Reading Time: 5 minutes
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!
Reading Time: 6 minutes
Holy mother this is your Sunday deep dive news read. The Mother of All Explainers! How does the Ol’ Pussy Grabber turn so many otherwise sober rational people to his twisted conspiracy-driven paranoid interpretation of the world? In other words, how does gaslighting work? Why are human beings so vulnerable to it? And, most importantly, how do we resist it? I explain it all right here in six minutes.
Reading Time: 1 minute
This one is simple: We don’t deport people to certain death. If we have to legislate empathy, kindness, and mercy because some of our elected and appointed officials lack those qualities, then we will.
Let’s get her done. Let’s call our MoC’s and tell them to protect the children and their families on the medical deferment program from the capricious whims of a narcissistic desperate depraved administration.
Reading time: 2 minutes
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.
Reading time: 2.5 minutes
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
Reading time: 4 minutes
If you are as outraged as I am and I hope the rest of the nation is, then you gotsta call your MoC about restoring he deferrals of deportation status for people with serious medical conditions and others who used to receive them. If our Christian charity hasn’t been codified in the hearts and minds of our elected officials, their appointees and hirees, and our electorate, then it orta be codified into law, don’t ya think?
Call your MoC and urge them to be a hero and write the legislation.
Reading time: 4 minutes
Do your part to stop the US from being a pawn of Putin’s Russia. Urge Congress to stand up to Trump and Russia and pressure the administration into releasing the $250 million in military aide to Ukraine before the budget and money expire on 30 September!
Call your MoC and tell them to put as much pressure as they can on the administration and speak out publicly in favor of releasing the funds.
Reading time: 3.5 minutes
Hey look how Trump is screwing around people who are trying to help the US by doing the crappy work of keeping us safe and keeping the gov’t running!
Help the US live up to its potential. Call your MoC and tell them to part of the solution and fix this immigration debacle.
Reading time: 4 minutes
The Trump admin wants to destroy the world and end humanity as we know it. There is no other explanation for why they are being so destructive to the environment. We must enlist the aide of Congress to stop them. Call your MoC about the assault on the Tongass National Forest today. Make your voice heard. Be part of the solution. Make the call!
Reading time: 13 minutes, but don’t worry, the issues sections are 1 to 2 minutes each and easily located by heading.
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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes (but heavily divided by headings so you can find the information you want fast!)
If it’s Sunday, it’s time to dust off and update your list of issues to call your MoC about. If you find it as confusing as I do to keep up with the multitude of issues that pour through my social media and across my screen, then maybe this list of five super important issues will be helpful
Reading Time: 14 minutes
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.