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Moore writes: "We are the majority and we must never give up."

Filmmaker Michael Moore. (photo: The New York Times)
Filmmaker Michael Moore. (photo: The New York Times)

10 Actions We Must All Take to Stop Trump's Detestable Move

By Michael Moore, Michael Moore's Facebook Page

11 July 18


ere are 10 ACTIONS we must all immediately take to stop this detestable move by a president who may be weeks away from being indicted. Do not despair — ACT! We are the majority and we must never give up. No matter what the odds, basic morality demands our engagement NOW! You DON’T have to take this. Please participate in the following:

1. Beginning immediately, we all participate in non-stop aggressive action everywhere against this heinous decision.

2. Call both of your US Senators (202-225-3121) immediately (you can leave a message if they’re not there) and demand that no one who is nominated for Supreme Court by a President under investigation and possible indictment for treason or other crimes can be considered for the Supreme Court. This process to fill the vacancy must wait until Trump is either cleared or removed.

Regardless of Trump’s legal problems, we must demand that only the new Senate can decide the next Justice.

3. To those in the media who take their responsibility seriously, we expect intense investigative journalism into Trump's nominee. There are skeletons in every closet.

4. Please, John McCain, if you’re able, please speak out. Ask your fellow Republicans in the Senate to take a stand against Trump. One last favor to you who gave so much to his country.

5. We resolve to electorally remove any Senator who puts a nominee on the court by a President under investigation and who’s campaign manager has been indicted and his National Security Advisor convicted.

6. We vow to punish all Democratic collaborators and centrist pundits/media who praise Trump's choice in order to pacify and halt any opposition.

7. There must be an aggressive get out the vote drive for every Democrat running for Senate.

Nevada, Arizona, Tennessee! These Senate seats can be won by the strong Democrats who are running in each of these states.

8. If you're one of the people who has sunk into an understandable despair and you’re saying “we simply have no chance to stop this appointment!” — when the Senate is 50-49?! — Are u f***ing kidding me?! C’mon! We’re just one vote away from a tie! 2 to win!! This isn’t Mt. Everest! It’s like stepping into your shower. You haven’t fallen and you CAN get up!

9. There must be nonviolent civil disobedience in the local offices and the Capitol Hill offices of all US Senators intending to vote for this appointment.

10. Let's form a human ring around the Supreme Court Building — and don't break it until this nominee is withdrawn. your social media marketing partner


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-28 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-11 16:13
Moore does not even name the detestable action Trump has taken. There are very many of these. I assume he is talking about the supreme court nomination.

Moore's suggestions are more of the same distraction that is preparing the democratic party for doom in Nov. 2018 and doom in Nov. 2020. Forget Trump. He is what he is. The way to get rid of him is to win in 2018 and 2020. I'd much prefer to see 10 concrete actions to reform the democratic party so that it can win. The actions above are not a platform for winning an election. They just look backward and try to prevent the past from happening.

I'm really tired of seeing comments like this;

"a president who may be weeks away from being indicted."

"President under investigation"

There is no basis for these statements other than media speculation. Mueller has not said whether or not Trump is a target of the investigation. Comey said he was not. Rosenstein said he was not. They all could be lying (probably so), but we just don't know. Accurately, Trump is being considered as a witness in an investigation.
+12 # HarryP 2018-07-11 22:47
Rodion, read the article before you comment on it. Moore is explicitly clear on Trump’s “despicable action.” You only “assume” he’s talking about the latest Supreme Court nomination?
You question whether your boy Donald is under investigation. Let me assure you, he’s under criminal investigation - whether you, or Trump, or Giuliani like it not. Let me also assure you that Mueller is not swayed by the Rodion, Donald and Rudy mantra that Trump has nothing to fear because he’s innocent.
You’re lying about Comey and Rosenstein. They never told Trump that he wasn’t under investigation. (Neither did Mueller.) Trump demanded Comey to declare it to be so, but Comey knew better. He had known for months of the FBI’s counterintellig ence operation. That’s why Trump fired him - for not absolving him of his venal sins. Comey had no intentions of absolving the atheist Trump, telling him “go and sin. I more.”
Finally, your boy is more than a “witness.” He’s the target as the head of a criminal conspiracy. Ask Mueller. His answer will leave you shuddering.
-2 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-12 10:00
HP - Not sure where you get your information. Maybe you watch the rabid Rachel Maddow. but see these:

1. "Special Counsel Robert Mueller told President Donald Trump’s attorneys last month he was continuing to investigate the president but did not consider him a criminal target in the Russia probe"

2. The leaders of the house and senate met with Rosenstein, Wray, and others a month ago and made it clear that the Mueller Probe was not a criminal investigation but a counter intelligence investigation and that Trump was a witness to what Russia did in the 2016 elections. Russia is the target, not Trump. You can see Trey Gowdy make this point on may youtube clips.

