Page 10 of 10 FirstFirst ... 8910
Results 136 to 142 of 142

Thread: Tell me why you're awesome: the saving democracy edition

  1. #136
    fluid, affectionate, chaste, mature Carbuncle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    1,198
    ^ you both are the best!

  2. #137
    Strangerer Rum 509's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    2,066
    ^ I'm not sure about being the best, but don't let me forget to donate to Osoff's campaign again.

    I also donated to United to Protect Democracy (Thanks Ryan) because lawyers are only evil when they're on the other side. Also because one of those lawyers is President Obama. Also because:

    “This administration has raised the level of ethics training and oversight to a new level compared to the practices of the previous administration,” he (Sean Spicer) told Politico.

    I think he means "razed."

  3. #138
    worth a million in prizes .chris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    2,719
    I've been calling my Republican congressman to vote no on the healthcare bill. I'm trying to get others as well. Hoping it dies in the House on Thursday.

  4. #139
    I'm a creep I'm a weirdo
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    1,915
    just discovered donatebigly.com - ha! Based on which of the Trump team clowns you select (also incl. McConnell and Ryan), it will provide a list of causes that person has opposed and give charity suggestions/links; and it tells you the address where you can send acknowledgment cards if you want to donate in that person's name.

    Because you want Jeff Sessions to know when you donate to the NAACP on his behalf.

  5. #140
    I'm not sure if this belongs in this thread, but it's somewhat relevant, I suppose!

    A few weeks ago I attended a local interfaith women's meeting. I actually thought it was more of a "lib women unite" type of thing, but instead found myself surrounded by women of various faiths and political views. The group is new, so they're still trying to find their purpose. One of the focuses will likely be to change legislation in Georgia to include hate crimes. There's this guy who's been hanging around all the local islamic centers holding an assault rifle and shouting all kinds of awful shit. It's threatening and terrifying, obviously. But he's legally allowed to do so in Georgia - he has a permit to carry and there's no hate crime legislation here so they literally have no grounds for arresting him.



    Anyway, they've formed an action group to develop an action plan and I've volunteered to join. We're having our first meeting today.

    I'm also helping a local progressive group develop an ad campaign.

  6. #141
    worth a million in prizes .chris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    2,719
    Call your representatives!!! The Republicans are trying to jam through AHCA again. I just called mine now.

  7. #142
    Loves ponies. Hates phonies. Regina Phalange's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    8,194
    Look at what these people did. I'm crying. It's inspiring. Little acts of protest we should all keep in mind for when the opportunity might arise.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •