By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: ASAP please, we are talking about the nuclear countdown clock Let’s assume we can’t count on the Dark Knight rising again to save us from nuclear destruction. Less dramatic, but more realistically - we have our Members of Congress. Today, we need you to tell Senator Dianne Feinstein that her … Continue reading Tell Sen. Feinstein: No More Nukes
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline - ASAP to keep us out of war: The New Year’s fireworks had barely stopped when the Aggressor-in-Chief sent firepower to Iran, ordering the assassination of Major General Qassim Suleimani, that nation’s second-most powerful person. He did this without either Congressional authorization or evidence for the claim of imminent threat, … Continue reading Tell our Members of Congress: No war with Iran!
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: December 13 and keep the pressure on - Dear readers, as we go into yet another damn PG&E power shutoff we hope that wherever you normally read our blog posts has power and that you are safe and warm and illuminated. And speaking of illuminated - it’s about time we shed … Continue reading Drag PG&E into the light
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: comments due December 2 - If it feels like you’ve read something here before about the Grinch-in-Chief trying to cut back on food aid to this nation’s needy … it’s because you have. We’ve been writing about this time and time and time and time again, because they keep trying. … Continue reading Newest food aid attack – making cold people go hungry
By Ann G. Daniels The bad news: Steven Menashi, nominated to the super-important Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, thinks it’s “obvious” that Western culture, government, science, etc. is superior to everything else, especially everything Muslim; was a top legal advisor on Betsy DeVos’ plan to protect for-profit colleges that ripped off their students; and … Continue reading Menashi: Unfit to sit
Deadline: RSVP now, space limited - Friends don’t let friends watch the presidential debates alone! Join Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team on Wednesday, November 20, at 5:30 pm in the Scene Room of the El Cerrito Rialto Cinema, at 10070 San Pablo Ave. a few blocks from El Cerrito Plaza BART station. We’ll watch the debate, discuss the … Continue reading November 2019 debate watch party
By Ann G. Daniels Sorry, animal lovers, but although this particular action sounds like a trip to the dog park, we're really asking you to get a different kind of exercise: tracking down your Members of Congress, other electeds, and candidates, and getting them on the record. Amazingly, ordinary folks can often get elected representatives … Continue reading It’s a bird, it’s a dog … it’s birddogging!
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: Now, the Supreme Court’s already in session - While we’re talking impeachment … which we do, a lot … did you know that although a US President hasn’t YET been removed from office after being impeached, federal judges have been? That’s right, we can impeach a federal judge, and it’s … Continue reading The other impeachment – Brett Kavanaugh
By Ann G. Daniels On August 25, an enthusiastic group gathered at Sports Basement Berkeley for the Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting, eager to hear about election activism, voting security, and impeachment - and to do some hands-on activism. But first: we got our new beautiful rainbow logo t-shirts (union made of course), and a … Continue reading August All Members Meeting: what we did on our summer vacation
… um, because Article I, section 9, clause 8 of the Constitution says: [N]o Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State. What’s an emolument, anyway? It’s … Continue reading Emoluments, schmoluments, why not have the G7 meet at a Trump resort?