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Trump Watch May 19 2017

Day 120:

Jesus Christ….Someone somewhere has figured out that if you just do A million evil things at once, people will only call you out on about half of them, and you can get away with the rest.  Case in point, Trump and his republican assholes are on a rampage through this country.  Here is a small list of things going on right now:

(this was all under Obama by the way)

Net neutrality goes down in flames as FCC votes to kill Title II rules

Erdogan Watched Attack on Protesters in D.C.

Donald Trump Wants Mike Flynn Back in the Administration

Devin Nunes continues reviewing Russia intelligence, despite recusal

Health insurers and state officials say Trump is undermining Obamacare, pushing up rates

Report: Trump Official Offered Insurers Quid Pro Quo For O’Care Repeal

Kushner called Lockheed CEO to get a better arms deal for Saudi Arabia

False denials from Mike Pence continue to stack up

Trump has not received a daily intel briefing since the day after he briefed the Russians

Trump and Priebus Reportedly Pushed Comey to Publicly Clear Trump in Russia Investigation

Comey Is Said to Have Become Unsettled by Interactions With Trump

Further Reading:

 

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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 72

Trump Watch:

You can watch this whole video, but I have stopped it at the most relevant part.  The republicans have sold you down the river because their corporate donors want to make more money.  If you have a republican house rep, or a republican senator, its likely that they voted for this law (not a single independent or democrat voted for it).  Why don’t you give them a call and tell them you wont be voting for them anymore.

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Speaking of privacy concerns…I will no longer be traveling with my smart phone.

ICE detained a U.S. citizen for almost 3 weeks

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Our president took a page from Hilter and started publishing crimes committed by immigrants, so its only fair that in April for sexual harassment awareness month we let the world know that Donald Trump has been accused of more than 10 sexual assaults.

The man who said he could grab women by the p****y just launched a National Sexual Assault Awareness month

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Drip drip drip…..

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Every single one of Trumps cabinet seems to be a criminal, we should prosecute them one by one until no one wants to get within a hundred miles of Trump, and then we impeach him.  Tom Price Intervened on Rule That Would Hurt Drug Profits, the Same Day He Acquired Drug Stock

Same goes for his family.  Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Still Benefiting From Business Empire, Filings Show

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The Resistance!:

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

April 15 – Tax Strike

April 22 – March for Science

 April 29th – Peoples Climate March

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!

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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Bernie sanders was dropping truth bombs at his rally in Boston.  He is 100% right of course, will the democrats listen, who knows.

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Jeff Sessions admits crime is near historic lows despite his past warnings.  Don’t let them get away with their Orwelian double talk.

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EPA chief Scott Pruitt is under ethics investigation for lying to Senate

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Jon Ossof is doing great in Georgia, lets support a progressive in deep red Georgia.

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There are still a bunch of democrats who have not said they will vote NO on Gorsuch, and at least two of them (Heitcamp, and Manchin) have said they will vote yes!?!  Call your senator today and tell them you want them to block Gorsuch, and tell them you want them to pressure their fellow democrats to block him as well.

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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 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.

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 40

Trumps Crimes:

229 house republicans just voted to keep Trumps Taxes secret.  What the actual fuck, its like they don’t even care how corrupt this is anymore.  Do you have a republican house rep?  Well then they voted for this, because they all fucking voted for this.  Call them up and give them hell.

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It’s time to starting calling the right wing religious people what they are, the American Taliban.  If they want to control women’s bodies, destroy our school system, teach only their religious view points, and will go to war to do so…you can see how the comparison is apt.  What makes america a good place to live is that we have separation of church and state.  It should stay that way.

Betsy DeVos is the worst of them, she actually praised Jim Crow laws…

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Racist shit bag Jeff Sessions just dropped a 6 year old law suit against a racist voter ID law in Texas.  Just a reminder that Joe Manchin voted for this asshole.

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In Trumps america a crazy white man can shoot two Indian’s and think he was shooting Iranians...Trump says absolutely nothing about this.  But he will go in front of thousands and make up Terror attacks supposedly carried out by refugees that never happened.  Trumps words matter, it is emboldening and normalizing this.  This is not normal, this is not ok!

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Trump is going full on tin pot dictator.

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Look at the nose grow, seems someone has been lying!  Or maybe its his boss, who now things Obama is out to get him.  Great, we are combining paranoia with all Trumps other problems.   Trump signed off on the phone search at the white house.  Gosh it must be just lovely to work for Trump.

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The DNC can’t even follow it’s own rules when doing internal elections.  Jesus, these people can not be trusted.

