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what do we do tho? like, honestly? what happens if he’s elected? what do we honest to god do?


The 2018 United States elections will be held (for the most part) on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. During this mid-term election year, all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives and 33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate will be contested. 38 state and territorial governorships and numerous other state and local elections will also be contested.

You all had better turn the FUCK out in 2018. Are you pissed about the results? Do you want more progressives in office? GOOD. HIT THE FUCKING GROUND. Don’t just turn up to vote, canvass and phone bank and do WHATEVER IT TAKES. If all you get from this election is a lesson then you better learn it.




Do NOT sit on your asses for four years. Midterms are a chance to flip the house and senate, and that fucking matters.

This is not going to be enough. You have to become intimately familiar with you who your state assemblymen and state senators are. You need to become familiar with your Congressperson and your two Senators. And you need to start calling their offices (like on the phone) and emailing and tweeting at them about what you want from them and how displeased with them you are as they start putting whatever the fuck his actual policy plans are into action.

Because as it stands right now, there is going to be no soul-searching from the Republican Party. Not with those numbers. They are going to view this as a mandate and sweeping changes will be made. Bad sweeping changes. 

You need to become involved and indicate to them that you are an engaged voter. They are not going to change for you. You have to meet them in the communication channels they have always employed.

And you might want to start donating to causes like Planned Parenthood and other groups. Because those are about to be gutted even more than they are.

Seriously. Give yourself a couple days to breathe and process and then get to fucking work. Look up everyone in your district, your county, your state. Get a good idea on their policies and what they will be voting for. PAY ATTENTION to what issues are coming up before local, state, and federal government. Be aware of what’s going on and then ACT. Start calling your representatives once a week to voice your position on what they need to vote on. Tweet and email them daily. They say something stupid on social media? Call them the fuck out for it AND THEN follow it up with a email/letter and a phonecall.This is on all of us guys. We have to work at this as hard as we work at anything else in our lives. This is our second/third/fourth job now because without the kind of consistent and constant pressure the rightest of right wingers have been applying to our government we will not be able to turn this tide.So take a breath. Then make a plan and act on that plan.


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