Thursday, January 12, 2017

Congratulations, Comey, you fuck--we need a special election NOW!!!!!



trump voters stayed angry for eight years,
which is why we are having this conversation.

17 January 2017 update:

Friends, I want to leave my open letter to Comey where everyone can still see it without having to go into the archives, so I am updating the previous post rather than creating a new one for today. We have a lot to do, and I'm getting a late start blawgging this evening, so let's jump right in...

Job 1:

CALL the White House, your senators, and your representatives and DEMAND a special election NOW to STOP TRUMP! He is too compromised by Russian interference and entanglement, including hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt to Russian and other state-owned banks; he is too corrupt, as shown by at least 75 outstanding lawsuits against him for thefts such as non-payment of contracts; he is too conflicted, since he refuses to disclose his taxes or divest his many businesses and properties (speaking of which, all of his hotels make very inviting soft targets for terrorists and others to manipulate trump into sending our men and women in uniform into harm's way); and he is clearly incompetent, unfit to lead, as shown by numerous mental health officials DEMANDING that trump undergo a mental health exam--they suspect trump is a narcissist, which is disqualifying--not to mention all of his ignorant, petty, vindictive, and childish tweets and attacks on his "critics."

White House: 202-456-1111
House & Senate: 202-225-3121

Job 2:

CALL your senators and representatives and DEMAND they REJECT ALL of trump's nominations. Every single one is corrupt, self-dealing, unqualified, inexperienced, and eager to destroy the agency to which he or she has been nominated. DEMAND they BOYCOTT the inauguration, too!

House & Senate: 202-225-3121

Job 3:

Stay informed! Here are some goodies to read for today. If I have the energy, I'll pop a few funnies at the end of this update...but I ain't promising anything right now!

Choo choo time headlines

Wanna fact-check the trump-twit's tweets in real time? There's an app for that:

Teach Consent Without Screwing Up Your Kids - Tonic (VICE)

Introducing 'Year 2050,' Our Guide to Surviving the Next 33 Years of Climate Change (VICE)

Chuck Lorre Uses Mom Vanity Card to Advise Julian Assange to Hack Donald Trump (Vulture)

The hidden reason Republicans are so eager to repeal Obamacare
...No, friends--it-snot hidden at all. They just want to give their rich donors $197,000.00 of their taxes back so that the rich can be even richer (it-snot like they'd even miss those small potatoes) while the rest of us starve, get sick, and die. No joke!!

Saudi Arabia's strict religious rules cost its economy tens of billions every year (Vox)
...That's right, friends--between five mandatory prayer-break business-shutdowns every day and preventing the vast majority of women from working, Saudi Arabia shoots its economy in the foot every everlovin' day. And with trump's tealiban bringing in Christian Sharia, we can do the same here. Oh, goodie...urk.

Democracy Now!, Daily Kos, and AlterNet headlines


At least 42 Democrats plan to boycott Donald Trump's presidential inauguration this Friday, after Trump used the weekend to attack civil rights icon John Lewis. On ... Read More →

As a new study by Oxfam finds the world's eight richest men control as much wealth as the poorest half of humanity, the group says it is concerned that wealth ... Read More →

We look at one of the most controversial policies President Obama passes on to Donald Trump: family detention. Since 2014, thousands of Central American ... Read More →

Headlines →


  • In Twitter blast at John Lewis, Trump assumes he represents a slum since he's black. Ugly. Bigly.

  • North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' was so successful eight states are trying to replicate it

  • Obama names 3 new national civil rights monuments, expands 2 others

  • D.C. official: We've received 200 bus parking applications for inauguration, 1,200 for Women's March

  • Sign if you agree: I stand with sanctuary cities and campuses, and wish my community to do so as well.

  • Safety Pin Box helps white allies put their money where their values are

  • Incarcerated Woman Denied Abortion: What's Next for Abortion Rights Under Trump?

  • Palo Alto schools become 'sanctuaries' for students

  • Watch Roberto Ramirez's testimony: Courageous Carl's Jr. Worker Calls out Trump's Labor Department

  • In honor of Dr. King: Join the resistance!

  • Book loving preschooler is "Librarian for the Day" at the Library of Congress

  • As we celebrate Dr. King's legacy, minority voting rights are more threatened now than in 50 years

  • A desperate Donald Trump records a message on Facebook offering free inauguration tickets

  • One down: Trump's minimum wage hating nominee for labor secretary is in search of an exit

  • Anonymous hackers to Trump: This isn't the 80's, info doesn't vanish—your daddy can't protect you

  • Call your U.S. Senators now: Tell them to say NO to foreclosure king Steve Mnuchin, Trump's pick for treasury secretary. He would run the Treasury Department for Wall Street

  • Can’t call? Chip in $3 to help Daily Kos fight Trump’s nominees every step of the way

  • Republican arrested for pinching woman below the belt—'I don't have to be politically correct'

  • British TV listing trolls Donald Trump and goes viral

  • GOP county commissioner calls Rep. John Lewis 'a racist pig' on Facebook

  • The simple, sinister reason for the GOP's never-ending war on Obamacare

  • Ethics attorney: Trump will be 'in violation of Constitution' the instant he becomes president

  • City of Biloxi, Mississippi decides to tweet out MLK day is 'Great Americans Day' and gets walloped

  • Sign the petition: Elect the president by national popular vote

  • Former CIA officer for Moscow supports Steele dossier: 'This is exactly how the Russians operate'

  • Rep. John Lewis' graphic novel sees 106,700% jump in Amazon sales after Trump's Twitter attacks

  • Whoa—the B Street Band has pulled out of Trump's inauguration

  • Trump isn't Putin's puppet—he's Putin's ticking time-bomb

  • Trump's pre-inauguration poll numbers are historically low

  • Let's revisit Republicans' last plan to replace Obamacare, the one where we barter with livestock

  • "Perverted" sex with Russian prostitutes, kickbacks, bribes and other Trump follies revealed

  • Donald Trump was bailed out of bankruptcy by Russia crime bosses

  • Trump is having another Twitter meltdown

  • Sign and send a *custom written* letter to your U.S. Senators: Stop Jeff Sessions from becoming Attorney General. He would be disastrous for civil rights.

