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Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 11, 2021 at 7:12 PM

The future of Daily Kos (please read)

Jack, if Daily Kos were to disappear tomorrow--which happened to scores of media outlets in 2020, to Think Progress in 2019, and to much of the original progressive blogosphere years earlier--nothing would ever take our place. Partially, this is because there is nothing else li…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 11, 2021 at 4:35 PM

Palm Beach County prosecutor reveals just how screwed Matt Gaetz really is

Daily Kos Recommended Here are some of this week's most important and widely-read stories from Daily Kos. Palm Beach County prosecutor reveals just how screwed Matt Gaetz really is Explosive revelations just blew up sociopath Florida Gov…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 11, 2021 at 2:02 PM

Sign the petition: Demand Congress support President Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity by 2035

Jack, sign the petition: Demand Congress support President Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity by 2035. SIGN THE PETITION President Joe Biden campaigned on the pledge of putting the U.S. on track to make electricity use 100% carbon-free by 2035. Now, he has introduced an infrastructu…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 7:07 PM

Daily Kos needs your help

Jack, text messaging is one of the most powerful tools that Daily Kos utilizes to help our readers and activists take effective and immediate action. Through our text messaging action list, we were able to increase the number of calls we made to Congress by over 200% from 2018 …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 4:32 PM

Sign if you agree: We must transition to sustainable transportation

Jack, sign the petition: Urge President Biden and Congress to prioritize clean and healthy buses for our children. SIGN THE PETITION For the continued sustainability of our planet and the health and safety of our children, we must push for a bold commitment to investments in ele…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 2:09 PM

Clarence and Virginia Thomas have an impressively corrupt activist/judge scheme going

Daily Kos Recommended Clarence and Virginia Thomas have an impressively corrupt activist/judge scheme going As some insurrectionists eye plea bargains, others are doubling down on claims of patriotism Manchin elevates Trump's Big Lie …
USA for UNHCR via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 7:10 PM

Help Now: Stand Up for Refugees

Attribution: USA for UNHCR Sign to join USA for UNHCR to help Syrian refugee families find safety and rebuild their lives >> SIGN NOW Jack — A smile, a hug, a sunny afternoon. These are the things that we all live for. It's these little things that can bright…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 4:44 PM

After drunken high-speed chase, Republican leader tries to fight "donut boy" police

Daily Kos Recommended After drunken high-speed chase, Republican leader tries to fight "donut boy" police Matt Gaetz goes from hot water to boiling after wingman cops plea deal with federal prosecutors Matt Gaetz took trip to Bahamas …
Daily Kos Liberation League · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 2:48 PM

NY just legalized marijuana. Sign if you agree this should happen at the federal level

Jack, New York just became the 16th state to legalize marijuana in America. The legislation not only legalizes possession of the substance, but also regulates sales and bars police from searching vehicles due to smelling marijuana. We must continue applying pressure for Congress …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 12:07 PM

Sign the petition: Demand the Biden Administration and Congress pass a federal Guaranteed Basic Income

Jack, sign the petition: Demand the Biden Administration and Congress pass a federal Guaranteed Basic Income. SIGN THE PETITION The global pandemic has shown the incredible gaps economic disparities between everyday people and ultra millionaires and billionaires in the U.S. Befo…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 1:03 AM

This statewide Democratic win in Wisconsin proves that voters are still eager for progressive change. Here's how we make that happen:

Jack, Wisconsin just had a statewide election this week—and the progressive candidate won by a 58-42 landslide. It bodes well for future Democrats running in this purple state and gives us hope that we can defeat Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) in 2022. I know 2022 seems like it is age…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 8:06 PM

Re: The Iran Deal peacefully eliminated the threat of a nuclear armed Iran (please read)

Jack, a new effort is under way to try to bring the United States back into the 2015 nuclear deal we signed with Iran. Can you help us urge President Biden to restore the deal? Sign the petition to President Biden: Restore the Iran Deal. SIGN THE PETITION In 2018, Trump pulle…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 4:27 PM

In a span of hours, Alabama Republican goes from denying an affair to apologizing for it

Daily Kos Recommended In a span of hours, Alabama Republican goes from denying an affair to apologizing for it GOP identification drops as largest gap in party affiliation since 2012 emerges Fox News takes a big step toward painting C…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 2:08 PM

Sign if you agree: Broadband internet access for all!