3. Only the drunk Mark Warner knows what Mueller knows. I personally believe he is an assassin hired to take Trump out by any means necessary. But he himself has not said that. It is my hunch. I personally think that Mueller is creating a trap he will spring on Trump when the conditions are right. Apparently, you do as well. But we don't know what the trap will be. We know how Ken Starr did this to Bill Clinton.
-2 # HarryP 2018-07-12 20:44
You don’t read well, do you Rodion? The source you cite makes the point that Mueller continues to investigate Trump. It’s right there in the title. If you had read your source, you would know that Mueller told Trump’s lawyers that the president was not yet a criminal target, not “at this point.” But he planned to charge Trump with obstruction of justice, Mueller said he needed to interview Trump to ascertain if Trump if Trump had “corrupt intent” to undermine the Russia investigation.
Some in Trump’s inner circle thought/hoped that the chances were low Mueller would bring criminal charges. You seem to think the chances are zero. Russia, you think is Mueller’s sole target. Believe me, Trump is as well. If you don’t believe me, ask Mueller.
You’re going off the deep end citing Trey Gowdy. Isn’t he still busy with his Benghazi investigation? How’d that work out?
“Drunk Mark Warner? Nice ad hominem characterizatio n. And you also have him as an “assassin.” A “drunk assassin”? You and Trump have nothing to worry. I never knew a drunk who could shoot straight.
0 # librarian1984 2018-07-12 10:29
Moore buries the topic in point 2. It's poorly written and many of the points are gratuitous, vague or meaningless. And appealing to John McCain? Really?

RR has stated multiple times he doesn't support Trump or Putin. He's more discerning than many here about actual evidence and feasible action, whereas some are so desperate to get rid of Trump they're foolishly buying nonsense wholesale, trusting in Republicans and intelligence creeps to deliver us.

I'm tired of phrases like 'your boy Donald'. If you have to resort to misinformation and innuendo, hallmarks of the HRC campaign, aren't you already admitting your argument is weak?

Indictments have more to do with financial crimes, as many expected, and say not one vote was changed from HRC to Trump at Russian hands.

There's PLENTY of evidence the GOP cheats all over the place but no one in the Democrap Party or the media is going after THOSE millions of flipped or purged votes. Why not?

Comey and Rosenstein both said Trump wasn't under investigation. You don't have to believe Trump. They said it in Congressional hearings.

And why didn't Obama let us know about Russian hacking attempts? He knew about it way before the election. Is he involved too?

If Mueller's investigation turns up connections between Russia and the Clintons and Podestas, do you want him to follow up on that too?

You reach several questionable assertions. Stating them with a sneer doesn't make them true.
+1 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-12 14:30
"phrases like 'your boy Donald'"

I wish he were my boy. I'd sue him for back wages like his driver is doing.

In the hearing today, Peter Strzok said that the investigation is of Russian action in the 2016 election. Trump was a bystander, unless they find some evidency of collusion which they have not.

But I still believe that the FBI and Mueller will get Trump somehow and throw him out of office. It may be they are preparing the ground work for an impeachment.

My boy needs to pay up now because he may someday soon be in jail.
-1 # librarian1984 2018-07-12 16:30
I haven't watched the hearing yet.

I think what 'they' wanted was to impeach but they may yet adapt their thinking. It's Clapper, Brennan, Hayden, the guys who are already out, who clutch their pearls and say he's an abomination. Ins like Haspel may be content to have something over him. They're opportunistic and will find ways to use him, and he's SO manipulable. You can't blackmail the guy because he has no shame but you can stroke his ego or question his intelligence and get anything you want in about two minutes. I mean, Stormy Daniels? He's not a nuanced thinker.

But really, looking around .. are there ANY good acters? I don't think so. DC is like some political Sodom and Gommorah (sp?), with pols actually taking food and healthcare from orphans the week after they give tax cuts to the already-rich.

They don't even try to hide it. I heard they're talking about more tax cuts. Trump wants to drop the corporate rate again and the GOP wants to tweak their giveaway.

