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  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 11:02 PM

Republicans are trying to slash your retirement benefits (signature needed)

Jack, Republicans are yet again holding the debt ceiling hostage to gain cuts to Medicare and Social Security. Failure to increase the debt ceiling would wreck the global economy, producing a recession or even depression, weakening America's standing in the world. Failure to inc…
  Daily Kos Democracy Project Recommended · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 7:03 PM

Proud Boys and the question of sedition: Evidence, testimony stacking up at trial

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! A must-read round-up of Daily Kos' top stories covering U.S. democracy, right-wing extremism, MAGA militants, and more. Visit DailyKos.com for updates and analysis. Proud Boys …
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 5:03 PM

RE: Jack, add your name: Investigate unethical behavior at the Supreme Court

Jack, trust in the Supreme Court is at an all-time low among Americans, and for good reason. Republicans pummeled through the nominations of a serial sexual abuser and a religious fanatic, and another conservative stalwart on the bench is married to a pro-insurrection activist. …
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 3:01 PM

Rep. Maxine Waters elicits laughter with snappy comeback

Daily Kos Recommended Rep. Maxine Waters elicits laughter with snappy comeback Stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Ukraine: Donate to humanitarian efforts assisting refugees and others suffering during this horrific time. If …
  Americans for Contraception via Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 1:01 PM

Sign now: We can’t let contraception go the way of Roe.

Our Right to Contraception Is Under Attack Americans for Contraception is a new organization pushing to officially add the right to contraception to the Constitution before far-right extremists can take it away. Sign now to join Americans for Contraception to protect our fre…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 3, 2023 at 3:01 AM

Signatures needed: Kevin McCarthy is pathetic. We can get out of debt limit crisis without him (discharge petition)

Jack, sign the petition to Congress: Stop the debt limit madness. Pass a discharge petition. Sign the petition The most extreme House Republicans are now threatening fiscal calamity by holding up the debt limit. They want disastrous cuts as a condition for allowing the governme…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 9:01 PM

Biden admin's move ending national pandemic emergency could finally mean end to Title 42 policy

Daily Kos Recommended Biden admin's move ending national pandemic emergency could finally mean end to Title 42 policy Tyre Nichols should still be alive. Donate $3 to help Memphis, TN grapple with this senseless death and organize to end …
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 7:01 PM

Sign the petition: End the Debt Limit game of blackmail. Pass real reform.

Jack, sign the petition: End the Debt Limit game of blackmail. Pass real reform. Sign the petition Raising the debt limit does not authorize or allocate new federal spending. It simply allows the Treasury to borrow funds to cover spending already approved by Congress. Unfortu…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 5:16 PM

Satanic Temple opens telehealth abortion clinic and names it after Samuel Alito's mom

Daily Kos Recommended Satanic Temple opens telehealth abortion clinic and names it after Samuel Alito's mom Michael Cohen may help finally sink Trump as he hands over cellphones to DA’s office MUST SEE Democratic response to GOP forci…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 3:04 PM

Jack, add your name: Investigate unethical behavior at the Supreme Court

Jack, sign the petition: The Supreme Court is unaccountable. Senate Judiciary Committee must hold hearings immediately. SIGN THE PETITION It’s a new year, but the ultra-conservative Supreme Court is up to its same unethical tricks. In the span of just a few days, we learned…
  Women for Women International via Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 1:02 PM

[SIGN NOW] Pledge Your Support for Afghan Women!

Act with Afghan women Attribution: Women for Women International Sign now to join Women for Women International and pledge your support for Afghan women. ⇩ SIGN NOW ⇩ Dear Jack, It is a dark time for women in Afghanistan — recently banned from attending university and…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 3:01 AM

Wow. Republicans are having complete meltdown

Jack, have you ever seen any of The Daily Show's Jordan Klepper's interviews of the MAGA crowds at Trump rallies? I never know whether to laugh or cry. In his latest, a Trump devotee says she gets her news from Newsmax—the far-right cable news media outlet that is worse than Fo…
  Daily Kos Liberation League · [email protected]
February 2, 2023 at 1:03 AM

RE: Japanese internment was racism legalized by SCOTUS (signatures needed).

