Category: Politics

What can I do to support the push to end the filibuster?

Call YOUR Senators: The PUSH to End the Filibuster is on!


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If President Biden is getting involved with ending the filibuster, then it is time for all good Americans to get involved, too. Here’s how you lobby your senators to end the filibuster.

How is the Republican attack on our democracy like the attack on our democracy by the Confederacy?

The Gettysburg Address: Inspiration For Our Time


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The fight to preserve voting rights and our democracy feels more desperate by the day.. If our current leadership is being less than inspiring, let us take our inspiration from each other and from the most trying time in American history: the Civil War, the Gettysburg Address, and President Lincoln.

Why aren't Republican States pushing vaccines and healthcare?

We’re So Fucked: The Vaccination Rates, Political Polarization, and Presidential Voting, edition


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We all know about the hatred the GQP has for providing healthcare for its citizens. They’ve tried to stop the ACA, they don’t exapand Medicaid, they don’t fund public health, anything and everything. Now, we find that there is a near perfect correlation between #COVID19 vaccination rates and voting in the 2020 presidential election. Guess what that means? It means we’re so fucked.

What will likely happen because Trump believes he'll be reinstated?

Trump, Narcissism, Indictments, Election Loss, and the August Insurrection: Some Predictions


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There is a substantial minority of Americans who believe the Big Lie and that Trump is going to be reinstated by some bloddy miracle. What is likely to happen? How likely is it that we’ll see another organized insurrection? A disorganized one? Random sporadic lone-wolf violence? The GQP stealing our elections at the state level? Here are some predictions based on application of narcissistic personality disorder.

What can voters do to change the filibuster?

Call Your Senators about Talking to Manchin, Sinema, and Others about Modifying the Filibuster — McQonnell says no SCOTUS Justice for Biden, UPDATE


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Now is the time to make your voice heard in the Senate! Call YOUR senators about ending the filibuster. Don’t call Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema, or anyone but YOUR senators. Urge them to (a) support modifying the filibuster and (b) lobbying Manchin, Sinema, and other moderate Democrats about doing so too.

Election 2022: The Argument for Optimism


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How likely is it that the Dems are going to hold on to the majorities in Congress? There are lots of reasons to be optimistic that the 2022 election will defy history and leave the Democratic party in charge of Congress, the most prominent one being that Trump isn’t running but he’ll be trying to help the GQP campaigns.

How can I support the Biden COVID19 Rescue Plan and HR 1 - For the People Act of 2021

Call Your MoC during the February Recess


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We are in desperate times! The darkest days of the #COVID19 pandemic are still ahead of us and our democracy remains under attack by the Republican Party. We must contact our MoC to express our support for Biden’s #COVID19 Rescue Plan and HR 1 – For the People Act of 2021.

Pressure McConnell into Removing Trump

Call Mitch McConnell to Pressure Him into Removing Trump


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It is time to focus on the true problem of our democracy: Mitch McConnell. Once again, he is putting his personal political ambition above the needs of the country and delaying bringing the impeachment of Trump to a vote in the Senate. We need to call him to let him know that it won’t bring a GOP majority in the Senate in 2022. We’ll remember.

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