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We are in the fight of our lives for our democracy. It is worth five minutes to learn about the bills before Congress right now that need your support. I outline each of the bills, tell you who to call for supporting each, and give you a basic script.
Now call call call!
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Be part of the Christmas miracle of 2019! Congress is on hiatus, so they’ll be home in their districts. Call their offices, go to protests, go to town halls, write to the editor, social media. And, tell them you expect them to support a fair trial in the Senate!
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We usually think of media bubbles as a bad thing, but they have a silver lining! It is time for you to put your news obsession to good use and CALL YOUR MoC!
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The congressional recess is over this week. Call #MassacreMitch and your senators and tell them to pass the House gun legislation and write legislation for further gun reform laws.
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It is imperative that Trump be impeached. His worsening mental health imperils us all. It will keep getting worse. And time is running out to begin impeachment before the primary voting begins.
Call your representative and Nancy Pelosi and express your support for impeachment proceedings.
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Here are the bills before the Senate and one before the House concerning protecting our elections. Don’t let #MoscowMitch gaslight you on the issue. Know the bills, know who to call, and call call call
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It’s been a big week with Notorious RBG’s health scaring all of us, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber freaking out all over the world’s stage, the world literally burning, and tariffs. We cover it all here in this week’s weekly call list. It gives you something positive you can do to help, which at least will help you cope with your stress and nerves.
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Surely, I’m not the only one to think of Moscow mule when #MoscowMule started trending. Here’s a couple of ideas for drinks and what to do with them! Also, call #MassacreMitch and YOUR senator and tell them to pass the House gun legislation!
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Quick Dip: 2 minutes
Shallow Dive: 4 minutes
Deep Dive: 12 minutes
With the shooting in El Paso, I’ve devoted the call your MoC post today to gun violence. In the quick dip, I give you information about contacting your MoC to demand that they support gun reform action. In the shallow dive, there is information about gun reform advocacy groups, events, and stuff. And in the deep dive, I’ve included resources on the arcane statistics and legal information about gun violence.
Do your part to improve conditions in the US. Keep a list of issues to contact your MoC about and call them every week! It is the single most effective way of impacting our government. Here’s my list for this week. Feel free to add to it in the comments. And, let us know how your call went!
There are important issues, bills, amendments, and hearings before Congress every week! And, if the Great Civics Lesson has taught us anything, it has taught us that it is our civic duty to be INVOLVED in each and every one of them. And the rate at which this admin sows confusion, chaos, and consternation means that you gotta call every week and work your ass off to keep that call list current. Use this weekly post to help.
Calling your very own member of Congress is easy! It’s fun! And, it is the most effective way to influence our government! But, keeping up with all those issues and bills and hearings and stuff is not. So, here’s a handy-dandy do-it-yourself guide to help out, and my top five issues that I’m contacting my member of Congress about this week! It’s now a weekly post on Ye Olde Blogge! Look for it every Sunday!
In our ongoing sometimes series, Fascification WATCH in which Ye Olde Blogge documents our seemingly irrevocable slide into fascism. Today’s issue: the threat to put the citizenship question on the census in spite of a Supreme Court decision preventing it.
With so many desperate issues swirling in the ether, air waves, and news cycle, I thought it useful to create a post with information on contacting your folks in Congress , so you can do your civic duty.
Our democracy is being gutted right before our very eyes. Every day there is a fresh new attack upon our sensibilities, democratic institutions, traditions, norms. Everyday there is a new government representative trying to present the unreasonable as reasonable, the irrational as rational, the untrue as truth, the immoral as moral. To keep a democracy, we have to be informed. That is the Great Civics Lesson
The Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s modus operandi has always been to overwhelm those around him with a chaotic fast moving storm of absolute shit. If you never get time to focus on any one thing or crisis or event or insult or outrage, then he can never be held […]
Collective intelligence has helped human kind solve every problem we have faced. It can help us solve gun violence, but we keep shooting ourselves in the foot.
Human beings evolved to work best in groups. And, like all other mental disorders, we can take that group effort into the realms of madness. The GOP and conservatives have done just that. Luckily, the counter-weight to their madness is also rests in our efforts as a group.
Social Media connects us and helps us organize, but it also traps us in a false sense of accomplishment stopping us from taking more direct and effective action. #HashTag+ From now on, no social media posts without direct action.