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Proud Boy is arrested on 6 violent felonies the morning after Trump asks the group to “stand by”

The fascist group that Trump refused to immediately condemn had their true colors exposed.

Take Action: Demand Trump stop enabling racist violence against Black Americans!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump digs himself into even deeper hole over horrifying “stand back and stand by” debate blunder

The president once again failed to condemn white supremacy in America, repeating his dog whistle refrain telling right-wing hate groups to “stand down” and let law enforcement do their job.



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Trump’s entire mail-in ballot challenge comes CRASHING down

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: The jig is finally up.


Revealed: Trump officials were told to make comments sympathetic to Kyle Rittenhouse
Rittenhouse, who is facing murder charges for killing two protestors, should be described as defending himself from rioters in Kenosha, according to DHS talking points obtained by NBC News.

Take Action: Fire the cops who THANKED the AR-15-wielding white supremacist who murdered two BLM protesters!


Trump blocked CDC order to keep cruise ships docked until February
The CDC wanted a “no sail” order extended until February, a policy that would have upset the tourism industry in the crucial swing state of Florida.


Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale’s legal troubles have the Trumps on edge
The Trump family is worried that Parscale could turn on them and cooperate with law enforcement about possible campaign finance violations. “The family is worried Brad will start talking,” an unnamed source close to the campaign said.


Study finds “single largest driver” of virus misinformation: Trump
Cornell University researchers analyzing 38 million English-language articles about the pandemic found that the president was the largest driver of the “infodemic.”

Take Action: Demand all networks commit to not airing Trump’s speeches without fact checking his lies!


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Election year is here!

OD Action Partner: Say goodbye to Trump forever with gear that tells him how you really feel.


Pope denies audience with Pompeo; Vatican warns against playing politics over China
Trump’s corrupt Secretary of State got an unprecedented rebuke for the pontiff.


Trump swipes at Chris Wallace and projects insecurity morning after debate debacle
It’s clear the president is feeling deeply unsettled about Tuesday night’s performance from his cope-filled morning Twitter rant.

Take Action: Demand moderators fact-check Trump’s debate lies in real time!


Harris calls Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy “dog whistling through a bullhorn”
Kamala Harris condemned the president’s refusal to disavow white supremacy, saying that Trump’s comments on race laid bare his courtship and signaling to white supremacists groups.


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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

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Today’s Action: Tell Democratic Senators to OBSTRUCT Trump’s Supreme Court nomination

In 2016, Mitch McConnell delayed the vote on President Obama’s nominee for over a year until Obama eventually left office. His stated reason: because a SCOTUS nomination shouldn’t happen during an election year.

Well, here we are, weeks from the election, and faced with extreme Republican hypocrisy that could cause decades of devastating damage in our judicial system and society.

Call or email your Senators. Tell Democrats to use every procedural tool to obstruct and block a Trump SCOTUS confirmation until we have a new president, including: the “two-hour rule,” refusing consent to slow down all legislation, denying quorum, points of order and roll call votes, and delaying the committee vote.

Tell Republicans you believe the person who wins November’s election should fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat. 

Civil rights are at stake. Abortion rights are at stake. Trump’s nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, doesn’t even believe in Brown v Board of Education, which desegregated our schools in 1954. Confirming Barrett secures a 6-3 extreme right wing majority on the court, and could legally send us back to the mid 1900’s.

We don’t just want Democratic Senators to vote against Judge Amy Coney Barrett, or just tweet about this disgrace of a Supreme Court confirmation process. We want them to use every tool, to do everything in their legal and procedural power to impede and block a Trump justice confirmation until after Inauguration Day.

Time to obstruct.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Senators. Tell Democrats to OBSTRUCT using every procedural option (read them the list above) to block any Trump Supreme Court nomination from getting confirmed. And tell Republicans to vote NO on any confirmation before Inauguration Day.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling Democratic senators to do everything they can to stop Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, 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.

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