The last week has disastrously demonstrated the crisis our country is now facing with President Trump in the White House. Here is how we fight back against his Tuesday Night Massacre, and create a Republican Election Day Massacre. That means we take back control of government from Trump and the Republicans. We will end this nightmare with your help of a check or credit card. We must work together to defeat this tyrant.
Our taking back the House and Senate is to not only impeach Trump but to convict him and send him to jail. Read our article affirmed by Constitutional expert Laurence Tribe. The article spells out FACTS, not Trump's alternative truth. It contains information how he has violated the law for years and now has committed treasonous crimes. Also, we need control of the legislative branch to stop his plans derail many programs that support the life, health, welfare, and education of our people and programs to protect the environment.
Although there are many, some reasons to support impeachment follow:
HE HAS: Obstructed justice by firing the FBI Director who was overseeing the investigation into his campaign committee, campaign directors and which is leading to investigating his actions also.
HE HAS: Constantly represented “alternative facts” as the truth. These lies leave us with no true understanding of what the government is doing. As one piece of evidence, see the health care bill that has been approved by the House and sent to the Senate.
HE HAS: Not disclosed his business interests and has violated the emoluments clause of the constitution.
HE HAS: Put our national security and the security of the world at risk with his lack of support for our allies and his efforts to align with Russia. Also, he has provided sensitive information to the Russians without the source's approval.
Finally, I have been asked by local Democrats in Washington state's 8th Congressional District to run for Congress and. after a month of discussing with numerous people, I jumped into the race enthusiastically. Thus, this is my last letter to you because, legally, I have to remove myself from heading DAPAC while a candidate for federal office. When elected in this Democratic-leaning district, I am running to lead the impeachment of bully of the United States people and I am going to increase pay for regular Americans, stop the progression of economic inequality and take support away from Donald Trump and the Republicans. I will lead the charge to end global warming, end the attacks on woman’s rights, LGBTQ rights, minority rights, voting rights and have Medicare for all. You and I will be leaders moving the United States forward again.
I respect the law and will be turning leadership over to my wife, Barbara Cramer, and my oldest son, Chris Cramer. who have worked with me for years. Chris, who was co-founder with me, will help Barbara as consultant. Barbara has extensively studied women's, children's and healthcare policy issues and worked in healthcare for many years. She received a life-saving kidney transplant through the enactment of Obamacare. My wife is able to do this job because her health improved because of the nationwide database coordination provided by the Obamacare funding. At the same time, my son received health insurance because he was previously uninsurable due to a pulmonary embolism.
We need your continued support to get those 24 seats back in the House and three seats in the Senate in order to impeach Trump, convict him and include a strong voice for progressive values in our government.
Thank you for your continued support. Please enthusiastically write those checks and together we will succeed.
President Emeritus of DAPAC
We have a very exciting new program, 20 Votes for Justice, which is growing very fast and we need your support now to keep up with the volunteers who are joining to recruit voters. Will you please donate today so we can continue our work to attain our shared goals? Thank you for your consideration.
Here is how 20 Votes for Justice works: We ask volunteers to sign up 20 voters who will pledge to register and vote for justice and ask each to volunteer and sign up 20 more potential voters. This effort is vital to winning the 2018 elections; historically, there is extremely low Democratic voter turnout in mid-term elections. If we gather 4 million volunteers to generate 80 million votes we can make every level of government in the country liberal.
We have been going to organizational meetings where people design protests and demonstrations and signing up volunteers. Most of these activists are enthusiastically supporting and volunteering. We are contacting volunteers around the country to do the same. We are also signing up people at protests and demonstrations like town halls. We are asking volunteers to forward our monthly emails and to keep in contact with their 20 volunteers on a monthly basis to keep them committed and voting liberal in future elections.
Here are the principles they agree to support as a voter:
1. Higher wages and incomes for everyone. Low and stagnant wages and incomes are a failure of our system, not a failure of our people. This unfair system was designed by people and can be changed by people.
2. Climate change is scientific fact, not an alternative lie.
3. Women have choice and equal rights guaranteed under the Constitution and those rights will be enforced.
4. Minorities, including African-Americans, Hispanics, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, new immigrants and others have rights and will be free from discrimination. Citizens cannot be denied the right to vote.
5. Medicare for all is a right.
Thank you for your consideration of our request. We appreciate your support. Please use the sign up sheet and get started today!
Tom Cramer, President
Trump's election, along with the failure of Democrats to take back control of the Senate, by organizing extremists who blame new immigrants and brown people for their economic problems, has put many people's security at risk. This situation is so dire that we cannot quit in disgust and despair! You want your vision of a progressive America to become reality? We have to continue to organize and educate voters. We are continuing this effort with the development of an innovative new app to educate voters on candidates and progressive issues which you can read about in our newsletter. I need your support to succeed. Please help us to turn back this Trump movement and continue our fight to create a positive progressive populist movement. Please contribute now so we can continue these efforts.
