What's on order for the week of 4/3/2017: Yemen, the Gorsuch Filibuster, and Dr. Scott Gottlieb
It's hard to know what to focus on and where to find information. Here are some places that I keep an eye on. I hope they help!
Call your Senator and tell them to vote NO on HR26 & HR998 and protect the rules that protect us!
No. That’s not the beginning of an independent film or a boring joke. It’s frightening reality. The Republican party, led by a xenophobic narcissist, is promoting a bill (HR 985) that will gut the people’s (that’s all of us) ability to bring class action lawsuits before the courts. Why now? Ever heard of President Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban?[i] These new rules would disproportionately impact the ability for attorneys representing groups of vulnerable immigrants from bringing class action civil rights lawsuits on their behalf. HR 985 is nothing more than a judicial end run around civil rights laws to aid the President and the Republican Party in supporting a xenophobic agenda on…
There has been a mandate issued by the majority of Americans that hate, bigotry, and violence are the language of America. Well...Fuck that.
If only we were in the episode City on the Edge of Forever maybe we would be able to get a peep at what a monumental cluster-fuck our future is going to be and start doing the right fucking thing for a change.
When we acknowledge that a transgender woman’s experience as a woman and a transgender individual has impacted her suffering, then we open the door for the expansion of our own narrative and create a strong relationship between our communities
Trump has given his followers permission to be like him and embrace their hubris. He wants to promote the narrative that the non-existent white, Christian America of the 1950s has been stolen from his followers and they deserve to have it restored.
This great article by The Godless Fox is about the ways a Christan org. is working to tear apart Native American families, not unlike the way whites in Australia broke apart Aboriginal families by taking custody of Aboriginal children.
We can be better than this, but we need to know how and you are uniquely qualified to explore what that means and how to start making it happen.