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This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 88

Trump Watch:

Massive marches across the country demanding to see Donald Trumps taxes…what does he say.  That the protesters were being paid.  It’s clear at this point that Trump’s taxes contain evidence of crimes, corruption, and ties to Russia.  Someone at the IRS leak that shit, its your duty as a good patriot.

Trump is already using his 2020 reelection bid to line his own pockets

Trump Has Already Spent $500,000 In Re-election Funds On His Own Businesses

Recent polls show 74 per cent of Americans want Mr Trump to release his tax returns.

Trump Calls for Investigation Into Tax Day Protesters, Tweets ‘Election Is Over!’

Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia in 2008, claims ex-MI6 boss

Trump asks why people are still talking about his taxes a day after protesters asked for his returns, this man is profoundly stupid.

Leaks Between Trump Team And Russia Continue To Come Out

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In the face of cuts for the needy, Trump’s $3M trips are appalling.  We can’t have meals on wheels, but we can inflate the military budget by billions and Trump can spend hundreds of millions on enriching himself while golfing.  Long live the king I guess.

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ICE immigration arrests of noncriminals double under Trump

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Paul Ryan spent his recess fundraising, and avoided holding a single town hall.  Lets vote him out of office, so that he can have all the time in the world to avoid talking to voters, something he seems to enjoy.

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Alabama Senate Votes to Give Church Its Own Armed Police Force

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The Resistance!

Upcoming Action Against Trump:

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.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

See if you have a special election in your area!

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Thousands turn out at rallies demanding Trump release tax returns

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Single Payer health care is an idea who’s time has come.  And is seeing record support in congress!  But it could always use more help, call your rep and senators today and demand single payer medicare for all style health care!

Two Republican lawmakers face anger, from their own voters, on health care

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Kathryn Allen is gaining steam in her bid to unseat professional idiot Jason Chaffetz.  She is out raising him, has better ideas than him, and in general would make a much better representative, lets give her a hand!

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There is no such thing as clean coal, fracking is a disaster, and oil is the same old thing we have been fighting wars over for years.  All three spell doom for the future of humanity on this planet, but there is good news, we don’t need any fossil fuels.   Solar and wind are so cheap that you should really be out there installing it on your home right now.

EPA Employee Denounces Pruitt, Trump in Fiery Resignation Letter

Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts.

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Nashville attorney, Iraq War vet announces Democratic run for Corker’s Senate seat

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Congressman promotes a Charles Darwin Day to fight science skepticism

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full interview

Corporate Democrats do not represent us. First, it was Clinton with the Goldman speeches. Now, Obama is mau mauing with billionaires. Only Bernie actually represents us.

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Out with the corporate democrats!

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We need to primary Dianne Feinstein in 2018.

Source on some of her stances

Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)

Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act’s roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)

Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)

She’s a strident supporter of the War on Drugs

Voted yes on entering the Iraq War

Supported the TPP

Supports the Death Penalty

She is the definition of swamp, and has to go. She’s in a progressive state, so a Berniecrat should be able to beat her.

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Dan Rather blasts journalists who called Trump ‘presidential’ after Syria missile strike

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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!

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This Is Not Normal,This Is Not OK! :Day 79

Trump Watch:

The EPA Is in shambles, Trump is starting another war, the republicans just appointed a corporate stooge to the highest court, and the Russia shit just wont stop.  Trumps presidency is falling apart around him, and its clear to everyone that he should be impeached.  The only problem is our spineless leaders in Washington either can’t be bothered because they don’t want to upset the money train, or they are actively complicit in his crimes and don’t want to get caught.

Now more than ever its important to vote, to participate in local politics, and to constantly call your senators and reps and make sure they know just how angry you are.

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Trump wants to cut funding for meals on wheels but has 100 million to waste on bombing an airfield. (which they apparently can’t even do correctly, or perhaps they never meant it as anything other than a head fake) Don’t let anyone ever tell you we need budget cuts to PBS, or health care for old people.  The truth is there is plenty of money, but they would rather line the pockets of military contractors than help your grandma get her medicine.

The media is complicit in pushing war.  Don’t forget who butters their bread.

 

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Texas Lawmakers Vote to Take Millions from Clean Air to Fund Anti-Abortion Program

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Hillary’s Internet Die-Hards Struggle with the Idea That Trump Just Executed Her Syria Plan

 

 

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.

James Thompson Kansas

Cheri Honkala in Philadelphia 197th district help here.

Lets replace a republican with a scientist! 

More!

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A Federal Judge Just Ignored Jeff Sessions and Approved Baltimore’s Police Reforms.  Fuck you Jeff Sessions you racist piece of shit.

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Hillary Clinton says she won’t run for public office again.  Thank god.

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Things are getting nuts in Kansas, we might actually be able to win a seat there.  Help out!

Republicans suddenly sweating election in deep-red Kansas district

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Look who’s in favor of ‘ Medicare for all’: Trump voters and Sanders supporters, maybe if Hillary would have run as a progress democrat instead of a neo-liberal she would have done better…

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Tulsi Gabbard ‘skeptical’ Assad regime behind gas attack

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MLK clashed not just with segregationists, but with elites who viewed his turn against US wars and concern with economic inequality as dangerous and radical.

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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.

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!