Visit ArabTopics.com

Your Taxes Are Due Before Midnight-- So... A Good Day For Democratic Candidates To Send Out Contribution E-Mails

Some people do it right-- and some don't. Three that came in early that demonstrate how to do it are by a progressive candidate in Georgia, Marqus Cole, a progressive Northern California candidate, Audrey Denney, and a new progressive action committee run by Randy Bryce. Let's start with Cole, who's running to flip a Republican seat in the suburbs northwest of Atlanta. (Note: Marqus told me he writes his e-mails himself, the way Alan Grayson always did and few other candidates even try to do. Most hire consultants to handle that chore, which explains why they come across as so woefully inauthentic.)

This tax season, middle-class Americans are finding that their tax refunds have shrunk -- while millionaires and corporations are still rejoicing over their enormous tax cuts. Thanks to President Trump and Mitch McConnell’s tax plan, 60 companies-- including Amazon, Netflix, and Chevron-- will pay $0 on their BILLIONS in profits this year.

Placing the full burden of taxes on everyday Americans while the rich get richer is NOT just-- it’s morally and ethically wrong.

I’ve spent my career fighting for folks to get a fair shake. In Congress, I’ll make sure that we all have to pay our fair share of taxes-- starting at the top. Pitch in now to join me in the fight for the middle class.

Make no mistake: the GOP tax plan was paid for by billionaires and corporate executives. According to the Center for Public Integrity, wealthy donors donated over $30 MILLION to Republicans in just TWO MONTHS to get their 2018 tax plan passed.

It’s not easy to call out big donors and powerful companies, but I’m choosing to tell the truth because I don’t need their support-- I know that our campaign is fueled by grassroots donors who share a vision for an America that works for ALL its people.

Goal ThermometerIt’s time to simplify the tax code and close loopholes that allow the rich to avoid paying their fair share. Will you join my campaign as we fight for middle-class American families like yours?

My family isn’t part of the 1%. I’m pretty sure yours isn’t either, Howard. We work hard to make ends meet and do our best to save for our childrens’ future. We’re right here in this fight with you.

  In solidarity,

Marqus

Like that approach? There's more to think about than just "give me some money because Trump is horrible." If you like it and want to help elect a progressive Democrat to replace a Republican in Georgia-- in a district Stacey Abrams won-- please click on the Blue America thermometer above and contribute what you can to Marqus' campaign. And here's another good approach, this one from Audrey Denney:

Audrey started with a simple, "Friend, it's Tax Day!" And then lit into her district's very conservative Republican congressman and Trump apologist and enabler.

That reminds me of something. My opponent, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, spent much of the last election touting and defending the Trump “tax cuts.” He said the average family in our district would see an extra $4,000 in their pockets this year.

I am hearing regularly from people all over our district who have not experienced this promised reduction. So I have one simple question: Did you experience an extra $4,000 this tax season, or did our Congressman break his promise? We need a representative who can deliver real results and accurate information to the people of Northern California, not the same politicians who mislead their constituents in the name of political gain. It’s time for fresh leadership.

Hold Rep. Doug LaMalfa accountable to his word: let us know whether or not you experienced having another $4,000 in your pocket this past year.

Now, the Iron PAC, is Randy Bryce's new outfit, meant to helping working class candidates get elected to Congress. Randy decided to use Tax Day to hone in on one bad Republican incumbent he's hoping to see defeated in 2020, Florida's Vern Buchanan. Here's the e-mail he sent out yesterday-- short, sweet and right to the point:

With tomorrow’s tax deadline coming up, we can’t stop thinking about Rep. Vern Buchanan, who bought himself a new yacht the same day he voted to give himself a $2.1+ million tax cut.

More than half of members of Congress are millionaires--they can’t relate to the issues people struggling to make car payments are dealing with.

Here’s my promise to you: with your support, Iron PAC will seek out and support working people who do more than acknowledge that the middle class is struggling. Iron PAC will work with men and women who are struggling and give them the tools to fix our country.

Can you chip in $5 to help Vern and his plutocrat buddies spend a little more time on their yachts, and give our country back to the people who built it?