  • We 'don't tip black people' note on waitress's check goes viral—waitress gets last laugh

  • As Trump is jeered, watch the 'people's president' get a raucous, heartfelt standing ovation in NYC

  • Trump is really pissed. And when he's angry, he tweets.

  • Donald Trump's approval nosedive

  • Call your U.S. Senators now: Tell them to say NO to racist Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. He would be disastrous for civil rights.

  • Why exactly did Cory Booker and a dozen other Democrats vote against lowering drug prices?

  • Cartoon: Jeff Sessions

  • Florida homeowner shoots and kills woman looking for her dog—she was sitting in her car

  • CNN and BuzzFeed fight back against Trump's bullying

  • Trump to cede 13 Million jobs to China over next 4 years, in just one industry.

  • In a fiery statement, congresswoman announces inauguration boycott, promises to lead the resistance

  • Illinois Dairy Queen owner calls a young mother and her kids racial slur—'her order was confusing'

  • Meryl Streep gives astounding anti-Trump speech during Golden Globes—with note to media (Video)

    By Kali Holloway, AlterNet
    According to the Washington Post/ABC survey, most Americans think Trump is unqualified to be president. READ MORE»

    By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet
    Party leaders step aside as ordinary people describe how the Affordable Care Act saved their lives. READ MORE»

    By Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet
    "Saying John Lewis isn’t a man of action is like me saying ‘Donald Trump is all tax returns, no tweets.’”  READ MORE»

    By Kali Holloway, AlterNet
    One of the 13 women who alleged Trump assaulted them will seek a legal remedy. READ MORE»

    By Heather Digby Parton, Salon
    Trump's ideas about crime, police and the death penalty go back to 1970s stereotypes—but present a real danger. READ MORE»

    By Janet Allon, AlterNet
    If Atlanta is such a "crime-infested" hellscape why did Trump want to build a $300 million condo there?  READ MORE»

    By Alexandra Rosenmann, AlterNet
    "If you are losing your Obamacare you will be beautifully covered... either by insurance or six feet of dirt." READ MORE»

    By Erin Corbett, Raw Story
    No one wants to see Trump inaugurated. Sad! READ MORE»

    By Brian McFadden, AlterNet
    Get there early for the parade of sexual predators. READ MORE»

    Climate Nexus
    Muddled stances on climate science and shady financial ties to the oil and gas industry are ominous signs for the future of the planet. READ MORE»

    By The Frisky, The Frisky
    Nice try, though. READ MORE»

    By Kali Holloway, AlterNet
    Work can be stressful.  READ MORE»
    By Jefferson Morley, AlterNet
    The historical patterns of fighting for racial justice are clear. We need to be ready for another challenging period.  READ MORE»

    By Lisa Graves, Center for Media and Democracy
    Another Trump cabinet nominee dedicated to destroying the programs she'll oversee. READ MORE»

    By Kali Holloway, AlterNet
    Journalists will be targeted in ways we didn't imagine. READ MORE»

    By Reynard Loki, AlterNet
    Standing Rock activists have a simple, yet powerful message: Withdraw your money from banks funding the pipeline.  READ MORE»

    By Gabrielle Gurley, The American Prospect
    The Republicans’ quest for a permanent political majority culminated in mammoth voter suppression in 2016. The 2018 midterm election promises both to embolden these efforts and energize resistance. READ MORE»

    By Conor Lynch, Salon
    Most Americans want single-payer health care, economic justice and action on climate change. That day will come. READ MORE»

    By Alessandro Portelli, The American Prospect
    Springsteen's career and book are revelations of the written word. READ MORE»

    By Phillip Smith, AlterNet
    And we must invoke Godwin's Law (the first person to invoke Hitler in a non-germane political argument loses).  READ MORE»

    By Neal Gabler,
    Progressives need to cherish who and what they are and what they stand for—and to move forward and fight for it. READ MORE»

    By Robin Scher, AlterNet
    "Paper or plastic?" is common question at the checkout line. What should you choose? READ MORE»

    By Bob Cesca, Salon
    Before Obamacare, 45,000 Americans died every year because of inadequate health insurance. We risk going back there. READ MORE»

    By Brad Reed, Raw Story
    Neo-Nazi icon Mike Enoch has resigned from his position at a hate website. READ MORE»

    By Vijay Prashad, AlterNet
    The forest is home to the fabled Royal Bengal Tiger READ MORE»

    By Tom Tomorrow, AlterNet
    Spoiler Alert: He's been an alien all along.  READ MORE»

    Watch this and weep, friends--Randi spells out how Marco Rubio murdered Obamacare with a poison pill that reneges on the government's promise to pay insurance companies if they lose money covering the "high risk corridor." Remember when United Health and Aetna dropped out of the exchanges? Remember when premiums recently jumped? Well, Rubio's poison pill is why. All we have to do is go back to charging the richest among us--the ones who can most afford it--that tiny little tax to fund keeping the government's promise, and ACA and Medicare/Medicaid will be golden. But Republicans, who are PRO-DEATH, won't STAND for it...

    Too funny! Too bad they didn't show more of my favorite campy Mr. "T"...

    OF COURSE orange hitler is gaslighting us--that's what narcissists DO!

