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Take Action! Call Your Senators to Oppose Trump’s Deplorables

January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 24 @ 11:55 pm CDT

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The Anti-War Committee urges you to demand that our senators between now and January 24th to oppose the confirmation of these opponents to peace, justice and the environment.  Please call more than once!  Let them know you want federal tax dollars directed towards healthcare, education, the environment and jobs, not towards appointees and policies which will lead to further war, oppression, and environmental destruction!

  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar 612-727-5220, DC office  202-224-3244
  • Sen. Al Franken  651- 221-1016, DC office  202-224-5641


Rex Tillerson, Proposed Secretary of State will put big business before the needs of people 
–CEO for Exxon Mobile, worked with Exxon Mobile for 40 years
 –advocates confrontational policies with China and Venezuela 
–supporter of TPP and free trade 

Mike Pompeo, Proposed Director of the CIA is Islamophobic and an advocate of Big Brother 
–advocate for waterboarding, other torture/interrogation and keeping Guantanamo Bay open 
–blames Muslims for last 20 years of terrorist attacks and Muslim leaders for not speaking out 
–supports the NSA Surveillance Programs 
–criticized whistleblower Edward Snowden and called for a death sentence against him 

Sen. Jeff Sessions , Proposed Attorney General is anti-civil rights 
–pro-torture, voted against an banning “cruel, inhumane, or degrading treatment” of prisoners   
–opposes current legal immigration, not to mention granting status to the undocumented 
–supports law enforcement wide access to data, and opposes attempts to constrain NSA surveillance.   
–called the NAACP and the ACLU “un-American” and joked that the Ku Klux Klan was “OK, until I learned they smoked pot”
–told an African-American assistant U.S. attorney “be careful what you say around white folks”   

James “Mad Dog” Mattis, Proposed Secretary of Defense is a war criminal 
–committed war crimes as a marine commander in Fallujah, Iraq, including  trophy pictures, shooting ambulances, massacring civilians, then uses his clout to stop convictions of his troops 
–in 2005, said:  “It’s a hell of a hoot, fun to shoot some people”  
 –on May 19th, 2004 ordered the killing of a wedding party along the Syrian border, leaving 42 dead including 13 children and said it took him less than 30 seconds to decide whether to bomb 

David Friedman, proposed Ambassador to Israel is anti-Palestinian 
–advocates for policies guaranteed to increase the apartheid and ethnic cleansing against Palestinians 
–developed funding for illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank 
–strong proponent of moving the U.S. embassy to Al-Quds (Jerusalem) 
–wants to annex the West Bank into Israel 
 
Scott Pruitt, proposed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator is anti-environment 
–climate change denier 
–tool of the Big Oil industry   
–sued the EPA several times, trying to make it less effective 
–helped form Koch Brothers-funded oil industry NGO, the “Rule of Law Defense Fund” 

 

 

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January 18 @ 8:00 am
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January 24 @ 11:55 pm
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