Jack, sign the petition: Urge members of Congress to pass the Broadband Justice Act. SIGN THE PETITION We need affordable, fast and reliable internet for everyone. The Broadband Justice Act would expand affordable broadband access to 8 million households by subsidizing broadban…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 1:02 AM

Jack Jack Jack

Jack, President Biden has unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure proposal and of course, Senate Republicans don't care what is in it, how much the public supports it, and how it could benefit almost every single American -- they are going to obstruct it no matter what. Within …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 10:02 PM

Re: Liberty Mutual insures pipelines, arctic drilling, and fossil fuel expansion (please read)

Jack, sign the petition: Urge Liberty Mutual to stop insuring Arctic drilling and the toxic tar sands industry. SIGN THE PETITION Indigenous youth are leading the way in resisting Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline which violates Indigenous sovereignty and human rights. It …
USA for UNHCR via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 8:02 PM

RE: Conflict in Ethiopia: Refugees need support

Jack, conditions in Ethiopia continue to deteriorate, but all hope is not lost. We need you to voice your support for refugees: Sign your name to join UNHCR and stand with Ethiopian refugees through this crisis. This year, show kindness. Act Now - Add Your Name Here's the …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 6:04 PM

This is a short update on the future of Daily Kos. Please read.

Jack, for over a decade now, media companies have been hemorrhaging jobs. The primary culprits are Facebook and Google, as Emily Bell, the founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism, wrote in February 2019: "The amount …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Sign the petition: Fire U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Jack, sign the petition: Fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. SIGN THE PETITION Postmaster General Louis DeJoy spent most of last year trying to destroy the U.S. Postal Service. He was a major player in ex-President Trump’s plot to silence mail-in voters by sabotaging the USPS…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 2:09 PM

Expert witness subtly pokes major hole in Chauvin defense: How an alleged fake $20 ends in any force

Daily Kos Recommended Expert witness subtly pokes major hole in Chauvin defense: How an alleged fake $20 ends in any force Company behind Minnesota's harmful pipeline project is allegedly paying cops to harass Native women Study indic…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 12:07 PM

Ready to write letters to Texas? Here is how.

Jack, there's a special election on May 1 in Texas to fill a vacant U.S. House seat. And if we boost voter turnout, this historically red district could flip blue. Click to sign up or log into a Vote Forward account, and write letters to Democratic leaning voters in this Texas d…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 10:05 PM

Sign the petition: Cancel at least $50,000 in student debt to bring real change

Jack, sign the petition to President Biden: Cancel at least $50,000 in student debt per borrower. Sign the petition On April 1st, President Biden's chief of staff said Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will research their legal options about eliminating $50,000 in student d…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 8:26 PM

Re: District of Columbia signatures needed: Republican traitors must be defunded

Jack, Facebook cannot have it both ways. They cannot denounce the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, pledge to stop funding GOP traitors and then give $50,000 to a Republican committee pushing voter suppression laws. But they did. Sign the petition: Corporations must still…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 6:35 PM

Re: H.R. 1 would stem the influence of dark money in politics and Charles Koch hates it

Jack, Senator Joe Manchin is the weakest link in the Democratic Senate majority, and Republicans know it. That's why deep pocketed, Koch-funded groups are organizing rallies in dark red West Virginia to pressure him to oppose the For the People Act, landmark voting rights legisla…
Take Back the Court Action Fund via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 4:02 PM

Re: Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett

Attribution: Getty Images Add your name to Take Back the Court Action Fund and support Court expansion today! >> ADD YOUR NAME Jack, I’m going to be blunt: a stolen 6-3 conservative supermajority on the Supreme Court with ideologues like Brett Kavanaugh and A…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 2:21 PM

After signing two anti-queer bills into law, governor vetoes bill banning affirming care for youth

Daily Kos Recommended After signing two anti-queer bills into law, governor vetoes bill banning affirming care for youth Listen to The Brief, a Daily Kos podcast: Juan Escalante and Gabe Ortiz on fixing America's immigration system Un…
People For the American Way via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 1:01 AM

USPS is one of our country’s most relied-upon institutions.

