Found on Reddit:

“You know, there’s pretty much no evidence that Trump has ties to Russia, except for the…

Trump Russia

No Connections ... Except for the ___ Thing

Flynn Thing

Manafort Thing

Tillerson Thing

Sessions Thing

Kushner Thing

Wray Thing

Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius “Russian Law Firm of the Year” Thing

Carter Page Thing

Roger Stone Thing

Felix Sater Thing

Boris Epshteyn Thing

Rosneft Thing

Gazprom Thing (see above)

Sergey Gorkov banker Thing

Azerbaijan Thing

“I Love Putin” Thing

Lavrov Thing

Sergey Kislyak Thing

Oval Office Thing

Gingrich Kislyak Phone Calls ThingFlynn

Russian Business Interest Thing

Emoluments Clause Thing

Alex Schnaider Thing

Mike Pence “I don’t know anything” Thing

Russians Mysteriously Dying Thing

Trump’s public request to Russia to hack Hillary’s email Thing

Trump house sale for $100 million at the bottom of the housing bust to the Russian fertilizer king Thing

Russian fertilizer king’s plane showing up in Concord, NC during Trump rally campaign Thing

Nunes sudden flight to the White House in the night Thing

Nunes personal investments in the Russian winery Thing

Cyprus bank Thing

Trump not Releasing his Tax Returns Thing

the Republican Party’s rejection of an amendment to require Trump to show his taxes thing

Election Hacking Thing

GOP platform change to the Ukraine Thing

Steele Dossier Thing

Sally Yates Can’t Testify Thing

Intelligence Community’s Investigative Reports Thing

Trump reassurance that the Russian connection is all “fake news” Thing

Chaffetz not willing to start an Investigation Thing

Chaffetz suddenly deciding to go back to private life in the middle of an investigation Thing

Appointment of Pam Bondi who was bribed by Trump in the Trump University scandal appointed to head the investigation Thing
The White House going into cover-up mode, refusing to turn over the documents related to the hiring and firing of Flynn Thing

Chaffetz and White House blaming the poor vetting of Flynn on Obama Thing

Poland and British intelligence gave information regarding the hacking back in 2015 to Paul Ryan and he didn’t do anything Thing

Agent M16 following the money thing

Trump team KNEW about Flynn’s involvement but hired him anyway Thing

Let’s Fire Comey Thing

Election night Russian trademark gifts Things

Russian diplomatic compound electronic equipment destruction Thing

let’s give back the diplomatic compounds back to the Russians Thing

Let’s Back Away From Cuba Thing

Donny Jr met with Russians Thing

Donny Jr emails details “Russian Government’s support for Trump” Thing

Trump’s secret second meeting with his boss Putin Thing

I have not checked out every link, but I’m familiar with most …

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Will You Defend our Democracy?

by mjtaylor on May 11, 2017

Lady Liberty is Under Assault

Lady Liberty by Earth Crusher

If you’re American, chances are you grew up with the idea that we live in a democracy, that we have a representative government. But there’s also a good chance that you haven’t truly participated in that democracy. A true democracy depends upon the participation of an educated public. Voting is not enough – it was NEVER enough. ONE EXAMPLE: We would not have GOP control of both houses and many state governments, achieved through gerrymandered districts, if we had been paying attention. Another EXAMPLE: We would not have allowed Democrats to abandon unions and embrace corporations if we were taking part in the political process in meaningful ways.

And another: If a significant number of us participated, we would be able to overturn Citizens United – and we would be able to demand Single Payer healthcare and college for all, if that’s what, as a People, we wanted.

But even today, with all the people who have stood up to march in the Women’s March, we are still not there. Despite the daily barrage of what the White House is doing, we are letting it become “normal.” We are still distracted and complacent.

So, I ask you: how often do you participate? How often do you take part in protests? How often do you call your legislators? When was the last time you went to any sort of political gathering – whether a grass roots organization, a political party meeting, a local commission meeting, a protest or a march? What campaigns have you supported with $5 or $10? Ossoff in Georgia? Or Quist in Montana, Parnell in SC?

If you are willing to let Trump and the GOP continue to destroy our healthcare, fill the Supreme Court with conservative justices, give Big Oil the okay to drill in our national parks and offshore waters, and continue to undermine whatever shreds of democracy we have left, then keep doing what you’re not doing.

If you ARE taking action, I’d like to hear about it. And I would like to work together to take back our democracy.

I have a couple of suggestions of actions you can take:

1) Pick an issue every day and make a phone call to a legislator and express your wishes. Local action is as important as national – maybe more important.

2) Share that issue on social media and encourage others to make those calls.

Join the ACLU

Because Freedom Can't Defend Itself

3) Join the ACLU. The ACLU has stopped Trump’s travel ban twice now, and, continues to fight against incursions against our civil rights by this administration and by state governments. Historically, the ACLU has been part of more than 50% of all cases before the US Supreme Court. I didn’t realize that until I got active with the ACLU this year. join here: ACLU-Home.

4) Choose another important organization and contribute to their coffers (even $5 matters!) and attend their local meetings.

5) Contribute to the campaigns of House seats where a Democrat could take back a seat from the GOP, such as the three I mentioned above – you can contribute $5 or $10 or more here to contribute to those 3 races.

6) Share that link to your timeline to encourage others.

What would you add to this list? What else are you doing or are you willing to commit to doing to defend our democratic way of life?

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Turn Your Website Into An Effective ‘Hummingbird’ Feeder!

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Google plays a big role in a website’s success. Most Internet users turn to Google in order to access their desired information, so if your website is not ranked on Google, it will make it difficult for you to reach a wide audience. Some website owners don’t have a full understanding of search engine optimization, [...]

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