Jack, sign the petition: Congress must act to prevent horrors like Japanese internment from happening again. SIGN THE PETITION As a young man, Fred Korematsu filed a lawsuit against the United States for its forcible internment of over 120,000 Japanese Americans during World …
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 11:04 PM

'What the f**k is he talking about?': D.L. Hughley calls out Jason Whitlock's racist Fox News spot

Daily Kos Recommended 'What the f**k is he talking about?': D.L. Hughley calls out Jason Whitlock's racist Fox News spot Cartoon: Stroke DeSantis throws serious shade at Trump while patting himself on the back Daily Kos relies on …
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 9:03 PM

This is an important email about the future of abortion rights. Please read.

Jack, shortly after reelecting Ronna McDaniel as chair, the Republican National Committee's first item of business was to double-down on its losing agenda: push anti-abortion legislation on the state and federal levels. Republicans are focusing on cruel so-called "heartbeat bills…
  Daily Kos Democracy Project · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 5:01 PM

FACT: Gigi Sohn has waited longer than any other nominee in the FCC’s history for a confirmation vote (please read)

Jack, the Biden administration has renominated public-interest champion Gigi Sohn to fill the fifth and final commissioner’s spot at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC is a crucial government body that regulates our communications infrastructure. It has been dea…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 3:01 PM

Santos recuses self from committees: Following orders or another shoe about to drop?

Daily Kos Recommended Santos recuses self from committees: Following orders or another shoe about to drop? Bad news: Daily Kos revenue is down, and we might not be able to do all we do. Good news: You are a big part of the solution, and s…
  Daily Kos Morning Roundup · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 1:50 PM

The House GOP’s sham hearings are fizzling before they even begin

Daily Kos Morning Roundup A morning roundup of worthy pundit and news reads, brought to you by Daily Kos. Click here to read the full web version. The House GOP’s sham hearings are fizzling before they even begin The House GOP’s sham hearin…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 1:02 AM

Re: Sign the petition: Statehood for D.C. now

Jack, we must stop the disenfranchisement of District of Columbia residents and finally give them voting representation in Congress. Sign the petition: Statehood for D.C. now! SIGN THE PETITION D.C. residents bear all the responsibilities of full U.S. citizenship – they serve…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 11:04 PM

Re: Re: Sales tax in District of Columbia

Jack, GOP leaders are considering a radical plan to replace income tax with a 30% federal sales tax and abolish the IRS. If enacted, their plan would raise prices on everything we buy, including groceries, gas, clothing, medicine, and more. Inflation has already raised the monthly…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 9:01 PM

Here we go again, being asked to pity the people struggling along on $400,000 a year

Daily Kos Recommended Here we go again, being asked to pity the people struggling along on $400,000 a year How many more Black Americans have to die before the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passes? Daily Kos relies on small don…
  Team Matt Heinz via Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 7:03 PM

ADD YOUR NAME: Tell the far-right that hate has no home in Arizona.

Pima County Supervisor Dr. Matt Heinz recently experienced one of the most common mishaps to occur during zoom calls — an embarrassing but harmless collision of professional and private life — and the GOP has been quick to jump on what should quite honestly already be old news. …
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 5:12 PM

Trump's payout to Stormy Daniels could finally bring the criminal charges we’re all waiting for

Daily Kos Recommended Trump's payout to Stormy Daniels could finally bring the criminal charges we’re all waiting for Reported rape of TV reporter creates 'major scandal' in Russia Schiff, Swalwell, and Omar take it to McCarthy in int…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 3:04 PM

Sign the petition: Statehood for D.C. now

Jack, sign the petition: Statehood for D.C. now! SIGN THE PETITION Taxation without representation was wrong in 1776 and it is wrong today. The people of D.C. pay the highest federal taxes per capita but have no voting representation in Congress. Statehood would bring an end t…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 1:27 PM

Re: Sign the petition to President Biden: Help protect democracy and voter access right now

Jack, Democrats continue fighting for our voting rights, but they cannot do it alone. While Congress may continue deadlocking, President Biden has the authority to take action now. Sign the petition to President Biden: Help protect democracy and voter access right now. SIGN T…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 3:02 AM

