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On the day after the 2016 Presidential election, I vowed to take action against Donald Trump’s destructive agenda, every single day that he was in office. Friends were curious what actions I was taking and asked me to email them. They told their friends, who told their friends. . . We are now a group of over 300 resisters, all over the country. 

As the issues became more complex, I needed more time to research and vet each action, so I reduced the daily mails to a work week schedule, Monday through Friday, with holidays off and an occasional vacation from the onslaught of political friction. I post some of those actions here. If you would like to receive action alerts more regularly, please sign up! 

DAY 1325

Good morning! We All Vote’s online rally yesterday inspired me to do something out of my comfort zone. This week I will contact 10 friends to make sure they are registered to vote. I am taking a step further and doing the uncomfortable act: asking them to vote for...

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Day 1317

Good morning! Some days are just so full of bad news that it’s a temptation to ignore it all. Yesterday was one of those days for me. The climate disasters, police brutality with impunity, 45’s administration’s blatant breaking of laws, not to mention the coronavirus...

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Day 1292

Good morning! Today is the first Monday of August so it’s time to check out Breitbart and report to Sleeping Giants. There is a new twist to the Sleeping Giants campaign however. Nandini Jammi, the woman behind the FB site for Sleeping Giants is leaving. Her...

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Day 1286

Good morning! Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on the following aspects of the election process: Absentee ballot information Ballot measure information...

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DAY 1268

  Good morning! The Center for Voter Information is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that provides unbiased information about candidates and their positions on issues. It’s a good source to keep in your back pocket as the election draws near. Action No. 1...

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DAY 1257

Good morning! Last summer my family spent a night in the Estonian taiga forest. From specially built cabins we observed brown bears (also known as grizzlies) in their own habitat. These powerful, majestic creatures bear no resemblance (pardon the pun!) to the cuddly...

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DAY 1059

Good morning! Last year the Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration for failing to issue habitat protections required by the Endangered Species Act. After a court-ordered agreement in April 2019 the federal government proposed a new rule...

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DAY 1012

Good morning! Ed Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods has received a lot of flack for his decisions to a) stop selling assault weapons and b) destroying their stock of those weapons. As politicians continue to stonewall any progress on gun law reform, we need private...

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DAY 987

Good morning! Many of you have asked me how to stay sane and have some peace of mind in the midst of the continuous political storms. My month off from politics in August showed me that it is unnecessary to take in the daily barrage of news about the Tangerine Tyrant....

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DAY 777

Good morning! Teaching Tolerance is a program for classroom teachers, staff developers, librarians, school counselors and administrators who are active in K-12 education, including people working at the university level in teacher preparation programs.  Read more...

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Day 634

Good morning! If you are looking specifically for political candidates who are pro-gun-safety, there are some links that have done this work for you.  Take a look. Action No. 1 You do not have to be a member (or admit to being one!) to look at aarp’s site:...

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DAY 586

Good morning! Remember when we were aghast at the prospect of the Sinclair merger, which would have increased the conservative right increased control of the media? Your calls to FCC Chair, Ajit Pai, paid off....

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DAY 510

Good morning! Today’s recipients have no website contact form but you can email them individually to express your sentiments. Action No. 1 Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany can be reached at: poststelle@bundeskanzlerin.de-mail.de Action No. 2 Justin Trudeau, Prime...

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DAY 509

Good morning!  It’s two-action Tuesday : Action No. 1 Continuing yesterday’s well-received action, let’s write to Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzō Abe, to apologize for Trump’s insolence, ignorance and impudence. Action No. 2 Writers unite at this weekend’s Writers...

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DAY 508

Good morning! This is one of those mornings when I’m glad I’m in the U.S. and not in Europe so that I don’t feel personally obligated to apologize to every European I know for 45’s ignorance and insolence. I can only think of one act to let the G6 countries know he...

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DAY 417

Good morning! 45 continues his attempts to defund educational programs that support what he isn’t—scholars. Action No. 1 The Fulbright Exchange Commission is looking at a 71% budget cut. Established in 1946, the organization provides approximately 8,000 scholarships a...

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DAY 239

Good morning! It’s two-action Tuesday on Day 222 Action No. 1 Take a look at upcoming resistance events through this link.  You can choose the date and plug in your zip code. https://www.resistancecalendar.org/ Action No. 2 Here is a site where you can give your...

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DAY 222

Good morning! It’s two-action Tuesday. Action No. 1 Take a look at upcoming resistance events through this link.  You can choose the date and plug in your zip code. https://www.resistancecalendar.org/ Action No. 2 Here is a site where you can give your anonymous...

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DAY 81

Good morning Friend! Here are some easy actions to take this Monday: Action No. 1 It is a rarity when we agree with this man. Let’s take advantage of this unusual opportunity and thank Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for his public reprimand of Trump for ignoring the...

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DAY 41

Good morning! Before the NYTimes ran the tv ad about “Truth” during the Oscars on Sunday night, they posted this full-page statement in Sunday’s paper (Feb. 26, 2017)  I found it much more powerful than the tv ad and very inspiring.  I hope you will,...

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