Fight back in every way you can think of. And be creative. Be involved in politics in a way you haven’t before.

2.) Come together and talk about the problems that we face, figure out how we go forward. Fight for a progressive vision. Practice civil discourse, hear each other out and learn from each other.

3.) Put pressure on. Know what the state is doing, know what the government is doing, and say to them “Look, these are our needs”. Articulate your needs, and demand that elected officials listen to what you have to say.

4.) Bust the phone lines in Washington DC. Say: “You can’t do that”. Make them listen to their constituents about:

a.) Bernie’s upcoming Medicare-for-All single payer program legislation.

b.) Trumps proposal: Throwing people off of health care, raising premiums, devastating Medicade, defunding planned parenthood, and giving 275 billion dollars in tax breaks to people who need it the least.

c.) Bernie’s legislation that says your pharmacist or you or a distributor should be able to buy medicine from any country in the world where the prices are lower and where that medicine is safe.

d.) Bernie’s idea that public colleges and universities should be tuition free.

e.) Our major water crisis.

5.) Nationalize what you’re doing. Make friends, lobby or petition national organizations that you are part of. Hook up with good people in other states. Develop an opposition to officials not acting in the public’s interests.

6.) Rally, march, or protest to the point where police have to block off access because the city can’t accommodate any more cars. It’s having its impact. When they look out the window they should see masses.

7.) Vote with your wallet and champion these ideas locally: Make solar available all day with home based batteries. Move to the electrification of our transportation system. Champion a quality rail system. Get your communities involved at becoming more energy efficient.

8.) Show up and take over the Democratic party. Walk in and start electing progressive leadership.

9.) Run for school board, run for the board of selectmen, think about running for state legislature.

10). See how much your drugs would cost in Canada and other countries. It may be well worth your while to check that out and deal with it.

11.) Stand together when Trump starts attacking Muslims or undocumented people, or when he lies. We stand with those people who are being scapegoated and tell the truth in the midst of a lot of lies.

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Even The DNC is listening to us!
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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?

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 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.

Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

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!

Do you want to help me continue to bring you these daily roundups of the Trump news, while also getting great rewards?  Consider supporting me on Patreon!

Become a Patron!

Thank you!

This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 58

Trump Crimes:

Trump still hasn’t released his taxes, but if he wants to run for office again (at least in New Jersey) he will have to, Chris Christie still has to sign it into law, so if you live there you might want to give him a call and tell him to do just that. New Mexico, Hawaii, Oregon and California are also considering similar laws, if any of them successfully become law, it will be defacto law everywhere.

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Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort might be part of corruption in Ukraine.

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Trump is using the tax payer as his personal piggy bank.  He is spending his 7th consecutive weekend at a trump-branded property, at huge cost.  His supporters can’t seem to believe it, but its true, he is taking millions of our tax payer dollars, and funneling it into his own pockets.  Trump still hasn’t donated hotel profits from foreign governments yet.

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Trump is firing his political enemies because they were going after trump Cabinet members. Preet Bharara was investing Tom Price for insider trading when he was fired.

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Trump has huge ties to private prisons.  This is terrifying if you are an immigrant, or poor, because you could be part of some private companies profit margin.  If putting you in jail will make a big company more money, and Trump is beholden to them…you could end up in jail.

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Trump’s budget, and his policies are going to hurt his voters the most, and his voters are the ones who need the most help.

 

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Trump is an international embarrassment.

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Betsy DeVos continues to screw over students, this time students with loans in default.

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New Mexico, one of the sunniest places in America, is about to have its government shut down because it is not getting enough revenue from oil and gas.  Maybe next time you build up a thriving solar industry and use all that extra electricity to make money.

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The Resistance!:

Upcoming Marches Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

————————

Lets get these people elected!

Seattle has a public election financing system, and some really good candidates are running!

Jon Ossof in Georgia, help out here.

Kathryn Allen is running to kick out Jason Chaffetz. help out here.

