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Trump Watch March 8 2018

Day 395:

Robber Barrons

We are not ready, not at all.

The dutch spent billions and took decades to build their sea defense, we have nothing even close to that.

Reading the science on global warming paints a grim future if we don’t take dramatic immediate action.

While the rest of the world seems to at least give lip service to the crisis, and some places are actually taking it seriously, America lead by Trumps republicans and corporate democrats are busy selling out to the highest bidder, which sadly is the fossil fuel industry.

We should be de-carbonizing our economy, instead we are putting tariffs on solar panels, and crippling the wind industry with steal and aluminum tariffs. The rest of the world will eat our lunch.

Having a nearly 100% renewable energy economy is a HUGE economic advantage vs a society still paying for coal/oil/gas. If you think that’s the worst just wait until they all decide to put a carbon tax on goods, and everything america makes now costs so much we can’t compete on the global scale.

On the flip side, there are hundreds of thousands of jobs, and billions of dollars to be made cleaning up the air, un-polluting the oceans, and SAVING ALL HUMANKIND FROM CERTAIN DOOM…but who would want to do that.

Further Reading:

Texas redirects women’s health care funds to shady anti-abortion group: Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services could follow Texas’ lead by taking money from actual health care and giving it to the Christian right. | Salon

CNN: Trump upset with Sarah Sanders over handling of Stormy Daniels questions

Comcast Found ‘Accidentally’ Blocking Legitimate Sites — Including PayPal and Steam

Stormy Daniels bringing down Trump would be the poetic justice America needs

The world’s biggest seafood firms are all contributing to the deaths of more than 100,000 whales, dolphins, seals, turtles and seabirds that are killed in agony every year by discarded fishing equipment. Litter from boats becoming so bad that oceans could end up empty of edible fish.

Report: Poisoned Russian Spy May Have Worked on Trump Dossier

GOP tries to block state net neutrality laws and allow paid prioritization

Rohrabacher under fire over Russia ties

Republicans are starting to panic about next week’s Pennsylvania congressional election

Robert Mueller reportedly has evidence that Trump transition team tried to establish secret Kremlin back channel

Tennessee GOP kill bill to ban child marriage

The West Virginia Teacher Strike Was Rare, Militant And Victorious

Amid renewed scrutiny, Erik Prince to host fundraiser for Russia-friendly congressman

Oakland mayor fires back at Sessions: ‘How dare you distort the reality’ to ‘advance your racist agenda’

Eleven nations – but not U.S. – to sign Trans-Pacific trade deal

Trump reopens a seemingly settled video-game debate

U.S. Allies to Sign Sweeping Trade Deal in Challenge to Trump

Trump Vetoed Dark-Skinned Women If There Were ‘Too Many’ at Miss Universe Pageants

Election forecaster moves 26 races in favor of Dems

After pot’s success, could Denver legalize mushrooms next?

Watchdog Issues Second Call for Devin Nunes Ethics Probe After Daily Beast Report

Guns and Liberty. “The proliferation of guns in American society is not only profitable for gun manufacturers, it fools the disempowered into fetishizing weapons as a guarantor of political agency. They do not protect us from tyranny. They are an instrument of tyranny”.

Cory Booker: The system is rigged against working Americans

Donald Trump highway bill is dead. It was pulled by its sponsor Wednesday night.

Mueller Reportedly Has Evidence Blackwater Founder Tried to Set Up a Trump-Putin Back Channel

The Daily 202: Trump reversal of elephant trophy ban underscores the need to watch what he does, not what he says

Stormy Daniels lawyer says WH claims that Trump won arbitration are “ludicrous”

Background check states have lower gun death rates

Stephen Colbert Asks ‘Numb’ Americans to Reflect on Significance of Porn Star Suing President Trump

Nearly half of Trump EPA political appointees have industry ties: AP

What swamp? Lobbyists get ethics waivers to work for Trump

Kushner leaves US ambassador to Mexico out of meeting with Mexico president: report


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 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:

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)

See if you have a special election in your area!

Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!

Upcoming house votes:

Upcoming senate bills:

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.

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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Trump Watch March 8 2018


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