WISCONSIN WISCONSIN WISCONSIN

Jack, conservatives hold a slim 4-3 majority on the Wisconsin state Supreme Court, but an election this spring could flip the balance of power. That would have huge implications for abortion rights, GOP attempts to steal the 2024 election, and much, MUCH more. The election, happ…
  Conservation International via Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 31, 2023 at 1:02 AM

ADD YOUR NAME: Protect elephants

Attribution: Jonathan Irish for Conservation International. Every year, tens of thousands of elephants are lost to the ivory trade, habitat destruction and climate change. Add your name NOW to join Conservation International and show your support for elephants before it'…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 11:04 PM

Update on the status of Daily Kos

Good news, Jack, thanks to thousands of Daily Kos readers and activists giving what they can, we hit our January fundraising goal; with time to spare. Now for the bad news: We are behind on our other revenue streams. Unlike other news media outlets that rely solely on adverti…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 9:02 PM

Trump releases a culture war word salad of an education plan, but it just makes him look weak

Daily Kos Recommended Trump releases a culture war word salad of an education plan, but it just makes him look weak Reflections of an aging liberal Pressure from Democrats is creating cracks in McCarthy’s GOP House No one should b…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 7:03 PM

Re: Sales tax in District of Columbia

Jack, Republicans in Congress have proposed a new tax plan that would eliminate the federal income tax, dismantle the IRS, and impose a 30% national sales tax on most goods and services. That means prices would go up for goods Americans buy every day, like groceries, cars, homes, …
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 5:06 PM

Lawmaker tells Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to 'educate' herself and it goes as well as you'd expect

Daily Kos Recommended Lawmaker tells Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to 'educate' herself and it goes as well as you'd expect Greene humiliated in surprisingly fun House amendment vote-a-rama Turns out Trump was behind secret $1M donation in…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 3:31 PM

RE: Sign the petition: Ban assault weapons

Jack, at least ten people died, and more were injured during a mass shooting in Los Angeles this weekend. The shooting happened during a Lunar New Year celebration, arousing suspicion that the shooting was a hate crime. As more info pours in, the motive is unclear. What is ABUND…
  Daily Kos Morning Roundup · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 2:03 PM

The NYT should tell readers whether it helped crooked FBI agents get Trump elected in 2016

Daily Kos Morning Roundup A morning roundup of worthy pundit and news reads, brought to you by Daily Kos. Click here to read the full web version. The NYT should tell readers whether it helped crooked FBI agents get Trump elected in 2016 Th…
  Daily Kos Democracy Project Recommended · [email protected]
January 29, 2023 at 10:35 PM

Don’t miss Wanda Sykes’ brutal takedown of Trump’s eulogy at Diamond’s funeral

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! A must-read round-up of Daily Kos' top stories covering U.S. democracy, right-wing extremism, MAGA militants, and more. Visit DailyKos.com for updates and analysis. Don’t miss …
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 29, 2023 at 8:03 PM

This is the single most powerful thing you can do to support Daily Kos (please read)

Jack, there was a time when advertising revenue was enough to cover all of Daily Kos' budget needs. Unfortunately, that has drastically changed over the past ten years and we are not expecting advertising revenue to cover all our budget needs ever again. Over the past ten years…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 29, 2023 at 5:33 PM

Utah plastic surgeon injected kids with saline instead of COVID vaccine as part of anti-vaxxer scam

Daily Kos Recommended Here are some of this week's most important and widely-read stories from Daily Kos, the largest online gathering space for progressives. Utah plastic surgeon injected kids with saline instead of COVID vaccine as part o…
  Daily Kos Cartoons · [email protected]
January 29, 2023 at 3:52 PM

Cartoon: The New Black

Daily Kos Cartoons Here are some weekend cartoons from Daily Kos, the largest online gathering space for progressives. Cartoon: The New Black Cartoon: Tanks for Ukraine Cartoon: The chaos monster Bad news: Daily Kos revenue is do…
  Daily Kos Morning Roundup · [email protected]
January 29, 2023 at 2:24 PM

Why Memphis Is Different

Daily Kos Morning Roundup A morning roundup of worthy pundit and news reads, brought to you by Daily Kos. Click here to read the full web version. Why Memphis Is Different: Why Memphis Is Different, Juliette Kayyem, The Atlantic By the tim…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 28, 2023 at 8:03 PM

Re: This just isn't cutting it anymore:

The truth is, Jack, we need your support more than ever. As I pointed out in the email below, advertising revenue just doesn't cut it anymore. We can no longer cover our operating expenses on solely advertising revenue. Donations of just a few dollars, or more, have been Daily …
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 28, 2023 at 5:32 PM

'Over my dead body': Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana slams Republican 'Fair Tax' scam

Daily Kos Recommended 'Over my dead body': Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana slams Republican 'Fair Tax' scam The all-GOP AZ Supreme Court tells election-denier Kari Lake to knock it off for the second time Colbert elegantly rips …
  Daily Kos Campaigns · [email protected]
January 28, 2023 at 3:28 PM

Sign the petition: Investigate and expel Elise Stefanik from Congress

Daily Kos Campaigns Sign the petition: Investigate and expel Elise Stefanik from Congress Sign the petition: Ban assault weapons Sign the petition: We're at the debt limit already. Any "negotiation" is blackmail. Bad news: Daily Kos r…
  Daily Kos Abbreviated Pundit Roundup · [email protected]
January 28, 2023 at 1:29 PM

Can Anything Be Done to Assuage Rural Rage?

Daily Kos Morning Roundup A morning roundup of worthy pundit and news reads, brought to you by Daily Kos. Click here to read the full web version. Can Anything Be Done to Assuage Rural Rage? Can Anything Be Done to Assuage Rural Rage? Paul …
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 7:09 PM

No, governors cannot dictate our healthcare access willy-nilly (action needed)

Jack, sign the petition to the U.S. Justice Department: Challenge all state abortion bans that violate federal law. SIGN THE PETITION West Virginia is being sued for their medication abortion ban. The reason being federal law preempts state law—the Food and Drug Administration h…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 5:08 PM

'I'm sorry': March for Life attendee is stumped into silence by one question about the Bible

Daily Kos Recommended 'I'm sorry': March for Life attendee is stumped into silence by one question about the Bible Eric Swalwell was booted from the House Intel committee. Now he's hitting back at McCarthy and Co. A media ceiling is a…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 3:11 PM

RE: Jack, sign this: George Santos saga only gets worse. But Kevin McCarthy won't urge him to resign.

Jack, sign the petition: George Santos MUST be expelled from Congress. Sign the petition Despite Republicans whipping up a new moral panic every day, they remain notably subdued about the big, giant daily fraud alert that is George Santos. In the latest news, there's a $700,…
  Daily Kos Morning Roundup · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 1:50 PM

Biden’s devious plan to break the MAGA fever just might work

Daily Kos Morning Roundup A morning roundup of worthy pundit and news reads, brought to you by Daily Kos. Biden’s devious plan to break the MAGA fever just might work Britain’s Cautionary Tale of Self-Destruction The Georgia probe th…
  Daily Kos Democracy Project · [email protected]
January 27, 2023 at 1:02 AM

Elise Stefanik helped Santos bilk donors out of tens of thousands of dollars (petition)

Jack, the only thing we know for certain when it comes to George Santos is that he is an unrepentant liar and grifter. However, no one gets to Congress on their own—especially an unknown like Santos. Enter House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik. Sign the petition: Inv…
  Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
January 26, 2023 at 11:43 PM

Seven mushroom workers murdered in mass shootings are mourned as advocates work to assist survivors

Daily Kos Recommended Seven mushroom workers murdered in mass shootings are mourned as advocates work to assist survivors Democratic daughter of Vietnamese refugee enters race against red-baiting Republican Cartoon: Same as it ever wa…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 26, 2023 at 8:01 PM

Debt Limit DANGER: Do not cut deals with House GOP Leaders (action needed)

Jack, sign the petition to President Biden & Congress: We're at the debt limit already. Any "negotiation" is blackmail. Sign the petition The debt limit is not about extending our liabilities in the future. It's about the government paying its existing debts. Because Rep…
  Daily Kos · [email protected]
January 26, 2023 at 7:04 PM

Sign the petition: Moderna may raise the price of the COVID-19 vaccine

Jack, pharmaceutical giant Moderna, one of the handful of companies currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine, is reportedly considering quadrupling the price of its vaccine. The cost would increase from $26 to $110-130 per dose, despite it costing only $2.85 to produce. Sign the…