This does not just affect immigrants who have come here without so-called legal status, but those who rely on Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, Obamacare, student grants and loans, public schools, women who rely on Planned Parenthood for health care, any woman who will need or want birth control or abortion services, the LGBTQ community, African Americans, Muslims, Hispanics, working middle-class and poor people, and anyone who will need the protection of the Supreme Court. Have I missed anyone? Probably, so many of us are in danger now; these are our family members, friends, neighbors . . . this is ALL of us.
Key to our voter education effort is a new innovative solution, a comprehensive political app anyone can use to get almost instantaneous information about any candidate’s stand on any issue. You can also get an instantaneous candidate's rating on about 25 progressive issues and an overall rating on progressive values.
Personally, my family's safety is at risk. Here is what happened to my family after the election. My son lives in Philadelphia to help the redistricting campaign in Pennsylvania. After the election of Trump there were several violent occurrences from Trump supporters against brown people. People of brown color were attacked and threatened. Trump inspired gangs were attacking and beating up people at random. My son is terrified for his daughters and his wife because they are brown Cambodian Americans, sometimes mistaken for Hispanics. He is now getting American passports for his two daughters that are American citizens in case they have to leave the country. My six-year-old, my nine month old granddaughters and my daughter-in-law are at risk. These violent extremists are who Trump has provoked and brought out of the woodwork.
I am going to do everything in my power to protect my young grandchildren and my family from these Trump provoked violent gun-toting extremists. Trump has already put my family in danger. It is just going to get worse. The violent acts we have seen after the election are taking place all over the country, and I have even seen reports of these acts near where I live.
Donald Trump ran on a campaign slogan to "Make America Great Again", on policies to bring back manufacturing jobs, to deport immigrants who were committing crimes and taking our jobs, to refuse to let in New immigrants. Generally scapegoating immigrants and foreigners. There was a guy who ran on the same slogan before. His was "Make Germany Great Again". His policies were to bring back manufacturing jobs, to get rid of new immigrants that are taking our jobs. To refuse to let in New immigrants, and to force better deals on trading partners taking advantage of them. This leader was Adolf Hitler. We have to stop history from repeating itself. I never thought this could happen in America.
I want to thank you for your continued generous support. It got a lot of good strong justice-seeking liberal progressive populist's in office. We took two Senate and five Congressional seats from Republicans. We need to do much more. This is the first time since 1929 that Republicans controlled the Presidency, the House, the Senate and the Supreme Court. After this election, the Great Depression happened. Trump is a con man that got into office by manipulating susceptible people through scapegoating minorities, immigrants and foreigners and outright lying. He will certainly lead us into another Great Depression by corrupting our economy.
We have volunteers asking us for help and what to do. We will organize, train them, schedule and get them to meet with new and potential voters. We will rally people to oppose Trump's policies and administration. Your help is urgently needed. Please donate here now.
Thank you for your continued support for fighting for a progressive America.
Thomas A Cramer
YOU SUCCEED IF YOU UNITE TO ORGANIZE MIDDLE-CLASS VOTERS FOR HIGHER WAGES.
WE LOST MIDDLE-CLASS VOTERS TO TRUMP BECAUSE OF INCOME STAGNATION.
READ THE DETAILS BELOW!
I first want to thank you wholeheartedly for your support throughout the years and especially for this last year. You elected seven new progressive Democrats in the House and two in the Senate. You are on the way to take seven Congressional seats in Pennsylvania as a result of our redistricting plans. You are also on the way to take back the legislature in Pennsylvania in two years as a result of our legislative redistricting plan there. Now it is time for you to move ahead and take our country back from the Republican Party and Donald Trump, the conman and false prophet, and his henchmen. Please donate here at today so we can continue our work to attain our shared goals.
Trump and the Republicans will lose the next election badly if you join our new campaign and help band people together in the country. Trump is by far the most unpopular president in history and his many proposed policies will further harm most in our country. We must renew the fight for women's rights, for gay right's, for minority right's, equal justice under the law, for the environment, for stopping global warming and all other important liberal issues you support. Let us protest and organize or the Republicans and Donald Trump will destroy our economy and our country. He will nominate a right- wing extremist to the Supreme Court and do away with Roe v. Wade and gay marriage.
Trump's first proposal is to get rid of Obamacare. This is an enormous tax cut for the billionaire class that pays taxes so 30 million people who could not afford decent insurance and medical care now have it. Wall Street is happy because now they will be able to invest the extra billions from the billionaire class.
The majority of women voted for Donald Trump. Almost two -thirds of middle-class women voted for Donald Trump. Their number one issue was the economy and they were frustrated with economic inequality and 36 years of stagnant or declining wages for middle-`class earners. We must demonstrate to him that we demand our rights and will not sit back when he takes away our hard fought liberties.
Our planet and the environment are at risk. His new EPA head does not believe in global warming. He has made his career suing the EPA, claiming it does not have the right to regulate to inhibit global warming. In addition, the nominee for Secretary of the Interior is poised to destroy federal lands, with extraction of coal, oil and other minerals. He feels it is his mission, to give out oil and mining rights to the extraction industry. He owns a consulting company his wife and family run which specializes in advising how to get extraction rights from government lands. In addition, he sits on the board of the very pipeline many of you protested for ignoring minority rights and for destroying the environment.
Please join our campaign for a rebirth of the Democratic Party from the ashes of the Trump disaster.