Mueller et al will be able to fine tune the investigation to get whoever they want and exclude whoever they don't want. I don't see Republicans booting Trump unless he becomes unmanageable -- and I think he's REALLy manageable.

Look at Pelosi. She's in no rush to get rid of him. What a fundraiser! What a gold mine!

I guess we'll see.

The upshot is, we need to talk about policy policy policy.
0 # lfeuille 2018-07-12 22:00
He says he doesn't support Trump, but he doesn't let a single opportunity pass to defend his egregious behavior. He has also said he likes Putin.
+9 # sandyb 2018-07-12 06:06
we can't wait for the election. that is too far away.
+13 # MidwestDick 2018-07-11 22:08
Trump spends about half his day worrying about the Mueller investigation, because he is, after all, guilty as hell. He won't even cough up his tax returns. There can be no question that he picked this political operative to work the court when (not if) the Justices become involved in this investigation, which they must when Trump refuses to provide evidence or testimony to the special counsel, as you know he will.
It is his style to demand personal loyalty from all his people. Do you think that this was not discussed when Trump and Kavanaugh met. Do you really think Don the filterless didn't put the arm on K? C'mon Man!
+6 # squatsmyer 2018-07-11 22:46
Raskolnikov perhaps you should not assume and just read what Moore is stating in action #2---demand that no one who is nominated for Supreme Court by a President under investigation and possible indictment for treason or other crimes can be considered for the Supreme Court. This process to fill the vacancy must wait until Trump is either cleared or removed. I am sure he is talking about the Supreme Court nominee not a dog catcher.
+7 # Rwspisak 2018-07-12 00:25
All roads lead to Rome. Impeachment too is one stop on the underground railway to a return to constitutional governance. Stopping this Court packing by this powermad “rood” crazed meglamaniac itself is just one more base to touch.
My other comment is this. Just like they attack on many fronts from sending babies alone before “pontius Pilates” to polluting our streams and rolling back work place protections we can have at these Oligarchs on many fronts as well.
Think colonists behind every tree, when the roll out the sonic cannons and teargas - we are everywhere- they cower in their vaults and towers!
+4 # janie1893 2018-07-12 01:22
Rodion--then why dont we do as Mr. Moore suggests but do it to demand that Democrats get with the program and do, en masse, what is needed to get this train back on the tracks? The timing is right because many people have vacation time and the weather is on our side.

Mr. Moore---lead on!!
A continent wide bike trek to Washington would get this country invested in acting instead of bitching. A great deal of economic, mental and physical health problems are being created here and abroad by the craziness of the president.
We can let him know that is not an acceptable end to the struggle made by our forefathers to build America into what it has become today.
0 # ericlipps 2018-07-12 05:44
Rodion, I'm not sure you really do want to "reform the Democratic Party so that it can win." Considering your all-too-eager defense of Donald Trump, which have earned you the status of Donald's man at RSN, I'm not sure you want the Democrats to win, period.

But giving you the benefit of the doubt, it's worth noting that at the presidential level, the last two Republicans to occupy the White House sneaked in through the back door of the Electoral College in defiance of the voters.

I suspect that even if they did win you'd be whining that their victory wasn't legitimate.
+1 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-12 11:43
eric -- thanks for the benefit of the doubt. But I have no doubt that the last two presidents sneaked into the white house through the back door of the electoral college. So why is the demo party not encircling the congress and demanding a constitutional amendment repealing the electoral college? They don't seem to care much about the EC or rigging of voter registration rolls that also contributes to republican wins.

The republicans are a minority party. Nationwide they get fewer votes than democrats, but they still control most of the elected offices nationwide. How can that be? We know how it is. The elections and congressional districts are all rigged. But M. Moore and the rest of the Hillarycrats never seem to complain about this. They are all willing losers. And after they have lost, they exclaim in hysterical tones -- "the horse is out of the effing barn. Quick close the barn door and lock it tight."

Did you see that Hillary is starting up her 2020 campaign? She's a speaker at the American Federation of Teachers national conference. She's going for the Union vote this time. My comment: "too little, too late."

PS -- I know you are joking when you say I defend Trump. But you may not know that I defend the truth.
+1 # sandyb 2018-07-12 06:03
whose campaign manager. (who's means who is)
+2 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-12 06:07
There's a really great article on Truthdig now by Robert Scheer in response to an open letter in the Nation signed by Michael Moore and others. The Nation letter is just more efforts to distract us from the desperate need for reform in the Demo party.

