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FOX News doctor says re-opening schools early is “appetizing” because only 2-3% will die

Trump’s propaganda news network openly promoting abhorrent scenarios to restart economy as fears over president’s re-election mount.

Take Action: Investigate Trump for ignoring warnings about the pandemic and letting thousands of Americans die

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump feigns outrage, pretends he was never told about outbreak while he was denying it

Trump received at least ten intel briefings warning of an oncoming pandemic and refused to act.

Take Action: Check out the WHO’s list of precautions you can take to avoid infection WITHOUT panicking.

Check out this week’s episode: How Trump is infecting American democracy with a deadly virus of his own

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Trump completes abrupt reversal, telling govs ‘you are going to call your own shots’
President retreats from blustering claim of absolute authority to re-open America.

Leaks reveal Trump’s new chief of staff overwhelmed and cries in meetings
The 4th man to lead Trump’s White House is underqualified and unable to deal with the president’s mood swings.

Trump official diverts billions in aid from native tribes to wealthy corporations — including her old company
Indian Affairs assistant secretary faces scrutiny over decision giving for-profit corporations access to funds tribes say were intended for them alone.

Take Action: Demand Trump’s cronies be removed from the US pandemic response so scientists can do their jobs!

Fox News defends its right to lie about coronavirus in court: First Amendment protects “false” speech
The Republican propaganda outlet is trying to save its skin by defending its right to lie to its viewers even as it gets some of them killed.

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Trump paid bankrupt company with zero employees $55 million for N95 masks it never made
The government is paying nine times the normal rate for masks to a company with no experience making them.

Conservative group linked to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s family organized protest of coronavirus restrictions in Michigan
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer indicated the protests backfired, saying they possibly “created a need to lengthen” her order.

Paycheck Protection Program out of money: Thousands of small businesses shut out
The Trump regime already bungled another opportunity to help small businesses.

Trump wrongly declares some states don’t have ‘any problem’ with coronavirus
President can’t get even the simplest facts straight on coronavirus.

George Conway snarks Ivanka’s “stay at home” call after her vacation trip to golf club
The First Daughter’s glaring hypocrisy proved an easy target for the prominent Trump critic.

Lindsey Graham contradicts president: U.S. ‘still struggling with testing on a large scale’
President’s desire to swiftly reopen country meeting bipartisan resistance.

GOP governor still refusing to mandate stay home order after overseeing nation’s largest coronavirus hotbed
South Dakota’s governor listened to Trump instead of scientists, and it’s costing people their lives.

Trump blames Pelosi for virus deaths, falsely accuses her of deleting video
The president makes pitiful attempt to blame House speaker for his own administration’s colossal mistakes handling coronavirus crisis.

Holocaust survivor who made educating children about the Holocaust her mission in life dies from the coronavirus
Margit Buchhalter Feldman died 75 years after she was liberated from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany.


Today’s Action: Tell our leaders to protect our elections during COVID-19

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has introduced an Election Protection Plan in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, which may last on-off as long as 2022 while we wait for a vaccine.

Republicans are panicking. They know and are publicly admitting that making elections more accessible literally means that no Republican would ever be elected again. With November’s presidential election looming just six months away and no vaccine predicted, we do not have a second to waste to protect democracy and reach this beautiful goal of a GOP-free world.

Call or email your Members of Congress and demand they support Elizabeth Warren’s Election Protection Plan (send them the link) and commit $4 billion (NO LESS) to the following changes in our election system during this pandemic:

  • Give every American the ability to REGISTER TO VOTE safely and easily, including: a ban on voter roll purges, online voter registration in every state, and same-day voter registration in every state.
  • Give every American the EASY OPTION TO VOTE-BY-MAIL, including: providing pre-paid return postage, waiving requirements that would break social distancing guidelines (such as a notary signature or copies of IDs), and providing USPS whatever emergency funding they need to stay in service through the November election.
  • Provide every American HEIGHTENED PROTECTIONS FOR IN-PERSON VOTING, including: 30 days of early voting in every state, dropping voter ID laws, extending polling hours, and funding states’ abilities to keep polling locations sanitary and polling workers safe with supplies and proper social distancing.
  • FIGHT ELECTION DISINFORMATION by implementing robust ballot tracking tools so that voters can follow their ballots and trust their votes have been counted, and holding social media platforms accountable for identifying, preventing and removing political disinformation.

Anything less than directly addressing these vital needs for our election in the face of this pandemic, and we’ll be looking at either a sham of an election system OR thousands of voting-caused deaths…or both. It is critical Congress acts NOW to protect our democratic right to vote in this unprecedented time of crisis.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and tell them to support Elizabeth Warren’s Election Protection Plan, putting a minimum of $4 billion towards a national vote-by-mail system, expanded in-person voting options and protections, and increased voter registration capabilities in time for the November presidential election.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition calling on the Senate to stop Trump’s dictatorial scheme to force through nominees without approval, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.


Required Reading for the Resistance. Actions that make a difference.