If you're talking about who's gonna run in 2020 instead of whether we will have voting rights for all in 2020, you're on the wrong track
— Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) December 7, 2016
10 Ways to Tell if Your President Is a Dictator. He’s certainly aiming in that direction.
How Trump uses meetings with celebrities to distract from his agenda.
Boeing pledges $1 million for Donald Trump’s inaugural events. I’m sure this has nothing whatsoever to do with Trump’s Twitter spat with Boeing two days ago.
Transition Team & Cabinet Appointees
Deputy Commerce: family donor
Education: party donor
— Adam Smith (@asmith83) December 8, 2016
It is not normal to have your transition team sign NDAs. Whether it’s even legal is an open question.
“Before he was fired by Obama, Trump’s National Security Adviser Flynn was caught leaking classified intelligence twice.”
“Perhaps the worst-case scenario for low-wage workers would be Andy Puzder,” who has just been named Secretary of Labor.
With Puzder, the Trump White House now has as many men accused of spousal abuse as women in total.
— Nicholas Thompson (@nxthompson) December 9, 2016
“The Wisconsin recount is headed for disaster” and needs a federal lawsuit to order a hand recount.
The Women’s March on DC will not be allowed near the Lincoln Memorial, the usual scene for large DC protests.
According to The Guardian, the National Park Service, on behalf of the Presidential Inauguration Committee, has blocked access to the landmark by filing a “massive omnibus blocking permit.” This will bar protesters from most of the National Mall, Pennsylvania Avenue, the Washington Monument, and of course, the Lincoln Memorial for days and weeks before, during, and after the inauguration, which will take place on Jan. 20, 2017.
Other Fascist Nonsense
More neo-Nazi posters promoting the group “American Vanguard” are turning up on the campuses of Emerson College, Purdue, and University of Central Florida. Hit up Google News if you really want to see them; I don’t even want to link to any of the news items about them.
Here’s an easy thing you can do today! From an oft-reposted Facebook item:
US Representative Lamar Smith, Chair of House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology – and climate change denier – has a one question survey on his website about congressional priorities for the year. Please select Other and write in “climate change mitigation”.