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Trump Watch May 10 2017

Day 111:

 

A long time ago Nixon tried to get out getting impeached by firing a Archibald Cox, a special prosecutor investigating him.  And because people still had some sense of duty to the country back then, it precipitated the resignations of a bunch of people.  Including the Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General, and A General.

Last night Trump fired FBI director James Comey.  The reasons given were that he didn’t do a good job investigating Clinton’s emails.  If you think this passes the smell test, then you need to get your nose looked at.  Comey had already done what he could to throw a monkey wrench into Clinton’s campaign.  I think the real threat was that Comey was coming for Trump next.

History will sort this out, but what is for sure is that this has kicked off a hornets nest of calls for an independent investigation into Trump, his ties to Russia, his nepotism, his corruption, and in general has kicked off a shit storm.  Trump like Nixon seems to think he is more powerful than he is, and Jeff Sessions is probably going to go down with the ship as well for his part in recommending Comey be fired, even though he is supposed to recuse himself from anything to do with Russia.  One can only hope that like Nixon, Trump overestimates just how clever he is (he is not clever) and thinks he can bully his way out of this (he can not).

If the American people don’t rise up in the 2018 elections and replace just about everyone, then this country is doomed.  If they do however go to the polls and make some serious course corrections we still might get out of this without another economic or environmental disaster.

Further Reading:

Trump dismisses FBI director Comey.

AP: Comey is fired

F.B.I. Director Comey Is Fired by Trump

FBI director James Comey fired by Trump Administration

President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI’s Russia investigation

DNC vice chair Ellison: ‘We are witnessing a Constitutional crisis’

The Latest: Dems call for special prosecutor on Russia probe

Rep. Schiff: Sessions was supposed to recuse himself

More Than 100 Lawmakers Respond to Comey Firing by Calling for Independent Russia Probe

First on CNN: Senate Russia investigators ask Treasury for Trump team financial information

All of Trump’s campaign statements just vanished from his website. So let’s remember them.

Franken rips Sessions for encouraging Comey firing

Senate Democratic leader Schumer calls for special prosecutor in Trump-Russia probe

GOP congressman wants independent Russia probe after “bizarre” Trump letter

Reporter arrested after repeatedly questioning Health secretary

James Comey reportedly learned of his firing from TV news coverage while he was addressing employees

Toobin: Firing Comey grotesque abuse of power

Jimmy Kimmel on Comey firing: ‘This is the kind of thing dictators do’

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI Russia probe: report

Sanders Statement on James Comey

James Comey literally thought his firing was a joke

Is This a Constitutional Crisis?

Schumer Says Comey Firing Could Be ‘Part Of A Cover Up’

 

The Earth, It’s The Only Planet We Can Live On:

Are you fucking kidding me?  If we don’t stop Trump soon, the environment we literally need to live will be destroyed and we will have no future.

Further reading:

Ex-Military Brass Back Tillerson, Mattis in Climate Fight – “A group of retired senior military officers is urging U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis to remain firm in their support for combating global warming”

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board- replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries whose pollution the agency is supposed to regulate

White House Postpones Paris Climate Agreement Meeting—Again

The Dismissed EPA Advisers Had Nothing to Do With Regulation: “‘The work [we were] doing is very, very technical. What do you do with Ebola waste?” “Doing this has no effect on regulatory reform, but it may send some message to the administration’s base that, ‘We’re getting rid of these scientists.”

Can This 36-Year-Old Unseat the Biggest Climate Denier in Congress?

China has warned Trump that leaving the Paris climate agreement would mean bad deals between the two countries in the future

Trump to nominate Clean Power Plan opponents to federal energy commission: One nominee accused anti-pipeline activists of waging a ‘jihad’ against the natural gas industry.

The Doomsday Glacier [ Rolling Stone ]

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More on previous stories:

 
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Upcoming Action Against Trump:

June 9 – 11, Peoples Summit 2.0

June 11 – LGBTQA+ March on DC

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.