    Saying John Lewis isn’t a man of action
    is like me saying,
    "Donald Trump is all tax returns, no tweets."
    --Trevor Noah
    Like it? Go buy it!
    Narcissists ARE misogynists...
    Of course,
    orange twitler
    is referring to his rising, current 
    disapproval ratings, too...
    From The New Yorker
    trump assumes that Blacks
    like John Lewis
    live in ghettos.
    I assume that white trash,
    like trump and his cheap plastic family,
    lives in cheap plastic trailer trash trailers.
    -- Dot Calm's shadow
    ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** *****

    Greetings, fellow Dot Calm Readers, Freedom Fighters, and Truth Crusaders!


    Our democracy is coming to an end in a matter of mere days.

    We can count on our fingers how many days we have left of sanity, decency, and a Real President: the best in living memory and the last of his ilk, given trump's apparent lust to reign as our first dick-tater.

    Wait, trumpanzees...

    Weren't we all supposed to have been chipped by now
    --you know, given the mark of the beast in our right hands or foreheads like the Bible says--so that JEEzus can come back and destroy everything? Wasn't that the prime directive of Obamacare?

    Wasn't O'Bama already supposed to have taken away all your Bibles and--worse--all your guns?

    Wasn't Obamacare supposed to crash rather than revive the economy?

    Weren't we all supposed to have been packed off to O'Bama's death camps by now?

    Wasn't O'Bama supposed to appoint himself Dictator for Life rather than hand the reins smoothly over into the hands of the world's most st00pit, ignorant, hateful, incompetent, lying, thieving, narcissistic fat orange toddler ever to waddle out of reality TV and into our nightmares, using his stubby orange fingers to twit-tweet never-ending inanities while sitting on his golden toilet in the wee hours of the morning?

    But here's the real question:

    Will you MORONS ever admit you were fucking wrong about this and all the other bullshit you "predicted" about Obama dooming rather than saving us all?



    Congratulations, Jim Comey, you filthy son of a whore and traitor to your country. Mission accomplished--heckuva job, Comey. YOU got trump elected, and, thanks to you, nothing will stand in the way of his impending inauguration.

    YOU sat on the trump-Russia intelligence dossier, which Senator John McCain handed you to make sure you got it--even though you already had it when, this summer?--instead of investigating it in time for the election.

    YOU instead served up an October surprise--the surprise being that it was a bona fide Chicken Little nothingburger--of one last dig at Hillary's e-mails that turned voters deciding at the last minute against her.

    YOU handed PEWtin and the Republicans the reins of our democracy.

    This means that YOU are about to have a river of blood on your hands:
    • Every woman who dies from cervical cancer because Republicans shutter Planned Parenthood so she couldn't get her HPV vaccine
    • Everyone who dies from preventable STDs because Republicans shutter Planned Parenthood
    • Everyone who dies from preventable or treatable reproductive or breast cancers because Republicans shutter Planned Parenthood
    • Every woman who dies from being forced to carry a fetus that kills her because Republicans shutter Planned Parenthood
    • Every woman and child injured and killed from lack of well woman, well mother, and well baby care because Republicans shutter Planned Parenthood
    • Every woman who dies from a botched DIY or back-alley abortion because Republicans deny women's rightful access to healthcare that supports their bodily autonomy--the same bodily autonomy that you as a penis take for granted every day
    • Every woman who dies from a botched DIY or back-alley abortion because she's not as rich as you and your family, who could easily just hop on a plane and fly wherever they need to to get whatever care they wish
    • Every poor man, woman, and child who dies because Republicans deny them access to healthcare, treating this basic human right as if it were a privilege only for the rich
    • Every poor man, woman, and child who starves to death because Republicans gut or discontinue food stamps so that the rich can pocket a few more pennies of our tax money
    • Every American driven out onto the streets to die because Republicans crash the economy so they can hand the rest of the money over to their rich and powerful paymasters
    • Every American who is injured or killed on our failing infrastructure that Republicans won't lift a finger or pay a penny to rebuild because the Kochs and their ilk feel entitled not to pay taxes
    • Every American who is injured or killed because Republicans repeal regulations that protect people--like clean air, clean food, clean water, safe and effective drugs, safe and effective cars and other products, and consumer protections that support fairly-priced access to safe and effective products and that prevent the Wall Street boom-bust cycles that throw millions of Americans into abject poverty
    • Every American who is injured and killed because Republicans dismantle (repeal or privatize) the social safety net: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Obamacare
    • Every American who is injured or killed because Republicans would rather invest in Big Oil than in the safety of our environment--every American injured, killed, or impoverished by the natural disasters resulting from global warming
    • Every American who is injured or killed by trumpanzee terrorists who feel empowered to act on their basest instincts because YOU empowered trump who empowered their entitlement to Make America Hate Again
    I could go on, but I'm already too disgusted.

    I am ashamed of you, Comey, and you should be ashamed of yourself for throwing the animals all that red meat instead of doing what's best for ALL Americans--for OUR future. For future generations' future. For the future of humanity.

    Good luck looking at yourself in the mirror. Good luck denying your nagging conscience. Good luck sleeping at night, knowing what you've done--how you've betrayed us all, especially the most vulnerable among us who needed your loyalty the most.

    It would have been better for all of us if you, like trump, had never been born.


    I know that there were some things Hillary could have done better, friends, but JEEZUS Fucking H. Buttmuffin Christ, so MANY people were fighting against her...from 30 years of FOX News to 30 years of evidence-free Republican "investigation" witch hunts to PEWtin to alt-right fake news to Comey to Republican voter suppression to discarding millions of urban votes to non-counts/mis-counts/stopped recounts to CNN burying her speeches in the middle of the day, when most Americans were at work and thus had no everlovin' idea what a solid clean energy plan she had or how well thought-out and practical her other plans were or or or or or...!

