Tag: Mitch McConnell

Why aren't voters willing to punish politicians who are undemocratic and use constitutional hardball tactics?

We’re So Fucked: Voters Unwilling to Punish Politicians for Tactics and Positions


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Why do voters tell pollsters that they support a liberal position by 60 to 70% but conservative politicians still win elections and never seem to be punished for blocking those policies? What does the survey say?

Why do we feel so bad after the impeachment acquittal?

The Peak-End Theory Explains Our Experience of the Impeachment Acquittal


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We had the most successful impeachment trial in our history! We had SEVEN Republican Senators vote for conviction! The Impeachment Managers demonstrated Trump’s guilt in no uncertain terms. MqQonnell said he was guilty even though he voted for acquittal. Most of the American people think he was guilty. Then, why do we feel so bad about it? The peak-end experience explains it all.

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.

Call Your MoC about Project Payback for the Week of Sunday 2 March 2020


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If you’re like me, you are spoiling for a fight. You feel the authoritarian threat growing larger everyday. You see our democratic institutions succumbing to the authoritarianism emanating from the WH, Senate, and judiciary. And, you wanna do something! Well, brothers and sisters, here’s something for you to do: Indivisible’s Project Payback targets ten of the most despicable Repubes running for senate in 2020 and you can help get them defeated. Find out how.

Trump being acquitted shows how democracy could really die – Vox


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The deliberate flaunting of democracy and the open destruction of it by the GOP just pisses me off. They are so sure that the electorate either cannot or will not hold them accountable that they aren’t even bothering to hide it. If we let them get away with it in November. If we don’t vote Trump and the Senate majority out in November, then we really are the United Fucking States of Fucking Stupid.

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MEME: Putin has bought the Republican Party


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Here is the reason that no Republican will suddenly find their courage, backbone, or patriotism and stand up to Mitch McConnell and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber. They want the corruption. They want the fixed elections. They want the incompetent judges. They want oligarchy. They want authoritarianism.Putin has sold them on the Russian system of corrupt governance. Putin has bought and paid for them. They no longer hold democratic values.

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