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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Trump Resistance Needs To Be More Than "Lulz TrumpVoters Are Such Stoopid Hypocrites" -- For Example:

Of course TrumpVoters are stoopid hypocrites! Also, too, they are racists. But once these rather obvious observations are established what is wanted is to educate, agitate, organize, vote in ways that take that into account to undermine the damage they do, put the blame where it belongs, make them pay, clearly communicate our alternatives, take over and make progress... not just indulge in endless exposures of their stupidity and hypocrisy because that makes us feel special even as the world burns down around our heads. Here is a helpful development of a kind I hope we see much more of in coming days, weeks, months... (As you can see, my inner Mouseketeer is already starting to re-assert herself amidst all the gloom.)

via The Sacramento Bee:
Two state senators are introducing legislation to require presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the California ballot, a direct response to President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to disclose his tax documents prior to the November election... The bill, which will be co-introduced by Wiener and Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, in January, is modeled after New York’s TRUMP Act, also known as Senate S8217. Introduced by Sen. Brad Hoylman, the New York bill requires presidential and vice presidential candidates to file five years of tax income returns at least 50 days before the general election.

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