Source: 
Down With Tyranny

Dear friends of this aggregator

  • Yes, I intentionally removed Newsbud from the aggregator on Mar 22.
  • Newsbud did not block the aggregator, although their editor blocked me on twitter after a comment I made to her
  • As far as I know, the only site that blocks this aggregator is Global Research. I have no idea why!!
  • Please stop recommending Newsbud and Global Research to be added to the aggregator.

Support this site

News Sources

Source Items
WWI Hidden History 50
Grayzone Project 78
Pass Blue 148
Dilyana Gaytandzhieva 14
John Pilger 416
The Real News 367
Scrutinised Minds 29
Need To Know News 2224
FEE 4136
Marine Le Pen 288
Francois Asselineau 25
Opassande 53
HAX on 5July 220
Henrik Alexandersson 772
Mohamed Omar 318
Professors Blog 10
Arg Blatte Talar 40
Angry Foreigner 18
Fritte Fritzson 12
Teologiska rummet 32
Filosofiska rummet 94
Vetenskapsradion Historia 143
Snedtänkt (Kalle Lind) 203
Les Crises 2452
Richard Falk 147
Ian Sinclair 95
SpinWatch 57
Counter Currents 8108
Kafila 410
Gail Malone 34
Transnational Foundation 221
Rick Falkvinge 94
The Duran 9133
Vanessa Beeley 93
Nina Kouprianova 9
MintPress 5413
Paul Craig Roberts 1525
News Junkie Post 58
Nomi Prins 27
Kurt Nimmo 191
Strategic Culture 4380
Sir Ken Robinson 20
Stephan Kinsella 84
Liberty Blitzkrieg 836
Sami Bedouin 62
Consortium News 2420
21 Century Wire 3330
Burning Blogger 322
Stephen Gowans 80
David D. Friedman 149
Anarchist Standard 16
The BRICS Post 1500
Tom Dispatch 477
Levant Report 18
The Saker 3969
The Barnes Review 507
John Friend 420
Psyche Truth 146
Jonathan Cook 135
New Eastern Outlook 3623
School Sucks Project 1760
Giza Death Star 1771
Andrew Gavin Marshall 15
Red Ice Radio 593
GMWatch 2104
Robert Faurisson 150
Espionage History Archive 34
Jay's Analysis 882
Le 4ème singe 89
Jacob Cohen 206
Agora Vox 13880
Cercle Des Volontaires 429
Panamza 1974
Fairewinds 111
Project Censored 907
Spy Culture 463
Conspiracy Archive 75
Crystal Clark 11
Timothy Kelly 536
PINAC 1482
The Conscious Resistance 741
Independent Science News 71
The Anti Media 6287
Positive News 820
Brandon Martinez 30
Steven Chovanec 61
Lionel 279
The Mind renewed 438
Natural Society 2573
Yanis Varoufakis 918
Tragedy & Hope 122
Dr. Tim Ball 100
Web of Debt 138
Porkins Policy Review 393
Conspiracy Watch 174
Eva Bartlett 583
Libyan War Truth 310
DeadLine Live 1909
Kevin Ryan 62
BSNEWS 2031
Aaron Franz 214
Traces of Reality 166
Revelations Radio News 121
Dr. Bruce Levine 138
Peter B Collins 1482
Faux Capitalism 205
Dissident Voice 10206
Climate Audit 222
Donna Laframboise 405
Judith Curry 1105
Geneva Business Insider 40
Media Monarchy 2217
Syria Report 78
Human Rights Investigation 90
Intifada (Voice of Palestine) 1685
Down With Tyranny 11158
Laura Wells Solutions 41
Video Rebel's Blog 421
Revisionist Review 485
Aletho News 19360
ضد العولمة 27
Penny for your thoughts 2874
Northerntruthseeker 2255
كساريات 37
Color Revolutions and Geopolitics 27
Stop Nato 4694
AntiWar.com Blog 2904
AntiWar.com Original Content 6604
Corbett Report 2242
Stop Imperialism 491
Land Destroyer 1154
Webster Tarpley Website 1051

Compiled Feeds

Public Lists

Title Visibility
Funny Public