First, we must reform the vision of the Democratic Party to focus on increased wages for everyone. It is now clear from the polling results that Democrats lost a strong majority in the middle-class comprising 76% of voters. They tied among the wealthy comprising 7% of the country. And last, they did extremely well among the bottom income group comprising 17% of the country.
Losing the middle-class is a disgrace. We are the party of the people. The Republicans are the party of the wealthy. However in this election we became just as much a party of the wealthy as the Republicans. The Democratic Party now serves the top 7% as well as Republicans. In addition, Democrats serve the bottom 17% of people offering programs to help them advance. What we fail to do is to uphold economic justice for the 76% who have faced stagnant wages for 36 years. The enormous gains in productivity this segment has produced has resulted in only vast corporate profits which have flowed to a billionaire class. The billionaire class has increased their wealth by over 400% during the same time frame.
An economy is made by people; it is not made by God or nature. As such, it can be changed by
people. Economic injustice can be corrected. All other forms of injustice flow from this. People who voted for Donald Trump have put aside the environment, women's rights, gay rights, racial injustice and other social policies until this is solved. We have the worst economic inequality since 1910. The middle-class's top three voting concerns were economic.
Many people have concluded that Trump's voters' concerns about immigration was racist. However, if you delve into the data that is not true. First, the reason the middle-class is concerned is because they feel new immigrants are taking their jobs and depressing their wages. If their wages were rapidly increasing they would not have much concern. Also, the African-American vote increased for Trump by 8% and the Hispanic vote by 10%. These increases occurred among middle-income minority voters with the same issues as other middle-income voters. Democrats not only lost white, middle-income voters but many African-American, and Hispanic middle-income voters. Ironically, if Democratic programs to help the poor rise to the middle-class, these voters are likely to become more Republican if they believe the Republican Party will then meet their economic concerns better.
The myth is that only blue-collar wages are down. This is not true. Blue-collar workers were the first effected. The incomes of physicians, lawyers and other professionals are also down. Every person who works or worked for a living is feeling the pain of stagnant or declining wages as the billionaire class gets richer. A fast growing economy will not solve the economic problems if our institutions are designed to push all the income increases to the billionaire class.
For example, the billionaire class pays a lower percent of their income in taxes than the middle-class pays. These are institutional problems created by our laws which were designed by people. With Republicans in control, these laws will get much worse, not better. Recently we saw little happen with gridlock in Congress. Candidates who blatantly lied continually “gaslighted” us. Now we must focus on putting this 76% first, the middle-class and working people of the country. Much of the Democratic leadership had narrowed its focus to the upper 7% of income people in the professional segment, namely those having graduate degrees who make more than $100,000 per year, while blaming the middle for not getting a graduate degree. Obviously, if we have a hundred million brain surgeons, brain surgeons would make minimum wage. Blaming the victims of stagnant or declining wages produced by the billionaire class who are capturing all gains in productivity through an economy designed to increase their income and wealth does not and will not improve the condition of the middle-class.
There should and must be middle-income people who do other jobs, work hard and intelligently to produce goods and services who are well trained and educated, many with college degrees. Their wages should be higher. This top heavy economy was created by people and people like you and I can change it. It is presently designed to subsidize billionaires, billionaires like Trump who probably paid no taxes for at least 18 years and perhaps in his lifetime. Nature or God did not create our current economic system. People did and other people can change it. Stagnant wages for the middle-class for 36 years and the greatest economic inequality since 1910 is wrong and unjust. But you and I are here not only to protest it but to act now to change it.
Second, you need to help us organize. We are now starting on the ground, going door-to-door leading to nationwide rallies espousing our positive mission and vision for the future, higher growth mainly going to much higher wages built into the economic system. Your funds are being used to organize and support volunteers we have eager to work for the vision. We have seen this work for both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. It works because middle-class and working-class people have been ignored by the Democratic centrists and so most turned to Donald Trump for hope. They need true hope and results not just the false hope peddled by conman Donald Trump.
We know digital works because Donald Trump's Tweets and Bernie Sanders' email and digital campaign worked. Bernie Sanders raised about $250 million from over six million donors. If we raised that much we could reform the Democratic Party as I am outlining, from the bottom up, not the top down. With your support, we project we will be friending millions of people online this year with our digital campaign.
Finally, we offer a new, extremely innovative high tech app that will meet the online organizing needs of all progressive Democrats. It will be in a fast, efficient and easy to use format for busy people. This will offer a quick and easy way for everyone to find out objective information and connect with like-minded people. It also allows activists to back the organizations and the candidates standing-up for your issues and priorities. Anyone will be able to donate any amount for any political group, person and issue one chooses to support through this new APP.
Please contribute here now and we will be able to knock on more doors, set up rallies next month and finish a first prototype of our app in two weeks. Anyone will be able to donate any amount for any political group or for any issue with our new app. We can then also begin our intense digital campaign in the next month and build up our ground organization.
Thank you very much for helping the reform of the Democratic Party to serve ail of the people and organize everyone to get back to a progressive party we all know and respect. We will keep you up to date on the progress we make.
Thomas A Cramer, President