Today I read about now-WalMart-owned Modcloth stealing a designer’s work and selling it on one of their items. This is about as far away from electoral politics as possible, perhaps–but perhaps not. So I wrote them a note that I am watching. And in nineteen days I will be marching. Perhaps these are the ways… Continue reading Day 27: It may take all 4 years, but today I recommitted to my 365 actions.
Q: Whaddayou do if you don’t like the way an investigation into corrupt electoral proceeding is going? A: Fire the investigator, if you are the president. WTF. Logged a record number of calls today — not 33, like the image says, but I did log my constituent opinion on ten issues to both senators, the… Continue reading Action Day 26: Respond to the poopshow of justice that is the firing of FBI Director Comey.
It has become clear that my daily action is now a biweekly or weekly action. That is OK. I remain committed to 365, even if it takes all 4 years (God forbid!) of this presidency. 5Calls.org keeps me current on what is up for voting, who is currently under attack (now: Syrians — old and… Continue reading Action Day 25: Spring back into action.
Alexis Lieberman reminded me again how easy it is to call, and how much I love both 5calls.org and my Rep, Dwight Evans (202-225-4001), whose voting plans aligned perfectly, like stars in a galaxy, with these four important items: 1. Cosponsor House Res 186 to get Trump’s tax returns 2. Support HB 676, Medicare for all… Continue reading Action Day 24: Procrastinate comment-writing by calling my congressman.
Fascinating meeting at Ben Plantan’s house last night–and as chock-filled with acronyms and new vocabulary as any/all of the political lessons I’ve garnered since the election of *rumpf! I took notes, listened, mused, and . . . now this. Here are a few of the tidbits that I digested in 1.5 hours at Ben’s house.… Continue reading Action Day 22: Meet with neighbors to understand how (if?) the local connects with the national.
One of my new life pleasures is a fully checked 5calls.org list. I hope to achieve that by tomorrow. In the meantime — 10 CALLS FOR TODAY!!