When Resistance Becomes Capitulation: A Response to an Open Letter in The Nation

The implications of Scheer's article are obvious. Democrats must acknowledge the errors of their past and present a platform for a totally different future. It is happening with the emergence of younger, progressive/soc ialist candidates. It will happen over the long term.

It would happen a lot faster if democrats like Michael Moore would get woke and speak up. Democrats lost the supreme court because they lost their base in the working class of America. All the 10 points above continue the neo-liberal and neo-conservativ e stance of the party.

Calling for an alliance with John McCain is just repulsive. McCain may vote "NO" because he hates Trump and was a player in the FBI/Steele Dossier. But Democrats should not consider that a common interst and point of alliance. McCain is a terrorist and imperialist.
+10 # hectormaria 2018-07-12 06:07
Here's a quote from George Orwell's 1984: "The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but, on the contrary, that it was impossible to avoid joining in. Within thirty seconds any pretense was always unnecessary. A hideous ecstasy of fear and vindictiveness, a desire to kill, to torture, to smash faces in with a sledge-hammer, seemed to flow through the whole group of people like an electric current, turning one even against one's will into a grimacing, screaming lunatic." Obviously, the only book Trump has read and the Alt-right follows.
0 # 2018-07-12 07:12
Excellent action list, Michael Moore. Will fo
+11 # swissms 2018-07-12 08:03
I'm disappointed by all but the last two suggestions from Michael Moore. We must protest with our bodies and demand that under the rules of checks and balances, no president should be allowed to nominate a Justice to the court which may have to hear his own legal case. I would like to see the Democrats in the Senate do at least that much to protect our country's highest court, since they didn't step up to protect the perfectly legitimate nomination of President Obama.
+2 # librarian1984 2018-07-12 08:28
When I was young I travelled as much as I could, which wasn't much at first. I'd save a few dollars a week so I could drive to the Grand Canyon or, after I got my first real job, a flight to Europe.

When I married each of us had hard scrabble travel experience. We pooled our resources and travelled more widely. Every day we'd go hard, morning through night, a museum in the morning, a tour in the afternoon partying at night, with a delicious bite and a charming meal in between. We'd sleep three or four hours a night for a couple of weeks and then crash like mofos for three days when we got back home.

After we had kids the most obvious lesson was one I didn't figure out until I saw it in black & white in a parenting book: Travel with kids means you don't do three or eight amazing spontaneous things a day. You do ONE.

You pick one thing and do it the very best you can. With a diaper bag. Make it meaningful. Make it fun.

Every one of US is stressed. Every day is a circus. Some of us are panicking.

Trump thrives on this, the king of chaos -- but NO ONE else does. Even his supporters are weary. We're all overwhelmed and tired, and not on our A game.

DON't do ten things. Do one.

Combine what means the most to you with your unique talent or ideas.

Find progressives around you, for support and activism. If you get three people in a room a plan is sure to arise, and action will improve our spirits more than cowering or ranting.
+3 # librarian1984 2018-07-12 08:50
What sustains me are memories of the spirit we had during Occupy and the Sanders campaign and the Democrap convention, buoyed by progress and camaraderie, and focused in the future.

That dream is not dead, much as the establishment and the GOP want us to believe it is.

What separates those who make history from those who have history happen to them are qualities of character: resolve, integrity, courage.

This fight is not nearly over. Sanders went from 3% to 43*% against the most powerful political machine of our generation. He's out there now, working his butt off -- not reliving the last election, not seeking glory, but trying to improve people's lives -- while Schumer gives lip service to doing 'something' and Pelosi's in denial.

The energy, the ideas, the agenda, the funding -- they are in place, popular and ready to go. If the Hillary people and ideologues will unite behind Sanders we'll kick the GOP and Trump to the curb resoundingly.

We could have that remarkable spirit again, moreso than in 2016, because even if Bernie retired tomorrow this will go on, with leaders like Ocasio-Cortez, Nina Turner, Jane Sanders and Cynthia Nixon (recently NOT endorsed by feminist icons NOW and Planned Parenthood). Maybe even some men too :-)

This is a big ol' fight but it is finally joined, and the very best people are on our side. The young are with us and we have technology to help us.

This fight is not even close to being over.
+5 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-12 12:06
"This fight is not even close to being over."