    It really was a massive right-wing conspiracy, just like she called it so many years ago.

    And we as a nation should be ashamed.

    We had the chance to have the most qualified candidate ever to run for President--as honest as Bernie Sanders according to PolitiFact and, yes, other fact checkers--with no evidence of the kind of corruption we see every day already from PEEotus...and we decided, nah, we don't want someone qualified. We don't want someone with a brain. We don't want someone who's determined to help ALL Americans, as shown by her consistent track record. We don't want a Real President. We don't want peace and prosperity for all.


    We'd rather have someone with a big fucking mouth who lies 24/7/365 and who's a hater and a bully and a bigot and who doesn't know dick about jack and who represents only himself and helps only himself and who plans to dismantle everything that makes life bearable
    --even possible--for so many of us so that the rich can get even richer while the rest of us die a slow and painful death.




    trump's tweet confirms he's guilty AF.

    ...Yeah, asswipe--maybe I'd almost believe you if every word that came out of your mouth weren't a goddamned lie.


    Someone doxed trump's cell phone number:
    Ya think the number still actually works?
    I'll hafta think up find a payphone...assuming they still exist.


    Stephen Colbert is right: we need a "Million Meryl March"

    Walp, another well-regulated militia (aka American terrorist) shot up mebbe half a dozen innocent Americans and wounded mebbe half a dozen more in the Fort Lauderdale airport earlier this week. Ya think trump gives a shit? Nah...


    My brilliant evil plan to assassinate trump:

    1. Do my other writing project to Make America Smart Again
    2. Get rich and famous from it
    3. Once I'm a celebrity, tweet daily insults at trump until his haid splodes
    4. PROFIT!!

    Uh oh...I need a pee break. Read these 'til I get back...

    Welcome to trump's America--where the trump-twit's tweets flipped from Golden Globes to golden showers! He probably thinks "Golden Globes" refers to something obscene...

    FUCK PEEotus

    Waiting "seductively" for spanking from daddy PEWtin...

    Kinda gives a whole new meaning
    to trump's preferred finish
    in bathroom fixtures...

    Now they're calling trump's mascot
    Peepee the Frog...

    trump thinks he's Number 1,
    but he's really full of shit

    ...I'm back...didja miss me?

    Here's a little n00z you can y00ze

    The first director of the Office of Congressional Ethics explains why House Republicans targeted it - Vox

    Trump adds Goldman Sachs lawyer to his Wall Street dream team - Vox

    Why I'm Obligated to Be as Gay as Possible in Trump's America - VICE

    A Cleveland Clinic doctor spread anti-vaccine views. He's not alone among MDs - Vox
    ...Jesus pimpleface Christ!!!!! There IS a right-wing conspiracy to murder us all slowly by devaluing science and science education. This bullshit wouldn't happen if we taught kids science and taught them to understand and value it properly.

    The Guardian: Running for president showed me how our elections are broken. We can fix them | Jill Stein

    Vox: Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump
    ...OF COURSE Russia has dirt on trump! PEWtin knows exactly how much money trump owes Russian oligarchs; trump has been under constant surveillance every time he visits Russia; PEWtin has heard and thus taped all the usual shit we Americans hear trump spew from his ugly orange face anus every day...!

    Vox: Trump's story about why he's not corrupt made him sound awfully corrupt
    ...trump's utter st00pidity truly wobbles the mind....


    Men have only one choice:
    to ejaculate or not to ejaculate.
    The government must
    mandate vasectomies
    so that all those evil slutty men
    don't cause all those
    poor innocent abortions!


    Okay, kids--here come the vids!

    Randi gives you the low-down and the back-story on the Russia intel on trump--quick fix for all the facts you need to gno

    trump's massive debts should scare you shitless because the man is OWNED. By PEWtin and others. To the tune of roughly $1 BILLION. Hey, peas 'n' carrots--I gno why trump calls himself a billionaire! Not only can he NOT read, but he's also colorblind and can't tell the difference between the red and black ink on his spreadsheets!

    A word or three from Keef

    OF COURSE the Russians hacked the RNC, duh--there were no "defenses." I wish I could take a baseball bat to trump's bloated orange face every time he lies. Maybe that would stop him. Nahhhhh...trump is too much of a st00pit cock womble ever to stop and too much of a narcissist ever to leave it alone--even for his own good.

    Fuck guns and the ammosexuals who worship them!!!!!

    Mentioning trump and ethics in the same sentence is enough to make anyone with more than one working neuron between the ears and even the leastest little modicum of actual ethics barf...

    Funny AF and totally awesome ICYMI--like this blawg, the jokes write themselves

    Thanks, Obama. I gno you weren't perfect, but you were damn good as President. We will miss you...assuming we survive long enough.

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    OK, friends--I'm pissed at the arseholes who flushed our democracy, nation, and world down the shitter by installing PEWtin's obese orange meat puppet into the White House, and I'm so, so sad that President Obama has to hand over the Oval Office to a narcissist Neanderthal toddler. Maybe these memes and funnies will help. Nah...

