By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: This minute - Congress is working right now to pass much-needed relief for everyone suffering during - and because of - the coronavirus. But there’s a problem: although events are in flux, as of this writing there’s one bill in the Democratic-controlled House, and a different bill in the Republican-controlled … Continue reading COVID-19 bills: Help People, Not Corporations
Updates: May 4, 2020: Rep. DeSaulnier returned home from the hospital, press release here. April 13, 2020: Rep. DeSaulnier was moved from the ICU, press release here. Background: Representative Mark DeSaulnier represents California's 11th Congressional District, covering most of Contra Costa County. Indivisible East Bay's CA-11 team has been proud to work closely with Rep. … Continue reading Get Well, Rep. Mark DeSaulnier
Deadline: wash your hands NOW, then ACT - In an age where we increasingly see people distrust the truth of what they hear, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 represents a blazing reality check. Pandemics don't care about politics. Viruses don't care who you vote for or what you believe is true. They proceed along their … Continue reading Wash your hands, then call your MoCs about COVID
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: until our Senators get off their seats to protect our elections - Are you anxious about foreign interference in our elections? Angry that Russia interfered to put the Popular-Vote-Loser-in-Chief in the White House? Furious that the Senate acquitted him of abuse of power in his efforts to pressure Ukraine to … Continue reading SHIELD Act – our sword against election interference
By Heidi Rand and Ann G. Daniels Deadline: NOW - Here we thought that with primary season starting, the Impeached-in-Chief would be too busy hate-tweeting about his Democratic opponents to engage in blatant corruption, but whaddya know! February 10: Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors recommended a sentence of 7 to 9 years for Trump’s longtime … Continue reading Tuesday Afternoon Massacre
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Let's start with the fact that we knew the GOP Senate was, on the whole, a bunch of lily-livered cowards. We're still entitled to be disappointed in/furious at our government. But even if you went into temporary hiding from the news, it's only gonna get … Continue reading If you’re angry and you know it, do these things
By Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Sorry we can't offer BOGO on this impeachment deal, but you do need to call RIGHT AWAY. In fact, NOW's the time for us all to burn up the phone lines demanding the Senate hold a fair and open impeachment trial with relevant witnesses and documents. The urgency is … Continue reading Impeachment special ending soon! Senate operators standing by for your call!
By Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - On January 21, 2020 - three years and one day after Donald John Trump's inauguration and the first day of his impeachment trial - the Republicans began blowing Constitutional checks and balances and Congress's oversight powers to bits. They voted over and over to block witnesses and documents from … Continue reading No cover-up! Demand a fair impeachment trial
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!