In fact it is on right now. The American Federation of Teachers Union annual convention on on this weekend. The keynote speakers are Sanders, Clinton, and Warren. This weekend is the opening salvo of the 2020 election. And it is being started at a labor union. That's new. It shows the power of the democratic base.

The motto of the convention is --

"We Care, We Fight, We Show Up"

This is what I'd want to put my energy into. M. Moore's top ten are bullshit to me. A democratic party energized by labor unions, working class people, young people, students, immigrants, middle class, rural poor (Hillary's deplorables), and more will get rid of Trump and change the direction of the US regime.

Let's see if RSN publishes any articles from this convention or if it continues the "2 minutes of hate Trump" as it has for the last year and a half. You can go positive or you can go negative. Positive will win. Negative will lose.
+5 # Benign Observer 2018-07-12 09:12
Moore himself is too bored with this list to go into any detail.

"Number Seven Will Blow Your Mind!"

He's tired and dejected, and should not be giving advice right now.

I'd rather hear from Ralph Nader (himse;f mentioned in the infamous Powell Memorandum and recently slandered on this site), Chris Hedges, Noam Chomsky, and other intelligent, passionate people who've consistently proved right but are never on 'liberal' networks like MSNBC, or in NYT, WaPo. Even YouTube, Google and Facebook are making it harder to find alternative political analyses, demonetizing anybody who doesn't parrot established dogma, glorifying those who do. Brian Williams actually showed a little backbone before he got sent down for lying and came back an obedient war cheerleader.

Rachel Maddow was an excellent progressive journalist who almost single-handedly brought the Flint water crisis to national attention. Her taking the thirty pieces of silver hit particularly hard because I'd genuinely admired her. It was like Obama appointing Paulson. The moment you realize YOU'RE the chump.

I don't think Moore has sold out. He's just tired. But everyone uses psyops techniques now, your friends and your foes.

When the few want to control the many, they use fear, chaos, lies, misinformation .. you know, advertising.

Assume everybody is trying to sell you something.
+2 # HarryP 2018-07-12 11:08
What did Rachel do to deserve the label of Judas? You mention Flint as if it was at another time, long ago. But since that time, in the distant past, what did she do to go over to the dark side? Where did she disappoint you? Her coverage of what’s happening at the Mexican border? Trump’ s constant lying and boorishness? The tariff issue? Russiagate? Her snarkiness? I do find her rooting for the Red Sox annoying. Is that it?
+1 # librarian1984 2018-07-15 08:12
You could almost see it. I watched her every night for years, listened to her radio show before that, often talked to my mom about segments.

One week Maddow was doing legit journalism, the next a hardcore propagandist. It started during the primary. Suddenly Maddow, who'd always had impeccable standards, was repeating unproven memes, her commentary peppered with innuendo that had not been there before.

My background is cognition. I understand persuasive techniques and could see the changes. My mom, more of a gut observer, noted it too:

'Was that Rachel just spewing bullshit?' she asked.

Yep. It sure was.

Maddow's manner became more strident. She became less exacting, less proof-driven. It was noticeable and disheartening. I'd love to see it placed on a timeline of her pay and/or talking to Phil Griffith, because she definitely got the Howard Beale talk.

I don't know if she got religion or just took the silver, but she changed. Others noticed too. She used to be in sync with great news outlets like The Intercept and Consortium News. Now they analyse her broadcast to quantify her coverage.

It seemed like she'd be a real progressive. Maybe she was truly convinced Hillary could win while Sanders could not, or maybe she changed her mind and suddenly loved Hillary. But she became an advocate instead of an analyst.

Russia is a different animal. THAT, I think, is just getting a paycheck, and an unforgivably irresponsible game.
+1 # librarian1984 2018-07-15 08:39
You have meddled with the primary forces of nature, Mr. Beale ..

It is ebb and flow , tide and gravity. It is ecological balance .. There are no nations. There are no peoples. There are no Russians .. There is no West. There is only one holistic system of systems. One vast and immane, interwoven, interacting, multivaried, multinational dominion of dollars. Petrodollars, electrodollars, multidollars, reichmarks, rands, rubles, pounds and shekels.

It is the international system of currency which determines the totality of life on this planet. That is the natural order of things today. That is the atomic and subatomic and galactic structure of things today.

And YOU have meddled with the primal forces of nature. And you will atone ...

