Posts Tagged ‘Congress

New Organization

04/08/2017

What party/political spectrum are you quizzes: Pew Research Center’s two-party spectrum quiz GoToQuiz’s much more broad political compass quiz (I’m sure there are countless others, I took one around election time from isidewith, which was American and generally two-party with some others, very exhaustive, covering the issues – to what degree there were – from […]

Specific Legislation

02/25/2017

Latest updates (4/26/17):   The following video is not intended to be pedantic, rather, for some levity and nostalgia (Dave Frishberg, Schoolhouse Rock!, 1976): *some caveats: With this Trump administration, there are so many issues to tackle.  A woman at a meeting the other night described it like needing to wave fly paper around to […]

Actions Against Muslim Ban

01/30/2017

Actions we can take now: 1.  Contact Senators: Bill Nelson (FL), Joe Manchin (WV) and governors: John Hickenlooper (CO), John Bel Edwards (LA), Mark Dayton (MN), Steve Bullock (MT), Jim Justice (WV), to urge them to oppose the Muslim ban via this petition Source: Justice Democrats 2.  See what position your representatives take on this […]

Action for the Day

01/25/2017

Latest updates (4/20/17) . ————————————————————————————————————————————- Given everything about the Trump administration, we all have to do more than we have been doing.  How can we turn anger, frustration, and despair into progress; how can we turn a march into a movement, as protestors were saying?  So I decided to start an action of the day […]

Day Three: Photos from DC Inauguration Protest and Women’s March

01/22/2017

DC Inauguration Protest, 1/20/17: Waiting in line approaching 7th and D, in DC, to get through a checkpoint to get to Navy Memorial.  I waited from 6am-9am to get in, thousands were still waiting throughout the day.  Just talking to the people in the small radius around me, there were people from Chicago (Illinois), Indiana, […]

LGBT rights and discrimination

11/21/2016

Update: 12/9/16, links   As I figured, it’s already happening.  No, Trump nor Pence caused anti-LGBT discrimination.  Just as they didn’t create racism.  But they threw/continue to throw fuel on the fire, using fear and bigotry to obtain and maintain votes and power.  I would like to live in a world where racism, bigotry, rape, […]