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!:

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 105

Trump Watch:

The aristocrats!  (google it)

Pregnancy to cost 425% more under Donald Trump’s health plan compared to Obamacare

Joe Biden tried to work with the Trump administration on curing cancer, but they weren’t interested

Hours before House Republicans vote on Obamacare repeal bill, we’re finding out how terrible the bill really is

Paul Ryan Claims Trumpcare Won’t Hurt People with Pre-Existing Conditions Even Though It Does

The GOP Health-Care Bill Is an Abdication of Responsibility and a Moral Disgrace

GOP pushing healthcare vote without analysis of changes

Under Trumpcare plan, rape would be considered a pre-existing condition

ObamaCare repeal plan could remove protections for people on employer health plans: report

House Republicans are charging ahead with a dishonest, reckless health care plan

The GOP just has no good answer for Jimmy Kimmel

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Evidence Suggests Trump Will Be Impeached, Says Senator Leading The Russia Investigation

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Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order is meant to legalize anti-LGBT discrimination — and may be unconstitutional

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More Than 90 Scientists Release Report That Arctic Is ‘Unraveling’

Trump’s promise to bring back coal jobs is worse than a con | telling those communities, in effect: The best hope they have, and that their children have, is to be trapped in a dying industry that will poison them.

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The Resistance!

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

June 9 – 11, Peoples Summit 2.0

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!

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

Quist in Montana, help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

See if you have a special election in your area!

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Trumpcare is horrible, and it affects everyone, even those with healthcare through employers. Today might be the day of reckoning, where the House either kills the bill or gets enough votes to head to Senate. Call your Reps and tell them NO, WE DON’T WANT THIS.

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Progressive Attorney Unseats Business-Friendly Mississippi Mayor

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Colbert finally (and unapologetically) responds to #FireColbert backlash: ‘I would do it again’  Trump supporters of all people will know that saying controversial things will only help the ratings.

But watching Hillary Clinton trying to blame the FBI and wikileaks for her loss is hilarious.  You were running against Donald Trump, you should have had such a lead that any amount of wikileaks and FBI nonsense wouldn’t have mattered.  Instead you were such a weak candidate that only a 1 or 2% shift cost you the election.

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New Yorkers plan to ‘drown out’ Trump with protest during first presidential visit

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It’s time to seriously consider that Trump is unfit to be president…no shit.

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House Republican: Trumpcare could ‘severely harm the health and lives’ of my constituents

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A scientist who studies protest says ‘the resistance’ isn’t slowing down

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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)

Upcoming special elections

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!:

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 101

Trump Watch:

This is why people stayed home, Clinton was the worst possible candidate the Democrats could have run.  They did it because she purchased the party with her influence and ability to raise money.  Everyone was so sure they would win that they didn’t even bother to ask themselves “do the american people want to vote for this person?”  She then proceeded to run a horrible campaign, and ended up losing to the most unpopular president in modern history.

Obama wasn’t better, he was just a classy guy.

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Trump blames constitution for chaos of his first 100 days, boy that’s cute.  My guess is that Trump wouldn’t be able to tell you even the broadest of outlines about what is written in the Constitution.

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Trump invites Philippines’ Duterte to Washington, White House says, calling Turkey after a soft power grab, buddy buddy with Putin and dictators all over the world, what is wrong with Trump that he can’t see that this is wrong?

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Schumer Says He Tries To Talk To Trump About Issues But He Changes The Subject

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Trump says rally crowd broke records despite empty seats

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Trump’s 100-Day Speech Mimics His Presidency: Rambling, Lies, and Egomania

Gergen: Trump speech was ‘most divisive’ I’ve ever heard from a president

Journalist Tweets Photos Of Empty Seats From Trump’s ‘All-Time’ Record-Breaking Rally

Donald Trump has said 213 false things in his first 100 days. Here are all of them

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After slashing taxes, Oklahoma struggles to fund schools, other services

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America’s Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Replaced by Robots

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The Koch family fortune was made in part by building oil refineries for Stalin and Hitler—including the oil refinery that provided much of the jet fuel for the Luftwaffe.  Not surprised in the least, death merchants from the very start.

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The Ivanka Foundation — Now Accepting Donations from Foreign Governments

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EPA removes climate change information from their website to “reflect the approach of new leadership”

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The Resistance!

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

 May 1st, Massive May Day Strike!

June 9 – 11, Peoples Summit 2.0

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!

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

Quist in Montana, help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

See if you have a special election in your area!

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People’s Climate March draws 200,000 protesters as Trump flees to coal country

Once and for all: Obama didn’t crush US coal, and Trump can’t save it

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this is not because they care, its because they see its bad politics.

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Yes, I am a climate alarmist. Global warming is a crime against humanity

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After their senator said “men wearing a tutu to a bar” shouldn’t be surprised if they get punched adding “Well, he kind of asks for it,” Wyoming residents are protesting that bigotry by wearing tutus. Go Wyoming!

