Ep. 33 – Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

Ep. 33 – Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

 
 
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BITCHFEST:

1) I forgot to mention Wear Orange!

In Portland, the event will be at Elizabeth Caruthers Park  in SW Portland on Saturday, June 2nd at 1pm and will include a march over the Tillikum Bridge. We’ll post a link in the show notes on our website.

2) Learn about Italian politics here, here, here and here.

Correction: Russian journalist NOT dead!

3) Ireland’s “Quiet Revolution”

THIS DOCTOR MAKES HOUSE CALLS

Sarah Kendzior: If Trump senses he may have to make a personal sacrifice, he will sacrifice the world instead. 

Is Ivanka the worst Trump? – Smitha’s answer is yes 

Asks of the week

Trump put’s himself first and everyone last.  Nowhere do we see this more than his treatment of immigrants.  We need make every call this week a twofer.

“My name is XX from XX zipcode.  First, I’m calling to demand that the Senator/Rep do all he/she can to stop the Trump administration’s brutal practice of separating families at the border and work for safe environments for immigrant children placed with sponsors. We need hearings on these abuses and ICE to be defunded until the abuses stop.  Second, I’m also calling because our children’s futures are in danger from the NRA and lax gun laws and I need the Senator/Rep to do all he/she can to pass gun reform.  Thank you.”

“My name is XX from XX zipcode.  First, I’m calling to demand that the Senator/Rep do all he/she can to stop the Trump administration’s brutal practice of separating families at the border and work for safe environments for immigrant children placed with sponsors. We need hearings on these abuses and ICE to be defunded until the abuses stop. Second, I’m also calling because our children’s futures are in danger from Trump’s unfair tax and trade policy and I need the Senator/Rep to do all he/she can to pass a fair tax plan and investigate trade policy that benefits Trump. Thank you”

“My name is XX from XX zipcode.  First, I’m calling to demand that the Senator/Rep do all he/she can to stop the Trump administration’s brutal practice of separating families at the border and work for safe environments for immigrant children placed with sponsors. We need hearings on these abuses and ICE to be defunded until the abuses stop. Second, I’m also calling because our children’s futures are in danger from Trump’s disastrous foreign policy in Iran and North Korea. We are closer than ever to war and I need the Senator/Rep to do all he/she can to pass a new AUMF and the no first nuclear strike bill. Thank you.”

“My name is XX from XX zipcode.  First, I’m calling to demand that the Senator/Rep do all he/she can to stop the Trump administration’s brutal practice of separating families at the border and work for safe environments for immigrant children placed with sponsors. We need hearings on these abuses and ICE to be defunded until the abuses stop. Second, I’m also calling because our children’s futures are in danger Trump destroying our democracy with his all-out war on the FBI, the Justice department and our judiciary.  I need the Senator/Rep to do all he/she can to protect our democracy starting by passing legislation to protect the Mueller investigation.  Thank you”

Midterm Action

Check out indivisible435.  They are launching in all FIFTY states and have tools for canvasing and phonebanking that you can use – as long as you are not affiliated with a campaign.