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    and 30 years of FUX NOISE
    and 30 years of Republican attacks...
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    like other Republicans,
    are total hypocrites...
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    Right from the mouth of Uday
    ...or is that Qusay?
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    And that's because Republicans LOOOOOVE
    money and power
    more than life itself...
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    Don't forget to read Dot Calm's shadow's favorite independent sources of news and information:

    Daily Kos
    Democracy Now!
    Conservatives are Destroying our Future
    Conservative Clown Car
    God, the Good Lord Above
    ...skip the media outlets in the boycott list unless you want trump propaganda. And TELL their advertisers WHY you are boycotting those media outlets!
    And check out these great channels:
    ...or, if you just want something mindless and fun, try Tested

    Peas, friends. Take care of yourselves for me. Trust me--you're worth it! And go have a Fireball and some chocolate while you still can, will ya? I can count the number of days we have left on my fingers...
    - Dot Calm's shadow

    Consider the preemptive Blogger phuqued-up phormatting disclaimer to be in effect. Grrr.
    -- Dot Calm's shadow


    (Save Our Planet--Resist Orange Ugly donald: To-Do List)
    Until further notice, the purpose of this blog is to provide tools to help protect and preserve our rights, our liberties, and our country from the wrinkled fat orange clusterfuck that is Donald "dickless LOSER" trump. As I track down more information, I will continue to refine these tools.

    If you value my work, please support me on Patreon: just point your browser to and type "Dot Calm's shadow" into the search box at the top--thank you! Even a dollar a month from 20 people would really help right now--it would cover part of my Internet. Show me that there's more out there than just a lonely chorus of crickets!
    Action List

    PROTECT yourself financially, reproductively, and medically.

    1. If you need a loan, get it NOW--rates have already gone up; they went up at least three times the first week or two after the election. MOVE your retirement out of the stock market and into a stable fund that is guaranteed NOT to lose your principal--if you're not risk averse, keep your money in stocks until after the inauguration...but move it out ASAP afterward because, once chump and the Rethuglikkkants deregulate Wall Street, we are in for a bust that makes chimp's Great Recession look like O'Bama's recovery. Thom Hartmann, Randi Rhodes, and their guest speakers agree that the Rethugs and chump will crash the economy by deregulating the stock market so quickly our haids will spin. The boom-bust cycle repeats every 80 years or so--as long as it takes for the last people who remember what a depression was like and fight the greedsters to die off. We're phuqued.

    2. If you're a woman of reproductive age or a man who knows and loves women of reproductive age, stock up on as much "Plan B" (the "morning after" pill) as you can afford NOW. Plan to take one pill either immediately after unprotected sex or the morning after unprotected sex, and plan to take another pill 24 hours later. No matter what else you do, STOCK UP NOW on Plan B because even the best contraceptives fail, and you won't be able to get an abortion once chump and the Rethuglikkkants take over. Men, get yourself snipped while you still can, too.

    3. If you're a woman of reproductive age and don't already have an IUD or contraceptive implant, get yours NOW. Mirena has progestin, not estrogen, and can reduce your period; the copper ones without hormones (like Paragard) can cause cramping and heavy bleeding that doesn't go away until the device is removed (think having the second day of your period for a year at a clip). Of these two IUDs, women seem to prefer Mirena, but the device can still fall out. Cosmopolitan has a great discussion on these and other IUDs, what's involved with getting one (not a big deal, but you'll bleed for at least a week afterward), what's involved with having one removed (also not a big deal, but you'll bleed for at least a week after). "Managing Contraception" has an article on Mirena (not scary). If I were you, I'd skip the Skyla--it only lasts 3 years, so you wouldn't even be done with the orange fuckwad's first term if you get one. Planned Parenthood has a video about contraceptive implants and great information about all forms of contraception. And if you think you might need a do-it-yourself abortion some time in the future, go talk to Planned Parenthood NOW and see if you can stock up on mifepristone now--the options for DIY abortions at home using substances like vitamin C seem promising to desperate women but don't have any scientific backing. You can also try and

    4. Don't take any new drugs approved after 2016 without doing your own research into whether they're safe and effective. Republicans are weakening the FDA to the point that it will no longer be able to verify that new drugs will work and not harm us.

    Now, make your daily calls and do the rest...


    CALL your U.S. Senators and Representatives DAILY at their LOCAL offices. SHOW UP in person if you can. Call each day with ONE issue--and KEEP CALLING. The staffers track your calls by issue, so don't give in to the temptation of giving them the whole laundry list all at once. Here is our list of demands:

    0. Call your members of Congress now and demand they block trump's cabinet of swamp monsters in its entirety (from The New York Times):


    James N. Mattis

    Steven Mnuchin

    Elaine L. Chao

    Tom Price

    Wilbur Ross

    Betsy DeVos

    Nikki R. Haley

    Ben Carson

    Mike Pompeo
    Attorney General

    Jeff Sessions

    Senior Adviser to the President

    A senior member of the White House staff who serves as a confidant in the president’s inner circle.
    Jared Kushner Mr. Trump has named his son-in-law to a senior White House role. The appointment of Mr. Kushner, a major real estate developer in New York who is married to Mr. Trump’s daughter Ivanka, could test anti-nepotism laws.

    Director of National Intelligence

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The person who holds this post is the president’s principal adviser on intelligence and oversees the entire military and civilian intelligence apparatus. The coordination between the intelligence agencies of the military and civilian wings will be vital for the war on the Islamic State.
    Dan Coats Mr. Trump has picked the former Indiana senator. Mr. Coats, who served on the Senate intelligence and armed services committees, would be stepping into a position that some in Mr. Trump’s orbit believe is superfluous.

    U.S. Trade Representative

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The president’s chief trade negotiator will have the odd role of opposing new trade deals, trying to rewrite old ones and bolstering the enforcement of what Mr. Trump sees as unfair trade, especially with China.
    Robert Lighthizer Mr. Trump has chosen the international lawyer who served as a trade official under President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Lighthizer has been harshly critical of China, and in a 2010 Op-Ed article in The New York Times, he presaged some of Mr. Trump’s talk on trade.

