Timothy Pate How to Contact Your Representatives

How to Contact Your Representatives

Since the election, I've seen a massive uptick in campaigns to get people to call their representatives. That's good, because contacting your representatives is one of the most direct ways you can play a role in shaping our democracy. Pressuring members of Congress will be critical in our efforts to oppose President Trump. I've been preaching … Continue reading How to Contact Your Representatives

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The #NoBillNoBreak Sit-In Was Pretty Much Everything I Hate About Democratic Politics

This week, Democratic Congresspeople occupied the floor of the House of Representatives in an attempt to force votes on what they called "commonsense" gun control bills. Nearly 100 Democrats led by Georgia Rep. John Lewis demanded a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of … Continue reading The #NoBillNoBreak Sit-In Was Pretty Much Everything I Hate About Democratic Politics

Support Angie Craig for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District

Yesterday, Vox published a fantastic article on the Democratic Party's current state of denial. Matthew Yglesias described in painful detail the awkward dissonance between Democrats' braggadocios tone and our present standing in state and national politics. The truth of the matter is that, while the Republican race for the presidency is nothing short of a … Continue reading Support Angie Craig for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District