Jack, Less than a year after taking over as the USPS Postmaster, Louis DeJoy has imposed severe service reductions and other cuts that have caused major delays in the postal service, with packages and mail encountering delays of weeks or sometimes even months. And how did Pos…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 10:10 PM

Explosive revelations just blew up sociopath Florida Gov Ron DeSantis's golden boy image for good

Daily Kos Recommended Explosive revelations just blew up sociopath Florida Gov Ron DeSantis's golden boy image for good WOW! Chuck Todd called out Republican failure on the infrastructure bill. The tax cut was a failure Cartoon: Argum…
Odessa Kelly via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 8:21 PM

[U.S. Congress] Add your name, Jack, to say you support my campaign for Tennessee's 5th District! >>

I am announcing my run for Congress. Please allow me a chance to introduce myself. "I’m Odessa Kelly. I’m running for Congress as a proud Justice Democrat fighting for Medicare for All, housing justice, and Green New Deal union jobs." Sign Odessa for Congress's petition to…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 6:43 PM

These 19 grassroots organizations are on the ground trying to stop the Republican voter suppression bills from becoming law. You can support their work with just $1.

Jack, last year, Georgia voters faced hours-long lines while waiting to cast their ballots. Volunteers from campaigns and non-profits would hand out water and food, sometimes even having pizza delivered so that people could keep their place in line to exercise their right to vote…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 4:26 PM

Lauren Boebert tweets one of the weirdest Easter messages you'll ever see

Daily Kos Recommended Lauren Boebert tweets one of the weirdest Easter messages you'll ever see Hank Aaron's grandson to Kelly Loeffler: 'Keep my grandfather's name out of your mouth' Judge tosses Trump-era pork processing speed-up, t…
Nancy Pelosi -- PAC to the Future (via Daily Kos) · [email protected]
April 4, 2021 at 9:30 PM

Ted Cruz just admitted it. [Please SIGN]

Ted Cruz caught on tape admitting voter suppression I need your signature on my organization, PAC to the Future's emergency petition. Ted Cruz was just caught on tape — he admitted Republicans are rushing hundreds of voter suppression measures to stop Democrats from EVER winnin…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 4, 2021 at 7:04 PM

These 19 grassroots organizations are on the ground trying to stop the Republican voter suppression bills from becoming law. You can support their work with just $1.

Jack, I'm going to keep this brief. After the record voter turnout in 2020 that helped put Joe Biden in the White House and Democrats take control of the Senate, Republican legislators in 43 states have introduced hundreds of bills designed to make it harder for people to cast th…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 4, 2021 at 4:31 PM

Florida man speaks up to make it clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is entirely his fault

Daily Kos Recommended Here are some of this week's most important and widely-read stories from Daily Kos. Florida man speaks up to make it clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is entirely his fault Did Capitol Police erase footage of Rep. La…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 3, 2021 at 9:43 PM

Re: Matt Gaetz

Jack, sign if you agree: Matt Gaetz should resign from Congress. SIGN THE PETITION On March 29, 2021, Rep. Matt Gaetz confirmed on Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show that he is under federal investigation and potentially facing charges for trafficking a child he may have had…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 3, 2021 at 7:08 PM

Fox News is one of the reasons why we need progressive, independent media like Daily Kos. I am writing to ask you to support our ongoing work by donating $5.

Jack, Fox News is making a comeback. After a ratings crash following Donald Trump's defeat, the network finished at the top for primetime viewers in the first three months of this year. So what is the sort of content that's put Fox back on top? New shows featuring some of th…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 3, 2021 at 4:48 PM

Cartoon: God-Man trumpets his response to mass shootings!