    Homeland Security Adviser

    A position that will be equal in status to national security adviser, it will focus on homeland security and counterterrorism.
    Thomas P. Bossert Mr. Trump’s choice was a top national security aide to President George W. Bush. Mr. Bossert runs a risk management consulting firm in Washington and is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council research institution, working on its Cyber Statecraft Initiative.


    A close adviser who will help set the president’s agenda and formulate his message.
    Kellyanne Conway Mr. Trump’s choice is his former campaign manager, confidante and spokeswoman. Ms. Conway also has a pollster background and therefore may rely on this skill set to keep tabs on public sentiment.

    Director of Trade and Industrial Policy

    A new position that will oversee trade and industrial policy in the White House and direct an internal council that will run alongside the National Security Council, the National Economic Council and the Domestic Policy Council.
    Peter Navarro Mr. Trump’s choice is a professor at the University of California, Irvine, who holds a doctorate from Harvard and is the only credentialed economist in Mr. Trump’s inner circle. Mr. Navarro has been a staunch critic of current Chinese economic policies.

    Special Adviser on Regulatory Reform

    This new position will oversee the president’s promised effort to unwind as many regulations on business as he can.
    Carl Icahn Mr. Trump has appointed Mr. Icahn, a billionaire investor and famed “corporate raider” who buys large stakes in companies and then forces policy changes to benefit shareholders. Mr. Icahn, who was an economic adviser during the campaign, is a longtime friend of Mr. Trump.

    Press Secretary and Special Assistant to the President

    The press secretary is the face of the White House and representative for the president, framing messaging, responding to stories of the day and briefing the press.
    Sean Spicer Mr. Trump chose the longtime spokesman for the Republican National Committee and top aide to Reince Priebus, who is the incoming chief of staff and pressed for his selection. While Mr. Spicer will be the face of the communications team, he will work with Jason Miller, director of communications, and Hope Hicks, director of strategic communications.

    Secretary of State

    Requires Senate confirmation
    Whether Mr. Trump picks an ideologue or a seasoned foreign policy hand from past Republican administrations, his challenge will be that the State Department is the centerpiece of the post-1945 experiment of alliance-building and globalism, which Mr. Trump said he would dismantle.
    Rex W. Tillerson Mr. Trump’s choice is the president and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, whose ties with Russian President Vladimir V. Putin may draw scrutiny during the confirmation process.

    Interior Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The Interior Department manages the nation’s public lands and waters. The next secretary will decide the fate of Obama-era rules that stop public land development; curb the exploration of oil, coal and gas; and promote wind and solar power on public lands.
    Ryan Zinke Mr. Trump has selected Montana’s freshman representative, a former Navy SEAL commander who was an early supporter of the president-elect and ran for office largely on a national security platform.

    Energy Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    Despite its name, the primary purview of the Energy Department is to protect and manage the nation’s arsenal of nuclear weapons.
    Rick Perry Mr. Trump has selected the former Texas governor, who in 2011 proposed scrapping the Energy Department while he was seeking the Republican nomination for president.

    Labor Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The Labor Department enforces rules that protect the nation’s workers, distributes benefits to the unemployed and publishes economic data like the monthly jobs report. The new secretary will be in charge of keeping Mr. Trump’s promise to dismantle many Obama-era rules covering the vast work force of federal contractors.
    Andrew F. Puzder Mr. Trump’s expected choice is the chief executive of CKE Restaurants — and a donor to his campaign — who has criticized the Obama administration’s labor policies.

    Small Business Administration

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The agency guarantees loans for small businesses, helps them get government contracts and supports their interests on Capitol Hill.
    Linda McMahon Mr. Trump has selected the former chief executive of World Wrestling Entertainment to lead the agency. Ms. McMahon, a failed Senate candidate from Connecticut, was with her husband, Vince, one of Mr. Trump’s biggest donors.

    E.P.A. Administrator

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The Environmental Protection Agency, which issues and oversees environmental regulations, is under threat from the president-elect, who has vowed to dismantle the agency “in almost every form.”
    Scott Pruitt Mr. Trump has selected the Oklahoma attorney general, who is a close ally of the fossil fuel industry.

    Homeland Security Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The hodgepodge agency, formed after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has one key role in the Trump administration: guarding the United States’ borders. If Mr. Trump makes good on his promises of widespread deportations and building a wall, this secretary will have to carry them out.
    John F. Kelly Mr. Trump has named the retired four-star Marine general, whose son was killed in combat in Afghanistan.

    Defense Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The incoming secretary will shape the fight against the Islamic State while overseeing a military that is struggling to put in place two Obama-era initiatives: integrating women into combat roles and allowing transgender people to serve openly. Both could be rolled back.
    James N. Mattis Mr. Trump announced at a rally that he had selected General Mattis, who led a Marine division to Baghdad during the 2003 invasion of Iraq and led the United States Central Command from 2010-13. General Mattis, now retired, has been a critic of the Obama administration. He would need a waiver from Congress to lead the Pentagon because he has been out of uniform for less than seven years.

    Treasury Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The secretary will be responsible for government borrowing in financial markets, assisting in any rewrite of the tax code and overseeing the Internal Revenue Service. The Treasury Department also carries out or lifts financial sanctions against foreign enemies — which are crucial to President Obama’s Iran deal and rapprochement with Cuba.
    Steven Mnuchin Mr. Trump has selected Mr. Mnuchin, who served as his campaign finance chairman. Mr. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, has deep roots in Hollywood but no government experience.

    Transportation Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The next transportation secretary will oversee Mr. Trump’s campaign pledge to increase infrastructure funding to rebuild America's roads, bridges, airports and transit systems.
    Elaine L. Chao Mr. Trump has selected Ms. Chao, the labor secretary under President George W. Bush. Ms. Chao, who is married to the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, has been a fixture of the Republican establishment in Washington.

