Trump’s budget proposal slashes funding for Meals on Wheels, the National Endowment for the Arts, school lunches, and Pell Grants.

But since he took office, WEEKLY trips to his Mar-a-Lago Resort cost taxpayers OVER $25 Million.

$25 Million could also:
Serve 9,000 seniors and veterans Meals on Wheels
Cover 4,000 Medicaid patients for a year
Fund 7,000 Pell Grants for low-income college students
Feed 61,000 students school lunch

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Text  RESIST to 504-09 to send automated efaxed letters to your senators and congressional representatives.

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Just click on the link of each corporation – then click to the yellow box that says “give em hell”. From there it goes to a page where you can write a message to the head of the corporation. But above the box are the demands. You can just cut and paste the demands with a lead in sentence – “You are supporting Trump’s agenda, you must: “ Then I pasted the demands.

Almost as easy as texting RESIST to 504-09 (whicH) I also recommend)

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Controversial musician Chris Brown will guest on black-ish on Wednesday, March 29. Brown will play a rapper working on a campaign with Dre (Anthony Anderson) in the ABC comedy.  I THOUGHT MORE OF AMC AND ANTHONY ANDERSON – TO HIRE A WIFE BEATER??  REALLY??  WHILE THIS I ONE OF MY GO TO SHOWS FOR SOME COMEDY – IT IS NOW OFF THE LIST !


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Emma Thompson: The Love Actually star revealed on Norwegian/Swedish talk show Skavlan last week that that while she was newly divorced and filming the 1998 movie Primary Colors, inspired by Bill Clinton’s run for the White House, she got a phone call in her trailer from Donald Trump, offering her accommodation at a Trump property – and dinner. “ I think we would get on very well,” she said Trump told her. Thompson joked that while she declined to take Trump up on his offer, she wishes she hadn’t, saying, “Think of the stories.” SHE DEFINITELY DODGED A BULLET ! OR AT LEAST A TINY HAND GRABBING AT HER !

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Text 504-09, Text the word RESIST. They system will tell you what else to do.

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Day Without Women – March 8th

March 8th is International Women’s Day.

In honor of this women around the world are being asked to act together with a one-day demonstration of solidarity !

Just as the Women’s March inspired us we need to recognize and be recognized for the contribution we make to this world. We bring an enormous value that adds to our socio-economic system–while receiving lower wages and experiencing greater inequities, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment, and job insecurity.

You can participate in may ways – a few follow:

Women take the day off, from paid and unpaid labor – let them see what life will be like without our hard work.

Avoid shopping for one day (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses).

Wear RED, WHITE OR PURPLE, in solidarity with A Day Without A Woman – for some reason – the movement has chosen RED – prefer white – as we saw last night in the joined congressional meeting – or purple as the suffragettes wore.

The Women’s March stands in solidarity with the International Women’s Strike organizers, feminists of color and grassroots groups in planning global actions for equity, justice and human rights.

The only FAKE NEWS we hear is coming from the White House. The statements about paid protesters – no proof ! Protest in earnest and in peach. Let them see that the women of the world reject their hatred and greed. Let us reaffirm that women’s rights are human’s rights !


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And yet – MORE anti-semitism !


Bomb threats have been emailed to four Jewish community centers following a wave of threats that targeted 16 Jewish institutions on Tuesday.

JCCs in Colorado, Delaware, Connecticut and Vancouver, Canada, received bomb threats via email either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, according to local reports and Paul Goldenberg, director of the Secure Community Network, which coordinates security across Jewish organizations.



While that is a good start – it does not go far enough.  ALL these hate crimes need to be addressed !


Ohio synagogue defaced with anti-Semitic scrawling
The Agudath B’nai Israel Synagogue in Lorain, Ohio, was defaced with swastikas and anti-Semitic scrawling, the media reported earlier this week.

The vandalism at the more than 100-year-old synagogue occurred on Thursday, though it was first reported on Saturday.

The words, “we will rise and gas you” followed by an expletive were etched into the door under the Nazi symbol.

Local police are investigating.

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RAGE AGAINST TRUMP ! Marches & Demonstrations !

People’s March for Education Justice – NYC
Saturday, March 4th, 9:30 a.m., Trump International Hotel and Tower, 1 Central Park West
Here is a march demanding that Andrew Cuomo give the state and city billions in promised education funding, end the state’s reliance on testing and invest more in social workers and other support staff for schools statewide that will start at the Trump International Hotel. How does this relate to Trump? Keeping up pressure on Andrew Cuomo is a backdoor way of increasing pressure on Donald Trump, by reminding him to keep acting like a liberal in the run up to his probable run for presidency.