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Scott Pruitt’s EPA has asked the public to share stories about the supposedly harmful impacts of the regulations that have safeguarded our environment and health. It would be a shame if we leave our own comments about environmental regulations and why clean air and clean water are important….

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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)

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!:

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 100

Trump Watch:

We made it to 100 days…sheesh remember 10 years ago when we were at day 1.  Trump’s administration is aging like a dog.  I have to say I am disappointed by not surprised.  Ever since I was born presidents have been getting steadily shittier.  Reagan was atrocious, Clinton and both Bush’s were hardly different, Obama was the best republican president we have had since Nixon, and now Trump.  Each has done their part to destroy and dismantle America.  They did it for money, and they did it for something as petty as money.  There is no grand conspiracy, there is no volcano with an evil genius.  As much as Exxon, or the Koch brothers would like to think they are in control, the sad fact is, this is what you get when you let money rule instead of the people.

The last time we had allowed government to stagnate into such a mess, the last time we had fucked over multiple generations was the late 1800’s.  Robber barons ruled the nation, there was a great depression, and in general the rich had it great, the poor not so much.  The solution back then was FDR and two world wars….lets hope we can figure out how to fix it this time without murdering an entire generation of young men.

Trump is a symptom of the problem, not the cause of them.  Unless we fundamentally rework government we will just get another Trump.  This is why you need to vote in your local elections, why every race from Dog Catcher, to Senator must be a big deal.  We need a soup to nuts reboot of the process that governs us.

I would humbly suggest you start with the Left.  The democrats are hardly the opposition anymore, opting instead to be republicans that are ok with abortion and gay people.  Smart, inventive progressives who actually care about the environment, pay equity, a strong living wage, unions, health care for all, free college, and an end to money in politics are the kinds of people we need to start electing.

Once the left has been returned to the opposition you will quickly see what it looks like to have two parties who actually fight each other again, instead of one large party with two different wings.

Good luck to us all if we can not.  Things like global warming, and income inequality are not going to wait for us to get our shit together, they are ticking time bombs and will go off if we don’t do something, and do something fast.

On this 100 day milestone reflect on that, renew your efforts, remember who and what you love, and FIGHT!

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Trump signs executive order to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in Arctic and beyond

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Trump team did vet Flynn, hired him anyway: NBC News

Trump team may have lied about not vetting Mike Flynn: Report

20 percent of Republicans are completely okay with the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with Russia

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Conservatives Angry That Biased Media Accurately Reports Who Gets Trump Tax Cuts

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You’ve Probably Forgotten Half the Terrible Things Donald Trump Has Already Done to Our Planet

EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades

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Trump’s first 100 days: At least 12 White House officials lost their jobs due to ethics violations or Russia ties

Donald Trump’s administration after 100 days: A second-rate salesman surrounded by con men and losers

Trump’s first 100 days destroyed the myth that government should be run like a business

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Trump Again Derides Elizabeth Warren as ‘Pocahontas’, will no one from the right step up and point out that this is abject racism?

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The Resistance!

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March TODAY!

May 1st, Massive May Day Strike!

June 9 – 11, Peoples Summit 2.0

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!

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

Quist in Montana, help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

See if you have a special election in your area!

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Yes, Obamacare is more popular than President Trump, it still sucks, and should be replaced with medicare for all, but its far better than nothing.

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‘New York Can Solve That’: Bill Introduced to Require Trump to Release Tax Returns

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In Fox News poll, only 36 percent of voters would re-elect President Trump, yes but would they pick Hillary instead?  No they wouldn’t because Trump didn’t win the election, Hillary lost it.  She was the wrong candidate, ran a shitty campaign, and had bad views on a lot of things.

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Larry King on 35 Years of Knowing Donald Trump: “His Ego is Beyond Egoism”

Trump hands out 2016 Electoral Map to 3 Reuters reporters during the 100 day interview

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777 former EPA officials signed a letter urging Congress to reject the Trump administration’s ‘climate denial policies’

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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)

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!:

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 99

Trump Watch:

Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life.  That’s because Trump is profoundly stupid.

We set a low bar for Trump. He still failed to meet it.

It will take years to undo damage from Trump’s first 100 days

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President Trump accused of ‘covering up’ for disgraced Michael Flynn.  Drip drip drip, the Russian story is going to be Trump’s Watergate.

