Welcome to Trumped Progressives, a blog of observations on living in an Implausible, poorly written dystopian novel.

The most recent posts are shown at right.

Here are some useful suggestions, as we wait for the impeachment, and, we hope, hasten its coming. I will add to this annotated list as the occasion warrants.


Trump Archive

Resistance must be based on real information. “The Trump Archive collects TV news shows containing debates, speeches, rallies, and other broadcasts related to President-elect Donald Trump. This evolving non-commercial, searchable collection is designed to preserve the historical record for posterity.”

Michael Moore, Do These 10 Things, And Trump Will Be Toast

 Wake up, eat breakfast, brush your teen, walk your dog or stare at your cat, and then


A calendar of resistance activities.

David Akadjian, How to turn trolls into your best friends

Hint: don’t think you’ve won them over just because you made a logical argument.

Paul Waldman, Why Democrats Need to Forget About “Reaching Out”

There will come a time to reach out, but right now focus on keeping the base’s passion high.

We must keep protesting—but we need a lot more action

Don’t just tweet and march; elect progressives to office up and down the line.

Millions have protested Trump. Here’s what they plan to do next.

Individual steps of resistance.

John Stoehr, How the Opposition Can Wound Trump

Thoughtful observations by a Yale professor. Hint: his supporters like him because they buy his act and think he is strong. Show that he is weak.

INDIVISIBLE, A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for getting Congress to listen.

Phil Keisling, How to Bring Home Democratic Voters

The answer: universal vote by mail.


This won’t solve any problems, but it may help you feel better.