Thoughts & Essays

Vote, people. (Also, SCotUS & 5TtRT)

Vote. Register to vote. Make sure you stay registered to vote. Then get your butt out on voting day, and make your voice heard. It’s the single most important thing you can do to stop Trump’s awful agendas. It’s important. And yes, your vote counts – now more than ever.

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Trump’s supposed to announce his supreme court pick at 9pm tonight. Don’t worry about who exactly it is; they’re going to be awful. There isn’t a whole lot we can do about it, either. One thing you can do is call your elected representatives and raise hell, particularly if you have a GOP rep.

Use or for numbers and scripts, but the script part is pretty easy. Give them your name, tell them where you live, and that you’re a constituent. Then tell them that you believe that the American people should have a say in who the next SCotUS justice is, and that the vote should be delayed until the next Congress is seated. Be polite, be civil, be brief.