Quist in Montana, help here.

Arturo in California district 34, help here.

Mejia for congress in California district 34, help here.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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If you are upset about the presidents new budget (and many many people are), call your senator and tell them not to support any of it.

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Petition to remove Congress members’ health care subsidies gets nearly 500,000 signatures

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We got em on the run!  Tom MacArthur republican from New Jersey is desperately seeking help to fight back against…his own constituents.

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Supreme Court affirms Arizona’s higher minimum wage, way to go Arizona!

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TrumpCare Resistance Heats Up With “Stakeouts” at Republican Lawmakers’ Offices.  Keep it up!

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We have them so rattled, that they are quoting talking heads on Fox News to justify their crazy rants….

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I love this!  Fuck you Donald Trump, fuck you so hard.

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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?

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 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)

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)

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

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!

Do you want to help me continue to bring you these daily roundups of the Trump news, while also getting great rewards?  Consider supporting me on Patreon!

Become a Patron!

Thank you!

This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 57

Trump Watch:

When Trump was told that the people hurt most under Trumpcare were his own voters he say “Oh, I know”.  This man is a demon, and if you voted for him he would literally let you die from lack of health care so long as it enriches his rich friends and donors….you must rally your peers to remove him from office, call your rep and senator and tell them that not only should they not vote for Trumpcare, they should also begin the impeachment process.   Some republican Senators are already coming out against the plan, we only need 2 or 3 more to stop this horrible bill.

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We had better kick him out soon, he is starting to sound like a dictator, saying our constitution “makes us look weak.”  That is some chilling shit coming out of this idiots mouth.  He is just stupid enough to think that.

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The new Trump Budget would gut NASA, cut aid to poor Appalachia, climate programs (which they called a “waste of money”) and a bunch of other programs….so we can pay for a fucking wall, and an increased military budget.  This has to be stopped.

Trump could pay for meals on wheels, and the arts, if he would just stop going on fucking vacation every god damn weekend.

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Foreign student enrollment is down 40% because they are afraid of Trump.  Scientists are worried we might lose an entire generation of researchers.

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Rex Tillerson is talking about starting a nuclear war with North Korea, but he had to stop his diplomatic visit to South Korea early because he was tired…I can only hope that someone with a brain made him come home before he actually did start a nuclear war with North Korea.  If he really did come home because he was tired after saying that crazy shit…well we need to have a new secretary of state then.

 

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I still don’t understand why the media is treating this Russian thing like its some sort of red scare, this has nothing to do with Russia in particular, its just about very rich people corrupting the political system so they can make more money.  It is petty corruption on a massive scale, the country is not in danger from Russia, its in danger from corrupt Trump!

The Resistance!:

Upcoming Marches Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

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Lets get these people elected!

Seattle has a public election financing system, and some really good candidates are running!

Jon Ossof in Georgia, help out here.

Kathryn Allen is running to kick out Jason Chaffetz. help out here.

Quist in Montana, help here.

Arturo in California district 34, help here.

Mejia for congress in California district 34, help here.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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Can we please run someone against Steve King.  I have been to Iowa a million times, and there are a lot of very good people there, surely we can find a candidate that will primary this profoundly ugly racist individual!

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It’s kind of fun to watch Spicer try to defend his insane boss.  Keep up the pressure on these fools, under even the smallest pressure they crack.

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This is how you do it, Bernie 2020!

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kick out the corporate dems!

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If you live in Kansas check out James Thompson!

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Pull your money from large corporate banks, put it into local credit unions, watch them crumble.

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It’s time to get rid of Joe Manchin.

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If you live in New Mexico, call your representatives NOW!

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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?

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 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)

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)

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

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!

Do you want to help me continue to bring you these daily roundups of the Trump news, while also getting great rewards?  Consider supporting me on Patreon!

Become a Patron!

Thank you!