    Health and Human Services Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The secretary will help Mr. Trump achieve one of his central campaign promises: to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The department approves new drugs, regulates the food supply, operates biomedical research, and runs Medicare and Medicaid, which insure more than 100 million people.
    Tom Price Mr. Trump has selected Mr. Price, a six-term Republican congressman from Georgia and orthopedic surgeon who has led opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Price has said the law interferes with the ability of patients and doctors to make medical decisions.

    White House Counsel

    As the president’s adviser on legal matters, the White House counsel may have an unusually daunting job in the Trump administration, given Mr. Trump’s far-reaching business empire and potential conflicts of interest.
    Donald F. McGahn II Mr. Trump has chosen Mr. McGahn, who served as general counsel for the Trump campaign. Mr. McGahn, a Washington lawyer who pushed to deregulate campaign finance and election laws, served on the Federal Election Commission for five years.

    Commerce Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The Commerce Department has been a perennial target for budget cuts, but the secretary oversees a diverse portfolio, including the census, the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
    Wilbur Ross Mr. Trump has selected Mr. Ross, an investor whose fortune is estimated by Forbes to be $2.9 billion. Mr. Ross has said the United States must free itself from the “bondage” of “bad trade agreements,” and has advocated threats to impose steep tariffs on China.

    Education Secretary

    Requires Senate confirmation
    Mr. Trump has said he wants to drastically shrink the Education Department and shift responsibilities for curriculum research, development and educational aid to state and local governments.
    Betsy DeVos Mr. Trump has selected Ms. DeVos, a former chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party and an education activist who is a passionate believer in school choice, as his nominee.

    U.N. Ambassador

    Requires Senate confirmation
    Second to the secretary of state, the United States ambassador to the United Nations will be the primary face of America to the world, representing the country’s interests at the Security Council on a host of issues, from Middle East peace to nuclear proliferation.
    Nikki R. Haley Mr. Trump has selected Ms. Haley, the governor of South Carolina, as his nominee. The daughter of immigrants from India, she was a prominent and frequent critic of Mr. Trump early in his run.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The secretary oversees fair-housing laws, the development of affordable housing and access to mortgage insurance. As a real estate developer, Mr. Trump is attuned to the tax breaks for housing development.
    Ben Carson Mr. Trump has selected the former neurosurgeon and presidential candidate to be his nominee to lead HUD. Mr. Carson had previously said he did not want to work in government.

    C.I.A. Director

    Requires Senate confirmation
    Mr. Trump takes over at a time of diverse and complex threats to American security. The new C.I.A. director will have to decide whether to undo a C.I.A. “modernization” plan put in place this year by Director John O. Brennan, and how to proceed if the president-elect orders a resumption of harsh interrogation tactics — critics have described the tactics as torture — for terrorism suspects.
    Mike Pompeo Mr. Trump has selected Mr. Pompeo, representative of Kansas and a former Army officer, as his nominee. Mr. Pompeo is a member of the House Intelligence Committee and was a sharp critic of Hillary Clinton during the congressional investigation into the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

    Attorney General

    Requires Senate confirmation
    The nation's top law enforcement official will have the authority for carrying out Mr. Trump's “law and order” platform. The nominee can change how civil rights laws are enforced.
    Jeff Sessions Mr. Trump has selected Senator Sessions, of Alabama, as his nominee. Mr. Sessions is a strong proponent of strict immigration enforcement, reduced spending and tough-on-crime measures. His nomination for a federal judgeship in 1986 was rejected because of racially charged comments and actions, which are very likely to become an issue as he faces another set of Senate confirmation hearings.

    National Security Adviser

    The national security adviser, although not a member of the cabinet, is a critical gatekeeper for policy proposals from the State Department, the Pentagon and other agencies, a function that takes on more importance given Mr. Trump's lack of experience in elective office.
    Michael T. Flynn Mr. Trump has selected the retired Army lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. General Flynn has been outspoken about his view of the threat posed by Islamist militancy and was an ardent supporter of Mr. Trump during the campaign.

    White House Chief of Staff

    The chief of staff manages the work and personnel of the West Wing, steering the president's agenda and tending to important relationships. The role will take on outsize importance in a White House run by Mr. Trump, who has no experience in policy making and little in the way of connections to critical players in Washington.
    Reince Priebus Mr. Trump announced on Nov. 13 that he had chosen Mr. Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee.

    Chief Strategist

    Stephen K. Bannon was also considered for chief of staff, but Mr. Trump instead named him chief strategist and senior counselor in the White House, saying that he and Mr. Priebus would be “working as equal partners” in the administration.
    Stephen K. Bannon Also on Nov. 13, Mr. Trump announced the appointment of Mr. Bannon, a right-wing media executive and the chairman of the president-elect’s campaign. Many have denounced the move, warning that Mr. Bannon represents racist views.

    1. DEMAND they support Barbara Boxer's bill to ABOLISH the Electoral College--popular vote only. DEMAND paper ballots only, and DEMAND audit trails be published in local papers. DEMAND they LET ALL Americans vote (undo voter roll purges and other Black voter suppression) and MAKE Election Day a national holiday for all. And STOP gerrymandering.

    2. Demand that your elected officials FILIBUSTER ALL trump's SCOTUS appointments. Supporting Citizens United or opposing the rights of women, immigrants, non-whites, non-Christians, LGBTQ+, and the poor are UNACCEPTABLE. This is NON-NEGOTIABLE.

    3. DEMAND trump's impeachment--DEMAND he be investigated NOW for corruption and conflict of interest. DEMAND to see his taxes. trump has already committed impeachable offenses, so DEMAND that he be held accountable NOW.

