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Devon and Sarah discuss the newly reinstated travel ban, healthcare & how to explain to Republicans why you should care about other people, Obama’s reaction to Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election, and self-care.

They “award” the Donald Trump Dishonor in Dickwaddery. It’s a 3-way tie this week, because it’s that kind of Monday.

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Key Articles

  1. A women’s movement grows in ‘the most Trumpian place in America’
    by Elizabeth Flock (PBS)
  2. w Supreme Court allows limited version of Trump’s travel ban to take effect and will consider case in fall by Robert Barnes and Matt Zapotosky (WaPo)
  3. Senate GOP expected to add new penalties for the uninsured into their health bill by Sarah Kilff and Dylan Scott (Vox)
  4. The obscure Senate rule that still could save Obamacare, explained (Byrd Rule Primer) by Dylan Scott (Vox)
  5. New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid by Kiley Kroh (ThinkProgress)
  6. GOP threat to Medicaid threatens liberty of millions of Americans – The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
  7. Coverage Losses Under the Senate Health Care Bill Could Result in 18,100 to 27,700 Additional Deaths in 2026 by Ann Crawford-Roberts, Nichole Roxas, Ichiro Kawachi, Sam Berger, and Emily Gee (Center for American Progress)
  8. Senate Leaders Try to Appease Members as Support for Health Bill Slips by Robert Pear and Thomas Kaplan (The NYTimes)
  9. Poll: Trumpcare Is Incredibly Unpopular
    by Kate Harloe (MotherJones)
  10. Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault by Greg Miller, Ellen Nakashima, and Adam Entous (WaPo)
  11. Obama and Congress Knew About Russian Hacking—And They Did Nothing by Aki Peritz (Daily Beast)
  12. Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data, Officials Say by Massimo Calabresi (Time)
  13. Rep. Ted Lieu: Trump witness tampering on TV – All In With Chris Hayes (MSNBC)
  14. Trump White House Has Taken Little Action To Stop Next Election Hack by Ken Dilanian, Hallie Jackson,
    Likhitha Butchireddygari, and Gabriela Martinez (NBC News)

Gratitude Check Links

  1. 76 women voyage to the edge of the world to fight gender inequality by Katy Scott (CNN)
  2. Citing LGBT discrimination, California bans state travel to Kentucky by Thomas Novelly and Associated Press (Courier-Journal)
  3. Making America scared again won’t make us safer by Sally Q. Yates (WaPo)
  4. Sally Yates Is Queen of the Constitutional Clapback by R. Eric Thomas (Elle)
  5. A New Rating for TV and Movies Tries to Combat Gender Stereotypes by Susan Chira (NYTimes)
  6. Trump’s Lies by David Leonhardt and Stuart A. Thompson (NYTimes) – Ed. note: This is in the “Opinion” section and I don’t know why…
  7. There’s a high bar to accusing someone of committing a “lie,” and we don’t do it lightly. by Mary Ann Georgantopoulos (BuzzFeed News)
  8. Blackout Cake – Recipe (NYTimes Cooking)

Action Items

  2. People Power Action Event – SoCal
  3. Rapid Resist (to fight the AHCA)

Donald Trump Dishonor in Dickwaddery Links

  1. Ron Johnson: People with preexisting condition don’t deserve insurance like ‘somebody who crashes their car’ by David Edwards (RawStory)
  2. North Carolina Is the Only State Where Women Can’t Withdraw Consent After Intercourse Has Begun by Lily Herman (Allure)
  3. Women on Birth Control Could be Barred From Working if Missouri Lawmakers Get Their Way by Mirren Gidda (NewsWeek)
  4. NJ Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Kids Be Taught to Interact With Police by Mary Emily O’Hara (NBC News)

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