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Trump wants to cut the EPA, and funding for PBS, so that he can increase the military budget.  Too bad his use of the military so far has been sloppy and half assed.

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Conservatives only ever seem to care about an issue until it affects them, well it is starting to affect them.  Can we impeach this mother fucker already?

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27(!) Democrats just voted for the new Commerce Secretary, you might remember the old one had to withdraw from nomination because he was so corrupt, well the new one seems just as bad.  It is unacceptable that almost half the dem’s voted for this shit bag, why don’t you see if you have one of these senators, and give them a call and let them know they should expect a primary from the left next time they are up for election.

 

The Fight Against Orange Bullies!:

SPECIAL ELECTION IN CONNECTICUT!  REGISTER AND VOTE TODAY! Phone Bank!  Feb 28th TODAY!

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Science March! April 22nd!

Women’s General Strike March 8th! (international Women’s day)

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Solar now accounts for twice as many jobs as coal.  Why exactly are we still propping up the coal industry with billions in subsidies?  Hey West Virginia, why not move over to solar and wind, a lot less black lung and cave-in danger in those industry.  Oh right, you can’t have those jobs because your senators are all bought and paid for by the coal industry.  Here is an idea, vote them out of office and get someone who will take better care of your state.  Coal is dead, time to move on.  Oil is no better.

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The Florida supreme court has overturned an abortion ban. Which is exactly what they should do, because abortion is legal, and you can’t ban it.  Keep fighting, even if winning takes a long time.

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Seems like all of our town hall actions are working, secret president Bannon is getting cold feet about repealing the ACA.  We all know that Trump doesn’t actually make any policy, so this is important. Keep it up!

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Even stupid old George W. doesn’t like Trump.  Wont make you feel any better about all the crimes George did, but maybe it will convince some supporters of Trump to double think.

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Lets get Nina Turner as governor of Ohio!

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I still love Bernie Sanders…please run again in 2020.

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Looks like if you yell at a senator long enough he will change.  Booker to join Sanders on drug import bill.  Of course it is probably too late at this point, Trump would still have to sign it into law.

 

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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
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.

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).

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)

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 28

Trumps administration is in a shambles, lets just hope they are so busy fending off the press and lawsuits, and congress to get anything done.  Because the only things they get done are bad things.

Bad things Trump Did Today:

So the press has decided they are going to overlook all the other problems, and sink their teeth into this Russia thing.  Great, but lets not forget that the oceans are warming, which is driving all the oxygen out of them, which could kill off the ocean ecosystem…which all life on this planet needs to survive.  Trump doesn’t believe in global warming, doesn’t care about science, and has appointed a climate denier to run the EPA (which at least one republican is already on board to fight against, keep up those calls!).  See how the Russian thing involves bribes and government secrets, and the climate involves the fate of all human kind…see how one is more important than the other.

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Russia:

His ties go back 30 years.
Our allies have intercepted calls to and from Russia to Trump Aids.
Flynn has lost his security clearance. Which is good cause he and his family seem crazy.
His cronies have ties to Russia.
Even the senate and house are going to investigate.
The FBI seems to have been involved as well…great but of paranoid federal agents and spies are involved now too…

Words like Traitor and Treason are being thrown around.

This is just one of his many impeachable offenses.

What is trump doing about all of this?  He is going to  have a rallythis man is not fit to be president.

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Trumps aid wears Nazi pins…seems ok with it.

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I think the security folks are none too happy with Trumps war on their military industrial spy complex.  So they have started doing dirty things, like releasing the files for trumps 1970’s racial discrimination case.  Where trump was found to be discriminating against black people…shocker I know, Trump was found to be a huge racist.  Well at least now we have court proof that he is horrible.

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A good dictator never answers questions he doesn’t want to.  Trump will only take questions from conservative news orgs.  Good, from now on only send the interns to these stupid propaganda parades, instead have all your veteran journalists out in the field digging up dirt on Trump.

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Trump stresses people out, he certainly stresses me out.  Lets do the country a favor and put him in jail for high crimes against the state.

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If you care about a two state solution in Israel and Palestine, you wont be happy with Trump.

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The Resistance!

A Day Without an immigrant strike TODAY!

GENERAL STRIKE FEB 17!

GENERAL STRIKE!

Women’s General Strike March 8th! (international Women’s day)

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Trump only cares about money.  If he wont divest, just take away his ability to run business.  Or keep his cronies money machines from functioning. Take them apart one dollar at a time.