This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 56

Trump Watch:

Trumps second unconstitutional Muslim ban has been overturned.  Trump isn’t happy, but maybe this will teach him something about how the law works.  It should also teach him to keep is stupid orange mouth shut, as its what got him in the most trouble.  The judge in the case was simply, taking what he said as being what he meant.  Something we should all do from now on, take him at his word, and then hold him to it.

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Trumpcare is in big trouble.  I think if we play our cards right… and stay with me now because this is going to sound crazy, but I think we could end up with universal health care if we do this right.  I say the progressive left counter punch with Medicare for all universal healthcare.  We vote so many of them out of office that we can do universal health care.  Remember the EPA, clean air act, title 9, clean water act, were all passed under Nixon.  Mostly because the left was so strong.  We Can Do This.

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Trump is going to cut meals on wheels to pay for the Mexican border wall.  Remember every bullet we buy, every tank, every stupid border wall takes money away from much more important programs.

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The most anti-gay republicans are almost always gay themselves.  Sad really.  If they would just come out of the closet they could just be happy and live a normal gay life.

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The FBI just briefed top lawmakers on the Russian Trump investigation.  Drip drip drip.

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Trump’s approval ratings fall even farther.  He really is a monumental fuck up.

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You should still be worried about the NSA spying, and warrant-less wiretaps.

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Trump laughs as the world burns…sigh.  We must stop him.

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Trump probably leaked his own tax returns for 2005, because it might have been the only year he actually almost looked like he wasn’t a criminal.

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The Resistance!:

Upcoming Marches Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

————————

Lets get these people elected!

Seattle has a public election financing system, and some really good candidates are running!

Jon Ossof in Georgia, help out here.

Kathryn Allen is running to kick out Jason Chaffetz. help out here.

Quist in Montana, help here.

Arturo in California district 34, help here.

Mejia for congress in California district 34, help here.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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According to a Fox News Poll, Bernie Sanders, Planned Parenthood, and Obamacare are the three most popular things in America.  This says to me that its time for Corporate democrats to get out of the way, and let Bernie and Elizabeth Warren run full steam ahead with a progressive agenda.  America wants it, and they need it.

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Bernie is busy building a 50 state coalition to fight for progressive values.

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The American Trump might be such a huge embarrassment that he got the Dutch to vote against the Dutch Trump. 

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Big shocker, but states that raised their minimum wage, saw most low income wage earners pay go up….you mean paying people more makes their wages go up?!?  Duh.

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San Francisco might be the next major city to divest from oil pipe lines.  Can you hear that?  Its the sound of the carbon bubble popping.  Pull your money out of oil investments now, before you lose the farm when it all collapses.

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You can’t fight something with nothing.  We should be countering the right wing populism with left wing economics!   Medicare for all, free college tuition, 15 dollar minimum wage, pay equity for women!

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Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) told a man to shut up after he disagreed with the congressman’s vote against the Violence Against Women Act.

At a rowdy town hall in Frost, Texas last week, one constituent asked Barton to work with Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) to sponsor legislation combating violence against women,” The Dallas Morning News reported.

“Given your voting record opposing legislation protecting women from violence, will you make a commitment to us today, make a promise that you will reach out to Congresswoman Jackie Speier and work with her to see this bill successfully through Congress?” the man said.

Barton explained that he voted against the bill because he believes violence against women is a “state issue, not a federal issue.”

The answer earned the congressman boos from the audience.

“Violence against women, that’s a national issue!” one member of the audience shouted. “That’s an issue that impacts everyone everywhere, not only in this country, but everywhere!”

“You, sir, shut up,” Barton snapped, pointing his finger at that man.

The command, however, had the opposite effect on the audience.

“You don’t tell anybody to shut up!” the constituent shouted back. “You work for us!”

There is just something so refreshing watching a bunch of constituents take a representative to task for not representing them.  GO to your reps next town hall and make sure they are representing you!

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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?

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 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)

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)

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

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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