You get up on your little .. screen and howl about America and democracy. There is no America. There is no democracy. There is only (Amazon and Facebook and Time Warner and Lockheed Martin) and Exxon. Those are the nations of the world today.

What do you think the Russians talk about in their councils of state .. Karl Marx? They get out their linear programming charts, statistical decision theories, mini-max solutions, and compute price-costcprob abilitis of their transactions and investments, just like we do.

We no longer live in a world if nations and ideologies, Mr. Beale. The world is a college of corporations, inexorably determined by the immutable bylaws of business.
+1 # librarian1984 2018-07-15 08:47
'You have meddled with the primary forces of nature, Rachel' (cont'd)

The world is a business, Rachel. It has been since man crawled out of the slime.

And our children will live to see that perfect world in which there's no war or famine, oppression or brutality. One vast and ecumenical holding company for whom all men will work to serve a common profit. In which all men will hold a share of stock.

All necessities provided. All anxieties tranquilized. All boredom amused.


Rachel has said one of her BFFs was Fox head misogynist Roger Ailes. I can see Ailes giving her some variant of this talk. Not just because he could sell it, but because it was so obviously bought.

Heck, I'd undoubtedly lie to all of you for $30,000 a day, or whatever it is now, at least for a day or two, if only they'd give me a chance!
-1 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-07-12 12:12
"Her taking the thirty pieces of silver"

That's a good one. Judas Maddow. But it was a bit more than 30 pieces.

I think Moore and many others are fixated on Trump. They think that damaging him somehow will solve the problem. It won't. Maybe Kavanaugh will not be ratified by the senate. The republican margin is only 1 vote. But then Trump would name the next one on his list of 25. Trump won this one. Or better, democrats lost it. I say, get over it and move on.

I totally agree that there are people with good ideas and they don't involve fighting Trump "mano a mano" as Moore and others want to do. They involve talking about issues, educating voters, and supporting progressive candidates.
0 # lfeuille 2018-07-12 22:06
More like hysterical. He is too upset to finish his thoughts. The bit about McCain is really out there. Since when could we count on him when he was healthy. Now he's too sick to do anything and if he wasn't he would probably vote for the creep.
+7 # MaggieB 2018-07-12 15:02
The Senate should reject not just Kavanaugh, but every single SCOTUS nominee put up by this fascist president, one after another.
+6 # librarian1984 2018-07-12 16:38
There are SO many arguments against letting him nominate anyone!

1) He was an electoral college winner. I remember when W got handed the presidency by SCOTUS but acted like he had a huge mandate. The GOP is bold and rapacious, and they get results.

Can we beat them without getting into the mud, or are we willing to get dirty?

2) Trump is under investigation. You know none of these guys will recuse themselves. Several should have for W v Gore but didn't.

For the GOP and evangelicals the ends justify the means. That would not work for the DP because they have no ends in mind.

3) McConnell's Dodge. If he could ride that bullshit reasoning to delay hearings for Garland for almost a year, then #1 and 2 above easily warrant more caution, and we're talking about elections just four months away.

There's every argument to be made that any nominee should wait for approval by the coming Senate.

Let the people decide.
0 # reality 2018-07-16 00:39
Yet, without struggling against the invisible coup that installed Trumpler in the Blackhouse, he or Pence will be reinstalled in 2020, and the dempublicans gains in 2018 will be substantially mitigated by the military, police, intelligence complexes, the global hackers, Assange, Wikileaks, many Bernie or Bust 'Bots, some of the elite of the black supremacy, ginos, dinos, linos sinos, ainos, as well as their comrades in materialism and in 'ends justifies the means', etc., the tea party and remocrats; merx for more through to mercs for unending unnecessary global nuclear war- Putin's puppets All! If you didn't vote Hillary you voted Prump/Tutin! Which is a great and needed bumpersticker; it's hers if she wants it in 2020- to right our Ship of State. An injustice to any is an injustice to all, and if it isn't addressed individually, it becomes a global injustice too. "You can't struggle with the man's house (mansion) using the man's tools", Audrey Lourdes, "be the change you wish to see in the world", "the root of all oppression lies in (supposed) science", Gandhi.  Remember, if responsibility isn't exercised, its Siamese twin sister, freedom, will wither, like an unused muscle, as well; now, sadly, because of self-possession , it needs to be exorcised before it's exercised.  Illimitable, indivisible u can't be conned by the corporate structure's convolution. The intellect can't lead for the life doesn't follow. If you're not taking bullets you're making them. reality

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