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Movement Takes Stock After 100 Days of Trump and 100 Days of Resistance


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Movement Takes Stock After 100 Days of Trump and 100 Days of Resistance

Lauren McCauley, staff writer

As President Donald Trump is set to mark his first 100 days in office on Saturday, the resistance movement that sprang up alongside his rise to power is also celebrating its accomplishments and taking stock of where it stands—and where it is going.

Much has been said about the failure of Trump to live up to the promises of his campaign, which Democratic lawmakers are highlighting this week.


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Democrats are missing the boat.

Representative government is rigged. Direct Online Democracy NOW!


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End the wars now. The protests should be against both parties.


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First priority now is to say no. Finding a positive vision that has wide support on the left is of course not going to be easy, but right now the focus must be on resisting. If the resistance fails any vision of the left will be more or less academic.


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We need both simultaneously. Resistance alone makes them snigger and bloviate. Of course, that is partly to cover up their fear that resisting is effective...but I wouldn't put all our eggs in that basket. We have to pronounce our intentions toward leadership. We have in our favor that we do not simply snigger, bloviate, and lie as a matter of course. We care about people and we follow through. Republicans have made it crystal clear they do not, as a matter of political leadership, care about ordinary people. Most people don't want a nanny state. What they do want is a government that gives back as good as it gets from its citizenry.


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A much better take on the so-called 'Resistance': https://consortiumnews.com/2017/04/24/the-pro-war-twist-of-the-resistance/