Beta test our new system, Phase 1

We need your help once again! Today we want to test our new system. Please recall that we are in the process of… Launching a new strategy and brand –…

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Should unelected bureaucrats pass their own legislation?

Downsize DC’s “Write the Laws Act” would end bureaucratic “lawmaking” Retweet Note: This is the last Downsizer-Dispatch. We’re switching vendors and building a new website (coming soon). Right now, we’re beta-testing…

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Find a new sponsor for the Read the Bills Act

Congress would pass very few bad bills if we made them #ReadtheBills before voting Retweet Action item: Find a new sponsor for the Read the Bills Act! Update: The Downsize…

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Repeal the blank check for war

In ’01, Congress gave the President a blank check for war. 19 nations later, the House is reversing course Retweet Today’s Action: Repeal the AUMF Downsize DC has signed a…

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U.S. should leave Iran alone

The U.S. has repeatedly aggressed against Iran, but Iran has not responded in kind Retweet U.S. politicians have launched nearly every war under false pretenses. Should you doubt this, read…

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Tell President Trump to pardon Ross Ulbricht (Silk Road)

Support to pardon Ross Ulbricht (Silk Road) is growing. Be a part of it Retweet Thanks to funding from DC Downsizers, we filed an amicus brief in the Ross Ulbricht…

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Free the old people!

Restore federal parole. 10% of inmates are 55 years or older Retweet Incarceration rates are declining, but not fast enough. The U.S. still looks like a totalitarian state, when measured…

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U.S. “friend” to behead and crucify teenager

U.S. politicians should ignore Iran and reject the Saudis Retweet The ten-year-old boy shouted “The people want human rights,” from his bicycle. Saudi Arabian authorities were limited by their own…

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David Bergland 1935-2019

David Peter Bergland, RIP Retweet By Sharon Harris I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of David Bergland, who passed away on June 3, the day before his…

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Good news from Congress (marijuana)

Pressure your reps to co-sponsor marijuana legalization bills in Congress Retweet There are three bills in Congress that would legalize marijuana at the federal level – two in the Senate…

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