Back to the Dumb Mines:
It’s Monday so strap in for another week of scandal, stupid, and sleaze. I personally like to spend my Mondays calling senators and reps and telling them what I would like them to fight for, it feels a whole lot more useful than watching the Trump folks make a mockery of our government.
Just remember, this is not normal, this is not ok. We will be going back to something normal at some point, and we will look back on these times and use them as an example of what happens when money becomes more powerful than people. People are the ultimate power however, and together we will triumph, just keep fighting!
Flake extends his attacks on Trump and the GOP — all the way back to the dawn of birtherism (what you are seeing here folks is a man about to lose a senate seat “pivoting” aka “changing everything I believe in so I wont lose my job.”
This strategy doesn’t work when people on the left do it and it wont work when flake does it. People don’t want watered down versions of their positions to vote for, especially if someone starts running who truly holds those positions.
Flake is a liar, always has been, always will be. Kick him out and put in a real progressive candidate. He is doing this shit because his district is moving left, not because he actually cares about any of this stuff.)
Tools of change:
Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit? Want to do something about it?
Calling your government representative:
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:
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:
Go to a town hall and talk to your congress person in person:
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.
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:
Upcoming senate bills:
Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:
Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/
Run For Office!:
Remove the Corporate Democrats!:
Join the fight to clean out the democratic party: Justice Democrats!
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