Daily Kos Recommended Cartoon: God-Man trumpets his response to mass shootings! Gaetz reportedly not only bought sex for himself, but secured women for his friends Former bodyguard says Trump still owes him $130 for 2008 McDonald's or…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 9:33 PM

Jack, sign if you agree: We need federal judges who reflect America

Jack, sign the petition: Biden’s first judicial nominees are a great step. Let’s keep going. SIGN THE PETITION On March 30, President Biden announced his intent to nominate 11 judicial nominees, 10 to serve as Federal Circuit and District Court judges, and one to serve as the…
Lucas Kunce via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 7:28 PM

Add Your Name: Stop Corporate Power

It’s only been a couple weeks but we’ve already received a huge groundswell of attention and support. Jack, It’s official: former Marine and anti-monopoly advocate Lucas Kunce announced he’s running to represent Missouri in the United States Senate. The last time this Senate…
Erica Smith via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 6:42 PM

Re: 2022 midterms (your signature is needed, Jack)

Hey Jack— It’s official: North Carolina State Senator Erica Smith is running for U.S. Senate! 2022 is shaping up to be the most important midterm election of our lifetime, and make no mistake: the race for North Carolina’s Senate seat could determine who controls the Senate. …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 4:31 PM

The Iran Deal peacefully eliminated the threat of a nuclear armed Iran (please read)

Jack, sign the petition to President Biden: Restore the Iran Deal. SIGN THE PETITION In 2015, the U.S. entered into the Iran Deal -- an agreement that blocked Iran’s pathways to nuclear weapons in return for lifting sanctions that had devastated the Iranian economy. The Iran …
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 2, 2021 at 2:03 PM

Georgia Republicans try to retaliate after Delta Airlines CEO speaks up for voter rights

Daily Kos Recommended Georgia Republicans try to retaliate after Delta Airlines CEO speaks up for voter rights Clinics for Black and brown mothers risk closure with New York's new 'money-saving' budget plan Georgia faces blowback over…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 10:04 PM

Why is this midterm different from all other midterms?

Jack, it might seem early, but we need to start working to win the 2022 midterm elections right now. Here's why: Republicans in state legislatures across the country are rushing to get new voter suppression laws on the books ahead of next year's elections, so Democratic candid…
The Union of Concerned Scientists via Daily Kos · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 8:06 PM

We must address this widespread "brain drain" - please read.

Confronting our nation’s most pressing problems requires federal agencies operating at full capacity Add your name to the Union of Concerned Scientists' petition and tell Congress to restore and strengthen the federal scientific workforce. ADD YOUR NAME Over the last four …
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Matt Gaetz's legal predicament just keeps getting weirder, as Tucker Carlson found out the hard way

Daily Kos Recommended Matt Gaetz's legal predicament just keeps getting weirder, as Tucker Carlson found out the hard way New poll shows GOP extremist Ron Johnson in very big trouble, losing re-election Proud Boys leader Joe Biggs fed…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 10:07 PM

Republicans are threatened by more voters. Keep encouraging voters.

Jack, Republicans are on a dangerous rampage to attack the right to vote. Georgia just passed the worst voter suppression law since Jim Crow, and now they are aiming to pass this in other states. Here's something you can do to fight back. Write personalized letters to folks in G…
The Trust for Public Land via Daily Kos · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 8:18 PM

Add your name to tell Pres. Biden: We must reclaim, repair, and restore our public lands!

Sign now to join the Trust for Public Land and demand that President Biden reclaim, repair, and restore our natural areas for people now and for generations to come! >> SIGN NOW Jack, Yellowstone. Arches. Zion. Acadia. Shenandoah. Merely saying the names of America…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 6:07 PM

H.R. 1 would stem the influence of dark money in politics and Charles Koch hates it

Jack, Koch-funded organizations are spending millions of dollars to kill H.R. 1, the For the People Act. Can you give $5 to help Daily Kos pass the For the People Act? DONATE The For the People Act, is one of the most transformative bills in decades and billionaire Charles K…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 4:04 PM

100,000 signatures needed: Demand Congress and the Biden administration pass Universal Basic Income

Jack, sign the petition: Demand Congress and the Biden Administration pass Universal Basic Income (UBI)! ADD YOUR NAME The global pandemic has shown incredible gaps in U.S. economic disparities between normal everyday people and ultra millionaires and billionaires. Before th…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 2:09 PM

Rep. Matt Gaetz under federal investigation for possible sex trafficking

Daily Kos Recommended Rep. Matt Gaetz under federal investigation for possible sex trafficking House GOP's fringe caucus of reckless bomb-throwers devolves into chaos Did Capitol Police erase footage of Rep. Lauren Boebert leading ins…