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Congress is running scared from the people.  GOOD!  Keep showing up and telling them you are unhappy with them. If they wont have town halls, we have to go meet them at their offices.

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Imagine 10 years ago, was anyone famous talking about gerrymandering?  Well they are now.  The revolution is in full force!


Joe Manchin voted for Rex tillerson, and Jeff Sessions, and almost every other Trump Cabinet Pick.  Its time to kick him off the democratic leadership council.  We kick out the corporate dems, and fill the party back up with real progressives. 

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It looks like CNN has learned how to do actual real news, by watching the daily show, jon oliver, and samantha bee.

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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
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.

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).

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.

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!

This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 19

I know it feels like its been years, but its only 19 days.  Be sure you are resting because this fight is going to last, and so are we!

Here are the Trump truths today:

Trump is such a misogynist that the part of that above video that bothered him the most was that Spice was being played by a woman…he is a comic book super villain.  This man and his stupid cadre of numb skulls must be stopped.   (also that video is funny as hell, and its nice to see SNL being funny again)

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Government might approve DAPL this week…

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Trump and his family continue to use tax payer money to illegally enrich themselves, Melania plans on making millions doing endorsement deals…they think of the presidency as just one more scam they are running.  From Trump water, steak, airlines, university, presidency.  Impeach now before we embarrass ourselves anymore.

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The FBI is making it harder to use our FOIA rights to figure out what they are up to. 

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Trump is highly racist, its well documented both in and out of the courts, his birther thing was pure racism, but he just can’t seem to stop copying the Obama’s.

They steal their speeches, piggy back on their executive orders, get the same cake as them, and now he wants to do the Bin Laden killing walk and announce he killed the head of Al Qaeda…but he just keeps fucking everything up.  Mostly because he is an incompetent moron, sadly now that he is president his fuck ups costs many lives and millions of dollars.

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Only tin pot dictators attack the press for not covering something they cover day and nighttin pot dictators and Donald Trump, tin pot dictator in training.  First they attack the media, then they shut down the media.  This is not ok, and not normal.

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While the Trump dog and pony show is galloping around your TV, the republicans in congress are busy rolling back EPA rules and corruption laws.  Now would be a good time to call up your house rep and give them hell.

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Do you have a 401k, better watch out, Trump is making it legal to steal your money.

The Resistance Never Stops!:

 

General Strike Feb 17th!

In case you want to know what this sort of thing looks like check out Romania.

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Love in these states? Flood the mailboxes and keep her out, only hours left.

The fight against DeVos is going strong!  Call your senators RIGHT NOW and tell them you don’t want them to confirm DeVos, or ANY of trumps cabinet picks.  We only need to flip one republican, we can win this fight!

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Trump seems to have a fundamental misunderstanding about how the money works in our politics.  Threatening to cut federal money from California.  Unlike his tiny alternate fact reality, the real world works a little different.  It is one of several states that pay MORE to the federal government than they get back.  In essence these states are paying for all the horrible policies in the majority of the red states.   What this means is that if Trump cuts off federal funding to these blue states (that are paying more than they get, remember), they could simply stop paying federal taxes, and use that money for their state.  This would cover the loss of federal money, and starve the horribly run red states of cash.  This is a serious lever to be pulled by the blue states.

Fuck me…no Fuck YOU!

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Congress has the power to obtain and release Trumps tax returns, we must make them utilize this power.  Call them and demand it.

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This is how the DNC works, you need to know this.

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San Francisco will be the first city in the nation to make city college free!  Large cities could easily make this a thing all over the country, not as good as federally free public college but its a start!  If you like this idea call your mayor and let them know.

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We need more of things like this!  Even if you are not marching in the streets, we still need your skills!

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Most Americans oppose making church and state the same thing.  This doesn’t seem to have sunk in with the leaders in congress or the white house yet though, maybe on your daily call you can let them know you want churches to have to pay taxes if they are going to be political.


It’s time to get rid of the corporate democrats.  Keith Ellison keeps racking up endorsements.

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We still need to get secret president Bannon out of the white house.  Call today!

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Looking for a good Obama Care Replacement, try Medicare for all!  Make some calls for this.

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Tools of change:

Feel like this is all a bunch of bullshit?  Want to do something about it?  Call your Senator, and your House Rep.  or your Governor, (or try this website) and 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.

Use this awesome 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).  You can also use 5Calls.org if you are having a hard time figuring out what to say.

 

Or use this efficient spreadsheet to find your reps (thank you Wall-of-Us):

You can also fax for free here

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.

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

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!  Or you could join the fight to clean out the democratic party!  Justice Democrats!