    4. REMIND them THEY'RE FIRED if they don't obstruct, obstruct, obstruct trump and the Republicans from Day 1. If they resist, REMIND them that Hillary WON the popular vote by nearly 3 million.

    5. DEMAND restoration of the Fairness Doctrine--DEMAND fair, fact-based, accurate media free from the false equivalencies and unchecked free coverage that foisted trump on us.
    6. DEMAND that they UPHOLD AND EXPAND on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Dodd-Frank legislation. BRING BACK Glass-Steagall!

    CALL President Obama every day:
    0. DEMAND that trump undergo psychological evaluation for fitness for office. Known narcissist, Dr. Sam Vaknin, explains that trump is a narcissist--and that DISQUALIFIES him for the presidency--in this video:
    1. DEMAND a SPECIAL PROSECUTOR to investigate FBI director James Comey and Donald trump for interfering with the election.
    2. DEMAND the Army Corps of Engineers go to Flint to dig up and replace all the poisoned pipes.
    3. PARDON Edward Snowden and consider pardoning Hillary Clinton--even though she's innocent--to stop the Republican witch hunts, especially since one of trump's campaign promises was to jail her: Republicans hate her so much that, if she'd as so much as farted, Republicans would have had her in jail faster than Martha Stewart. The fact that Hillary isn't in jail is proof positive that she's innocent, which is proof positive that the Republicans will keep coming at her.
    4. STOP DAPL PERMANENTLY. DOJ MUST investigate the atrocities committed against peaceful, non-violent water protectors who just want clean water and tribal sovereignty over their own lands. MAKE Standing Rock a national monument.

    5. DEMAND that Obama pardon ALL undocumented immigrants.
    6. DEMAND that the government release ALL of its data before trump gets into office and lets the Republicans hide it all and make shit up.
    7. DEMAND the immediate release of every wrongly-held prisoner and anyone else who will suffer unfairly if not pardoned.


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    If or when trump really does set up his Muslim registry, SIGN UP! Trevor Noah suggested this to be funny, but it's gone viral because the racist bigoted assholes can't deport us all, now can they? If I can do it as a proud anti-theist atheist, then so can you as whatever religion or lack thereof that you are. Keystone Progress has a page where you can pledge to sign up: Pledge to register as a Muslim if Trump creates a registry.

    VOLUNTEER for and DONATE to all the organizations that D. LOSER trump is targeting. Get on their mailing lists and donate as much time and money as you can to Planned Parenthood, NRDC, American Civil Liberties Union, and causes that matter to you. Change your cell phone carrier to CREDO, which is a Sprint re-seller that supports blue causes. Planned Parenthood is especially important to support right now--women will die if we don't. You can also donate to WomenOnWeb, who help women get safe abortions online.

    ORGANIZE to TAKE OVER the Democratic Party: FIGHT trump and the Republicans, CLEAN UP Democratic Party failures, WIN the midterms, and apologize to Bernie and America for failing.

    PROTEST all media that inflicted trump on us--BOYCOTT their advertisers and TELL them why. This includes FUX Noise.

    GRAB the pussy-in-thief by the wallet: BOYCOTT businesses that sell trump products and TELL them why.
    JOIN SOPROUD by joining organizations working to protect our future! SIGN UP at and find an emergency meeting near you! DOWNLOAD and FOLLOW the Indivisible Guide for instructions how best to resist trump by interacting with your elected officials in ways that will get their attention.

    And don't forget to SUPPORT those in The Resistance who support YOU (like me)! If we all chip in a buck o' five, WE CAN DO THIS THING!!!!!
    Boycott List

    Boycott media!

    Don't bother with these media outlets any more unless you want trump propaganda--these media outlets have whored themselves out to trump for access for the low, low price of "fancy" cocktails and a "fancy" dinner, consisting of Donald's shriveled orange acorn dick, at chump's "fancy" (aka FAKE PLASTIC, just like everything else about trump and his FAKE PLASTIC family) "resort" in Florida. What an upstanding, responsible response to trump's denying press conferences since 27 July 2016...retch. So much for comforting the afflicted, afflicting the comfortable, and speaking truth to power to keep that power reined in and in check...!
    • Axios
    • Bloomberg
    • Breitbart because duh--according to AlterNet, Howard Dean Lends Voice to Consumer Activist Group Hitting Breitbart in the Wallet—And It's Working
    • CNN
    • FOX because of course
    • MSNBC (includes Joe Scarborough, but Rachel Maddow and Chris Hayes may still be OK as long as their corporate overlords allow it)
    • NBC (they also have the reality TV show conflict of interest--and they just hired a couple of FUX Noise escapees, so beware a hard swing to the far, far right)
    • POLITICO--I know because I've been seeing more and more trump propaganda showing up there, to my infinite disgust
    Don't forget to contact these media outlets and their ADVERTISERS and TELL them all why you're boycotting them! So what if we spend a little less money overall? The money we save now may give us enough breathing room to jump ship before trump crashes the economy.

    Boycott vendors that support trump, sell trump shit, and otherwise pander to hate!

    Boycott Victoria's Secret--they kick out shoppers who are guilty of shopping while Black!
    Here's a twofer: let's save our money for when dump tanks the economy and grab the trumpussy grabber-in-thief where it hurts most--by his wallet!

    Want to boycott trump? There's an app for that!

    And here's a list of trump companies.

    There's also a spreadsheet of trump supporters and vendors that carry trump merch that includes the vendors below.
    Don't forget New Balance, who praised and supported trump: 1 (800) 595-9138.

    Here's the list from Mindy Fischer, featuring 28 vendors that sell trump merchandise. BOYCOTT them all and TELL them why!

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    Burlington Coat Factory
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    Stein Mart
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    OK, friends--let's get busy!