Tuesday, October 17, 2017

INCO WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 10/16

TOWN HALL with US Representative Suzanne Bonamici
Tuesday, October 17 at 6:00 pm
Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce, Community Hall, 207 N Spruce Street
INCO will have Agree/Disagree signs for you to display during this event.

Please post your photos on INCO's Facebook page, and/or send to incoregon@gmail.com.
ACTION PRIORITIES
 www.indivisible.org
Contact your Members of Congress now.
How will they know what you want if you don't tell them? 
1. Rein in Trump's reckless attacks on foreign allies and global institutions. Even better, do it with Congressional Republicans and Democrats. The risk that Donald Trump poses to the security of the United States escalated dramatically this week. (Check out our running list of the ways Trump is making us less safe.)
2. Stop the #TrumpTaxScam. Read more here

3.  Fight the new TrumpCare, and stop the dismantling of ObamaCare. Here's an encouraging article, including a step-by-step guide for volunteers like us to Get America Covered by the ACA. Read how here.

Pass a bipartisan health care stabilization bill that will protect consumers.
 On Thursday, Trump took two executive actions in his attempt to sabotage the Affordable Care Act and do some of what Senate Republicans were unable to do (twice). First, he issued an executive order designed to siphon healthy people out of the regular insurance markets; then, he ordered that the administration stop making payments to insurers that they depend on to provide financial assistance to low-income consumers. Both actions will result in higher premiums and more uninsured Americans...and will cost taxpayers more than just making sure people can get coverage. Read more here

4. Pass a clean #DreamActNow. DREAMers aren’t bargaining chips for increased detention and deportations, a border wall, and putting a target on undocumented parents. Read more here
 
5. Tell the administration: #NoMuslimBanEver.  Trump’s third attempt at a refugee ban (adding Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela and removing Sudan) takes effect on October 18. On 10/18, Indivisible.org is joining dozens of organizations including Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Asian Law Caucus, Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)’s San Francisco-Bay chapter, MPower Change, and MASA Organizing to fight against Trump’s white supremacist agenda and declare: No Muslim Ban Ever. Read more here.  
INCO's Faces of Democracy
Rainy Rally Reminiscence
HAPPENINGS
Check for details and new posts on our events page.

THIS WEEK
Tuesday, October 17Town Hall - US Representative Suzanne Bonamici, 6:00pm, Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce, Community Hall, 207 N Spruce Street. INCO will have Agree/Disagree signs for you show as she talks.

Wednesday, October 18 - INCO Vote the Future Team meeting, 6:30 pm, Seaside Library Board Room

Friday, October 20 
Hispanic Cultural Celebration and Fundraiser for Families Affected by ICE, 7 pm, Chautauqua Lodge, 304 14th St NW, Long Beach, WA 98631; auction, music, pinatas, and more. Hosted by INCO Washington Peninsula, ACLU People Power, and the Dogoodnics.


UPCOMING
Wednesday, October 25 - Cannon Beach Indivisible, 6 PM, Tolovana Hall. Our special speaker will be Julie Bosworth from Moms Demand Action, a national group formed to work to prevent gun violence and monitor national and regional proposed gun legislation.  The meeting will also include planning for the "Get Out the Vote, 2018" and a Fall and Winter to-do list.  See you there & bring a friend!

Saturday, October 28 - Warrenton INCO meeting, 11 a.m., Dooger's, Warrenton

Tuesday, November 7 - INCO Oppose Bigotry Team meeting, 6 - 7:30 pm, Joan Herman's home in Astoria. All are invited to 
help us plan what proactive activities we want to organize and support. For directions, email Joan at catladyjoan@gmail.com.

Wednesday, November 8 - INCO Reading Group, 6:30 pm, Carolyn Eady's home in Astoria.  This month's book is 'This Flight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class," by Senator Elizabeth Warren. For directions, email Carolyn at cebeady@outlook.com.
MEET OUR INDIVISIBLES
Steve loves a challenge, whether it's biking up Astoria's hills or co-leading Astoria INCO and the Oppose Bigotry Team to welcome all to our area. Read more here.
 
Who are INCO's leaders-inspirers-motivators-organizers?  Find out here.
“The point is that the relative freedom which we enjoy depends on public opinion. The law is no protection. Governments make laws, but whether they are carried out, and how the police behave, depends on the general temper in the country. If large numbers of people are interested in freedom of speech, there will be freedom of speech, even if the law forbids it; if public opinion is sluggish, inconvenient minorities will be persecuted, even if laws exist to protect them.”
-- George Orwell, "Freedom of the Park"

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Just arrived: 15 bumper stickers with the "In Our America" flag graphic. Contact incoregon@gmail.com if you'd like one.

Get involved with your INCO Community Group today in Manzanita-Cannon Beach, Seaside, Warrenton, Astoria, Washington Peninsula.

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Questions, suggestions, & photos to INCO at incoregon@gmail.com
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INCO Weekly Newsletter   October 16, 2017

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