NY Doesn’t Welcome You
Saturday, March 4th, 11:30 a.m., Corner of East 53rd Street and 5th Avenue

There’s going to be a pro-Trump rally in front of Trump Tower this weekend. So, of course there’s going to be a counter-demonstration against Trump supporters and against the president himself, reminding him that New York thinks he’s the worst. Bring some signs telling him that his hometown doesn’t want him around, and maybe if enough people show up he’ll just decide to go anywhere else in the future. Maybe he can take his entire family to DC and they can close off the streets there !

Education! Outreach! Action! Trainings hosted by #TimetoResist
Saturday, March 4th, noon, Progress High School For Professional Careers, 850 Grand Street

Whether you want to learn what your rights are with regards to protests, how to creatively get your message across, how to communicate with people you’re trying to persuade, how to get cyber secured or just how to defend yourself, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn from smart accomplished people.

March 4th for Standing Rock
Saturday, March 4th, 1 p.m., New York Public Library

The Water Protecters’ camp at Standing Rock may be gone, but since the Dakota Access Pipeline project was revived by the Trump administration, the fight against it will continue. A week before a mass nationwide action against the pipeline, the city will host a rally and march from the New York Public Library to Trump Tower in support of the Standing Rock Sioux and their right to clean water.

Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of Indiana & Kentucky
March 4th, 2 p.m., Precious Metal, 143 Troutman Street – there is a $20 donation

Here in New York, we’re at least doing kind of alright as far as women’s health and a woman’s right to choose are concerned (we could be doing much better!). So, here’s a chance to help out Planned Parenthood in states whose leadership is interested in controlling women’s lives through the restriction of what they can do with their bodies. A $20 donation will get you a custom sketch from fashion illustrator Jennifer Lilya, but that’s not all! There’ll also be a raffle with prizes like tickets to Avenue Q, a private yoga session, a variety pack of vegan jerky and much more. Plus, importantly, there will be alcohol.

Rapid Response Network: Open House for Crown Heights/ Bed Stuy
March 4th, 2 p.m., HappyLucky no.1, 734 Nostrand Avenue

If you find yourself trusting the state less and less, here’s a chance to help build a support network for vulnerable people that doesn’t rely on its institutions. Today’s meeting will focus on how to build a Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy network of “rapid responders,” people who are building a network of support personnel to help people with mental health crises, basic first aid, defense against Immigration ICE raids, hate attacks, and participate in copwatching.

Building Resistance Propaganda Party
March 5th, noon, Interference Archive, 131 8th Street, Brooklyn
Sign Making 101: For Women’s Strike

Ain’t no party like a propaganda party cause a propaganda party lives forever through its messaging. Drop by the Interference Archive on Sunday for a chance to learn all about a bunch of groups who are fighting the Trump administration, and pick up their various propaganda in the form of stickers, flyers, buttons and other message-spreading goods.

Make your Own Propaganda
Sunday, March 5th, 1 p.m., 205 Hudson Street, 2nd Floor

And if you would rather make your own propaganda instead of picking up stuff other people made, here’s the place for you. Not only is this an opportunity to hang with people while you make signs for the Women’s Strike, but an artist and designer will be on hand to show you how to make “inexpensive, durable, NYPD-compliant protest signs that get your message across.” As someone whose terrible handwriting has made his protest signs look more comical than effective propaganda, this seems like a great service.

#NotInOurCity peaceful vigil against attacks on JCCs
Sunday, March 5th, 3 p.m., Grand Central Terminal

An arrest was made for a handful of the bomb threats called in to JCCs across the country, but keep in mind this instance was seen as a copycat crime, there are still almost 100 unsolved cases and there are also the instances of Jewish cemetery desecration. So, come out and stand with the nation’s Jewish community in a one hour silent vigil against hate.

Unity In Diversity Rally
Sunday, March 5th, 4 p.m., Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard

Things are heating up a bit in Queens, although it’s not like that’s unique to the borough. Still, it’s as good a time as ever to stand with your fellow Queens residents in a show of unity and a defense of the borough’s diversity. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and a number of other elected officials, community and religious leaders and residents will gather together for a reminder that the diverse mix of traditions in the borough help make it a stronger place.

How The Left Can Win Elections
Sunday, March 5th, 5 p.m., Starr Bar, 214 Starr Street, Brooklyn

Protests are fun and you can meet some cool people and also get some exercise if it’s part of a long march. But! Don’t forget that the ultimate goal is to actually win some elections and exercise political power. How do you do that though? Well, maybe Zak Wear of the Richmond Progressive Alliance can tell you a thing or two about that, since this event is literally called “How The Left Can Win Elections.”

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The Bowling Green Massacre !

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