Newly Unclassified Documents: 1) Pentagon warned Michael Flynn not to take foreign payments without permission. 2) He didn’t seek permission, took payments from Kremlin-backed propaganda outlet Russia Today, then lied about it. 3) The White House is now stonewalling.

Sessions recuses himself from any Michael Flynn investigation

Trump ignores question about Michael Flynn

Donald Trump’s former adviser Michael Flynn now under investigation from Pentagon

Michael Flynn Hid $33,000 Russian Payday From Feds, Officials Say

Schiff: ‘Full Speed Ahead’ on House Russia Investigation

White House blames Obama administration for Flynn’s security clearance, when in doubt blame someone else.

Rep. Swalwell: Easy to see evidence of collusion

Trump’s Son-In-Law Is Told To ‘Lawyer Up’: “Kushner committed a felony by not disclosing two meetings with high profile Russians during his security clearance hearings”

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Trump’s tax plan could cost an estimated $5.5 trillion.  Which is why it MUST NOT PASS.  This would bankrupt america, and make the rich so rich that they would become royalty.

If you’re wondering how this absurd sham of a “tax plan” happened, here’s the answer: Trump’s Treasury Department hasn’t filled any tax policy jobs. Pretend President wants to do pretend work, and we get shitty work product as the result.

Dynamic scoring is the Republicans’ latest Big Lie. They’re going to invent a phony economic model so that they can claim that their $6 trillion tax cut doesn’t explode the deficit. That’s like asking the public to accept a Powerball ticket as payment for a Ferrari.

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Trump: ‘Major, major’ conflict with North Korea possible

State Department Effectively Shut Down as Trump Administration Leaves 200 Top-Level Posts Vacant Amid Foreign Policy Crises in Syria and N. Korea

With no budget, all Army training comes to ‘screeching halt’ by July

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Republicans Attack The Resistance With Bill To Punish College Students Who Protest.  I guess the first amendment is only for big companies with a lot of money.

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Trump’s FCC Chair Wants To Gut Net Neutrality. He’s In For A Bruising Fight.

Kill net neutrality and you’ll kill us, say 800 US startups

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House Democrats bury 2016 autopsy | “House Democrats are going to extreme lengths to conceal a report on the party’s problems. ..(M)embers are not allowed to have copies of the report and may view it only under the watchful eyes of DCCC staff.”

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Why Do Politicians Ignore Environmental Issues?

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The Resistance!

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

May 1st, Massive May Day Strike!

June 9 – 11, Peoples Summit 2.0

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!

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

Quist in Montana, help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

See if you have a special election in your area!

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House delays Obamacare vote, denying Trump 100-day win.  Frankly I am not surprised, it was a horrible bill to start with, it failed twice to get a vote before, they went back to the drawing board made it EVEN WORSE, and then tried to serve us a shit sandwich for a third time.  These fucking morons, they had 8 years to plan this, and what do they do when the time comes, roll out this nonsense.  It’s clear to me that anyone bought and paid for by big money interests doesn’t actually know how to govern, and is paid because they are so stupid and will do anything the big money tells them to.

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Arizona sheriff calls Trump’s wall a ‘medieval solution to a modern problem’

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‘LGBTQ people were born perfect’: A new bill would ban conversion therapy nationwide

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Noam Chomsky: Republican Party is the most dangerous organisation in human history.  Honestly this might be true, you had Stalin, and the Nazi’s but they just wanted to take over the world.  The republican’s anti-science bullshit has the potential to end civilization as we know it.

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We Asked ICE About the Prank Calls to Their Anti-Immigrant Hotline and They Kind of Lost Their Shit.  You certainly should’t keep calling them at 1 855-488-6423 and tell them about your alien abduction story.

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Donald Trump hotel restaurant forced to close after business nosedives since election.  People, stop going to any Trump anything, if he wont put his business into a blind trust, we should just bankrupt him. (again)

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The 22 Dems Supporting Sanders’ $15 Minimum Wage Bill… and 24 Who Aren’t.  If your senator is on the list maybe give them a call and either thank them or tell them to get their act together.

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Bernie Sanders unveils bold new plan to eliminate use of fossil fuels by 2050
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California single-payer healthcare bill passes first committee test – LA Times

This victory was propelled by people just like us!

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Progressive South Carolina Green Party candidate, David Kulma, running for the US House seat in CD 5.

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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)

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!:

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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